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Day: November 8, 2017

Mercedes-Benz fixes record sales

Mercedes-Benz fixes record sales

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Stuttgart brand during the current year is actively increasing sales of cars against the backdrop of record demand for the E-Class. According to the results of October, the Germans sold 182 812 cars worldwide, which is 5.6% higher than the similar indexes of the previous year. For 10 months of the current year, the dealers of the brand sold 1,900,112 vehicles, which is 11.1% higher than last year. Last month, Mercedes-Benz was in the lead in the premium segment in the markets of Germany, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Austria, Portugal, Taiwan, USA and Canada. In Europe, Mercedes-Benz fixes a personal record, having sold 76 694 cars in October, which is 7.4% more than in October of last year. Since the beginning of 2017, nearly 800,000 vehicles have been sold, with sales up 8%. In the...
Opel will shorten the model range and switch to electric vehicles

Opel will shorten the model range and switch to electric vehicles

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The breakeven point, the Germans will have to pass in 2019 and receive a minimum of 2 percent profit in 2020. Opel will reduce the number of its models to focus on segments of the market with a high margin, and will also concentrate in its hands the development of the electrification of future vehicles of the PSA Group. This is reported by the German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. According to the article, the announced changes are the key point of the new Opel restructuring plan, which will be presented at a press conference on Thursday by the company's head Michael Lochscheller at the headquarters in Rousselheim, Germany. The general director of concern PSA Carlos Tavares also will take part in this action. The Opel Technical Center near Frankfurt will become the ...
Mitsubishi pulled out of losses due to sales growth

Mitsubishi pulled out of losses due to sales growth

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The Japanese automaker has published a financial report, in which profit is fixed. According to the portal Automotive news, Mitsubishi recorded a profit of 23.6 billion yen (about $ 207.3 million equivalent) in the last quarter, while a loss of 36.2 billion yen was recorded last year. As a result of the first half of the financial year, Mitsubishi sold 498,000 cars, which is 14% higher than the figures for the same period last year. The brand registered a strong demand growth in the Chinese market, where sales grew by 87% to 58,000 units, as well as in Japan, where sales rose 48% to 43,000 vehicles. In the markets of the USA and Europe, the level of sales of Mitsubishi cars is at a stable level (growth and decline within 1% are fixed). According to the Japanese, the surge in s...
China has become the largest market for Cadillac

China has become the largest market for Cadillac

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Also, sales of Cadillac cars show growth in Canada, South Korea, Russia and Japan. The Chinese continue to buy Cadillac models in record numbers, helping the American automaker show consecutive sales growth for 17 consecutive months. In October, Cadillac delivered 17,018 cars to China, which is significantly more than the 13,931 units that this brand sold in its home market - in the United States. The increase in sales of cars of the American brand in China last month amounted to 36.1 percent compared to October 2016, in which 12 502 cars were sold. Year-on-year, Chinese buyers purchased 141,643 cars from Cadillac. For comparison, in the last 12 months in the US was delivered 127,777 Cadillacs. And in America, the sale of cars of this brand falls - by 4.1 percent over the same...
Hypercar Mercedes-AMG has already been put on sale

Hypercar Mercedes-AMG has already been put on sale

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The corresponding announcement appeared on the popular German resource, specializing in the cars sales. One of the Munich car dealers posted on the Mobile.de website an announcement about the sale of the Mercedes-AMG Project One hypercar. The seller promises to supply the car in the second quarter of 2019, and the issue price is 4.51 million euros, while the manufacturer reported a starting price of 2.27 million euros. Hypercar is equipped with a hybrid power plant, the power of which exceeds 1,000 hp. It includes a 1.6-liter engine borrowed from a racing F1 car, an eight-gear "robot", five electric motors and a lithium-ion battery pack. In this configuration, Project One can accelerate to 200 km/h in six seconds and accelerate to a top speed of 350 km/h. The power reserve is ...
BMW officially introduced the limited sedan M3 CS

BMW officially introduced the limited sedan M3 CS

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Bavarian brand BMW officially introduced the most "hardcore" version of it's 3-series sedan - M3 CS. The novelty is located on the step above the modification of the M3 Competition Package. Less than two weeks from the moment when the M3 CS "lit up" almost without camouflage at the Nurburgring. Everything said that the sedan is ready for the debut. And so, this late autumn night, the brand finally officially introduced it. Specifications of the car did not surprise. Long before the premiere, rumors circulated that under the hood of the BMW M3 CS there will be a three-liter biturbed 6 cylinder with a return of 460 horsepower, and today this information was confirmed. The engine uses the proprietary Double-VANOS gas distribution system, cold air intake, direct high-pressure fuel in...