August 28, 2014


Tata Motors enters Algeria

Tata Motors has ventured in to the Algerian passenger vehicle market and has introduced its car models including the Tata Indica, Tata Vista hatchbacks, and the Tata Indigo and Tata Manza sedans.

The automobile major already has presence in several countries across Europe, Latin America, Africa, Russia, Middle East, Asia and lately Australia. Algeria has been ear-marked as a focus market in the Tata Motors global strategy, where it has appointed SPA Elsecom"...

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August 28, 2014


Carmudi Pinpoints the Future of Driving

Carmudi, the world’s fastest growing car classifieds, is the vehicle marketplace that offers buyers, sellers and car dealers the ideal platform to find cars, motorcycles and commercial vehicles online. The rules of driving are changing on a global scale, and Carmudi has the perfect fit for every driver of today and tomorrow.

Zeroing in on the five key technologies"...

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August 26, 2014


Germany approves Rheinmetall armoured vehicle plant delivery to Algeria

Germany's Economy Ministry has approved plans by defence group Rheinmetall to deliver an armoured vehicle assembly plant to Algeria, according to a reply sent by the ministry following a request from a member of parliament.

Rheinmetall's delivery to Algeria includes a production line to assemble the Fuchs armoured vehicle, as well as other parts valued at more than 28 million euros ($37 million), according to the document. German magazine Der Spiegel had earlier reported on the approval, according to Reuters.

The planned factory, located about 400 km east of Algeria's capital...

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August 19, 2014


Ankai Buses Soon to be Exported to Algeria

On Aug. 15, the first batch of 300 units Ankai buses were shipped at Lianyungang Port in Jiangsu Province for their destination in Algeria.

According to the bus maker, it signed a sales contract with CIMAMOTORS in Algeria in Jun. this year. According to their contract, Ankai is required to deliver its bus products in three batches.

The first one with 300 units is now on its way. The rest two batches are expected to be delivered within this year. After the execution of the contract, Ankai is going to provide 1,100 units buses with a total value of 36 million USD (about 224 million...

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August 19, 2014


JAC Obtains Largest Chinese Heavy-Duty Trucks Export Order - 5239 Trucks Exported to Venezuela

JAC Motors’ global sales received a timely injection as Chinese President Xi Jinping attended the closing ceremony of the 13th annual China-Venezuela summit on July 21, 2014. JAC Automobile (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd. affiliated with JAC Automobile Co., Ltd. Hefei, China, the Venezuelan Ministry of Road Transport and CORPOVEX S.A. signed a contract for the purchase of 5,239 heavy-duty trucks, worth a total of USD 274 million.


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August 5, 2014


Algeria – China-made 2014 Chevrolet Optra launched at INR 10.5 lakhs

The 2014 Chevrolet Optra was launched in Algeria recently with prices starting from 1.39 million Algerian Dinar (INR 10.5 lakhs). The new Optra is nothing but a Baojun 630, which is made in China. Baojun, a GM-owned Chinese brand, supplies the rebadged 630 as an Optra to places like Egypt and Algeria.


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August 1, 2014


Panasonic Expands Relationship with Hendrick Motorsports

Panasonic has expanded its relationship with Hendrick Motorsports with a new multi-year agreement that includes primary sponsorship of the No. 24 team of four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion and current points leader Jeff Gordon. Panasonic will be featured as a primary sponsor of the No. 24 team in two Sprint Cup races annually and as an associate-level partner in all other events. It will mark the first on-car branding for Panasonic since joining Hendrick Motorsports as a technology partner in 2007. The agreement covers"...

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July 29, 2014


Polaris Industries Inc. Announces New Business Unit and Leadership Changes in EMEA Business

Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced that it is integrating several emerging business lines to create a new Global Adjacent Markets business and that it has named Matt Homan to lead the fully integrated business as President, Global Adjacent Markets. This new business unit is operational effective immediately.

“In his time with Polaris, Matt Homan has"...

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