The Truth About Cars » ACEA http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:42:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » ACEA http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com European Auto Market Begins Climb Out Of Six-Year Descent http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/european-auto-market-begins-climb-out-of-six-year-descent/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/european-auto-market-begins-climb-out-of-six-year-descent/#comments Wed, 29 Jan 2014 16:30:48 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=727082 After six consecutive years of falling auto sales, the European automotive industry group ACEA predicts a 2 percent increase for 2014 as demand slowly works its way out of the wilderness, according to a report by Automotive News. At a press conference in ACEA’s headquarters in Brussels, president Philippe Varin said that though sales won’t return […]

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After six consecutive years of falling auto sales, the European automotive industry group ACEA predicts a 2 percent increase for 2014 as demand slowly works its way out of the wilderness, according to a report by Automotive News. At a press conference in ACEA’s headquarters in Brussels, president Philippe Varin said that though sales won’t return […]

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Sergio For President: One More Year http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/sergio-for-president-one-more-year/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/sergio-for-president-one-more-year/#comments Fri, 07 Dec 2012 16:59:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=469508 Despite previous calls for his ouster, Fiat’s CEO Sergio Marchionne was elected for another year as president of the influential European auto trade group ACEA, Reuters reports. In July, Volkswagen demanded Marchionne’s head after he had accused Volkswagen of exploiting the European crisis to gain market share by offering aggressive discounts. “Marchionne is unbearable as president […]

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Despite previous calls for his ouster, Fiat’s CEO Sergio Marchionne was elected for another year as president of the influential European auto trade group ACEA, Reuters reports. In July, Volkswagen demanded Marchionne’s head after he had accused Volkswagen of exploiting the European crisis to gain market share by offering aggressive discounts. “Marchionne is unbearable as president […]

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Marchionne Calls For EU Intervention, End Of Free Trade http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/marchionne-calls-for-eu-intervention-end-of-free-trade/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/marchionne-calls-for-eu-intervention-end-of-free-trade/#comments Wed, 10 Oct 2012 17:39:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=463358 It looks like Fiat and Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne does not want to be head of the European automakers association ACEA much longer.  Today, he called for a massive EU rescue package for the ailing European car industry, with coordinated capacity cuts as the centerpiece.  He also called for a stop of free trade agreements. […]

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It looks like Fiat and Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne does not want to be head of the European automakers association ACEA much longer.  Today, he called for a massive EU rescue package for the ailing European car industry, with coordinated capacity cuts as the centerpiece.  He also called for a stop of free trade agreements. […]

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Volkswagen Demands Marchionne’s Head http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/volkswagen-demands-marchionnes-head/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/volkswagen-demands-marchionnes-head/#comments Fri, 27 Jul 2012 12:29:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=454419 Fiat & Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne’s pointed remarks have attracted the ire of Europe’s 500 pound gorilla Volkswagen. VW demanded that Marchionne steps down as president of the European auto manufacturers association ACEA. If he won’t resign, Volkswagen could resign its ACEA membership – which would send the club into instant irrelevancy, not to mention […]

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Fiat & Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne’s pointed remarks have attracted the ire of Europe’s 500 pound gorilla Volkswagen. VW demanded that Marchionne steps down as president of the European auto manufacturers association ACEA. If he won’t resign, Volkswagen could resign its ACEA membership – which would send the club into instant irrelevancy, not to mention […]

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Europe In March 2012: Car-nage http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/europe-in-march-2012-car-nage/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/europe-in-march-2012-car-nage/#comments Tue, 17 Apr 2012 14:06:31 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=440355 European car sales are getting it on the chin. Sale in the EU were down the sixth consecutive month, with a decline of 7.0 percent compared to March last year, ACEA says. March is prime selling season in Europe, and customers refuse to buy. March registrations have not been at this level since 1998. January […]

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European car sales are getting it on the chin. Sale in the EU were down the sixth consecutive month, with a decline of 7.0 percent compared to March last year, ACEA says. March is prime selling season in Europe, and customers refuse to buy. March registrations have not been at this level since 1998. January […]

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EU Carmakers Rattle Sabers, Want Money, Accept Hyundai http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/06/eu-carmakers-rattle-sabers-want-money-accept-hyundai/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/06/eu-carmakers-rattle-sabers-want-money-accept-hyundai/#comments Fri, 10 Jun 2011 21:14:16 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=398190   The heads of the European automobile industry are assembling in London for their annual European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association meeting. While they were there, they dropped in with UK’s Prime Minister David Cameron to talk a little politics. Norbert Reithofer of BMW, Sergio Marchionne of Fiat, Carlos Ghosn of Renault, Nick Reilly of GM Europe […]

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  The heads of the European automobile industry are assembling in London for their annual European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association meeting. While they were there, they dropped in with UK’s Prime Minister David Cameron to talk a little politics. Norbert Reithofer of BMW, Sergio Marchionne of Fiat, Carlos Ghosn of Renault, Nick Reilly of GM Europe […]

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Hyundai: Look, We’re European! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/03/hyundai-look-were-european/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/03/hyundai-look-were-european/#comments Thu, 04 Mar 2010 09:24:22 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=347591 While Toyota is trying to convince the American public that they’re as American as losing at hockey Wal-Mart, Hyundai is pulling the same stunt over at the other side of the pond. Forbes reports that Hyundai wants to become a card carrying member of the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA). Founded in 1991, the snooty […]

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While Toyota is trying to convince the American public that they’re as American as losing at hockey Wal-Mart, Hyundai is pulling the same stunt over at the other side of the pond. Forbes reports that Hyundai wants to become a card carrying member of the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA). Founded in 1991, the snooty […]

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European Car Sales, January 2010: The Good, The Bad, And the Ugly http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/02/european-car-sales-january-2010-the-good-the-bad-and-the-ugly/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/02/european-car-sales-january-2010-the-good-the-bad-and-the-ugly/#comments Tue, 16 Feb 2010 10:51:02 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=345549 Europe’s ACEA, the Association des Constructeurs Européens d’Automobiles, better known as the European Automobile Manufacturers Association, has finally gotten around to tallying new car sales in Europe for the month of January. Europe as defined by the ACEA consists of the EU states, plus the three EFTA holdouts, Iceland, Norway and Switzerland. First, the good […]

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Europe’s ACEA, the Association des Constructeurs Européens d’Automobiles, better known as the European Automobile Manufacturers Association, has finally gotten around to tallying new car sales in Europe for the month of January. Europe as defined by the ACEA consists of the EU states, plus the three EFTA holdouts, Iceland, Norway and Switzerland. First, the good […]

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