(Česky) Škoda začala v Kvasinách vyrábět Superb iV19.September 2019
Audi gets ultimatum to remove illegal diesel software18.September 2019
Germany’s KBA motor vehicle authority has told Audi that it faces penalties for its failure to remove illegal software from diesel cars that can manipulate emissions levels, the Bild am Sonntag newspaper reported.
GEFCO celebrates 15 years on the Slovak market17.September 2019
GEFCO Slovakia celebrates its 15th anniversary this year. Luc Nadal, the head of the group, informed journalists about the company history and current results in the region in Bratislava.
Nissan searching for third CEO in 3 years11.September 2019
Nissan is looking for its third CEO in as many years. Following the resignation of Hiroto Saikawa after a scandal over pay, the Japanese automaker’s board needs to find a leader who can guide the company through decade-low profits and job cuts as car sales slow globally.
Automakers urge Brexit delay rather than no-deal exit10.September 2019
Britain should delay Brexit beyond Oct. 31 rather than leave the European Union without a deal, which would be particularly harmful to large automakers, the head of the sector’s industry body said.
Battery-powered models to dominate in Frankfurt9.September 2019
The Frankfurt auto show will see debuts of key electric vehicles such as Porsche’s first series production EV, the Taycan, and Volkswagen’s mass-market battery-powered hatchback, the ID3.
Italy’s August car sales drop to 3%6.September 2019
Sales of new vehicles in Italy declined 3.1 percent in August to 88,939 units, according to the country’s Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport.
Škoda DigiLab launches eScooter sharing in Prague5.September 2019
ŠKODA AUTO DigiLab launches an eScooter sharing service, BeRider, in Prague. BeRider is now beginning its pilot phase.
VW’s authority had epic success and scandals3.September 2019
The brilliant but ruthless billionaire died Sunday, Aug. 25, at age 82 for reasons believed to be natural, after collapsing while dining at a restaurant. Where he will be burried?
Toyota will halt UK production for a day following Brexit2.September 2019
Toyota will not build cars at its factory in England, the day after Britain is scheduled to leave the European Union as the automaker looks to avoid disruption from a potentially disorderly Brexit.
Porsche mourns the death of Ferdinand Piëch29.August 2019
Ferdinand Piëch, former Member of the Supervisory Board of Porsche AG, died on 25 August 2019 at the age of 82.
German car-rental company cancels Tesla order28.August 2019
Stefan Moeller began this year with an ambitious target: to make his car-rental company Nextmove the biggest Tesla customer in Germany by adding 100 Model 3s to its fleet.
(Česky) CUPRA sponzorem FC Barcelona na 5 sezon26.August 2019
(Česky) Kia XCeed s novými komponenty odpružení22.August 2019
Porsche invests in Israeli start-up TriEye22.August 2019
Porsche has acquired a minority stake in the Israeli start-up, TriEye. The newly established company has developed a sensor technology for short-wave infrared (SWIR).
Slovakia’s car-reliant economy slows16.August 2019
Slovakia’s economy, dominated by automakers including Volkswagen Group, PSA Group, Kia and Jaguar Land Rover, slowed unexpectedly in the second quarter when it expanded by 1.9 percent, down from a 3.7 percent rise in the first quarter and missing analysts’ expectations of 3.3 percent growth.
FCA will avoid EU CO2 fines in 201912.August 2019
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Mike Manley said the automaker will not have to pay fines for failing to comply with tougher European CO2 regulations in 2019 and 2020.
Suzuki posts 46% quarterly profit decline9.August 2019
Suzuki reported a 46 percent fall in first-quarter operating profit, hurt by lower output at home as it improves its inspection systems, and falling demand in India, its biggest market.
German sales rise 5% in July 20195.August 2019
New-car sales in Germany rose 4.7 percent in July, boosted by demand at Land Rover, Lexus and BMW. Overall registrations were 332,788 for the month, according to data released by the KBA Motor Transport Authority.
Ford, BMW execs warn on no-deal Brexit risks1.August 2019
Ford warned on Thursday that the chances of a no-deal Brexit have risen in the last few months as new Prime Minister Boris Johnson ramps up preparations for a possible disorderly exit in October.