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Return of the Japanese Sports Coupe Renaissance
Return of the Japanese Sports Coupe Renaissance

A few weeks ago I waxed nostalgic about the 90s Japanese Renaissance. In the next few years, we are going to see some t...

Jul 24, 2008 (9 years ago)


Three Million Minis... The Second Time Around

TUE, 6 DEC, 2016

It’s been 15 years since the debut of the second-generation Mini and the three-millionth vehicle has just rolled from the assembly line.

Second-Generation Mazda CX-5 Production Begins In Japan

WED, 30 NOV, 2016

Mazda has commenced production of the new2017 CX-5 at its Ujina plant near Hiroshima, ahead of the medium SUV’s Japanese-market introduc...

Tesla Moves Production Further In-House With Acquisition Of Automated Assembly Firm

WED, 9 NOV, 2016

In most instances automotive production is balanced between what a manufacturer can manage under its own steam, and a steady supply of systems and ...

A Quick Chat With The New Prime Minister And Nissan Recommits To Its English Plant

FRI, 28 OCT, 2016

Renault-Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn called-in to 10 Downing Street, London recently for a brief chat with new British PM Theresa May.

Ford F-150 Joins Mustang On The Sidelines As Ford Factories Switch Off

WED, 19 OCT, 2016

Ford has moved to halt production of its sales-king in the US, the F-150 pickup, as demand for the model and others eases in its home market.

Final Holden Cruze Rolls-Off The Assembly Line In Elizabeth, SA

MON, 10 OCT, 2016

On the same day Ford produced its last cars in Australia, and two days before another Holden victory at our nation’s ‘Great Race’...

Mazda MX-5 RF Production Begins In Japan

THU, 6 OCT, 2016

Production of the second Mazda MX-5 variant has begun in Japan, with the retractable hardtop MX-5 RF version rolling down the line at Mazda’s...

Jaguar Land Rover To Maintain 'Britishness' Despite Globalisation Of The Brand

MON, 3 OCT, 2016

While Jaguar Land Rover has added new production facilities outside of the UK in an expanding global reach, the company maintains that it is, ...

BMW Sends Last Z4 'Down The Line' - Z5 Near?

TUE, 30 AUG, 2016

Without any fanfare, BMW has reportedly sent the last of its current generation Z4 roadsters down the line at its Regensburg, Germany factory.

Honda NSX - Right-Hand-Drive Production Begins Ahead Of Australian Arrival

TUE, 23 AUG, 2016

It has been a long wait but right-hand-drive versions of the acclaimed NSX are now in production at Honda’s Precision Manufacturing Centre in...



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