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BMW Group expects record sales in 2012, CFO says


BMW's chief financial officer confirmed that the automaker will break its 2011 sales record by delivering about 1.8 million new cars worldwide. The BMW Group delivered 1.66 million vehicles globally through November, including sales of BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce brands. BMW CFO Friedrich Eichiner told German newspaper Die Welt that deliveries in Asia and North America have been strong enough to ...
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Renault forecasts the French car market will shrink 13 percent this year
Renault forecasts that the French car market will shrink 13 percent and European deliveries will fall 7-8 percent this year. The French carmaker has cut its full-year market forecasts for France ...
Toyota targets 10,000 sales in South Korea this year
Toyota Motor Corporation aims to nearly double South Korea sales this year to 10,000 units (excluding Lexus), the company's Korean subsidiary boss said on Wednesday. Of the total estimated figure, 6,000 ...
Automakers forecast slower growth in 2012 in the U.S.
Predictions for growth in the U.S. auto industry are rather pessimistic for 2012, with automakers expecting a slower sales pace than last year. Even though in 2011 GM, Ford and Chrysler ...
Volvo USA CEO optimistic ahead of 2012
John Maloney, the new CEO of Volvo Cars U.S., says it expects sales to grow 25 percent in 2012, as Chinese ownership provides stability and resources for the company. Maloney expects ...
2011 U.S. auto sales to reach the highest level since 2008
Auto sales in 2011 are expected to reach 12.8 million cars and trucks, the highest level since 2008, according to industry website TrueCar.com. The forecast means manufacturers will sell 1.2 million ...
Forecasters expect the U.S. car market to reach 14 million in 2012
Forecasters expect higher auto sales in 2012 in the United States due to new products, rising employment, better credit availability, and the need to replace aging vehicles. Sales predictions from 11 ...
Rubber demand to slow in 2012 in China on weaker auto sales
Demand for natural rubber in China, the world's largest consumer, may slow in 2012 due to weaker economic growth and auto sales. According to an executive at Okachi & Co., the ...
Audi CEO predicts 2012 will be a tough year for the auto industry
Audi CEO Rupert Stadler says the automotive industry faces a tougher year in 2012 than in 2011. In an interview with Reuters, the executive admitted however that this should not be ...
U.S. market likely to reach 13.6 million sales in 2012, Edmunds predicts
With 2011 set to reach 12.8 million sales, analysts are predicting a better 2012, with estimated new-car sales of 13.6 million. Increasing demand, as well as a stronger selection and improved ...

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