2017 AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE CONGRESS

Land Rover Defender will appeal to new generation, design chief says

June 23, 2017 06:01 CET
The launch of the new Land Rover Defender is "not far away," the brand's design boss, Gerry McGovern, said.
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Ford sees LCVs as key to European profit despite Brexit headwinds

June 22, 2017 09:28 CET | UPDATED: June 23 11:55 CET - corrected
A strong sales performance in light commercial vehicles will help Ford be profitable in Europe this year, the automaker's regional boss, Steve Armstrong, said.
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BMW exec says brands need to take more risks

June 22, 2017 11:19 CET
Automakers must be prepared to take more risks to reach digital natives and not shy away from edgy subject matter, BMW marketing executive Hildegard...

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Lamborghini boss uses F1 experience to push brand further

June 22, 2017 06:01 CET
Lamborghini CEO Stefano Domenicali is trying to instill a sense of urgency in the supercar maker that he says helped keep him sharp when he was head...

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Automakers can overcome industry disruptors, Seat president says

June 22, 2017 14:12 CET
Tech companies may have an advantage as innovators in the battle for leadership of the future market for mobility but only automakers have the...

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EVs are 'clearly' the future despite slow start, Renault's Normand says

June 21, 2017 11:36 CET
The global market for electric cars has not grown as fast as Renault expected but EVs are "clearly" the future, the automaker's EV boss, Gilles...

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Toyota knows it needs partners to meet mobility services challenge

June 21, 2017 18:23 CET
Toyota is open to partnerships to counter the challenges posed by new mobility companies such as Uber, Executive Vice President Didier Leroy said.

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Cooperation, customer focus key to mobility services success

June 21, 2017 16:05 CET
Cooperation, customer focus and profitability should be priorities as traditional car companies expand into future mobility services such as...

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Lynk & CO boss says 'brutal' simplicity is key to brand's future

June 21, 2017 15:19 CET
Lynk & CO's boss believes the key for the upstart brand's future success is to be “brutally simple.

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Volvo eyes even tougher sales target

June 21, 2017 18:41 CET
Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson says the automaker has the potential to exceed its goal of selling 800,000 vehicles annually by 2020.

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PSA connectivity boss to speak at industry gathering

June 15, 2017 06:01 CET
PSA Group's connectivity boss, Brigitte Courtehoux, will speak at the Automotive News Europe Congress on June 21 in Barcelona.

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Lynk & CO's Visser to speak at Europe Congress

June 12, 2017 06:01 CET
The head of the new Chinese-owned brand Lynk & CO, that is challenging standard vehicle distribution practice, will speak at the Automotive News...

 
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12:01 am U.S. ET | June 21 2017

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Chinese carmakers declare war on foreign rivals

Yang Jian
7:59 am U.S. ET | June 19 2017

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Until recently, Chinese automakers were widely considered to be cheap, low-quality marques that were ...
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Why VW will not sell Polo in the U.S.


10:36 am U.S. ET | June 16 2017

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VW sees no profit in adding the Polo subcompact to a U.S. lineup dominated by SUVs and sedans. ...
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China's EV market: Something for everybody

Yang Jian
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 16 2017

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VW and Daimler soon will have a strong presence in the mass market for EVs in China. ...
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How engine gurus cope with the EV's rise

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 15 2017

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Engine gurus at powertrain components provider BorgWarner have some interesting views on the rise of electric vehicles. ...
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Would you buy a car from Amazon?

Chris Bryant and Andrea Felsted
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 14 2017

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The automotive retail market is too big for Amazon to ignore. ...
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Data: Gold mine or land mine?

Luca Ciferri
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 4 2017

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Fully autonomous cars are coming and many automakers believe that these highly connected vehicles will offer lucrative returns from data that they hope to sell to tech... ...
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Geely, a winner in China, faces uphill battle establishing itself overseas

Yang Jian
4:01 am U.S. ET | June 2 2017

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Geely has emerged as the largest domestic carmaker in China this year, but despite its worldwide amb ...
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Piech isolated at family gathering

Christiaan Hetzner
7:16 am U.S. ET | May 30 2017

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Ferdinand Piech made what may be the last appearance at his family's holding company that controls a ...
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After Fields, is anyone safe?

Jason Stein
12:01 am U.S. ET | May 29 2017

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Former Ford CEO Mark Fields restored European profits, renegotiated labor agreements and started a movement to the world of mobility. ...
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