EVs on the global fast track

This month's EV round-up shows bold moves by automakers including mobile charging points and joint ventures

Tags: BP, electric vehicles, India, N America, Nissan, OEM Equipment, Renault

28th February, 2018        

Auto giants move closer in business alliances

Nissan becomes Mitsubishi's largest shareholder while Suzuki and Toyota explore business partnership

Tags: Japan, Nissan, OEM Equipment, Renault, Toyota

30th October, 2016        

Automakers will pay the price for missing 2020 Euro emission targets

A Frost & Sullivan highlights the cost benefits of hitting the tough Euro emissions targets after analysing nine OEMs for potential compliance.

Tags: BMW, CO2 emissions, Daimler, Europe, Nissan, OEM Equipment, Renault, Toyota

4th April, 2016        

European new car CO2 emissions fall

Average CO2 emissions for new cars in Europe fell by at leats 2g/km with Renault recording the lowest average emissions, according to a JATO Dynamics report.

Tags: automotive industry, CO2 emissions, Europe, Lubes tech, Renault, Scandinavia

10th March, 2015        

PSA Peugeot Citroën is top in Europe for emissions reduction

PSA Peugeot Citroën is first in reducing emissions at end-2014 in Europe, with an average of 110.3 grams of CO2 per kilometre, compared with an average of 123.7 grams for the European market.

Tags: CNPC, CO2 emissions, Europe, Lubes tech, Renault

9th February, 2015        

Consumer electronics and the automotive industry

There is increasing convergence of consumer electronics and the automotive industry.

Tags: automotive industry, GM, Mobile technology, OEM Equipment, Renault

12th February, 2014        

Renault concept car gets off to a flying start

Renault's new concept car the Kwid includes a flying quadcopter drone.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, Europe, Renault

10th February, 2014        

China’s oil majors to announce falling profits, say analysts

China's largest oil producers likely to be hit by combination of increased refining costs and fluctuating crude prices and show falling profits for 2012.

Tags: China, CNOOC, CNPC, Corporate News, Forecasts, Renault, Sinopec

22nd March, 2013        

Renault and GM to step up production in central China

Two auto majors to use joint venture to expand Chinese-based manufacturing operations

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, GM, OEM and automotive, Renault

23rd February, 2012        

Renault and Total stay partners

French lubes and auto producers seal an extended OEM partnership

Tags: automotive industry, Europe, Lubes news, Renault, Total

23rd February, 2012        

Euro car market remains volatile

The European car market remains volatile with German and Italian sales down, but France and the UK see signs of improvement.

Tags: automotive industry, Europe, Renault

12th August, 2010        

Corporate news - Bulletin 112 (Apr 10)

Aramco expands its Yanbu refinery; Shell and BP consolidate in Africa; Chevron contracts but expands in Sri Lanka; better news for Fuchs; Ford sells Volvo to China; Renault-Nissan join forces with Daimler; and Afton buys Polartech.

Tags: Africa, Afton Chemicals, Aramco, Asia, automotive industry, BP, Chevron, Europe, Ford, Fuchs, Helix, Nissan, Renault, S America, Shell, Volvo

1st April, 2010        

And Finally... Bulletin 108 (Dec 09)

Renault revives the Gordini brand; nitrogen in your tyres can mean safer driving; something fishy at Nissan; prize for a professor; the latest F1 news and the ultimate present for frustrated racing drivers.

Tags: F1, Nissan, Renault

23rd November, 2009        


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