Paris Auto Show http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/70381/more en Chevrolet, Opel Seen Complementing One Another in Global Markets http://wardsauto.com/ar/chevrolet_opel_complementing_101005 <div class="field-byline"> William Diem </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Positioning is highly separated,” say Wayne Brannon, president of Chevrolet Europe, in an interview. “We are not going to blur our image, no more so than Renault and Nissan.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ar/chevrolet_opel_complementing_101005" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/ar/chevrolet_opel_complementing_101005#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe Auto Makers General Motors Opel/Vauxhall Sales & Marketing Paris Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Adam Opel Chevrolet Europe Chevrolet Volt Cruze General Motors Opel Ampera Vauxhall Tue, 05 Oct 2010 13:00:00 +0000 39670 at http://wardsauto.com Peugeot Marks 200th Birthday With Bevy of Offerings in Paris http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/peugeot-marks-200th-birthday-bevy-offerings-paris <div class="field-byline"> William Diem </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The new 508 sedan moves the brand upscale, while the iOn will be Peugeot’s first EV and the 3008Hy4 its first diesel hybrid.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/peugeot-marks-200th-birthday-bevy-offerings-paris" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/peugeot-marks-200th-birthday-bevy-offerings-paris#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe Auto Makers Peugeot Sales & Marketing Future Products Paris Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Tue, 05 Oct 2010 13:00:00 +0000 26767 at http://wardsauto.com Venturi Showcases New Fetish, Specialty Concepts at Paris http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/venturi-showcases-new-fetish-specialty-concepts-paris <div class="field-byline"> William Diem </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Venturi sold 10 units of the previous-gen Fetish, introduced in 2002. For the new car, priced at €300,000, the auto maker expects to build 10 a year, with the first to be delivered next September.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/venturi-showcases-new-fetish-specialty-concepts-paris" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/venturi-showcases-new-fetish-specialty-concepts-paris#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe Auto Makers Tesla Sales & Marketing Future Products Paris Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Mon, 04 Oct 2010 17:31:00 +0000 24902 at http://wardsauto.com EVs Draw Lion’s Share of Limelight at Renault’s Paris Show Stand http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/evs-draw-lion-s-share-limelight-renault-s-paris-show-stand <div class="field-byline"> William Diem </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Although the Latitude is the new production car shown, the heroes of Renault’s press conference were two electric models, the Zoe Preview and DeZir concept.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/evs-draw-lion-s-share-limelight-renault-s-paris-show-stand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/evs-draw-lion-s-share-limelight-renault-s-paris-show-stand#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe Auto Makers Renault Samsung Future Products Li-ion Paris Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Carlos Ghosn lithium-ion batteries Renault Twizy Zoe Mon, 04 Oct 2010 16:56:00 +0000 9688 at http://wardsauto.com Hyundai’s Entry-Level Pricing Drawing Bigger Slice of European Market http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/hyundai-s-entry-level-pricing-drawing-bigger-slice-european-market <div class="field-byline"> William Diem </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The brand has increased its market share from 2.4% to 2.6% since the start of 2010, and the Korean auto maker expects to increase that to 2.8% by year’s end.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/hyundai-s-entry-level-pricing-drawing-bigger-slice-european-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/hyundai-s-entry-level-pricing-drawing-bigger-slice-european-market#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe Auto Makers Hyundai Sales & Marketing Paris Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Chung Mong-koo Hyundai Mon, 04 Oct 2010 16:18:00 +0000 14799 at http://wardsauto.com Citroen Show Cars Offer Style, New Technology http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/citroen-show-cars-offer-style-new-technology <div class="field-byline"> William Diem </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Creative Technology,” the slogan Citroen adopted in early 2009, drives all the product decisions at the brand. The C4, for example, has a blind-spot detection system and a customizable instrument panel.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/citroen-show-cars-offer-style-new-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/citroen-show-cars-offer-style-new-technology#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe PSA Materials Paris Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Frederic Banzet PSA Peugeot Citroen Mon, 04 Oct 2010 15:59:00 +0000 28446 at http://wardsauto.com Government, Ghosn at Odds on What Renault Owes France http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/government-ghosn-odds-what-renault-owes-france <div class="field-byline"> William Diem </div> <div class="node-body article-body">CEO Carlos Ghosn says Renault must be strong and healthy and, therefore, must seek growth in international markets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/government-ghosn-odds-what-renault-owes-france" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/government-ghosn-odds-what-renault-owes-france#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Plants & Production Politics Europe Europe Auto Makers Citroen Peugeot PSA Renault Plants & Production Politics Paris Auto Show Carlos Ghosn Renault Mon, 04 Oct 2010 15:12:00 +0000 22117 at http://wardsauto.com Opel Ampera EV Interest Surges http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/opel-ampera-ev-interest-surges <div class="field-byline"> Eric Mayne </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“There’s not a market that doesn’t want it,” Opel CEO Nick Reilly says of the Ampera. “It’s a nice position to be in.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/opel-ampera-ev-interest-surges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/opel-ampera-ev-interest-surges#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Politics Sales & Marketing Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe Auto Makers General Motors Opel/Vauxhall Politics Sales & Marketing Paris Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Chevrolet Volt gm Opel Opel Ampera Fri, 01 Oct 2010 14:33:00 +0000 17027 at http://wardsauto.com Opel ‘Way Past’ Crisis, CEO Says http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/opel-way-past-crisis-ceo-says <div class="field-byline"> Eric Mayne </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Labor concessions negotiated to rejuvenate the company portend savings of €265 million annually. They help promise a capacity-utilization boost to 110%.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/opel-way-past-crisis-ceo-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/opel-way-past-crisis-ceo-says#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe Auto Makers Buick General Motors Magna Opel/Vauxhall Management & Strategy Paris Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Buick Regal gm Magna Opel Fri, 01 Oct 2010 14:18:00 +0000 3723 at http://wardsauto.com Asians Go Green in Paris http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/asians-go-green-paris <div class="field-byline"> Christie Schweinsberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Japanese and Korean manufacturers unveil hybrid- and battery-electric vehicles at the Paris auto show.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/asians-go-green-paris" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/asians-go-green-paris#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe Auto Makers Toyota Paris Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Toyota Thu, 30 Sep 2010 20:52:00 +0000 37065 at http://wardsauto.com