Price transaction transparency is why TrueCar and others are making fortunes soothing retail buyers’ fears of paying too much for vehicles. Why so many dealers don’t take advantage of the same sort of price information on the wholesale side is hard to understand....More
Last year was the German marque’s best ever in Korea, with sales of 33,066 vehicles, accounting for more than 21% of all new import registrations. Including the Mini brand, the automaker’s share stood at 25%....More
Perodua President and CEO Aminar Rashid Salleh says its funding will help vendors improve operational efficiency by way of technology, cost management and boosting productivity to global standards....More
After announcing its intention to leave Europe by the end of 2015, Chevrolet now wants to liquidate its Spanish dealer network as early as this summer, offering compensation many retailers reject as inadequate....More
Without homegrown automakers that compete on a world stage, how can a nation barely larger than Rhode Island become a world leader in a sector that is struggling to gain a foothold in other mature vehicle markets, such as the U.S.?...More
The Taiwanese government is pushing scooters with cleaner-burning engines that sell for as little as NT$50,000 ($1,659), and a small number of electric scooters can be had for similar money after government subsidies are factored in....More
The EV Taiwan show is being held this week in Taipei, along with three other automotive conferences. Taiwan has 150 companies dedicated to the EV sector manufacturing components such as electric motors, batteries and controls.