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Russia: Asian carmakers business threatened by falling currency


The country’s auto market was just two years ago poised to overtake Germany in size for the top position in Europe, but today the local currency’s collapse, economic uncertainties and mounting political tensions have led to an almost incredible sales slump. Back when Russia was growing at an exponential rate, the Asian automakers decided to bet big on what was seen ...
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Ford getting ready to launch its next-generation Sync 3 infotainment system
The second-biggest US automaker – Ford Motor – wants to escape bad reviews from some customers and industry specialists when it launches the new generation of its in-car, interactive touch-screen ...
Russia: auto decline lingers, but slows pace in November
The country’s auto sales – once seen capable of overshadowing the top European market of Germany – have slowed their continued decline, falling just 1% last month – after the ...
China: Japanese automakers show mixed results in November
The first and second-largest Japanese automakers showed mixed sales results last month in the world’s biggest auto market, with Toyota up 2.9% and Nissan down 11.8%. Back in November, the Japanese ...
US: AAA sees gas falling below $3 for holiday period
According to Heathrow, Florida-based motoring club AAA, US drivers could get an early Christmas present as gasoline is continuing its depreciation and the forecast is that it could hit $3 ...
UK car production falls 22% in August
According to the Society for Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), automotive output was down to 71,000 units last month because of summer holidays and repairs made at a major facility. The ...
Cadillac adds features to maintain luxury prices
With Cadillac reporting an 18% decrease in its August sales and its redesigned CTS sedan going down 35% in monthly sales after a downfall of 29% in July, the automaker ...
UK: premium automakers threaten mass-market brands
Great Britain’s new car sales have been a boom in recent months, far outpacing the overall modest economy rebound across the European region. And it looks like the usual premium ...
Hyundai’s second-quarter profit misses estimates
The largest South Korean automaker, Hyundai Motor, announced a second-quarter profit reduction because of local currency pressure on exports and also further warned of ongoing revenue decay. Hyundai Motor, the world's ...
Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat to start production this fall
Dodge has recently announced the production start of the new Challenger SRT Hellcat this fall. One of the hottest muscle cars money can buy these days, the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, ...

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Ecclestone determined to change 2016 engine rules
Dec.20 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Bernie Ecclestone has confirmed reports he remains determined to shake up F1's engine rules. We reported that, at ...
De la Rosa leaves Ferrari, Vergne signs up
Dec.20 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Ferrari has confirmed speculation Pedro de la Rosa is vacating his test-driver post. It was rumoured the 43-year-old ...
2016 CT6 Cadillac gets streaming rearview technology
The streaming video rearview technology will expand the driver’s vision in the upcoming 2016 CT6, eliminating any rear seat, rear ...
US: Ally gets out of 6 years bailout
Ally Financial Inc. stated that it would finally resolve its bailout after the U.S. government will sell the last $1.25 ...
Daimler puts aside €600 million for EU antitrust investigation
The Germany-based company, Daimler, stated on Thursday it is putting aside 600 million euros to cover any potential costs that ...
Renault-Nissan and AvtoVAZ merge into Russia’s biggest auto parts buyer
AvtoVAZ and the Renault-Nissan alliance will come together in terms of purchasing activities in Russia. The merged unit will now ...
Report – Volkswagen will meet its 2017 cost-cutting goal
Volkswagen CEO, Martin Winkerton, has said according to a source that the carmaker is on the right track to reach ...
GM’s bankrupt predecessor helps customers get the $10 billion compensation
General Motors customers gained a new friend in their run for the compensation worth $10 billion. The automaker’s bankrupt predecessor ...
F1 to have new engine rules in 2016 – report
Dec.19 (GMM/Inautonews.com) F1 is now speeding towards yet another new set of engine regulations. On Thursday at a Geneva meeting ...
GM and Jaguar Land Rover stopped deliveries to Russia
In response to the slide in the rouble’s value, automakers, General Motors and Jaguar Land Rover included, decided to stop ...
Uber wants to patent its gouging prices
While critics accuse Uber of price gouging over the high fees asked in Sydney for the people who were fleeing ...
Ford closes Genk Plant in Belgium
With a production of around 14 million cars over the past 50 years, Ford shut the doors of its plant ...
Price of U.S. gas reaches under $2.50 a gallon
U.S. drivers are paying less than 2.50 dollars a gallon at the gasoline pump for the first time in more ...
Toyota will invest $126M to expand powertrain operations
Toyota announced today that it will invest $126 million in the expansion of its powertrain operations in Ann Arbor and ...
Spyker declares bankruptcy
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