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BMW Group sales and market share grow in first half year

Record first half-year sales top 1.25 million, up 0.8% Best-ever June for BMW: sales up 1.4% to total 203,523 BMW brand sales up 1.6% in year to date: 1,075,959 delivered BMW i3 sales increase 21.2% in first half-year Significant customer interest in new MINI ELECTRIC “Positive impact of our model roll-out is clear” BMW Group […]

Overview of deliveries by the Volkswagen brand

Deliveries to customers by market June 18 June 19 Change (%) Jan – June 18 Jan – June 19 Change (%) Europe 187,300 168,600 -10.0% 967,000 922,000 -4.7% Western Europe 160,600 145,200 -9.6% 827,000 790,100 -4.5% Germany 55,200 55,700 +1.0% 299,000 292,500 -2.2% Central and Eastern Europe 26,700 23,400 -12.1% 140,000 131,900 -5.7% Russia 8,900 […]

SEAT updates its range, from the Tarraco to the Mii

• SEAT is making enhancements to its range of vehicles to improve the attractiveness and usability of its range • The updates will add new convenience features, safety technologies, a wider choice of trims and fresh colour options SEAT is bolstering its vehicle line-up with a host of model year changes in order to improve […]

Porsche increases vehicle deliveries by two percent in the first half of the year

Strong growth in China – Macan and Cayenne lead the way Porsche AG delivered 133,484 vehicles worldwide in the first half of 2019, recording a two per cent increase compared with the same period in 2018. 41,725 Cayenne were delivered, marking the strongest model growth with a rise of 45 per cent. The model has […]

Groupe Renault acquires a 40% share in the Challenges media group

Groupe Renault and the Challenges Group have combined efforts to develop editorial services for connected, autonomous cars and to respond to new opportunities for innovative ways of distributing content. Groupe Renault will acquire 40% of the capital of the Challenges Group, which comprises five magazines: Challenges, Sciences & Avenir, La Recherche, L’Histoire and Historia. Upon […]

Mercedes-Benz sales November 2017

Mercedes-Benz sold 195,698 vehicles in November – more than ever before in the eleventh month of the year (+7.2%). Thanks to double-digit growth (+10.7%), more vehicles were delivered to customers in the first eleven months (2,095,810 units) than in the entire previous year.   The S-Class Saloon posted an 18.5% increase in unit sales in […]

ESCP Europe and Groupe Renault Co-founders of new chair for Intercultural Management

Groupe Renault and the ESCP Europe Business School announced the inauguration of a Chair for Intercultural Management. The new Renault Chair for Intercultural Management at ESCP Europe Business School aims to advance knowledge in managerial practices that afford full consideration for cultural diversities, and to offer the academic world a research corpus on multicultural organisation […]

Mercedes-Benz in March: strongest-ever sales month

…with more than 228,000 cars sold     Mercedes-Benz sold more vehicles in March than ever before in one month: 228,296 cars were handed over to customers, an increase of 14.8%.     From January to March, Mercedes-Benz achieved sales of 560,625 units (+16%) – its best quarter of all time.     In the Europe region, more […]

A clear step forward for Porsche in terms of results and returns

– Number of employees reaches almost 28,000 The most successful year in the history of the company: In the 2016 financial year, Porsche AG achieved record highs in terms of deliveries, revenue, operating result and number of employees. Deliveries increased by six per cent to 237,778 vehicles, thereby achieving a revenue of 22.3 billion euros […]

Mercedes-Benz starts the new year with more than 18% growth and a new sales record

    Mercedes-Benz delivered 178,467 vehicles worldwide last month (+18.3%), more than ever before in a January     Over 30% growth in the Asia-Pacific region     Ongoing success in China: with nearly 59.000 cars sold in January and a plus of roughly 40%, the previous best month was surpassed by over 12,000 units     Unit sales […]

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