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VW Golf, other volume compacts lose share to premium rivals, SUVs

Jan. 17, 2017 06:01 CET

The VW Golf and Ford Focus compacts are being squeezed as premium competitors such as the Mercedes A class and SUVs from all brands steal market share from the volume players in Europe's third-largest segment.
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Europe's large premium SUV segment heads for record year
Dec. 13, 2016 06:01 CET

Europe's large premium SUV segment is on track for a record year, helped by rising sales of models such as the Volvo XC90 and Land Rover Discovery. The segment's volume h ...

 

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Audi, Mercedes push key segment toward milestone
Nov. 19, 2016 06:15 CET

Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz are largely responsible for the growing success of the compact premium segment because of their commitment to expanding their offerings in a p ...

 




 
AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

VW Golf, other volume compacts lose share to premium rivals, SUVs

Jan. 17, 2017 06:01 CET
The VW Golf and Ford Focus compacts are being squeezed as premium competitors such as the Mercedes A class and SUVs from all brands steal market share from the volume players in Europe's third-largest segment.

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE MONTHLY MAGAZINE

Europe's large premium SUV segment heads for record year

Dec. 13, 2016 06:01 CET
Europe's large premium SUV segment is on track for a record year, helped by rising sales of models such as the Volvo XC90 and Land Rover Discovery. The segment's volume has shown the second highest rate of growth among Europe's SUV sectors at 33 percent, behind the 37 percent rise for compact premium SUVs.

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE MONTHLY MAGAZINE

Audi, Mercedes push key segment toward milestone

Nov. 19, 2016 06:15 CET
Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz are largely responsible for the growing success of the compact premium segment because of their commitment to expanding their offerings in a part of the European market that used to be dominated by models such as the Volkswagen Golf and Ford Focus.

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Audi, BMW, Jaguar give midsize premium segment a lift

Sept. 23, 2016 06:01 CET
Europe's midsize premium segment grew at a near double-digit pace in the first half on new models from Audi, Jaguar and BMW. The sector is likely to remain hot for years to come, according to a top analyst.

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Skoda, Renault, Toyota benefit from higher sales of midsize cars in Europe

Aug. 13, 2016 06:01 CET
Europe's midsize segment is on track for a second year of rising sales as new models from Skoda, Renault and Toyota lift the sector. The upward trend is likely to be halted as SUVs become more popular.

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Minicars get boost from Italy rebound

July 9, 2016 06:01 CET
European minicar sales – especially at Fiat Chrysler -- are getting a lift from the continuing economic rebound in Italy, which is the top market for the region's smallest, most affordable vehicles.

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Subcompact sales set to peak in Europe this year before SUVs cause decline

June 12, 2016 06:01 CET
Demand for subcompacts in Europe will peak this year, analysts say, as competition from similar-sized SUVs and crossovers slowly starts to erode sales in the region's most popular segment.

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VW Group's small SUV push expected to help double segment's volume by 2022

May 10, 2016 10:29 CET
Volkswagen Group's late arrival to Europe's small SUV/crossover segment is expected to make one of the region's fastest-growing sectors even stronger. Analysts see sales doubling by 2022 as brands such as VW, Seat, Skoda, Hyundai and Kia add models.

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Premium compact SUV sales in Europe to double by 2020

April 23, 2016 06:01 CET
Sales of premium compact SUVs and crossovers are expected to rebound this year, after falling 5 percent last year, and double by 2020 as automakers such as Volvo and Infiniti join the segment, analysts forecast.

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Hybrid sales expected to triple in Europe as tougher CO2 rules loom

March 15, 2016 06:01 CET
Sales of hybrids and plug-in hybrids in Europe are forecast to triple to more than 750,000 in the next three years, as automakers scramble to reach tougher CO2 targets that start to take effect in 2020.

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Why French and Germans still believe in the compact minivan sector

Feb. 14, 2016 06:01 CET
Compact minivan sales remain valuable to French and German automakers even though more brands are quitting the segment because of the growing popularity of SUVs and crossovers

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

Compact SUVs on track to top 2 million sales in Europe by 2020

Jan. 7, 2016 06:01 CET
European demand for compact SUVs such as the Nissan Qashqai and VW Tiguan will continue to grow strongly in the midterm as new and updated models are added to the sector.

 
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11:19 am U.S. ET | Feb. 14 2017

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Renault starts to reflect its multifaceted boss

Luca Ciferri
9:27 am U.S. ET | Feb. 10 2017

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Renault is starting to look and act a lot like its multifaceted, multinational boss, Carlos Ghosn. ...
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The Volvo numbers that stood out

Douglas A. Bolduc
6:29 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8 2017

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Volvo's latest financial results were full of positive numbers but a couple really stood out. Volvo finished 2016 with $5. ...
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Daimler celebrations are muted as automaker conserves cash to fight off Uber, Google

Christiaan Hetzner
12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 3 2017

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Record annual sales, revenue and profits, and Mercedes-Benz grabbing the global sales luxury crown f ...
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German automakers worry about Trump's protectionist stance

Christiaan Hetzner
8:53 am U.S. ET | Feb. 2 2017

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Donald Trump has German automakers spooked after he threatened BMW with high tariffs if the company ...
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Toyota still has global bragging rights over VW in one important area

Hans Greimel
12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 2 2017

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Forget all the talk about Volkswagen ousting Toyota as the world's biggest automaker. Rest assured, Toyota is still No. 1 in sales and VW a far, far distant second. ...
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Citroen keeps faith in family vans

Bruce Gain
12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 2 2017

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Citroen CEO Linda Jackson says family vans will continue to play a part in Citroen's lineup despite ...
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Why China's new EV policy could cause a rift with Germany

Yang Jian
3:57 am U.S. ET | Jan. 31 2017

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Germany's ambassador to China, Michael Clauss, is a vocal opponent of Beijing's environmental plans ...
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