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JD Power Forecasts a 55 Percent Market Growth in China by 2015
JD Power Forecasts a 55 Percent Market Growth in China by 2015

22 Apr 2010, 14:57 UTC · By: Dan Mihalascu / Sales of passenger vehicles in China, including passenger cars, SUVs and minivans, are expected to rise from 8.7 million units in 2009 to 13.55 million units in 2015. This means an increase of more ...

 
Survey Predicts 25% Car Sales Increase in March
Survey Predicts 25% Car Sales Increase in March

19 Mar 2010, 15:00 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / A JD Power survey has some good news for car dealers. Apparently new-vehicle buyers are returning to dealer showrooms in March, lured by incentives, after the news about recall and bad weather kept ...

 
UK Gets New Online Price-Drop Car Auction Website
UK Gets New Online Price-Drop Car Auction Website

17 Mar 2010, 11:40 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / Another sales tool is available for car dealers in the UK. A new website called ukcarexchange.com promises to offer a new, rapid and cost-effective way of selling their units directly to consumers a...

 
US Governor Proposes Lower Car Sales Tax
US Governor Proposes Lower Car Sales Tax

1 Mar 2010, 10:07 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / Boosting new car sales has been an important issue for many governments around the world, especially the American one. As officials are still looking for solutions to keep the auto industry going, G...

 
Ireland Registered Car Market Growth in January
Ireland Registered Car Market Growth in January

2 Feb 2010, 15:51 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / Despite the fact that the Irish car market suffered a huge drop in 2009, it seems that this year things might turn around, according to the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI). Official SIMI ...

 
China’s 2010 Gasoline Production Can Satisfy Demand
China’s 2010 Gasoline Production Can Satisfy Demand

1 Feb 2010, 11:28 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / Last year, China became the world’s largest automotive market, as car sales saw a 52.9% increase to 10.3 million units. For 2010, automotive sales in the country are forecast to grow by 15% t...

 
59 Percent of New Registered Cars in the UK Feature ESP
59 Percent of New Registered Cars in the UK Feature ESP

5 Jan 2010, 11:21 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / According to recent data released by Bosch, in the first six months of 2009 the share of newly registered passenger cars in the UK featuring the ESP active safety system increased to 59 percent com...

 
France Gets Highest Car Sales Since 2001
France Gets Highest Car Sales Since 2001

28 Dec 2009, 08:43 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / The fact that the automobile industry is seriously affected by the global recession is no secret to anybody, but this doesn’t necessarily mean that all car sales went down, as France is expect...

 
Taiwan Carmaker Yulon Eager to Cut Spendings by 30% in 2010
Taiwan Carmaker Yulon Eager to Cut Spendings by 30% in 2010

22 Dec 2009, 14:40 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / Taiwan’s largest automotive producer, Yulon Group, has recently decided to reduce its expenses by 20% to 30% in 2010. The decision comes in the context of an economic forecast stating that th...

 
Customers Avoid Brands with Uncertain Future
Customers Avoid Brands with Uncertain Future

16 Dec 2009, 09:06 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / As a result of the recession, one in five new car buyers are now avoiding particular brands due to the uncertain future of the brand. If the top three reasons for avoiding a brand remain unchanged f...

 
One in Four Cars to Be Bought Online by 2015
One in Four Cars to Be Bought Online by 2015

16 Dec 2009, 08:34 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / It seems that the Internet is the way of the future, even when talking about car sales. According to autoebid.com, an online car sales website, one in four cars will be bought online by 2015. Signs ...

 
Ford Canada Sales Grow for the 6th Consecutive Month
Ford Canada Sales Grow for the 6th Consecutive Month

4 Dec 2009, 17:17 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / As the industry seems to sink deeper and deeper, Ford Canada has reasons to smile as it saw a 7.5 percent increase in its Canadian sales. The company’s sales are climbing for the sixth month i...

 
Scrappage Scheme Shows Results in UK
Scrappage Scheme Shows Results in UK

4 Sep 2009, 11:26 UTC · By: Alexandru Radu Chis / Britain shows signs of getting back on track with the automotive industry. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) announced that new-car sales rose 6 percent in August compared to the...

 
Ford and GM Record Massive Sales Drop in Russia
Ford and GM Record Massive Sales Drop in Russia

11 Aug 2009, 10:40 UTC · By: Alexandru Radu Chis / Statistics gathered by the Moscow-based Association of European Businesses (AEB) show an overwhelming drop in car sales on the Russian market for the month of July. American companies Ford Motor Co....

 
Stronger Yen Sends Nissan Running
Stronger Yen Sends Nissan Running

23 Feb 2009, 16:25 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Nissan Motor has decided to move some of its vehicle production from Japan to Mexico as soon as possible as a result of unfavorable currency exchange rates. The steep appreciation of the yen has had...

 
Daimler Aims to Cut Costs by 1.6 Billion Euros
Daimler Aims to Cut Costs by 1.6 Billion Euros

17 Feb 2009, 11:02 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / One of the few to have coped well with the crisis until now, Daimler is expected to announce today its financial performance for 2008. Maybe as a result of this, the company plans to cut 1.6 billion...

 
Nissan Wants You to Look Closer
Nissan Wants You to Look Closer

13 Feb 2009, 08:59 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Crisis may be winning the fight, but no car manufacturer will go down without its fair share of kicking and screaming. And as the only battle they can still win remains the one with us, the custome...

 
Car Sales in Chinese Market up 6.7% in 2008
Car Sales in Chinese Market up 6.7% in 2008

13 Jan 2009, 09:39 UTC · By: Madalina Iancu / We have been speaking these days about the sales of various automakers highlighting that 2008 wasn't the best year ever for them despite some good results from place to place. Logically spea...