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VW Golf hybrid production hit by battery cell shortage
22.February 2021

Volkswagen’s biggest plant in Wolfsburg, Germany, is struggling to meet strong demand for the Golf model due to shortages of battery cells for hybrid versions and semiconductor components, the company’s labor leader told a German newspaper.

Jaguar Land Rover to cut 2,000 salaried jobs
18.February 2021

Jaguar Land Rover expects to reduce its global salaried workforce by about 2,000 people in the next financial year as the U.K. automaker cuts costs under new CEO Thierry Bollore.

Gothenburg orders 22 Volvo double-deckers
11.February 2021

Keolis has ordered 22 of Volvo Buses’ new double-decker model, the Volvo 9700 DD. The coaches will be used for express services between Gothenburg and Borås from December 2021.

Skoda’s lack of chips can complicate production
1.February 2021

Škoda Auto, the automaker from Mladá Boleslav, has faced a shortage of chips as part of its bulk equipment in its cars. This could lead to interruptions or cuts to production of some models, said Martina Gillichová, a spokeswoman for Škoda Auto, last week.

China holds key to the future success of Stellantis
5.January 2021

Following the news that the shareholders of Peugeot- Citroën (PSA) and Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) have approved the proposed merger to create Stellantis, Mike Vousden, Automotive Analyst at GlobalData, offers his view.

Volvo Buses continues to electrify Europe
12.November 2020

Volvo Buses continues to strengthen its position on the European market for electromobility system solutions and electrically powered buses. Over the past year´s the company has received a large number of new orders from various cities throughout Europe.

UK September car production lowest in 25 years
30.October 2020

Britain’s car manufacturing industry had its weakest September in 25 years due to a slump in the number of vehicles exported to the United States, industry figures showed on Thursday.

VW returned to profit in third quarter
29.October 2020

Volkswagen Group returned to profitability in the third quarter, helped by a surge in demand in China, despite an overall drop in global vehicle deliveries during the COVID-19 pandemic.

VW begins production of ID4 EV in Germany
21.August 2020

Volkswagen Group has begun regular production of ID.4 crossover, the second model in a planned family of electric vehicles that will be built and sold around the world.