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Ballard Power supplies Riga fuel cell buses

2 Dec 2016 | Simon Warburton

Ballard Power Systems has inked a Long-Term Sales Agreement with Solaris Bus & Coach headquartered in Poland, for the sale and supply of fuel cell modules to support deployment of Solaris fuel cell buses in Europe.


Schaeffler acquires SIA Naco Technologies

9 Dec 2015 | Simon Warburton

Schaeffler Group has acquired Latvian coating systems company SIA Naco Technologies in Riga.


LATVIA: Wess Auto Grupa loses BMW sales contract

4 Sep 2013 | Graeme Roberts

From 1 October, Latvia's Wess Auto Grupa will stop selling new BMW vehicles, focusing on the sale and service of Lexus and Toyota automobiles and continuing to provide authorised BMW service.


LATVIA: Car market down over 80% in 2009

12 Jan 2010 | just-auto.com editorial team

A total of 3,745 new cars were sold in Latvia in 2009 an 80.5% decrease on 2008, according to the Latvian Authorised Automobile Dealers Association.


LATVIA: Car sales down 80%

19 May 2009 | just-auto.com editorial team

Car sales in Latvia this year have shrunk to a fifth of year-ago levels according to a local dealer body.


LATVIA: New car market down 35% this year

9 Sep 2008 | just-auto.com editorial team

Latvian car sales during the first eight months of 2008 declined by some 34.9% on last year to 14,830 cars, according to the Latvian Authorized Car Dealers Association.


LATVIA: Car sales down 29% in first five months

11 Jun 2008 | just-auto.com editorial team

In the first five months of the year, a total of 9,987 new cars were sold in Latvia, 29% down on last year, according to data from the Latvian Authorised Automobile Dealers Association.


LATVIA: Bentley sets out stall in Riga

12 Oct 2007 | just-auto.com editorial team

Bentley Motors has opened its latest dealership in Riga, capital of Latvia. This is the latest addition to the brand’s expansion into eastern Europe after the opening of a dealer in Istanbul, Turkey, in May this year.



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