Peugeot-Citroen new management-Skoda Fabia estate production-Nissan and Microsoft partnership
We are delighted to bring to your attention the news today that Skoda have officially began the production of their recently announced Fabia estate model which could have the potential to make history as one of the companies biggest sellers in the future. The Fabia range has had a crucial role to play in the success of the Skoda firm over the duration of the past few years and now Skoda look to capitalise on the success of the car by offering it in the form of an estate. This will be the third generation of Skoda Fabia and will take the company in a new direction in terms of styling and technology features that will be included in the Fabia range.
Favorable highlights such as smartphone connectivity which allows the driver to view their sat nav on the infotainment screen now will take their place in the Fabia. More information regarding the specific power rates and other features are expected to be announced closer to the date of launch perhaps from the Detroit motor show next month or even the Geneva auto show. The new Fabia estate has now entered the production phase and will be available from dealerships from March 2015.
Nissan and Microsoft partner up
Nissan and Microsoft are two of the biggest companies in the world and now the two corporations have officially partnered up in order to give that added boost to the new generation of engineers in the future. The program has been set up in order to bring in new project development which could potentially affect the way production on vehicles is done in the future. Contestants from the general public have been chosen to take part in the partnership which will see them come up with ideas for development in future cars. The general public can vote on the winning designs from the contestants online and the winner will be announced by Nissan and Microsoft on the 29th of this month. This could be very beneficial for both companies especially Nissan who could very well take note of some of the ideas created which could carry over into cars of the future.
New management for Peugeot Citroen
Peugeot and Citroen are two of France's biggest car companies and the news has been announced that the company have now received a new general director for the business. Stephane Le Guevel has been awarded the new job position which will also oversee the recent parting of the DS brand going in alone. A new director of parts and service and a new brand director have also been confirmed. With these new management structures coming into play for the firm, could we see the future development of Peugeot and Citroen vehicles continue to sky rocket and could this be that added bit of boost that the DS brand need as they head into the car industry on their own?.