Daily Archives: January 19, 2015

VW crosses 10 million sales mark

Volkswagen Group delivered more than 10 million vehicles for the first time in 2014, reaching the annual-sales milestone four years earlier than originally targeted on the back of strong growth in China.

Deliveries, including Porsche and Audi cars and MAN and Scania heavy trucks, rose 4 percent to 10.14 million vehicles last year, the manufacturer said in a statement.

Marchionne sees Fiat Chrysler breaking even in Europe this year

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is turning the corner in Europe and may break even in the region at an operating level ahead of schedule as a focus on premium vehicles for export is starting to pay off.

“In 2015, we could break even at the operating level (in Europe),” CEO Sergio Marchionne said at the Detroit auto show in comments later confirmed by a spokesman.

VW to expand Bratislava plant, report says

VW to expand Bratislava plant, report says

Volkswagen Group will invest up to 500 million euros to modernize and expand its plant in Bratislava, Slovakia, a report said.

Fiat-Chrysler sees 1,500 new jobs at Melfi plant

Fiat-Chrysler

Fiat-Chrysler expects to add 1,500 new jobs at its Melfi plant in southern Italy thanks to an “extremely positive” response to its new Jeep Renegade and Fiat 500X small SUV models, the carmaker said.

Jaguar’s new SUV will create 1300 new jobs

Jaguar's new SUV will create 1300 new jobs

Jaguar Land Rover’s incredible expansion continues, as the company today announces 1300 new jobs at its Solihull plant, the result of the forthcoming new F-Pace crossover SUV and XE executive saloon models. Both will be produced at the midlands production facility.