2017 AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE CONGRESS

Land Rover Defender will appeal to new generation, design chief says

June 23, 2017 06:01 CET
The launch of the new Land Rover Defender is "not far away," the brand's design boss, Gerry McGovern, said.
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Ford sees LCVs as key to European profit despite Brexit headwinds

June 22, 2017 09:28 CET | UPDATED: June 23 11:55 CET - corrected
A strong sales performance in light commercial vehicles will help Ford be profitable in Europe this year, the automaker's regional boss, Steve Armstrong, said.
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BMW exec says brands need to take more risks

June 22, 2017 11:19 CET
Automakers must be prepared to take more risks to reach digital natives and not shy away from edgy subject matter, BMW marketing executive Hildegard...

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Lamborghini boss uses F1 experience to push brand further

June 22, 2017 06:01 CET
Lamborghini CEO Stefano Domenicali is trying to instill a sense of urgency in the supercar maker that he says helped keep him sharp when he was head...

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Automakers can overcome industry disruptors, Seat president says

June 22, 2017 14:12 CET
Tech companies may have an advantage as innovators in the battle for leadership of the future market for mobility but only automakers have the...

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EVs are 'clearly' the future despite slow start, Renault's Normand says

June 21, 2017 11:36 CET
The global market for electric cars has not grown as fast as Renault expected but EVs are "clearly" the future, the automaker's EV boss, Gilles...

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Toyota knows it needs partners to meet mobility services challenge

June 21, 2017 18:23 CET
Toyota is open to partnerships to counter the challenges posed by new mobility companies such as Uber, Executive Vice President Didier Leroy said.

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Cooperation, customer focus key to mobility services success

June 21, 2017 16:05 CET
Cooperation, customer focus and profitability should be priorities as traditional car companies expand into future mobility services such as...

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Lynk & CO boss says 'brutal' simplicity is key to brand's future

June 21, 2017 15:19 CET
Lynk & CO's boss believes the key for the upstart brand's future success is to be “brutally simple.

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Volvo eyes even tougher sales target

June 21, 2017 18:41 CET
Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson says the automaker has the potential to exceed its goal of selling 800,000 vehicles annually by 2020.

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PSA connectivity boss to speak at industry gathering

June 15, 2017 06:01 CET
PSA Group's connectivity boss, Brigitte Courtehoux, will speak at the Automotive News Europe Congress on June 21 in Barcelona.

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Lynk & CO's Visser to speak at Europe Congress

June 12, 2017 06:01 CET
The head of the new Chinese-owned brand Lynk & CO, that is challenging standard vehicle distribution practice, will speak at the Automotive News...

 
Why PSA is axing jobs at Vauxhall's Astra plant

Nick Gibbs
12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 19 2017

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Auto industry cold on UK joining NAFTA post-Brexit

Nick Gibbs
12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 18 2017

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The UK joining the North American Free Trade Agreement is an idea reportedly being floated as an alt ...
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Volvo's Polestar could become a credible BMW, Tesla rival

Luca Ciferri
4:24 am U.S. ET | Oct. 18 2017

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No steering wheel? Not so fast, ZF CEO says

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 11 2017

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If you're not ready to trust a computer-driven vehicle that has no steering wheel you're not alone. ...
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How Mercedes turned a 'crazy' idea into gold

Christiaan Hetzner
12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6 2017

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A little more than 20 years ago, the Mercedes W163 rolled off the assembly line at the company's U.S ...
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Why Renault predicts big profits from EVs

Luca Ciferri
6:38 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6 2017

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Renault's investment in electric vehicles is already paying dividends and the automaker said today that its profits from EVs will rise significantly in the next five years,... ...
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Why Marchionne thinks EVs threaten the planet

Andrea Malan
12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 3 2017

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne believes that a widespread move to electric vehicles ...
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Industry shifts blame, again, for diesel woes

Christiaan Hetzner
4:37 am U.S. ET | Oct. 3 2017

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The industry's favorite tactic since the diesel has come under attack in Europe for excessive emissi ...
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Renault Alaskan shows how Europe's pickup segment is going upscale

Peter Sigal
12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 29 2017

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In many parts of Europe, you're as likely to see a high-end sports car like a Porsche Carrera as a p ...
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Opel's loss of key executives makes turnaround much harder

Christiaan Hetzner
11:02 am U.S. ET | Sept. 25 2017 UPDATED: Sept. 26 18:15 CET - adds no replacement

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Opel faces a tough task replacing the automaker's award-winning marketing chief, Tina Mueller, who i ...
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