New diesel cars no better for environment than gasoline counterparts, German officials say

New diesel cars do not produce less of the environmentally damaging carbon dioxide than gasoline vehicles, a group of newspapers cited the German Transport Ministry as saying.

Facebook won't make cars, Sandberg assures Germans

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg went on a charm offensive in Germany, telling the country's powerful automakers that the world's biggest social network does not want to compete with them.

Volvo names 'retail man' Gustafsson to succeed Kerssemakers in U.S.

Lex Kerssemakers, who steered Volvo's rebirth in the U.S. over the past 32 months, is moving on to lead the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. He will be replaced by that region's current head, Anders Gustafsson.