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Rolls-Royce Posts Record Sales for the Fourth Consecutive Year

Rolls-Royce Posts Record Sales for the Fourth Consecutive Year

It is considering adding an SUV to its lineup

Rolls-Royce sold 3,630 cars in 2013, the highest in its history, and its fourth consecutive year of record sales. It opened 15 new dealers worldwide in 2013 and now has 120 worldwide. “I stated at the beginning of last year that I wished...
10.01.2014 | 7060 views | 0 comments
Mercedes-Benz Sales Reach New Record at over 1.4 Million

Mercedes-Benz Sales Reach New Record at over 1.4 Million

Mercedes-Benz Cars sold over 1.56 million in 2013

Mercedes-Benz Cars sold 1,562,472 cars in 2013, up 9.7% from 2012. The Mercedes-Benz brand alone set a new sales record of 1,461,680 cars, up 10.7%, and Smart sold 100,792, down 2.8%. “We look back on the best year of the Mercedes-Benz b...
10.01.2014 | 5796 views | 0 comments
Audi Sets Sales Record in 2013 with Over 1.5 Million Sold

Audi Sets Sales Record in 2013 with Over 1.5 Million Sold

It had set the 1.5 million goal to be reached in 2015

Audi sold 1,575,500 cars in 2013, up 8.3% from the previous year, and it had its best sales in its history in over 40 markets, including the UK. “We set an important milestone for Audi in the past year: We achieved our intermediate strat...
09.01.2014 | 4524 views | 0 comments
Porsche Sets Sales Record in 2013 and Predicts More Growth

Porsche Sets Sales Record in 2013 and Predicts More Growth

The Macan is predicted to sell 50,000 cars a year

Porsche sales reached record levels in 2013 with 162,145 sales, up 15%. It is the first time that Porsche has ever sold over 162,000 cars in a calendar year. “We are looking ahead to the coming months with optimism and are anticipating n...
09.01.2014 | 1544 views | 0 comments
Ford CEO Mulally Says He Will Not Take Job as Microsoft CEO

Ford CEO Mulally Says He Will Not Take Job as Microsoft CEO

Mulally says that he has not plan to leave Ford

Ford CEO Alan Mulally denies that he will take the CEO position at Microsoft, despite months of speculation that he would take the soon-to-be-open job. "I would like to end the Microsoft speculation because I have no other plans to do any...
08.01.2014 | 1229 views | 0 comments
Bentley Posts Its Best Sales Ever in 2013

Bentley Posts Its Best Sales Ever in 2013

All of its models had sales gains

Bentley posted its best sales in the brand’s 95-year history in 2013 with 10,120 cars sold, up 19% from the previous year. Bentley now sells its cars in 54 countries worldwide in 193 dealers. “We continue to win new customers and w...
08.01.2014 | 1733 views | 0 comments
Mercedes is Top Premium Automaker in US in 2013

Mercedes is Top Premium Automaker in US in 2013

It leads the category for the first time in nine years

Mercedes-Benz is the top premium automaker in the US for the first time since 1999. Mercedes sold 312,534 cars in the 2013 calendar year in the US, up 14% from the previous year. Its nearest competitor was BMW with 309,280 sales, up 9.9% from the ...
06.01.2014 | 1492 views | 0 comments
Fiat May Move Headquarters to US After Chrysler Purchase

Fiat May Move Headquarters to US After Chrysler Purchase

The Italian government and unions worry that it could affect jobs

Fiat is considering moving its group headquarters to the United States and listing its shares there following its purchase of Chrysler. The move would likely come in 2015 after Fiat officially completes its merger with Chrysler and organizes the n...
06.01.2014 | 5416 views | 0 comments
Announcement of Fiat/Chrysler Merger Boosts Fiat Stock by 16%

Announcement of Fiat/Chrysler Merger Boosts Fiat Stock by 16%

Fiat will likely build some Chrysler models in Italy

One day after the announcement that Fiat had bought the rest of the shares of Chrysler, the Italian automaker is already reaping the rewards. Fiat’s stock on the Italian exchange grew 16.4% on the day of the announcement, the highest since A...
03.01.2014 | 4533 views | 0 comments
Akio Toyoda Predicts Falling Sales in Emerging Markets for 2014

Akio Toyoda Predicts Falling Sales in Emerging Markets for 2014

It may also struggle in Japan because of higher sales tax

Toyota briefly held the position as the world’s largest automaker before the global economic recession and tsunami in Southeast Asia caused a significant drop in sales. While it has mostly rebounded since then, Toyota is still struggling in ...
03.01.2014 | 1116 views | 0 comments
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