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MOL Romania opens its first electric car charging station in Bucharest

Auto February 15, 2018 17:31 0 comments

MOL Romania has opened its first charging station for electric vehicles, in the Nicolae Caramfil area in Bucharest. Charging will be done through alternating and direct current at 50 kW, meaning that the station is…more »

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Uber introduces exact upfront fares in Romania

Auto February 13, 2018 12:15 0 comments

Uber has announced that it will introduce upfront pricing in Romania starting on Wednesday, February 14. This means that passengers will be shown the exact fare before requesting a ride – until now, they would…more »

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Cars trade turnover volume up by 11.1 pct in 2017

Auto February 13, 2018 10:04 0 comments

The cars trade turnover volume went up yer-on-year by 11.1 percent in 2017, especially due to the results registered in the trade with motorcycles and affiliated accessories, according to the National Institute of Statistics (INS).…more »

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Uber paid 3 times more profit tax than the 9 largest Bucharest taxi companies combined in 2016

Auto February 06, 2018 17:12 0 comments

The 9 largest taxi companies in Bucharest paid a total of RON 61,224 in profit tax in 2016, according to data from the Finance Ministry. In the same period, Uber, active in Bucharest, Timisoara and…more »

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INS: almost 628,000 auto registrations in Romania last year

Auto February 06, 2018 10:35 0 comments

New registrations for vehicles have risen by 58.3 percent in 2017 from 2016, according to the National Institute for Statistics. This refers to cars which are registered for the first time in the country, and…more »

Automobile Bavaria posts EUR 136 mln turnover in 2017, plans fresh investments in network

Auto February 01, 2018 10:57 0 comments

Automobile Bavaria Group, the biggest network of BMW dealerships in Central and Eastern Europe, said its turnover went over EUR 136 million in 2017, reporting a 15 percent increase in the volume of car deliveries…more »

SIXT Group Romania aims turnover growth by 20 pct and over EUR 20 mln investment in all divisions in 2018

Auto January 30, 2018 16:40 0 comments

SIXT Group Romania, one of the top companies in auto industry, aims an increase in the fleet managed in rent a car system and operational leasing system, by 20 percent up to 5,000 cars, and…more »

Forza Rossa opens in Bucharest a showroom of over 4,000 sqm exclusively for Ferrari

Auto January 26, 2018 17:28 0 comments

Forza Rossa, the representative of Ferrari on the Romanian market, opens in Bucharest one of the biggest showrooms in Europe, of over 4,000 sqm exclusively for Ferrari. The building respects the newest regulations of Ferrari…more »

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President Iohannis signs law requiring local authorities to buy electric public transport vehicles

Auto January 19, 2018 12:05 0 comments

The law regarding the promotion of eco-friendly transport, through which at least 30 percent of the public transport vehicles purchased by local authorities will need to be electric, has been signed by President Klaus Iohannis. …more »

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Autovit: Record sales for new and used cars in 2017

Auto January 17, 2018 12:12 0 comments

According to an analysis done by Autovit.ro, the sales of new and used cars have reached a record high in 2017 in Romania. There were over 100,000 new cars and 1.1 million used cars sold…more »