FCA passenger cars to move to PSA platforms
In outlining the industrial side of their merger, PSA Group and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said that more than two-thirds of their production would be concentrated on just two platforms, with 3 million cars per year on a compact/midsize platform and 2.6 million on a small platform.
VW touts connectivity leap for new Golf
Volkswagen is adding advanced connectivity and semi-autonomous features to help its latest Golf retain buyers in a market shifting toward SUVs and full-electric cars.
Škoda DigiLab launches eScooter sharing in Prague
ŠKODA AUTO DigiLab launches an eScooter sharing service, BeRider, in Prague. BeRider is now beginning its pilot phase.
Škoda: best year to year result in its history
ŠKODA AUTO delivered 92,800 vehicles to customers worldwide in February, an increase of 14.3% compared to the same period of the previous year (February 2017: 81,200 vehicles), and the best February result in its 123-year history.
Self-driving Uber kills Arizona woman
An autonomous Uber car killed a woman in the street in Arizona, police said, in what appears to be the first reported fatal crash involving a self-driving vehicle and a pedestrian in the US.
German court rules in favor of city bans on diesels
A top German court ruled on Tuesday in favor of allowing major cities to ban heavily polluting diesel cars, a move likely to hit the value of 12 million vehicles in Europe’s largest market and force automakers to pay for costly modifications.
The Golden Wheel poll knows the winners
The winners of the 41st Annual Motorcycle Poll, the 2017 Golden Steering Wheel, took over their trophies. The announcement of the poll was held in the congress hall of the PVA Expo in Letňany, Prague.
VW Group’s 2017 sales rose 4% to 10.7 million
Volkswagen AG’s global deliveries rose 4.3 percent to 10.7 million last year as the recovering markets of Russia and Brazil helped to offset weak demand in western Europe. VW presented the latest novelties at a Motor Show in Detroit last week.
Dakar: Prokop finished another dramatic stage
SDA: CR is catching up with debt in fleet renewal
The secretary of the Association of Automobile Importers Josef Pokorný commented on ČT 24 about the development of vehicle registrations in 2017. What did car sales mean for a new record?
COTY 2018 has seven finalists
European Car of the Year 2018 announced seven cars, which will compete for COTY 2018 title. Peugeot 3008 won the last year, 2016 was dominated by Opel Astra.
London introduces charge on most polluting vehicles
London introduced a charge on the oldest and most polluting vehicles on Monday to try to improve air quality in the British capital, the city’s mayor, Sadiq Khan, said.
First Aircross arrived at the Citrönen vendors
Citroën’s dealers start to sell Aircross model, and by the end of the year they will have a total of 350 cars. Sales plans presented at the press conference at the Innovation Center of Hodkovice – Zlatníky the head of the brand Frantisek Neuman.
VW brand seeks to curb competition from Skoda
Volkswagen managers and unions are seeking to curb competition from lower-cost stablemate Skoda by moving some of its production to Germany and making the Czech brand pay more for shared technology, company sources told Reuters. But the company denied production shuffle from CR to Germany on Friday, October 6, 2017.
Volkswagen launches T-Roc for sale
Volkswagen launches the T-Roc crossover on the Czech market on 4-th October, 2017. The entry price of the 1.0 TSI engine with 85 kW / 115 hp and the extensive range of equipment was set at 452 900 CZK.
VW wants to make Škoda Superb in Germany
The management of Volkswagen Group solves traffic jam at the production lines in Kvasiny plant. VW considers transferring the production of a successor of the Superb to the factory in Germany.
The CR has produced nearly 950,000 vehicles
A total of 945,780 motor vehicles were produced in the Czech Republic this year, AutoSAP reported. The passenger cars approached the millionth border (940,536). An extra year-on-year increase was recorded in the manufacture of trucks (+ 40%). More buses were produced than in the same period last year.
Škoda launched Karoq and Vision E study
Czech Škoda presented at the IAA Motor Show (September 12-24, 2017) in Frankfurt two new releases: compact car KAROQ in Hall 3, and study of the electric car VISION E.