Edition of 05/05/2022
Imelda Labbé succeeds Klaus Zellmer as sales and marketing director for Volkswagen VP
From 1 July 2022, Imelda Labbé, currently spokesperson for the management committee of Volkswagen Originalteile Logistik, has been appointed director of sales, marketing and after-sales for the Volkswagen VP brand, succeeding Klaus Zellmer.
Two former Ferrari bosses at Aston Martin
Board member of Aston Martin Lagonda as non-executive director since 2021, Amedeo Felisa has been named CEO of the brand, followed by Tobias Moers. Roberto Fedeli joins the producer as technical manager and succeeds Nick Lines.
Ferrari does not know the crisis
Italian luxury carmaker Ferrari increased sales by 17% in the first quarter after a 22% increase in 2021. Its order book already covers much of 2023, said its CEO, Benedetto Vigna.
Bosch lowers profitability targets
(AFP) – The world’s largest car supplier Bosch lowered its annual profitability target on Wednesday due to rising prices, which puts pressure on its margins.
VTC: Uber is doing better than expected, but its title is falling in the wake of Lyft
(Reuters) – On Wednesday, Uber reported better-than-expected quarterly results and an expected quarterly operating margin target, saying that unlike rival Lyft, it did not need to increase its revenue, spending to attract new drivers.
Volkswagen overcomes supply difficulties and confirms its goals
(Reuters) – Volkswagen, Europe’s largest carmaker, on Wednesday maintained its guidance for the current year as the strength of its global production network enabled it to cope with supply chain disruptions caused by the war in Ukraine and the coronavirus pandemic.
Bias of the disappeared
Today we are talking about planes that did not return and cars that did not burn, due to cognitive imbalances.
Mobileye, a subsidiary of Intel, is preparing for its IPO in the United States
(Reuters) – US-based Intel Corp. said on Monday that its Israeli self-propelled software subsidiary, Mobileye, had confidentially submitted the necessary documents for a US IPO.
Carvana has crossed the border of one million customers
In 5 years, the Carvana platform has sold more than one million UVs in the United States, including more than 400,000 last year. Its cost structure should allow it to be more profitable than traditional players, but it will not be in 2021 yet.
Volvo makes 11% of its online sales in five European countries
By 2021, for their first full year, Volvo’s online outlets installed in five European countries have already achieved 11% of sales, generated 90% of conquest and reached 70% of private customers.
Reezocar is refining its business model within Société Générale
Société Générale is at the center of the news with the announcement of the acquisition of LeasePLan by its subsidiary ALD. In parallel with the creation of this LLD giant, the banking group is also developing a UV offering through the Reezocar advertising platform, integrated in 2020, which is starting to offer its own UV share.
Michelin authorized to take exclusive control of the Allopneus platform
The Autorité de la concurrence approved Michelin’s 100% acquisition of Allopneus despite the platform’s significant market share (40%) in online tire sales in France.
Heycar.fr, or the unprecedented association of three manufacturers in the used car industry on the Internet
Renault, Volkswagen and Mercedes have joined forces to consolidate the range of used vehicles on the Heycar.fr platform, which offers free visibility for their distributors and business opportunities for their financial prisoners.