2016 AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE CONGRESS

New PSA is frugal and agile, Europe chief Martin says

June 16, 2016 06:01 CET
PSA's focus on costs and agility means that it doesn't need partners beyond its Chinese investor Dongfeng for its electrification strategy, said Denis Martin, the automaker's European chief. PSA plans to launch four EVs and seven plug-in hybrids by 2021.
2016 AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE CONGRESS

VW's Seat sees home advantage for its connectivity focus

June 15, 2016 06:01 CET
Seat's home city of Barcelona will play a key role in the VW Group brand's strategy of offering easy and affordable connectivity to its young customer base, CEO Luca de Meo said.
2016 AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE CONGRESS

BMW CEO foresees car that knows how you feel

June 9, 2016 11:18 CET
BMW CEO Harald Krueger said the speed of technological advances is giving automakers new rivals such as Tesla but also new opportunities in areas...

2016 AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE CONGRESS

EV sales to get boost from car-sharing, analyst says

June 9, 2016 16:33 CET
The rise of car-sharing will boost sales of electric vehicles by making them more cost-effective, a Morgan Stanley banker told the Automotive News...

2016 AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE CONGRESS

Hyundai mulls powertrain options for European launch of Genesis

June 9, 2016 11:02 CET
Hyundai is holding off on the launch its Genesis premium brand in Europe until the end of the decade at the earliest when it will have more...

2016 AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE CONGRESS

Collaboration key for automakers to survive in digital world, panel says

June 9, 2016 06:01 CET
Automakers will have to collaborate more as pressure from companies such as Tesla, Apple and Google intensifies the need to offer connected,...

2016 AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE CONGRESS

Nissan gains from depressed steel price, purchasing boss says

June 9, 2016 11:26 CET
Nissan's manufacturing operations in the UK have saved a “significant sum” because of the depressed price of steel, the company's head of...

2016 AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE CONGRESS

Toyota, focusing on hybrids, unaffected by VW diesel scandal

June 9, 2016 13:50 CET
Toyota -- with its focus on hybrids -- has seen no impact on diesel sales from VW Group's emissions-cheating scandal.

2016 AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE CONGRESS

BMW's Robertson warns industry to brace for change

June 8, 2016 11:40 CET
BMW sales chief Ian Robertson says transportation is evolving at a far faster pace than expected.

2016 AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE CONGRESS

Car brands will disappear as industry adapts to digital future, Lapo Elkann warns

June 8, 2016 12:18 CET
Some car brands will disappear as the auto industry forms more partnerships in a bid to adapt to a digital future, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles...

Fiat heir will speak at Europe congress

May 2, 2016 06:01 CET
Fiat heir Lapo Elkann, who has held numerous jobs in the family business, will be among the speakers at the Automotive News Europe Congress in Munich...

BMW CEO Krueger joins Europe Congress lineup

April 11, 2016 06:01 CET
BMW CEO Harald Krueger will be the keynote evening speaker at the Automotive News Europe Congress on June 8 in Munich.

 
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Toyota still has global bragging rights over VW in one important area

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