<![CDATA[Worldcarfans: Industry]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/category/industry<![CDATA[Worldcarfans: Industry]]>http://content.worldcarfans.co/templates/0/18/images/feedlogo.gifhttp://www.worldcarfans.com/category/industry<![CDATA[Mercedes won’t sacrifice profit margins to sell more cars]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160209103796/mercedes-wont-sacrifice-profit-margins-to-sell-more-carsDaimler CEO Dieter Zetsche announced this week that Mercedes is not willing to sacrifice its current profit margins for the sake of selling more cars. ]]>Tue, 09 Feb 2016 17:20:01 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160209103796/mercedes-wont-sacrifice-profit-margins-to-sell-more-cars<![CDATA[Ford to skip Paris Motor Show]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160206103697/ford-to-skip-paris-motor-showFord has taken the decision to skip this year's Paris Motor Show, set to open its doors on October 1. ]]>Sat, 06 Feb 2016 00:20:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160206103697/ford-to-skip-paris-motor-show<![CDATA[Lotus admits its fancy London shop is a waste of money]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160204103641/lotus-admits-its-fancy-london-shop-is-a-waste-of-moneyPiccadilly in London is one of the most expensive shopping streets in the world. And right by where they filmed that awesome scene from American Werewolf in London, Lotus has a showroom. ]]>Thu, 04 Feb 2016 18:40:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160204103641/lotus-admits-its-fancy-london-shop-is-a-waste-of-money<![CDATA[Can old factory grounds be transformed into an autonomous hotbed?]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160203103607/can-old-factory-grounds-be-transformed-into-an-autonomous-hotbedMichigan Officials Envision 335-Acre Autonomous And Connected Car Testing Facility On Former GM Site ]]>Wed, 03 Feb 2016 22:00:01 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160203103607/can-old-factory-grounds-be-transformed-into-an-autonomous-hotbed<![CDATA[Toyota will drop Scion brand]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160203103572/toyota-will-drop-scion-brandToyota has decided to axe the Scion brand after 13 years on the market. While it’s still not official, several sources claim the youth-targeted company will cease to exist very soon. ]]>Wed, 03 Feb 2016 11:43:42 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160203103572/toyota-will-drop-scion-brand<![CDATA[SUVs become top-selling segment in Europe]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160202103547/suvs-become-top-selling-segment-in-europeFor the first time in history, in 2015 SUVs outsold the traditional subcompact and compact segments in Europe. ]]>Tue, 02 Feb 2016 18:40:01 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160202103547/suvs-become-top-selling-segment-in-europe<![CDATA[Renault inaugurates first Chinese factory]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160202103530/renault-inaugurates-first-chinese-factoryRenault’s very first factory in China is now open for business after an initial investment of almost $950 million (€870 million). ]]>Tue, 02 Feb 2016 13:20:01 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160202103530/renault-inaugurates-first-chinese-factory<![CDATA[How to buy a used car without getting taken]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160127103368/how-to-buy-a-used-car-without-getting-takenAn expert's tips for shopping used cars. Step One: Make sure you don't just buy the shiniest one you see. ]]>Wed, 27 Jan 2016 19:20:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160127103368/how-to-buy-a-used-car-without-getting-taken<![CDATA[Toyota claims sales crown for 2015 with 10.15 million cars delivered]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160127103354/toyota-claims-sales-crown-for-2015-with-10-15-million-cars-deliveredToyota has managed to claim the title for the world’s top-selling automaker for the fourth time in a row. ]]>Wed, 27 Jan 2016 14:40:01 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160127103354/toyota-claims-sales-crown-for-2015-with-10-15-million-cars-delivered<![CDATA[Ford to exit Japan and Indonesia markets this year]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160125103269/ford-to-exit-japan-and-indonesia-markets-this-yearIn a rather unexpected announcement, Ford has disclosed plans to close up shop in Japan and Indonesia this year. ]]>Mon, 25 Jan 2016 15:48:12 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160125103269/ford-to-exit-japan-and-indonesia-markets-this-year<![CDATA[Report says many VW bosses knew about diesel trick since 2006]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160123103244/report-says-many-vw-bosses-knew-about-diesel-trick-since-2006German media is reporting the diesel shenanigans at the Volkswagen Group date back to the year 2006. ]]>Sat, 23 Jan 2016 22:00:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160123103244/report-says-many-vw-bosses-knew-about-diesel-trick-since-2006<![CDATA[Automakers issued a record 868 recalls in 2015]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160122103223/automakers-issued-a-record-868-recalls-in-2015Automakers issued more recalls than ever last year. But even as the number of defects in cars mushroomed, many motorists ignored the safety defects lurking under their hoods. ]]>Fri, 22 Jan 2016 23:20:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160122103223/automakers-issued-a-record-868-recalls-in-2015<![CDATA[VW reiterates Euro owners won’t get Dieselgate compensations]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160122103196/vw-reiterates-euro-owners-wont-get-dieselgate-compensationsDespite being pressured by the European Union's industry commissioner, Volkswagen has announced owners of affected TDI-powered cars in Europe will not receive any form of compensation. ]]>Fri, 22 Jan 2016 12:00:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160122103196/vw-reiterates-euro-owners-wont-get-dieselgate-compensations<![CDATA[Mother of GM ignition-switch victim: Let dealers speak up]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160120103126/mother-of-gm-ignition-switch-victim-let-dealers-speak-upIn the wake of the General Motors safety crisis, the mother of one ignition-switch victim is working with lawmakers to ensure motorists receive more information on vehicle defects from dealerships. ]]>Wed, 20 Jan 2016 16:00:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160120103126/mother-of-gm-ignition-switch-victim-let-dealers-speak-up<![CDATA[Renault recalling 15,800 Capturs to adjust pollution control device]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160120103117/renault-recalling-15-800-capturs-to-adjust-pollution-control-deviceRenault has announced plans to recall 15,800 units of the Captur to make adjustments related to the pollution control system. ]]>Wed, 20 Jan 2016 12:40:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160120103117/renault-recalling-15-800-capturs-to-adjust-pollution-control-device<![CDATA[Mercedes still pushing for Russian factory despite local downturn]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160114102933/mercedes-still-pushing-for-russian-factory-despite-local-downturnMercedes has reiterated its intentions of setting up shop in Russia by opening a new plant, even though the local car market has plummeted. ]]>Thu, 14 Jan 2016 13:20:00 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160114102933/mercedes-still-pushing-for-russian-factory-despite-local-downturn<![CDATA[SAAB owner NEVS signs deal to sell 20,000 9-3 EVs for almost $1 billion]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160113102906/saab-owner-nevs-signs-deal-to-sell-20-000-9-3-evs-for-almost-1-billionSAAB’s owner National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) has managed to secure a new major deal, this time for 20,000 electric cars worth close to $1 billion. ]]>Wed, 13 Jan 2016 18:50:00 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160113102906/saab-owner-nevs-signs-deal-to-sell-20-000-9-3-evs-for-almost-1-billion<![CDATA[Industry will reach 'peak auto' in 2016, but trouble ahead]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160112102880/industry-will-reach-peak-auto-in-2016-but-trouble-aheadOne More Year Of Record Car Sales Before Market Cools ]]>Tue, 12 Jan 2016 22:40:01 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160112102880/industry-will-reach-peak-auto-in-2016-but-trouble-ahead<![CDATA[BMW grabs US luxury sales crown for 2015]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160106102635/bmw-grabs-us-luxury-sales-crown-for-2015BMW is happy to report it has obtained the luxury sales crown for 2015 in United States. ]]>Wed, 06 Jan 2016 19:20:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160106102635/bmw-grabs-us-luxury-sales-crown-for-2015<![CDATA[US Justice Department suing VW for breaching Clean Air Act]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160105102567/us-justice-department-suing-vw-for-breaching-clean-air-actThe United States Justice Department filed yesterday a civil lawsuit against Volkswagen for allegedly violating the Clean Air Act. ]]>Tue, 05 Jan 2016 13:20:01 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160105102567/us-justice-department-suing-vw-for-breaching-clean-air-act<![CDATA[American gas will be cheaper in 2016]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160104102537/american-gas-will-be-cheaper-in-2016AAA has conducted an analysis regarding American gas pricing and discovered it hasn’t been as low since 2009. ]]>Mon, 04 Jan 2016 19:20:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160104102537/american-gas-will-be-cheaper-in-2016<![CDATA[Continental says VW scandal could kill diesels entirely in US]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160104102516/continental-says-vw-scandal-could-kill-diesels-entirely-in-usContinental’s CEO, Elmar Degenhart, has made an interesting statement as he predicts the VW scandal could ultimately kill diesel-powered cars in United States. ]]>Mon, 04 Jan 2016 12:40:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160104102516/continental-says-vw-scandal-could-kill-diesels-entirely-in-us<![CDATA[Ferrari recalling 185 California T units over fuel leak risk]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151228102370/ferrari-recalling-185-california-t-units-over-fuel-leak-riskFerrari’s North American division has announced plans to recall a total of 185 California T units to solve a potential fuel leak problem. ]]>Mon, 28 Dec 2015 14:00:01 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151228102370/ferrari-recalling-185-california-t-units-over-fuel-leak-risk<![CDATA[The 5 Weirdest Recalls of 2015]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151223102310/the-5-weirdest-recalls-of-2015Government safety regulations exist to keep people safe, but the arcane rules can cause bizarre recalls in the real world. ]]>Wed, 23 Dec 2015 20:10:01 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151223102310/the-5-weirdest-recalls-of-2015<![CDATA[Why the Detroit Three should merge their engine operations]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151222102273/why-the-detroit-three-should-merge-their-engine-operationsFiat-Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne would love to see his company merge with General Motors. But GM's board of directors essentially told him to go pound sand. So now what? ]]>Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:40:01 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151222102273/why-the-detroit-three-should-merge-their-engine-operations<![CDATA[VW says CO2 irregularities concern only nine model variants]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151209101861/vw-says-co2-irregularities-concern-only-nine-model-variantsVolkswagen has announced those CO2 “irregularities” discovered last month only affect a small number of vehicles. ]]>Wed, 09 Dec 2015 17:20:01 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151209101861/vw-says-co2-irregularities-concern-only-nine-model-variants<![CDATA[Oil prices hit nearly 7-year low]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151208101822/oil-prices-hit-nearly-7-year-lowGood news coming from the oil industry as price is down to the lowest level since the beginning of 2009. ]]>Tue, 08 Dec 2015 18:40:01 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151208101822/oil-prices-hit-nearly-7-year-low<![CDATA[Genesis gets more than 4,300 G90 orders in 24 hours]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151128101523/genesis-gets-more-than-4-300-g90-orders-in-24-hoursThe Genesis G90 is off to a strong start as the company has announced the model has received more than 4,300 pre-orders for a day in South Korea. ]]>Sat, 28 Nov 2015 21:37:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151128101523/genesis-gets-more-than-4-300-g90-orders-in-24-hours<![CDATA[Volkswagen says Euro owners of rigged TDI cars will not receive compensation]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151121101308/volkswagen-says-euro-owners-of-rigged-tdi-cars-will-not-receive-compensationThe Volkswagen Group has announced European owners of affected TDI cars will not receive compensations. ]]>Sat, 21 Nov 2015 12:03:47 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151121101308/volkswagen-says-euro-owners-of-rigged-tdi-cars-will-not-receive-compensation<![CDATA[Dieselgate causes 3.5% sales drop in October for VAG]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151116101096/dieselgate-causes-3-5-sales-drop-in-october-for-vagVolkswagen has posted a significant 3.5% sales decrease in October caused primarily by the ongoing Dieselgate. ]]>Mon, 16 Nov 2015 17:00:01 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151116101096/dieselgate-causes-3-5-sales-drop-in-october-for-vag