Opel plans an electric version of its new Karl minicar, a German magazine reported. The Karl EV could go on sale by the end of 2018, Autobild said. The battery powered hatchback will have a range of approximately 150km on a single charge.
Hyundai Motor’s fourth-quarter profit fell 19 percent after the weaker yen and ruble eroded overseas earnings. Net income declined to 1.66 trillion won in the quarter from 2.06 trillion won a year earlier.
Top Hotel Praha hosted the closing ceremony of Czech Car of the Year 2015 survey on Wednesday, Januray21. In a thrilling recount, Škoda Fabia surpassed second Volkswagen Passat and became the overall winner for this year.
Renault delivered 3 percent more vehicles globally last year as strong European sales of cars such as the Renault Captur and no-frills Dacia Sandero helped offset falling demand in Russia and South America.
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