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Fußballprofi und FC Barcelona-Torhüter Marc ter Stegen als Markenbotschafter mit dem Cupra Tavascan.

cenews – April 12, 2024. German FC Barcelona goalkeeper has been a "Cupra Tribe Member" since 2020 and will accompany the launch of four new electrified models in the coming months.

Peugeot E-3008.

cenews – April 12, 2024. Electric crossover with fastback silhouette impresses international jury of 39 experts in the "Product Design" category; its predecessor already won the coveted design prize.

Darstellung der elektrischen Pick-up-Ladeklappe von Brose.

cenews – April 11, 2024. The family-owned company Brose from Coburg has further developed the comfort feature known from passenger car construction for a new vehicle segment. Great market potential, especially in America.

Florian Laudan.

cenews – April 11, 2024. The 51-year-old will succeed Christoph Horn, who is leaving the company at his own request after nine years. Head of the Commercial Vehicles Solutions division.

Porsche.

cenews – April 11, 2024. The global markets developed differently. Upcoming model changes are also influencing sales. The Cayenne remains the most popular model.

Mercedes-Benz.

cenews – April 10, 2024. The quarterly result is primarily influenced by the decline in sales in Asia. The increase in demand for vans compensated somewhat for the decline in passenger cars.

Ducati vertraut bei seinen Motorölen auf Shell.

cenews – April 5, 2024. The mineral oil company will remain the original equipment manufacturer for a further three years and will also supply the dealer network with two special engine oils. The two companies have been working together since 1999.

Carlos Tavares auf der CES 2022.

cenews – April 2, 2024. The Portuguese led PSA out of the crisis and then went on a shopping spree. Under his leadership, the 14-brand Stellantis group was ultimately created.

Porsche Taycan.

cenews – March 27, 2024. The sports car manufacturer secures the expertise of Applied Intuition from Silicon Valley. Faster development and implementation.

Omoda 5 EV.

cenews – March 27, 2024. The Chinese car manufacturer is growing rapidly. Type approvals have been granted for the first two models in Germany. Adaptation to European requirements.

Cupra-Chef Wayne Griffiths mit dem Raval.
By Guido Reinking

cenews – March 22, 2024. The success is not only due to the Cupra sports brand. The company is returning to profit. A series of new products announced.

Lamborghini.

cenews – March 21, 2024. Last year, the brand delivered 10,112 sports cars and achieved a record profit of over 720 million euros. The margin was a record-breaking 27.2 percent.

VWN-Markenchef Carsten Intra auf der Jahrespressekonferenz 2024.

cenews – March 21, 2024. Volkswagen's commercial vehicle division sold around a quarter more cars last year and increased its operating result to 873 million euros.

Peter Holdmann.

cenews – March 20, 2024. Dr. Peter Holdmann takes over the management of the Chassis Solutions division and the quality department. Voirgänger will leave the company in the course of the year.

Stellantis-Konzernchef Carlos Tavares (rechts) im Gespräch mit Adam Goldstein, CEO von Archer.

cenews – March 20, 2024. The automotive group has acquired 8.3 million shares in the Californian company and is the exclusive production partner for the electric city airplanes.

Selbstfahrender Prototyp eines VW ID Buzz.

cenews – March 20, 2024. Joint development of level 2 to 4 automated driving functions for the Cariad software architectures. Initially for the premium brands and commercial vehicles.

Ducati Desert X Rally.

cenews – March 19, 2024. Although sales and turnover fell short of the record year 2022, the Italian motorcycle manufacturer's profit was higher than ever before. Seven new models.

Wolfgang Speck.
By Michael Kirchberger

cenews – March 16, 2024. Knaus Tabbert is one of the big three in the caravanning industry. Managing Director Wolfgang Speck may be reviving an old brand.

Skoda Epiq.

cenews – March 15, 2024. At its annual press conference, the company presented the study of a 4.10 meter long SUV, which will be available next year from 25,000 euros.

VW-Markenchef Thomas Schäfer bei der Bilanzpressekonferenz 2024.
By Guido Reinking

cenews – March 14, 2024. Wolfsburg is pressing ahead with electric cars in particular. However, an entry-level model for around 20,000 euros is not in sight until 2027, while the ID 2 is expected to cost around 25,000 euros.

Magirus Drehleiter.

cenews – March 14, 2024. The Munich-based company Mutares, which already has a stake in Peugeot Motocycles, takes over the manufacturer of firefighting vehicles and fire protection technology. 2023 with losses.

Volkswagen.
By Guido Reinking

cenews – March 13, 2024. Sales of electric cars rose by 35 percent last year. Nevertheless, the Wolfsburg-based company is also investing in combustion engines.

Porsche.

cenews – March 12, 2024. The increase in sales was also over 7.5 percent. The sports car manufacturer delivered over 320,000 vehicles last year, more than 10,000 more than in 2022.

Wrightbus Kite Hydroliner.

cenews – March 11, 2024. The Northern Irish company has already signed contracts with four transport companies. Up to 150 Kite Hydroliners. Saarbahn is putting five more into operation this year.

Ego E-Wave X.

cenews – March 9, 2024. Electric start-ups continue to have a hard time: the Aachen-based manufacturer is insolvent for the second time in four years. Going concern sought.

Alfa Romeo.

cenews – March 8, 2024. Next year will see the launch of the Stelvio on a platform with 800-volt architecture, followed by the Giulia in 2026. The vehicles will also be equipped with a new software system.

Batterie des Toyota C-HR PHEV.

cenews – March 8, 2024. The automotive group intends to take over the joint venture Primearth EV Energy, which it operates together with Panasonic, in full in the near future and thus enter into high-voltage production.

Stellantis investiert in Südamerika in Bio-Hybridtechnik und Elektromobilität.

cenews – March 7, 2024. 5.6 billion euros will flow into hybrid technology with biofuel and electromobility as well as over 40 new products by 2030. Market leader in three countries in the region.

Brennstoffzellen-Produktion von Honda und General Motors im US-Bundesstaat Michigan.

cenews – March 5, 2024. In the US state of Michigan, the Fuel Cell System Manufacturing joint venture operates a production facility measuring around 6500 square meters. Significant cost reduction.

Jaguar-Logo.
By Frank Wald

cenews – March 4, 2024. First fully electric sports car will be a four-door GT with 800-volt technology, Range Rover electric in the starting blocks, "Reimagination" strategy bears first fruits.

Cupra sponsort 2024 bundesweite Padel-Turnierserie.

cenews – March 1, 2024. Expansion of cooperation with the German Tennis Federation, "Cupra German Padel Tour" starts in March, more than 40 events, final in Dortmund in September.

Jaguar Land Rover-Werk in Wolverhampton.

cenews – March 1, 2024. British premium manufacturer plans to cover more than a quarter of its electricity requirements in the UK with renewable energy, with a peak output of 120 megawatts planned.

Maria Schiewald.

cenews – February 29, 2024. The 28-year-old succeeds Cristiano Colaiacomo, who has moved to Opel. She has been with the company for ten years and is a qualified car saleswoman.

Opel Movano.

cenews – February 28, 2024. The Group division Pro One contributed a third of the company's net sales. Market leader in Europe and South America. Campervans for Australia and Japan.

Vereinbaren die Lieferung von bis zu 500.000 Fahrzeugen (v.l.): Uwe Hochgeschurtz, Stellantis Chief Operating Officer Enlarged Europe, und Miel Horsten, Ayvens COO.

cenews – February 26, 2024. The leading long-term leasing and fleet management provider and the automotive group have reached a framework agreement for the next three years.

Alfa-Romeo-Chef Jean-Philippe Imparato.
By Guido Reinking

cenews – February 25, 2024. In April, however, the Milano will be the first electric car from the Italian premium brand in the Stellantis Group; the Giulia and Stelvio are to be renewed in 2025 and 2026.

Dacia Sandrider.

cenews – February 24, 2024. Highlights of the 900 square meter stand are the new Duster and Spring as well as the Dakar Rally car Sandrider, Dacia driver Sébastien Loeb visits the stand.

Cupra City Garage Madrid: Eröffnung mit Cupra-CEO Wayne Griffiths (2.v.r.)

cenews – February 22, 2024. The world's ninth location in the centrally located capital district of Salamanca has 1369 square meters on two floors with an exhibition room, restaurant and auditorium.

Skoda erweitert die Modellpalette des elektrischen Enyaq um das Enyaq Coupé 60 (Foto) und das Enyaq Coupé 60 Sportline.

cenews – February 22, 2024. Last year, the electric SUV ranked fourth among the best-selling electric vehicles in Europe, while the Elroq compact SUV kicked off six new electric models.

Mercedes-Benz.

cenews – February 22, 2024. Group reports solid annual results for 2023, turnover up, profit down slightly, sales of battery-electric cars and vans up by more than half

Foto der Woche: Xpeng G3 auf dem Weg nach Norwegen.
By Guido Reinking

cenews – February 22, 2024. The huge overcapacities in China are to end up on the local continent. The factories' export quota is to be boosted by their own fleet of transport ships.

Fiat Panda.

cenews – February 20, 2024. The Italians increased their sales last year by twelve percent to 1.35 million cars. Market leader in four countries. Ducato most popular van in Europe.

Pkw-Neuzulassungen in der EU im Januar 2024 (engl.).

cenews – February 20, 2024. New registrations last month were twelve percent above the previous year's result. Germany was the main growth driver. VW remains the leading automotive group.

Volkswagen AG.

cenews – February 16, 2024. The Indian group is also the first external partner to receive the unit cells and is planning five fully electric SUVs for the domestic market over the next few years.

Stellantis-Werk Szentgotthard in Ungarn.

cenews – February 13, 2024. Production capacity for electric drive modules is to be increased at the Szentgotthard plant. Total investment of around 103 million euros.

Cupra Born, Sondermodell „Edition Dynamic“.

cenews – February 12, 2024. Special "Edition Dynamic" model offers sports bucket seats with massage function, Pilot M Pack and a saving of 2750 euros. Available for all drive variants.

DAF XD.

cenews – February 9, 2024. Almost 70,000 trucks were built in the two plants in the Netherlands and England last year. Strongest importer in Germany.

Deutscher Stellantis-Sitz in Rüsselsheim.

cenews – February 8, 2024. The Group sold 17.6 percent more passenger cars and light commercial vehicles in the first month of the year. New registrations in Germany increased by 61 percent compared to January 2023

Peugeot.

cenews – February 7, 2024. In 17 countries, the brand achieved the highest market shares of the past 15 years. European market leader for electric cars in two segments.

Jeep Renegade.

cenews – February 6, 2024. For the new model year, the compact off-roader is getting larger displays and more computing power. Hybrid versions will be more economical. From 30,800 euros.

Unterzeichneten den Vertrag zur Lieferung eines elektrischen leichten Nutzfahrzeugs (v.l.): Hyundai-Präsident Jaehoon Chang, Ken Ramirez (bei Hyundai zuständig für Nutzfahrzeuge), Iveco-Chef Gerrit Marx und Luca Sra, bei Iveco zuständig für das Nutzfahrzeuggeschäft.

cenews – February 1, 2024. The van is based on the new e-LCV platform. Chassis and cab are adapted to market requirements in Europe. Premiere at the IAA Transportation.

Peugeot E-3008.

cenews – January 30, 2024. In the new E-3008, the eight years do not just apply to the battery. Chat-GPT is integrated into the i-Cockpit in all models. New partnership to protect the wilderness.

Opel Corsa Electric.

cenews – January 30, 2024. The brand increased its global sales by 15 percent. The Corsa remains the bestseller and was the best-selling car in Greece. A quarter more commercial vehicles.

Thomas Ulbrich.

cenews – January 29, 2024. The graduate engineer was most recently a member of the "New Mobility" board. Merger with the "Technical Development" division under the management of Kai Grünitz.

Dacia-Deutschlandchef Thilo Schmidt.
By Walther Wuttke

cenews – January 28, 2024. The Renault subsidiary from Romania also expects to set new records in 2024. The new Duster is coming in the summer, the Spring is being revised. Interview with Thilo Schmidt.

Akku-Wechselstation von Swobbee.
By Axel F. Busse

cenews – January 26, 2024. The german start-up Swobbee builds and sells charging and exchange stations for batteries in small electric and light vehicles. Expansion into the US market planned.

Das Designteam von Chery bei der Arbeit.

cenews – January 24, 2024. The Chinese company is strengthening the gernman site near Frankfurt. The number of employees is to be doubled. The first car arrives in summer.

Produktion des Toyota Yaris im französischen Werk Valenciennes.

cenews – January 23, 2024. 1.17 million vehicles were sold last year. The bestsellers are the Yaris, Corolla, C-HR and RAV4. Light commercial vehicles also on course for growth.

MAN.

cenews – January 22, 2024. The Volkswagen Group's truck division increased its sales by eleven percent last year. Business was worse in South America.

Aral-Tankstelle,1940er Jahre.

cenews – January 21, 2024. In 1924, the Bochum-based company invented the world's first super fuel - and its brand name, now the largest supplier in Germany with around 2,400 filling stations.

Christian Ach, neuer Leiter BMW Group Markt Deutschland.

cenews – January 19, 2024. Christian Ach will take over as CEO for the German market, while his predecessor Stefan Teuchert will be responsible for the Northern Europe sales region.

VW Center of Excellence „Batteriezelle": Anoden-Coil beschichtet.
By Guido Reinking

cenews – January 19, 2024. A software company from Silicon Valley has developed a program that helps to reduce waste in battery production to ten percent.

Giovanni Perosino.

cenews – January 18, 2024. Giovanni Perosino is returning. The Italian began his career at Lancia and moved to the VW Group in 2010. Most recently, the Chief Marketing Officer worked for ITA Airways.

Dacia.
By Guido Reinking

cenews – January 17, 2024. The second most popular brand among buyers in Europe. Sales increased by 17.1 percent. The Renault subsidiary is in the top ten. The Spring will remain the most affordable electric car.

Renault.

cenews – January 17, 2024. In Europe, the Group recorded growth of 18.6 percent. Dacia moves up to 10th place. Alpine over a third more registrations in Germany.

Opel Patent-Motorwagen System Lutzmann von 1899 mit Heinrich Opel (rechts) und Opel-Werkmeister Sedlazcek.

cenews – January 16, 2024. On January 21, 1899, the former sewing machine and bicycle manufacturer bought the Dessau-based company Lutzmann and began building the first motor car.

Lamborghini Huracán Evo Spyder.

cenews – January 16, 2024. Last year, the Audi subsidiary delivered more than 10,000 cars worldwide for the first time. Almost a third of these went to the USA. China in third place.

BMW R 1250 GS.
By Jens Riedel

cenews – January 15, 2024. The overall market grew by seven percent despite declines in three out of four vehicle classes. BMW and Piaggio are the market leaders for scooters. These were the top 3 models.

Skoda.

cenews – January 12, 2024. Germany's most successful import brand delivered over 135,000 more cars worldwide last year than in 2022. The Octavia remains the bestseller ahead of the Kamiq and Kodiaq.

Stellantis.

cenews – January 12, 2024. The Group increased its sales by 5.9 percent last year. Every seventh electric car comes from there. Market leader for light commercial vehicles in Germany.

Porsche Cayenne Turbo E-Hybrid.

cenews – January 12, 2024. The Stuttgart-based sports car manufacturer increased its vehicle sales by three percent last year. China clouds the balance. Cayenne remains the top seller, just ahead of the Macan.

Mercedes-Benz E 300 de T-Modell All Terrain.

cenews – January 11, 2024. The Stuttgart-based company sold almost 2.5 million cars worldwide last year. That is 1.5 percent more than in 2022. The growth is primarily due to the van division.

Nutzfahrzeugpalette von Volkswagen (von links): Amarok, T6.1, Crafter, Caddy und ID Buzz.

cenews – January 11, 2024. The growth extends to all five model ranges. Germany remains the largest single market worldwide. The T-series is the bestseller with 156,900 sales.

Skoda Octavia.

cenews – January 10, 2024. Germany's most successful importer increased its new registrations by 17.1 percent last year and was the fifth strongest brand ever.

Seat-Stammsitz in Martorell.

cenews – January 10, 2024. The core brand sold over 288,000 cars last year, a quarter more than in 2022. Cupra delivered almost 231,000 vehicles, an increase of 50 percent.

VW.

cenews – January 9, 2024. Last year, sales increased by 6.7 percent compared to 2022. Over a fifth more electric cars sold. The T-Roc is the brand's most successful SUV in Europe.

Rolls-Royce Cullinan.

cenews – January 8, 2024. The British luxury brand sold 6032 cars last year. Its main markets are the USA and China. Two models were discontinued, a new one is coming.

Lancia Ypsilon (2018).

cenews – January 5, 2024. Last year, sales rose by a further nine percent compared to the previous year. Just under 45,000 vehicles mean third place in the registration statistics.

Chery-Firmenzentrale in Wuhu.

cenews – January 5, 2024. China's most successful car manufacturer abroad reports record figures. From the summer, the company will also be represented in Germany with Omoda 5 and Jaecoo 7.

Fahrzeugproduktion im Porsche-Werk Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen.

cenews – January 4, 2024. Production rose by 18% compared to the previous year, while exports increased by 17 2019 level not yet reached. Incoming orders are declining.

Kia und Hyundai vernetzen ihre Fahrzeuge für Car-to-Home- und Home-to-Car-Services mit der Plattform „SmartThings“ von Samsung.

cenews – January 4, 2024. The cooperation aims to expand the possibilities of communication between car and home. Remote control of the vehicle and electrical appliances at home.

Hyundai Ioniq 6
By Frank Wald

cenews – January 2, 2024. It's all about range - in the slipstream of aerodynamics and electromobility, sedans, station wagons and vans are experiencing a renaissance.

Daihatsu Copen (2010).

cenews – December 30, 2023. The Japanese small car manufacturer is also alleged to have cheated on fuel consumption figures for decades. No longer on the German market since 2013.

Omoda 5.

cenews – December 22, 2023. The Chinese car manufacturer takes first place in two studies by J.D. Power. The Omoa 5 and Jaecoo 7 will soon be on the market in Germany.

Marc Hedrich.

cenews – December 21, 2023. Marc Hedrich most recently managed the brand's business in France. He has been in the automotive industry for over 30 years. Before 2015, he worked for Toyota, Seat, Skoda and Ford.

Christian (links) und Michael Kirschenhofer, Geschäftsführer der KSR Group.

cenews – December 20, 2023. Local court approves the restructuring plan. The Austrian two-wheeler importer and manufacturer wants to focus on its core markets and brands. Second pillar.

Umberto Uccelli.
By Jens Riedel

cenews – December 17, 2023. The Californian company Zero Motorcycles is a pioneer and market leader for battery-powered motorcycles. We talk to the European CEO about the current situation.

Dennis Affeld (links) und Stefan Schall (rechts).

cenews – December 15, 2023. Dennis Affeld takes over the management. He has been with the company for 18 years. Stefan Schall will be responsible for sales in future. Finance department still without a successor.

Motorradfahrer.

cenews – December 15, 2023. In November, new registrations were 20 percent down on the same month last year. However, year-to-date sales are still up by just under nine percent.

Mazda-Zentrale in Hiroshima.

cenews – December 14, 2023. Key points defined: All plants are to be CO2-neutral by 2035, the supply chain by 2050, liquid ammonia for power generation and biofuel for diesel vehicles.

Am 15. Dezember 1923 meldete Skoda das runde Logo mit dem geflügelten Pfeil beim Patentamt in Pilsen als Markenzeichen an. Seit 1925 ziert es die Fahrzeuge der Marke.

cenews – December 14, 2023. The inspiration for the winged arrow probably goes back to the depiction of an Indian. The logo has only undergone significant changes five times.

Skoda Enyaq 85.

cenews – December 12, 2023. The brand remains the strongest importer, expanded its market share and moved up one place. Enyaq has recently become the most popular electric car.

AvD-Präsident Ludwig Fürst zu Löwenstein-Wertheim-Freudenberg (li.) überreicht den beiden Executive Directors des Nationalen Automuseums The Loh Collection, Tobias Reichle (2.v.li.) und Florian Urbitsch, den FIA Heritage Cup.

cenews – December 11, 2023. AvD President Prince Löwenstein and new President of the Founding Members' Club presents the challenge cup to the collection opened just a few months ago in Dietzhölztal, Hesse.

Cover „Opel Love – 125 Jahre Automobile“.
By Guido Reinking

cenews – December 11, 2023. In his book, Harald Hamprecht tells all kinds of new details and exciting stories from the first 125 years of the traditional German brand, forgotten prototypes and motorcycles.

Caravaning-Messe CMT23 in Stuttgart.
By Michael Kirchberger

cenews – December 11, 2023. Registrations return to pre-corona pandemic levels. Industry association CIVD sees moderate increases for the coming years. Campervans and panel vans at 60 percent.

Skoda Auto-Vorstand für Vertrieb und Marketing Martin Jahn und Generaldirektorin Allur Oksana Cholstininova.

cenews – December 8, 2023. Local production of the Octavia, Kamiq, Karoq and Kodiaq models from semi-knocked-down (SKD) kits to start in the first quarter of 2024.

DS Logo.

cenews – December 8, 2023. The brand has been a Pratber of the Louvre since 2015 and has now been honored as a "Grand Mécène" of the famous museum in Paris.

Tom Fux.
By Guido Reinking

cenews – December 8, 2023. The Japanese manufacturer believes in the small segment. "Mobility should be affordable for many people," says the Head of Sales and Marketing for Toyota in Europe.

Luca de Meo.
By Walther Wuttke

cenews – December 6, 2023. One of the first results of the collaboration will be the electric Nissan Micra developed by Ampere.

Cupra-CEO Wayne Griffiths (l.) mit Grant Dalton, CEO America’s Cup.

cenews – December 5, 2023. Oldest sailing regatta still held today will take place for the first time in Barcelona between August and October 2024, first pictures of the new electric SUV Terramar with the starting signal.