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Opel Sells Well Despite Financial Woes
Opel Sells Well Despite Financial Woes

8 Aug 2009, 10:49 UTC / Leaving financial problems aside and the state of uncertainty surrounding its future, Opel remains an attractive brand for customers across Europe. At least, this is what the latest sales figures su...

 
Japanese Carmakers Lose Ground in Europe
Japanese Carmakers Lose Ground in Europe

24 Jul 2009, 10:27 UTC / While some automakers are simply jubilating after posting very high sales thanks to European scrappage schemes, Japanese companies are still losing ground on the Old Continent as they fail to take a...

 
Mazda Sales Going Well in Europe
Mazda Sales Going Well in Europe

23 Jul 2009, 09:31 UTC / Mazda is one of the companies which are posting increasing sales around the world, especially in Europe where governments across the continent supported automakers with scrapping schemes. The Japane...

 
Lexus HS 250h Exclusively for Non-Europeans
Lexus HS 250h Exclusively for Non-Europeans

22 Jul 2009, 07:41 UTC / Lexus HS 250h hybrid won't be sold in Europe. At least this is what some officials close to the matter hinted, pointing that Lexus, together with parent company Toyota, has some other plans for...

 
Renault Released Its First-Half 2009 Sales Figures
Renault Released Its First-Half 2009 Sales Figures

17 Jul 2009, 08:51 UTC / The French car manufacturer released today its figures for world-wide sales in the first-half of 2009. On a global level, Renault Group (PC+LCV – passenger cars+ light commercial vehicles) had...

 
Ford Reported Diminished Sales in Europe
Ford Reported Diminished Sales in Europe

13 Jul 2009, 14:27 UTC / Ford of Europe registered a 16.3 percent drop in new car sales in the first half of 2009 in Europe, yet some good news did come from Ford's main 19 European markets, which in June saw the first...

 
Fiat Launched the Panda 4x4 Adventure
Fiat Launched the Panda 4x4 Adventure

8 Jul 2009, 08:35 UTC / The Fiat Panda 4x4 Adventure edition was launched today in Italy and will be introduced in a very short time to the rest of Europe. The Panda made a name for itself by being a very practical, eco...

 
Chevrolet Gets Stronger in France, Germany
Chevrolet Gets Stronger in France, Germany

6 Jul 2009, 13:19 UTC / Chevrolet is one of the four core brands General Motors will continue to rely on after exiting from bankruptcy but the division seems to be prepared to help the parent company in each corner of the ...

 
Camaro Comes to Europe
Camaro Comes to Europe

6 Jul 2009, 12:48 UTC / Finally, after decades of waiting, Camaro fans across Europe may have the chance to get their hands on brand new Camaros from authorized dealerships and not through "friends-of-a-friend". ...

 
Europe to Recover in 2011, Says Renault Boss
Europe to Recover in 2011, Says Renault Boss

17 Jun 2009, 10:51 UTC / Even if some automakers are still feeling the pressure of the economic recession, the European sector is going to recover by 2011, Carlos Ghosn, CEO of French manufacturer Renault said in an intervi...

 
Mazda2-Based Small Roadster in the Works
Mazda2-Based Small Roadster in the Works

9 Jun 2009, 13:22 UTC / Japanese automaker Mazda is apparently planning a new small roadster that would be based on Mazda2 and will be released in several major markets. According to a report by Best Car, the new roadster ...

 
Mitsubishi Debuts Production Ready i-MiEV
Mitsubishi Debuts Production Ready i-MiEV

5 Jun 2009, 08:30 UTC / Mitsubishi has just rolled out the production ready version of i-MiEV, the company's little electric vehicle expected to hit Japanese showrooms in late July. The car will be priced at $45,369 i...

 
Mazda to Double European Dealerships in 2009
Mazda to Double European Dealerships in 2009

4 Jun 2009, 09:00 UTC / While General Motors and Chrysler are massively cutting the overall dealership count in their domestic market, Mazda things it would be a great idea to appoint new dealers that would support its Eur...

 
Europe's Scrappage Save the Day
Europe's Scrappage Save the Day

2 Jun 2009, 14:12 UTC / Or at least this is how it looks like. Thanks to the implementation of scrappage schemes across the continent, sales in May are no longer as low as we have got used to from the previous months. Over...

 
Hyundai to Build i20 in Europe
Hyundai to Build i20 in Europe

12 May 2009, 12:53 UTC / There's no surprise automakers around the world plan to shift production from a location to another, with General Motors probably the best example in this matter. The reason? Obviously an attem...

 
Chrysler's Non-US Assets Still on the Safe Side
Chrysler's Non-US Assets Still on the Safe Side

6 May 2009, 08:45 UTC / Although the company has filed for bankruptcy in the United States, Chrysler insists the assets it owns outside its domestic market are still on the safe side, with no major changes to be announced ...

 
Fiat Needs Up to 7 Billion Euros to Form Europe's Biggest Automaker
Fiat Needs Up to 7 Billion Euros to Form Europe's Biggest Automaker

5 May 2009, 15:20 UTC / Fiat is slowly but surely becoming one of the world's biggest automakers and, even if it finally formed the over-discussed strategic alliance with Chrysler, it is now aiming to purchase the Ger...

 
2009 Opel Insignia Kills Competition, Creates New Jobs
2009 Opel Insignia Kills Competition, Creates New Jobs

4 May 2009, 09:43 UTC / Although the company is experiencing extremely difficult times across every European market, Opel says Insignia is incredibly appealing for mid-size segment buyers and, as a result, it managed to su...

 
Britain Caught on Tape: UK Has the Most Speed Traps in Europe
Britain Caught on Tape: UK Has the Most Speed Traps in Europe

17 Apr 2009, 09:02 UTC / We already told you that Europe is slowly but sure turning into a huge Big Brother show but it seems like British authorities plan to do it faster than the other countries. According to a report by ...

 
2009 Ford Fiesta Sales Explode in Europe
2009 Ford Fiesta Sales Explode in Europe

16 Apr 2009, 07:00 UTC / At least this is what Ford claims... Even if the economic recession is still putting pressure on automakers around the world, Ford is continuously praising its European sales, emphasizing that the n...