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Opel/Vauxhall to woo budget clients with low-end cars, report says

July 22, 2014 09:09 CET
Opel plans to build a range of entry-level cars to recapture the type of budget customers who in the past bought Chevrolets, a report said.... Read More »

Mercedes seeks to outpace premium rivals in China with more dealers, new models

July 22, 2014 10:35 CET
Mercedes expects to outpace the 17 percent to 18 percent growth in industry sales of premium vehicles in China this year, after merging two competing sales networks and...... Read More »

Smart to offer EV, convertible variants of new ForTwo

July 22, 2014 06:01 CET
Daimler's Smart division will offer electric and convertible versions of the redesigned ForTwo it unveiled in Berlin last week.... Read More »

Rolls-Royce names new China boss

July 22, 2014 06:01 CET
Rolls-Royce has named BMW veteran Leon Li as regional director for its China operations.... Read More »

Germany's Rheinmetall forms new JV with China's Hasco

July 22, 2014 13:16 CET
Rheinmetall will shift a unit making aluminum engine blocks to a joint venture with China's Hasco to help finance growth at its automotive business,...... Read More »

Sogefi reports first-half loss on restructuring costs, Brazil downturn

July 22, 2014 15:29 CET
Italian supplier Sogefi reported a first-half net loss, hit by restructuring costs, the negative impact of the strong euro on South American...... Read More »

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A VW-FCA deal would be risky, reasonable

July 21, 2014 06:01 CET
If VW does buy Fiat Chrysler -- despite the companies' denials of a report that they are in talks -- it would be because the fixations of VW Chairman...... Read More »

ZF needs TRW's tech know-how, CFO says

July 21, 2014 06:01 CET
ZF Friedrichshafen believes buying TRW Automotive would give it a better foothold in the market for self-driving and connected cars, its finance...... Read More »

Opel will discontinue weak-selling Ampera, sources say

July 21, 2014 06:01 CET
Opel will discontinue the weak-selling Ampera plug-in hybrid, according to people familiar with the company's plans.... Read More »

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

The 'better Golf'

July 21, 2014 08:09 CET
Volkswagen says the Golf Sportsvan combines the agility of the classic Golf hatchback with the roominess, easier access and higher seating position...... Read More »

Volkswagen puts its faith in Tennessee

July 21, 2014 06:01 CET
Volkswagen will assign 200 people at its Chattanooga plant in the United States to take on a task that has troubled its German headquarters for...... Read More »

Russia's Severstal sells U.S. steel plants to AK Steel, Steel Dynamics

July 21, 2014 14:48 CET
Russia's Severstal said it agreed to sell its two steel plants in the United States for $2.... Read More »

BMW expects high conquest rate for 2-series Active Tourer

July 20, 2014 06:01 CET
BMW expects that three out of every four buyers of its 2-series Active Tourer minivan will be new to the brand.... Read More »

Renault puts more focus on India, Iran

July 20, 2014 06:01 CET
Renault is splitting its Asia Pacific region in two to help boost sales growth in India and the Middle East.... Read More »

PSA to start Nigeria production this year

July 18, 2014 06:01 CET
PSA will start producing cars in Nigeria this year through a local
 manufacturing partner.... Read More »

Mazda2 output starts; Europe sales begin in 2015

July 18, 2014 11:03 CET
Mazda has given its Mazda2 subcompact the sharp creases and sportier stance of the brand's new Kodo design language.... Read More »

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

Honda rolls out the Civic wagon

July 18, 2014 06:01 CET
Honda hopes that sleek styling and a smart interior will help its new Civic Tourer station wagon boost the automaker's flagging sales in Europe.... Read More »

CLEPA names new CEO

July 18, 2014 06:01 CET
Veteran supplier executive Paul Schockmel is the new CEO of Europe's partmakers association, CLEPA.... Read More »

Beijing Hyundai, Dongfeng Citroen tie for top score in China satisfaction survey

July 18, 2014 06:01 CET
Beijing Hyundai and Dongfeng Citroen topped mass-market brands in a J.D.... Read More »

Nick Scheele, former president and COO of Ford, dies at age 70

July 18, 2014 22:43 CET
Nick Scheele, an affable, globe-trotting troubleshooter who served as president and COO of Ford, died Friday. He was 70.... Read More »

Special Report
Fewer bosses, Disney savvy, $2 idea lift stores

Fewer bosses, Disney savvy, $2 idea lift stores

A Chrysler Group dealership chain is stripping away layers of management to sell cars faster. A Chevrolet-Cadillac store is enchanting customers through Disney training. Mon., July 21
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