The distributor sold 37,575 vehicles this year through June, up 16.6% from like-2012, while the Russian market was down 5.8% overall. A target of 150,000 units for 2015 could mean adding local assembly of a B- or C-car....More
Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn and Adam Opel executives have predicted electric vehicles will have a 10% share of the European market by 2020. Last year, they accounted for 0.09% of Western Europe new-car deliveries....More
A stable local economy, positive consumer sentiment and the launch or facelift of 25 to 30 new models are expected to boost Indonesia’s 2012 sales 6.5% to 948,500 units, with an outside chance at 1 million deliveries....More
“We’re doing everything possible to bring down costs, including making greater use of imported components. But without changing our model mix, we can’t make profits through exports,” Mitsubishi’s president says....More
For the 23rd year in a row, top powertrain engineers from around the world gathered to celebrate the winners of the Wards 10 Best Engines competition. Trophies were awarded at a ceremony in Detroit during the North American International Auto Show.
We call out vehicles with problematic fit-and-finish, materials, ergonomics or unfortunate design choices. Each of these items resulted in points deducted as WardsAuto editors selected the 2016 Wards 10 Best Interiors.