Nissan has unveiled the latest addition to its Light Commercial Vehicle line-up: the new NV250 compact van.
The NV250 will be on sale across Europe from September 2019.
The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) has published new data highlighting the correlation between the affordability of electric cars and their market uptake.
This ACEA analysis compares national data on the sales of electrically-chargeable vehicles (ECVs) with GDP per capita in the EU member states for the full-year 2018.
PSA Group will offer full-electric versions of its Peugeot Boxer and Citroen Jumper medium vans as it completes plans to electrify its range of light-commercial vehicles.
The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA in French) rapport in the first quarter of 2019, the EU market for commercial vehicles expanded by 5.1%.
The digital car and alternative drive systems are in the focus of Auto Shanghai which takes place from 18 to 25 April 2019.
For eight days the world’s largest motor show in the Chinese economic metropolis will again attract the inter-national automotive world.
In 2018 MAN Truck & Bus increased its turnover by 8% over the previous year to €10.8 billion. In terms of numbers of units, sales increased by about 14 % to more than 102,500 units, while order intake registered a huge increase of 20 %.
Toyota said it would grant licenses on nearly 24,000 patents on technologies used in its Prius, the world’s first mass-produced “green” car, and offer to supply competitors with components including motors, power converters and batteries used in its lower-emissions vehicles.
In February 2019, the EU market for commercial vehicles continued to grow (+4.7%). Registrations increased from 173,492 to 181,636 units, with growth being sustained across all commercial vehicle segments, ACEA (European Automobile Manufacturers Association) reports.
Volvo Cars is sending a strong signal about the dangers of speeding and will limit the top speed on all its cars to 180 kph from 2020.
Apart from limiting top speeds, the company is also investigating how a combination of smart speed control and geofencing technology could automatically limit speeds around schools and hospitals in future.
INFINITI Motor Company has today announced a restructuring plan that will focus the brand on its largest growth markets, specifically North America and China, while withdrawing from Western Europe.
As a result of this restructuring plan, production of the Q30 and QX30 is to cease by mid-2019 at the manufacturing location in Sunderland, UK.