Electric truck: Daimler to produce 1,000 units of its new Fuso eCanter for Europe

Edition of 10/28/2022

Christophe Michaëli, BNP Paribas PF: “Social leasing cannot wait”

While the calendar for the creation of the ZFEs begins in January 2023, the President of the Republic has postponed the promise of social leasing to 2024. For Christophe Michaëli, director of the French car market at BNP Paribas Personal Finance, “this is not a good sign”.

markets

Changes at Arval France

Arval France, a subsidiary of the BNP Paribas group, announces the appointment of two directors effective November 1, 2022: Barbara Blanc joins the marketing and digital department in her current role, succeeding Karen Bruno and Frédéric Quintin is appointed commercial director of Public LLD, succeeding Aurélien Talon.

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Automotive investments in North America continue

The automotive industry is investing heavily to produce in North America. In the United States, electrification is not seen as a risk to employment, but as an opportunity for investment, repositioning or industrial and professional conversion.

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Stellantis Argentina appoints two new industrial directors

Stellantis Argentina announces changes to the production units in El Palomar and Córdoba: Marcel Aun becomes industrial director of the El Palomar unit, succeeding Francesco Marani and Diego Vicente takes over the industrial direction of the Córdoba plant.

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Vincent Gaillard and Olivia de Vial join Electra

Electra announces the creation of two new functions: secretary general entrusted to Vincent Gaillard and a human resources department placed under the responsibility of Olivia de Vial.

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Ford at a loss after the end of its autonomous driving partnership

(AFP) – Ford posted an unexpected net loss in the third quarter following an exceptional charge related to the relinquishment of its autonomous driving partnership.

builders

Volvo Cars: Net profit drops almost 70% in the third quarter

(AFP) – Automaker Volvo Cars reported a 71% drop in net income in the third quarter, hurt by inflation and rising commodity prices.

builders

Stellantis will invest in a new paints unit in Sochaux

(AFP) – The Stellantis automobile group will invest one hundred million euros in its Sochaux (Doubs) unit with the creation of a new painting unit, we learned Thursday from the directors and the sources unions.

builders

Stellantis factory in Hordain prepares for hydrogen

(AFP) – At the Stellantis factory in Hordain (North), Peugeot, Fiat and Toyota vans are slowly saying goodbye to diesel, switching to electric and, soon, to hydrogen.

builders

Berlin considers China’s acquisition of semiconductor factory

(AFP) – Berlin is “examining” a plan to acquire a German semiconductor factory by a Chinese-owned Swedish company, a government source said on Thursday, at a time when Chinese investment in the country is very high.

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Biden announces future of electric car at car show

(AFP) – U.S. President Joe Biden gave a hot air to a car-focused TV show on Wednesday night, giving the Democrat a chance to promote the future of the electric car while indulging in his passion for big cars.

markets

Valeo reports strong sales recovery in the third quarter

(AFP) – French equipment maker Valeo on Thursday reported a 33% one-year recovery of its third-quarter revenue to 5.3 billion euros.

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EU: “historic” agreement for the end of heat engines by 2035

(AFP) – The EU has endorsed the death certificate for new thermal engine vehicles for 2035: MEPs and Member States reached an agreement on Thursday night on a flagship regulation for European climate goals.

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Category Constructors

Stellantis factory in Hordain prepares for hydrogen

(AFP) – At the Stellantis factory in Hordain (North), Peugeot, Fiat and Toyota vans are slowly saying goodbye to diesel, switching to electric and, soon, to hydrogen.

10/28/2022

Stellantis will invest in a new paints unit in Sochaux

(AFP) – The Stellantis automobile group will invest one hundred million euros in its Sochaux (Doubs) unit with the creation of a new painting unit, we learned Thursday from the directors and the sources unions.

10/28/2022

Volvo Cars: Net profit drops almost 70% in the third quarter

(AFP) – Automaker Volvo Cars reported a 71% drop in net income in the third quarter, hurt by inflation and rising commodity prices.

10/28/2022

Ford at a loss after the end of its autonomous driving partnership

(AFP) – Ford posted an unexpected net loss in the third quarter following an exceptional charge related to the relinquishment of its autonomous driving partnership.

10/28/2022

Mercedes-Benz in shape in Q3 but cautious for the future

(AFP) – German premium carmaker Mercedes-Benz showed good health in the third quarter, doubling its net profit year-on-year due to improving sales, particularly in China, and high prices.

10/27/2022

End of summer for the popular Ford Fiesta

(AFP) – U.S. automaker Ford announced on Wednesday that it is halting production of the popular Fiesta, after nearly 50 years in service, to focus on developing electric cars.

10/27/2022

Joël Verany, Director DS France: “The DS brand is winning its place in the French market”

The DS brand made its first show at the Paris Motor Show with a “real” range of four vehicles. In a difficult delivery environment, the brand showed strong growth in its order backlog.

10/27/2022

For General Motors, economic turmoil still does not affect demand

(AFP) – U.S. automaker General Motors kept its full-year forecast on Tuesday as demand for its vehicles remained “solid” despite economic turmoil and easing logistical tensions.

10/26/2022

Toyota announces its second electric car, a sedan for China

(AFP) – Toyota on Monday confirmed the launch of its second electric car, a sedan called the bZ3, which could challenge the Tesla Model 3 in China.

10/25/2022

BMW continues to invest in battery and cell production in Germany

By 2024, BMW will have five high-voltage battery assembly lines in Leipzig and commission a quasi-serial cell production line at its pilot center in Parsdorf, near Munich.

10/24/2022

Toyota expects to miss annual production target

(AFP) – Japanese auto giant Toyota warned on Friday that it does not expect to meet its target of producing 9.7 million vehicles in its 2022/23 fiscal year, which ends March 31, due to continued supply difficulties. of semiconductors.

10/21/2022

Renault in good shape in Q3, boosted by hybrids and SUVs

(AFP) – Renault’s sales held up well in the third quarter, despite vehicle sales still being hampered by a shortage of electronic chips.

10/24/2022

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