October 27, 2020

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    PSA Group 2019 sales drop 10% after record 2018

    French automaker PSA Group stated on Thursday global sales dropped 10% last year to 3.49 million units, compared with a record 3.88 million in 2018, as it had a hard time from decreasing volumes in China, the Middle East, and Africa. In its European home market, Paris-based PSA’s sales refused by 2.5% in 2019 to […]

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    Global car sales expected to drop by 3.1 million this year

    Car sales across the world are expected to observe their steepest year-over-year drop in 2019 since the financial crisis as consumer demand from the U.S. to China weakens. Global car sales are expected to drop by about 3.1 million this year, a bigger drop than in 2008, Fitch Ratings economics team stated Monday, mentioning data […]

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    Car sales dropped 13 percent in first quarter in Indonesia

    Domestic car sales of Indonesia reduced by 13 percent in the first quarter of 2019 from the same period in 2018, according to the Association of Indonesian Automotive Manufacturers (Gaikindo). Sales from January to March was recorded at 253,863 units, a major reduction from 2018’s figure of 292,031 units. March sales reduced 11.4 percent year-on-year […]

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    Cadillac brand points to strong growth in China, according to GM

    General Motors’ luxury Cadillac brand is taking advantage from strong growth in China, the American automaker stated at a conference on Wednesday in New York. GM Cadillac President Steve Carlisle stated that Cadillac would broaden its network of dealers to 500 in China by 2025. The U.S. automaker will introduce a new product every 6 […]

    Cadillac , General Motors
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    Renault-Nissan group sold most cars in 2018, but VW’s No.1 including trucks

    Volkswagen Group has hung on to its placement as the world’s top-selling car manufacturer for the fifth year in a row, although the German group was slipped by once again by the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance in the light-duty automobiles sector. Renault SA, Nissan Motor and also Mitsubishi Motors together made 10.76 million passenger cars and light […]

    Nissan , Renault , Volkswagen
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    Toyota Motor aims to increase sales in China by 8 percent this year

    Toyota Motor aims to increase vehicle sales in China by 8 percent to 1.6 million this year, the Japanese automaker stated on Friday. Toyota sold 1.47 million vehicles in China in 2018, increased 14.3 percent from 2017. Automaker’s forecast comes at a time when automakers in China in general are preparing for a difficult year […]

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    Volkswagen delivered 10.8 million vehicles in 2018

    Volkswagen Group’s deliveries increased 0.9 percent to a record 10.83 million in 2018, the German company stated on Friday, putting it neck-and-neck with Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi in the race to be the globe’s biggest vehicle manufacturer. Rivals Toyota Motor and Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi have not released registration figures for the last year, but the Franco-Japanese alliance sold 10.6 million […]

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    BMW says group sales increased 1.1 percent in 2018

    BMW’s group sales increased 1.1 percent worldwide in 2018 to 2,490,664 vehicles, the company stated on Friday, adding that it expected a slight increase this year regardless of challenging market conditions. BMW brand sales boosted by 1.8 percent globally in 2018, to 2,125,026 vehicles, the company stated, with December sales increasing 1.3 percent. The group’s […]

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    Volkswagen sold record 6.24 million vehicles in 2018

    Volkswagen sold a record 6.24 million of its VW-branded vehicles in 2018 despite delivery problems caused by new anti-pollution regulations, but warned the company would keep facing considerable challenges in 2019. Still recovering from a 2015 emissions test cheating scandal and dealing with tighter European environmental regulations, the German automaker has been attempting to increase […]

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    General Motors sold 200,000 electric vehicles in U.S. by 2018

    General Motors hit 200,000 total electric vehicles sold in the United States by the end of last year, reaching a threshold that triggers a phase-out of a $7,500 federal tax credit during the next 15 months, a person knowledgeable about the matter stated Wednesday. The largest U.S. automaker reached the number in the fourth quarter […]

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    China factory activity reduces for first time in over two years

    China’s factory activity contracted for the first time in more than two years in December, showing the challenges facing Beijing as it looks to end a bruising trade war with Washington and decrease the risk of a sharper economic downturn in next year. The increasing strain on factories shows a continued loss of momentum in […]

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    U.S. November car sales see positive results

    Holiday season deals propped up U.S. auto sales in November, limiting the scale of yearly decline at some automakers and putting total figures on course to top experts’ expectations, numbers from several top producers revealed on Monday. No.1 automaker General Motors posted an approximately 1 percent increase in sales, according to a source knowledgeable with […]

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    Toyota Motor to restructure management structure

    Toyota Motor stated on Friday it would restructure its management executive ranks, consisting hiring new people and shuffling present roles throughout the company. As part of the modifications, Chris Reynolds is going to be the chief administrative officer for North America operations and right now is the executive vice president of the North America unit. […]

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    Tesla sales in China fall 70 percent in October

    Tesla Inc’s vehicle sales in China fell 70 percent last month from a year earlier, the country’s passenger car association informed Reuters on Tuesday, underscoring how the Sino-U.S. trade war is harming the U.S. electric automaker. An official from China Passenger Car Association stated data from the industry body revealed Tesla sold just 211 cars […]

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    Skoda Auto’s October deliveries dropped 7.4 percent year-on-year

    Deliveries of Volkswagen‘s Skoda Auto cars dropped 7.4 percent in October, mostly in European markets because of conversions to conform to the Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test (WLTP) anti-pollution regulations. Skoda recently opted to split its creative AOR duties between two agencies, Los Angeles based OPTIMIST and Germany-based thjnk. Skoda stated on Thursday that its […]

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