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Source: CNB, 31.10.2014
Antitrust authority withdrew tender for vehicles for social administration in Czech Rep
According to Hyundai Motor Czech, it was tailored to one manufacturer. The number of vehicles, the categories, history of the tender...
Published: 30.10.2014 23:57
Audi launches mass production of plastic springs
Parameters of light springs, the supplier and his clients, the first application in the Audi A6, prices after facelift, replacing the continuously variable transmission with a dual-clutch transmission...
Published: 30.10.2014 23:51
Honda wants to strengthen dealer network in Czech Rep
The carmaker is looking for a partner for car sales. Location demanded, dealer situation in the region...
Published: 30.10.2014 03:33
Skoda Fabia III: Carmaker launched sale in Czech Rep, with 5-year warranty almost for free
Engines, technologies, equipment, prices of the hatchback and estate, sales plans, launch in other markets, glass suppliers, production of the second generation, MirrorLink and SmartGate for further models...
Published: 30.10.2014 03:06
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to sell Ferrari to FCA owners and to launch brand on stock exchange
Stock shares, stock exchanges for Ferrari IPO, obtaining funding for the group development, the issue of convertible bonds, exchange of the Ferrari CEO, financial results of FCA...
Published: 30.10.2014 02:50
Vosicky: Hyundai plans to increase its market share in Czech Rep to 15% by 2018
The current share, growth segments, purpose registrations, alternative drives, unification of used car sales programs under one brand...
Published: 30.10.2014 02:42
Citroen offers credit with 0% interest for up to 3 years in Czech Rep
Accident insurance with 0% participation in home service shop within Citroen Insurance and Peugeot Insurance, partners, a free IdealDrive service agreement for the C1...
Published: 29.10.2014 23:51
Sehnal (SPGroup): Slavia Pojistovna currently not for sale
However, SPGroup reportedly continues to offer the oldest Czech insurance company and one bank helps with that. The plan to boost profitability, capital increase, the dispute with the CNB...
Published: 29.10.2014 00:23
You+ Nissan: Nissan introduces loyalty program for car owners in Europe
The process of implementation in various regions, discounts on maintenance according to the age of the car, registration accompanied by a contest, mobile application, service shops involved, QX Program...
Published: 29.10.2014 00:13
Havex opened its first Skoda showroom according to new concept in Czech Rep
The location, a microsite with advice regarding the purchase, maintenance and operation of a car, a 5-year warranty free of charge on new and nearly new Skoda and Seat cars...
Published: 29.10.2014 00:01
Audi Connect: Audi started to provide free online updates for navigation maps for 3 years
The models involved, the required technological equipment of vehicles, alternative options for updating map data...
Published: 28.10.2014 23:53
Toyota to end cooperation with Tesla Motors
Sale of shares of Tesla, reviewing investments, the results of existing cooperation, negotiations on a new contract...
Published: 28.10.2014 23:47
Takata and several carmakers face lawsuits in USA because of scandal with airbags
The legal action for concealment of information, the automakers involved, individual and collective actions, deaths and injuries, the brands changing airbags...
Published: 28.10.2014 23:40
Tatra agreed with unions of two subsidiaries on wage addendum to collective agreement
Details of the wage agreement, the increase in the variable component tied to quality, revenues and EBITDA, validity, cancellation of the planned strike...
Published: 27.10.2014 02:42
Daimler sold its stake in Tesla Motors
However, cooperation of both carmakers will apparently continue. The transaction price, current and upcoming Mercedes, Smart and Fuso EVs and HEVs, timing...
Published: 26.10.2014 23:52
Chamber of Deputies postponed vote on abolition of contribution for uninsured vehicles in Czech Rep
Reasons, timing, the proposal for the extinction of the CKP right to enforce the contribution to the guarantee fund after three years, problematic semi-transfers of vehicles...
Published: 26.10.2014 23:37
SDA: Forty HEVs and twelve EVs registered in Czech Rep in September 2014
The registry also included 211 vehicles powered by CNG and 69 cars on LPG. Leaders of alternative drive systems, another Lexus hybrid, results in Q1-3...
Published: 26.10.2014 23:23
Employees of two subsidiaries of Tatra planning another strike
This happened after the failure of the warning strike. Dates, details of the dispute, the company’s and intermediary’s statements, wage levels, backup solutions of the truck maker...
Published: 24.10.2014 01:39
Swell introduced expansion plan by 2018
Details of a 5-year strategy, relocation of one facility, extension of R&D centre, HR, tenders for a number of positions, subcontract works, new technologies...
Published: 24.10.2014 01:26
Volvo Car to increase production in Sweden
Location, reasons, new facility, measures, HR, revised working agreement, timing, sales results and outlook…
Published: 24.10.2014 01:09
Employees of Tatra’s two subsidiaries to strike
The strike does not apply to the production of vehicles. The term, length of the warning strike, the reasons, attitude of the company...
Published: 23.10.2014 04:32
Arval Club: Arval extends benefits for employees of clients in Czech Rep
A discount on taxi and car transport, a credit card with discounts at gas stations, partners, the number of members after the first year of the program...
Published: 23.10.2014 04:23
Daimler is said to negotiate purchase of stake in MV Agusta motorcycle manufacturer
The share and its alleged value, possible reasons for the acquisition, the current majority owner...
Published: 23.10.2014 04:11
Vigo Investments to change name of Czech branch of Triglav
The timing, transaction price, acquisition sphere of Vigo Investments’ interest...
Published: 21.10.2014 22:29
Autocentrum Barth expanded portfolio with one more brand
Acquisition of the showroom, the location, selling company and its results, the first non-European brand, the only fleet centre of this brand in the Pardubice Region...
Published: 21.10.2014 22:19
Volvo Car launched sale of HEVs in Czech Rep
The first model, next plug-in hybrids, parameters and prices, eight-speed automatic transmission Aisin, network of charging stations at dealers, first instalation...
Published: 21.10.2014 22:07
Ronal acquired new client, production to be ensured in Czech Rep
It is a large carmaker producing in Central Europe. Expansion of one plant, production growth, HR, timing, clients of the largest manufacturer of aluminium wheels in the world...
Published: 21.10.2014 00:50
Ledvinkova (Baker & McKenzie): Group of businessmen and lawyers blackmailed automotive suppliers in Czech Rep for over 10 years
The amount of damage, actions for fictitious debts, abuse of lien, possible defence against mould blocking, failure to use the courts and their interim measures...
Published: 21.10.2014 00:23
Triglav focuses on South East Europe, agreed to sell Czech branch
The reasons for the sale, the buyer and its profile, transaction financing, the profile of the insurance company Triglav Pojistovna focusing mainly on automobile insurance...
Published: 21.10.2014 00:11
Two top managers left Hyundai Motor Europe
The carmaker is selecting their successors. One of them is Allan Rushforth, who is going to take up…
Published: 20.10.2014 23:42
Rescuers from Liberec Region to change most of their ambulances
The number of cars, price, timing, funding, obsolete fleet, problems with tenders and accidents, ambulance rentals from other regions...
Published: 20.10.2014 23:24
Metaldyne wants to double production in Czech Rep by 2020
Locations, investment, new Schuler press, grants from the EU, HR, technologies, products and clients, development of lightweight shaft for trucks...
Published: 19.10.2014 23:46
Ceska pojistovna appointed new marketing director
This happened after six months, when Hana Kovarova left the company. The new head of marketing in the largest insurance company in the Czech Republic became a former UniCredit manager...
Published: 19.10.2014 23:35
Car sales in EU up by 6.1% in September
The market has been growing for 13 months in a row. Registrations in Q1-3, drop of smaller Western European markets, results of the Skoda brand, comments by KPMG and AutoSAP...
Published: 19.10.2014 23:21
Varela: Toyota and PSA to increase production at Czech plant
The current and future working week, HR, production plans for the years 2014 and 2015, the increase in the number of components and equipment of new mini cars, other product for TPCA...
Published: 16.10.2014 22:35
ALD Automotive created new department in Czech Rep
It will have responsibilities, among other things, for branded operating leases for carmaker. Related personnel changes...
Published: 16.10.2014 22:22
CEE Automotive Forum 2014: Further 13 speakers to join conference
These are representatives of JATO Dynamics, GM, Fiat, Toyota, Mitsubishi Electric, Brose, Exact Systems or Hays. Contracting meetings, companies and their delegates, sponsors...
Published: 16.10.2014 22:17
Group of entrepreneurs and lawyers successfully blackmail suppliers of carmakers in Czech Rep
A procedure similar to fictitious bankruptcy proceedings, using subcontractors, trumps of blackmailers, the suppliers’ reaction, the amount of damage, fear of resolving the situation through the police and courts...
Published: 16.10.2014 22:07
EC: Agreement of Luxembourg with Fiat Finance and Trade is apparently illegal aid
Fiat Finance and Trade lends money to other divisions of the Fiat Group. Details, possible consequences...
Published: 16.10.2014 21:57
Abris to take over 95% stake in AAA Auto
Anthony Denny’s share for sale, the total price and price per share, management, international expansion, offers to minority shareholders...
Published: 15.10.2014 23:57
CSU: Car prices in Czech Rep dropped m/m in September 2014
While new cars became more expensive, prices of used cars and motorcycles went down. Prices of servicing and spare parts developed differently. Detailed data, the annual development...
Published: 15.10.2014 23:51
Pneumatiky.cz: Winter tires more expensive by 3% y/y in Czech Rep
Reasons, the increase in prices of Bridgestone, Barum, Continental and Nokian, prices of tires for the Skoda Octavia, another possible rise in prices...
Published: 15.10.2014 23:45
First Hyundai dealership according to new concept to be built in Czech Rep
The company, location, builder, parameters of the new sales and service complex, dealer’s sales results...
Published: 14.10.2014 23:56
Nissan looking for new dealers for three locations in Czech Rep
The requested regions, the first dealership in CEE under the new concept, a new dealer preparing two new showrooms...
Published: 14.10.2014 23:45
Car and van sales in Russia fell by 20.1% in September
The slowdown in the pace of decline, the reasons and influences, results in Q1-3, sales of AvtoVAZ, Volkswagen Group and Skoda brand, AEB’s comment...
Published: 14.10.2014 23:35
Abris obtained consent of Czech Antitrust Office to acquire AAA Auto
The profile of the British investment company, which has not been active in the Czech Republic yet, completion of the transaction...
Published: 13.10.2014 23:57
PSA appointed one head for all three brands in Czech Rep
In addition to Citroen and DS brands, Olivier Parry also gained responsibility for Peugeot. Reasons, Nicolas Perrin...
Published: 13.10.2014 23:49
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles entered stock market
Stock exchanges concerned, share prices on the first day, sales plans of the seventh largest carmaker...
Published: 13.10.2014 23:33
ALD Automotive Fleet Awards 2014: Daimler, LeasePlan, Ceska pojistovna, Sixt, Elit and Siemens successful in seventh year
Fleet muses for Company Car of the Year in the Czech Republic went to Toyota, Peugeot, Skoda, Mercedes, Jaguar, Land Rover, VW, Ford, Mazda and Audi. Managers of the Year...
Published: 12.10.2014 23:38
Volkswagen gained permission to build new factory in Poland
The plant for production of VW Crafter vans will help create up to 10,000 jobs in the Polish automotive industry. Production capacity...
Published: 12.10.2014 22:48
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
GE Capital to enter lease financing in Czech Rep
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
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
New Mercedes-Benz dealership to be built in Czech Rep
Ideal Automotive expands production capacities 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
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
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
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
New BMW showroom to be built in Czech Rep
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, September 2014
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