Renault opens its new subsidiary dedicated to the circular economy

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Paola Pichierri, Director B2B at Stellantis France

As of November 1, 2022, Paola Pichierri is appointed B2B Director of Stellantis France, succeeding Jean-Pierre Messic.

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Steffen Freichel, Business Operations Manager Volvo Car Germany

Effective November 1, 2022, Steffen Freichel joins Volvo Car as Business Operations Manager in Germany, succeeding Ralph Kranz.

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Declining demand for automobiles is a growing concern in North America

The drop in demand was to be feared and its arrival is increasingly clear. Discounts are increasingly discussed among manufacturers and on North American chains. In addition to a short-term impact, the loss of interest may have a medium-term influence with the possible absence of recovery of volumes lost since 2020.

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Hélène Lanssens named product director at Imaweb

Hélène Lanssens joins Imaweb in the newly created role of chief product officer.

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60% of French fear they can no longer afford a car

Paradoxically, 75% of French drivers say they cannot do without their car, but 59% fear having to do so because of the high cost of use, according to the latest survey by the Cetelem Observatory.

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Stellantis Contracts: Discussions Are Not Going So Well…

While going through several operational difficulties, resellers of Stellantis branded networks start to worry about their next contracts that they don’t know yet. Their groups did not reassure them according to a message we were able to consult.

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Fuels: the conflict gets tense, TotalEnergies opens salary negotiations

(AFP) – Collective salary negotiations in good and due form will open on Thursday night between the management and unions of TotalEnergies, demanded loudly by the group’s strikers for 17 days, a period that allowed the movement to claim spillover into other sectors.

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Only a large third of stolen vehicles are found, according to insurers

(AFP) – Only 38% of vehicles stolen in France in 2021 were found, most often during the month following the theft, according to data released Thursday by the Argos group, which brings together most insurance companies.

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Autonomous driving: Volkswagen joins forces with China’s Horizon Robotics

(AFP) – German car giant Volkswagen announced on Thursday an investment of 2.4 billion euros in a partnership between its software subsidiary Cariad and Chinese company Horizon Robotics, which specializes in artificial intelligence, to develop autumn driving in China. .

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Autonomous driving: Volkswagen joins forces with China’s Horizon Robotics

(AFP) – German car giant Volkswagen announced on Thursday an investment of 2.4 billion euros in a partnership between its software subsidiary Cariad and Chinese company Horizon Robotics, which specializes in artificial intelligence, to develop autumn driving in China. .

10/14/2022

Toyota has just opened a factory in Burma despite the junta in power

(AFP) – Japanese auto giant Toyota announced on Wednesday that it opened a production site in Burma in September, while many other multinationals have preferred to leave the country since the February 2021 military coup.

10/13/2022

Nissan’s Russian Assets Sold to the State

(AFP) – Japanese automaker Nissan will sell all of its assets in Russia to the Russian state, the Russian government announced on Tuesday, as a result of retaliatory measures taken against Moscow after its offensive against Ukraine.

10/12/2022

BMW in line with its goal of doubling its electric sales this year

Since the beginning of the year, the BMW Group has seen its sales of electric models jump 115%, in line with its annual target, while two other major models, the i7 and iX1, have yet to be launched. On the other hand, its PHEV models suffered (-11%) and were even overtaken in the third quarter by the electric ones.

10/11/2022

Nissan and Renault on the verge of rebalancing their “Alliance”

(AFP) – Nissan and Renault could soon disrupt the “Alliance” that unites them, undertaking a major overhaul of their cross-shareholdings and giving electric a boost.

10/11/2022

Renault would consider reducing its equity stake in Nissan

(AFP) – Renault, which currently owns 43% of Nissan’s capital, will be able to reduce its stake in the Japanese automaker to 15% in exchange for entry into its new electric entity called “Ampère”, which it intends to retain control, according to reports. from the press.

10/10/2022

First Tesla electric trucks delivered to PepsiCo in early December

(AFP) – Tesla’s first electric trucks will be delivered to PepsiCo in California in early December, the food group confirmed to AFP on Friday, a day after an announcement by the manufacturer’s CEO, Elon Musk.

10/10/2022

Automotive: China’s Nio bumps into the German market

(AFP) – Arriving in Europe last year, the Chinese electric car brand Nio launched Friday in Germany where it wants to compete, in its territory, with the powerful national manufacturers committed to a radical change to the electric and connected car.

10/10/2022

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