Bentley's future in China
Bentley boss Wolfgang Dürheimer has said China will become the firm’s biggest market in a few years, overtaking the US and Europe for sales.
He said: “We regularly test in China for different climates and in city traffi c conditions.” He added that strict emissions regulations in China made it the perfect test bed for reaction to its recently revealed EXP12 Speed 6e electric sports car concept: “We want to see where Chinese opinion lies, to see if they believe this could be an opportunity.”
Skoda's replacement for Josef Kaban
Skoda's search for a replacement for its BMW-bound design chief Josef Kaban has taken another twist. The usually high-profile Kabaň is on gardening leave until he joins BMW in the summer and wasn’t present at any Vision E briefings in Prague or Shanghai.