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Source: CNB, 06.10.2015
McLaren to open first dealership in Central and Eastern Europe
Country, location of the showroom, partner and his other activities, timing, website, models and prices, dealer situation worldwide, including Europe...
Published: 6.10.2015 23:42
Tsubakimoto expands in CEE, to build second plant in Europe
Location close to a car plant and others interested parties, amount of investment, size and price of the land, products, HR, timing, the countries considered...
Published: 6.10.2015 23:06
Dieselgate: Skoda launched client website to verify diesel cars
It will show the owners whether the vehicle has the emission problem and whether the recall applies to them. Addresses, affected models, microsites of Volkswagen, Audi and Seat...
Published: 6.10.2015 22:47
2015 Prague Motor Show: Exhibition visited by more people than last year
The exhibition area and the number of presented brands also increased. One announced brand not arrived...
Published: 6.10.2015 22:36
Dieselgate: Volkswagen considering various solutions of problems with diesel cars
Reportedly, the solutions should be simple software modifications through the installation of a larger catalyst to a car exchange. Alleged costs, Warburg Research analyst opinion...
Published: 6.10.2015 22:27
Hyundai Dealer network in Czech Rep continues to develop dynamically
Over the past year, several dealers ceased operation, while some new were established. Companies (long-time car dealers as well as new investors), locations, websites...
Published: 6.10.2015 03:20
Autocentrum Barth agreed to cooperate with another carmaker
Brands concerned, new showrooms, locations, timing, expansion of the camper rental, other brands being considered…
Published: 6.10.2015 02:55
SDA: Registrations of new cars in Czech Rep up by 14.5% in September
Growth was driven by Skoda, VW, Nissan, Dacia, Seat, Mercedes and Audi. Data adjusted for short-term registrations, the development of commercial vehicles, errors in DS brand statistics, comment and an improved outlook of PwC...
Published: 6.10.2015 02:47
ADAC: Diesel cars of most automakers emit over-limit NOx emissions in realistic WLTC test
Details of testing, the differences between the NEDC and WLTC, affected carmakers and Euro 5 and Euro 6 vehicles, reactions of manufacturers, the opinion of Deutsche Umwelthilfe...
Published: 4.10.2015 22:32
Dieselgate: Volkswagen to cancel shift in one engine plant, bank suspended recruitment
Location of the engine plant, EA189 diesel engines from several countries in Europe...
Published: 4.10.2015 22:12
Car sales in Germany rose by 4.8% in September
Results in Q1-3, the interest in individual brands, strong growth of some premium brands, influence of Dieselgate…
Published: 4.10.2015 21:53
Toyota and PSA renewed recruitment for plant in Czech Rep after year
Reasons, demanded positions, current salary, recruitment through recruitment agencies, accommodation...
Published: 1.10.2015 22:01
Volkswagen appoints new head of Porsche brand
It happened after Matthias Muller was entrusted with the leadership of Volkswagen. The manager and his profile, further personnel changes within the group...
Published: 1.10.2015 21:53
Dieselgate: Germany investigates executives of Volkswagen and Audi
The prosecution refining earlier statement, investigations in France and Australia...
Published: 1.10.2015 21:46
My Garage: Auto Kelly’s app attracted over 10,000 Czech motorists over first year
Parameters of the loyalty program, detailed results, the range of products, Auto Kelly Autoservis network, the continued expansion...
Published: 1.10.2015 21:35
Dieselgate: Czech Rep to perform emission tests of selected Volkswagen Group cars
Collaborating testing room, the engines and cars (Skoda, VW, Seat, Audi) concerned, solutions, voluntary recall, behaviour at MOTs, the impact on remarketing...
Published: 30.9.2015 23:00
Autocentrum Barth doubled number of brands offered
Extensive investments in two Czech cities, new brands (Aixam, Yamaha, Honda), new and upgraded showrooms, sales plan for 2015...
Published: 30.9.2015 20:15
Domansky opened another Hyundai showroom, second under new concept in Czech Rep
Location, the investment amount, HR, capacity of the service centre, sales plan, the continued implementation of new standards, the profile of the first showroom in Zlin...
Published: 30.9.2015 20:03
PSA locates global website of DS Automobiles brand
At the moment, the Czech website has been launched. Addresses, content, communication via social networks (Facebook, YouTube), the upcoming digital tools...
Published: 30.9.2015 19:50
Dieselgate: Germany began investigating former head of Volkswagen
The prosecutor’s office has received a number of complaints, including one from Volkswagen. Martin Winterkorn says that he did not know about the manipulations. Collective action against the company...
Published: 30.9.2015 03:30
2015 Prague Motor Show: About 20 dealers to present 47 car brands
Compared to 2014, the new brands are Aixam, BMW, Corvette, Dacia, Ligier, Microcar, Praga and VUHL. SsangYong will be missing. Exhibitors, brands, the largest exposure, the auspices of AutoSAP...
Published: 30.9.2015 03:10
Dieselgate: EC prepares to reform system for approving new car models
Timing, facilitation of cooperation and information exchange between Member States, a ban on the software manipulating emissions, the EPA action...
Published: 30.9.2015 00:58
Peter Hornig moved to another position within Scania
The new head of the Swedish truck and bus maker for the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary, the current market position, his plans for Central Europe...
Published: 28.9.2015 23:53
Dieselgate: Volkswagen preparing recalls, suspends sales of affected cars in some countries
The affected brands and models, including commercial ones, number of vehicles, demand of the Spanish government for domestic carmaker Seat for repayment of grants...
Published: 28.9.2015 23:40
Winfried Vahland to have new position within Volkswagen Group
The new head of Skoda Auto will be a manager of Porsche AG. His profile, Vahland's new challenges, Skoda brand growth over the last five years...
Published: 28.9.2015 23:21
Matthias Muller became new CEO of Volkswagen
He will continue to lead Porsche. Personnel changes in North America, independent investigation of Dieselgate, leaner management structure, analysts’ comments...
Published: 28.9.2015 23:13
SDA: 97 HEVs and 20 EVs registered in Czech Rep in August
The register also included 275 vehicles powered by CNG and 77 LPG vehicles. Leaders of alternative drives, results over the last 8 months...
Published: 28.9.2015 23:02
Suzuki sold its stake in Volkswagen
This is part of the termination of the former partnership. The amount of the share, buyer, transaction value...
Published: 28.9.2015 22:49
Medea Research: Sales of new cars in Czech Rep up by 37.7% in August
The growth was driven by Skoda, VW, Ford, Hyundai, Opel, BMW, Renault, Nissan and Peugeot. Kia did not post good results. Developments in vans, registrations, results over the first eight months...
Published: 28.9.2015 22:41
Dieselgate: Control over US division of Volkswagen Group to be allegedly taken over by Skoda Auto top manager
The Supervisory Board of Volkswagen should also decide on further personnel changes in the group on Friday, including the Porsche and Audi brands...
Published: 25.9.2015 05:07
BWI Group began construction of plant in Czech Rep
Location, developer, size, HR, products, timing, reasons for the investment of the Chinese company, clients of the premium segment, partner recruitment agency...
Published: 25.9.2015 01:57
Dobrindt: Volkswagen circumvented emission tests in Europe, EC calls for investigation
Cars with EA189 engines in the Czech Republic, testing of vehicles for other carmakers, impact of the Dieselgate on suppliers, expression of the think-tank Glopolis and companies Dekra and Roland Berger...
Published: 25.9.2015 01:28
ICCT: Dieselgate is not problem of Volkswagen only, but also of BMW
According to the organization, one BMW model exceeds the emission standard Euro 6 and produces more nitrogen oxide than the VW Passat with false software. Reaction of BMW...
Published: 24.9.2015 22:31
Dieselgate: CEO of Volkswagen Martin Winterkorn resigned
Potential successors, the expansion of investigations to another engine, the Green Party accusation, shares growth after a two-day decline, the possible recall action in the Czech Republic, AutoSAP comment...
Published: 24.9.2015 00:58
Owners of Tukas Group to leave executive management of companies
There has been the new CEO appointed, it is a manager with experience in leasing, insurance, and distribution of cars...
Published: 24.9.2015 00:38
GM agreed on fine and compensation for failure when recalling vehicles
The numbers of injured and dead, the end of prosecution, the settlement of civil lawsuits, including the legal action of shareholders, the pending legal actions...
Published: 24.9.2015 00:29
Skoda also used EA189 diesel engines
It does not offer them in EU anymore. The affected models, the attitude of the Czech Ministry of Transport, comments of AutoSAP and diagnostic company IHR-Technika...
Published: 23.9.2015 00:15
Inteva Products to move production to Czech Rep
The original, contemplated and confirmed factory site, the reasons for the decision changes, the developer, HR, timing, products...
Published: 22.9.2015 23:52
Volkswagen: Software for engine control installed in 11 million cars of several brands
Attitudes and activities of individual countries and the EU, guidelines for dealers, the reaction of the stock markets, investors’ concerns, the impact on financial results...
Published: 22.9.2015 23:44
AutoSAP: Automakers, suppliers created over 4,000 jobs in Czech Rep over last year
R&D companies were also taking staff. The average wage in the automotive industry increased by a few percent, worker positions more than THP and managers...
Published: 21.9.2015 23:09
Schaeffler to enter stock exchange
Reasons, the size of the offered share, the number of shares, the expected proceeds from the IPO, timing, the subsequent allocation of funds...
Published: 21.9.2015 22:58
Czech Post cancelled contract that should have been won by Agrotec after winner resignation
The stated reasons, the size of the contract, connection with the prosecution of Agrotec, the expression of relevant subjects…
Published: 21.9.2015 22:49
Johnson Controls plans to lay off 3,000 people
Reasons, timing, expected annual savings, current number of employees, sales of certain activities, the situation in the Czech Republic...
Published: 21.9.2015 01:25
Ford Garant: Ford launches program for sales of approved used cars in Czech Rep
Localization of the global concept, the parameters of cars, partner for the guarantee, guaranteed exchange, requirements for dealers, offer, website, sales plan...
Published: 21.9.2015 01:15
EPA: Volkswagen violates US Clean Air Act
Accusations of the US office, a recall, the models and years of production affected, threatening sanctions, the carmaker’s own investigation, the previous fine for Hyundai...
Published: 21.9.2015 01:07
Kostal wants to significantly increase production in Czech Rep by 2018
Contracts until 2025, the expected development of revenues, the profile of the two Czech plants, HR, products, customers...
Published: 17.9.2015 23:47
Tesla Experience: Business Lease started to provide branded operating lease on Tesla EVs in Europe
The countries concerned, models and versions, costing, pick-up service, home charger included in instalments, the current fleet of Tesla cars, Blue Care strategy...
Published: 17.9.2015 23:39
Suzuki bought share that was owned by Volkswagen back
Price, Volkswagen’s investment rate of return over 5 years, the response to the stock exchange on announcement of the transaction...
Published: 17.9.2015 23:29
AAA Auto to open second call centre
Location, reasons, competences, timing, HR, profile of the current call centre in Prague, parallel recruit for business and administrative positions, offered benefits...
Published: 16.9.2015 23:50
Prague to renew part of municipal police fleet with Hyundai and Volkswagen vehicles
Suppliers (carmaker, dealer), types and number of vehicles, prices, the condition of the current fleet, history…
Published: 16.9.2015 23:38
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
One company from Auto Charouz Group went bankrupt
JTEKT presented business and investment plan for Czech plant of Koyo Bearings until 2017
One Nissan dealer in Czech Rep ceased operation
Saint-Gobain Sekurit reorganizing and automating production in Europe
New owner of Auto Charouz group renamed company and made personnel changes
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
A.T.U Auto-Teile-Unger leaves some countries, Czech Rep most recently
Hyundai expands operations in Central Europe
Another Skoda dealer to change owner in Czech Rep
Michelin optimizes distribution in Europe
SaarGummi to build third plant in Czech Rep
Kiekert to expand production in Czech Rep, taking 200 people
Former Skoda showroom in Czech Rep on sale
One manager left Czech branch of Hertz Lease
Futaba strengthens European sales team, focusing on non-Japanese carmakers
One Skoda dealer in Czech Rep changed owner
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
MD Elektronik to invest up to EUR 35 million in Czech Rep
Porsche Inter Auto plans to build new showroom in Czech Rep
One Toyota dealership closed in Czech Rep
Schaeffler wants to make Czech Rep leader in developing and manufacturing WMM module
One Audi dealer in Czech Rep changed owner
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
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
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
IAC Group wants to build another plant in Czech Rep
Mubea to invest over EUR 35 million in Czech Rep
Halla Visteon Climate Control to expand production in Czech Rep
Code of Ethics: Several companies closed Hyundai dealership
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
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
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
Saint-Gobain Sekurit prepares new investment 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
First car dealer punished in Czech Rep according to act on criminal liability of legal persons
Several Jaguar and Land Rover showrooms to be built in Czech Rep by new concept
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
Volkswagen to enter new segments, including Skoda brand
Brano wants to supply Chinese and Korean carmakers
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
One Honda dealer in Czech Rep stood against corrupt officials, court sent them to jail
New Audi showroom to be built in Prague
Hyundai Motor Group wants to expand further in production of automotive components
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
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, September 2015
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