/

Browse profit margins articles

Europe’s slow recovery triggers pessimistic expectations from carmakers


During the 2013 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show, top executives of carmakers warned they need to close more factories and cut more jobs – as unemployment remained high and bank lending weak, any recovery in demand is likely to be long and slow. According to bosses of automakers including Volkswagen, PSA Peugeot Citroen, and Ford Europe, the sales in Europe appear to ...
Read more

related more
spacer
spacer

More profit margins articles

GM Expects Slight Increase in Operating Profit in 2013
GM said that he expects 2013 operating profit to see a modest increase in each region, but greater demand in China and the US. "We're very much focused on this huge ...
Ford doubles dividend to 10 cents a share amid record profit margins
Ford doubled its quarterly dividend to 10 cents a share after record profit margins boosted its cash reserves. The second-largest U.S. automaker announced its first-quarter dividend will be payable March 1 ...
Porsche Pajun gets green light
Porsche is determined to approve the Pajun project after more than a year of research and debate, company insiders told Autocar. The Pajun, a sub-Panamera model, would rival the BMW 5-Series ...
Ford’s Profit Drops as Customers Turn to Small Cars
Ford announced its record profit margins are dropping in North America as customers turn from trucks to small cars. “We continue to see consumers trading down to smaller vehicles,” Mark Fields, ...
Daimler investors unhappy with Mercedes’ sales and profit targets
Daimler investors are not too happy with Mercedes-Benz' ambitious sales and profit targets. According to the Detroit News, many investors believe Mercedes' long-term sales and profit targets are impossible to meet ...
Daimler to miss its 2012 profit forecast by €1 billion
Daimler warned on Wednesday that it would miss its profit forecast in 2012 by about 1 billion euros and would not be able to improve profit margins next year as ...
GM looking to cut white-collar jobs in North America
General Motors has reportedly hired a management consultant firm to identify areas to cut an undetermined number of white-collar jobs. According to two people familiar with the matter quoted by Bloomberg, ...
Ford F Series tops list of most profitable cars
Ford's F Series pick-up truck is the world's most profitable model of modern times, according to Bernstein Research in London. Analyst Max Warburton and his team came up with a list ...
Chinese automaker BYD Co. reports profit decrease of 86% YOY
For the firs nine months of 2011, B.Y.D. Co reported a 86% fall in profit compared to last year and for sure isn’t the only car maker affected by diminishing ...

latest automotive news
FIA could ease radio clampdown in Singapore
Sep.18 (GMM/Inautonews.com) The FIA could back down over its newly-imposed radio communications ban. It was the hot topic of controversial ...
Alonso, Vettel fend off seat swap rumour
Sep.18 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel on Thursday batted away the most recent 'silly season' speculation. Earlier this week, ...
Ecclestone takes blame for radio clampdown
Sep.18 (GMM/Inautonews.com) As day turned to night in the floodlit Singapore paddock, the big talking point was the FIA's ...
BMW i8 lapped Hockenheim in 1:15
The BMW i8 has been recently taken out for a spin on the famous Hockenheim track where the model managed ...
Recall roundup: Fiat 500L for airbag problems
Fiat has issued a recall for the 500L vehicles because of a problem with the driver’s knee airbag, which can ...
2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe configurator introduced
Cadillac has introduced the online configurator for the 2015 ATS Coupe, in the United States, where the model in question ...
Volvo XC90 R-Design officially unveiled
Volvo has pulled the wraps off the sportier R-Design version of the new-gen XC90, as the model in question will ...
EXCLUSIVE: Dacia Sandero RS to be sold as a Renault, will not reach Europe
The rumored Dacia Sandero RS has been recently confirmed by the car manufacturer but the model in question will be ...
[VIDEO] See the Mercedes-Benz AMG GT on the Bonneville Salt Flats
Mercedes-Benz has released a new video with the recently unveiled AMG GT, where the sports car is being shown in ...
[VIDEO] Lamborghini Huracan revving
A new video with the recently unveiled Lamborghini Huracan is showing the newest supercar in the company’s lineup while revving ...
Fiat 500X leaked once more
The Fiat 500X has leaked once again ahead of its public debut which will take place next month, during the ...
Ferrari LaFerrari for sale
A brand new Ferrari LaFerrari is currently being offered for sale in Dubai for a whopping 3.4 million USD. If you ...
BMW 518d and 520d get updated
BMW has announced a series of updates for the 518d and for the 520 on its local auto market. The BMW ...
GM recall problems are far from over
Recently, with the number of recalls coming from the No.1 US automaker, insiders hinted the company is ready to put ...
[VIDEO] Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake spied on the Ring
The brand new Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake has been recently taken on to the famous German track the Nurburgring, where ...
US: automakers supporting autonomous and connected advancements at the University of Michigan
Most of the global automakers have embarked into a form of research or development towards the next generation of vehicles: ...
Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat is returning 22 mpg
The recently unveiled Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat is capable of delivering 22 mpg, as the car manufacturer has recently announced. The ...
Opel Adam S unveiled for Paris
The brand new Opel Adam S has been officially unveiled as the model in question will be making its public ...