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Source: CNB, 04.03.2015
Yamaha plans to renew car production
The Japanese motorcycle manufacturer also plans to build a factory in Europe. The location, amount of investment, models, drives, timing, selling markets...
Published: 3.3.2015 23:57
CSOB Leasing appointed new head of insurance division
New managing director of the subsidiary company 'CSOB Leasing Insurance Broker' is a manager with vast experience in automobile insurance in the Czech Republic. His predecessor, Jan Stary...
Published: 3.3.2015 23:51
Bosch exchanged technical director in one plant in Czech Rep
It occurred within rotation. The affected managers, their former and new positions, job cuts in this factory...
Published: 3.3.2015 23:44
Car of the Year 2015: Volkswagen Passat became European Car of the Year, having large lead
The following are one all-new model and three new-generation cars. Details of the final ranking and scoring, Czech juror voting...
Published: 2.3.2015 23:56
Car sales in Germany up by 7% in February
The results in the first two months, VDA outlook for 2015, production and export of German carmakers, registrations in France, Spain and Italy...
Published: 2.3.2015 23:48
Ducati Financial Services: Volkswagen introduces branded financing of Ducati motorbikes
The first countries, the launch in the Czech Republic, products offered including insurance, a former partner of the Czech distributor of Ducati...
Published: 2.3.2015 23:36
Car traders invented another trick to distort statistics of new registrations
This method of re-exports cannot be revealed even by the statistics of de-registrations within six months. Details of the procedure used not only in the Czech Republic, companies involved...
Published: 2.3.2015 03:22
Business Lease entered Romania through acquisition of local firm
It is part of the expansion strategy in CEE. The leasing company and its profile, renaming, related personnel changes...
Published: 2.3.2015 01:19
PwC: Car sales in Russia might fall by up to 35% in 2015
Demand for imported vehicles should fall by more than 50%. AEB’s estimate, double-digit drop in January…
Published: 2.3.2015 01:06
Kia chose original instrument to promote its new model in Czech Rep – dancing billboard
Location, the affected model, its specifications and pricing, author and history of the advertising concept, business results and plans...
Published: 2.3.2015 00:57
Czech government going to support sale of green cars
Support for state offices purchasing CNG and electric vehicles, financial resources, reduced excise tax on CNG after 2020...
Published: 27.2.2015 02:54
Bruzkova: PSA wants to rent hundreds of cars to consumers in Czech Rep in 2015
Results of the pilot phase, the plan for individual brands Peugeot, Citroen and DS, target group for operating leases, expansion of the offer of predefined cars...
Published: 27.2.2015 02:42
In-tech opened branch in Czech Rep, won orders from new clients here
It is the fourth country of the company’s scope. Location, investment, HR, positions offered, consultancy of CzechInvest, services, customers...
Published: 27.2.2015 02:32
Slovak government introduced limits on purchase of official cars for authorities and businesses
Five categories according to seniority of the officials, price ceiling, exceptions, concerned and excluded organizations, bounding the price of the vehicle in accounting to company profits...
Published: 26.2.2015 01:54
Peugeot received over 1,000 orders in the Czech Rep in January
It has greatly been supported by the event '7 Days of Peugeot'. Attendance in showrooms, the number of orders received, the most sought models, a bonus when purchasing a car through a trade-in...
Published: 26.2.2015 01:31
Czech dealer of Ferrari and Maserati changed owner
New investors at Scuderia Praha, the way of capital investment, timing, personnel changes, five-year strategy...
Published: 25.2.2015 00:31
Honda to replace CEO after six years
This happens at a time when the company and other carmakers are facing problems with Takata airbags. Successor and his career, timing...
Published: 25.2.2015 00:16
Czech Ministry of Transport to select new directors of two auto-moto departments
Departments and their job description, the officials concerned, temporary leaders, timing...
Published: 25.2.2015 00:10
European truck makers allegedly face fine of up to EUR 4 billion for cartel
Some companies are awaiting big fines, other minor penalties for cooperation in the investigation, the notifier of the cartel could escape punishment. The producers concerned...
Published: 25.2.2015 00:02
Peugeot won record fleet contract for vans in Czech Rep
Customers, the number of vehicles representing a third of annual sales, models and specifications, form of financing, supplier of special adjustments, the timing of delivery...
Published: 24.2.2015 23:54
Toyota and PSA want to reduce costs in Czech plant by at least 10%
However, TPCA unions came up with proposals that would mean an increase of 17% within the collective bargaining. Details, employees concerns about the closure of the Kolin factory, introduction of flexible accounts...
Published: 24.2.2015 00:04
Medea Research started publishing registration statistics of new cars and vans
The extent and details, differences from the SDA statistics (numbers, sorting of some models into segments), questionable reporting of motor, body and off-road versions...
Published: 23.2.2015 23:50
Iveco Bus wants to expand production capacity in Czech Rep by 60%
CNH Industial would thus strengthen the position of Vysoke Myto as the world’s largest bus plant of the group. New premises, HR, timing...
Published: 23.2.2015 23:43
Vahland: Skoda expects at least 50% higher sales of new Superb
Demand for the Superb I and Superb II, details of the business plan, new technologies including LTE and adaptive chassis, driver assistance systems, Simply Clever solutions...
Published: 23.2.2015 23:37
MD Elektronik to invest up to EUR 35 million in Czech Rep
Location, timing, HR, manufacturing automation, a new contract from Daimler, output growth the company’s largest plant, products and clients, moving a plant of the sister company...
Published: 23.2.2015 00:21
TUV Sud agreed to cooperate with MAN
Cooperation concerns used trucks and buses. Services provided, countries, timing...
Published: 22.2.2015 23:49
SDA: 63 HEVs and 13 EVs registered in Czech Rep in January
There were also 239 vehicles powered by CNG and 141 vehicles on LPG added to the registry. Leaders of alternative drives...
Published: 22.2.2015 23:22
AEB: Sale of cars and vans in Russia to fall by 24% in 2015
A double-digit drop in 2014, growth in December, the reasons, Skoda results, macroeconomic outlook, rising prices of vehicles...
Published: 22.2.2015 23:02
NH Car won major contract from Re/Max
The number of cars, models and specifications, financing leasing company, sales of the Czech dealer of four brands in 2014...
Published: 19.2.2015 23:56
Some employees of Skoda Auto’s plants in Czech Rep do not want flexible accounts
They are willing to give up wage increase. Reasons, agreement on annual working time and social costs, ongoing negotiations...
Published: 19.2.2015 23:45
One manager to leave Czech representation of Toyota Motor
The manager and his professional career, current position, successor, term of personnel changes...
Published: 19.2.2015 23:38
Forests of Czech Republic to cancel part of tenders for fleet renewal
Reasons, the contracts affected, alleged price dumping, announcement of new tenders, use of ‘pre-market consultation’...
Published: 19.2.2015 23:21
Porsche Inter Auto plans to build new showroom in Czech Rep
Location, brand, the current portfolio of this dealer of most Volkswagen Group brands...
Published: 18.2.2015 23:57
Solera bought IBS Automotive
The acquisition was carried out via subsidiary Audatex. Profiles of the companies, portfolio expansion, personnel changes...
Published: 18.2.2015 23:49
BMW approved development of SUV for Rolls-Royce
Reasons, sales in 2014, the construction of new technological and logistic center, HR, SUV from Bentley (name, launching on the market, the current number of orders)...
Published: 18.2.2015 23:38
Car sales in the EU up by 6.7% in January
The market has been growing for at least 17 months in a row. Results in individual countries, sales of carmakers, comment and the 2015 outlook of KPMG...
Published: 18.2.2015 00:15
AAA Auto plans to further expand in Central Europe
Returning to Poland, new used car shops in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, creation of new jobs, vacancies and job benefits...
Published: 18.2.2015 00:03
LMC Automotive: Car sales in Western Europe rose by 7% in January
Demand was supported by low oil prices and rising consumer confidence. Faster growth, results in 2014, outlook for 2015...
Published: 17.2.2015 23:56
Mitsubishi expanded dealer network in Czech Rep with three new partners – former Hyundai dealers
New Mitsubishi dealerships have been founded both in Bohemia and Moravia. Companies and locations...
Published: 17.2.2015 02:05
Ford to sell Mustang at 200 selected dealers in Europe, two in Czech Rep for now
It will be Ford Store dealerships focused on premium products. European specifications and prices of the sixth generation, pre-orders, sales worldwide...
Published: 17.2.2015 01:56
Hyundai to invest EUR 1.6 billion into commercial vehicles expansion by 2020
The investment is related to vans, trucks and buses. Locations including Europe, R&D, production growth, models and specifications...
Published: 17.2.2015 01:47
One Toyota dealership closed in Czech Rep
It happened in a quite significant city for the carmaker. Location, dealer and its financial results...
Published: 15.2.2015 23:57
Volkswagen extended its loyalty program STK Service for VW vehicles
The affected models, conditions for legal technical inspection free of charge, the new police power of shortening the STK validity to 30 days, the project MOT for Men...
Published: 15.2.2015 23:49
It stands to reason: SkoFIN launched next phase of its campaign providing advice on car financing
Author of the concept, the central character, media types, duration of the campaign, clever financing manual...
Published: 15.2.2015 23:35
KOH-I-NOOR bought Formex, strengthening engineering division
Profile of the tool works and press shop (HR, turnover, products, clients), renaming, plant expansion, profile of Machinery division (HR, sales revenues, profit), synergies...
Published: 12.2.2015 23:56
Autobond: Czech car market stagnated in 2014
In this situation Autobond increased sales by double-digit pace. Demand for individual brands, financial results, large investments, business plan for 2015, further expansion...
Published: 12.2.2015 23:49
Skoda Auto to participate in car sharing
The upcoming project of carsharing in the Czech Republic, the current projects in Brno and Prague, the share of EVs, investments in carsharing companies, old cars sharing, projects in Europe...
Published: 11.2.2015 23:57
Federal-Mogul bought one division from TRW, without most joint ventures
Division concerned, the difference between the original agreement and the completed transaction, activities in Europe...
Published: 11.2.2015 23:47
Maserati Full Service Leasing: Czech dealer started offering operating leases for businesses and consumers
The financial partner, the length of the lease, mileage limit, two versions according to services, affected models, prices, sales of Maserati in 2014...
Published: 11.2.2015 23:38
Former top manager of GM became new CEO of Qoros
He also gained experience at Chrysler, SAIC and Coda. The manager concerned, his predecessor...
Published: 11.2.2015 23:29
Schaeffler wants to make Czech Rep leader in developing and manufacturing WMM module
SaarGummi increases production in Czech Rep
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
New owner of Auto Charouz made first changes in network of showrooms
Uni Gasket to expand production in Europe
Karasek: Tatra is looking for new and alternative suppliers
Rosina: Matador Holding intends to expand in Europe not only in automotive industry
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
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
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
Code of Ethics: Several companies closed Hyundai dealership
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
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
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
Volkswagen introduced e-mobility strategy until 2015
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, February 2015
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