Audi Targets Volume Brands as Luxury Demand Slows
Autonews | June 2, 2015
SHANGHAI -- Audi expects to offset softening demand for large luxury cars in China by winning sales from volume brands. Executives at Volkswagen AG's luxury unit say the slowdown in China is leading to lower capacity...
FORD IS NAMED ‘MOST INNOVATIVE VOLUME BRAND 2015’ AT AUTOMOTIVEINNOVATIONS AWARDS
FOCUS IS CLASS WINNER
- Ford wins “Most Innovative Volume Brand 2015” at the AutomotiveINNOVATIONS awards. Focus also wins award for its class, all-new Mondeo in top three in segment
- The Centre of...
Ford Eyes 'High Volume' Use of Carbon Fiber
Autonews | 4/17/2015
DETROIT -- Ford Motor Co. wants to use carbon fiber in much more than just a $400,000 supercar. The automaker today said it has signed a deal with a carbon-fiber manufacturer to jointly explore “high-volume” automotive uses for...
GM sales fall 0.8% in first 2 months on weak microvan, Buick volume
Bloomberg | 2015/3/6
Combined sales at General Motors' Chinese joint ventures slipped 0.8 percent to 600,853 vehicles in January and February, reflecting weak demand for microvans and Buicks. Sales of Wuling brand vehicles...
Ford of Europe Posts Sales Volume, Market Share Increases in June Despite Overall Industry Sales Decline
Ford’s total vehicle sales volume in June rose 6.4 per cent in the 19 traditional European markets, while total industry sales fell 6.5 per cent
Ford’s market share was 8.2 per...
Ford of Europe Gains Market Share and Increases Sales Volume in April Despite Weaker Overall Industry Sales
Ford's April market share in its traditional 19 European markets increased 0.2 percentage points to 8 per cent compared with April 2010
Ford’s April sales rose volume was up...
not much more than 1 month after the "Volvo has upscale plans" article&thread,
2 articles Sound Like there's been a 180°
MotorAuthority - Report: Volvo considering cheaper cars, higher volumes
Wednesday 13 August 2008
Volvo executives have stated as recently as last month that the carmaker...