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Ford starts recruiting close to 1,000 people in Romania

Auto April 06, 2017 12:46 0 comments

American car maker Ford has kicked off a massive recruitment campaign in Romania. The company will create 976 new jobs at its plant in Craiova, southern Romania, where it manufacturers the B-max model and the…more »

PM Grindeanu: Sibiu-Pitesti highway project remains a “priority”

Auto April 05, 2017 10:47 0 comments

Romanian PM Sorin Grindeanu said that the planned highway linking Pitesti to Sibiu cities remains a priority. The comment was made during a joint press conference with the director of Renault Romania, Yves Caracatzanis. The…more »

Ioannis Papalekas to develop Renault’s new HQ in Bucharest

Auto April 05, 2017 10:11 0 comments

Globalworth, the real estate investment fund controlled by Ioannis Papalekas, will handle the development of the new HQ office building of French car maker Renault in Bucharest. Initially, Elgan Offices had won the tender for…more »

Dacia’s car registrations in France gain 9.5 pct in March

Auto April 04, 2017 10:14 0 comments

The registrations of new Dacia cars in France gained 9.5 percent to 12,167 units in March versus the same month of last year, according to the French Committee of Automotive Suppliers (CCFA). Car maker Dacia,…more »

Faurecia opens new plant in Romania following EUR 8 mln investment

Auto March 30, 2017 15:48 0 comments

Car parts maker Faurecia has opened officially the fifth factory from Romania, near Pitesti, in Cateasca locality, following an investment of EUR 8 million. As a result of the investment, the company owns now factories…more »

Key move. Gabriel Sicoe is the new president of ACAROM

Auto March 23, 2017 16:15 0 comments

Gabriel Sicoe is the new president of The Romanian Car Makers Association (ACAROM), starting March 22. He is replacing Constantin Stroe, who passed away in December 2016. Sicoe was a close collaborator of Stroe and…more »

Romanian IT&C companies to develop software solutions for BMW

Auto March 16, 2017 16:18 0 comments

BMW has come to Romania on Thursday to start discussions about collaboration with IT&C companies to provide BMW software solutions.   „This is an initiative that started at the Government level, we were contacted by the…more »


Porsche Engineering Romania plans to reach 70 employees this year

Auto March 08, 2017 11:25 0 comments

Porsche Engineering Group plans to increase its headcount in Cluj-Napoca three fold this year and to expand its partnership with the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca . The development center in western Romania currently has 21…more »

Mitsubishi CEO says no plan for plant in Romania

Auto March 08, 2017 09:26 0 comments

The CEO of Japanese car maker Mitsubishi, Osamu Masuko, said the company does not explore a potential investment in Romania, rejecting local media reports which stated the firm was looking at the country for a…more »

Mitsubishi Motors ponders investment in Romanian plant

Auto March 03, 2017 15:07 0 comments

Japanese car maker Mitsubishi Motors is exploring the option of making a green-field investment of around EUR 200 million in an engine plant in Romania, according to government sources quoted by ProTV. The representatives of…more »