Porsche, Bentley synergies can help VW GroupTue, 11, Apr 2017
Hyundai preps dedicated EV platformThu, 30, Mar 2017
Hyundai is developing its first dedicated architecture for electric cars, a top executive said. The platform will allow Hyundai and sister brand Kia to sell EVs that will be "more competitive" than rival offerings, said Lee Ki-sang, a senior vice president at the automaker.
Marchionne says Alfa will share platforms with Maserati, Dodge, JeepThu, 02, Feb 2017
Nissan, Renault, Mitsubishi will share electric car platform, paper saysSun, 18, Dec 2016
Renault and Nissan will use common platform for EVsTue, 13, Dec 2016
Renault and Nissan will build the next Zoe and Leaf electric cars on a new common platform. The cars will have different exterior styling but will share underpinnings and electric motors, said Arnaud Deboeuf, a senior alliance executive.
BAIC to tap old Mercedes platform to develop vehicles, China website saysFri, 19, Aug 2016
China's BAIC Motor won approval from partner Daimler to develop vehicles using an old Mercedes E-class platform, according to a media report, which said the first vehicle based on the technology, a midsize sedan, will hit the domestic market in 2018.
Ferrari, Altair Product Design team up for next-gen vehicle platformWed, 27, Jul 2016
How Subaru plans to stay competitiveSat, 12, Mar 2016
Subaru is embarking on engineering, design and technology overhauls to keep the small-scale, niche brand competitive. The first two changes will debut in the next-generation Impreza small car arriving in the second half of the year: a new modular platform, and a new design language.
Subaru readies new platform, autonomous driving goalsMon, 07, Mar 2016
Flexible MQB? Sounds more like expendable MQB to this analystMon, 16, Nov 2015
Plastic Omnium boss foresees further gains from toughening emissions rulesTue, 14, Jul 2015
Plastic Omnium CEO Laurent Burelle wants to boost revenue 32 percent to 7 billion euros ($7.7 billion) by 2018 at the French supplier of bumpers and fuel tanks. Much of the increase is expected to come from components that will help automakers meet tougher global emissions rules, Burelle told Automotive News Europe.
Renault-Nissan savings boosted by shared CMF architectureFri, 10, Jul 2015
Renault and affiliate Nissan increased annual savings by almost one-third to 3.8 billion euros ($4.2 billion) in part through the shared use of the new CMF platform. The technology underpins models from both carmakers including the latest Qashqai compact SUV from Nissan and Renault's equivalent Kadjar, as well as Renault's updated Espace minivan.