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Substantial decline in sales at automaker PSA

July 16, 2019 | Author: MotorBlog.com | am

Filed Under: MotorNews

Substantial decline in sales at automaker PSA

The French automaker PSA with the big brands Peugeot, Citroën and Opel has posted a strong decline in sales. Sales fell in the first half of the year compared to the same period last year worldwide by 12.8 percent to a good 19 million vehicles, said PSA on Monday in Rueil-Malmaison near Paris. While there was a small increase in Europe, overseas markets in Asia or Latin America recorded significant losses.

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Uber launches new offer for group rides UberXL in Berlin

July 16, 2019 | Author: MotorBlog.com | am

Filed Under: MotorNews

Uber launches new offer for group rides UberXL in Berlin

The car broker Uber continues to expand its offer in Berlin with a service for group travel called UberXL. With UberXL, groups of up to six people could travel together to a destination, even from different locations, the company announced on Monday. There should be room for up to six people, with luggage left for four. The offer is for occasions such as meetings or family reunions where several people approach a destination.

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Daimler Project Future: Shareholders decide Mercedes Future #VIDEO

May 26, 2019 | Author: MotorBlog.com | am

Filed Under: MotorBusiness, MotorNews

Daimler Project Future

With a new structure and more autonomy in the individual divisions, the carmaker Daimler wants to be more flexible and ready for to arm the change in the industry . In addition, a new man will take over the management of the group at the Annual General Meeting in Berlin: Ola Källenius, formerly head of development, will replace Dieter Zetsche, the long-running chairman of Daimler. Zetsches term ends with the end of the meeting.

New Course: Daimler Project Future 

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Motor Show IAA 2019: Fiat Chrysler, Suzuki, Subaru also dismiss

May 26, 2019 | Author: MotorBlog.com | am

Filed Under: MotorNews

Motor Show IAA 2019

Bitter times for the once glorious auto show motor show IAA – the motor show in Frankfurt threatens the steep crash into the second division. Background: Fewer and fewer exhibitors are coming to the motor show IAA 2019. The latest cancellations come from Fiat Chrysler , Suzuki and Subaru. Read more

BMW X3 M: More Power for the mid-size SUV

February 19, 2019 | Author: MotorBlog.com | am

Filed Under: MotorNews

BMW X3 M: More Power

With the BMW X3 M (2019), BMW M GmbH is expanding its program with an extremely sporty mid-size SUV. The new six-cylinder engine in the sporty SUV makes 480 hp, in the X3 M Competition, the unit is even stronger. Read more

Ford Opens New Silicon Valley Research Center to Drive Innovation in Connectivity, Mobility, Autonomous Vehicles

Ford is opening the Research and Innovation Center Palo Alto to accelerate its development of technologies and experiments in connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, customer experience and big data
Ford forms research alliance with Stanford, delivering Fusion Hybrid Autonomous Research Vehicle to university engineers for next phase of testing
Dragos Maciuca, an experienced Silicon Valley engineer, joins Ford from Apple to serve as senior technical leader at Research and Innovation Center Palo Alto; additional hiring plans will support Ford having one of the largest automotive research teams in Silicon Valley

Ford today opens the Research and Innovation Center Palo Alto, growing its global research team and accelerating the company’s innovation in connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, customer experience and big data. Read more

Mazda: Highest Manufacturer Adjusted Fuel Economy in US

October 10, 2014 | Author: MotorBlog.com | am

Filed Under: MotorNews

Mazda Has Highest Manufacturer Adjusted Fuel Economy in US
Mazda Motor Corporation has announced thatthe Light Duty Fuel Economy Trends Report, released by the US
Environmental Protection Agency on October 8, 2014, lists the company as having the highest overall Manufacturer Adjusted Fuel
Economy for the 2013 model year. Mazda receives the first place ranking for the second year in a row.

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http://www.media.mazda.com/top.html

Mercedes AMG expects to sells 45,000 cars in 2014 – plus 50 %

May 6, 2014 | Author: MotorBlog.com | am

Filed Under: MotorNews

Mercedes AMG sold 45,000 cars in 2014 - 50% more

High Performance on the uptrend: Mercedes-tuner AMG is selling more than 45,000 cars in 2014. “We have increased our sales by 50 percent in the first quarter,” said AMG CEO Tobias Moers, to the automotive week. “I assume that this growth will continue throughout the year.” Thus the AMG sales have doubled within two years. Read more

MotorGeeks | VW Bus makes Toast

May 5, 2014 | Author: MotorBlog.com | am

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RealGeekStuff | VW Bus makes Toast

Why, one may well ask, do really good marketing gadgets end up on the Japanese market, without our having a hope of getting our hands on them?

Has any reader ever managed to set eyes on one of these toasters, which not only resembles a VW bus, but also pops out slices of toast with the famous VW logo on them? Read more

Adventurer’s wanted: Limited-edition Renault Captur Helly Hansen

May 5, 2014 | Author: MotorBlog.com | st

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Limited-edition Renault Captur Helly Hansen: the adventure starts here!

French car maker Renault has joined forces with popular outdoor sport and leisure clothing brand Helly Hansen to market the first Renault Captur to feature Extended Grip, a system designed to optimise traction performance whatever the conditions. Read more