He Chevrolet Sail He finished his industrial life in the country. Colmotores suspended its production and now concentrates its efforts in the branch of cars with the Onix and the Spark-Beat line. At the time of being discontinued, the Sail adds 105,432 units delivered in seven years, between 2012 and the first quarter of 2019. The plant's stamping line will continue to make parts, especially spare parts.
APPOINTMENTS: After 18 spectacular years of management at the head of the importer of Kia In the country, Iván Peña retires to assume the position of COO of the same brand for Latin America, based in Miami. Ramiro Cornejo, professional expert of the sector that arrives from Ecuador and, obviously, from the ranks of the Eljuri Group, Kia representative for our country.
THE COLETAZO of the crisis in Renault and Nissan, after the fall of its manager Carlos Ghosn, he now touched the first Nissan desk from which the CEO retires Hiroto Saikawa and temporarily replaced by Yasuhiro Yamauchi, current chief of operations. There are accusations against Saikawa that he was overpaid and he offered to return the questioned monies represented in the company's shares.
PORSCHE increased its participation in the Croatian firm Rimac Automobili from 10 to 15.5%, in which the Colombian businessman has shares Frank Kanayet. Rimac is probably the most advanced research center for electrical issues in the industry at the moment and has its own exceptional performance cars such as the C2, which is the most powerful prototype in the world and would begin to be delivered to customers next year. .
VOLKSWAGEN DE BRAZIL is developing a car for the Latin American market based on the group's platform, called MQB, with an investment of 1.5 billion dollars. At the moment, the project is known as the “new urban coupe”, Thought of the needs of Latin American markets, although it is contemplated that it will be done later in Europe. It would be seen in 2021.