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VW’s new brand chief starts work in July


According to Volkswagen AG, the world’s second largest automaker and the biggest in Europe, the core passenger-car brand will have a new chief – ex-BMW executive Herbert Diess – three months earlier than expected, from July. Volkswagen previously stated that Diess, 56, would start on October 1, but the new top manager will dive into work faster – from July 1 ...
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General Motors keeps its general counsel a little longer
While a search for a suitable successor remain ongoing, the largest US automaker – General Motors – decided to extend the stay of its top lawyer, Michael Millikin, until July. GM ...
Volvo trucks hit by surprise sales decline
Swedish heavy trucks producer Volvo AB, the second largest globally, has posted a surprise dip in truck deliveries last month, as the maker was impacted by an economy slowdown in ...
UK: July exports rise to new record
Thanks to the introduction of new models and demand for high-end vehicles, production levels in Britain in July rose almost 3%, leading to the best ever July in terms of ...
GM and Ford love China
The world’s largest auto market has done marvels for the first and second biggest US automakers, both enjoying incredible sales figures as they expand their presence locally with new plants ...
VW brand sees rising sales in July
The namesake Volkswagen passenger car brand enjoyed a rather modest growth last month, of 4%, as advances in the core region and China only slightly offset declines in other parts ...
Russia: July sales dip 23%
The country’s dwindling sales plummeted last month after going down 17% in June. The deliveries slump shows the customer base goes increasingly weary of the outcome of the Ukraine crisis. The ...
Audi sales climb almost 10% in July
Audi AG, the premium unit of the Volkswagen Group and the second-largest luxury automaker in the world reported its sales last month rose 9.7% to 144,000 vehicles. The automaker’s deliveries after ...
Mercedes sales hit record in July
Mercedes-Benz, the car unit of Daimler and the third largest premium automaker in the world, reported its best monthly sales to date in July, with deliveries rising 11% to 130,003 ...
The recovery in Western Europe is gaining momentum
According to industry figures gathered by LMC Automotive, the auto sales recovery in the Western European region has reached 5% last month, fueling expectations for a more sustainable market come-back. After ...

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