13. April 2018AAA AUTO brand awarded “Symbol of success“ plaque for 25 years of successful operation on the market
Prague, 13 April 2018 – The formal announcement of the 100 admired companies in the Czech Republic took place in the French Restaurant at Obecní dům yesterday. These awards have been announced by the CZECH TOP 100 Association for twenty years now. Alice Punch, Chief HR Officer and representative of the AURES Holdings Company, also attended and accepted the “Symbol of success” plaque for a quarter of a century of successful operation on the market, on behalf of the AAA AUTO brand.
5. April 2018This year, the autocenters of the AURES Holdings Group have already sold 20 000 vehicles; growth is driven by innovation
Prague, 5th April 2018 – This year’s season is a record-breaker for AAA AUTO autocenters operated by AURES Holdings in terms of the number of used vehicles sold. During the first quarter and the beginning of April, customers drove away more than 20,000 vehicles and in March, for the first time ever, the group exceeded the figure of 7,000 cars sold in a single calendar month.
4. April 2018Used car season starts and hybrid vehicles record the fastest growth
Prague 4 April 2018 – The last cold month of this year saw a total of 110,400 vehicles offered to customers across all regions of the Czech Republic. The most common price was CZK 139,000. The vehicles offered were slightly older, with the age rising from 9.4 years in February to 9.5 years in March. The number of kilometres on the clock also rose slightly by 400 km to 155,400 kilometres. AAA AUTO has regularly monitored the used car market in Central Europe for several years. It makes use of the median in its statistics, because this value has a higher interpretative value and characterises the used car market more accurately.
22. March 2018AAA AUTO continues to expand, opening new branches in Poland and Hungary
The AAA AUTO international network of car dealerships, which is operated by AURES Holdings, officially opened a new purchasing centre in Poznan today. This is the third branch opened this year - the first to be opened was the branch in Lodz, followed by the branch in Gyor in Hungary. The dealer is responding to rising demand for cars in Poland and Hungary.
15. March 2018Mototechna has new brand and launches sales of vintage and investment vehicles
Prague, 15 March 2018 – Interest in historical vehicles and classic cars is growing all over the world and more than one car manufacturer has recently announced its plan to sell factory-refurbished classic cars. Mercedes-Benz of Germany, for instance, has been selling these cars for some time now under the All Time Stars brand. Classic cars are now to be offered to Czech customers by Mototechna Classic from the AURES Holdings group, the operator of the AAA AUTO car centre network.
2. March 2018Shortest month of the year sees fewer and newer vehicles
Prague 2 March 2018 – A total of 98,508 vehicles were offered for sale to customers in all regions of the Czech Republic in the second month of this year. These cars were most commonly priced at CZK 138,000. The vehicles for sale in February were slightly newer than in January, with the age falling from 9.6 years to 9.4 years. The number of kilometres on the clock fell by 300 km, to 155,000 kilometres. AAA AUTO, which has monitored the used car market constantly for several years, has started to use a different data processing method. Instead of average values it takes the so-called median into consideration, which has a higher interpretive value and characterises the used car market even more accurately.
28. February 2018AAA Auto International changes name to AURES Holdings, but AAA AUTO brand to continue
Prague, 28 February 2018 – AAA Auto International, a.s., the company which operates the AAA AUTO international network of car dealerships, is changing its name to AURES Holdings, a.s. on 1 March 2018. In renaming itself, the company wants to draw attention to the wider range of activities performed by the group, which, apart from its used car business, is also engaged in other areas relating to the provision of comprehensive mobility solutions.
22. February 2018AAA AUTO Brand Wins Prestigious Superbrands Award for 2018
Prague, 22 February 2018 – AAA AUTO has won the prestigious Superbrands award for the second time. The awards were handed out for the fifth time following their revival in the Czech Republic; they have been awarded globally since 1994. The aim of the assessment is to identify brands with an excellent position on the local market. Superbrands awards are only won by brands that undergo a multi-round assessment including, in addition to other things, consumer research by the agency GfK.
15. February 2018Nearly 130 companies and entrepreneurs discussed business in Prague and Central Bohemia at Mototechna
Prague, 15 February 2018 – At the Regional Meeting for Major Business Topics and Entrepreneurs from Central Bohemia and Prague, prepared by the CZECH TOP 100 Association, nearly 130 representatives of companies and individual entrepreneurs gathered from both regions. The host of the meeting was the dealer of lightly used cars, Mototechna, a member of the AAA AUTO group. Since the most important representatives of the automotive sector reside in Central Bohemia and Prague, the key topic was company mobility.
6. February 201835% of the used cars advertised in January are imported, they frequently have an unclear history
Prague, 6 February 2018 – There were over 114 thousand used cars offered for sale in the Czech Republic in January and over one third of these were imported. Their price was an average of CZK 129,500. The age of the offered vehicles ranged around 9.6 years with a mileage of 155,300 km. AAA AUTO, which has continuously monitored the used car market for several years, has switched to a new method of data processing. Instead of average values, it takes the so-called median into consideration, a value that has a much higher evidential value and characterises the used car market more accurately.