Euro Auto Trends


COMMENT: Foreign carmakers chose appeasement in China

Posted in Market Trends by frank on the August 27th, 2014

China’s ongoing investigation into anti-competitive practices in the country’s automotive industry has picked up momentum in recent weeks, with some of the biggest companies in global automotive industry accused of abusing their market position.

US: Cadillac SRX moving from Mexico as GM spends $185m more at Spring Hill

Posted in New & Coming Models by jonas on the August 27th, 2014

General Motors said on Wednesday (27 August) it would spend US$185m to make small petrol engines at its Spring Hill manufacturing complex (once a Saturn plant), retaining 390 jobs. GM also said it would build the next generation Cadillac SRX there, moving the model from Mexico.

MOSCOW SHOW: Moscow International Automobile Salon expects 1m visitors

Posted in Current Models,New & Coming Models by frank on the August 27th, 2014

One of the world’s biggest car shows, the Moscow International Automobile Salon (MIAS) opened on Wednesday (27 August) in the city’s Crocus Expo exhibition centre.

CHINA: FAW-VW JV execs eyed in corruption probe

Posted in New & Coming Models by jonas on the August 27th, 2014

A Chinese corruption watchdog reportedly is investigating one former and one current executive at Volkswagen’s FAW-Volkswagen Automotive joint venture for “seriously violating the law.”

MOSCOW SHOW: Nissan Pathfinder first locally built petrol hybrid

Posted in Market Trends,New & Coming Models by frank on the August 27th, 2014

Nissan on Wednesday launched the redesigned Pathfinder range in Russia at the Moscow motor show, including the first Russian manufactured petrol-electric hybrid.

MOSCOW SHOW: Mitsubishi launches Outlander PHEV in Russia

Posted in New & Coming Models by frank on the August 27th, 2014

Mitsubishi Motors launched its Outlander PHEV at the Moscow International Automobile Salon 2014 on Wednesday ahead of the Russian sales start in September.

UK: EY appoints Miller as Global Automotive head

Posted in Market Trends by jonas on the August 27th, 2014

EY has announced the appointment of Randy Miller as Global Automotive and Transportation Sector Leader, effective immediately.

MOSCOW SHOW: Datsun shows mi-DO hatchback

Posted in Market Trends,New & Coming Models by jonas on the August 27th, 2014

Nissan’s emerging markets brand, Datsun, has shown its mi-DO five-door hatchback at the Moscow Show.

UK: Toyota introduces DIY vehicle assembly kits

Posted in Current Models,Market Trends,New & Coming Models by jonas on the August 27th, 2014

With a nod to the traditional Japanese art of origami, Toyota’s UK unit has launched a range of scale desktop models representing some of the most popular cars from its current range.

US: Toyota advances plans to move 250 from Kentucky to Michigan

Posted in New & Coming Models by jonas on the August 27th, 2014

Toyota’s US operations will move forward with the planning of a new facility on the York Township, MI campus of the Toyota Technical Center (TTC) to accommodate about 250 direct procurement positions currently based in Kentucky.

SOUTH KOREA: Hyundai Aslan to claw Audi & BMW

Posted in Current Models,Market Trends,New & Coming Models by frank on the August 27th, 2014

The front-wheel drive AG luxury sedan revealed in prototype form at the Busan motor show in May is to be named ‘Aslan’ in production form, Hyundai has announced.

CHINA: BYD-Daimler JV readies Denza EV for production

Posted in Current Models,Market Trends by jonas on the August 27th, 2014

In an attempt to revive falling automotive sales, BYD has unveiled a new electric vehicle – Denza – developed in collaboration with Daimler with series production at the JV about to start.

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