Porsche delivers 116,964 vehicles in the first half year21.July 2020
In the first six months of 2020, Porsche supplied a total of 116,964 cars to customers worldwide. The coronavirus crisis and the resulting closures of Porsche Centres over a period of several weeks resulted in a 12 per cent decline in deliveries as compared to the prior year.
BMW and Mercedes reset autonomous drive collaboration24.June 2020
Following the news that BMW and Mercedes-Benz are putting their autonomous drive technology collaboration on hold; David Leggett, Automotive Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view.
Toyota’s European plants to remain closed until April 2031.March 2020
Toyota said it would extend a production suspension at all of its factories in Europe, with the exception of Russia, until further notice. The plants are not expected to resume output until April 20 at the earliest, Toyota said.
VW will decide on $1.4B Turkish plant in Feb.17.December 2019
Volkswagen Group is not considering other locations for a new multibrand plant besides Turkey, sources said. A decision to build the plant in Turkey is still on hold and will not be made until February, sources familiar with the matter told Automobilwoche.
(Česky) Renault mění vedení, nechce jednat s Fiatem22.October 2019
(Česky) Kia XCeed s novými komponenty odpružení22.August 2019
Volvo recalls 507,000 vehicles globally23.July 2019
Volvo is recalling 507,000 vehicles worldwide because of a faulty engine component that, in extreme cases, could result in a fire. Volvo said its own investigations have identified that “in very rare cases the plastic engine intake manifold may melt and deform.”
(Česky) Šéf VW Diess si vydělal 8 milionů eur18.March 2019
VW CEO gears up for labor fight over overhaul11.March 2019
Volkswagen Group is facing crunch time to deliver on a pledge to become a global juggernaut shaping future transportation.
Jaguar I-Pace wins the title “Car of the Year 2019”6.March 2019 The winner of the “Car of the Year” Award 2019 is the Jaguar I-Pace, chosen by 60 automotive journalists...
Yanfeng is honored with the Top Employer Award14.February 2019
Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI), the global leader inautomotive interiors, is awarded as a Top Employer 2019 for its good working conditions in Germany and Slovakia.
Siemens opens battery module factory in Norway29.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.
VW plans wave of dismissals following diesel scandal27.August 2018
Volkswagen Group plans to fire a group of engineers and managers implicated in the automaker’s diesel emissions-cheating scandal, German press reports said.
Siemens and Bentley strengthen strategic alliance27.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 July14.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 Hungary1.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 Europe30.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.