Global Expansion

Fiat Chrysler projects major boost in U.S. market share

4:56 pm U.S. ET | May 6, 2014

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles projected that it will have roughly the same 2018 market share in the United States as Ford had last year and that its global sales would grow more than twice as fast as the rest of the industry....
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Bosch sees up to 5% sales growth in 2014 amid strategy shift

April 30, 2014 12:40 CET

Bosch expects sales growth of between 3 percent and 5 percent this year, even as the supplier shifts its focus toward Asian markets and developing Internet-connected sensors....
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BLOG: Autos' enthusiasm for emerging markets hits brakes

2:11 pm U.S. ET | April 15, 2014

Global automakers have jostled to position themselves for growth, particularly in the much-touted BRIC markets -- Brazil, Russia, India and China. But that growth formula has been looking a little less solid lately. Tension with Russia over the annexation of Crimea, with the prospect of stiffer trade sanctions, has rattled automakers' confidence....
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Economists: Global GDP growth on the rise, but BRICs disappoint

11:14 am U.S. ET | April 15, 2014

The global economy will do “fairly well” in the coming years, with the United States economy leading the way, while Europe “has turned a corner,” a leading economist said....
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Beijing Auto looking to acquire a brand in Europe or U.S

April 3, 2014 08:21 CET

Beijing Automotive said it wants to buy a "mid- to high-end brand" in Europe or the United States to boost its global presence and it already has candidates in mind....
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VW seeks to open car plant in Thailand, sources say

April 2, 2014 10:08 CET

VW Group has applied to set up its first car plant in Thailand to help narrow the gap with Toyota in Southeast Asia, people familiar with the matter said. VW sees a "strong market opportunity" in the region CFO Hans Dieter Poetsch said last week....
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