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Toyota’s CSRC Launches Study On Autonomous, Connected Vehicle Technologies

Toyota’s CSRC Launches Study On Autonomous, Connected Vehicle Technologies

Toyota’s Collaborative Safety Research Center (CSRC) today formally launched the next phase of its research mission, celebrating the successful conclusion of its first five years of auto safety research. The new research effort, named CSRC Next, will focus on the challenges and opportunities of autonomous and connected vehicle technologies over the next decade. First announced

First China-Built Volvo S90 Saloons Arrive In Europe Via Ground-Breaking Rail Link

Volvo Cars has become the first car maker in the world to export China-made cars to Europe by train via China’s new ‘One Belt, One Road’ trade initiative. The first S90 premium saloons, built at its Daqing plant in China, will arrive at a distribution centre in Zeebrugge, Belgium this week. The cars have been

Mercedes-Benz paving future way of the supplier network USA

Mercedes-Benz is setting the course for the future at the Mercedes-Benz U. S. International, Inc. Supplier Forum 2017, held last week in Alabama. In strategic discussions with selected suppliers, Mercedes-Benz met with its supplier network for the future production program at the Tuscaloosa plant in Alabama – the traditional manufacturing location for SUVs. “Our suppliers

Ford Mustang – Best-selling Sports Car In 2016

Ford Mustang has been the best-selling sports car in the U.S. during the past 50 years, and now thanks to growing popularity in Europe and elsewhere, the iconic pony car is the most popular sports car in the world, according to Ford analysis of IHS Markit new vehicle registration data in the sports car segment.

Jim Hackett appointed as President & CEO of Ford

Jim Hackett is president and chief executive officer, Ford Motor Company, effective May 22, 2017. He also is a member of the company’s board of directors. Under Hackett’s leadership, together with Bill Ford, Ford is strengthening its automotive business and accelerating a strategic shift to capitalize on opportunities during a transformative period for the auto

Ford Honours Dana At World Excellence Award

Dana Incorporated has been honored by Ford Motor Company as a top-performing supplier, receiving a Ford World Excellence Award. The announcement was made during the 19th annual Ford World Excellence Awards ceremony, held last week at the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan. Dana was recognized in the category of “Aligned Business Framework” for exemplifying Ford’s

Malaysia Commercial Vehicle Expo 2017 Back For A Third Run

The biennial Malaysia Commercial Vehicle Expo (MCVE) is back this year, from 18 to 20 May 2017 at the Malaysia International Exhibition and Convention Centre (MIECC), Kuala Lumpur. One of the various communications channels for the commercial vehicle industry provided by Asian Trucker Media, the exhibition serves to show the latest in commercial vehicles to