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GOLDING’S TAKE: Volume or profit? Can Vauxhall and Opel magic up both?

6 Mar 2013 | Rob Golding

General Motors Europe has changed leadership and the leadership has changed strategy.


INTERVIEW: Nexteer on the earthquake and Saab

8 Jul 2011 | Simon Warburton

Nexteer held an electric power steering technology day this week at its Polish plant of Tychy near Krakow. Simon Warburton caught up with Nexteer VP of global sales and marketing and European region, Laurent Bresson, in the second interview he gave to just-auto, with his thoughts on the Japanese earthquake and difficulties at Saab.


INTERVIEW: Nexteer's European chief Laurent Bresson

6 Jul 2011 | Simon Warburton

Nexteer Automotive was taken over by Chinese company PCM late last year, a move the Michigan operation described as the “single largest Chinese investment in the global automotive supplier industry.” Ahead of the US manufacturer's electric power steering technology day in Poland, Nexteer VP of global sales and marketing and European region, Laurent Bresson, talked to Simon Warburton in Krakow.


EMERGING MARKETS ANALYSIS: Country ‘n’ Eastern – Chevrolet hits the right notes

10 Jun 2008 | Mark Bursa

There was a good deal of skepticism when GM rebranded Daewoo as Chevrolet, but the formula works – even the country music, Chevrolet Europe chief Wayne Brannon tells Mark Bursa


FEATURE: POLAND: Chevrolet looks east for European growth

30 May 2008 | just-auto.com editorial team

With annual sales topping 4.5m units in 2007 Chevrolet is by far GM’s biggest selling brand. A hefty 2.4m units of that total were chalked up in the US market alone. But Chevrolet is, in a sense, two brands within a brand and while there is some overlap, the Chevrolet product proposition in North America is very different to that elsewhere.


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Nexteer works with OEMs on steer-by-wire technology

12 Mar 2018 | Simon Warburton

Nexteer says it is evaluating its steer-by-wire (SbW) system with unnamed OEMs as it moves to a production date for the technology by 2022/23.


Wages not only pull for Nexteer as Visegrad 4 boom

12 Mar 2018 | Simon Warburton

Nexteer says simply bowing to surging wage inflation across Central Europe is not the only way to address severe labour challenges currently besetting the region.


ZF builds new Poland camera plant creating 300 jobs

12 Jan 2018 | Simon Warburton

ZF is expanding its footprint in Poland by building a new plant in Czestochowa to manufacture cameras for driver assist systems.


BASF expands Poland Sroda Slaska site

12 Dec 2017 | Simon Warburton

BASF is expanding its mobile emissions catalysts production site in Sroda Slaska, Poland.


No need for Poland interiors site incentive - IAC

31 Oct 2017 | Simon Warburton

International Automotive Components (IAC) says it did not receive financial incentives to locate its new tailored interiors site in Opole, Western Poland.


IAC capitalises on Opole talent for interiors plant

30 Oct 2017 | Simon Warburton

International Automotive Components (IAC) says it has not experienced difficulties in finding staff for its new tailored interiors plant at Opole in Poland as it looks to ramp up production, eventually employing around 550 workers.


IAC opens US$20m Poland interiors site

26 Oct 2017 | Simon Warburton

International Automotive Components (IAC) has opened its US$20m plant for tailored interiors in Opole, Poland.


LG Chem plans 100K pa EV battery plant in Poland

12 Oct 2017 | Dave Leggett

LG Chem has confirmed it will start construction of an Electric Vehicle (EV) battery plant in Wroclaw, Poland.


Daimler starts building Polish engine factory

19 Jun 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Mercedes-Benz has started construction of its first plant in Poland which will make I4 engines. The automaker reportedly considered a site in Romania, where it makes transmissions, but logistics considerations gave Poland the nod instead.


Skoda starts car-sharing programme in Poland

8 Jun 2017 | Chris Wright

Skoda is to start a car sharing scheme in Poland under the brand name Omni.



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