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Romania posts second-fastest increase of new car registrations in EU in Q1, but remains a small market for carmakers

Auto April 18, 2018 11:23 0 comments

The new passenger car registrations in Romania rose by 28.6 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of this year, to 28,643 units, according to data published on Wednesday by European auto industry association ACEA. Romania…more »

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Tesla temporarily stops Model 3 production

Auto April 17, 2018 14:53 0 comments

Tesla has announced that it will temporarily stop production of the Model 3 for up to five days, for the second time since February, in order to “improve automation and systematically address bottlenecks in order…more »

Ford Romania posts new record production of EcoSport SUV model in February

Auto April 17, 2018 14:17 0 comments

US carmaker Ford recorded in February a new record high production at its Romanian plant located in Craiova, with close to 12,000 passenger cars produced, more than double compared to February 2017, Automotive Manufacturers and…more »

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Volkswagen to change logo to prepare for electric car era

Auto April 17, 2018 12:19 0 comments

Volkswagen Group will change the logo of the VW brand, for the first time since 2012, as a preparation for the era of electric cars and as an attempt to improve the company’s image following…more »

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Key move. Antoine Doucerain named new CEO of Dacia and Groupe Renault Romania

Auto April 13, 2018 10:54 0 comments

Groupe Renault has announced the naming of Antoine Doucerain as the general director of Automobile Dacia and Groupe Renault Romania, starting May 1. He will report to Nicolas Maure, director of operations of Groupe Renault…more »

Tesla says driver to blame in fatal car crash

Auto April 13, 2018 10:52 0 comments

Tesla blamed the driver for the fatal crash that took place on March 23, when a Model X sport-utility vehicle collided with a barrier and was struck by two other vehicles.  Walter Huang, the driver…more »

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Dacia increased production by 2.2 pct in Q1 to 85,365 cars

Auto April 11, 2018 14:33 0 comments

Romanian carmaker Dacia, controlled by French group Renault, increased its production at the local plant in Mioveni by 2.2 percent in the first quarter of this year compared with the same period of 2017, up…more »

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EU court rules France can bring criminal suit to Uber for illegal taxi services

Auto April 10, 2018 12:23 0 comments

According to a ruling by a top EU court on Tuesday, Uber local managers can be subject of criminal proceedings in France, for running an illegal taxi service, Reuters reports. The case is related to…more »

Auto Insurance Bureau paid over RON 60 mln in compensation for uninsured vehicles in 2017

Auto April 05, 2018 13:12 0 comments

The CEDAM Database, which includes the damage history of all vehicles insured in Romania, will be transferred from the Financial Supervisory Authority (ASF) to the Auto Insurance Bureau (AIB) by the end of July. The…more »

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Fetesti-Cernavoda bridge toll can now be paid in PayPoint partner stores

Auto April 04, 2018 13:37 0 comments

PayPoint Romania, the main operator for cash payments and electronic top-ups in retail points, together with Scala Assistance, a company authorised for issuing and managing the road toll, have announced the extension of their partnership.…more »