BMW brand's head of sales, Pieter Nota, expects the automaker's investments in SUVs and future technologies to help the marque regain the No.1 title it lost to Mercedes. He discussed the automaker's challenges with Automotive News Europe.
Mazda Europe plans to offer fuel-efficient, full-electric and hybrid models to avoid being fined by the EU, which will make reaching CO2 emissions reduction targets tough starting in 2020. Mazda Europe CEO Jeff Guyton discussed the company’s strategy with Automotive News Europe.
After the global financial crisis Italian supplier Brembo focused on its core brakes business. It sees its small size compared with giants such as Bosch and Continental as an advantage but is now looking to grow, Executive Deputy Chairman Matteo Tiraboschi said in an interview.
Kia Europe Chief Operating Officer Emilio Herrera says the transition to EVs creates a two- to three-year “window of opportunity” for the automaker. Herrera discussed Kia’s strategy of accelerated electrification with Automotive News Europe.