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Saturday 23 July 2016

Citroën to promote the School of Surf

Citroën Unconventional Team activities, consisting of athletes who practice unconventional sports, are increasing.

The Double Chevron now promotes the School of Surf, a free school open to all the aspiring surfers of all ages included in the Surf Expo program, from Friday to Sunday at Santa Severa in Rome.

At the event also present the C4 Cactus Rip Curl crossover.

Saturday 23 July 2016

Honda begins Chinese production of Acura CDX

Honda started production of its Acura CDX new compact premium SUV in China.

The first model was produced in recent days at the local factory in Guangzhou managed by the Guangzhou-Honda Automobile joint venture.

The carmaker aims to sell around 10,000 units by year-end. Acura CDX was unveiled in April at the Beijing Motor Show.

Saturday 23 July 2016

Excellent results for Hyundai in the Philippines

New record sales for Hyundai in the emerging Philippine market.

The Korean carmaker announced through its official importer and distributor in the country, Hyundai Asia Resources Incorporated, that it closed the first half with registrations increasing by 53.1% to 16,362 units.

The market share by the end of the year will rise to almost 8% of the total.

Saturday 23 July 2016

Seat: two new projects on innovation across the board

Seat unveils two projects that confirm its commitment on innovation in the auto industry across the board.

The carmaker signed an agreement with the University of Harvard for a joint study on feeding aimed at improving the welfare and productivity of employees.

Seat also joined forces with Conector for a startup accelerator on cars and mobility.

Saturday 23 July 2016

Mitsubishi to unveil a compact SUV at the Jakarta Auto Show

Mitsubishi chose the 2016 edition of the Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show, scheduled for August 12 to 21 in Bekasi, a satellite town of the capital Jakarta, for the world premiere of a prototype that anticipates the lines of a future compact crossover.

Once turned into reality series, the model will be one of the most important that the Japanese manufacturer will assemble in the Bekasi factory that will have a capacity of 240,000 units per year. The new model will also be exported to neighboring countries.

Friday 22 July 2016

Available the new 2.0 turbo engine for Alfa Romeo Giulia

Orders start for Alfa Romeo Giulia with the new 2.0 Turbo petrol engine with 200 hp and 8-speed automatic transmission and also for the new Oak Luxury Pack and Walnut Luxury Pack versions.

Produced at the plant in Termoli, the new power unit is exclusively dedicated to the Alfa Romeo sedan and it is an all-aluminum inline four-cylinder.

The two new packs are rather able to enrich the range offer with exclusive contents and the use of leather for the seats, dashboard and door panels, heated seats and steering ...

Friday 22 July 2016

VW celebrates 40th anniversary of its Golf GTI

VW starts celebrations for the 40th birthday of its Golf GTI.

Among the many initiatives also one promoted by the publishing house Hachette Fascicoli with the creation of a collection of 1:8 scale models entitled "Build the Volkswagen Golf GTI" which effectively reproduces the second series of the 1988 version.

The Golf GTI is currently the best-selling model in its class in the world with more than 2 million units assembled since 1976.

For the birthday of its main model, VW has also launched a special version, the Clubsport ...

Friday 22 July 2016

PSA signs new agreement with the Iranian Saipa for Citroën

PSA Group signed a new agreement for its come back in the Iranian market, that is again very attractive after the end of international sanctions and thanks to the agreement on the nuclear issue.

The French giant signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Saipa, historic Citroën Iranian partner since 1966, for the creation of a joint venture for the production and sales in Iran of the Double Chevron models.

The assembly activities will start soon at the local factory in Kashan in which the PSA Group will have a ...

Friday 22 July 2016

Mazda CX-4 Chinese orders exceed 10,000 units within 1 month

Great sales start for the new Mazda CX-4 in China. Just one month after its launch, the Japanese SUV (the result of a joint venture with FAW) has in fact already been ordered by over 10,000 local customers.

The crossover was unveiled as preview at the Beijing Motor Show last April and uses the SkyActiv technology.

Friday 22 July 2016

Peugeot opens assembly plant in Ethiopia

Peugeot has opened a manufacturing plant in Ethiopia. The factory is located in the town of Wukro and the project involved the cooperation of Mesfin Industrial Engineering, branch of the Effort Group with which the French carmaker signed an agreement last March in Paris.

The facility hosts the assembly of 2008, 208 and 301 (1,200 units per year) models that will be distributed locally, but also exported to some neighboring African markets, including Somalia.