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Vehicle sales ended the first half of CY2015 down 11%, due mostly to a tax rise for Kei-models. Yet not every OEM is suffering. Mazda was up...
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| 11 May 2015
While the variation of roof systems continues to grow, the push for lighter cars has led to the adoption of carbon fibre and polycarbonate in roof design. Matthew Beecham reviews some trends in the roof system market.
| 7 May 2015
Ford is secure as market leader in Britain but there was a major upset in the April passenger car market with Vauxhall losing its traditional second place to Volkswagen.
| 2 Apr 2015
Porsche's Europe-wide sales are by 43% so far this year. The addition of the Macan is obviously a big factor but so too is the firm's policy of adding derivatives throughout each model's lifecycle. The latest Boxster GTS is a case in point.
| 17 Feb 2015
Certain new and accelerating trends are revealed for the European passenger car market in the latest figures issued by ACEA.
| 31 Jul 2014
David Ingrams, who retired from Audi UK's press office today (31 July) played a key role in helping the German automaker's engineers achieve "uncompromised" right hand drive configurations and also oversaw a collection of about 50 classic cars, many of which he helped to launch when new. The man who praised Audi for taking the long-term view has himself served 36 years with the automaker and the connection may not yet be completely severed.
| 28 Jul 2014
The IT industry has made much of the benefits of a Cloud infrastructure, offering better security and less complex networks in the workplace. Infotainment specialist Harman with subsidiary Aha claims its use in the car could be equally effective. It is now offering OEMs and service providers a chance to use the Cloud beyond downloading apps, navigation updates or music. Understanding what features are being used by the end customer, finding software bugs, removing unused features, reducing recalls or targeting specific customers with updates and advertising are just some of the ideas that Harman claims it can offer with its new Aha Cloud Platform Analytics and Updates Service. just-auto spoke to Siegfried Schuler, Director Centre of Competence Aha, about the service and find out what OEMs are most interested in.
| 29 Jul 2015
After record results for deliveries, sales revenue and earnings, Porsche said H1 2015 was the best half year in company history.
| 23 Jul 2015
Three top level executives at Volkswagen Group Sales India reportedly have stepped down in the recent past.
| 2 Jul 2015
Uwe Hück was appointed a member of the Volkswagen supervisory board by Braunschweig Local Court effective 1 July. He replaced Jürgen Dorn who resigned.
| 22 Jun 2015
Porsche is taking over the toolmaking division of Kuka Systems with locations in Schwarzenberg in the German state of Saxony and the Slovakian town Dubnica.
| 22 Jun 2015
Porsche Cars North America is recalling 223 918 Spyder vehicles manufactured from 25 February 2014 to 29 April.
| 11 Jun 2015
Porsche increased May sales by 24.6% year on year to 20,500 cars.
| 12 May 2015
Porsche says it delivered almost 21,500 vehicles during April - up 32% compared to the same month of last year.
| 8 May 2015
Porsche Cars North America has officially opened its new US$100m Experience Centre (PEC) and headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia.
| 5 May 2015
April US light vehicle sales rose 4.6% to about 1.45m cars and light trucks. That was a bit shy of analysts’ estimates but still healthy.
| 30 Apr 2015
Porsche says it has achieved growth in deliveries, revenue and profit in the first quarter. In the quarter ended 31 March, Porsche delivered 51,102 new cars - 32% more than in the same period last year.
| 25 Apr 2015
Ferdinand Piëch has resigned suddenly from his position as chairman of the 20-person Supervisory Board of Volkswagen AG.
| 21 Apr 2015
Porsche has recalled Panamera S Hybrid and Cayenne S Hybrid models in Australia because their fuel rails could leak.
| 2 Apr 2015
Automakers trying to beat their year ago numbers faced a larger than usual challenge in March. Not only was March 2014 a strong sales month, it had one more selling day and, even more important, it had one more sales weekend.
| 17 Mar 2015
Porsche has confirmed rumours that a Spyder body style will be added to the Boxster range later this year, and has also announced the impending launch of a Macan GTS.
| 16 Mar 2015
Porsche is is establishing a national sales unit in Brazil, headed by a former former president and CEO of Porsche Latin America, extending its factory-run distribution network to 18 locations.
| 12 Mar 2015
South Korean steelmaker Posco is to supply light-weight magnesium sheets to Porsche for use in the roof of the German car company's new 911 GT3 RS high-performance sportscar - unveiled at this month's Geneva Motor Show.
| 5 Mar 2015
The German car market was up 7% in February, a result which the VDA said leaves the market on track to turn out at around 3m units in 2015.
| 23 Feb 2015
Porsche has launched a navigation radio that fits the DIN-1 slot space in older models.
| 17 Feb 2015
The first Porsche dealership has opened in Cambodia.
| 11 Feb 2015
Porsche has awarded GKN Driveline 'technology partner' status after the supplier developed an eAxle for the 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid.
| 10 Feb 2015
Porsche sales in January rose 31% year on year to 16,000 units.
| 9 Feb 2015
Porsche will recall 14,571 vehicles in China to repair faulty camshaft adjusters which might loosen or break.
| 16 Jul 2015
Its official debut might be just under two months away at the Frankfurt IAA, but the mid-life refresh for the 911 has been seen in public. The pics have appeared, inevitably, on FaceBook.
| 24 Oct 2013
It had to happen. Just under a month to go before its international debut at the LA auto show and someone has captured a now only lightly disguised Macan on film.
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