Tech, development and manufacturing

Stock take: Experts drill into the motor industry's chip issues

Industry figures analyse the shortage of semiconductors, or chips, in the car sector

20 September 2021
Tech, development and manufacturing

Inside the industry: Chip shortage comes as financial support dries up

Losses from pandemic shutdowns could be eclipsed by those caused by semiconductor shortage

20 September 2021
Tech, development and manufacturing

Gordon Murray's tips for Autocar’s Drivers of Change

Legendary designer and engineer, and guest Drivers of Change judge, gives his thoughts on this year’s competition

17 September 2021
Tech, development and manufacturing

Polestar Precept to be developed at UK base

UK R&D centre to play a key role as Precept development continues ahead of 2025 launch

14 September 2021
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Endeavour is built alongside Ecosport at Maraimalai Nagar
Tech, development and manufacturing

Ford ends car production in India after 27 years

Underutilisation of factories prompts Ford to pull the plug on Indian production, with 4000 jobs affected

9 September 2021
Tech, development and manufacturing

Ford enlists ex-Apple Car and Tesla development boss

Doug Field, known for developing the Tesla Model 3 and Apple Car, takes charge of connected services at Ford

8 September 2021
Tech, development and manufacturing

Mercedes to scale back AMG performance line-up

Performance division is set to concentrate on high-end models in electrification era

7 September 2021
Tech, development and manufacturing

DS to go electric-only in 2024 with first bespoke EV

Stellantis's premium brand will make all-electric switch with new model and electric version of DS 4 hatchback

31 August 2021
Tech, development and manufacturing

World’s largest semiconductor manufacturer set to raise prices

Reports indicate Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company could increase costs by as much as a fifth

27 August 2021
Tech, development and manufacturing

Semiconductor crisis: latest updates as chip shortage cripples industry

Production lines halted, lead times extended and options removed from cars all over the world

20 August 2021

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