Hyundai is the world’s sixth largest automotive producer. Lookers also offer specialist Volkswagen Industrial Vehicle centres in Glasgow and Guildford , selling a full vary of latest and used VW vans (together with the Transporter ), as well as aftersales services. Regardless of General Motors’ decision to dis-invest from South Africa, remaining carmakers say they’re still dedicated to the local market.

As the brains behind the Fisker Automotive luxurious electric automotive model, Henrik Fisker is no stranger to innovation, as his 50 metre superyacht idea for Italian yard Benetti reveals. No less than 5 automobile makers in Australia have recalled their automobiles over dangerous airbags, only to refit them with a similarly defective product, an investigation by shopper group Alternative has found.

Greater than 1,000 jobs are set to be lost at Ford’s engine plant in Wales, German auto-maker BMW is reportedly contemplating the viability of its Mini plant in Oxford whereas Nissan desires the U.K. government to ensure suppliers for its plant in North East England.

Based to producer engines for road, rail, tractors and airplane, the Italian company started manufacturing vehicles eventually and went on to accumulate Chrysler in 2009 when the latler filed for bankruptcy safety (Chapter 11) and shaped FCA as a subsidiary firm.

Browse our A-Z record of auto makers beneath for all CAR’s web stories listed by manufacturer. From high-efficiency fashions such as the R1200GS and R1200RT to BMW’s new range of “maxi-scooters” there’s a BMW Bike to meet your wants. Italy is now one of the high five automobile manufacturers in the world, and Fiat dominates the trade with over ninety% of general production.