Pierre Houlès appointed Chief Technology Officer of Mobilize

Edition of 27/10/2022

Joël Verany, Director DS France: “The DS brand is taking its place on the French market”

The DS brand made its first show at the Paris Motor Show with a “real” range of four vehicles. In a difficult delivery environment, the brand posted strong growth in its order portfolio.


All Oli?

Today I’m telling you about a car happily stripped of everything superfluous. But unfortunately not the speech that goes with it… Citroën preferred the boudoir to the living room.

To analyse

Olivier Kempf joins Emil Frey France

Olivier Kempf has taken over the marketing and customer experience department of Emil Frey France since October.


Trigano now has 50 leisure vehicle dealerships with the acquisition of Car Loisirs

The manufacturer and distributor of leisure vehicles Trigano has taken over the three Car Loisirs dealerships in the South-East of France to now have 50 points of sale in its Libertium network.


Tchek offers a free month trial of its remote recovery tool

Until November 30, Tchek offers professionals the chance to try its new remote recovery solution free of charge, by offering them a pack of 100 vehicle inspections.


End of summer for the popular Ford Fiesta

(AFP) – US automaker Ford announced on Wednesday that it is halting production of the popular Fiesta, after nearly 50 years in service, to focus on developing electric cars.


Mercedes-Benz in form in the third quarter but cautious for the future

(AFP) – German premium car maker Mercedes-Benz showed good health in the third quarter, doubling its year-on-year net profit on improved sales, particularly in China, and high prices.


Intel Subsidiary Mobileye Surges on Wall Street Debut

(AFP) – Mobileye, the subsidiary of Intel specialized in assistance and autonomous driving, made a remarkable debut on the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, the title of the automotive equipment company for autonomous driving climbing by 35% .

Equipment manufacturers

Despite the effects of inflation, Michelin confirms its financial forecasts

(AFP) – The Michelin group confirmed on Tuesday one of its financial objectives for the year, despite the impact of inflation, by announcing sales up 23.8% in the third quarter.

Equipment manufacturers

Stellantis & You will integrate FCA brands into one of its Peugeot Citroën sites in Nanterre

Edouard Schumacher having decided to stop distributing FCA brands in Nanterre (92), the Stellantis & You subsidiary will take over the activity by operating it on its current Peugeot-Citroën site located on rue du 11 Novembre in Nanterre. .


Category Appointments

Olivier Kempf joins Emil Frey France

Olivier Kempf has taken over the marketing and customer experience department of Emil Frey France since October.


Eugenio Franzetti appointed Director of DS Performance

Eugenio Franzetti joins the competition division of DS Automobiles as director of DS Performance from November 1, 2022, succeeding Thomas Chevaucher.


Federica Manzoni, Mini brand manager in Italy

As of January 1, 2023, Federica Manzoni will be responsible for the Mini brand within BMW Group Italy, succeeding Stefano Ronzoni.


Olivier Leux appointed Volvo-Kia Plate Director of LS Group

Olivier Leux joined LS Group in October as director of the Volvo-Kia plate covering Brest, Quimper, Lorient, Vannes and Redon.


Guillaume Masset joins the Bymycar group

Guillaume Masset has been appointed marketing & digital manager for Bymycar’s France and Switzerland plates since October.


Mathilde Lheureux new Managing Director of Free2move eSolutions

Mathilde Lheureux joins the joint venture between the NHOA group and Stellantis, as Managing Director of Free2Move eSolutions from November 1, 2022, succeeding Roberto Di Stefano.


Jürgen Distl, Head of Mercedes-Benz Trucks Operations

As of January 1, 2023, Jürgen Distl will take over the management of Mercedes-Benz Trucks Operations, succeeding Sven Gräble.


Changes to the management of Mercedes-Benz India and Thailand

Mercedes-Benz announces the appointment of two new directors within its Asia-Pacific regional management as of January 1, 2023: Santosh Iyer takes over as general manager of Mercedes-Benz India, succeeding Martin Schwenk as general manager of Mercedes-Benz Thailand.


Stellantis Announces New UK Organizational Chart

As of January 1, 2023, the structure of Stellantis in the United Kingdom is reorganized with the creation of two new departments, one dedicated to premium brands: Alfa Romeo and DS Automobiles, the other for network operations. Regarding the “general public” brands, they will remain separate organizations.


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