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SUVs will shake up ultraluxury sales

Nov. 17, 2018 06:01 CET

Ultraluxury automakers including Ferrari and Aston Martin are gambling they can keep their exclusivity while increasing production and breaking into new market segments such as SUVs.
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LCVs poised to gain from electric push, but costs, range remain risks
Nov. 4, 2018 06:01 CET

Automakers are expanding their lineups of electrified light commercial vehicles as lawmakers impose tougher emissions rules but established companies face competition fro ...

 

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New arrivals from Volvo, Jaguar, BMW propel premium compact SUV sector
Oct. 9, 2018 09:58 CET

Europe's premium compact SUV category is experiencing a breakthrough year in terms of sales as new models from Volvo, Jaguar and BMW help drive customers into the segment ...

 




 
AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE MONTHLY MAGAZINE

How high-end SUVs are shaking up ultraluxury sales

Nov. 17, 2018 06:01 CET
Ultraluxury automakers including Ferrari, Rolls-Royce and Aston Martin are gambling they can keep their exclusivity while increasing production and breaking into new market segments such as SUVs.

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE MONTHLY MAGAZINE

LCVs poised to gain from electric push, but costs, range remain risks

Nov. 4, 2018 06:01 CET
Automakers are expanding their lineups of electrified light commercial vehicles as lawmakers impose tougher emissions rules but established companies face competition from new players.

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New arrivals from Volvo, Jaguar, BMW propel premium compact SUV sector

Oct. 9, 2018 09:58 CET
Europe's premium compact SUV category is experiencing a breakthrough year in terms of sales as new models from Volvo, Jaguar and BMW help drive customers into the segment.

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Europe's crossover craze drives market gains

Sept. 15, 2018 06:01 CET
SUVs and crossovers accounted for one-third of European sales through June for the first time. Their volume increased by almost 20 percent in a market that was up by just 2.5 percent. Only three non-SUV segments grew during the first six months.

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Peugeot, Toyota commit to midsize sector despite slump

Aug. 11, 2018 06:01 CET
Peugeot and Toyota are the latest automakers to commit to Europe's volume midsize segment despite customers moving to SUVs, while Ford, once a dominant player, is not commenting on whether it will replace its Mondeo.

European electric-car sales growth slowed in first half

July 17, 2018 16:00 CET
Sales growth of electric cars slowed across the EU's major markets during the first half because of limited driving ranges and a patchy charging network.

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CNG car sales set to rise on tougher emissions rules

June 30, 2018 06:01 CET
European demand for cars powered by compressed natural gas has shown signs of life after a half-decade slump. VW Group was the main driver of the 60 percent increase in CNG registrations in Europe in the first quarter.

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Europe's small SUV sales projected to 'grow like crazy'

June 16, 2018 06:01 CET
European sales of small SUVs are poised to surge beyond the segment's typically strong growth, as new models persuade consumers to switch from traditional hatchbacks at a faster rate.

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Premium automakers add drivetrains, body styles to stabilize midsize sales

May 10, 2018 06:01 CET
Europe's premium automakers are diversifying drivetrain and body style choices in the core midsize segment to keep customers engaged as buyers increasingly opt for SUVs.

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Europe's automakers invest in sedans despite SUV surge

April 19, 2018 06:01 CET
Automakers in Europe are continuing to invest in sedans even though the body style has been losing customers to SUVs and crossovers.

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Hyundai, Seat add body styles to spice up key sector

April 10, 2018 06:01 CET
Automakers such as Hyundai, Ford, Kia and Seat are experimenting with new compact-car body styles in a bid to slow the steady sales decline in Europe's second-largest segment.

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Audi, BMW forecast to give key SUV sector a lift with new flagships

March 9, 2018 12:25 CET
A two-year slump in the demand for premium large SUVs in Europe is expected to end in 2019 as BMW and Audi launch new flagships and Mercedes replaces key models.

Tesla Model S outsells German luxury flagships in Europe

Feb. 20, 2018 06:01 CET
Germany's premium brands are under pressure to accelerate their plans for electric cars after Tesla's Model S outsold the luxury flagships of Mercedes, BMW and Audi in Europe.

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Europe's luxury compact car segment forecast to decline for second year

Feb. 18, 2018 06:01 CET
Aging models such as the BMW 1 series and Audi A3 as well as the continued rise of SUV alternatives will cause sales in Europe's compact premium segment to fall for a second consecutive year, according to market forecasters.

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Europe's EV sales expected to top 200,000 this year

Jan. 12, 2018 06:01 CET
Sales of full-electric cars are set to surge to 200,000 this year, helped by the arrival of the new Nissan Leaf and the start of a wave of premium European EVs designed to challenge Tesla's dominance.

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VW, Peugeot, Seat propel compact SUV sector toward new record

Dec. 10, 2017 06:01 CET
Strong demand for new entries from VW, Peugeot and Seat helped to increase European sales in the compact SUV segment by more than a quarter.

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Premium midsize SUVs overtake sedans, wagons in key European segment

Nov. 18, 2017 06:15 CET
Last year for the first time premium SUV models such as the Volvo XC60, Audi Q5 and BMW X3 were more popular in Europe than sedan and wagon versions of the Mercedes E class and BMW 5 series.

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Renault, Mercedes, Fiat give new life to pickup segment

Nov. 5, 2017 06:01 CET
Renault, Fiat, Mercedes, and soon PSA, are all launching pickup trucks to take on market leader Ford in a sector that has been, until recently, virtually ignored by European automakers.

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Automakers add more tech to subcompact cars to boost margins

Oct. 16, 2017 06:01 CET
New models, increased technology and a strong focus on personalization are helping volume automakers such as VW, Ford and Nissan boost sales and improve their bottom lines by selling more expensive versions of their subcompacts, data shows.

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Small SUVs in focus as Citroen, Hyundai, Kia and Seat ready challengers

Sept. 9, 2017 06:01 CET
Europe's small SUV segment is about to get a lot more crowded as automakers including VW, Hyundai, Kia, Citroen and Seat unveil new challengers in a booming sector that is forecast to almost double to 2.2 million sales in 2021 from 1.16 million last year.

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EVs are Europe's fastest growing segment

Sept. 8, 2017 06:01 CET
The EV segment was Europe's fastest growing sector in the first half as sales jumped 56 percent. This was helped by a 10,000-unit boost provided by the recently launched Hyundai Ioniq.

 
Why horsepower needs to be retired

Christiaan Hetzner
12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 7 2018

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With the mass-market introduction of electric vehicles it is time to think less of horsepower and mo ...
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VW distances itself from IPO speculation

Christiaan Hetzner
6:07 am U.S. ET | Oct. 31 2018

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VW has backed away from recent speculation sparked by its Porsche brand that the group might spin-of ...
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Daimler loses complicated, costly refrigerant battle

Christiaan Hetzner
3:00 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 19 2018

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Daimler's profit warning, its second this year, brought back an old issue many might have forgotten: ...
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Why Porsche's CFO calls Germany's digital infrastructure a 'catastrophe'

Christiaan Hetzner
12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 19 2018

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Porsche's CFO and IT boss says that Germany's digital infrastructure "is an absolute catastrophe" th ...
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Will Jaguar go EV-only?

Jay Ramey
12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 17 2018

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Under a strategy being considered by company leaders, the British luxury marque would replace its conventional vehicles with battery-electric models over the next five to... ...
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German automakers' opposition to CO2 goal may backfire

Christiaan Hetzner
4:03 am U.S. ET | Oct. 11 2018

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German-led efforts to water down calls for a 40 percent cut in new-car CO2 emissions by 2030 may hav ...
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Daimler should consider Porsche exec as next finance chief

Christiaan Hetzner
8:29 am U.S. ET | Oct. 9 2018

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Lutz Meschke, Porsche's finance chief has done a remarkable job at the automaker, ensuring double-di ...
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How women are tackling the industry's glass ceiling

Peter Sigal
7:28 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5 2018

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To say that the automotive industry is male-dominated is an understatement. ...
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Why China is by far the world's largest market for full-electric cars

Luca Ciferri
12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5 2018

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China is the largest market for EVs in the world after finding the simple formula for success: Combi ...
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