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Renault, Bollore weigh joint electric car plans

Sept. 12, 2013 10:59 CET
Renault and industrial group Bollore will join forces in bidding for electric car-sharing contracts and assembling battery-powered vehicles in France.... Read More »

 

Daimler, Renault-Nissan to extend global cooperation with vans made in Japan

Sept. 12, 2013 06:01 CET
Daimler and Renault are expanding their global cooperation to include commercial vans made in Japan as the manufacturers continue to identify new projects together.... Read More »

 

Daimler to add Renault-Nissan Fuso vans to global cooperation

12:07 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 11, 2013
Daimler AG and Renault SA are expanding their global cooperation to include commercial vans made in Japan as the manufacturers continue to identify new projects together.... Read More »

 

Nissan, Daimler to jointly build small luxury cars in Mexico, report says

5:06 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 3, 2013
Nissan and Daimler will build small Infiniti and Mercedes-Benz luxury cars at a Nissan plant in Mexico, two sources told Reuters Tuesday. The $2-billion Aguascalientes plant, which will open late this year next to an existing Nissan assembly plant, is expected to build the new Infiniti Q30, a compact four-door hatchback that will share engines and some chassis components with the Mercedes-Benz GLA, the sources said.... Read More »

 

Daimler, Nissan to jointly build small luxury cars in Mexico, report says

Sept. 3, 2013 23:06 CET
Nissan and Daimler will build small Infiniti and Mercedes luxury cars at a Nissan plant in Mexico, sources said. The $2-billion Aguascalientes plant is expected to build the new Infiniti Q30, a compact four-door hatchback that will share engines and some chassis components with the Mercedes GLA.... Read More »

 

AutoTrader.com, Carfax renew agreement

3:21 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 28, 2013
AutoTrader and Carfax said today they have renewed their partnership, but with one major change: It's no longer an exclusive deal for Carfax.... Read More »

 

Fiat, Guangzhou agree to build Jeeps at JV plant in China, report says

Aug. 21, 2013 11:16 CET
Fiat and China partner Guangzhou have agreed to produce Jeeps at a joint-venture assembly plant in the central China city of Changsha, according to Chinese media.... Read More »

 

VW, Suzuki exploring options to resolve legal battle, report says

4:43 pm U.S. ET | July 26, 2013
Volkswagen and Suzuki are exploring options to either revive cooperation efforts or enter a settlement to end a two-year legal battle over a failed partnership, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg.... Read More »

 

Ford splits with Toyota, plans own truck hybrid system

2:28 pm U.S. ET | July 23, 2013
Ford and Toyota said today they would end a partnership to develop gasoline-electric systems for pickups and SUVs. Ford is on track to bring its rear-wheel-drive hybrid system to market later this decade, Raj Nair, the company’s product development chief, said today. Toyota and Ford mutually agreed to end their collaboration after the r&d phase, he said.... Read More »

 

GM is focused on completing PSA programs, Girsky says

July 12, 2013 21:37 CET
General Motors Vice Chairman Steve Girsky reiterated that the automaker doesn't plan to invest further in PSA/Peugeot-Citroen and called speculation about expanding ties between the automakers a distraction.... Read More »

 

GM is focused on completing Peugeot programs, Girsky says

3:37 pm U.S. ET | July 12, 2013
General Motors Vice Chairman Steve Girsky reiterated that the automaker doesn’t plan to invest further in PSA Peugeot Citroen and called speculation about expanding ties between the automakers a distraction.... Read More »

 

Peugeot, GM study U.S. van program, report says

8:59 am U.S. ET | July 10, 2013
General Motors may sell PSA Peugeot Citroen commercial vans in the United States under plans being discussed to expand the carmakers' operational alliance, a French newspaper reported.... Read More »

 

Fiat, PSA will invest 700 million euros to extend van venture in Italy

July 9, 2013 13:49 CET
Fiat and PSA will invest more than $900 million to replace aging van models that the two automakers build together at their SevelSud plant in Italy.... Read More »

 

Renault-Dongfeng may sign China production deal this month

July 8, 2013 11:19 CET
Renault and Dongfeng Motor are hoping to sign a joint-venture deal later this month to begin production of vehicles in China. The operation would have annual production capacity of 150,000 vehicles and begin producing SUVs and minivans in 2014.... Read More »

 

Caterham, Renault to expand JV

July 5, 2013 10:18 CET
UK sports car maker Caterham is expanding its joint venture with Renault beyond the revival of the Alpine brand with the development of Caterham-badged SUV and subcompact models, Chairman Tony Fernandes said. The vehicles will be based on Renault technology and destined for Asian markets, Renault said.... Read More »

 

Bosch forms battery JV with Mitsubishi, GS Yuasa

June 21, 2013 06:01 CET
German industrial group Robert Bosch said it has agreed to work on automotive lithium ion battery development with Mitsubishi and Japanese battery maker GS Yuasa International.... Read More »

 

Daimler-BYD JV says big China dealer group may sell Denza EV brand

June 18, 2013 13:46 CET
Shenzhen BYD Daimler New Technology, a 50-50 JV between Daimler and BYD, may sell its Denza-brand electric cars at Zhongsheng Group Holdings' dealerships, the partnership said.... Read More »

 

Dongfeng-PSA sales rise 37% in April on new models

May 21, 2013 08:49 CET
PSA's China joint venture with Dongfeng Motor Corp. said it increased sales 37 percent last month to 45,303 units helped by strong demand for its stretched Citroen C4 and Peugeot 3008 models.... Read More »

 

GM to rebadge Nissan's small commercial vans for Chevy

10:42 am U.S. ET | May 14, 2013
General Motors has turned to Nissan to put Chevrolet dealers into the small cargo van market. GM, in a statement today, said it will rebadge Nissan's new four-cylinder NV200 commercial van as the Chevrolet City Express in the fall of 2014.... Read More »

 

Faurecia, China's Changan form JV to make interior parts

May 1, 2013 13:28 CET
Faurecia has formed a joint venture with China's Changan Automobile Group that will build two factories to produce instrument panels, door panels, consoles and other interior components.... Read More »

 

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