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Peugeot rumored to cut jobs at Poissy

Peugeot rumored to cut jobs at Poissy

According to sources, the French carmarker Peugeot is preparing to terminate employment for some 850 of its staff at the Poissy facility in France. Peugeot’s plan was disclosed to trade union representatives during an extraordinary works council get-together, taking place at the end of last week. Three trade union sources […]

Germany plans to give an impulse to electric cars sales

Germany plans to give an impulse to electric cars sales

The German government is putting the final touches on an agreement that aims to boost the demand for electric cars sales on the biggest auto market in Europe. Although the German auto market is the largest in Europe, electric cars have been left behind, as the demand did not rise […]

Ford cuts jobs in Europe to stay profitable

Ford cuts jobs in Europe to stay profitable

After returning to profit in Europe, Ford plans to keep the trend by cutting hundreds of jobs in the region to achieve substantial cost savings. Ford intends to trim jobs in Europe to reduce expenses by around 200 million dollars annually. The company’s plan is to keep being profitable on […]

SUVs become the most wanted vehicles in Europe

SUVs become the most wanted vehicles in Europe

Marking a first time ever event, the SUVs turned into the best-selling segment in Europe last year, outselling the traditional segments, according to an analysis made by JATO Dynamics. If big cars are leading the way for quite some time now in markets such as the US, SUVs are also […]

Nissan invests £26.5 million in Sunderland battery plant

Nissan invests £26.5 million in Sunderland battery plant

Nissan Motors announced it would make a further investment into its UK plant to keep producing batteries for its electric vehicles. The new 26.5-million-pound investment (around 37 million dollars) will secure the 300 jobs in manufacturing, maintenance and engineering at Nissan’s lithium-ion battery plant in Sunderland, UK, the largest of […]

Jeep sales surprisingly leapt last year in Europe

Jeep sales surprisingly leapt last year in Europe

FCA’s brand Jeep has posted a dizzying 132.2 percent sales boost in Europe last year, in a region where customers are usually quite picky with their car’s choices. European car buyers have never been particularly drawn towards the Americans brands, considering them to be a little bit too “rough around […]

Renault denies need for software update

Renault denies need for software update

The French automaker rejects the alleged news about offering voluntary emissions-system updates for about 700,000 vehicles starting this summer. In a brief statement, Renault has confirmed that a recall campaign is already in progress for approximately 15,000 cars powered by the dCi 110-horsepower engine and the purpose of the callback […]