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Transport Operators’ Federation (FORT) demanding clear regulation for all taxi and ridesharing services

Auto December 05, 2017 10:41 0 comments

The Romanian Transport Operators’ Federation (FORT) is demanding swift action from the Government and the General Council of Bucharest regarding the regulation or official authorisation of transport done through ridesharing platforms. FORT is also asking…more »


Mayor Firea announces new rules for taxi operators in Bucharest, might hit Uber & Taxify

Auto December 04, 2017 15:50 0 comments

Bucharest mayor Gabriela Firea has announced after a meeting with the Confederation of Authorised Transport Operators of Romania that the City Council will pass a clear set of regulations for taxi operators in Bucharest, in…more »

Romanian auto repair shops planning to bring in Chinese workers

Auto December 04, 2017 12:17 0 comments

The Romanian Association of Independent Auto Repair Shops (ASSAI) has announced in a press release that it wants to bring Chinese workers to staff automotive repair shops and car washes. The Association sent a collaboration…more »

Romanian operational leasing market up by 11 pct to over 66,000 units at Q3-end

Auto November 30, 2017 12:00 0 comments

The Romanian operational leasing market went up by 11 percent year-on-year to over 66,000 units at Q3-end. During January-September were registered approximately 13,000 cars by the operational leasing companies, meaning 15 percent of the overall…more »

BCR launches electric car-sharing service in Bucharest – what’s the cost

Auto November 22, 2017 16:05 0 comments

BCR, the biggest lender in Romania by assets controlled by Austrian Erste, has launched in Bucharest its first electric car-sharing service called eGo. In the initial phase, the program will include a fleet 20 electric…more »

Porsche Romania sales up by 13 pct in first nine months of the year

Auto November 10, 2017 15:46 0 comments

Porsche Romania registered an increase year-on-year in sales by 13 percent in first nine months of the year for all the brands of Volkswagen group. Brent Valmar, general director of Porsche Romania, said: ”We are…more »

Over 450.000 new cars were registered in Romania by September 2017, says INS

Auto November 06, 2017 11:43 0 comments

Over 450.000 cars were registered in Romania for the first time in the first 9 months of this year, according to the National Institute of Statistics (INS). The cars registrations increased by 32.7 percent in…more »

Dacia cars’ registrations in France grow by 11.6 pct in October y/y

Auto November 03, 2017 10:30 0 comments

The registration of Dacia vehicles in France increased by 11.6 percent reaching 8,487 units from last year, says The French Automobile Manufactures Committee (CCFA). Overall, the French auto market recorded a growth of 13.7 percent…more »

UniCredit Leasing

Toyota Romania signs partnership for financial leasing services with UniCredit Leasing

Auto November 02, 2017 11:43 0 comments

Toyota Romania has signed a partnership for financial leasing services with UniCredit Leasing, under the brand umbrella “Inchcape Finance Romania”, facilitating the access to hybrid cars on the Romanian market. “The partnership with UniCredit Leasing…more »

automobile sales Number of cars sellers up by 25 pct in 2017, 30 pct of sales offers over EUR 15,000

Auto October 25, 2017 12:06 0 comments

The number of cars sellers increased by 25 percent in 2017 and 30 percent of sales offers' value exceeds EUR 15,000, a similar share as in the segment EUR 5,000-10,000, according to a release published…more »