Registrations http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53344/more en January 7.1% Sales Gain Reflects West Europe Auto Comeback http://wardsauto.com/january-71-sales-gain-reflects-west-europe-auto-comeback <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Falling oil prices and rising consumer confidence, particularly in Spain and other southern markets, were key factors in January's increase.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/january-71-sales-gain-reflects-west-europe-auto-comeback" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Europe - Regional Registrations Sales Results Thu, 05 Feb 2015 10:28:00 +0000 1218481 at http://wardsauto.com Germany's January Sales Gain Reflects European Recovery http://wardsauto.com/germanys-january-sales-gain-reflects-european-recovery <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Car registrations in Germany rose 2.5% year-over-year in January, while Spain, France and Italy also saw growth in the month.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/germanys-january-sales-gain-reflects-european-recovery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Europe - Regional Germany Registrations Tue, 03 Feb 2015 11:40:00 +0000 1215931 at http://wardsauto.com French cars sales turn positive as foreign brands gain ground http://wardsauto.com/french-cars-sales-turn-positive-foreign-brands-gain-ground <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The CCFA automakers association says January's 5.9% rise in registrations ended a 3-month slide, but foreign brands including Volkswagen, Toyota and Nissan outsold PSA, up 2.6%, and Renault, down 3.3%.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/french-cars-sales-turn-positive-foreign-brands-gain-ground" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe France Registrations Mon, 02 Feb 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1214901 at http://wardsauto.com U.K. Charging Network Sees 1 Millionth Juice Refill http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/uk-charging-network-sees-1-millionth-juice-refill <div class="node-body article-body">The rapid growth in EV charging is supported by figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, which show the number of plug-in cars registered in the U.K. quadrupled from 3,586 in 2013 to 14,498 last year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/uk-charging-network-sees-1-millionth-juice-refill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/uk-charging-network-sees-1-millionth-juice-refill#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Vehicles & Technology United Kingdom Auto Makers Charging Registrations Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) Vehicles in Operation Fri, 23 Jan 2015 09:30:00 +0000 1204861 at http://wardsauto.com <p>Business surging for charger manufacturer.</p> New Zealand Closing In on Record Year for LV Sales http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/new-zealand-closing-record-year-lv-sales <div class="node-body article-body">Industry data shows with one month of 2014 left, more new commercial vehicles have been sold year-to-date than in any previous year. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/new-zealand-closing-record-year-lv-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/new-zealand-closing-record-year-lv-sales#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific New Zealand Ford Holden Toyota Registrations Sales Results Tue, 02 Dec 2014 19:46:00 +0000 1170031 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Toyota&rsquo;s market-leading lineup includes Avensis wagon.</strong></p> French November Car Registrations Down 2.3% http://wardsauto.com/french-november-car-registrations-down-23 <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Last month's decline reflected France's struggle to keep pace with a broader recovery of the European car market. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/french-november-car-registrations-down-23" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe France Registrations Mon, 01 Dec 2014 08:00:00 +0000 1168591 at http://wardsauto.com Polish New-Car Sales Rise Again in October http://wardsauto.com/polish-new-car-sales-rise-again-october <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Sales in Central and Eastern Europe's largest economy increased 10.6% in October from like-2013, raising the year-to-date improvement 7.6%. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/polish-new-car-sales-rise-again-october" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Poland Registrations Sales Results Wed, 05 Nov 2014 11:56:00 +0000 1152191 at http://wardsauto.com Hyundai Set Sights on Style in New-Generation i20 http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/hyundai-set-sights-style-new-generation-i20 <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Paris Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Renderings released by the European Design Studio show the i20 shedding its conservative design in favor of a more sporty, sophisticated look.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/hyundai-set-sights-style-new-generation-i20" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/hyundai-set-sights-style-new-generation-i20#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Czech Republic South Korea Turkey Hyundai 2014 Paris Auto Show Capacity Utilization Exterior Product Development Registrations Tue, 12 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 1082851 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>New i20 suggests aggressive stance of bigger Genesis sibling.</strong></p> Consultancy Sees Western Europe Auto Market Rebounding http://wardsauto.com/consultancy-sees-western-europe-auto-market-rebounding <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">LMC Automotive cites industry data showing registrations in the region rose 5% in July, putting it on course for full-year growth of 5%.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/consultancy-sees-western-europe-auto-market-rebounding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Europe - Regional Registrations Sales Results Wed, 06 Aug 2014 10:49:00 +0000 1078541 at http://wardsauto.com Irish Light-Vehicle Sales Post Solid First-Half Gains http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/irish-light-vehicle-sales-post-solid-first-half-gains <div class="node-body article-body">The industry’s prediction it would see its best July since 2008 was borne out Tuesday, when 4,264 new cars were registered on the first day of the new “142” registration plate. The total was more than double the 1,924 cars registered July 1, 2013.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/irish-light-vehicle-sales-post-solid-first-half-gains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/irish-light-vehicle-sales-post-solid-first-half-gains#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Ireland Ford Nissan Toyota Volkswagen Registrations Sales Results Wed, 02 Jul 2014 19:00:00 +0000 1052781 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Golf, country&rsquo;s top seller in 2013, No.1 halfway through 2014.</strong></p>