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Siemens opens battery module factory in Norway
29.January 2019

Together with Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, Siemens this week opened one of the world’s most advanced and robotic battery module factories in Trondheim, Norway. In the future, 55 battery modules per shift will be assembled every day for the marine and offshore market.

Siemens and Bentley strengthen strategic alliance
27.August 2018

Strategic alliance with Bentley Systems, which started in 2016, to be further expanded. In the companies’ latest Alliance Board meeting, Bentley Systems and Siemens decided to further strengthen their strategic alliance.

Škoda continues on course for growth in July
14.August 2018

Škoda made a strong start to the second half of the year, delivering 99,700 vehicles to customers worldwide in July, and exceeding last year’s car deliveries by 14.6%. Alongside Europe (+15.7%), ŠKODA made considerable gains in Russia (+24.7%), China (+13.9%) and India (+12.7%).

BMW will open $1.2 billion car plant in Hungary
1.August 2018

BMW is investing 1 billion euros ($1.17 billion) in a new assembly plant in Hungary, its first factory in Europe in nearly two decades as the automaker strengthens its European footprint amid growing protectionism.

New CEO of the BMW Region Central Europe
30.July 2018

BMW AG will appint Neil Fiorentinos as the new CEO of BMW Group Region Central & Southeastern Europe on September 1, 2018. Fiorentinos replaces Christoph v. Tschirschnitz, who has decided to accept new management challenges outside the BMW Group.

Diesel driving bans: here is the solution!
8.June 2018

In Hamburg, Germany’s first diesel driving ban was introduced on 31.05.2018. For this reason, car drivers have many questions: Is my vehicle affected? How can I avoid the driving ban and how do I reach my destination despite it? The answers are available on the free Green-Zones App.

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Škoda: best year to year result in its history
21.March 2018

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.

Skoda Auto: the best February in history
13.March 2018

Czech carmaker Škoda delivered 92,800 vehicles to its customers worldwide in February 2018, up 14.3% from the same period last year (February 2017: 81,200 vehicles).

Porsche remains committed to diesel
27.February 2018

Porsche expects to launch a diesel version of the new-generation Cayenne SUV this year and may offer the powertrain in the smaller Macan crossover as well, a top executive said, denying reports that the automaker plans to abandon the technology.

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German court rules in favor of city bans on diesels
27.February 2018

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.

Kia will partially electrify Ceed lineup
20.February 2018

Kia will add a 48-volt mild hybrid Ceed next year to the compact hatchback’s gasoline and diesel engine lineup, the automaker’s chief operating officer for Europe, Michael Cole, said.