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Battery producer says Tesla competition is not menacing


LG Chem, the South Korean auto battery maker that seems poised to dominate the global market for the packs that represent the lifeline of plug-in hybrid and electric cars, says it would take hold of 25% of the segment’s US sales by 2017. Although many analysts, executives and observers forecasted electric cars as the next big thing for the automotive world, ...
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UK: rejuvenating car production rises above French production levels
The Great Britain was once a proud nation of automakers – they had numerous companies that lifted the auto industry to new standards. Now, though, there’s no British carmaker left. True, ...
Russia: auto decline to lead into dealership mergers
According to the founder of Rolf, one of Russia’s major dealerships, the fast declining situation on the car market might force many of the country’s dealerships to merge or “die”. Russian ...
Report – Japan’s Panasonic mulls stake in European auto parts maker Ficosa
Panasonic Corp, best known as the battery provider and investor partner for California-based electric carmaker Tesla, is reportedly mulling acquiring a stake in Spanish auto parts producer Ficosa International SA. According ...
Germany’s ZF sees more acquisitions on the line
ZF Friedrichshafen AG, fresh from announcing a $11.7 billion deal to purchase TRW Automotive Holdings Corp., forming the world’s second largest auto supplier, eyes more acquisitions in the near to ...
EU Chamber urges China to open after-market car service
The European Union Chamber of Commerce's China arm urged the country’s government to allow more competition for the vehicle after-market service as current regulations are the reason for the monopoly ...
Chengdu Motor Show: 2015 Buick Envision revealed
After the China-only crossover was shown in leaked images numerous times and even General Motors released almost every imaginable detail about it, the model officially made its public debut during ...
Russian government to revive car scrappage scheme
In an all out effort to rescue an automotive industry that has been skydiving lately, the Russian government will pledge 10 billion rubles (207 million euros) to reintroduce an incentive ...
Japanese makers question Philippines expansion strategies
The automakers from Japan that have local production facilities in Philippines are growing dissatisfied with the government’s reluctance to restart a sliding auto manufacturing industry. The top Japanese automakers are now ...
China: Japanese auto-parts suppliers hit by record fine
After scrutiny from Chinese regulators impacted several carmakers, with two of them – Audi and Mercedes – facing fines of their own, the authorities have found a dozen Japanese parts ...

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