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Source: CNB, 25.07.2016
Tesla wants to expand into commercial vehicles, car sharing and solar systems
Planned models of cars, trucks and buses, car sharing of self-driving cars of clients, own carsharing service, solar roofs with an integrated battery...
Published: 26.7.2016 00:01
Raiffeisen-Leasing expanded sales network in Czech Rep
The leasing company started cooperation with a new partner. Its profile and focus, Raiffeisen-Leasing goal until 2018...
Published: 25.7.2016 23:42
FCA allegedly overstated sales under internal investigation
The automaker did not comment on the information. The alleged volume of unsold cars...
Published: 25.7.2016 23:29
Skoda dealers opened 2,000 new design showrooms so far
One fifth of them decided to build a showroom under a new concept. Impact on business performance, dealerships with 3D car configurator, digital service...
Published: 24.7.2016 23:33
CSU: Car prices in Czech Rep stagnated m/m in June 2016
While new cars became more expensive, prices of used cars went down. Prices of motorbikes and servicing incresed, spare parts went down, detailed data, the y/y development...
Published: 24.7.2016 23:16
Dieselgate: Volkswagen to suspend sales of most models in South Korea
The possibility of decertification of dozens of VW, Audi and Bentley models, horizon of certification regaining, sales of the automaker in H1...
Published: 24.7.2016 22:51
Hyundai hired former Allianz manager to strengthen marketing in Europe
He will be answerable to Jochen Sengpiehl, Marketing Head of Hyundai Motor Europe. The manager and his career...
Published: 22.7.2016 03:15
Samsung leads talks on BYD Auto share purchase
Alleged amount of share, the issue of new shares of the Chinese EV maker, the Samsung expansion in the automotive industry since 2015...
Published: 21.7.2016 16:59
Czech insurance organizations uniting structure and management
Several managers and specialists will hold offices in the Czech Insurance Association and the Czech Insurers' Bureau. Details of changes, the model application from abroad...
Published: 20.7.2016 23:57
Sales of commercial vehicles in Germany increased by 11.3% in June
Results in individual categories, demand in H1, VDIK outlook for 2016...
Published: 20.7.2016 23:49
Dieselgate: Three US states sued Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche
Actions do not concern only manipulative software, but also fraud covering. Threatening sanctions, the Group statement...
Published: 20.7.2016 23:36
Carzada gained confidence of Czech investors as well
The profile of this platform for online sales of quality used cars, business results in the first country – Germany, partners...
Published: 20.7.2016 00:01
EC imposed fine of EUR 2.9 billion on four European truck makers
MAN as a cartel notifier avoided the fine, Scania continues to be investigated. Time of the prohibited conduct, negotiations on prices and introduction of new technologies...
Published: 19.7.2016 23:44
US investigating FCA for sales data
Possible violations of the securities laws, the probable connection with the action brought by dealer group Napleton, comment of the carmaker...
Published: 19.7.2016 23:33
Dieselgate: Volkswagen to apparently indemnify US dealers
It will allegedly introduce a solution by the end of summer. The automaker did not comment on the information. Both parties have been leading talks about the compensation for four months...
Published: 19.7.2016 00:16
Indian court: Only diesel cars younger than 10 years may be operated in capital city
Delhi transport authorities will cancel the registration to older diesel vehicles immediately. Ongoing state campaign against diesel in the most polluted city in the world...
Published: 18.7.2016 23:49
AutoSAP: Brexit to increase risks for Czech car and parts makers, not dropping exports significantly
However, restrictions on the free movement of goods or different regulation might result in complications. Automotive businesses of the Czech Republic and UK...
Published: 18.7.2016 23:33
ACEA: Car sales in EU up by 6.9% in June
Approaching the pre-crisis levels, market growth for 34 months in a row, the results in individual countries, sales of automakers, registrations in H1, PwC outlook for 2016 and 2017...
Published: 18.7.2016 00:28
EC wants to introduce CO2 emission limits for trucks
The EU does not apply them currently, unlike the US, China, Japan or Canada. Initiative of 2015, attitude and argumentation of manufacturers...
Published: 18.7.2016 00:16
Dieselgate: California rejected Volkswagen’s plan for repairs of 3.0 TDI cars
It is a proposal relating to 16,000 of 85,000 VW, Audi and Porsche diesel cars. Comments of CARB, EPA and the carmaker...
Published: 18.7.2016 00:01
Czech Automotive Industry Association appointed new PR manager
He came from a partner PR agency, but his main experience is from the state and public institutions. The moving of AutoSAP headquarters, launch of profiles on YouTube and Twitter...
Published: 15.7.2016 02:59
Sales of cars and vans in Russia down by 12.5% in June
Slowing the pace of decline, growth in demand for Skoda cars, results in H1, worsened AEB’s outlook...
Published: 15.7.2016 02:53
Employees of Czech plant of Toyota and PSA voted for strike
In wage tariffs and shift surcharge, unions have higher requirements than proposed by an intermediary. Details, further negotiations...
Published: 14.7.2016 21:47
Car sales in China rose by 19.4% in June
The reduction of the tax burden in October 2015 contributed to the high growth. Demand in H1...
Published: 13.7.2016 23:31
Gestamp to build another plant in Central Europe
Location, number of halls and lines, technology, investment amount, HR, products, clients, timing, Gestamp, Gonvarri and Edscha factories in the region...
Published: 12.7.2016 23:57
Carmudi: German company expands worldwide, passing Europe
The car advertising portal specializes in emerging markets. Activities in 20 countries, website profile, finances from investors...
Published: 12.7.2016 23:45
SDA: 116 HEVs and 18 EVs registered in Czech Rep in June
The register also included 183 vehicles powered by CNG and 83 LPG vehicles. Leaders of alternative drives, results in H1...
Published: 12.7.2016 23:19
Borc: Romania leads talks with two automakers on plant construction
Currently, there are two carmakers active in this Eastern European country – Ford and Renault. The government is negotiating with one European and one non-European company...
Published: 11.7.2016 23:56
Porsche expanded Leipzig plant, also because of new Panamera
Body shop construction, environmental technologies, complete production of the Panamera II in Leipzig, HR, daily production, consultancy by Porsche Consulting, prices of second generation, Porsche InnoDrive…
Published: 11.7.2016 23:44
LMC Automotive' 2016 car sales outlook for Western Europe down again after month
The original and the new estimate, single-digit growth in June, registrations on five biggest markets, the downturn in the UK after the Brexit referendum...
Published: 11.7.2016 23:24
Analysts: Growing yen to hit Japanese automakers as result of Brexit
However, they had already been struggling with the negative impact of the strong domestic currency before the referendum. Details of the predictions, the most affected carmakers...
Published: 11.7.2016 23:17
Valeo and Siemens to form JV for EV and HEV drives
The two companies will put relevant activities in it, including those in Central Europe. Shares, headquarters, HR, timing, market outlook by 2020...
Published: 11.7.2016 00:31
iCar Asia appointed new CEO
This group of car advertising portals in the ASEAN region also appointed other new managers. Details, timing, company profile...
Published: 11.7.2016 00:01
Medea Research: Sales of new cars in Czech Rep up by 21.9% in June 2016
Growth was driven by Skoda, Hyundai, Renault, Mercedes, Dacia, Toyota, Nissan and VW. Results of other brands, developments in vans, further growth of purpose registrations...
Published: 10.7.2016 23:24
Bain Capital to sell FTE Automotive
The buyer, price, timing, transaction advisors, profile of the German manufacturer of automotive components with operations around the world, including the Czech Republic and Slovakia...
Published: 8.7.2016 00:41
SDA: Registrations of new cars in Czech Rep up by 20.6% in June
Growth was driven by Skoda, Hyundai, VW, Renault, Mercedes and Toyota brands. Consumer interest in operating leases, decline in short-term registrations, commercial vehicles, the results of H1, PwC comment...
Published: 7.7.2016 23:45
Germany investigates possible steel cartel in automotive industry
Antitrust authority searched the offices of six domestic carmakers and suppliers. The businesses concerned, reasons, timing...
Published: 7.7.2016 23:35
Volkswagen factories in Slovakia to have company-wide holiday
However, this relates to two of the four plants only. Locations, dates of summer shutdown, the affected employees, technological and structural adjustment of facilities...
Published: 7.7.2016 23:29
Porsche began to offer service contracts in Czech Rep
Prepaid service to new Porsche cars is only available in one variant...
Published: 7.7.2016 23:18
Car sales in UK down in June, second time in four years
Probable connection with the referendum on Brexit, the results of individual brands, demand in H1, the best-selling models, the decline in activity of consumers...
Published: 6.7.2016 23:47
USA investigates first death in self-driving Tesla car
The accident was apparently caused by a driver of another vehicle – truck, however autopilot of the Tesla Model S or its driver did not react by braking. Location, investigation of possible system errors...
Published: 6.7.2016 23:32
Car sales in Germany up by 8.3% in June
The slowdown in growth, registrations of individual brands, results in H1, production and export, VDA’s outlook for 2016...
Published: 6.7.2016 23:17
Dieselgate: Volkswagen rejects compensating customers in Europe same way as in US
The automaker head again refused the appeal of European commissioner for the internal market. Declared reasons, their actions…
Published: 3.7.2016 23:01
Company-wide holiday at Czech Hyundai plant to begin soon
The term of a two-week summer shutdown of production, which the company uses for repairs, adjustments and cleaning of production lines…
Published: 3.7.2016 22:39
Brexit: GM could increase production in UK
The carmaker would consider this option if sterling remained at a low level for a longer time. Profile of the plants in England...
Published: 1.7.2016 00:23
Company-wide holiday to begin at Czech Skoda Auto’s plants
It will, however, be several weeks earlier than in 2015. A summer production shutdown at the Czech plant of Toyota and PSA will be later though. Installing of new robots...
Published: 1.7.2016 00:04
CSOB Pojistovna made several personnel changes in management in Czech Rep
These relate to three posts. Affected managers and their careers, growth plan of the insurer by 2018...
Published: 30.6.2016 23:52
SDA: 117 HEVs and 14 EVs registered in Czech Rep in May
The register also newly includes 351 CNG and 33 LPG vehicles. Leaders of alternative drives, results in the first five months...
Published: 30.6.2016 23:47
Sport-Press changed owner
It is an agency that organizes failing competition Car of the Year in the Czech Republic. The new owner with extensive activities not only in the automotive industry…
Published: 30.6.2016 00:21
Hallmark (Jaguar Land Rover): Brexit not to affect plans for Slovak factory
According to unofficial information, the automaker suspended this investment in continental Europe ahead of the referendum on the EU...
Published: 30.6.2016 00:01
Bain Capital to sell FTE Automotive
Valeo to move R&D center in Czech Rep
Cadillac and Corvette have new importer in Czech Rep and Slovakia
CarGarantie prepares expansion in Europe and Asia
PSA to keep distribution in 10 countries in Europe
Tukas Group announced upcoming brands, to double dealer portfolio
AutoBinck started selling cars via Internet
Safarcik: Nissan to introduce new sales concept of commercial vehicles in Czech Rep
Emil Frey expands in Europe with several brands
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
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
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
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
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
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
Toyota Motor aims to reduce prices at parts suppliers after year
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
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, June 2016
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