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A highlight for me in the last week was a go in what Nissan UK bills its third generation Leaf - the 2016 update with an optional longer ran...
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'Car sales in Europe off to a strong start' is not a headline we've been accustomed to writing much in the last few years but we did, finall...
Following the unveiling of Ford's Q4 and full-year 2014 financial results and, more importantly, its outlook for 2015, an obvious question i...
European Automotive Supplier body, CLEPA, continues to power its members' interests in Brussels as well as act as the Continent's arm in negotiations with its Japanese equivalent in JAPIA and American counterparts, OESA. Simon Warburton talked to CLEPA CEO, Jean-Marc Gales at last week's Paris motor show.
Newly-appointed managing director of Scandinavian supplier body, FKG, Fredrik Sidahl, was 25 years with Volvo before working for Saab. In the first of two interviews, he talked to Simon Warburton in his Gothenburg office about the collapse of the iconic Swedish brand and gave some frank views on the government's attempts to save it.
Despite a quarter million slide in vehicle unit sales, Toyota Motor Corporation profits rose in the nine-month period ended 31 December, 2015.
Daimler has posted strong earnings and record sales for 2015, but was met with a fall to its share price after it warned that growth in earnings and profit will slow in 2016.
Delphi has posted fourth quarter profit down 44.1% on currency movements and higher commodity costs, but the figures beat analyst estimates.
Mazda boosted operating income 14.1% to JPY173,370m in the first nine months of fiscal 2015/2016. Sales rose 16.1% to JPY2,547,799.
Profit, profit, almost everywhere, except Europe and South America, pretty much sums up General Motors fourth quarter and 2015 financial results out today. Although it continued to reduce losses in the fourth quarter, GM failed to match arch-rival Ford which, finally, booked a pre-tax profit in the region last year and, ominously, announced more cuts just today. Like Ford, GM also booked a loss in basket-case South America but nonetheless booked a record profit across the board for 2015.
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation booked sales of JPY1,622bn for the first nine months of fiscal 2015 (April 1 through December 31, 2015), a 5% or 73.4bn yen increase over the same period last fiscal year. Operating income rose 1% to JPY102bn.
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With the Fiat-Chrysler merger now appearing to be on the final straight, this Non Sequitur cartoon about post-merger scenarios gave me a coffee break giggle.
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