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Source: CNB, 19.12.2014
Koide (TPCA): Mini segment in Europe to grow by 3% in 2015
Growth resumption after four years of decline, the current production of TPCA, production growth plan in Kolin, suppliers mainly from the Czech Republic and Poland...
Published: 22.12.2014 04:43
Nissan suspended sales of some models in Russia
Repricing cars, the reaction of customers, plan to increase market share, increase in production capacity in the country, the impact on suppliers...
Published: 22.12.2014 04:33
Spyker declared bankruptcy, but its founder aims to recover brand again
Everything will depend on the bankruptcy trustee and candidates for assets. The plan of the former owner of Saab and F1 stall to focus on EVs...
Published: 22.12.2014 00:25
LMC Automotive improved outlook for car sales in US for 2014 and 2015
The original and the new forecast, results in November and the outlook for December, a comment by J.D. Power...
Published: 22.12.2014 00:19
GM, Audi, Jaguar Land Rover temporarily stopped selling cars in Russia
Other carmakers, including Volkswagen and Skoda, are monitoring and evaluating the situation. The fall of the Russian currency...
Published: 19.12.2014 02:47
Senate approved abolition of allowance for uninsured vehicles in Czech Rep
The future of the contribution will now be decided by the president. Timing...
Published: 19.12.2014 02:38
TPCA reduced production outlook for 2015, to dismiss hundreds of agency workers
Earlier revision of the production plan for 2014, a change in the shift system, HR, timing, outplacement details...
Published: 17.12.2014 23:48
Insurance companies in Czech Rep to further increase price of damage liability in 2015
It will rather be a single-digit than a double-digit growth in rates. The situation at Allianz, Uniqa, Ceska pojistovna, CSOB, Kooperativa, Wustenrot, Generali, Slavia and CPP...
Published: 17.12.2014 23:22
Antitrust authority withdrew fine for Krodos Bus in Czech Rep
The Office, however, will continue to inquire into the tender for the supply of intercity buses. The investigated requirements in the specifications, the supplier of Iveco buses...
Published: 17.12.2014 23:09
Uni Gasket to expand production in Europe
Transfer of production from Italy to Eastern Europe, planned production in Central Europe, a joint venture, products and clients...
Published: 17.12.2014 00:27
AutoBinck chose new CEO
Tim Tozer, who went to GM, left the company a year ago. The new CEO of AutoBinck previously worked outside the automotive industry...
Published: 17.12.2014 00:13
Car sales in EU up by 1.4% in November, more in new member states
The market was growing for 15 months in a row. Registrations in the first 11 months, a decline in Germany and France, the results of the Volkswagen Group, a comment and view of KPMG...
Published: 16.12.2014 23:52
Car of the Year 2015: Jury selected seven candidates for European Car of the Year
These are representatives of the Volkswagen, PSA, Nissan, Ford, Daimler, BMW and Renault carmakers. Two sports cars eliminated from the nomination...
Published: 16.12.2014 23:32
Karasek: Tatra is looking for new and alternative suppliers
Reasons, production plan, the second phase of restructuring, a new action plan, investments, HR, products and projects, Phoenix Euro 6...
Published: 16.12.2014 00:07
Forests of Czech Republic to restore half of fleet
The size, structure and age of the fleet, details of the tenders, the new car fleet concept, problems with contracts in recent years...
Published: 15.12.2014 23:49
Visser: Volvo to start selling cars via Internet
The growth in expenses on digital advertising, deliveries through dealers, competitors’ activities, analysts’ opinion...
Published: 15.12.2014 23:36
Rosina: Matador Holding intends to expand in Europe not only in automotive industry
Products and clients of Automotive, Industries and R&D divisions, development of the Aufeer Design branch network, a new plant in Russia, HR, group financing...
Published: 15.12.2014 00:57
AutoBest 2015: Best car for mainstream customers is Opel Corsa
Rankings and points of finalists, opinions of the Czech and the Slovak juror, results in other categories (CompanyBest, ManBest, EcoBest, SportBest, DesignBest, SafetyBest, SmartBest, TechnoBest)…
Published: 15.12.2014 00:40
Kovolis Hedvikov began to produce components for EVs
The product, volume, customers, growth plan for the production of the factory, orders for SUVs, investments, HR, financial results, increase in the proportion of aluminium in cars...
Published: 12.12.2014 00:50
Nissan and Honda to recall over half million vehicles because of Takata airbags
An unusual incident at a junkyard in Japan, the number of cars including Europe, another recall action regarding door mirrors...
Published: 12.12.2014 00:32
Volkswagen appointed new head for VW cars
At present, this brand is led by the company CEO Martin Winterkorn. A new member of the Board of Volkswagen will be a former BMW manager...
Published: 11.12.2014 03:21
CSU: Car prices in Czech Rep fell m/m in November 2014
While new cars became more expensive, prices of used cars went down. Prices of motorcycles, servicing and spare parts, detailed data, the y/y development...
Published: 11.12.2014 03:10
Norbert Reithofer to prematurely leave office of BMW head
His next office, sales results of the carmaker under Reithofer’s leadership, his successor and profile...
Published: 10.12.2014 04:28
CebiCom: Cebia launched portal for communication of service centres with insurance companies when dealing with damage to vehicles
The advantages, automatic controls, a checklist for car owners, upgrade modules, repair auctions by company TotalCare, the first clients...
Published: 10.12.2014 04:16
Takata refused NHTSA regulation to extend recall of cars with defective airbags for entire USA
Threatening sanctions, a recall in states with high humidity, a different interpretation of the legislation, the reaction of carmakers, the number of cars convened globally...
Published: 10.12.2014 04:09
PRE expanded EV fleet with Volkswagen brand
The affected models, suppliers (leasing company, dealer), utilization, the expansion of the network of PRE charging stations, recharge charging after three years...
Published: 9.12.2014 04:15
Opel stopped producing cars in Bochum
The costs of the factory closure, outplacement program details, continuing distribution centre of spare parts...
Published: 9.12.2014 00:51
Sales of cars and vans in Russia fell by 1% in November
A significant slowdown in the decline pace, reasons, the growth of the Skoda brand, AEB outlook...
Published: 9.12.2014 00:42
Czech Post: LeasePlan succeeded in tender for 300 small vans
The offered vehicles, drive, length of lease, contract value, size of the option, bidders...
Published: 7.12.2014 23:47
SDA: New car registrations in Czech Rep up by 11.4% in November
The growth was driven by the Skoda, Dacia, Volkswagen, Seat, Ford, Hyundai and Opel brands. PSA and BMW did not show good results. The increase in the van segment...
Published: 7.12.2014 23:21
Chamber of Deputies approved abolition of contribution for uninsured vehicles in Czech Rep
The future of the contribution will now be decided by the Senate. Another activity of the government, timing...
Published: 7.12.2014 23:07
Owner of Trost Auto Service Technik changed
The founding family sold its entire stake to a competitive trader with spare parts. Profiles of both companies, countries covered, including the Czech Republic and Slovakia...
Published: 4.12.2014 23:44
LMC Automotive: Car sales in Western Europe up by 1% in November
Sales therefore grew for 15 months in a row. Moderation of the growth pace, decline in Germany, France and the Netherlands, the outlook for 2014...
Published: 4.12.2014 23:31
Court acquitted Martin Bartak and Michal Smrz in case of Tatra military vehicles in Czech Rep
Statements of the former Defence Minister, the owner of MPI Group and the prosecutor, further investigations of the military contracts...
Published: 3.12.2014 23:50
Russia to extend scrap bonus program
Timing, the current expenditure on the aid program for new car sales and disposal of old cars...
Published: 3.12.2014 23:37
Medea Research: Sales of new cars in Czech Rep up by 10.5% in November
Growth was driven by the Skoda, Dacia, Ford, Volkswagen, Hyundai, Opel, Nissan and Renault brands. PSA did not do well. The increase in the van segment, detailed statistics...
Published: 3.12.2014 05:50
Ice calamity hit production in Hyundai plant in Czech Rep
The shifts concerned, limiting the supply of components by road transport, replacing the loss of production with extra shifts, reward for employees...
Published: 3.12.2014 05:33
VDA: Car sales in Germany to increase by 1% in 2015
The drop in November, the results for 11 months, the estimate for 2014, development in France, Italy and Spain, the outlook for France for 2015...
Published: 3.12.2014 05:23
Skoda raised prices of most models in Czech Rep
The reasons, timing, the affected models and price changes, new pricing policy, 5-year warranty on all models for a small surcharge...
Published: 1.12.2014 23:51
PSA Peugeot Citroen continues in organizational changes in Europe
Several middle and senior managers in the Czech Republic have taken over the responsibility not only for other brands. Details...
Published: 1.12.2014 23:40
NEVS: Asian carmaker seriously interested in Saab
The likely investor, agreement horizon, a request for an extension of court protection from creditors...
Published: 1.12.2014 23:28
Ford to expand product offer in Europe with trucks
The countries concerned, timing, models and engines, services, dealer network, profile of the factory, R&D, expansion in the BRIC countries, sales of cabs and engines to truck and bus OEMs...
Published: 30.11.2014 23:47
Mobility+: CSOB Leasing restored its offer of operating leases for consumers in Czech Rep
Parameters of full-service leasing, offered brands and models, rental from CZK 5,000/month, examples, microsite, a pilot project...
Published: 30.11.2014 23:38
PSA Peugeot Citroen tests operating leases for consumers in Czech Rep
The financial partner, the first users, affected models, business results of the pilot project, launching onto the market, product specifications...
Published: 27.11.2014 22:12
SDA: 34 HEVs and 30 EVs registered in Czech Rep in October 2014
The registry also added 276 vehicles powered by CNG and 155 cars by LPG. Leaders of alternative drives, the first Audi CNG cars, results in the first 10 months...
Published: 27.11.2014 22:04
Oldrich Vanicek defends position of UAMK President
The term of office, a new concept of organization which also provides assistance services for motorists...
Published: 27.11.2014 21:51
Tatra Trucks to invest tens of millions of euros in development
Share capital increase, the expected reduction in credit interests, increasing reliability rating, investment allocation (machining, painting, milk-run system), a paint shop for external contracts...
Published: 26.11.2014 23:56
Volkswagen increases investments, plan for years 2015-2019 amounts to EUR 86 billion
Increasing global presence, continued significant role of Germany, expansion of the SUV range, plan for joint ventures in China...
Published: 26.11.2014 23:39
USA to introduce customs duty on car, van tires from China
According to the US government, Chinese tire manufacturers take use of unfair government subsidies. Timing, the companies concerned, the amount of duties, import of tires in 2013...
Published: 26.11.2014 23:23
Continental considers closing one plant in Europe
The location, products, reasons, the number of employees, negotiations with the unions...
Published: 26.11.2014 00:38
Continental considers closing one plant in Europe
KV Final expands in Europe and Asia
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
Honda wants to strengthen dealer network in Czech Rep
Swell introduced expansion plan by 2018
Ronal acquired new client, production to be ensured in Czech Rep
Metaldyne wants to double production in Czech Rep by 2020
First Hyundai dealership according to new concept to be built in Czech Rep
Nissan looking for new dealers for three locations in Czech Rep
IAC Group wants to build another plant in Czech Rep
Mubea to invest over EUR 35 million in Czech Rep
Apollo Tyres to build plant in Eastern Europe
Brembo expands production in Czech Rep, faster than planned
Halla Visteon Climate Control to expand production in Czech Rep
New investor entered Auto Charouz group
Schaeffler to build new plant and R&D centre in Czech Rep
Skoda Auto to invest up to EUR 450 million in one plant in Czech Rep
Code of Ethics: Several companies closed Hyundai dealership
New investor to enter Bohm Plast-Technik
Auto Charouz ceased sale of one brand
Fukoku wants to make Czech Rep major manufacturing hub for Europe
Volvo Car looking for new dealers for two regions in Czech Rep
Gestamp wants to build second plant in Czech Rep
One Mercedes dealer changed owner in Czech Rep
Iveco wants to make Czech Rep main base for development and production of buses
Series of tenders on hundreds of vehicles and tires announced in Czech Rep
Youngsan to build plant in Slovakia, second in Europe
Skoda Auto to increase production capacity of one plant
Mann+Hummel to invest EUR 25 million in Czech Rep by 2016
Emil Frey might terminate distribution of one brand in Czech Rep
Gumotex bought Ronson Plastics
Witte Automotive preparing new investment in Czech Rep
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
TI Automotive to expand one plant in Czech Republic
New Mercedes-Benz dealership to be built in Czech Rep
Denso considers further investment in Czech Rep
Saint-Gobain Sekurit prepares new investment in Czech Rep
SDA: Carmakers prepared concept for quality vehicle repairs in Czech Rep
Brisk won contract for new range of engines from Volkswagen
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
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
Benet Automotive is working on second car concept design
Skoda Auto is looking for new suppliers
Hirschmann Automotive reorganizes production
BS Auto plans to expand in Czech Rep
Aston Martin looking for new suppliers, also in Czech Rep
Skoda Auto prepares number of innovations in aftersales services
Novem Car Interior Design prepares for expansion in Czech Rep
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
Court apparently not yet ruled in dispute between Jaguar Land Rover and former dealer in Czech Rep
Honda withdrew license to one dealer in Czech Rep, including service
Cromodora Wheels to expand its plant 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
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
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
Benet Automotive wants to produce cars
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, November 2014
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