Category archives for: Automotive

The Ateca Boosts SEAT Sales In 2016

• The brand concludes the year with 410,200 vehicles delivered, the best result since 2007 • Sales growth nears 30% since 2012 • The Leon and the Alhambra smash their all-time deliveries record • Turkey, Austria, Poland, Sweden and Portugal, the markets making the largest strides • SEAT has revamped 60% of dealerships with the […]

Lamborghini achieves another record year

3,457 cars delivered to customers in 2016 · Lamborghini increases worldwide sales by 7% from 3,245 to 3,457 deliveries · Lamborghini sales grow for sixth consecutive year · USA confirms its position as largest single market · Historic sales record for the V10 model Huracán · Record sales performance across all major regions: EMEA, America […]

BMW Group achieves sixth consecutive all-time sales high

….  and remains world’s leading premium car company Worldwide 2,367,603 vehicles delivered, up 5.3% BMW, MINI and BMW Motorrad all achieve new sales records BMW annual sales top 2 million for the first time, up 5.2% MINI sales top 360,000 vehicles for first time, up 6.4% Over 62,000 electrified vehicles sold in 2016 More than […]

Audi sets new sales record: 1.871 million deliveries in 2016

Global sales up 3.8 percent under difficult conditions in key markets        Sales chief Dietmar Voggenreiter: “Robust growth thanks to strong demand for new A4 and Q7 models. A4 is the market leader in Europe, Q7 exceeds 100,000 deliveries mark.”        Sales of the Audi Sport R and RS family top […]

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars announce second highest sales record

….. in marque’s 113 year history Second highest sales in the marque’s 113-year history. 4,011 motor cars delivered to customers in 2016, an increase of 6% on 2015. Record performances in all global regions, with exception of Middle East. The Americas retains top region. Record results in several individual markets, including USA, Japan, UK and […]

Erste Milliardenklage von US-Hedgefonds rechtskräftig abgewiesen

Bundesgerichtshof bestätigt Urteile des Landgerichts und Oberlandesgerichts Stuttgart Der Bundesgerichtshof hat die Beschwerde von 19 Klägern gegen die Nichtzulassung einer Revision gegen das Berufungsurteil des Oberlandesgerichts Stuttgart vom 26. März 2015 zurückgewiesen. Die US-Hedgefonds hatten Ersatzansprüche gegen die Porsche Automobil Holding SE, Stuttgart („Porsche SE“), von zuletzt rund 1,2 Milliarden Euro wegen angeblicher Schäden aus […]

Volkswagen Developing new market potentials

Photo caption:  President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame with Dr Herbert Diess, CEO of the Volkswagen Brand and Thomas Schaefer, Managing Director & Chairman of the Volkswagen Group South Africa. •    Rwanda’s President Kagame and Volkswagen CEO Diess agree on memorandum of understanding in Kigali •    Expansion of individual mobility through car sharing and ride hailing […]

Volkswagen inaugurates vehicle production facility in Kenya

Developing new market potentials Photo caption:  President of the Republic of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta and Dr Herbert Diess, CEO of the Volkswagen Brand preparing to drive the first Polo Vivo built in Kenya off the assembly line. •    Kenya’s President Kenyatta and Volkswagen CEO Diess officially open facility near Nairobi •    First locally produced vehicle […]

Record year 2016 for Daimler Financial Services

Daimler Financial Services increases portfolio to more than 125 billion euros     As at November, the number of vehicles under contract exceeded 4 million for the first time, with a total value of more than 125 billion euros     Of these, around 1.5 million were new contracts (+ 9 %)     Great Place to Work: […]

Liberty Media Corporation Announces Agreements with Third Party Investors

to Invest $1.55 Billion to Support Formula 1 Acquisition Liberty Media Corporation („Liberty Media“) (NASDAQ: LSXMA, LSXMB, LSXMK, BATRA, BATRK, LMCA, LMCK) announced today that it has entered into agreements with certain third party investors to commit $1.55 billion in subscriptions for newly issued shares of its Series C Liberty Media common stock („LMCK“) at […]

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