Ivan de Quercize new chief marketing officer of Electra

Edition of 08/06/2022

Elmo, the Estonian remote-controlled car

Estonian start-up Elmo has developed remote driving technology, based on 4G and applicable to any vehicle at an estimated cost of 5,000 euros. The explanations of its CEO Enn Laansoo.

Equipment manufacturers

Vyankatesh Kulkarni new COO of Mercedes-Benz India

Vyankatesh Kulkarni has been appointed COO of Mercedes-Benz India, replacing Piyush Arora.

Appointments

Sony and Honda are considering turning their future joint venture into electric vehicles independently

(AFP) – Sony and Honda are leaning towards the independence of their future joint venture in electric vehicles, which could eventually be listed on the stock market, Sony’s CEO said in an interview with Japanese business daily Nikkei. published on Tuesday.

Equipment manufacturers

Mercedes remembers nearly a million cars

(AFP)-German carmaker Mercedes-Benz is recalling nearly a million vehicles due to a possible problem with the brake system, the Federal Transport Authority (KBA) announced on Saturday.

Builders

Cazoo (online car sales) is cutting 750 jobs to reduce costs

(AFP) – British online car seller Cazoo said on Tuesday it would cut 750 jobs in the UK and Europe, about 15% of its workforce, to cope with rising costs and the threat of a recession.

Internet

ABB has postponed the IPO of its “E-mobility” division.

(Reuters) – Swiss engineering and high -tech group ABB on Tuesday announced the postponement of the IPO of its electric vehicle charging activities, citing a “difficult” market environment.

Equipment manufacturers

Apple promotes its automotive pawns using dashboard software

(Reuters) – Apple on Monday announced a new version of CarPlay, its vehicle -focused software, that will make it possible to personalize the dashboard display of used vehicles, thus confirming its desire to play a growing role. in the mobility market.

Internet

France has talked to the United Arab Emirates to replace Russia’s oil, Bruno Le Maire said

(Reuters) – France is in talks with the United Arab Emirates to seek an alternative to Russia’s oil amid European Union sanctions on the invasion of Ukraine, French Economy minister Bruno Le Maire said on Sunday.

Groceries

Dacia plans to expand its LPG engine offering

Leading LPG in Europe with 57.6% of sales in 2021, Dacia wants to confirm its leadership by working on its compliance with Euro7 standards and expanding its range of engines and gearboxes.

Builders

CO2 emissions from cars: tense discussions in the European Parliament

Yesterday MEPs took turns at the microphone in the context of the plenary session of the European Parliament on several texts of the “green package” including CO2 emissions from vehicles. The ban on thermal vehicles in 2035 is far from unanimous and the vote now promises to be strict.

Groceries

Category Appointments

Vyankatesh Kulkarni new COO of Mercedes-Benz India

Vyankatesh Kulkarni has been appointed COO of Mercedes-Benz India, replacing Piyush Arora.

06/08/2022

Christian Metzger new director of the Michelin site in Karlsruhe (Germany)

Beginning in mid -June 2022, Christian Metzger will replace management of Michelin’s truck and light commercial vehicle tire plant in Karlsruhe, Germany from Michelin, replacing Fabrice Marchetti.

06/07/2022

Dario Casiraghi has appointed the Managing Director of Arval Italy

The long -term rental company Arval, a subsidiary of the BNP Paribas group, has entrusted the Italian general management to Dario Casiraghi, who has succeeded Štefan Majtán.

06/07/2022

Harald Seidel new President of Daf Trucks

Harald Seidel will replace Harry Wolkers as President of Daf Trucks from August 1, 2022.

06/03/2022

Harry Wolters was appointed General Manager Drivetrain and Electrification of Paccar Corporation

Effective August 1, 2022, Harry Wolters was appointed to the newly created position of General Manager Driveline and Electrification of Paccar Corporation.

06/03/2022

Hugues Nouvel de la Fleche new head of press relations Alfa Romeo, Fiat and Abarth France

Hugues Nouvel de la Fleche took over the press relations for the Alfa Romeo, Fiat and Abarth brands within the communications department of Stellantis France, replacing Jean-François Serre.

06/03/2022

Jacques-Edouard Daubresse has appointed CEO of GCAP and Unicap

The Peugeot dealers group (GCAP) announced yesterday the recruitment of Jacques-Edouard Daubresse for the newly created post of general manager. He will also be the CEO of the Unicap purchasing group.

02/06/2022

Sigrid de Vries new Director General of ACEA

The Board of Directors of ACEA (Association of European Automobile Manufacturers) has appointed Sigrid de Vires as Chief Executive Officer effective September 1, 2022, replacing Eric-Mark Huitema.

02/06/2022

Arval is reorganizing the governance of its countries and its general organization

François-Xavier Castille has been appointed Deputy CEO of Arval and CEO of the Europe and Latin America region. Arval’s deputy CEO, Bart Beckers, commercial director, was also appointed. Stefan Majtan took over the international management of Arval.

02/06/2022

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