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Latest Interviews

INTERVIEW: BorgWarner's director of marketing Gunt 8 Jan 2015

Ian Henry

We spoke to Gunter Kraemer about BorgWarner’s recent expansion in the rapidly growing turbocharger market.


Q&A with Mentor Graphics 18 Sep 2014

Matthew Beecham

Mentor Graphics is a major supplier of software tools that help engineers design electronic systems and components. Headquartered in Oregon, US, Mentor generates annual revenues of some US$1bn. Its tools are involved in the design of almost every electronic gadget you can think of. To find out about its automotive business, Matthew Beecham spoke to Martin O’Brien, General Manager, Integrated Electrical Systems Division Mentor Graphics.

Latest News

Winter chills February US light vehicle sales 4 Mar 2015

Graeme Roberts

Though winter storms ravaged the Midwest and Northeast and petrol prices began to recover there was still activity on dealer lots last month - just not quite as much as analysts had forecast.


French market sales make gains in early 2015 3 Mar 2015

Graeme Roberts

French light vehicle registrations have continued to make gains during the early months of 2015, IHS Automotive principal analyst Ian Fletcher said in a research note.


Volkswagen’s R&D spend US$12.87bn in 2014 3 Mar 2015

Graeme Roberts

Volkswagen spent EUR11.5bn (US$12.87bn) on research and development last year, more than ever before and more than any other company worldwide.


GENEVA: VW Passat is Car of the Year 2015 3 Mar 2015

Graeme Roberts

Volkswagen's redesigned Passat has won the 'Car of the Year 2015'. Europe's 'Car of the Year 2015' is presented every year by the international 'Car of the Year' jury. The winner was announced before the Geneva show.


Volkswagen Group full year profit rises 2 Mar 2015

Graeme Roberts

The Volkswagen Group improved its earnings strength again in 2014 and continued along its qualitative growth path despite major economic challenges. With sales revenue of EUR202.5bn (US$226.62bn) (previous year: EUR197bn), up 2.8%; and an operating profit of EUR12.7bn (EUR11.7bn), the group generated new record highs.

Latest blogs

Kia's China-only crossover 2 Jan 2015

Graeme Roberts

We're well used to China-only models from the long-established foreign automaker players there like Volkswagen and General Motors but now even the (relative) newcomers are getting in on the act.


Handling's a bit wooden 8 May 2014

Graeme Roberts

What do you do if you're retired from VW and apparently got too much time on your hands?

Company research

Volkswagen AG - Strategy and SWOT Report

Volkswagen AG - Strategy and SWOT Report

Volkswagen AG - Strategy and SWOT Report, is a source of comprehensive company data and information. The report covers the company’s structure, operation, SWOT analysis, product and service offerings...

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Volkswagen AG (VOW3) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Volkswagen AG (VOW3) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis

Volkswagen AG (VOW3) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by Global...

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Volkswagen AG - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investment Report

Volkswagen AG - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships &

MarketLine's Company Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investments reports offer a comprehensive breakdown of the organic and inorganic growth activity undertaken by an organi...

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