Companies unite on autonomous car OS to challenge Google

December 12, 2018
Toyota, LG and other concerns form foundation to develop open-source system

China's BYD plans to list its battery business by 2022

December 6, 2018
BYD, which sells the Tang series of cars and plug-in petrol-electric hybrid model Qin, has been trying to shift to all-electric vehicles but has faced battery shortages. It is building more battery production bases to boost capacity.

China regulator to propose 50% cut to car purchase tax

October 29, 2018
China's top economic planning body is proposing to cut the tax levied on car purchases by half, as the impact of an escalating trade war with the United States threatens to slow the Chinese economy and affect demand for vehicles, Bloomberg reported on Monday.

UK production falls 17% on diesel squeeze, Brexit

October 25, 2018
LONDON -- British car production fell by 17 percent last month, hit by new emissions regulations, model changes, trade tensions, and uncertainty over diesel policy and Brexit, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) said in a statement.

Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover to cut output in UK plant

September 18, 2018
Tata Motors' luxury unit Jaguar Land Rover is cutting its production schedule at a plant in the U.K. starting next month, citing the uncertainties triggered by Britain's exit from the European Union

Suzuki exits China to boost focus on India and Africa

September 5, 2018
Suzuki Motor will stop producing vehicles in China, the world's largest car market, amid flagging sales and the rise of electric vehicles, a field the Japanese carmaker has not waded into.
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