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Will Skoda relocate a plant to Romania?

Volkswagen, the group owning the Skoda brand, could soon decide on relocating the plant located in Ukraine, which has failed to meet the expectations. Volkswagen might relocate the plant to Serbia, Milenko Kostic, owner of Auto Cacak, Skoda dealer in ...

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VW investment story goes on – sources say Serbia has been chosen. Romania, out of the race (again)?

Serbian media report that car giant Volkswagen has chosen the neighbouring country for the investment in a new plant, leaving aside Romania, Turkey, Macedonia and Bulgaria. Although Romanian and Bulgaria are EU Member States and could have been favourites, ‘Večernje ...

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New car registrations up by 18.8% in January yoy

New car registrations increased on January 2019 nu 18.8% against January 2018, up to 13,952 units. The volume of second-hand car registrations, for the first time in Romania, fell by 7.99% in January to 36,126 units. By brands, the highest ...

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Dacia – new record sales in the EU, more than 500,000 cars in 2018

Dacia sold more than 519,000 cars in the EU countries last year, by 12% more than in 2017, according to ACEA figures. Overall, the new car market remained at the 2017 levels, about 15.1 million new cars. The Volkswagen Group ...

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Dacia new car sales in Germany – up by 14.5% in 2018

New car sales in Germany dropped 0.2% last year to 3.44 million vehicles, while Dacia reported an advance of 14.5% to 71,746 vehicles, according to the figures released by the Federal Transportation Authority (KBA). Among the best-performing models in 2018 ...

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Volkswagen has chosen Turkey for the new plant in Eastern Europe, sources say. Has Romania lost another opportunity?

German car manufacturer Volkswagen is ready to invest in a plant expected to employ some 5,000 people, and has had on the short list Romania, Bulgaria and Turkey. Sources quoted by Bloomberght.com and taken over by adevarul.ro say the plant ...

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New cars registrations up by almost 24% in 11 months

The number of new passenger cars registered in Romania in the first 11 months of the year has reached 121,634 units, up by almost 24% against the same period in 2017, the Directorate for Driving Licenses and Vehicle Registration (DRPCIV) ...

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Dacia sales in Europe, up by almost 8% in October

Dacia cars sales in Europe increased in October by 7.7%, reaching a market share of 3.4%, up from 2.9% in the similar period in 2017, the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) informs on Thursday. The figures refer to the EU ...

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APIA: Car market up by 22pc in 8 months

The Romanian car market registered a 22% increase in the first eight months of the year, as compared to the same period in 2017, the total volume of car deliveries reaching 119,093 units, according to the figures released on Friday ...

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Romania and Slovakia compete to attract another automaker, media reports

The rumours about a fifth automaker in Slovakia have resurfaced this week, as the Government in Bratislava has granted the industrial park of Haniska (near Kosice) the status of strategic investment, spectator.sme.sk informs, quoted by capital.ro. On the other hand, ...

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