Sept. 29, 2016 16:15 CET
Nissan wants a deal offering compensation for any eventual trade costs resulting from Britain's exit from the EU before committing to more investment in its UK plant, CEO Carlos Ghosn said.
BMW says China sales have improved while U.S. sales remain slow
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Sept. 29, 2016 18:47 CET
BMW Group is seeing positive signs in China demand while growth in the U.S. remains slow, Ian Robertson, the automaker's sales chief, said. ...
PSA targets 150,000 vehicle sales in Iran in second half
Sept. 29, 2016 14:50 CET
PSA Group said it plans to sell more than 150,000 Peugeot vehicles in Iran in the second half of this year as the carmaker seeks to reclaim the leading position it once e ...
BMW appoints European sales chief to replace retiring CFO
Sept. 29, 2016 12:19 CET
BMW Group appointed Nicolas Peter as chief financial officer to succeed veteran Friedrich Eichiner who will retire, extending a management change that began when Harald K ...
Toyota drops new diesel for C-HR crossover
Sept. 29, 2016 11:41 CET
Toyota has decided not to sell a new diesel engine it is developing in its C-HR crossover because demand for the powertrain technology is falling. ...
VW hopeful for emissions deal with U.S. by year end, Mueller says
Sept. 29, 2016 06:01 CET
Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller says he is hopeful the company can reach agreement by the end of the year with the U.S. government on the size of a fine to settle a crimi ...
Skoda CEO says U.S. launch not a priority
Sept. 29, 2016 08:57 CET
Skoda may take another year before deciding whether to sells its cars in the U.S. Volkswagen Group's value brand plans first to enter the South Korean and Iranian markets ...
2016 PARIS AUTO SHOW
Daimler confirms EQ subbrand for electric cars
Sept. 29, 2016 12:09 CET
Mercedes will launch 10 new electric vehicles by 2025 under a new subbrand called EQ. The automaker aims to become the global leader in EV technology, Daimler CEO Dieter ...
VW mulls robo-taxi service as part of new mobility brand
Sept. 28, 2016 20:00 CET
VW Group is considering launching a fleet of robo-taxis for ride-hailing in the future as part of plans to expand its mobility services business, which will become the gr ...
VW faces continued scrutiny from EU on diesel fixes
Sept. 28, 2016 18:19 CET
Volkswagen Group faces continued scrutiny from the European Union over how it implements a pledge to give consumers more information about repairs linked to its diesel-em ...
Peugeot family to diversify further, invest outside France
Sept. 28, 2016 16:43 CET
France's Peugeot family, which owns a 14 percent stake in automaker PSA Group, will further diversify its investments and expand outside of France to strengthen its holdi ...
ZF will walk away from Haldex bid unless it gets 50% stake
Sept. 28, 2016 15:10 CET
ZF says it will walk away from its bid for Swedish braking systems firm Haldex if it fails to get a 50 percent stake at its current offer of 120 crowns per share. German ...
2016 PARIS AUTO SHOW
EVs and SUVs set to dominate in Paris
Sept. 28, 2016 06:01 CET
Automakers will focus on electric cars and the booming market for SUVs/crossovers at the Paris auto show. VW, Mercedes and Opel will be among companies showing battery-po ...
2016 PARIS AUTO SHOW
Automakers' EV plans will challenge early pioneers
Sept. 28, 2016 11:31 CET
Electric-car pioneers including Renault, Nissan and Tesla are facing a challenge from their peers as EV concepts dominate the Paris auto show. Volkswagen Group's diesel s ...
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Automotive News Europe honors the 2016 Eurostars winners
Sept. 28, 2016 21:00 CET
Europe's top-performing automotive executives have been honored for their work with Eurostar awards from Automotive News Europe. ...
VW scandal spreading to Audi risks hitting automaker's top profit generator
Sept. 27, 2016 09:35 CET
Volkswagen Group's attempts to contain the fallout from the emissions-cheating scandal suffered setbacks after Audi, the group's biggest profit generator, lost a key engi ...
Marchionne cancels Paris auto show appearance
Sept. 28, 2016 03:16 CET
Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne has cancelled his appearance at the Paris auto show, a spokesperson for the carmaker said without giving any details. ...
U.S. said to ponder what size diesel penalty VW can withstand
Sept. 27, 2016 12:42 CET
The U.S. Justice Department is assessing how big a criminal fine it can extract from Volkswagen Group over its emissions-cheating scandal without putting the automaker ou ...
U.S. official says inadequate EU emissions testing was widely known
Sept. 27, 2016 10:07 CET
Europe's car-emissions tests have been seen as inadequate for decades, a top U.S. regulator told EU lawmakers. Much stronger enforcement will be needed to stop cheating b ...
Renault targets 3.5% market share in China
Sept. 27, 2016 14:45 CET
Renault says it is targeting a 3.5 percent market share in China through its partnership with Dongfeng. ...