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Russian nickel sanctions would slow decarbonization agenda
11.March 2022

Sanctioning Russian nickel will slow the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) and hinder the decarbonization of Western economies, according to GlobalData. The leading data and analytics company notes that such actions will simply mean Western countries will be more reliant on Russian oil and gas for longer.

Kia EV6 is Car of the Year 2022
6.March 2022

The 61-member jury, made up of automotive journalists from 23 countries, selected the winner from seven models that had made it to the round of finalists in the first voting last November.

VW Golf hybrid production hit by battery cell shortage
22.February 2021

Volkswagen’s biggest plant in Wolfsburg, Germany, is struggling to meet strong demand for the Golf model due to shortages of battery cells for hybrid versions and semiconductor components, the company’s labor leader told a German newspaper.

Jaguar Land Rover to cut 2,000 salaried jobs
18.February 2021

Jaguar Land Rover expects to reduce its global salaried workforce by about 2,000 people in the next financial year as the U.K. automaker cuts costs under new CEO Thierry Bollore.

Skoda’s lack of chips can complicate production
1.February 2021

Škoda Auto, the automaker from Mladá Boleslav, has faced a shortage of chips as part of its bulk equipment in its cars. This could lead to interruptions or cuts to production of some models, said Martina Gillichová, a spokeswoman for Škoda Auto, last week.

VW returned to profit in third quarter
29.October 2020

Volkswagen Group returned to profitability in the third quarter, helped by a surge in demand in China, despite an overall drop in global vehicle deliveries during the COVID-19 pandemic.

VW pays nearly $10M to end proceedings against chairman
21.May 2020

Volkswagen Group has agreed to pay 9 million euros ($9.9 million) in a deal with a German court to end legal proceedings against its chairman and CEO, who were accused of holding back market-moving information on rigged emissions tests.

Benzina wants to double the number of stations in Slovakia
11.May 2020

Benzina plans to continue the investment in expanding and developing its Slovak network also this year. The leader of the Czech market ended last year with ten filling stations in Slovakia, and it plans to double their number this year.

PSA says demand to fall sharply
22.April 2020

PSA Group warned of sharp fall in demand for autos this year due to the coronavirus crisis after posting a 15.6 percent drop in first-quarter revenue.