2020 India

China registers Turkey’s first indigenous car design

Turkey’s Automobile Joint Venture Group (TOGG) announced on June 24 that the Chinese patent agency accepted its design registration application. TOGG’s designs of SUV and sedan cars were registered by the Chinese Patent Authority, according to the company’s website. The interior and exterior designs of TOGG’s cars were registered in April by the EU’s Intellectual […]

2020 News

China may ease green vehicle targets for 2020

The Chinese government is considering a temporary relaxation of its electric vehicle manufacturing targets to help the car industry there recover following the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report. All manufacturers that produce cars in China must adhere to strict new energy vehicle (NEV) targets that involve building electric, plug-in hybrid, and hydrogen fuel cell cars. Producing NEVs […]

2020 News

Michigan-assembled Ford Ranger named ‘most American-made car’ in annual list that includes Tesla for first time

The Michigan-built Ford Motor Co. Ranger pickup, resurrected for the U.S. market in 2019, ranks No. 1 among the most-American-made vehicles, a 15-year-old list for which high-ranking Tesla, which assembles its luxury electric cars in Fremont, Calif., participated for the first time. Behind the Ford F, -2.20% , No. 2 is claimed by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ FCAU, -3.24% Jeep Cherokee, assembled […]

2020 Britain News Nigeria

British supreme court hears Nigerians’ case in Shell oil spill claim

ABUJA: Britain’s supreme court will on Tuesday hear Nigerian farmers and fishermen appeal to pursue claims against oil major Shell over spills in the Niger Delta. The appeal re-opens the possibility for British multinationals to be held liable at home for their subsidiaries’ actions abroad. It comes after a setback in 2018 when a London court ruled that […]