<![CDATA[Worldcarfans: Corporate/Financial]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/category/corporatefinancial<![CDATA[Worldcarfans: Corporate/Financial]]>http://content.worldcarfans.co/templates/0/18/images/feedlogo.gifhttp://www.worldcarfans.com/category/corporatefinancial<![CDATA[VW quality assurance boss resigns amid Dieselgate]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160209103782/vw-quality-assurance-boss-resigns-amid-dieselgateVolkswagen Group Quality Assurance chief Frank Tuch has decided to resign amid the huge emissions scandal involving multiple brands from the group. ]]>Tue, 09 Feb 2016 12:40:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160209103782/vw-quality-assurance-boss-resigns-amid-dieselgate<![CDATA[Ford announces European restructuring, will eliminate slow selling models]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160203103604/ford-announces-european-restructuring-will-eliminate-slow-selling-modelsFord of Europe has introduced a restructuring plan which aims to improve profits and lower costs. As part of the initiative, Ford will create a "more streamlined and profitable product line." The company declined to say which models will be getting the ]]>Wed, 03 Feb 2016 21:20:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160203103604/ford-announces-european-restructuring-will-eliminate-slow-selling-models<![CDATA[GM to reduce the number of platforms it develops, keep them in production longer]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160130103458/general-motors-to-reduce-the-number-of-platforms-it-develops-keep-them-in-production-longAutomotive platforms can costs of hundreds of millions of dollars to develop so General Motors is aiming to reduce the number of architecture its uses and nearly double the amount of time they remain in production. Speaking with Reuters, GM President Dan ]]>Sat, 30 Jan 2016 01:20:01 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160130103458/general-motors-to-reduce-the-number-of-platforms-it-develops-keep-them-in-production-long<![CDATA[Confirmed: Daihatsu to become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Toyota]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160129103424/confirmed-daihatsu-to-become-a-wholly-owned-subsidiary-of-toyotaToyota has announced it will acquire the remaining shares in Daihatsu and the deal is expected to be finalized by August. ]]>Fri, 29 Jan 2016 09:19:19 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160129103424/confirmed-daihatsu-to-become-a-wholly-owned-subsidiary-of-toyota<![CDATA[2018 Jeep Wrangler to have mild hybrid & hybrid electric variants]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160127103371/2018-jeep-wrangler-to-have-mild-hybrid-hybrid-electric-variantsFiat Chrysler Automobiles' updated business plan has revealed some new details about the next-generation Jeep Wrangler. ]]>Wed, 27 Jan 2016 22:50:01 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160127103371/2018-jeep-wrangler-to-have-mild-hybrid-hybrid-electric-variants<![CDATA[Alfa Romeo delays a handful of models, promises two specialty vehicles]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160127103370/alfa-romeo-delays-a-handful-of-models-promises-two-specialty-vehiclesAlfa Romeo's future is looking slightly less rosy as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has presented an updated business plan which calls for the brand to slow its product rollout. ]]>Wed, 27 Jan 2016 22:00:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160127103370/alfa-romeo-delays-a-handful-of-models-promises-two-specialty-vehicles<![CDATA[Toyota thinking about Daihatsu buyout without Suzuki cooperation]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160127103365/toyota-thinking-about-daihatsu-buyout-without-suzuki-cooperationRecently crowned best-selling car manufacturer for the fourth time in a row, Toyota has admitted it’s thinking about a potential Daihatsu buyout. ]]>Wed, 27 Jan 2016 18:40:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160127103365/toyota-thinking-about-daihatsu-buyout-without-suzuki-cooperation<![CDATA[Long-Term Quality: How consumers sometimes pay the price]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160126103320/long-term-quality-how-consumers-sometimes-pay-the-priceQuality has a way of outing itself in everything that we buy, sell, and do. Cars are no different. ]]>Tue, 26 Jan 2016 19:20:01 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160126103320/long-term-quality-how-consumers-sometimes-pay-the-price<![CDATA[Sales in Europe's Big 5 countries up by 8.8% in 2015]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160119103076/sales-in-europe-s-big-5-countries-up-by-8-8-in-2015The five biggest auto markets in Europe are still recovering from the financial crisis but new statistics show new car registrations there surpassed the 10 million units mark last year. ]]>Tue, 19 Jan 2016 15:32:00 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160119103076/sales-in-europe-s-big-5-countries-up-by-8-8-in-2015<![CDATA[Anonymous hacks Nissan websites supporting whales and dolphins]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160115102967/anonymous-hacks-nissan-websites-supporting-whales-and-dolphinsA group of hackers has attacked several Nissan websites over whales and dolphins hunt. ]]>Fri, 15 Jan 2016 17:20:00 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160115102967/anonymous-hacks-nissan-websites-supporting-whales-and-dolphins<![CDATA[Investigators haven’t found evidence of cheating device at Renault]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160115102959/investigators-havent-found-evidence-of-cheating-device-at-renaultAs it turns out, the investigations that took place at some Renault sites in France yesterday did not reveal any evidence of a cheating device. ]]>Fri, 15 Jan 2016 08:18:00 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160115102959/investigators-havent-found-evidence-of-cheating-device-at-renault<![CDATA[Renault shares take 20% dive after suspicions of faked emissions]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160114102936/renault-shares-take-20-dive-after-suspicions-of-faked-emissionsA new scandal is about to hit the automotive industry as there are some suspicions Renault has its very own Dieselgate. ]]>Thu, 14 Jan 2016 15:20:00 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160114102936/renault-shares-take-20-dive-after-suspicions-of-faked-emissions<![CDATA[Aston Martin considering plant in Macedonia]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160112102848/aston-martin-considering-plant-in-macedoniaAston Martin is currently considering new plant options and according to a new report Macedonia is among them. ]]>Tue, 12 Jan 2016 14:00:00 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160112102848/aston-martin-considering-plant-in-macedonia<![CDATA[Mary Barra continues to break the glass ceiling, named GM Chairwoman]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160105102544/mary-barra-continues-to-break-the-glass-ceiling-named-gm-chairwomanGeneral Motors CEO Mary Barra continues to break the glass ceiling as the company's Board of Directors has unanimously elected her as the new Chairwoman. ]]>Tue, 05 Jan 2016 00:00:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160105102544/mary-barra-continues-to-break-the-glass-ceiling-named-gm-chairwoman<![CDATA[Audi Q2 confirmed for 2016]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151228102387/audi-q2-confirmed-for-2016Audi must have had a pretty good Christmas as the company has announced plans to invest more than $3.2 (€3) billion into an assortment of projects next year. ]]>Mon, 28 Dec 2015 20:00:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151228102387/audi-q2-confirmed-for-2016<![CDATA[VW to keep former CEO Martin Winterkorn on payroll for another year?]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151218102161/vw-to-keep-former-ceo-martin-winterkorn-on-payroll-for-another-yearAccording to Reuters, VW will keep paying former CEO Martin Winterkorn for another year when the contract will expire. ]]>Fri, 18 Dec 2015 16:40:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151218102161/vw-to-keep-former-ceo-martin-winterkorn-on-payroll-for-another-year<![CDATA[Stefano Domenicali could become Lamborghini CEO]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151215102055/stefano-domenicali-could-become-lamborghini-ceoFormer Scuderia Ferrari team boss Stefano Domenicali could be selected as the next CEO of Lamborghini, according to a recent report from Italy. ]]>Tue, 15 Dec 2015 17:20:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151215102055/stefano-domenicali-could-become-lamborghini-ceo<![CDATA[Mahindra-Pininfarina deal to be finalized this month]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151212101973/mahindra-pininfarina-deal-to-be-finalized-this-monthThe deal between Mahindra & Mahindra and Pininfarina will be completed before the end of the year. ]]>Sat, 12 Dec 2015 14:00:01 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151212101973/mahindra-pininfarina-deal-to-be-finalized-this-month<![CDATA[Faraday Future plans to open $1 billion plant in Nevada]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151212101960/faraday-future-plans-to-open-1-billion-plant-in-nevadaFaraday Future has revealed plans to build a state-of-the-art production facility in North Las Vegas, Nevada. ]]>Sat, 12 Dec 2015 00:40:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151212101960/faraday-future-plans-to-open-1-billion-plant-in-nevada<![CDATA[Ford says Everest fire is isolated incident]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151210101910/ford-says-everest-fire-is-isolated-incidentFord Australia has released an official statement regarding the Everest fire from earlier this month. ]]>Thu, 10 Dec 2015 22:42:08 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151210101910/ford-says-everest-fire-is-isolated-incident<![CDATA[VW could sell Bentley or Lamborghini in case of loan repayment problems]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151207101777/vw-could-sell-bentley-or-lamborghini-in-case-of-loan-repayment-problemsReuters is citing sources within VW hinting that some of the assets could be sold if the company will have problems paying back the massive €20 billion loan. ]]>Mon, 07 Dec 2015 18:40:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151207101777/vw-could-sell-bentley-or-lamborghini-in-case-of-loan-repayment-problems<![CDATA[Audi, BMW, Daimler complete HERE maps deal with Nokia]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151207101774/audi-bmw-daimler-complete-here-maps-deal-with-nokiaAudi, BMW, and Daimler have finalized the transaction with Nokia for the HERE mapping solution. ]]>Mon, 07 Dec 2015 16:40:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151207101774/audi-bmw-daimler-complete-here-maps-deal-with-nokia<![CDATA[VW to take €20 B loan to pay for Dieselgate]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151204101721/vw-to-take-eur20-b-loan-to-pay-for-dieselgateVolkswagen will take out a massive €20 billion bridging loan to cover diesel scandal costs. ]]>Fri, 04 Dec 2015 19:40:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151204101721/vw-to-take-eur20-b-loan-to-pay-for-dieselgate<![CDATA[Tesla, MINI, and JLR skipping 2016 Detroit Motor Show]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151204101708/tesla-mini-and-jlr-skipping-2016-detroit-motor-showThree major automakers have announced they won't participate in the upcoming 2016 NAIAS. ]]>Fri, 04 Dec 2015 15:20:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151204101708/tesla-mini-and-jlr-skipping-2016-detroit-motor-show<![CDATA[Jaguar Land Rover considering Silverstone circuit purchase for £22.7M?]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151203101663/jaguar-land-rover-considering-silverstone-circuit-purchase-for-22-7mJaguar Land Rover is apparently is interested in making a £22.7M offer to buy the famous Silverstone circuit in UK. ]]>Thu, 03 Dec 2015 13:20:01 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151203101663/jaguar-land-rover-considering-silverstone-circuit-purchase-for-22-7m<![CDATA[Volkswagen's US sales down by almost 25% in November]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151203101655/volkswagen-s-us-sales-down-by-almost-25-in-novemberThe so-called Dieselgate has taken its toll, as Volkswagen is reporting a major 25 percent decline in US sales. ]]>Thu, 03 Dec 2015 02:40:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151203101655/volkswagen-s-us-sales-down-by-almost-25-in-november<![CDATA[Volkswagen to reduce number of versions and trims to save €1.9 billion]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151129101529/volkswagen-to-reduce-number-of-versions-and-trims-to-save-eur1-9-billionVolkswagen has announced plans to cut back on versions and trim options in order to save €1.9 billion necessary to face the Dieselgate. ]]>Sun, 29 Nov 2015 14:00:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151129101529/volkswagen-to-reduce-number-of-versions-and-trims-to-save-eur1-9-billion<![CDATA[Volkswagen of America admits 85,000+ cars with V6 3.0 TDI engine have defeat device]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151122101324/volkswagen-of-america-admits-85-000-cars-with-v6-3-0-tdi-engine-have-defeat-deviceVolkswagen of America has informed the EPA at least 85,000 cars equipped with the V6 3.0 TDI engine have illegal software created specifically to manipulate CO2 emissions test results. ]]>Sun, 22 Nov 2015 18:00:01 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151122101324/volkswagen-of-america-admits-85-000-cars-with-v6-3-0-tdi-engine-have-defeat-device<![CDATA[Tesla recalling all Model S vehicles due to faulty seat belt]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151121101314/tesla-recalling-all-model-s-vehicles-due-to-faulty-seat-beltTesla has announced its largest-ever recall, affecting nearly 90,000 Model S units. ]]>Sat, 21 Nov 2015 20:23:54 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151121101314/tesla-recalling-all-model-s-vehicles-due-to-faulty-seat-belt<![CDATA[Mahindra to buy Pininfarina in the coming weeks]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151114101065/mahindra-to-buy-pininfarina-in-the-coming-weeksPininfarina has announced they expect to finalize the deal with Mahindra & Mahindra in the next few weeks. ]]>Sat, 14 Nov 2015 14:00:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151114101065/mahindra-to-buy-pininfarina-in-the-coming-weeks