Toyota

  • Manjit Singh Toyota
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    Toyota North America appoints CIO

    2018-06-26T11:48:58Z

    US - Manjit Singh has become chief information officer and group vice president of information systems at Toyota Motor North America (TMNA). He will work alongside Chris Tinto, group vice president of mobility, and Steve Basra, vice president of connected technology, to enhance profitability and develop digital systems. "We are ...

  • VW Workshop e-mobility
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    VW invests in solid state batteries

    2018-06-21T11:00:57Z

    Germany - The OEM has started a new joint venture with QuantumScape - a start-up based in San José, California, that holds around 200 patents and patent applications for solid state battery technology. VW has promised to invest US$100m in the Stanford spin-off, and the two companies will now work ...

  • Drive-E 4 cylinder Diesel Engine - D3/D2 Front
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    Diesel – is the final curtain about to fall?

    2018-06-19T15:14:22Z

    Car companies across Europe are facing a serious problem with their diesel line-ups; whether it is the loss of consumer confidence following the VW crisis, or a rising environmental awareness among consumers, coupled with evident official policy moving against diesel, barely a week goes by without reports of declining diesel ...

  • Jeff Moore
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    Volvo reveals Charleston plant manager

    2018-06-19T11:29:06Z

    Jeff Moore US - Jeff Moore has been named vice president, manufacturing, Americas and plant manager for the Volvo Car Charleston plant - the OEM's first car manufacturing facility in the country. He has 33 years of experience in automotive manufacturing operations, having recently served as senior vice president ...

  • Land Rover discovery Solihull
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    JLR opts for EU over UK

    2018-06-13T11:49:05Z

    Uncertainties surrounding Brexit are causing some OEMs to move car production from the UK to Europe. Michael Nash investigates In November 2016, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) said that it would make its all-new Discovery in the UK and Slovakia in order to meet soaring demand in the segment. But news ...

  • Ford Otosan Turkey
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    Aumentando o volume

    2018-05-30T09:26:23Z

    A Turquia está nas margens geográficas da Europa, mas é fundamental para sua rede de manufatura automotiva. Ian Henry reporta. De acordo com a associação de comércio automotivo da Turquia, OSD, no final de 2017, os fabricantes de automóveis da Turquia tinham uma capacidade de produção de cerca de 2 ...

  • Mazda Ujina
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    Mazda hits 50m production milestone

    2018-05-29T12:32:26Z

    Japan - The company has recently announced that it has made over 50m units in the country, 86 years after it produced its first three-wheeled truck in October 1931. "Even making 1m cars a year, it would take 50 years to reach this milestone, showing just how long Mazda’s history ...

  • Ford Otosan Turkey
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    Subiendo el volumen

    2018-05-29T09:57:58Z

    Turquía se encuentra en un extremo de Europa, pero es fundamental en la red automotriz del continente. Informe de Ian Henry Según la asociación turca de comercio, OSD, a finales de 2017 los constructores automotrices turcos tenían una capacidad total de producción de cerca de 2m de vehículos repartidos en ...

  • Ford Otosan Turkey
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    Raising the volume

    2018-05-25T10:31:31Z

    Turkey is on Europe’s geographic fringes, but central to its automotive manufacturing network. Ian Henry reports According to the Turkish automotive trade association, OSD, at the end of 2017, Turkey’s automotive manufacturers had a total production capacity of close to 2m vehicles a year, divided c1.4m cars, c400,000 vans and ...

  • Artist rendering of the FC stack production building within the Honsha Plant premises
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    Toyota to build fuel cell facilities

    2018-05-24T12:27:42Z

    Japan - The OEM has revealed plans to construct a new building next to its Honsha Plant in Toyota City for the production of fuel cell stacks. Work on the exterior has already been completed, with the facility covering an area of 70,000 sq.m, and work on the interior is ...