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GM thinks auto industry is in for some bad times in the Middle East


Hurt by uncertainty and political crisis in markets such as Egypt and Syria, General Motors said it expected the automobile industry in the Middle East to show growth that is sustainable, but at a slower rate than in the last few years. The U.S. automaker temporarily closed its Egyptian assembly plant outside of Cairo last month, and shut its local office, ...
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Mexico sets records for car production and exports in January
Mexico set auto production and export records in January, as its output of cars and light trucks rose 20 percent compared with January 2012 to 242,855 units. The Mexican Automobile Industry ...
Peugeot and Renault should collaborate more closely, former EADS boss says
PSA Peugeot Citroen and Renault must collaborate more closely for the French automobile industry to gain a competitive advantage, former EADS CEO Louis Gallois said today. Gallois, who recently delivered a ...
European automotive market will shrink for a fifth consecutive year in 2012 – Forecast
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Great Wall Sees Net Profit Up Almost 27% in 2011
In 2011 Great Wall saw earnings of 3.43 billion yuan ($543.89m) in net profit, 26.86% higher than it was in 2010. The company’s total business returns for the year totaled 30.09 ...
Peugeot, Fiat post highest sales decline in Europe
PSA Peugeot Citroen, Fiat and General Motors lost the highest number of sales in Europe in five months amid the economic slowdown of the region. New-car registrations in November declined 3 ...
Opel warn on slowing demand in Europe
After Scania, now General Motors' European arm – Opel warns about a possible decrease of new car sales in Europe next year. Last time, Scania AB, the Swedish automotive industry manufacturer ...
Skoda marks 10m milestone in Czech Republic
The Czech based automaker Skoda has just celebrated the ten millionth car that came off the assembly line at the local plant in Mlada Boleslav, with the landmark model being ...
European Automobile Industry Report 09/10 available on-line now
The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association ACEA has published, today, the ‘European Automobile Industry Report 09/10’ and the accompanying leaflet ‘Automobile & Society – State of Affairs, Priorities of the Future’. In ...

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