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The European auto market on steady growth

The European auto market on steady growth

October was the 26th consecutive month of auto sales increase in Europe, according to the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association. The European auto market is on a solid path of sales growth, as car registrations reached to 1.14 million units last month, a 2.7 percent increase, according to the European Automobile […]

Renault hybrid fuel project approved by EU

Renault hybrid fuel project approved by EU

European Union state aid regulators approved a project worth 20.5 million euros ($27.73 million) in French support for carmaker Renault. The French automaker is set to develop a diesel hybrid technology, which will cut diesel use and carbon dioxide emissions for vans. The European Commission approved the French state aid, […]

EU car registrations reach record low

EU car registrations reach record low

New car registrations in the European Union fell to a record low, because of weak demand in several key markets, including Germany. “New registrations amounted to 885,159 units, reaching a historic low recorded for a month of January since the start of the series in 1990,” the European Automobile Manufacturers […]

EU asks member countries to reduce diesel emissions

EU asks member countries to reduce diesel emissions

The European Union has urged its 27 member states to considerably reduce diesel emissions in order to solve the region’s air pollution problem. Diesel-powered vehicles got the attention of the EU last year when the World Health Organization linked diesel exhaust fumes to cases of cancer and cardiovascular diseases in […]

BYD given permision to sell electric buses in the EU

BYD given permision to sell electric buses in the EU

Chinese carmaker BYD announced on Monday it had gained official permission to sell its electric buses in all European Union member states. The „Whole Vehicle Type Approval” granted by EU marks BYD’s latest effort to meet overseas demand of green vehicles. The EU’s announcement came weeks after BYD said it […]

Sergio Marchionne reelected as ACEA president

Sergio Marchionne reelected as ACEA president

Chrysler and Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne has been re-elected as the president of the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) after he concluded his first term. Marchionne’s first term at the helm of ACEA has been tumultous and marked with disputes with executives of some automakers, especially Volkswagen. Marchionne called for […]