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Suzuki Plans to Grow Sales to 300,000 a Year by 2016

Suzuki Plans to Grow Sales to 300,000 a Year by 2016

It has new models on the horizon like the S-Cross and iV-4

Suzuki has been languishing near the bottom of the automotive world, and some buyers have probably forgotten that the brand still makes new cars. But the company is at the very beginning of what it hopes will be a resurgence. In Europe, it hopes t...
12.11.2013 | 5752 views | 0 comments
BMW Group Worldwide Sales Hit October Record

BMW Group Worldwide Sales Hit October Record

The company will likely have another year of record sales

BMW Group set another monthly sales record for October with 165,851 cars sold worldwide, up 5.2% from the previous year. From January to October, sales are up 7.3% to 1,602,018. “We remain on track with a new all-time high in sales in Oc...
11.11.2013 | 654 views | 0 comments
Audi Sales on Pace for Record in 2013

Audi Sales on Pace for Record in 2013

Sales were up in every major market for the month

Audi is on track for a record year with sales up 7.5% from January to October to 1,312,700 cars. For October alone, sales increased 6.7% to 131,950 cars. Sales grew in all of the major regions. In October, European sales grew 1.3%; North Ameri...
11.11.2013 | 2368 views | 0 comments
Porsche Sales Jump up 14.6% in October

Porsche Sales Jump up 14.6% in October

November will be a big month with two new vehicle introductions

Porsche sold 13,393 cars worldwide in October, up 14.6% from the previous October. From January to October, it has sold 133,140 cars worldwide, a 14.7% increase. “We got off to a good start in quarter four and were able to continue our c...
07.11.2013 | 4036 views | 0 comments
Mercedes' Hungarian Factory Running 24 Hours to Support Demand

Mercedes' Hungarian Factory Running 24 Hours to Support Demand

Sales of Mercedes compacts are up nearly 70%

Mercedes’ compact models are going incredibly well and even better than expected. Sales of the compacts are up 68.3% through the first three quarters of the year. The roll out of the compacts is not finished yet, and Mercedes believes that s...
30.10.2013 | 5423 views | 0 comments
Toyota Keeps Position as Top World Automaker over GM and VW

Toyota Keeps Position as Top World Automaker over GM and VW

It led Q3 sales and sales through September

With the sales figures from all major automakers available for the first three quarters of the year, Toyota has kept its title as the world’s largest automaker in unit sales with three months of auto sales to go. General Motors and Volkswage...
28.10.2013 | 706 views | 0 comments
Chinese Auto Sales Estimated to Hit 40 Million by 2030

Chinese Auto Sales Estimated to Hit 40 Million by 2030

Sales could hit 20 million by 2020

Chinese car sales are on track to overtake the United States by the end of the decade as the world’s largest single car market. Sales are estimated to hit 20 million by 2020 and 40 million by 2030 according to the Global Automotive Forum. ...
28.10.2013 | 2253 views | 0 comments
Volkswagen Opens Its 16th Factory in China

Volkswagen Opens Its 16th Factory in China

The Ningbo factory will build cars using the MQB platform

Volkswagen has opened its 16th factory in China and 105th factory worldwide. The factory will build 300,000 vehicles a year on VW Group’s MQB platform. The first model being built there is the Skoda Superb. "This new, state-of-the-a...
25.10.2013 | 1064 views | 0 comments
Mercedes Has 30,000 New S-Class Orders Since Introduction

Mercedes Has 30,000 New S-Class Orders Since Introduction

It is still rolling out around the world

Daimler says that it has received 30,000 orders for the Mercedes S-Class in the roughly three months since the car has been on sale. "The new S class has already jumped back into the lead in terms of new vehicle registrations in Germany a...
22.10.2013 | 4359 views | 0 comments
Seat Expanding Into Mexico, China and Russia to Turnaround Company

Seat Expanding Into Mexico, China and Russia to Turnaround Company

It is also working on new models and model variants

Seat is Volkswagen Group’s fourth largest brand in terms of sales this year. It has sold 266,100 cars from January to September, an 11.7% improvement over last year. It is even doing well in Europe this year with 218,100 cars sold, up 9.6%. ...
18.10.2013 | 893 views | 0 comments

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