Urban mobility takes shape with Italdesign and Airbus’ Pop.Up. During the 87th Geneva International Motor Show, Italdesign and Airbus world-premiered Pop.Up, the first modular, fully electric, zero emission concept vehicle system designed to relieve traffic congestion in crowded megacities. Pop.Up envisages a modular system for multi-modal transportation that makes full use of both ground and […]
Urban mobility takes shape with Italdesign and Airbus’ Pop.Up. During the 87th Geneva International Motor Show, ...
General Motors’ Europe Pullout Rocks Big Car Show. “Look at where the growth is in the ...
Supercar Headliners in Geneva Underline Useful Car Paucity. Have The PC Police Stopped Sex Selling Cars? ...
Geneva Car Show Lacks Notable Mainstream Launches. But Take-over Turmoil, Election Threat Will Add Tension. A ...
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PSA “Wins” Battle To Buy GM’s Opel-Vauxhall. But GM Pleased To Have Dumped Chronic Loss-Maker. Can PSA Make The Merger Work? “is it possible to create one competitive firm out of two relatively weak ones” Both sides of the Peugeot/Opel Vauxhall merger were smiling after the news broke, but it will probably take years before […]
General Motors’ Europe Pullout Rocks Big Car Show. “Look at where the growth is in the world and it’s no longer Europe” GENEVA, Switzerland – Not even gleaming, sexy new machines from Ferrari, Lamborghini and Porsche could switch the spotlight at the annual car show from the fall-out from General Motors’ decision to sell its […]
Shareholders Will Be Cheering As GM Dumps Opel-Vauxhall. “We’re confident that the Opel-Vauxhall turnaround will significantly accelerate with our support” General Motors shareholders might well be dancing in the streets today after news that it has finally managed to dump its chronic, perpetually loss-making European operations on France’s PSA Group. GM’s Opel-Vauxhall brands have lost […]
If France’s PSA Takes Over Opel-Vauxhall, Impact “Seismic”. “A successful integration is reliant on deep restructuring and industrial synergies” France’s PSA Group is said to be close to buying General Motors Opel-Vauxhall subsidiary, a move that would send tremors through the European industry and pressurize market leader Volkswagen. PSA has reportedly scheduled a press conference […]
Finally In Geneva, A Flying Car Which Might Work. GENEVA, Switzerland – The flying car has been just about to happen ever since the Wright brothers first took to the air, but it has never really been more than a circus act. Flying cars were possible technically but were always too expensive and not suited […]
Battery Cars For Masses Fail To Show In Geneva. “We believe the market under appreciates the speed of the tipping point to battery electric vehicles” GENEVA, Switzerland – Visitors to the annual car show might wonder where all the new electric cars are hiding, but they can save their energy; there aren’t any, at least […]
BMW Investors Unhappy With Lower Profit Trend. Leasing Business Troubles Some, But Not All. BMW shares dived 4.4 per cent after news its profit margin fell to 8.9 per cent in 2016 from 9.2 per cent the year earlier, hit by the high costs of launching the new 5 series, and worries about its leasing […]
VW Expects Higher Earnings, Sales In 2017. Mueller Excites Investors, Briefly Appearing To Signal FCA Interest. Volkswagen forecast higher sales and earnings this year at its annual presentation of 2016’s financial performance, but analysts left unhappy at the amount of detail on offer. VW had already reported its headline numbers for 2016, which represented a […]
U.S. Car Market Weakening But Still Close To Highs. Ticking Leasing Time Bomb Worries Analysts. The U.S. car market continues to perform close to records, but sales are expected to decline a bit as discounting accelerates, and worries about leasing mount, with one investment banker warning about the possibility of a big shock to the […]
Supercar Headliners in Geneva Underline Useful Car Paucity. Have The PC Police Stopped Sex Selling Cars? “Hands-down winner of the ugliest car award was the Mercedes-Maybach G650 Landaulet SUV” “a little bit of help from a greyhound named Brada” GENEVA, Switzerland – The fact Ferrari, Aston Martin, McLaren and Porsche made the headlines at the […]
Turbulence Close To The Surface In Europe Ahead Of Geneva. “Overall, geopolitical uncertainty is increasing around the Globe, not just in Europe. However, the need for mobility of humans is not going to change” The annual Geneva Car Show, which opens to the public next week, would usually induce a spring to the step of […]
Geneva Car Show Lacks Notable Mainstream Launches. But Take-over Turmoil, Election Threat Will Add Tension. A lack of exciting new mainstream cars means the annual Geneva Car Show will be a lacklustre affair this year, but corporate developments might liven things up a bit as PSA seeks to clinch the takeover of Opel Vauxhall. Automotive […]