PSA will offer electric Peugeot Boxer, Citroen Jumper vans
Skoda narrows choice for new European car plant
VW brand to cut up to 7,000 jobs
Škoda made a strong start to the second half of the year, delivering 99,700 vehicles to customers worldwide in July, and exceeding last year’s car deliveries by 14.6%. Alongside Europe (+15.7%), ŠKODA made considerable gains in Russia (+24.7%), China (+13.9%) and India (+12.7%).
Manufacturers ranging from Renault to Mercedes-Benz maker Daimler are on the hook for total fines in excess of 14 billion euros ($16 billion), should they fail to comply with tighter emission regulation phased in from 2020, an analysis by IHS Markit shows.
Five tourist areas currently introduced driving bans due to poor air quality: Paris, Strasbourg, Lyon, Annecy and Isère (Alpine region, Grenoble). In these zones, cars without the Crit’Air environmental badge and with Crit’Air Class 5 – and in some cases Class 4 – are no longer allowed to drive.
ŠKODA AUTO has awarded its international marketing communication account to a collaboration between the agencies OPTIMIST and thjnk. They entered the competitive tender process together and were convincing with their pitch.
BMW is investing 1 billion euros ($1.17 billion) in a new assembly plant in Hungary, its first factory in Europe in nearly two decades as the automaker strengthens its European footprint amid growing protectionism.
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