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Automotive News Europe honors the winners of the 2021 Rising Stars awards. Through Oct. 11, the 25 winners will be featured. The Rising Star for Digital is Diana Banozic, who is vice president product creation and industrial digital at Volvo Cars. For her full profile click here. The 2021 Rising Stars winners were honored on
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Automotive News Europe honors the winners of the 2021 Rising Stars awards. Through Oct. 11, the 25 winners will be featured. The Rising Star for Design is Julie Schwieder, who is assistant chief color designer at Toyota Europe. For her full profile click here. The 2021 Rising Stars winners were honored on Sept. 6. To
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Automotive News Europe honors the winners of the 2021 Rising Stars awards. Through Oct. 11, the 25 winners will be featured. The Rising Star for Customer Relationship Management is Stefanie Paetow, who is head of CRM at Audi. For her full profile click here. The 2021 Rising Stars winners were honored on Sept. 6. To
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MUNICH — Hyundai is considering whether to expand its full-electric Ioniq sub-brand to smaller cars based on the E-GMP platform, including a successor to the Kona small SUV, the brand’s marketing chief said. “It would make sense to extend all the benefits associated with the E-GMP platform to smaller vehicles,” Thomas Schemera, global head of marketing
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MUNICH — Volkswagen Group CEO Herbert Diess is optimistic that there are sufficient funds, internal or external, to pull off its ambitious plan to build six large battery factories across Europe with partners by the end of the decade. “The required capital is available in the market. Northvolt has shown this,” Diess said on the
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The executives chosen as 2021 Automotive News Europe Eurostars set themselves apart by exceeding expectations in a very challenging year. Frank Klein, president of Magna Steyr, is this year’s Eurostar winner for Supplier Division Head. For his full profile please click here. Automotive News Europe and Capgemini Invent will honor a new winner each weekday
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Japan’s Rohm says that vital semiconductors for automobiles and industrial machinery will likely remain in short supply at least throughout next year, adding to ominous warnings about further fallout from the global chip crisis. The Kyoto-based chipmaker, whose customers include Toyota, Ford and Honda, has been hampered by a severe shortage of key materials as
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The Dacia Sandero small hatchback was Europe’s top-selling car in July as overall registrations in the region fell 24 percent, ending four months of growth. New-car sales fell to 967,830 last month from 1.27 million in July 2020, according to data from 26 European markets collected by JATO Dynamics. The Sandero had the No. 1
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The organizers of the Geneva auto show and representatives from Qatar Tourism announced plans to host a Middle East version of the event in Doha, Qatar’s capital, in autumn 2023. The Qatar show will be held at the at Doha Exhibition and Convention Center and will take place every two years, while the Geneva show
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Longtime global auto executive Bo Andersson, who once led General Motors’ massive global purchasing operations, has been appointed CEO of UzAuto Motors and UzAuto Motors Powertrain. Those two entities are the biggest manufacturing subsidiaries of UzAvtoSanoat, an auto company owned by Uzbekistan’s government that produces Chevrolet vehicles under a technical license agreement with GM. Andersson’s
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First created to usher in a fully autonomous era of driving, lidar technology is now a cornerstone of the emerging driver-assist market. And lidar companies are drawing the attention of customers — and perhaps equally importantly, investors — as they race to make their systems better and less expensive. Old stalwarts and newcomers to the
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Formula E champions Mercedes will withdraw from the all-electric series in 2022 to concentrate on Formula One. The company said it will end its involvement as a team entrant and manufacturer at the end of Season 8, in August 2022. “Moving forward, the company will concentrate its works motorsport activities on Formula 1, reinforcing the
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