While Porsche's global sales took a hard hit in March and April because of the coronavirus outbreak, the VW Group subsidiary is now seeing a "very strong" recovery. "That gives me cause for optimism," Porsche sales boss Detlev von Platen told Automotive News Europe.
DS CEO Beatrice Foucher says the PSA unit would have a "bigger basket of technology" to choose from and the increased ability to share development costs if the automaker's proposed merger with Fiat Chrysler goes through. She spoke about this and more with Automotive News Europe.
Governments will need to provide solutions to help the industry recover from the impact of coronavirus such as sales incentives and moving emissions targets forward a year, Michele Crisci, chairman of UNRAE, told Automotive News Europe.