Western automakers watch nervously as Russian market stalls

Aug. 5, 2013 06:01 CET

Global automakers are nervously monitoring Russia's car market as a sales slide threatens billions of euros committed to increase manufacturing capacity in the country.... Read More »

Renault first-half deliveries fall 1.9% on Europe

July 12, 2013 11:34 CET

Renault's first-half vehicle sales fell 1.9% as a contraction in Europe's car market weighed down increases abroad. A 17% rise in Dacia volume was a bright spot for the automaker.... Read More »

Dacia completes EU rollout with Denmark sales start

June 19, 2013 06:01 CET

Dacia has started selling its Lodgy minivan in Denmark, the latest western European market for Renault's no-frills brand that was originally created for developing markets. The expansion into Denmark marks the completion of Dacia's rollout in the EU.... Read More »


Dacia benefits from downsizing trend in Europe

June 12, 2013 17:00 CET

Dacia is the symbol of a new consumer trend for affordable cars in austerity-hit Europe, said Arnaud Deboeuf, Renault's entry-program director.... Read More »


Chevrolet slumps in Europe

June 10, 2013 06:01 CET

Chevrolet -- General Motors' best-selling brand globally -- is falling further behind rivals in Europe as the region's buyers turn their backs on the marque's aging product lineup. Steep declines of Chevy's best-selling models in Europe pushed down the brand's sales in the region by 33 percent to 45,706 in a total market down 7 percent, according to industry body ACEA. Chevy's market share was 1.1 percent, down from 1.5 percent during the same period last year.... Read More »

Renault's Dacia will not get a minicar, Tavares says

May 31, 2013 06:01 CET

Renault's Dacia will not join Europe's minicar segment, the automaker's Chief Operating Officer Carlos Tavares said. The segment is gaining in importance as the economy slumps.... Read More »

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