<![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[DS Automobiles announces establishment of DS Performance motorsport division]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/115082198030/ds-announces-establishment-of-ds-performance-motorsportPSA-owned DS Automobiles has established a motorsport division under the "DS Performance" banner. ]]>Fri, 21 Aug 2015 12:40:00 GMT +3http://www.worldcarfans.com/115082198030/ds-announces-establishment-of-ds-performance-motorsport<![CDATA[NEVS & Dongfeng sign strategic cooperation agreement]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/115081797878/nevs--dongfeng-sign-strategic-cooperation-agreementNational Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) and Dongfeng have signed a strategic cooperation agreement which calls for both companies to expand their cooperation. ]]>Mon, 17 Aug 2015 22:30:00 GMT +3http://www.worldcarfans.com/115081797878/nevs--dongfeng-sign-strategic-cooperation-agreement<![CDATA[OFFICIAL: Audi, BMW and Daimler buy Nokia’s HERE mapping business]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/115080397395/official-audi-bmw-and-daimler-buy-nokias-hereThe numerous reports were spot on as today Audi, BMW and Daimler have announced plans to buy Nokia's HERE digital mapping business. ]]>Mon, 03 Aug 2015 08:42:00 GMT +3http://www.worldcarfans.com/115080397395/official-audi-bmw-and-daimler-buy-nokias-here<![CDATA[Pininfarina’s future looks grim; negotiations with Mahindra to restart in September ]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/115080297385/pininfarinas-future-looks-grim-negotiations-withPininfarina is in a terrible financial shape these days, but they hope to restart negotiations with Mahindra for a buyout. ]]>Sun, 02 Aug 2015 18:00:00 GMT +3http://www.worldcarfans.com/115080297385/pininfarinas-future-looks-grim-negotiations-with<![CDATA[Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz to buy Nokia’s HERE for $3 billion; announcement due on Monday]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/115080197372/audi-bmw-and-mercedes-benz-to-buy-nokias-here-forA joint venture between Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz is just about to buy Nokia's HERE maps business. ]]>Sat, 01 Aug 2015 20:00:00 GMT +3http://www.worldcarfans.com/115080197372/audi-bmw-and-mercedes-benz-to-buy-nokias-here-for<![CDATA[Spyker exits moratorium, will merge with Volta Volare]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/115073097300/spyker-exits-moratorium-will-merge-with-volta-volareWe haven't heard much from Spyker since their bankruptcy was declared null and void but that is changing today as the company has revealed they have successfully exited their moratorium of payment. ]]>Thu, 30 Jul 2015 20:40:00 GMT +3http://www.worldcarfans.com/115073097300/spyker-exits-moratorium-will-merge-with-volta-volare<![CDATA[Fiat Chrysler Automobiles files paperwork for the Ferrari IPO]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/115072396968/fiat-chrysler-automobiles-files-paperwork-for-the-ferrariFiat Chrysler Automobiles has filed a registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for the highly anticipated Ferrari initial public offering (IPO). ]]>Thu, 23 Jul 2015 20:40:00 GMT +3http://www.worldcarfans.com/115072396968/fiat-chrysler-automobiles-files-paperwork-for-the-ferrari<![CDATA[Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Audi very close to jointly buy Nokia’s HERE maps business]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/115072196850/mercedes-benz-bmw-and-audi-very-close-to-buying-nokiasA new report states Nokia is almost ready to shake hands with the German premium trio regarding the HERE maps business. ]]>Tue, 21 Jul 2015 17:20:00 GMT +3http://www.worldcarfans.com/115072196850/mercedes-benz-bmw-and-audi-very-close-to-buying-nokias<![CDATA[Report says FCA interested in selling Magneti Marelli for at least €3 billion]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/115072096801/report-says-fca-interested-in-selling-magneti-marelliReuters says Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is seriously thinking about selling Magneti Marelli for at least €3 billion. ]]>Mon, 20 Jul 2015 16:00:00 GMT +3http://www.worldcarfans.com/115072096801/report-says-fca-interested-in-selling-magneti-marelli<![CDATA[Mitsubishi Materials apologizes for exploiting US army prisoner labor during WW2]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/115072096793/mitsubishi-materials-apologizes-for-using-us-army-prisonersMitsubishi Materials has become the first major Japanese company to apologize for using American army prisoners as slave laborers during World War Two ]]>Mon, 20 Jul 2015 15:20:00 GMT +3http://www.worldcarfans.com/115072096793/mitsubishi-materials-apologizes-for-using-us-army-prisoners<![CDATA[Magna acquires Getrag gearbox manufacturer for a massive €1.75 billion]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/115071696664/magna-acquires-getrag-gearbox-manufacturer-for-a-massiveMagna has announced plans to fully acquire Getrag for approximately €1.75 billion and the deal is expected to be finalized before the year's end. ]]>Thu, 16 Jul 2015 17:20:00 GMT +3http://www.worldcarfans.com/115071696664/magna-acquires-getrag-gearbox-manufacturer-for-a-massive<![CDATA[Sergio Marchionne gives up on a GM merger]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/115071596628/sergio-marchionne-gives-up-on-a-gm-mergerFiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne has apparently given up his quest to merge with General Motors. ]]>Wed, 15 Jul 2015 22:00:00 GMT +3http://www.worldcarfans.com/115071596628/sergio-marchionne-gives-up-on-a-gm-merger<![CDATA[PSA Peugeot Citroen to build & sell the Bollore Bluesummer convertible]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/115071596588/psa-peugeot-citroen-to-build--sell-the-bollore-bluesummerPSA Peugeot Citroën and the Bolloré Group have signed a strategic partnership agreement which calls for the French automaker to manufacture and distribute the Bolloré Bluesummer convertible. ]]>Wed, 15 Jul 2015 00:41:00 GMT +3http://www.worldcarfans.com/115071596588/psa-peugeot-citroen-to-build--sell-the-bollore-bluesummer<![CDATA[Volvo acquires Polestar and promises potent electrified models]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/115071496543/volvo-acquires-polestar-and-promises-potent-electrifiedVolvo has acquired a 100% stake in Sweden-based Polestar, following an on-going collaboration since 1996. ]]>Tue, 14 Jul 2015 11:43:00 GMT +3http://www.worldcarfans.com/115071496543/volvo-acquires-polestar-and-promises-potent-electrified<![CDATA[Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz battle to acquire Nokia’s HERE maps business]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/115070996386/audi-bmw-and-mercedes-benz-battle-to-acquire-nokiasAudi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz are believed to be the three finalists for acquiring Nokia’s very successful HERE maps business. ]]>Thu, 09 Jul 2015 18:40:00 GMT +3http://www.worldcarfans.com/115070996386/audi-bmw-and-mercedes-benz-battle-to-acquire-nokias<![CDATA[Ferrari IPO could bring in at least 10 billion euros]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/115070696258/ferrari-ipo-could-bring-in-at-least-10-billion-eurosFiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne has revealed he expects Ferrari's IPO will bring in at least €10 ($11 / £7) billion. ]]>Mon, 06 Jul 2015 23:20:00 GMT +3http://www.worldcarfans.com/115070696258/ferrari-ipo-could-bring-in-at-least-10-billion-euros<![CDATA[Giorgetto Giugiaro resigns, sells remaining stock to Audi]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/115070396098/giorgetto-giugiaro-resigns-sells-remaining-stock-toLegendary car designer Giorgetto Giugiaro has decided to sell his remaining stock in the company which he founded. ]]>Fri, 03 Jul 2015 11:13:00 GMT +3http://www.worldcarfans.com/115070396098/giorgetto-giugiaro-resigns-sells-remaining-stock-to<![CDATA[Mercedes to invest 1 billion euros into next-generation of compact models]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/115063095974/mercedes-to-invest-1-billion-euros-into-next-generationMercedes has announced plans to invest approximately one billion euros into their Rastatt plant to support the production on their next-generation of compact models. ]]>Tue, 30 Jun 2015 22:55:00 GMT +3http://www.worldcarfans.com/115063095974/mercedes-to-invest-1-billion-euros-into-next-generation<![CDATA[Mahindra’s plan to buy Pininfarina falls through]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/115062895878/mahindras-plan-to-buy-pininfarina-fells-throughItalian media is reporting India's Mahindra & Mahindra has failed to acquire troubled design house Pininfarina. ]]>Sun, 28 Jun 2015 22:00:00 GMT +3http://www.worldcarfans.com/115062895878/mahindras-plan-to-buy-pininfarina-fells-through<![CDATA[World's best-selling cars revealed]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/115062195599/best-selling-cars-in-far-flung-countries-revealedA new interesting survey is showing which the best-selling models in some of the far flung nations are ]]>Sun, 21 Jun 2015 22:00:00 GMT +3http://www.worldcarfans.com/115062195599/best-selling-cars-in-far-flung-countries-revealed<![CDATA[Volkswagen reportedly being restructured into four holding companies]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/115061595280/volkswagen-reportedly-being-restructured-into-fourAn interesting report coming from Germany states Volkswagen will be revamped into four holding companies. ]]>Mon, 15 Jun 2015 16:30:00 GMT +3http://www.worldcarfans.com/115061595280/volkswagen-reportedly-being-restructured-into-four<![CDATA[FCA reportedly considering a merger with PSA Peugeot Citroen ]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/115061195181/fca-reportedly-considering-a-merger-with-psa-peugeotFiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne is reportedly eyeing a merger with other automakers following a rejection from General Motors. ]]>Thu, 11 Jun 2015 20:40:00 GMT +3http://www.worldcarfans.com/115061195181/fca-reportedly-considering-a-merger-with-psa-peugeot<![CDATA[Qoros stops European offensive, has sold only 51 vehicles on the continent]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/115060895013/qoros-stops-european-offensive-has-sold-only-51-vehiclesThe Chinese company Qoros will soon temporarily abandon its European market offensive ]]>Mon, 08 Jun 2015 18:00:00 GMT +3http://www.worldcarfans.com/115060895013/qoros-stops-european-offensive-has-sold-only-51-vehicles<![CDATA[Volkswagen & SAIC team up on plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/115060394750/volkswagen--saic-team-up-on-plug-in-hybrids-and-electricVolkswagen and SAIC have signed a new agreement which will pave the way for a number of new plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles to be built in China. ]]>Wed, 03 Jun 2015 22:00:00 GMT +3http://www.worldcarfans.com/115060394750/volkswagen--saic-team-up-on-plug-in-hybrids-and-electric<![CDATA[NEVS announces two new Chinese stakeholders & Chinese plant]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/115052794456/nevs-announces-two-new-chinese-stakeholders--chineseNational Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) recently exited reorganization and that has apparently paved the way for the company to establish a new factory in Tianjin, China. ]]>Thu, 28 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT +3http://www.worldcarfans.com/115052794456/nevs-announces-two-new-chinese-stakeholders--chinese<![CDATA[General Motors refused Sergio Marchionne's merger proposal with FCA]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/115052594321/general-motors-refused-sergio-marchionnes-merger-proposalThe New York Times is reporting General Motors is not interested in a merger with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. ]]>Mon, 25 May 2015 19:20:00 GMT +3http://www.worldcarfans.com/115052594321/general-motors-refused-sergio-marchionnes-merger-proposal<![CDATA[Toyota & Mazda enter into a mutually beneficial long term partnership]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/115051393750/toyota--mazda-enter-into-a-mutually-beneficial-longToyota and Mazda have entered into an agreement that calls for the companies to have a "mutually beneficial long term partnership." ]]>Wed, 13 May 2015 20:40:00 GMT +3http://www.worldcarfans.com/115051393750/toyota--mazda-enter-into-a-mutually-beneficial-long<![CDATA[Volkswagen bets big on SEAT, will invest 4.2 billion euros into Spanish operations]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/115051293638/volkswagen-bets-big-on-seat-will-invest-42-billionVolkswagen has announced plans to invest €4.2 ($4.6 / £3.0) billion into their operations in Spain. ]]>Tue, 12 May 2015 01:20:00 GMT +3http://www.worldcarfans.com/115051293638/volkswagen-bets-big-on-seat-will-invest-42-billion<![CDATA[De Tomaso sold to Chinese consortium for just €1.05 million]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/115050193074/de-tomaso-sold-to-chinese-consortium-for-just-105Troubled Italian marque De Tomaso has been sold to a Chinese consortium for only €1.05 million ($1.8M / £769,000). ]]>Fri, 01 May 2015 14:40:00 GMT +3http://www.worldcarfans.com/115050193074/de-tomaso-sold-to-chinese-consortium-for-just-105<![CDATA[Aston Martin DBX confirmed for production]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/115043093050/aston-martin-dbx-confirmed-for-productionAston Martin has confirmed plans to build a production version of the DBX concept. ]]>Thu, 30 Apr 2015 20:20:00 GMT +3http://www.worldcarfans.com/115043093050/aston-martin-dbx-confirmed-for-production