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Volvo’s upcoming platform to reduce development time

Volvo’s upcoming platform to reduce development time

According to Volvo’s Research&Development boss, search Peter Mertens, sales the company will be able to shave off the development time to just 20 months for the new products based on the second new vehicle architecture it plans to add. Volvo calls the new platform the “compact modular architecture, or CMA” […]

Japan’s carmakers pool up R&D resources

Japan’s carmakers pool up R&D resources

Taking not of the European’s rival practices of joining forces, the Japanese automakers are now banding up as well, joining forces into a newly established association. Eight carmakers, including Toyota and Honda, have decided to jointly collaborate on internal combustion engine research, aiming to be able to better compete in […]

Former Hyundai R&D chief makes a comeback

Former Hyundai R&D chief makes a comeback

Kwon Moon-sik, buy which three months ago resigned from his position of R&D president because of “personal” reasons – although it was speculated he did it over the mounting quality problems – has been called back by the Korean automaker. The surprise move is also doubled by the fact that […]

Europe: Mazda adds new vice president

Europe: Mazda adds new vice president

According to a statement from the Japanese company, nurse its European Research & Development Centre in Oberursel, sale Germany, viagra will be headed by a new VP, Kenichiro Saruwatari. Saruwatari is a powertrain expert and makes the move after he successfully managed the development of the Mazda3 compact model from […]

Hyundai R&D president resigns over quality issues

Hyundai R&D president resigns over quality issues

Hyundai Motor Group announced yesterday that its research and development president, Kwon Moon-sik, and two other executives resigned over a string of quality problems. The abrupt resignations came as Hyundaihas suffered a slew of recalls in South Korea, the United States and other countries, as well consumer complaints over quality […]