from Global Investing:

Route 312 – China’s Route 66

July 5, 2013

The world's largest car market, China, with a population of 1.3 billion people and an emerging middle class, holds great potential for investors and consumers alike with annual growth rates in the auto sector expected to hold at around 23 percent to 2017, according to Alliance Bernstein Asset Managers.

from Commentaries:

VW prefs don’t deserve DAX treatment

November 10, 2009

Volkswagen's merger with Porsche has exposed a bizzare quirk in the Deutsche Boerse's index requirements, which could allow the carmaker's preference shares to replace its ordinaries in the flagship DAX equity index.

from Commentaries:

Can Magna keep its model juggling act with Opel?

September 11, 2009

OPEL/Cries from Volkswagen about pulling its business from Magna if the Canadian car parts maker ended up owning a stake in GM's former European unit Opel ring somewhat hollow given the success Magna has had in juggling its customers' different needs so far.

from Funds Hub:

Hedge funds avoid sticky situation in Cadbury

September 7, 2009

Figures from Data Explorers today show hedge funds have again been largely right in their short positions, this time in Cadbury.

from Commentaries:

Qatar will need to keep driving Porsche hard

August 14, 2009

Porsche (Reuters photo)It has taken a long time, but the Porsche clan is finally -- and no doubt reluctantly -- giving outsiders a say in how it runs the family firm.

from Commentaries:

Porsche prepares to enter Auto Union with VW

August 12, 2009

porsche-911gt2It's been a tortuous road, but Porsche looks as though it might finally have struck a deal with VW and Qatar to sort out its debt problems.

from Commentaries:

Wiedeking Porsche exit paves way for VW

July 23, 2009

GERMANY-PORSCHE/Porsche's chief executive Wendelin Wiedeking may have been persuaded to leave in order to ease a merger with Volkswagen, but there are still major hurdles to overcome before the sports car maker finally emerges from the pits.

from Commentaries:

Porsche’s VW options not for the faint-hearted

July 7, 2009

porsche2Porsche may own a lot of options on Volkswagen - around 20 percent of the larger carmaker's shares - but the sports car maker is running out of alternatives to solve the financing problems it built up by acquiring a 51 percent stake in VW.

from The Great Debate UK:

Porsche must get itself back on autobahn

June 8, 2009

alexander-smith-- Alexander Smith is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own --

Porsche and Volkswagen gave themselves four weeks to come up with a blueprint for "an integrated car manufacturing group".

from The Great Debate UK:

Piech must decide which car he’s driving

By Alexander Smith
May 18, 2009

alex-smith-- Alexander Smith is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own --

Ferdinand Piech needs to decide whether he 's driving a Porsche Cayenne or a VW Touareg. The Volkswagen chairman and part owner of Porsche cannot continue to drive both. He should step down as chairman and hand VW CEO Martin Winterkorn the wheel to negotiate any merger talks between the two carmakers.