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Moroccan Automobile Trailblazer: Néo Motors Blazes New Path with Rabat Showroom Inauguration

In a momentous stride for Morocco's burgeoning automotive industry, Néo Motors, the nation's first homegrown car manufacturer, inaugurated its first showroom in the capital city of Rabat on Friday. This milestone event follows the unveiling of the company's debut "Neo" model......

Stellantis Grapples with Massive Airbag Recall: A Crisis of Colossal Proportions

In a startling revelation, the Motorized Vehicle and Engine Market Surveillance Service (SSMVM) has disclosed that a staggering 8 million vehicles from the multinational automotive giant Stellantis are involved in a recall campaign due to potential defects in their airbag systems. This unprecedented......

Renault and Geely Establish Powertrain Joint Venture to Drive Future Automotive Technologies

Global automakers Renault and Geely have launched a new powertrain cooperation dubbed HORSE Powertrain Limited that aims to be a leading provider of combustion engines, transmissions and hybrid systems worldwide.  Following the July 11th joint venture agreement receiving regulatory approval, Renault......

Moroccan Automotive Industry Thrives as Vehicle Sales Climb to 64,918 Units by the End of May 2024

In a testament to the resilience and dynamism of Morocco's automotive sector, vehicle sales have soared, reaching an impressive 64,918 units sold by the end of May 2024, according to the latest figures released by the Association of Vehicle Importers in Morocco (AIVAM). This remarkable performance......

Unveiling the Electrifying Debate: The Automotive Industry's Pivotal Transition

In the midst of the European election campaign, an unexpected subject emerged into the spotlight: the electric vehicle (EV). This pivotal issue, once confined to industry circles, has taken center stage, sparking a passionate discourse that transcends party lines. Two prominent candidates, François-Xavier......

Ambitious National Bus Overhaul Aims to Transform Urban Mobility

Addressing urban transportation challenges in major cities, Interior Minister Abdelouafi Laftit acknowledged on Monday before the House of Representatives that current services fall short of Moroccan citizens' aspirations. To rectify this situation, an ambitious new program has been launched for......

Italian Authorities Seize Fiat Topolinos Over Origin Labeling Concerns

Italian authorities have taken a decisive step by confiscating numerous Fiat Topolinos at the Livorno port, citing apprehensions regarding the vehicles' origin labeling. The financial police's intervention stems from potential violations of Italy's stringent Made in Italy law, which mandates......

Mapping Danger: Identifying Accident Hotspots on Moroccan Highways

In a revealing disclosure, Nizar Baraka, the Minister of Equipment and Water, has shed light on the concerning reality of Morocco's national roads. Speaking at a session in Rabat, Baraka highlighted the presence of numerous accident-prone stretches, with his department identifying a staggering 340......

Xiaomi's Ambitious EV Plans: Gunning for Tesla's Model Y Crown

In the rapidly evolving world of electric vehicles (EVs), Xiaomi, the Chinese tech giant, is making waves with its audacious foray into the automotive industry. After successfully launching its first EV lineup, the SU7 series, the company is already setting its sights on an even more ambitious target:......