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AUTO PRODUCTION: Jaguar will become all-electric brand as part of new turnaround plan

Future Jaguar models will be built exclusively on a full-electric architecture, Jaguar Land Rover said.

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AUTO PRODUCTION: Ford to curtail F-150 production as chip shortage hits truck plants

DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. next week will be forced to curtail production of its bestselling, most profitable vehicle because of an ongoing chip shortage.

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AUTO PRODUCTION: UK car production tumbles to 'worst in a generation'

The number of new cars built in the UK last year fell by a third to just under 921,000, the lowest total since 1984, latest industry figures reveal. Output was 920,928 vehicles, a 29.3% fall on 2019, rounding off a "dreadful year", Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders chief Mike Hawes said.

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AUTO PRODUCTION: Audi idles 10,000 staff on chip shortage, but expects overall output for 2021 to be unaffected

A global semiconductor shortage is forcing Audi to put more than 10,000 workers on furlough and delay the production of some cars, CEO Markus Duesmann told the Financial Times.

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AUTO PRODUCTION: Car manufacturing hit by global semiconductor shortage

The world’s largest carmakers are facing a potentially crippling shortage of semiconductors, as chipmakers reserve supply for tech groups producing smartphones, tablets and gaming devices. Volkswagen said last month that the bottlenecks meant it would produce 100,000 fewer cars in the first quarter of the year at sites in Europe, North America and China, because its parts makers Continental and Bosch have struggled to secure supplies from their contractors.

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AUTO PRODUCTION: Toyota halts UK, French output after virus border chaos hits parts supplies

Toyota will halt production in the U.K. and France starting Tuesday due to transport delays caused by the spread of a mutant strain of coronavirus that has led several countries to close their borders with Britain.

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AUTO PRODUCTION: Toyota targets renewed interest in hydrogen with new Mirai

Toyota has achieved a 10-fold increase in production capacity for the launch of its new hydrogen-powered car amid renewed global interest in the fuel as a means of meeting carbon targets.

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AUTO PRODUCTION: China converting battery electric vehicles into platinum-linked hydrogen fuel cell vehicles

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Battery electric vehicles such as municipal buses and trucks are being converted into hydrogen fuel cell vehicles by China.

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