November 11, 2014

Emma Butcher appointed to new communications role at SMMT

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) announced the appointment of Emma Butcher as Senior Media Manager.

Emma has a wide range of experience in the automotive industry and is well-known to many in the automotive world from her previous roles

Honda to inaugurate the third motorcycle production plant in Vietnam

Honda Vietnam Co., Ltd., a Honda motorcycle and automobile sales and production joint-venture in Vietnam, held an inauguration ceremony of the third motorcycle production plant in Ha Nam Province. Vice Prime Minister of The Socialist Republic of Vietnam Hoang Trung Hai and

BMW Group's global October sales achieves 11.1 per cent growth

Demand for BMW Group vehicles increased in October with global sales for the month higher than ever before. A total of 184,297 BMW, Mini and Rolls-Royce vehicles were delivered worldwide (previous year: 165,854/+11.1 per cent). In the first ten months of the year,

November 10, 2014

GKN produces world's first two-speed eAxle for Hybrids and EVs

GKN has produced the industry's first two-speed eAxle. The technology has entered production on the BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car.

"GKN's customers aren't just looking to make their next car more efficient; they want to create new driving experiences. Our expertise in driveline

Renault Foundation forges three new academic partnerships in Algeria

The Renault Group actively contributes to the economic development of the countries in which the company leads its industrial and commercial activities by offering higher education opportunities through its Foundation.

The Renault Foundation develops

November 09, 2014

Volvo Cars starts XC60 production in China

Volvo Cars has started production of its bestselling XC60 crossover at its plant in Chengdu, expanding its production in China on the back of strong sales growth.

The Volvo XC60 is the second model to be produced in Chengdu after the plant started production of the Volvo

November 08, 2014

Ford announces senior leadership team changes under One Ford plan

Ford Motor Company announced a series of changes in its senior leadership team as it continues to deliver the company's One Ford plan for profitable growth.

Jim Farley is appointed Executive Vice-President and President of Europe, Middle East and Africa. In parallel,

Mazda North American Operations announces new appointments

Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) announces that Blase De Leo has been named to the newly-created role of Regional Director, Eastern US. The move also includes two more employee promotions in both the Northeast and Southeast regions.

In his new

BMW unveils its Lifestyle Collections

BMW has a long tradition of combining high-tech innovation with stunning, emotional design. This combination also comes to the fore in the new BMW Lifestyle Collections. The four different product families - sophisticated, classic, sporty and elegant - catch the

Hyundai-Rockar launches world's first digital retail experience

Hyundai Motor and digital retailer, Rockar unveiled the world's first digital automotive retail experience - Rockar Hyundai.

Rockar Hyundai is an innovative approach to new car buying which meets the needs of modern shoppers who are comfortable with

November 07, 2014

Jaguar Land Rover launches cutting-edge education centre

Jaguar Land Rover welcomed Rt. Hon Dr. Vince Cable MP, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills to open its cutting-edge Education Business Partnership Centre (EBPC).

The Education Centre, located at Jaguar Land Rover's Castle Bromwich

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