Euro Auto Trends


CHINA: Ford to launch Lincoln

Posted in Current Models by frank on the April 17th, 2014

Ford is to take its premium Lincoln brand to China with an eye on buyers who currently choose Audi, BMW and Mercedes.

INDIA: Tata restructuring production at all plants

Posted in Current Models,New & Coming Models by frank on the April 17th, 2014

In a bid to tackle declining volumes in recent years and boost plant viability and margins, Tata is reworking production at its six plants.

THE WEEK THAT WAS: Carlos sharpens the pruning knife

Posted in New & Coming Models by jonas on the April 17th, 2014

PSA’s Carlos Tavares wasted little time getting his feet under the CEO’s table before announcing he was getting the pruning knife out to hack away at the fiendishly complicated global Citroen and Peugeot product lines, all in pursuit of a 2% operating margin by 2018 with a longer-term target of 5%.

SWEDEN: Nevs headcount climbs to 700+ as 9-3 deliveries start

Posted in New & Coming Models by jonas on the April 17th, 2014

National Electric Vehicle Sweden (Nevs) says it now employs more than 700 people at its Trollhättan plant in Western Sweden as 9-3 production starts to ramp up.

INDIA: Mahindra and Mahindra plans seventh auto plant

Posted in Current Models by frank on the April 17th, 2014

Mahindra & Mahindra seventh automotive plant in Tamil Nadu will start operations by 2015-16 with a completely new model range, a local media report said.

UK Third successive quarter of growth in Europe

Posted in New & Coming Models by jonas on the April 17th, 2014

The European new car market recorded a third successive quarter of growth thanks to a 9.3% year on year increase in March.

MEXICO: Faurecia supplying parts for 2015 VW Golf

Posted in Current Models,Market Trends,New & Coming Models by frank on the April 17th, 2014

Faurecia is supplying parts for the 2015 Mexican built NAFTA Volkswagen Golf being launched this spring.

UK: MG reveals concept EV

Posted in Current Models,New & Coming Models by frank on the April 17th, 2014

SAIC Motor’s MG division has revealed a UK designed and developed electric vehicle as part of the brand’s 90th anniversary celebrations.

US: Discovery Sport to replace Land Rover’s Freelander

Posted in Current Models,New & Coming Models by jonas on the April 17th, 2014

Land Rover has confirmed the first nameplate in its redesigned Discovery family – previewed in concept form at the New York motor show this week will be the Discovery Sport “premium compact SUV”.

BRAZIL: Nissan will enlarge its model line to grow in Brazil

Posted in New & Coming Models by jonas on the April 17th, 2014

Brazil’s current weak auto sales, likely to spill over from 2014 into 2015, seems to be far from the best background for the huge investment just made by Nissan in Resende, 100 miles northwest of Rio de Janeiro City.

INDIA: Toyota Kirloskar union deadlock unbroken after talks

Posted in Current Models,New & Coming Models by frank on the April 16th, 2014

Renewed talks between Toyota Kirloskar Motor management and its employees union to end the deadlock over labour issues at two plants near Bangalore have failed.

INDIA: Maruti-Suzuki union receives powerful backing from NTUI

Posted in New & Coming Models by jonas on the April 16th, 2014

One of India’s major organised labour groupings is hailing recent union elections for Maruti-Suzuki workers as a “huge step forward” following significant industrial unrest at the Manesar plant near Delhi.

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