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GM unveils its restructuring plan

GM unveils its restructuring plan

GM has announced its plan to close four factories and maybe lay off 10,000 people in an attempt to restructure its business. The American carmaker has decided to go bold to restructure its business as quick as possible and adapt to the growing demands for more fuel efficient vehicles. The carmaker will close four factories [...]

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Future BMW X1 SUV to be produced in Germany

Future BMW X1 SUV to be produced in Germany

BMW has announced it will build the future X1 in Germany. Building models in regions where they sell the most is part of the ambitious plan BMW is readying to increase its profit margin. The carmaker doesn’t expect its small SUV to be a top-seller on the American market, so its production won’t be moved [...]

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Mercedes moves into its new design studio

Mercedes moves into its new design studio

Mercedes has strong ambition on the American market and its recent acquisition of the Chrysler Pacifica Advanced Product Design Center proves that carmaker isn’t ready to leave the market to Lexus, Audi or even Hyundai. The former Chrysler design center will enable the carmaker to increase its current design capacity in the US With three [...]

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Mercedes-Benz sells 300,000th new C-Class

Mercedes-Benz sells 300,000th new C-Class

The 300,000th C-Class has rolled off the production line since it has been launched on the market. More than 300,000 people have acquired a new C-Class Mercedes. Internally known as 204 Series, the family saloon and estate are a major success for the German carmaker which suffered from the comparison with the inevitable rival BMW [...]

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New British Sportscar to be unveiled on June 9th

New British Sportscar to be unveiled on June 9th

A small British carmaker Breckland will unveil an all-new sports car, called Beira, at the London’s Canary Wharf motor show. The future model tries to reinvent what British small carmakers are doing for years, building a sports car based on high-volume models. The Beira is a hand-built, two-seat roadster with unique styling cues, based on [...]

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Honda number 3 in the US

Honda number 3 in the US

After being overtaken by Toyota, Ford leaves the Top 3 on the American market as Honda has sold more cars than Ford. Honda is taking profit of its lineup by increasing its sales on the American market in April and overtaking Ford there. Honda sold 437,102 vehicles last month, While Ford delivered 421,000 units. This [...]

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Karmann won’t build the future VW Golf Cabriolet

Karmann won’t build the future VW Golf Cabriolet

For the German coachbuilder, the future looks rather gloomy. After the end of the Chrysler Crossfire last year and the planned termination of the Audi A4 at the end of the year and the Mercedes-Benz CLK convertible next year, Volkswagen has decided to keep in-house the production of the next Golf convertible. This news is [...]

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Toyota Camry to take over the F-150?

Toyota Camry to take over the F-150?

This might be the worst nightmare for the American carmaker. Will the Camry take over the F-150? This is pure speculation as the F-150 still outsells by far the Toyota saloon. For the first time, the Camry took the second place in April just in front the Chevrolet Silverado which has been the second best-seller [...]

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PSA Peugeot Citroen and Mitsubishi set up a joint venture in Russia

PSA Peugeot Citroen and Mitsubishi set up a joint venture in Russia

PSA Peugeot Citroen and Mitsubishi have signed a joint venture agreement to produce vehicles for 3 brands, Peugeot, Citroën and Mitsubishi in Russia. The assembly plant will be located on the site of Kaluga, 180 km South-West of Moscow. It will produce mid-range SUVs for Mitsubishi, Peugeot and Citroën brands as well as medium size [...]

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Chrysler kills rebadge of Dodge Journey to work on small car

Chrysler kills rebadge of Dodge Journey to work on small car

As Petrol-Head reported in a previous post, Chryler is reshuffling its portfolio in an attempt to distinguish its brand from each other. The Dodge Journey won’t sport the Chrysler label. After stopping the production of four models, the troubled Chrysler continues on modifying its plans in an attempt to cut cost. The Chrysler-branded Dodge Journey [...]

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