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  • mercedes.automotiveIT

    Mercedes starts online van sales pilot in the Netherlands


    Initially, only the Mercedes Citan urban van can be ordered online (Photo: Daimler) Mercedes-Benz Vans has started a pilot project selling vans online in the Netherlands. The German automotive group will initially sell its Mercedes-Benz Citan van in cooperation with local dealers. The move is parent company Daimler's response ...

  • netherlands.automotiveIT

    Netherlands wants to approve large-scale self-driving car test


    Dutch Cabinet Minister Schultz wants her country to be ready for self-driving cars (Photo: Dutch government) The Netherlands will introduce legislation in early 2015 to make autonomous driving on public roads possible in the near  to medium term. The government will send a proposal to parliament outlining the ...

  • AutoRAI.automotiveIT

    Dutch auto show cancelled because of weak car market


    The AutoRAI, Holland's bi-annual auto show, has been canceled as sales of new passenger cars are falling more sharply in the Netherlands than in any other European Union member country. The organizers said in a statement that, "because of the economic development of the automotive sector, it has proven impossible ...

  • spyker.automotiveIT

    China's Youngman, Spyker to build cars together


    Spyker produces handmade luxury sports cars such as the Spyker C8 Aileron (Photo: Spyker) Chinese car manufacturer Zhejiang Youngman will buy a 29.9 pc stake in Spyker for 10 million euros, the Dutch luxury sports car maker said Monday. The two companies will also establish  a joint venture to ...