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Source: CNB, 27.05.2016
Tukas Group announced upcoming brands, to double dealer portfolio
Brands concerned, showroom locations, recruitment of new employees for sales and service, suspension of operation of a filling station...
Published: 27.5.2016 03:54
Barth motorcycle rental expanded fleet
In addition to Yamaha and Triumph, there is now a third brand as well. Offered models, prices, the launch of a separate website...
Published: 26.5.2016 23:47
Ceska zbrojovka increased automotive production by 7% in 2015
Plan for the year 2016, production of aluminium fittings for HVAC systems, new orders from Europe and North America, expansion machinery equipment, participation in trade fairs...
Published: 26.5.2016 23:35
PSA to build engine plant in Central Europe
Location, produced aggregates, strategy in drives, the end of diesel-electric hybrids, model offensive by 2021...
Published: 26.5.2016 00:29
Toyota and Uber to explore possibilities for cooperation in shared drive
At the same time, the automaker together with one investment fund aims to invest in this expanding taxi platform. Details of the preliminary agreement...
Published: 25.5.2016 23:51
e-CMP: PSA and Dongfeng to develop platform for EVs of B and C-segments
Timing, brands concerned, agreement on HR (temporary replacement of employees, procedure sharing), a new medium-term plan for the JV in China...
Published: 25.5.2016 23:22
Global Automotive Components and Supliers 2016: Five companies from Czech Rep to be presented there
These include Ceska zbrojovka/CZ-Auto and Tomatex Otrokovice. Location, dates, list, expected turnout of visitors...
Published: 25.5.2016 05:39
Alcar made changes in logistics in Central Europe
Closure of one warehouse, supplying two countries from one place, the impact on delivery times for B2B clients, annual sales of the wheels of seven brands...
Published: 25.5.2016 00:32
US began to investigate Volkswagen for patents associated with HEVs
The complaint was filed by US company Paice, which had previously led a similar dispute with Japanese carmaker Toyota Motor. Group brands concerned, the requirement of Paice...
Published: 25.5.2016 00:21
AutoBinck started selling cars via Internet
The first country, brands and models concerned, target group, purchase details, evaluation of the pilot operation, extension of the service, e-shop for spare parts...
Published: 23.5.2016 23:57
Safarcik: Nissan to introduce new sales concept of commercial vehicles in Czech Rep
Details, sales performance in the years 2015-2016, the modernization of the dealer network, vacant sites, licence for EVs, expansion of replacement car fleet, involvement in the e-Sumava project...
Published: 23.5.2016 23:45
Dieselgate: Germany allegedly discovered software for emissions handling in some FCA models
Reactions of the automaker and stock exchange, the alleged results of the KBA investigation, a threat of banning sales of cars in the country, analysts' comment...
Published: 23.5.2016 23:28
Scania started to supply service centres in Czech Rep and Slovakia with spare parts also on weekends
The improved logistics in cooperation with partners, shortened working hours of weekend repairs for trucks and buses, the specific situation in the Czech and Slovak service centres…
Published: 22.5.2016 23:57
RCI Banque changed corporate identity, including commercial name, logo and website
Details, business results of Czech and Slovak branches in 2015, new financial products in 2016, an online calculator of instalments...
Published: 22.5.2016 23:39
GM to indemnify customers in North America due to overrated consumption data
The countries concerned, models and the number of cars, the amount of deviation, justification, the amount and form of compensation, the impact on the financial results, the request from the EPA...
Published: 22.5.2016 23:29
Volkswagen agreed with unions in Germany on new collective agreement
The agreement covers about 120,000 employees of factories in the west of the country. Validity, wage increases in two phases, an extension of part-time employment, bonuses for 2015...
Published: 22.5.2016 22:07
Dieselgate: Germany discovered high CO2 emissions in more than half of vehicles tested
Ministry of Transport, however, did not disclose the relevant models. The publication of a comprehensive report, the result of a meeting with Opel, cancelled meeting with FCA...
Published: 22.5.2016 21:52
One plant of Ideal Automotive in Czech Rep hit by fire
Nobody was injured. Location, the facility and its equipment, the cause of the fire, the extent and amount of damage...
Published: 20.5.2016 03:19
Dieselgate: Germany has doubts about Opel emissions system
The affected models, government deadline for the provision of technical information, reaction of the carmaker...
Published: 20.5.2016 03:04
Suzuki Motor acknowledged irregularities in testing of emissions and consumption
According to the Department of Transportation, Mitsubishi and Suzuki are the only carmakers that used incorrect measurement methods in Japan. The Suzuki car models concerned and their number...
Published: 19.5.2016 22:49
Stromcek: Slovakia is close to large investment
It concerns a supplier of Jaguar Land Rover, which will build a factory in the country. The amount of investment, plant location, HR…
Published: 19.5.2016 00:10
CzechInvest: Several Chinese industrial companies consider expansion into Europe, interested in Czech Rep
CzechInvest's mission focused on the automotive industry and other industries, locations, timing...
Published: 18.5.2016 23:57
Two top executives of Mitsubishi Motors quit their jobs
The reason is the affair with the manipulations of data on fuel consumption. Managers and their positions, approval of shareholders, successors, scandal explanation...
Published: 18.5.2016 23:46
Tukas Group to expand portfolio with three new brands
The Group will thus operate dealerships of seven brands. Details, 25th anniversary, the launch of a mobile app, current and planned features...
Published: 18.5.2016 03:42
Dieselgate: Norwegian state pension fund wants to sue Volkswagen
The reason is the decline in share value of the fund, which it holds in the carmaker. The share and its value, the fund profile...
Published: 18.5.2016 03:27
ACEA: Car sales in EU rose by 9.1% in April
The best result since April 2008, market growth 32 months in a row, the results in individual countries, sales of carmakers, registrations of the Volkswagen Group, comments by IHS Automotive and CSOB...
Published: 18.5.2016 03:14
Dieselgate: South Korea accused Nissan of handling emissions, automaker refused it
It is the result of tests of 20 models of diesel cars in the country. The affected models, the number of cars, the amount of fines, prosecution of the local branch head...
Published: 16.5.2016 23:49
Dieselgate: Volkswagen launched recall action in Czech Rep
Affected models and the number of cars in the first wave, delay, details of voluntary service action, the possibility of getting a spare car, cooperation with the Ministry of Transport, the next wave…
Published: 16.5.2016 23:28
Emil Frey expands in Europe with several brands
The expansion relates to the distribution and retail. The carmakers concerned, car, truck and bus brands, companies, locations, timing...
Published: 15.5.2016 23:28
LMC Automotive: Car sales in Western Europe up by 8% in April
Acceleration of the growth pace and slowdown after adjusting the influence of working days, registrations on the biggest markets...
Published: 15.5.2016 23:03
Dieselgate: Germany summoned Opel and Fiat before commission of inquiry
The reason is the emission results provided by KBA and Deutsche Umwelthilfe. The timing, affected models...
Published: 15.5.2016 22:48
Ghosn to take Mitsubishi Motors in Renault-Nissan alliance
The new alliance between the Japanese carmakers, acquiring a significant stake at Mitsubishi Motors, synergies in R&D, manufacturing, logistics and sales, personnel changes...
Published: 12.5.2016 23:30
Unions demand wage increases in companies associated with Skoda Auto as well
Those are HR agencies, suppliers of certain services or schools. The parties concerned, Charter of Supplier Relationships, some requirements of the carmaker...
Published: 12.5.2016 23:09
Earthquake in Japan halted production at several automotive plants
The reason is not only the damage to the facilities, but also the interruption of the supply chain. Locations, carmakers and suppliers, damaged infrastructure...
Published: 12.5.2016 22:42
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Financial Services: UniCredit Leasing started to provide branded financing of Rolls-Royce cars in Czech Rep
The offered models and financial products, expansion of cooperation with the BMW Group, example, competence with luxury car brands...
Published: 11.5.2016 23:20
CSU: Car prices in Czech Rep fell m/m in April 2016
Different development of new and used cars, more expensive motorcycles, cheaper servicing and spare parts, detailed data, the y/y development...
Published: 11.5.2016 22:55
Nissan reportedly talks about stake takeover in Mitsubishi Motors
It would thus become the largest shareholder of the Japanese automaker now facing the consumption scandal, which it has pointed out. The alleged size of the stake and its price, the stage of negotiations...
Published: 11.5.2016 22:44
Porsche Holding Salzburg increased revenues in 2015 by 10.2% and car sales by 6.9%
New and used vehicles, distribution and retail, HR, expansion of its activities in South America, including Skoda, results of the Czech branch...
Published: 11.5.2016 03:17
FCA agreed to cooperate with Google
Google wants to expand its testing program of self-driving cars with Chrysler vehicles. Owning vs. sharing know-how, prepared guidelines for autonomous vehicles in the United States...
Published: 11.5.2016 00:10
Heizmann: Volkswagen with partners to invest EUR 4 billion in China in 2016
Focus on SUVs and alternative drives, the brands concerned, sales on the Chinese market in 2015, the plan for 2016...
Published: 10.5.2016 23:36
VDA improved 2016 car sales outlook in Germany
The original and the new estimate, results in April and the first third of the year, registrations of individual brands, including VW and Mitsubishi, production...
Published: 10.5.2016 23:21
Daimler to build plant in Poland
The locations planned in CEE and the winning one, the investment amount, products, HR, timing…
Published: 10.5.2016 03:50
GM to buy Californian start-up dealing with self-driving cars
The company and its profile, the transaction value, the activity of GM and Ford in car sharing and taxi, GM and Lyft alliance...
Published: 10.5.2016 00:07
Germany plans additional tests for CO2 emissions
The information comes shortly after Mitsubishi Motors admitted handling the fuel consumption tests. Clues, investigation of the Dieselgate...
Published: 9.5.2016 23:56
Skoda Auto to take on 2,000 new employees in 2016
It also offers jobs to OKD miners. The locations and positions concerned, the cooperation with the Labour Office and the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, the staffing situation in 2015...
Published: 9.5.2016 05:26
Juricek: Automotive suppliers offer OKD miners over 1,000 jobs
The positions, companies and locations concerned, activity of the Moravian-Silesian Automotive Cluster, retraining, the offer of recruitment agency Wincott People and its clients...
Published: 9.5.2016 05:12
Nissan to increase Qashqai production in Europe
Location, the investment amount, timing, current daily production of the crossover, vehicle production on CMF-B and CMF-C platforms, the development of autonomous control, Piloted Drive 1.0...
Published: 6.5.2016 02:26
CebiCat GT: Cebia launched online tool for used car valuation
It is a self-learning program from market data. IT partner, properties, function of similar cars, access for corporate clients and public...
Published: 6.5.2016 02:15
Daimler to invest hundreds of millions of euros in Hungary
Location, investment amount, allocation (body shop, assembly, technology), timing...
Published: 6.5.2016 02:05
LG Chem wants to build li-ion battery plant for EVs in Europe
The location considered, capacity, the investment amount, timing, clients, factories on other continents, the considered plant of Samsung SDI in Europe...
Published: 5.5.2016 02:55
LG Chem wants to build li-ion battery plant for EVs in Europe
Porsche Holding Salzburg took over Volkswagen brands distribution in one European country
Skoda Auto joined traffic accident research CzIDAS
Federal Mogul opened new plant in Eastern Europe
Robertson: BMW to soon expand online car sales to other countries
PSA tranfers distribution to private importers in some countries in Europe
Yanfeng Automotive Interiors to build second plant in Czech Rep
Louda Auto chose brands for its new branch in Czech Rep
New owner completed restructuring of Auto Charouz Group
Daimler Buses wants to expand production in Czech Rep
A123 Systems to build factory in Europe, Czech Rep won
One Skoda dealer in Czech Rep opened giant used car showroom
British automotive industry supports remaining of country in EU
IAC Group expanding production capacities in Czech Rep
Federal-Mogul won new contracts for brake pads
Another Skoda dealer in Czech Rep changed owner
Schaeffler to invest almost EUR 100 million in Czech Rep
Antonin Charouz returns to automotive business
Ford Credit Link: Ford tests group leasing
AutoBinck wants to buy some dealers in Central Europe
Imofa expanded portfolio with two brands
Kovolis Hedvikov to build new plant in Czech Rep
Ford Store: Ford chose six dealers in Czech Rep to sell premium products
Louda Auto continues its expansion in Czech Rep
EWT Truck & Trailer introduced strategy by 2020
SOR expects production decline in 2016
Renocar ready for further investment
BMW Retail Online: BMW started selling cars on-line
Dachser to introduce solution for automotive industry
Goodyear raised prices of tires
A.R.S. changed strategic partner
Nissan close to another large EV contract in Europe
Renault to expand sales of EVs in Central Europe
Nexen Tire won new contracts in Europe
EPT to expand production capacities primarily in Czech Rep
Tukas prepares additional investment after acquiring CSAO
Daimler continues to optimize distribution and sales management in Europe
Getrag wants to expand production in Slovakia
Swell to expand its R&D centre
One3D: New company specializing in 3D printing of plastic and metal car parts established in Czech Rep
KSPG to increase production in Czech Rep
Simoldes to expand production in Central Europe
Jaguar Land Rover looking for new suppliers, also in Czech Rep
Continental Automotive to expand one plant in Czech Rep
Emil Frey ended sale of one brand in Czech Rep
SaarGummi plans to double production in Czech Rep
Servisni pojistovna changed organizational structure and plans to expand in Czech Rep
Tsubakimoto expands in CEE, to build second plant in Europe
Hyundai Dealer network in Czech Rep continues to develop dynamically
Autocentrum Barth agreed to cooperate with another carmaker
Inteva Products to move production to Czech Rep
Kostal wants to significantly increase production in Czech Rep by 2018
BWI Group to build another plant in Central Europe
Another Skoda dealer in Czech Rep changed owner
Toyota Motor aims to reduce prices at parts suppliers after year
One Honda dealership in Czech Rep closed
JTEKT presented business and investment plan for Czech plant of Koyo Bearings until 2017
Saint-Gobain Sekurit reorganizing and automating production in Europe
Borgers to expand production in Czech Rep
Denso wants to expand production in Czech Rep by 30% by 2020
Progress-Werk Oberkirch to invest further EUR 15 million in Czech Rep
Hyundai expands operations in Central Europe
Former Skoda showroom in Czech Rep on sale
Futaba strengthens European sales team, focusing on non-Japanese carmakers
One Fiat dealer in Czech Rep sells multi-brand complex
New Lexus showroom to be built in Czech Rep
Rochling to expand one plant in Czech Rep
Porsche Inter Auto plans to build new showroom in Czech Rep
Shin Heung Precision to expand in Europe, building third plant in Czech Rep
Fehrer Automotive expands production in Czech Rep
Solaris looking for new suppliers
Iveco wants to expand production and development in Czech Rep
Uni Gasket to expand production in Europe
Karasek: Tatra is looking for new and alternative suppliers
Ford to expand product offer in Europe with trucks
Vision & Strategy 2025: Brose to make global competence centre from Ostrava
Fa Rene extended one Mercedes-Benz showroom in Czech Rep, aiming to build another one
Swell introduced expansion plan by 2018
Car and parts makers in Morocco demand subcontracts for EUR 175 million
New Mercedes-Benz dealership to be built in Czech Rep
Skoda Auto to expand portfolio with new suppliers from Asia and South-East Europe
First car dealer punished in Czech Rep according to act on criminal liability of legal persons
Benet Automotive is working on second car concept design
Aston Martin looking for new suppliers, also in Czech Rep
One Honda dealer in Czech Rep stood against corrupt officials, court sent them to jail
Hyundai Motor Group wants to expand further in production of automotive components
Brano aims to develop its own electric vehicle, later might start producing it
Skoda Auto increased number of Czech suppliers in 2011, other moved to Mlada Boleslav
Source: Google Analytics, April 2016
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