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10 Dec, 2018, 13:12 GMT VDA Press Conference on January 7, 2019, at the CES in Las Vegas

VDA Press Conference on January 7, 2019, at the CES in Las Vegas The automotive industry is currently undergoing a process of transformation...


27 Sep, 2018, 13:53 BST Mattes: IAA Commercial Vehicles Exceeds our Expectations

Leading international trade show sets new standards with 435 world premieres and 282,000 sq m - Very many purchasing agreements - Focus on...


18 Sep, 2018, 12:11 BST Mattes: IAA Presents Entire Commercial Vehicle Sector Full of Anticipation

Statement delivered by Bernhard Mattes, President of the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA), at the IAA opening press conference in...


02 May, 2018, 10:00 BST VDA: Driving Tomorrow – Commercial Vehicle Industry Drives the Mobility of Tomorrow

67th IAA Commercial Vehicles with new slogan, key visual and conference format - VDA President Mattes: Healthy economy supports the IAA Focus on...


01 May, 2018, 09:00 BST VDA: Driving Tomorrow - Commercial Vehicle Industry Drives the Mobility of Tomorrow

- 67th IAA Commercial Vehicles with new slogan, key visual and conference format - VDA President Mattes: Healthy economy supports the IAA - Focus on...


15 Jan, 2018, 15:18 GMT VDA: German OEMs Increase Market Share in the US

The German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) announces that sales in the US rose by a good 1 percent to 1.35 million new vehicles. The...


11 Sep, 2017, 16:59 BST Wissmann: The IAA Stands for "Future now"

Statement delivered by Matthias Wissmann, President of the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA), at the IAA's opening press conference ...


11 Sep, 2017, 16:48 BST VDA-President Wissmann: The IAA Stands for "Future now"

Statement delivered by Matthias Wissmann, President of the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA), at the IAA's opening press conference ...


29 Sep, 2016, 13:44 BST Wissmann: IAA Has Exceeded Our Expectations

Statement delivered by Matthias Wissmann, President of the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA), at the final IAA press conference on...


22 Sep, 2016, 15:18 BST Wissmann: The IAA Opens Wide the Window on the Future of Transport and Logistics

"Stars of the Year 2017" awards at the IAA Media Night "This IAA Commercial Vehicles opens wide the window on the future of transport, logistics and...


22 Sep, 2016, 12:27 BST 66th IAA Commercial Vehicles in Hannover - The World's Largest Mobility Trade Show Opens its Doors

Wissmann: New Ideas are Driving This Industry "We are living in times of huge change - and it is the companies that are shaping it - with more than...


19 Sep, 2016, 11:09 BST 66th IAA Commercial Vehicles is About to Start: 332 World Premieres - 2013 Exhibitors From 52 Countries - Megatrends: Digitization, Electric Mobility and Urban Logistics

Wissmann: We are very confident as we go to Hannover The world's most important trade show for transport, logistics and mobility, the 66th IAA...


05 Sep, 2016, 09:04 BST Wissmann: IAA Drives Digitization Forward

Statement delivered by Matthias Wissmann, President of the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA), at the IAA advance web press...


24 Aug, 2016, 15:45 BST Invitation to the VDA's Pre-IAA Live Web Press Conference on September 2, 2016

The International Motor Show (IAA) Commercial Vehicles in Hannover is the world's most important trade show for transport, logistics and mobility....


11 Aug, 2016, 16:47 BST Commercial Vehicles on the Way to Digital Transformation

Experience the megatrends of the future: digitization and electric mobility - IAA Commercial Vehicles with New Mobility World logistics The 66th IAA...


03 Aug, 2016, 14:53 BST Wissmann: IAA Commercial Vehicles as Platform for Digital Transformation

Preparations for the most important trade fair for mobility, transport and logistics running at top speed - 2,000 exhibitors - New Mobility World...


25 Sep, 2015, 17:02 BST Wissmann: More Visitors, More World Premieres, More Exhibitors - This IAA is a Resounding Success

The 66th IAA Cars ends at 7 p.m. on Sunday. "This IAA is recording more visitors, more world premieres and more exhibitors than the IAA two years ago....


17 Sep, 2015, 13:07 BST Wissmann: IAA is the Great Showcase for Tomorrow's Digital Mobility

The world's most important trade fair shows that the digitization of mobility is the mega topic driving the automotive industry forward with...


15 Sep, 2015, 10:26 BST 219 World Premieres - 1,103 Exhibitors from 39 Countries - Megatrend Connectivity

Statement delivered by Matthias Wissmann, President of the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA), at the IAA's opening press conference ...


20 Sep, 2013, 14:07 BST Wissmann: This IAA is a Total Success

Electric mobility and connectivity form the focus - 159 world premiers - weekend visitors expected to stream in again The IAA ends on Sunday at 7 p.m....


28 Sep, 2012, 14:50 BST World's Largest Mobility Trade Fair Closes, Recording Huge Rise in Visitors - 354 World Premieres is a New Record

Wissmann: The 64th IAA Commercial Vehicles is a resounding success! Ladies and Gentlemen, It is my pleasure to welcome you most cordially to our...


19 Apr, 2011, 10:59 BST VDA Managing Director Braunig: "German Suppliers Show Their Drive for Innovation at Auto Shanghai"

"The German suppliers are making an impressive show of their drive for innovation at Auto Shanghai. As many as 28 automotive supply companies are...