The local division of the GM Group expects to double sales of Opel vehicles in South Africa.We're not talking about exceptional numbers, but for Opel would be important to meet the South African target of 7,000 units sold at the end of 2015. The automaker confirmed plans to launch the Opel brand's Mokka and Adam models in the country in 2015.
Nissan wants to consolidate its position in a major market like India doubling its local sales network to about 300 dealers within the next two years.The Japanese carmaker will concentrate on smaller cities and rural areas. The new dealers will be also branded Datsun, the reborn brand that is struggling to emerge.
Infiniti plans to increase production in China following the Chinese government's innovation and economic transition driven policies.The luxury brand of Nissan Group has an annual sales target in China of 100,000 vehicles for 2018 and it plans to manufacture over 50% of these vehicles locally. Infiniti plans also to open 25 to 30 new dealers...
BMW has officially announced that the i8 will be launched in India on February 18. A model with such high performance combined with maximum engine efficiency will initially not have rivals in the Asian country.The i8 is powered by a 1.5-litre, 3-cylinder TwinPower turbo engine and an electric motor. Sprint from a standstill in 4.4 seconds.
General Motors has opened a new Brazilian logistics center in San Paolo which stands on an area of 30 thousand square meters.At the inauguration event attended the head of GM activities in South America, Dan Ammann who confirmed that the Group will heavily invest in the Brazilian market by 2018.
Toyota do Brasil plans to increase production of Etios compact sedan from the current 74 thousand to 108 thousand units per year at its Sorocaba plant in Sao Paulo state.The increase, which is scheduled to come into effect at the beginning of 2016, is aimed to meet increased demand for the vehicle series in Brazil, and it will involve additional...
During the conference call with analysts on the 2014 results., FCA has confirmed that the production at the new Brazilian plant in Pernanbuco will start by the end of the first quarter.The activities will start with the assembly of the Jeep Renegade. The capacity of the factory will be more than 250 thousand units per year.