Tag: Romania

Renault’s Restructuring Plan Calls For 15,000 Layoffs Worldwide, 17.5% Lower Production Capacity

Yesterday Nissan revealed its restructuring plan and today it is Renault’s turn to do the same. Renault Group’s main objective is to reduce fixed costs by more than €2 billion ($2.22 billion) over the next three years to restore its competitiveness and “ensure its long-term development within the framework of the Alliance.” Achieving savings of […]

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This Guy Spends Way, Way Too Much Time And Money At Gas Station Mini Marts

A bizarre Skoda Octavia recently spotted in Romania has been adorned with such add-ons that you’ll be left flabbergasted by what you see. These images, shared on a Facebook page about Skodas, show the Octavia sitting in a parking lot and modified with dozens of chrome and black plastic trimmings. Let’s start with the black […]

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Greece Wants VW’s New Factory Too, After Turkey, Bulgaria, Romania And Serbia

Greece has expressed its interest for VW’s new factory on the southern flank of Europe and Asia Minor competing against countries like Turkey, Bulgaria and Romania. During an interview on national television, the country’s Minister of Development and Investments, Adonis Georgiadis, said  that the government has “already expressed its vivid interest to VW [for the […]

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2020 Ford Puma Enters Production, Is Expected To Become A “Huge Success”

Ford has kickstarted volume production of the all-new Puma subcompact crossover at its plant in Craiova, Romania. The first Puma models rolled off the assembly line on October 8 following a €200 million ($220 million) investment at the facility and the hiring of an additional 1,700 staff to support production of the new vehicle. This […]

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