October 13, 2014

Bentley opens doors in Vietnam

Bentley Motors launches its first dealership in Vietnam next month. The new operation is situated in Vietnam's commercially dynamic and fast-growing capital city of Hanoi. The new dealership will offer customers the full Bentley model range as well as aftersales service

Nissan appoints Allan Rushforth as Head for Global Sales

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. announced the appointment of Allan Rushforth as Corporate Vice-President for Global Sales. Rushforth, an experienced and successful automotive sales executive, will join Nissan at its Yokohama headquarters and report to Philippe Klein, Nissan

October 12, 2014

Lotus F1 Team to race with Mercedes-Benz power from 2015

Lotus F1 Team and Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains announced a long-term supply agreement which will see Lotus F1 Team utilizing the Mercedes-Benz Power Unit from the start of the 2015 season until the end of the current Power Unit generation.

BMW Group worldwide sales up 5.3 per cent in September 2014

Overall sales of BMW, Mini and Rolls-Royce vehicles have continued to grow, making it the BMW Group's best ever September. A total of 199,799 vehicles were delivered to customers, an increase of 5.3 per cent on the same month last year (189,664). The first

Yamaha and Monster Energy strengthen MotoGP partnership

Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd confirmed an agreement to continue in MotoGP with The Monster Energy Company as an Official Sponsor for a further two years.

The agreement covers Monster Energy's role as an Official Sponsor of the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP team and

October 11, 2014

Mercedes-Benz compact car models to be localised in China

In the presence of Germany's Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, Daimler AG and its Chinese partner BAIC Motor Corporation signed an agreement on the localisation of further Mercedes-Benz compact car models beyond the

New research centre to create world-class logistic flows

KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Scania have begun collaboration on the Integrated Transport Research Lab - a new research centre at KTH that will focus on future transport systems. "The aim is to create world-class logistics flows," said Martin Lundstedt,

October 10, 2014

Scania's largest production unit celebrates 50 successful years

Scania's largest production unit in Zwolle, the Netherlands, celebrates 50 years. Limited operations started in 1964 and on January 15, 1965, the plant was officially inaugurated by HRH Prince Bernard. In the first year, approximately 1,300 trucks were produced. Production

October 09, 2014

BMW Group renews partnership with Frieze Art Fair in London and New York

The BMW Group has renewed its partnership with Frieze London, Frieze Masters and Frieze New York for another three years. Since 2004, the BMW Group has been a supporter of Frieze London extending its support to Frieze Masters and Frieze New York at

October 07, 2014

Chrysler Group LLC appointed Brian Harlow as VP - Head of NAFTA Manufacturing

Chrysler Group LLC appointed Brian Harlow VP - Head of NAFTA Manufacturing. In this position, Harlow is responsible for all assembly, stamping and powertrain manufacturing operations in the US, Canada and Mexico, as well as implementation of

October 06, 2014

Skoda grows 10.4 per cent globally in September 2014

Skoda's global deliveries increased 10.4 per cent to 95,600 vehicles in September (September 2013: 86,600), making this the best September in corporate history. Skoda managed to achieve their second-best sales month in China since entering the

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