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GOLDING’S TAKE: (Not much) Trouble and Streiff

14 Dec 2007 | just-auto.com editorial team

Christian Streiff is relaxed and grinning as the 767 makes the final approach to Rio de Janeiro airport, writes Rob Golding.


EMERGING MARKETS ANALYSIS: PSA’s Mercosur plants - a tale of two factories

11 Dec 2007 | Mark Bursa

The contrast between PSA’s two Mercosur plants is great – yet they are both earmarked to play a key role in PSA President Christian Streiff’s emerging markets growth plans. Mark Bursa takes a plant tour or two.


EMERGING MARKETS ANALYSIS: PSA empowers its local managers in Mercosur

11 Dec 2007 | Mark Bursa

Act global, think local – it’s a good philosophy and PSA’s Christian Streiff seems to be a believer, as he sets ambitious growth targets for Mercosur. Mark Bursa reports


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Changan launches sales in Argentina

13 Dec 2018 | Staff reporter

China’s Changan Automobile officially began operations in Argentina this week with the launch of two SUV models in the city of San Isidro, according to local reports.


Trump talks with China give automakers hope

3 Dec 2018 | Graeme Roberts

The US and China reportedly called a truce in their trade war on Saturday after President Trump agreed to hold off on new tariffs and President Xi Jinping pledged to increase Chinese purchases of American products.


Renault-Nissan's future up to private shareholders - Japan

3 Dec 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe has told French president Emmanuel Macron the future of the Renault-Nissan alliance was up to private shareholders.


US, Canada and Mexico sign 'updated NAFTA' deal

30 Nov 2018 | Graeme Roberts

This morning in Argentina, President Trump joined the presidents of Mexico and Canada to sign an update to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).


Ford Argentina to stop building Focus - report

2 Oct 2018 | Dave Leggett

Ford in Argentina is reportedly planning  to stop building the Focus model at its Pacheco plant in Argentina.


VW plans new SUV for Argentina plant in 2020

13 Nov 2017 | Dave Leggett

Volkswagen is investing EUR560m over the next five years to build a new SUV model for the South American market from 2020 at its Pacheco, Argentina, plant.


PPG opens new automotive refinish training centre in Argentina

18 Aug 2017 | Simon Warburton

PPG announced it has opened a new 300 sq m training centre for automotive refinish professionals in Pillar, Argentina.


BYD becomes 'local auto manufacturer' in Argentina

17 May 2017 | Graeme Roberts

CTS Auto/BYD Auto, a firm controlled by renewable energy technology company BYD, has been authorised to become a local auto manufacturer in Argentina.


Mercedes-Benz Vans spends $150m to build Sprinter in Argentina

6 Apr 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Daimler's Mercedes-Benz Vans said it was spending US$150m to build the next generation Sprinter large van in Argentina.


Toyota Argentina eyes new markets as Brazil demand drops

15 Sep 2016 | Graeme Roberts

Toyota Argentina has been targeting new markets in south and central America to keep production up as demand for cars from recession-ridden Brazil plummets, a company executive told Reuters.



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