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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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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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