Czech Republic

Hyundai Mobis plans headlight factory in Czech Republic, report says

June 25, 2014 13:43 CET
Hyundai Mobis wants to build a factory to produce headlights in the Czech Republic where parent Hyundai Motor has a car plant, a report said....
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Czech car sales up 20% in March on economy gains

April 4, 2014 12:44 CET
Czech new-car registrations increased 20 percent in March and grew 18 percent in the first quarter to 42,993 cars, the country's car importers association said. The Czech economy is rebounding after a record long recession....
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Skoda unions, management agree 2% wage rise

March 28, 2014 16:15 CET
Unions and management at Skoda have agreed a wage deal for the next 12 months that will see workers receive a 2 percent rise in wages and a one-off payment....
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VW's Seat brand will add SUV in 2016

March 26, 2014 13:27 CET
Volkswagen Group will add a compact SUV to its Seat division's lineup in 2016 to win new customers and accelerate a turnaround at VW's only unprofitable unit....
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Porsche founder's legacy hits Nazi past in Czech hometown

Feb. 28, 2014 06:01 CET
Ferdinand Porsche created the first hybrid more than 100 years ago and designed the original Volkswagen Beetle. Those achievements haven't counted for much in his hometown....
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Porsche founder's legacy hits Nazi past in Czech hometown

9:15 am U.S. ET | Feb. 27, 2014
Ferdinand Porsche created the first hybrid more than 100 years ago and designed the original Volkswagen Beetle. Those achievements haven't counted for much in his hometown....
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Porsche founder's legacy hits Nazi past in Czech hometown

Feb. 27, 2014 15:15 CET
Ferdinand Porsche created the first hybrid more than 100 years ago and designed the original Volkswagen Beetle. Those achievements haven't counted for much in his hometown....
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Hyundai challenges Skoda for Czech crown in key European test

Dec. 27, 2013 06:01 CET
The Czech Republic has emerged as a key battleground between Hyundai and Skoda for cost-conscious consumers across Europe. It's a test of Hyundai's ability to challenge an entrenched local player as it tries to boost Europewide market share to 5 percent later this decade from 3.4 percent now....
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Hyundai challenges VW's Skoda for Czech crown in key European test

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 27, 2013
The Czech Republic has emerged as a key battleground between Hyundai and Skoda for cost-conscious consumers across Europe. It's a test of the Hyundai's ability to challenge an entrenched local player as it tries to boost Europe-wide market share to 5 percent later this decade from 3.4 percent now....
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M-B's Steve Cannon likes to step out some

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 7, 2013
Steve Cannon, CEO of Mercedes-Benz USA and West Point graduate, was an Army Ranger patrolling the Czech-West German border when the Iron Curtain fell in 1989....
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Hyundai's Czech plant sees output at full capacity despite downturn

Oct. 4, 2013 09:50 CET
Hyundai plans to build 300,000 cars this year at its plant in the Czech Republic and keep production at full capacity in the coming years....
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PSA will continue building minicars with Toyota, report says

Sept. 20, 2013 10:42 CET
PSA/Peugeot-Citroen will continue to collaborate with Toyota in the minicar segment, PSA chief Philippe Varin said, ending speculation that PSA's tie-up with General Motors had put the cooperation at risk....
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