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Source: CNB, 22.08.2014
Ten Japanese automotive suppliers fined in China for cartel
The investigated and punished companies, amount of fines, duration of the cartel, affected components, damaged carmakers, investigation in the sale of cars and spare parts...
Published: 21.8.2014 23:14
Gestamp wants to build second plant in Czech Rep
The location considered, size and price of the land, the amount of investment, HR, products, timing, other factories in Central Europe...
Published: 21.8.2014 22:55
Russia might prohibit import of cars in case of further sanctions
It would also affect Czech car plants. Statement of Skoda, Hyundai and TPCA, the share of imported vehicles in the Russian sales...
Published: 21.8.2014 22:39
Skoda Auto to take on 800 new employees in Czech Rep
Location, reasons, timing, HR resources, salary, the Fabia III with consumption below 3.5 l/100 km or weight below 1 ton...
Published: 20.8.2014 23:05
Nissan began selling e-NV200 electric van
The first countries, parameters and version of the EV, sales plans, testing by companies, launch on the market in Central Europe including the Czech Republic, price...
Published: 20.8.2014 22:55
Hyundai Mobis considers employing more people in new plant in Czech Rep
Details of the intent, several halls, a new subsidiary, factory management, EIA, shift of production from Korea to the Czech Republic, profile of the first Czech plant...
Published: 20.8.2014 22:40
One Mercedes dealer changed owner in Czech Rep
The company and its showrooms, the original and new owner, related personnel changes, circumstances...
Published: 19.8.2014 23:36
Volkswagen bought MAN’s financial division
The carmaker plans no change in the Czech Republic for now. The countries covered by affiliates and partners, details...
Published: 19.8.2014 23:19
Medea Research: Czech car market up by 10% in January-July
This is a smaller increase than SDA’ statistics of registrations indicated, but the significant difference compared to analyses of Hyundai Motor Czech speaking on drops...
Published: 19.8.2014 23:07
Iveco wants to make Czech Rep main base for development and production of buses
The company currently has only two bus plants in the world. Production growth, strengthening R&D, construction of a test track, HR...
Published: 18.8.2014 23:35
Series of tenders on hundreds of vehicles and tires announced in Czech Rep
The submitter and its fleet, renewal of part of the fleet, the form of acquisition, the value of contracts, the criteria including warranty without limitation of mileage...
Published: 18.8.2014 23:20
SkoFIN chose new PR agency
The winner of the tender and its clients, start of the cooperation, previous partner for PR activities...
Published: 18.8.2014 23:07
Youngsan to build plant in Slovakia, second in Europe
Location, investment amount, size of the hall, HR, timing, products, clients including Hyundai-Kia, business activities in the Czech Republic...
Published: 17.8.2014 22:56
2014 Autoshow Prague: Incheba to restore motor show in Czech Rep after four years
The term, the confirmed brands, exhibited models, test drives, off-road polygon, nomenclature including vans, talks with other firms...
Published: 17.8.2014 22:46
Employees of Hyundai plants in Korea want to strike
Wage negotiations of the unions with management of the company failed. The timing, strike tradition, substitution of production...
Published: 17.8.2014 22:37
Medea Research: Most re-exported cars in Czech Rep are Ford Fiesta, Seat Ibiza and Seat Leon
The Top 10 purpose registrations also include Volkswagen, Skoda, Fiat and Nissan models. Among the 10 best-selling cars are Skoda, Hyundai and VW models...
Published: 17.8.2014 22:26
CzechInvest chose new manager for automotive industry and green mobility
This function in the agency for the support of investment and business in the Czech Republic was recently held by Ales Stavjana. A new sector manager with experience from Skoda Auto...
Published: 14.8.2014 22:21
Hyundai to indemnify clients in South Korea for erroneous data on car consumption
After the USA it is another country where Hyundai-Kia has to deal with compensation and fines. The affected models and the number of cars, the amount of compensation...
Published: 14.8.2014 22:14
Opel strengthens dealer network with help of former Chevrolet dealers
Many of the former dual Opel/Chevrolet dealers do not seek compensation. The situation in Europe and the Czech Republic, the expansion of the 'Welcome back to Opel' program with Chevrolets owners...
Published: 13.8.2014 23:31
Skoda Auto to increase production capacity of one plant
Location, current and projected capacity, the affected facilities and models, production of the factory in 2013, HR, timing, renewal of technology...
Published: 13.8.2014 23:19
GM faces legal action due to injury and deaths in case of giant series of recall actions
The number of petitioners, detail of the fault, the number of cars convened, delayed recalls, the compensation program for victims of accidents...
Published: 13.8.2014 23:01
Daimler’s Czech plant has new director
Reiner Springmeier left the position at EvoBus Bohemia after nine years. Reasons, successor and his profile...
Published: 13.8.2014 05:23
Saab supplier asked court for declaration of bankruptcy of carmaker’s owner
NEVS suspended production of Saab cars in May due to financial problems. The name and profile of the supplier, the amount of the debt...
Published: 13.8.2014 05:12
SkoFIN prepares operating lease for consumers for other Volkswagen Group brands in Czech Rep
Demand for the ‘Skoda bez starosti’ rental, business plans, expansion the models and equipment offer, easing the terms, the profile of the average client...
Published: 11.8.2014 23:57
CSU: Car prices in Czech Rep down m/m in July 2014
While new cars became more expensive, used cars and motorcycles became cheaper. Prices fo servicing and spare parts, detailed data, the annual development...
Published: 11.8.2014 23:44
Medea Research to publish statistics of new car registrations in Czech Rep, net of short-term deregistrations
Methodology, source data, results for seven months, the growth of re-exports, a conflict of interest, low price level in the Czech market...
Published: 11.8.2014 07:42
Chinese central bank bought stake in Generali
It has been a further acquisition of shares in major Italian company recently. The share amount and its value, the entry to Fiat...
Published: 11.8.2014 06:07
Sales of cars and vans in Russia fell by 22.9% in July
Acceleration of the pace of decline, the reasons and influences, results after seven months, the growth of Skoda, a comment of AEB...
Published: 11.8.2014 05:52
LMC Automotive: Car sales in Western Europe up by 5% in July
Sales have been growing for 11 months. The outlook for 2014, the growth leaders, the prediction of developments in UK...
Published: 8.8.2014 01:38
CEE Automotive Forum 2014: Further 13 speakers to join conference
These are representatives of CLEPA, AutoSAP, PSA, Volkswagen, Skoda, Opel, Ford, AAA Auto, Ernst & Young, Matador, Aufeer Design, Bosal and Item...
Published: 8.8.2014 01:07
PwC: Decline in car sales in Russia to stop in three years
The deterioration of the outlook for 2014, results in H1, the impact of the Ukrainian crisis on the sale and financing...
Published: 8.8.2014 00:54
Head of CSOB Leasing in Czech Rep Libor Bosak became president of IFLA
Profile of the International Finance and Leasing Association, which was previously led by...
Published: 8.8.2014 00:46
Mann+Hummel to invest EUR 25 million in Czech Rep by 2016
Location, timing, details of investments, HR, cooperation with a new personnel agency, clients...
Published: 6.8.2014 23:49
Daimler simplifies distribution and sales management in Europe
Reduction of managerial positions across divisions, reasons, personnel changes in the Czech Republic, timing...
Published: 6.8.2014 23:30
Gumotex received new orders from Volkswagen Group
Expansion of the product portfolio, the affected models, volumes, profile of the automotive division, clients...
Published: 6.8.2014 23:18
Arval VIP Partner: Arval builds premium supplier network in Czech Rep
Concurrently, it is reducing the number of partners, especially car and tire service shops. Reasons, details, Arval Assistance...
Published: 6.8.2014 23:08
Emil Frey might terminate distribution of one brand in Czech Rep
The brand, reasons, requirements of the carmaker, dealer network, models and prices, the situation in Europe...
Published: 5.8.2014 23:55
Porsche Inter Auto to resume Lamborghini dealership in Czech Rep
Location of the showroom, sales start, available models, previous Czech dealer, competition from independent retailers...
Published: 5.8.2014 23:45
SDA: New car registrations in Czech Rep up by 21.8% in July 2014
Growth was driven by the Skoda, Hyundai, Volkswagen, Opel, Dacia, Ford and Mercedes-Benz brands. Growth in the van segment, decline in trucks...
Published: 5.8.2014 23:29
Opel won contract for 600 Movano vehicles in Europe
Country, client, winning tender price, utilization, specifications, modifications upon request, warranty, Movano facelift as of 2014...
Published: 5.8.2014 23:20
Michael Macht resigned as head of production of Volkswagen Group
This followed after an agreement with representatives of the owners. After having left Porsche, he was in the office for four years. Alleged reasons, the original length of the contract, the successor...
Published: 4.8.2014 23:57
Makro changed its partner for insurance in Czech Rep
The offer of Mpojisteni also includes car insurance. In the field of financing, the partner remained unchanged. Companies, the most popular products...
Published: 4.8.2014 23:50
Car sales in Germany up by 6.8% in July
The return to growth after the June drop, reasons, the results of seven months, comment and outlook of LMC Automotive, development in France...
Published: 4.8.2014 23:43
Bentley manager to lead marketing of Skoda brand
He also has experience from another VW Group brand – Porsche. The function was abandoned six months ago by Thomas Owsianski, who...
Published: 3.8.2014 23:55
Czech customs administration passes from operating leases to car ownership
The winner of the largest tender is the Kia brand. The supplier-dealer, models, number of cars, price, participants in the tender, smaller orders, fleet structure of this institution...
Published: 3.8.2014 23:46
Chinese factory of GM's Taiwanese subcontractor shook by explosion
The company, location, HR, products and clients, the alleged cause and consequences of the explosion (dead, injuries), GM’s reaction...
Published: 3.8.2014 23:33
Kovolis Hedvikov to expand its plant in Czech Rep
Location, investment amount, timing, growth of production, HR, business and financial results, products and clients...
Published: 31.7.2014 23:45
Code of Ethics: Association of Czech Hyundai dealers filed complaint against distributor at antitrust authority
The controversial distribution policy, comments of UOHS and Hyundai Motor Czech, enlargement of the association, the distributor’s financial results in 2013...
Published: 31.7.2014 23:25
Thirty-three HEVs and five EVs registered in Czech Rep in June 2014
The register also newly includes 167 vehicles powered by CNG and 115 cars by LPG. Leaders of alternative drives, results in H1...
Published: 31.7.2014 23:09
Kia began offering branded operating lease in Czech Rep, Arval became partner
The trademark of the product, dealers involved in pilot operation, target group, variants, current business results, the situation in Europe...
Published: 31.7.2014 00:24
CEE Automotive Forum 2014: Further 13 speakers to join conference
Gumotex bought Ronson Plastics
Witte Automotive preparing new investment in Czech Rep
Baur Formschaumtechnik to move its plant in Czech Rep
Anthony Denny is said to be close to selling his stake in AAA Auto
Giant tender for hundreds of vehicles launched in Czech Rep
Car and parts makers in Morocco demand subcontracts for EUR 175 million
Neturen plans to expand production in Czech Rep
Bosch to cut 400 jobs in one plant in Europe
TI Automotive to expand one plant in Czech Republic
Progress-Werk Oberkirch to invest EUR 25 million in Czech Rep
Car Importers Association does not intend to publish detailed statistics of registered vehicles in Czech Rep
R.Bourgeois to move its plant in Czech Rep
Code of Ethics: 17 Hyundai dealers in Czech Rep terminated dealer contract with distributor
One Volvo dealer ended in Czech Rep
New Mercedes-Benz dealership to be built in Czech Rep
Sehnal: Slavia Pojistovna for sale, as well as other companies from SPGroup
Ideal Automotive expands production capacities in Czech Rep
Autosalon Louda bought Czech dealer Autoprodej Dukla
Denso considers further investment in Czech Rep
Saint-Gobain Sekurit prepares new investment in Czech Rep
Mubea wants to build new plant in Czech Rep
SDA: Carmakers prepared concept for quality vehicle repairs in Czech Rep
Brisk won contract for new range of engines from Volkswagen
Forez to expand production in Czech Rep and build R&D centre
Skoda Auto to expand portfolio with new suppliers from Asia and South-East Europe
Admosphere: Advertising investments in new car sales in Czech Rep fell in 2013
First car dealer punished in Czech Rep according to act on criminal liability of legal persons
First Mazda showroom of new corporate appearance to be built in Czech Rep
Equa Bank looks for partner for loans on cars in Czech Rep
Several Jaguar and Land Rover showrooms to be built in Czech Rep by new concept
Varroc to invest EUR 50 million in Czech Rep by 2016
Hyundai Motor Group wants to expand production in Central Europe
JTEKT won several contracts in Koyo Bearings division, to ensure production in Czech Rep
BMW to move production of one model in Europe
Mahle Behr to expand existing plant rather than building new factory in Czech Rep
Several Renault dealers terminated activities in Czech Rep
Benet Automotive is working on second car concept design
Skoda Auto is looking for new suppliers
Grammer to close two of five plants in Czech Rep
Swell won contracts for two Italian carmakers
Hirschmann Automotive reorganizes production
BS Auto plans to expand in Czech Rep
Aston Martin looking for new suppliers, also in Czech Rep
KYB shifts part of production to Czech Rep, invests in two locations
Skoda Auto prepares number of innovations in aftersales services
New BMW showroom to be built in Czech Rep
Fukoku expands to Europe, to build plant in Czech Rep
Novem Car Interior Design prepares for expansion in Czech Rep
BMW Try & Buy: BMW test medium-term lease with subsequent sale in Czech Rep
Ford New Deal: Ford transforms dealer network in Europe
Advics to build plant in Czech Rep, first in Europe
SDA: Czech car fleet could significantly grow young again within few years
Volkswagen to enter new segments, including Skoda brand
Brano wants to supply Chinese and Korean carmakers
Continental to invest over EUR 150 million in tire production in Czech Rep
Auto Charouz launches new concept of multibrand car sale in Czech Rep
Court apparently not yet ruled in dispute between Jaguar Land Rover and former dealer in Czech Rep
Tesla Motors is planning further plants worldwide, including Europe
Honda withdrew license to one dealer in Czech Rep, including service
Cromodora Wheels to expand its plant in Czech Rep
HP Pelzer to expand one of its plants in Czech Rep
Aisin Seiki wants to build new plant in Czech Rep
Louwman prepares further expansion in Czech Rep
One Honda dealer in Czech Rep stood against corrupt officials, court sent them to jail
First Land Rover showroom according to new concept to be built in Czech Rep
Tempus and Auto Bavarija want to sue BMW for EUR 100 million
Westfalia to move part of production from Germany to Czech Rep
New Audi showroom to be built in Prague
Plakor wants to expand its plant in Czech Rep
Witte Automotive shifts part of activities from Germany to Czech Rep
Matz-Erreka to build second plant in Czech Rep
Volkswagen introduced e-mobility strategy until 2015
Mercedes-Benz prepares dealership in another city in Czech Rep
Tower International opened plant in Czech Republic, wants to expand it immediately
Maier to move part of its production from Spain to Czech Rep, building second plant here
Hyundai Motor Group wants to expand further in production of automotive components
Kolbenschmidt Pierburg wants to build second plant in Czech Rep
Hyundai to install advanced communications units in its cars, to be manufactured also in Czech Rep
Jaguar Land Rover prepares branded programme for used car sale in Czech Rep
ZF Friedrichshafen wants to expand one of its plants in Czech Rep
Brano acquired contract for Skoda Superb III
Benet Automotive wants to produce cars
Cebia and BMW intend to expand cooperation in Europe
Autosalon Klokocka wants to build three new showrooms in Czech Rep
Brano aims to develop its own electric car, later might start producing it
Sohnergroup to build plant in Czech Rep, eighth worldwide
Skoda Auto increased number of Czech suppliers in 2011, other moved to Mlada Boleslav
Source: Google Analytics, July 2014
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