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Yes, you read correctly, and it is no use you get excited – I’m referring to the pro Germans (VW e.n.). The numbers speak clearly, whether you like it or not!
But what is surprising is how the news is virtually absent from any type of media; then perhaps we can find some painful – but true – explanation without a particular effort. Read more »
Posted by Pietro Montagna in Car, Europe, Fiat, Market, Seat, Skoda, Volkswagen |
QOROS. Remember this name.
This is a new official brand since November the 28th, founded by a joint venture between Chery and Israel Corporation, with active operational participation of Magna (who wanted to buy Opel in 2009). A powerful agreement between the largest Chinese Car provider (for the last 8 years at least) and one of the biggest Israeli Holdings.
The news was not emphasized enough and in my opinion this is a mistake looking at what happened in the past when the Japanese and Korean OEMs were not given serious consideration.
Effectively it looks like everybody is looking at Chinese with the same superior attitude. Read more »
Posted by Pietro Montagna in BMW, BYD, Car, Chery, Electric Cars, Europe, Mercedes, Mini, Qoros, Skoda, Tesla, Volkswagen, Volvo |
photo credit: H2SO4
I would like to talk about an argument “frivolous”, so trivial that nobody was able to see it, at least in Europe.
In the last ten days of March it was announced that Chery’s Chineses will supply 15 A3 Sedan and 2 Tiggo (SUV) to the police in Belgrade . The news might not appear so interesting but there is something unrevealed to say.
Browsing the company website of Chery we can see its clear advance towards the West that stops to “the iron curtain” (although Italy has an agreement with DR).
Starting to alert my mind I discover that there is a statement related to the tender gained in Serbia where the brand was chosen among several competitors like Skoda, Peugeot, Fiat, Volkswagen, Toyota and Hyundai. Read more »
Posted by Pietro Montagna in Car, Chery, DR, Fiat, Great Wall, Hyundai, Peugeot, Skoda, Toyota, Volkswagen |