#ASIA

Batteries

Nissan Looks to the Future with Ariya EV

New look, more tech. The first in a wave of new models. 
#asia #Mitsubishi #Renault

Propulsion

A Stick Shift Without the Foot Work

Hyundai debuts manual gearbox sans clutch pedal, in India
#Hyundai #tech #Kia

Sales

Global Car Sales Fell 18% in June

China, Korea are bright spots as other markets lag
#asia #europe #americas

Production

All Toyota Plants Running for First Time in 5 Months

A testimony to persistence as factory in Venezuela reopens
#Ford #asia #Toyota

Business

Honda Expands Partnership with Chinese Battery Giant

The deal is the latest win for CATL, which claims to be the world’s largest battery supplier.
#asia #Toyota #GeneralMotors

Sales

June Car Sales in China Up—and Down

Rebound continues, but year-on-year results lag
#asia #europe #covid-19

Production

Toyota Touts New Electronics Plating Tech

Stamping-type process designed to cut waste and manufacturing emissions
#asia #tech #sustainability

Labor

EV Startup Byton Suspends Operations

Waiting out the coronavirus pandemic
#asia #BMW #Byton

Sales

Report: The Revolution Ahead for Automakers

Deloitte spells out what carmakers must do to excel
#asia #dealers #europe

Formula One Drops Three More Races

8 races finalized, plans for 7 more by year-end
#asia #racing #europe

Design

FCA Wins Trade Ruling on Jeep Lookalike Case

The lookalike grille is gone, but the resemblance remains
#asia #legal #Chrysler

Connectivity

Honda Partners with Neusoft on Connectivity

Tech joint venture expands years of collaboration
#asia #tech #Honda

Sales

New-Car Wholesales in China Jumped 7% in May

Increase hints at recovery pace for U.S., European car markets
#asia

Production

Honda Rebounds from Cyber Attack

Incursions reportedly hit the U.S., Europe and Japan
#Nissan #Renault #asia

Sales

Retail Sales in China Rise 2%

Full-year registrations likely to fall 10%.
#covid-19 #asia #Tesla

Economics

Coronavirus Auto Industry Roundup: June 5

More plants open, but others are targeted for closure
#asia #europe #covid-19

Economics

Study: U.S. Car Sales Won’t Hit 17 Million Again Until 2026

AlixPartners: The industry was weakening before the coronavirus arrived
#asia #europe #sustainability

Sales

Coronavirus Auto Industry Roundup: May 29

Production grows unevenly in U.S., Europe
#asia #europe #covid-19

Business

VW Hikes Stakes in Chinese EV Ventures

Underscoring the company’s long-term EV goals
#asia #europe #Volkswagen

Economics

Nissan’s Rx: Major Surgery

Uchida Plans Ghosn-like turnaround blitz for ailing carmaker
#asia #people #Datsun