Alcoa expands in Hungary to meet European demand for lightweight truck wheels

Industry by Autocar Pro News Desk Mar 24, 2014

Alcoa is investing US$13 million to expand its wheel manufacturing plant in Europe, to meet growing demand for its lightweight, durable, low-maintenance aluminum...


TI Automotive opens new fuel tank systems plant in Guangzhou, China

Technology by Autocar Pro News Desk Mar 22, 2014

TI Automotive, the global supplier of automotive fluid systems, opened its newest fuel tank systems production facility earlier this month in Guangzhou, China.


Honda rolls out 20 millionth automobile in the US

Industry by Autocar Pro News Desk Mar 22, 2014

The 10 millionth U.S.-built Honda Accord rolled off the assembly line yesterday at Honda's first US auto plant in Marysville, Ohio, as all four Honda auto plants...


Valeo certified as top employer in France and Europe, for third year in a row

Industry by Autocar Pro News Desk Mar 22, 2014

Valeo is now a ‘Top Employer’ in France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Romania, Spain, Turkey, and in the UK. European certification was awarded to 24...


Honda takes covers off futuristic NM4 Vultus bike

Two-Wheelers by Autocar Pro News Desk Mar 21, 2014

Honda today had the world premiere of two types of its new production model ‘NM4’ Vultus as an exhibition model (planned for production) at the 30th Osaka...

Auto Components

Next-generation Mazda engines to eclipse electric cars on emissions

Auto Components by Mark Tisshaw, Autocar UK Mar 21, 2014

The next generation of Mazda's petrol-powered models is likely to feature a 30 percent increase in real-world economy thanks to new engines with diesel-like...


VW budget brand to launch in 2016

Industry by Jim Holder, Autocar UK Mar 21, 2014

Volkswagen's new budget brand will get board approval this summer, according to German media reports.

Auto Components

GM reveals new Ecotec engine family

Auto Components by Autocar Pro News Desk Mar 20, 2014

General Motors has revealed a new generation of Ecotec small-displacement engines built on a modular architecture which, the company claims, delivers...

Passenger Vehicles

Bentley previews 2016 SUV with official picture

Passenger Vehicles by Steve Cropley, Autocar UK Mar 20, 2014

Bentley has released a new official preview image of its forthcoming SUV.


JLR invests Rs 455 crore in new press line at Halewood plant

Industry by Autocar Pro News Desk Mar 20, 2014

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has invested £45 million (Rs 455.31 crore) in a new state-of-the-art servo press line at its Halewood Operations, near Liverpool, England.