OEMs and Suppliers in Focus – Page 14

  • 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Engine
    Article

    GM to make new engine in Tonawanda

    2019-07-24T09:00:00Z

    US - The 6.2-litre V8 engine will be used in the new Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

  • ZF eight-speed transmission assembly Saarbrucken
    Article

    Easing into electrification

    2019-07-24T08:45:00Z

    ZF is offering both hybrid and pure electric powertrain solutions to its customers in order to encourage the auto industry’s transition to electrification. Michael Nash looks into its strategy…

  • Tucson HMMC
    Article

    Team building at Hyundai, Czech Republic

    2019-07-22T13:20:00Z

    Gareth Price reports on a collaborative approach to production quality that prompted Hyundai to locate assembly of its N performance brand in the Czech Republic

  • Scott Ward
    Article

    Scott Ward, director of manufacturing, Aston Martin St Athan

    2019-07-22T12:51:00Z

    As Aston Martin opens its brand new St Athan facility ready for production of its DBX, Nick Gibbs meets director of manufacturing at the plant, Scott Ward

  • Aston Martin DBX built at St Athan
    Article

    Made in Wales

    2019-07-22T12:12:00Z

    Nick Gibbs reports on the opening of Aston Martin’s SUV plant in South Wales, all set to build the new DBX

  • FCA Mirafiori Fiat 500 BEV
    Article

    FCA starts building BEV production line

    2019-07-15T14:20:00Z

    Italy - The highly automated line will be used to make the Fiat 500 BEV

  • SEAT-starts-production-of-a-new-gearbox_03_HQ
    Article

    Volkswagen Group starts producing new gearbox

    2019-07-15T11:39:00Z

    Spain - Around 450,000 units of the new gearbox will be made of the new MQ281 gearbox

  • EvoBus Daimler Mannheim
    Article

    Solar flair

    2019-07-09T11:32:00Z

    Sven Schulz, CEO of battery systems supplier Akasol, speaks to Gareth Price about the company’s involvement with Daimler’s next generation electrified bus

  • BMW 7 Series final inspection Dingolfing
    Article

    A blaze in Bavaria

    2019-07-09T10:58:00Z

    The foundations have been laid at BMW’s Dingolfing plant to make more electrified models and components, but more is yet to come. Michael Nash reports

  • Mercedes GLC Bremen
    Article

    Mercedes starts GLC production at Bremen

    2019-07-04T16:15:00Z

    Germany - The latest generation of the Mercedes-Benz GLC is now being made at the company’s Bremen plant

  • Opel Astra
    News

    Opel to build new Astra in two Europe plants

    2019-06-27T16:24:00Z

    Italy - The new Opel Astra will be built in Germany and potentially the UK, depending on the outcome of Brexit

  • Mercedes-Benz Cars MoU Egypt assembly
    Article

    Mercedes to assemble cars in Egypt

    2019-06-25T10:38:00Z

    Egypt - Mercedes-Benz Cars is looking to strengthen its position in Egypt by starting local assembly and establishing a training centre

  • LiveWire2
    Article

    The future on two-wheels

    2019-06-25T09:12:00Z

    The two-wheel sector is mirroring the car market with a host of new manufacturers challenging the established OEMs and launching a new generation of electric motorcycles and scooters. Nick Holt reports

  • Luca de Meo, SEAT
    Article

    Interview: Luca de Meo, CEO, SEAT

    2019-06-25T09:06:00Z

    Seat has a long history of making affordable and reliable cars, but how will the company continue to do so while also electrifying its line up? Michael Nash sits down with Luca de Meo to find out

  • BMW Spartanburg
    Article

    Conference: Insight @ BMW

    2019-06-24T11:18:00Z

    For its latest North American car body engineering Insight conference, the Automotive Circle heads to upstate South Carolina – a region that’s home to the largest plant in the BMW manufacturing network…

  • Nissan Qashqai Sunderland
    Article

    Nissan builds 10m vehicles at Sunderland

    2019-06-20T14:38:00Z

    UK - Nissan has hit a major milestone at its Sunderland plant 

  • FCA concept
    Article

    The Fiat-Renault merger – inevitability postponed?

    2019-06-18T15:44:00Z

    Ian Henry provides insight on the situation between FCA and its partners and potential partners

  • GM Flint Assembly Chevrolet Silverado
    Article

    GM hedges bets on pick-ups

    2019-06-13T09:40:00Z

    GM has made two recent investments in order to boost production of its best-selling pick-up trucks in the US

  • Aston Martin DBX St Athan 11
    Article

    Aston Martin St Athan

    2019-06-12T14:13:00Z

    Production has started at Aston Martin’s second UK manufacturing plant. Located in St Athan, Wales, it is the company’s sole production facility for the DBX - Aston Martin’s first SUV. 

  • EV batteries
    Article

    Gaining momentum

    2019-06-10T10:58:00Z

    Vehicle makers and tier suppliers are embarking on huge changes to their production operations and range line-ups to supply electrified vehicles. Ian Henry looks at who’s charging ahead and who’s falling flat