Spain

Scrappage program helps to boost Spain car sales 15%

Aug. 1, 2013 13:01 CET
Spanish car sales increased 15 percent in July, boosted by a government scrappage scheme for the purchase of new vehicles.... Read More »

 

Spain will extend car scrappage scheme

July 19, 2013 15:39 CET
The Spanish government will extend a scrappage scheme that subsidizes purchases of new cars. The subsidies have tempered the fall in sales in the recession-hit country... Read More »

 

GM will add Mokka production in Spain

July 10, 2013 15:20 CET
General Motors will transfer some production of the Opel/Vauxhall Mokka to Spain from Korea in a move that will help GM's struggling European operations.... Read More »

 

Sales declines slowed in Italy, Spain and France in June

July 2, 2013 10:00 CET
The decline in Italian, Spanish and French car sales slowed in June, raising hopes that the bottom of the slump in the crisis-hit European market could be close. The region's car market is nearing a two-decade low after five continuous years of contraction.... Read More »

 

GM mulls moving Opel Mokka production to Spain from Korea, report says

June 11, 2013 09:03 CET
General Motors is considering moving part of the current production of the Opel Mokka to Spain from Korea, a German newspaper reported, citing sources within the U.S. carmaker. Opel said earlier this year that it plans to build the next-generation Mokka in Europe and not in Korea.... Read More »

 

Car sales declines in France, Italy and Spain dampen recovery hopes

June 3, 2013 20:54 CET
French, Italian and Spanish car sales fell in May, bringing the European market closer to a two-decade low and dampening hopes for any recovery in 2013.... Read More »

 

Falling fleet sales drag down Spain's car sales in May

June 3, 2013 13:12 CET
Spanish car sales fell 2.6 percent in May, reversing a rise of 11 percent in April.... Read More »

 

BMW will recruit trainees from Spain's pool of young jobless

May 30, 2013 06:01 CET
BMW is planning to recruit unemployed young Spaniards to work in Germany in a program that could be expanded to Italy or Greece... Read More »

 

Ford aid from Spain probed by EU antitrust regulators

May 15, 2013 12:19 CET
European Union antitrust regulators will investigate whether a 25.2 million euro ($32.71 million) grant given by Spanish authorities to Ford's factory in Valencia breached EU state aid rules.... Read More »

 

Sales rebate helps to boost Spanish new-car sales

May 3, 2013 12:28 CET
Spanish car sales rose 11 percent in April, boosted by a calendar effect and a sales rebate program.... Read More »

 

GUIDO REINKING

Will VW give new Seat boss time to succeed?

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 26, 2013
Juergen Stackmann, new boss of VW's Seat brand, must discover what the ailing brand really stands for.... Read More »

 

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