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Dacia, EU's Fastest Growing Brand in March
Dacia, EU's Fastest Growing Brand in March

16 Apr 2010, 14:54 UTC · By: Dan Mihalascu / New car registrations in the European Union rose 10.8 percent in March, representing the month’s biggest growth in years, helped by demand in the four largest markets excepting Germany. Accord...

 
Skoda UK Launches Happy Swapping Promotion
Skoda UK Launches Happy Swapping Promotion

24 Mar 2010, 11:55 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / The British division of Skoda recently announced it has launched a post-scrappage scheme solution to its customers. Dubbed Happy Swapping, the initiative follows the Government’s car scrappage...

 
Kia Launches 7 Year Switch Offer in the UK
Kia Launches 7 Year Switch Offer in the UK

17 Mar 2010, 11:50 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / After the UK Government announced in early February it has decided to extend the country's scrappage scheme until the end of March, Kia Motors’ local division announced it is adding an ex...

 
Russian Government to Downsize Help For Auto Industry
Russian Government to Downsize Help For Auto Industry

13 Mar 2010, 07:33 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / It seems that the Russian car market will not be relaunched as expected. According to just-auto.com, the Russian government may reduce its plans to invest 180 billion roubles ($6.12 billion) by 2020...

 
Peugeot Sales Up in the UK
Peugeot Sales Up in the UK

5 Mar 2010, 10:58 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / Peugeot reached an unbelievable sales rise in the United Kingdom. The French automaker managed to get its sales up 70.8% with the help of the extended scrappage scheme. As everybody is downsizing...

 
UK’s Car Production Up 65%
UK’s Car Production Up 65%

18 Feb 2010, 14:54 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / Things are looking good for UK based car manufacturers, as the increased demand pushed the automobiles production in the United Kingdom up 65%. In January, the car manufacturing business saw its big...

 
Italian Car Sales to Drop as Incentives Not Extended
Italian Car Sales to Drop as Incentives Not Extended

12 Feb 2010, 10:54 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / Last year’s car sales were helped by government’s decision to provide car incentives. Though the scrappage schemes around the world offered different cash amounts to the customers that w...

 
Ford Offers Incentives Of Up To 5,000 Pounds in the UK
Ford Offers Incentives Of Up To 5,000 Pounds in the UK

10 Feb 2010, 10:56 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / Because the auto industry is off to a good start in 2010, some automakers are doing everything in their power to attract more clients to their showrooms. The marketing departments have finally some ...

 
UK Extends Scrappage Scheme Until End of March
UK Extends Scrappage Scheme Until End of March

9 Feb 2010, 15:30 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Car manufacturers who operate in the UK can be nothing but pleased with the government's decision to extend the country's scrappage schem by adding an extra month and pushing the deadline ...

 
Western Europe's Sales Up 15 Percent in January
Western Europe's Sales Up 15 Percent in January

8 Feb 2010, 09:28 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The number of vehicles sold in January 2010 in Western Europe are 14.9 percent higher than the same month of last year, according to a report by JD Power Automotive Forecasting cited by just-auto.co...

 
Fiat Will Close Siciliy Plant Despite Scrappage Scheme
Fiat Will Close Siciliy Plant Despite Scrappage Scheme

8 Feb 2010, 08:04 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Fiat is really keen on continuing its plans to close the Termini Imerese plant in Sicily and said, through the voice of its CEO Sergio Marchionne, that a local scrappage scheme won't save the p...

 
Marchionne Slams Scrappage Schemes
Marchionne Slams Scrappage Schemes

5 Feb 2010, 08:22 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / An overconfident statement coming from Fiat's CEO, Sergio Marchionne, surfaced today, after the Italian government said it is considering dumping plans for more eco-incentives. According to&nbs...

 
UK Scrappage to End in February
UK Scrappage to End in February

27 Jan 2010, 09:28 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The UK government decided to share the remaining scrappage scheme budget to carmakers in the UK, based on retail sales in 2009, with Mazda being among those who will get enough funding to "sati...

 
Hyundai Offers Trade & Upgrade or Happy Returns Programmes in the UK
Hyundai Offers Trade & Upgrade or Happy Returns Programmes in the UK

25 Jan 2010, 13:04 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / Hyundai is about to make another important move which will probably shake the auto industry. The Korean automaker decided to launch the Trade & Upgrade programme which offers buyers the same &po...

 
Renault Will Keep the French Scrappage Incentive Intact
Renault Will Keep the French Scrappage Incentive Intact

4 Jan 2010, 14:41 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / Auto sales in 2010 could be a lot worse than in 2009, as most of the sales from last year were supported by scrappage incentives. A decision from different governments to stop offering the scrappage...

 
Volvo to Sell More Cars in 2009 than 2008 in the UK
Volvo to Sell More Cars in 2009 than 2008 in the UK

6 Dec 2009, 17:01 UTC · By: Ovidiu Panzariu / Though it doesn’t have an official buyer yet, Volvo is not doing that bad, as the Swedish car manufacturer is about to become the first premium automaker to sell more cars in 2009 than in 2008...

 
Scrappage Plunges Diesel Sales in Europe
Scrappage Plunges Diesel Sales in Europe

25 Nov 2009, 13:18 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / The European market for diesel cars has decreased, as buyers who took advantage of government scrappage incentives went for smaller gasoline engines. According to JD Power, the diesel car market in ...

 
Quick Electrical Services Buys Ford's 30,000 Scrappage Car
Quick Electrical Services Buys Ford's 30,000 Scrappage Car

23 Nov 2009, 11:56 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Ford has just announced that Quick Electrical Services purchased the 30,000th Ford through the British scrappage scheme. The car is a new Ford Transit 260 SWV Trend with a 2.2 TDCi engine and was ac...

 
UK Motorcycles Trade Groups Ask for Government’s Help
UK Motorcycles Trade Groups Ask for Government’s Help

9 Nov 2009, 15:21 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / The decline of motorcycle sales in the UK have made advocacy and trade groups repeat their call for a motorcycle ‘Cash for Clunkers’ initiative. Registrations for October 2009 were 27 pe...

 
Suzuki Enhances Finance Offers in the UK
Suzuki Enhances Finance Offers in the UK

30 Oct 2009, 15:47 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / British division of Suzuki announced that it has enhanced its finance offers ahead of the proposed VAT return to 17.5 percent. The company says that customers who purchase any new Suzuki with Suzuki...