Car sales in Portugal are expected to rise by 7.5% in 2017

The secretary general of the Automobile Trade Association of Portugal (ACAP), Hélder Pedro, expressed confidence today that the sector will end the year with a rise in sales of around 7.5% and that next year growth will continue to consolidate. “This year, in terms of sales, we have closed the year with a rise of …

Top 10 car brands in the world

I recently wrote on the Automotive Republic blog that the reinforcement of Mitsubishi put the Renault-Nissan Alliance at the top of the automotive world. In addition to being the group that sold the best cars and light commercial vehicles in Planeta Car in June, the Alliance (which includes Renault, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Dacia, Lada, Datsun and Samsung Motors) surpassed …

China studies ban on fossil fuel cars

China is considering banning the production and sale of vehicles using fossil fuels (gasoline and diesel), a move that could revolutionize the industry globally and give a definite boost to electric cars. The announcement of the plan was made following the decisions of France and Britain to ban sales of cars and trucks of this …

Volkswagen plans to invest € 27 billion in electric cars

Volkswagen is stepping up its migration to electric cars and plans to invest more than 20 billion euros in vehicles that do not emit pollutants by 2030 to challenge the pioneering Tesla in developing a mass market. The world’s largest automaker in sales said on Monday it has increased its target to launch 80 new …

Dealerships have strong sales in October (US)

Automaker sales have moved up to the fastest monthly pace of the year as higher fleet sales and trade to replace losses from hurricane passes across the United States have provided a strong chance of optimism in recent months, The automakers have weathered a series of monthly declines this year and various signs that show …