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Source: CNB, 22.09.2014
Anthony James Denny agreed to sell majority stake in AAA Auto
There were four interested investors in the CEE used car dealer. Buyer, signing a contract, transaction value...
Published: 23.9.2014 00:05
Raiffeisen-Leasing to enter fleet management market in Czech Rep, aiming to become major player there
Developing a new department in the Czech branch of the Austrian leasing company will be in charge of two senior managers...
Published: 22.9.2014 23:49
BMW Group to change regional director for CEE and SEE
Andrea Castronovo will move to the headquarters of the carmaker to the fleet department and will be replaced in Salzburg by a manager from BMW Germany...
Published: 22.9.2014 23:43
2014 Prague Motor Show: 23 dealers to present 41 car brands
Five brands were added over the last week. BMW and Dacia will be missing there. Exhibitors, brands, accompanying program, the motor show in Bratislava...
Published: 22.9.2014 04:52
PSA to cut production in Slovakia
The term of the Trnava plant shutdown, reasons, results for eight months, extra shifts, production plan in 2014, the influence of the Ukrainian crisis...
Published: 22.9.2014 04:11
Skoda Without Worries: Consumer interest in car rental is greater than carmaker expected
The number of contracts per quarter, the original and the new plan for the year 2014, product development in 2015, advertising campaign...
Published: 22.9.2014 04:01
Ford to cut production in Europe in autumn
The affected plants and models, terms of the shutdowns, reasons, government compensation...
Published: 22.9.2014 03:48
Volkswagen to resume production in Russia after two weeks as planned
The shutdown is related to both plants and all VW and Skoda models. The timing, logistical circumstances...
Published: 18.9.2014 23:14
Car thefts in Germany up by 4% in 2013
The most often stolen brands, most-at-risk federal states, cross-border crime, thefts for spare parts, achievements of the police...
Published: 18.9.2014 23:08
Volkswagen chose new head of VW brand in Czech Rep
It is a manager with experience in the wholesale and retail sale of new and used cars including financing. Petr Janeba’s successor will be...
Published: 18.9.2014 02:22
Code of Ethics: Hyundai Motor Czech got new dealers for three locations
These include both existing and new partners. The firms concerned, locations and former dealers...
Published: 17.9.2014 23:31
Car sales in EU rose by 5.6% in July, by 1.2% in August
The market has been growing for 12 consecutive months. Developments in major markets, strong growth of Skoda Auto, a decrease of premium brands, BMW focus on profit rather than sale, comment of KPMG and Ernst & Young...
Published: 17.9.2014 23:20
V2V: USA prepares rules for introduction of technology of inter-communicating cars
The details of this telematics technology, testing, implementation, timing, elimination of accidents...
Published: 17.9.2014 23:12
2014 Prague Motor Show: So far 36 brands confirmed, Mazda dropped out
Among the exhibitors are NH Car, Auto Jarov, Dajbych, Domansky or Auto-Moto Riegger. Presented brands and models, accompanying program...
Published: 16.9.2014 23:37
GM wants to lay off 500 people in Russia
Severance pay for voluntary departure from the factory in St. Petersburg, a decline in production of Opel cars in the autumn, declining Russian market...
Published: 16.9.2014 22:06
ZF to sell stake in one JV and buy TRW
The joint venture and buyer of the share, price of the TRW acquisition, ZF+TRW profile, activities of both companies in the Czech Republic...
Published: 16.9.2014 05:37
Car Fleet Service: Elit acquired next client for fleet service in Czech Rep – UniCredit Leasing
Partner Elit service network will take care of part of the fleet of UniCredit Fleet Management, which has recently begun providing consumers with operating lease...
Published: 16.9.2014 02:40
BMW Group to replace head in Czech Rep
Distributor of BMW and Mini cars on the Czech market will be led by a manager of the regional headquarters for CEE+SEE. Josef Reiter...
Published: 15.9.2014 23:29
Davo Exclusive: Davo Car started purchase and sale of newish luxury cars
Extension of the used car shop in Olbramovice, newly built showroom, advertising campaign, car offer, petrol station, car wash, future expansion...
Published: 15.9.2014 23:22
Volksbank and DZ Bank selling VB-Leasing, buyer found in Poland, Romania and Czech Rep
The new owners of leasing companies, profile of VB Leasing CZ (products, partners, results in 2013, HR, project Proresale Cash)...
Published: 15.9.2014 03:56
Code of Ethics: Several companies closed Hyundai dealership
These are mainly multi-brand dealers. The firms concerned and vacant showrooms, fluctuation in the Czech dealer network in 2013-2014...
Published: 15.9.2014 03:48
One Peugeot dealer in Czech Rep built huge complex and expanded portfolio with five brands
The company, location, parameters of the premises, the investment implementation delay, new brands, services including fast service shop and restaurant...
Published: 15.9.2014 03:31
New investor to enter Bohm Plast-Technik
New co-owner, the amount of the share, price of the transaction, profile of the plant in Ceska Trebova, HR, annual turnover, products and clients...
Published: 15.9.2014 03:21
Auto Charouz ceased sale of one brand
The company also terminated a dealership of another brand in one city in the Czech Republic. The brands concerned, new dealers...
Published: 12.9.2014 05:06
Mubea agreed to build new plant in Czech Rep
The location, plot size and the price, HR, timing, the company’s activities in the Czech Republic...
Published: 12.9.2014 04:38
Auto Design Prague 2014: Next annual conference on automotive design to take place in Czech Rep
Among the speakers will be the designers of Ferrari, Volvo, Jaguar, Skoda, Citroen, Qoros, Varroc or Dassault Systemes. An exhibition of graduate works...
Published: 12.9.2014 04:23
Skoda Auto seeking manager for Czech market representation
Recently, the team of Skoda Auto Czech Republic has been strengthened by a manager with experience from several carmakers. Concerned posts, details...
Published: 10.9.2014 23:57
Citroen named new product managers in Czech Rep
One will be in charge of C models, the other one of DS models and commercial vehicles. Details...
Published: 10.9.2014 23:48
Daimler to change production system of Mercedes-Benz cars
Growth in the number of models on one line, drop of competencies of plant managers, cost savings, investments in reorganization in Germany, new models...
Published: 10.9.2014 23:37
Opel began offering operating lease for consumers in Czech Rep
The models, engines and equipment, financial partner, rental period, mileage limit, prices...
Published: 9.9.2014 23:27
Tukas Group to unify corporate identity of its companies
The group includes three companies operating dealerships and service shops of six brands and a provider of operating lease. The company hired a new manager for it...
Published: 9.9.2014 22:54
Citroen began providing service contract included in price of new cars in Czech Rep
The models, above-standard coverage, the C4 Cactus with innovative components from TRW or Rehau, a loan with the parameters of operating lease...
Published: 9.9.2014 22:49
CSU: Car prices in Czech Rep grew by 0.3% m/m in August 2014
While used cars became more expensive, new cars and motorcycles became cheaper. Prices of servicing and spare parts, detailed data, y/y development...
Published: 9.9.2014 22:41
LMC Automotive: Car sales in Western Europe up by 1.2% in August
Sales have been growing for 12 months. Confirmation of the 2014 outlook, the growth drivers, declining markets...
Published: 9.9.2014 00:01
Ford New Deal: Ford to cancel subdealer network in Czech Rep
However, some agents will become dealers and their number will thus increase. Plan for the service network, the flagship dealerships Ford Store and Transit Center network...
Published: 8.9.2014 23:51
Sales of cars and vans in Russia fell by 25.8% in August
The accelerated pace of decline, the reasons and influences, results for eight months, the market share growth of Skoda brand and Volkswagen Group, AEB outlook for 2014...
Published: 8.9.2014 23:36
Fukoku wants to make Czech Rep major manufacturing hub for Europe
Location of the factory, amount of investments, HR, timing, products, clients, deliveries to aftermarket...
Published: 8.9.2014 03:05
Perrin: Peugeot continues to modernize dealer network in Czech Rep
New Blue Box showrooms in 2013-2015, sales results and plans, activities in service, used cars, new models...
Published: 8.9.2014 02:58
Volkswagen to cut production in Russia
Concerned factory also producing Skoda cars, the term of the downtime, revised production plan for 2014, an investment plan in the country...
Published: 8.9.2014 02:48
Another Chamber of Deputies' Committee endorsed proposal for abolition of contributions for uninsured vehicles in Czech Rep
The reasons are the same. According to the Czech Insurance Association this will result in an increased number of uninsured cars...
Published: 8.9.2014 02:41
Skoda Auto to have new head of purchasing
He is coming to the Czech carmaker from Seat. The current member of the Board at Skoda Auto for purchase Karlheinz Hell...
Published: 5.9.2014 00:35
Volkswagen All-Inclusive: VW tests operating lease for consumers in Czech Rep
Available models in the pilot phase, the rental period, the mileage limit, insurance, rates, options (colour, participation in accident insurance)...
Published: 5.9.2014 00:23
2014 Prague Motor Show: Greatest exhibition place to belong to NH Car
This Prague dealer will show 45 vehicles of four brands in an area of 600 m2. Other exhibitors, newly confirmed brands, presented models...
Published: 5.9.2014 00:10
Petr Kohout joined Home Credit
In the subsidiary of Czech financial group PPF, the former head of the Czech branch of ALD Automotive will assume the position of...
Published: 4.9.2014 23:49
Gestamp secured land for its second plant in Czech Rep
Location, size and price of the land, the amount of investment, HR, products, timing, production growth in the first Czech factory...
Published: 3.9.2014 23:39
New manager strengthened one BMW dealer in Czech Rep
He has experience with several premium brands. The company, manager, his profile...
Published: 3.9.2014 23:24
SDA: Registrations of new cars in Czech Rep up by 20.2% in August 2014
The growth was driven by Volkswagen, Hyundai, Ford, Opel, Dacia, Skoda and Seat brands. The decrease in van segment and growth of trucks...
Published: 3.9.2014 23:14
Committee of deputies endorsed proposal for abolition of contributions for uninsured vehicles in Czech Rep
According to the committee, the contribution represents a dual recourse for the owners of uninsured vehicles. The proposal is rejected by the Czech Insurance Association...
Published: 3.9.2014 23:06
Charouz Mobility: Ford Charouz launched operating lease for consumers in Czech Rep
The lease period, the affected Ford models, included fees and services, deposit amount, prices...
Published: 3.9.2014 22:55
Frank Schreier returned to Skoda Auto
He took his old-new position in the Czech carmaker, which had previously been held by...
Published: 2.9.2014 23:05
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
CEE Automotive Forum 2014: Further 13 speakers to join conference
Mann+Hummel to invest EUR 25 million in Czech Rep by 2016
Emil Frey might terminate distribution of one brand in Czech Rep
Kovolis Hedvikov to expand its plant in Czech Rep
Gumotex bought Ronson Plastics
Witte Automotive preparing new investment in Czech Rep
Baur Formschaumtechnik to move its plant 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
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
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
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
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
Benet Automotive wants to produce cars
Brano aims to develop its own electric car, later might start producing it
Skoda Auto increased number of Czech suppliers in 2011, other moved to Mlada Boleslav
Source: Google Analytics, August 2014
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