The Russian hacker wanted Tesla’s data hostage, but an employee of the carmaker outsmarted him

Data and know-how are extremely valuable for companies, they are often the main wealth I have at my disposal, especially in today’s digital age. Tesla’s value also lies in the number of machines and factories, but since many consider it to be a technology company rather than a carmaker, data is no less important to … Read more

The Chinese carmaker offers batteries as a service, making electric cars cheaper

The service is officially called “Battery As A Service” and basically means that Nio brands will let their customers buy an electric car without a battery, which makes their final product much cheaper. Of course, electric customers will not lose power to the customer. They will rent him a battery that will suit him. With … Read more

Škoda Auto will be led by the current head of Volkswagen in South Africa, says Automobilwoche portal – ČT24 – Czech Television

According to this source, 50-year-old Schäfer will replace Bernhard Maier as head of Škoda Auto. In recent days, there has been speculation as a possible successor to Maier, among others, about Martin Jahn, who has currently ended up as executive vice president for sales and marketing of one of the Volkswagen Group’s joint ventures in … Read more

The Czechia has a new center of optimism. The largest carmaker reports a turnaround in the crisis

Closed car showrooms, lack of parts from China, disrupted production and quarantined employees at home. The carmakers lived through the spring of both black dreams, and Škoda Auto from Mladá Boleslav was no exception. Now, however, a whiff of optimism is coming from Mladá Boleslav, which is almost unbelievable. “We expect a recovery in the … Read more

The well-known carmaker is withdrawing from Europe, Mitsubishi has several reasons for this step Car

Prague Japanese carmaker Mitsubishi has announced that it will withdraw from Europe. The new Outlander SUV models or the Eclipse Cross hybrid have not yet reached European markets, and the company will continue to focus on Southeast Asia. <!—-> Financial problems led the company to decide. In the first quarter of 2020, the company sold … Read more

The profit of the carmaker Peugeot, Citroën or Opel fell by 67.5 percent

The company, which owns brands such as Peugeot, Citroën and Opel, is now preparing to merge with Fiat Chrysler (FCA). The company’s revenues fell by 34.5 percent to 25.12 billion euros. CFO Philippe de Rovira told reporters that the carmaker had already experienced a strong recovery in sales in June, and a similar trend continues … Read more

The Chinese carmaker borrowed the design of the new Bronco quite boldly

The design of the new generation Ford Bronco has evidently appealed to many people, including Chinese car designers. We have written in the past about the Chinese model Haval DaGou, whose bow was undoubtedly at least partially inspired by the famous Ford Bronco images. However, the stern was more reminiscent of a Land Cruiser, and … Read more

Car market in China is expected to shrink by a quarter

China is the most important single market for German automobile manufacturers. Sales plummeted as a result of the corona crisis. The market is now recovering slightly, but the forecast by the Chinese manufacturers’ association is bleak. Photo series with 17 pictures Despite a significant recovery in April, the outlook for the Chinese car market is … Read more

Dividend despite state money – dispute over distributions

Dusseldorf Germany’s companies want to distribute nearly 44 billion euros in dividends for their shareholders this year and thus share in the success of the past financial year. At the same time, like Adidas, BASF, Daimler and Co., they send their employees on short-time work – so they have their employees paid by the taxpayer. … Read more

There is a risk of massive job cuts in the automotive industry

At Daimler, VW, BMW and Opel, production is at a standstill, the corona crisis has hit the car maker hard. As a result, tens of thousands of employees were sent on short-time work. But it won’t stay that way, warns an expert. Industry expert Ferdinand Dudenhöffer believes that the Corona crisis will result in the … Read more