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Western Europe, USA and China are growing

17. April 2014

The three largest automotive markets – Western Europe, the USA and China – all expanded significantly in March. In Western Europe new registrations of passenger cars rose by 9.5 per cent, while in the USA sales of light vehicle increased by nearly 6 per cent and the Chinese passenger car market grew by a good 12 per cent.

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Wissmann: Truck manufacturers need more flexibility for aerodynamic optimisation

15. April 2014

Today the European Parliament passed amendments to Directive 96/53 governing the dimensions and weights of commercial vehicles. Matthias Wissmann, President of the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA), commented: "The vote by the European Parliament is basically a step in the right direction.

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Domestic passenger car market, exports and production still climbing

02. April 2014

In March 2014, new registrations of passenger cars in Germany rose by 5 per cent to 296,400 units, continuing the expected stabilisation. In the first quarter the figures increased by 6 per cent to 711,700 vehicles. Matthias Wissmann, President of the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA), stressed, "The welcome development on the German market consolidated in March.”

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Wissmann: Decision on charging connectors will boost electric cars

01. April 2014

Today the European Parliament’s Transport Committee endorsed a draft Directive defining a Europe-wide standard connector for the charging infrastructure for electric cars.

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