Subaru officially arrived to Serbia

General agent for SCG is Cyprus-based company Nikos Katamis, whereas the first dealer for Belgrade will be company Ćurčić, which sells Subaru vehicles for 10 years ... More


New Citroen’s showroom in Belgrade

The automobile showroom of company Vitro-group, general agent for Citroen vehicles in Serbia and Montenegro, has been opened in 69 Karađorđeva Street. The opening was preceded by the speeches given by Michel ... More


Schefenacker officially launches production in Slovenia

SAPS, the Slovenian subsidiary of German auto-equipment maker Schefenacker, opened a new factory on the premises of the defunct textile company Tekstilna tovarna Prebold in the northeast, which it purchased in March. As SAPS ... More


Slovenian Viator Vektor and Greek Spider interested in privatization of Zastava Trucks

Slovenian company Viator Vektor is interested in privatization of Zastava Trucks, i.e. in procurement of entire factory or its part. The managers of Viator have recently visited Zastava and they have been introduced to the ... More


Skoda dealer to expand operations in Bulgaria

Euratek, the official importer of Skoda vehicles, said it will spend 1 mln euro to expand the service centre it operates in Sofia's Nadezhda borough. Another 1.5-2 mln euro have been earmarked for a new dealership in Bourgas. The ... More


Greek firm takes over Bulgarian Subaru dealership

Subaru Motors Trading, a newly established subsidiary of Greece's Subaru Motors Hellas, will take over as the representative of the Japanese auto maker in Bulgaria. Subaru Motors Trading will engage in no trade dealings and will ... More


Work on Montupet plant in Bulgaria to start in spring '06

French aluminium car parts maker Montupet will kick off the construction of its plant in Rousse, on the Danube, after the winter season, Rousse mayor Bozhidar Yotov said following a meeting with company representatives. ... More


Michelin presents in Bulgaria new winter tyres

French tyre-producing giant Michelin presented in Bulgaria three different types of winter tyres. Michelin is presenting to the Bulgarian drivers its Alpin and Pilot Alpin types, with improved parameters, whereas the Michelin ... More


Plans for new Renault model back on track

The plans for the production of a new Renault model at Slovenian car maker Revoz are back on track after successful adjustments were made to the car. According to Novo mesto-based Revoz, Renault is now ready to proceed with the ... More


Renault may be interested in buying Daewoo Craiova

The Renault Group may be interested in taking over the Daewoo Craiova car manufacturer in order to enlarge its capacity for the production of the Logan model in Romania. The ‘ultra-economical’ car has sold 114,000 ... More


Paradoxical decision on privatization costly for Turkey

Vehicle controlling stations were privatized in 2002; however the privatization tender was cancelled due to claims of irregularities. These stations were privatized again in 2004 and were won by the Akfen Group. The State ... More


New Mitsubishi L 200 in Romania next spring

Mitsubishi will launch, next April, the new L 200 pick-up with a Euro 4 diesel engine, according to a news release issued by general importer to Romania, M Car Trading. The Japanese carmaker expects the new model, which was ... More


Turkey manufactures the majority of buses among EU states

About 15,000 buses and midi buses are manufactured annually in eight factories established in Turkey, making Turkey a centre for significant bus and mini van manufacturing, while European Union (EU) countries manufacture 35,000 ... More


Sale of "Punto" with "Zastava 10" sign begins

The sale of the first models of “Fiat’s” passenger car “Punto” (www.fiat.com), with the sign “Zastava 10”, will begin in two to three days, and the price of a base model is €7990, ... More


Automobile Show "Auto sou - Novi Sad"

At the fifth automobile show "Auto sou-Novi Sad", which will take place at the Novi Sad Fair (www.nsfair.co.yu) from October 11 to 16, 12 automobiles of leading world manufacturers have their premiere. The representatives of ... More


Renault Nissan Bulgaria takes over Nissan and Dacia

A new company, Renault Nissan Bulgaria, will take over from ProMobile as the authorised dealer of Renault, Nissan and Dacia for Bulgaria. Regarding the ownership of the new company, it is believed, according to sources, that it ... More


Germans invest in new production unit

German concern Kromberg & Schubert will inaugurate an automotive wiring production facility at Medias, Sibiu County, and it plans to invest over ten million Euro in the unit's first development stage. The plant will be developed ... More


Romania could take over carmaker

Romania could become a majority shareholder in the Craiova-based carmaker Daewoo Automobile next month, as it is in talks with the Korean company for the acquisition of a 51 per cent stake in the facility. "We hope we can ... More


Citroen Expands its Presence in Bulgaria

A 1.5 mln lev Citroen sales and repair center will be build in Vidin on a 0.2 ha site, said Avtomotor Vidin AD, the area partner of Citroen International Avtomotor Corporation. Building contractor Arkus-Stroy recently said it ... More