Kia takes electric milestone with new EV6 model


Edition of 31/03/2021

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Editorial

Porsche Holding stabilized its Retail turnover in 2020 thanks to its acquisitions and the rebound in China

With the buyout of 35 dealerships in 2020, Porsche Holding Salzburg finally achieved stable Retail sales (+ 0.5%), at 15.65 billion euros. The rebound in the Chinese market also enabled it to achieve a Retail turnover there, up 11%, to 2.74 billion euros.

Networks

BMW will supply lithium to Livent from 2022

The BMW group, which already sources lithium from the Chinese Ganfeng, has just signed another multi-year contract with the American company Livent for an amount of around 285 million euros.

Builders

Nissan announces changes in Central Europe management

As of April 1, 2021, the management of Nissan’s Central Europe region will be reorganized with the appointment of Frank Niewöhner as head of marketing, Vincent Ricoux will take on the role of sales and Pascal Michaeli is appointed director of network development and customer quality.

Movements

The Mary group now owns 100% of the Tuppin group

There is no more Tuppin-Mary group. Following the takeover by the Mary group of the 49% that David Tuppin still held in the Tuppin-Mary group, the subsidiary is now fully integrated into the Mary group.

Networks

Étienne Martin-Commandeur takes control of the Rennes-La Janais plant from Stellantis

As of April 15, 2021, Étienne Martin-Commandeur will succeed Stéphane Gelas at the head of the Rennes-La Janais production site of the Stellantis group.

Movements

To mark its turn towards electric, Volkswagen becomes “Voltswagen” in the United States

(AFP) – Symbolize the change by swapping a K for a T. The venerable German manufacturer Volkswagen, which relies heavily on electric cars, plans to transform its name in the United States into “Voltswagen”, in reference to the unit of electric tension.

Builders

BP invests in electric vehicle charging alongside BMW and Daimler

(AFP) – British oil giant BP becomes the third-largest investor alongside German automakers BMW and Daimler in a joint venture specializing in charging electric vehicles in Europe, a statement said Tuesday.

Equipementiers

Volvo Cars to offer six-month parental leave to all employees

(AFP) – Swedish automaker Volvo Cars will offer six-month parental leave with 80% compensation to its 40,000 employees around the world, he said on Tuesday, in particular to promote gender equality .

Builders

Chinese Xiaomi to invest $ 10 billion in electric cars

(AFP) – Smartphone and electronics maker Xiaomi became the latest Chinese company to launch electric vehicles on Tuesday, announcing a $ 10 billion investment over 10 years.

Around the car

Stellantis: the shortage of semiconductors blocks the production of 308s in Sochaux

(AFP) – The Stellantis plant (ex-PSA) in Sochaux (Doubs) has shut down production of its Peugeot 308s until the end of the week due to the global shortage of semiconductors, has – we learned Tuesday from its management.

Builders

Mercedes announces the arrival in its showrooms of three models in the second quarter

During this second quarter, Mercedes will launch a brand new electric model, the small SUV EQA, a plug-in hybrid powertrain on the C-Class, while the EQC will benefit from a technological upgrade.

Builders

Manufacturer category

Mercedes announces the arrival in its showrooms of three models in the second quarter

During this second quarter, Mercedes will launch a brand new electric model, the small SUV EQA, a plug-in hybrid powertrain on the C-Class, while the EQC will benefit from a technological upgrade.

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Stellantis: the shortage of semiconductors blocks the production of 308s in Sochaux

(AFP) – The Stellantis plant (ex-PSA) in Sochaux (Doubs) has shut down production of its Peugeot 308s until the end of the week due to the global shortage of semiconductors, has – we learned Tuesday from its management.

31/03/2021

Volvo Cars to offer six-month parental leave to all employees

(AFP) – Swedish automaker Volvo Cars will offer six-month parental leave with 80% compensation to its 40,000 employees around the world, he announced on Tuesday, in particular to promote gender equality .

31/03/2021

To mark its turn towards electric, Volkswagen becomes “Voltswagen” in the United States

(AFP) – Symbolize the change by swapping a K for a T. The venerable German manufacturer Volkswagen, which relies heavily on electric cars, plans to transform its name in the United States into “Voltswagen”, in reference to the unit of electric tension.

31/03/2021

BMW will supply lithium to Livent from 2022

The BMW group, which already sources lithium from the Chinese Ganfeng, has just signed another multi-year contract with the American company Livent for an amount of around 285 million euros.

31/03/2021

Dieselgate: Volkswagen demands accounts from former bosses

(AFP) – More than five years after the scandal of rigged engines that rocked Volkswagen, the German auto giant is demanding accountability from two iconic former bosses, whom it accuses of negligence.

29/03/2021

Chip shortages: Stellantis suspends production at 5 factories in North America

(AFP) – Auto group Stellantis said on Friday that it plans to halt production at five of its factories in North America from next week due to the chip shortage affecting the entire auto industry. .

29/03/2021

Premium manufacturers accelerate the launches of their new engines

The new models arrive in the showrooms of premium brands like Audi, BMW, Jaguar, Land Rover. The latter benefit from a facelift and also from the new hybrid, micro-hybrid and Flex Fuel engines.

26/03/2021

The Alpine A110 told to Brazilians

When our Thursday columnist takes the video, it’s to show the Berlinette to the Brazilians. Here is the version with French subtitles.

26/03/2021

Citroën brand plans to launch one car per year in India from April

(AFP) – The Stellantis group is positioning itself on the Indian market with its Citroën brand, whose first vehicle will be launched next month before offering a new car per year until 2025, told AFP Roland Bouchara, head of the Citroën’s commercial activities in India.

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