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Healthy Europe Forecasts Under Pressure; Some Now Negative

Healthy Europe Forecasts Under Pressure; Some Now Negative. ACEA Sees 1 Per Cent Growth Only, Seeks E.U. CO2 Mitigation. Used Car Weakness About To Undermine Market, Bank Says. “We must therefore maximise efforts to safeguard our industry’s competitiveness” – Tavares Forecasts for European car sales this year are being hurriedly cut back, and the consensus […]

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Dyson Reportedly Edges Closer To Electric Vehicle Decision

Dyson Reportedly Edges Closer To Electric Vehicle Decision. “the initial Dyson electric car project will be to produce under 10,000 vehicles, probably using lithium ion batteries. This will be followed by two vehicles using solid state batteries” Dyson, the British vacuum cleaner maker which plans a $2.7 billion investment to make electric cars, has decided […]

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Tesla Finances Reassure Investors, Leave Commentators Cold

Tesla Finances Reassure Investors, Leave Commentators Cold. “We remain extremely concerned about competitive pressure in EVs and AVs from the world’s largest tech firms” Initial reaction to Tesla Inc’s latest financial report was mixed, with investment bankers willing to give the electric car maker the benefit of the doubt, while media commentators were more scathing. […]

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Porsche Doubling Spending On Electrification

Porsche Doubling Spending On Electrification. “Alongside development of our models with combustion engines, we are setting an important course for the future with this decision” STUTTGART, Germany Porsche, the luxury sports car and SUV maker owned by Volkswagen, said it is doubling investment in electromobility to more than 6 billion euros ($7.5 billion) by 2022, […]

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Investors Expect Ferrari To Meet Its Challenging Profit Target

Investors Expect Ferrari To Meet Its Challenging Profit Target. “Ferrari’s guide for a doubling of profit by 2022 will require impeccable execution” Ferrari, the Italian luxury sports car maker, delighted investors with its prediction profit will double by 2022 as it reported earnings for 2017 way ahead of its current plan. Ferrari, spun-off from Fiat […]

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Mercedes Expects Strong Profits

Mercedes Expects Strong Profits. But Storm Clouds Gather Including Diesel Threat. Daimler, which owns Mercedes-Benz cars, was hugely profitable again last year and expects to perform at least as well in 2018, but investors are worrying that the strength of the euro might knock it off course, while ongoing spending on new technology won’t necessarily […]

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JLR Returns To Stability But Big Problems Loom

JLR Returns To Stability But Big Problems Loom. “After the last few quarters of earnings volatility we suspect investors will welcome the lack of drama” Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has been making investors nervous with surprise news from its financial statements, but the latest news was more reassuring.  “Dull will do just fine,” said Bernstein […]

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Seat Arona WintonsWorld review 2018

SEAT Arona FR 1.0 TSI 115 DSG review

SEAT Arona FR 1.0 TSI 115 DSG review. For – well priced, impressive quality, VW engineering. Against – no 4×4 option, looks don’t quite work. Rating *** out of 5 £20,975 (start at £16,555) Competition – Nissan Juke, Renault Captur, Peugeot 2008, Citroen C3 Aircross, Vauxhall-Opel Mokka, Ford EcoSport, Mitsubishi ASX, Suzuki Vitara*, Fiat 500X, Dacia […]

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