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Renault taps Daimler expertise to boost Talisman quality

July 6, 2015 16:34 CET
Renault is aiming to match rivals' quality with its new Talisman midsize car with help from Mercedes-Benz owner Daimler. The Talisman is a "refined sedan with an assertive design," Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn said at the the car's unveiling.

Fiat Chrysler, PSA could be at risk from Greek euro turmoil

July 6, 2015 16:52 CET
Industry watchers say a Greek exit from the euro after the country's no vote to austerity terms could impact southern European markets, along with Fiat Chrysler and PSA/Peugeot-Citroen, the automakers most exposed to those markets.

Renault says Talisman midsize sedan has 'racy' design, innovative technologies

July 6, 2015 08:28 CET
Renault says its new Talisman midsize car has robust and racy lines and delivers "intense driving enjoyment."

UK new-car sales rise 13% in June boosted by low finance deals

July 6, 2015 10:55 CET
UK new-car registrations in June increased 13 percent to 257,817. The increase meant that sales were up by 7 percent in the first six months to 1.

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Why Skoda's fast rise helps and hurts parent VW Group

July 6, 2015 06:15 CET
Skoda and VW brand are heading in opposite directions.

New Honda CEO Hachigo wants exciting cars, maximum capacity use

July 6, 2015 08:39 CET
Honda's new CEO, Takahiro Hachigo, aims to reboot the automaker by developing more exciting cars, steering clear of numerical targets and maximizing...

GM China growth outpaced by U.S. in first half

6:35 am U.S. ET | July 6, 2015
GM posted a slower pace of growth in China sales in the first half than in the U.S.

France to unify EV-charging networks, report says

July 6, 2015 14:15 CET
The French government plans to make it easier for drivers of electric cars to charge their vehicles by unifying certain features of the country's...

Mercedes sales rise 19% in June on China, Europe demand

July 6, 2015 12:24 CET
Mercedes deliveries rose 19 percent in June as strong demand in China and Europe helped boost sales.

Mercedes will pass VW in Japan this year on surging luxury car sales

July 6, 2015 11:30 CET
Mercedes will likely pass Volkswagen this year to become the top-selling import brand in Japan for the first time in 16 years, underscoring the...

Eberspaecher said to explore partnership or partial sale

July 6, 2015 15:01 CET
German supplier Eberspaecher is exploring a partnership with an overseas peer or a partial sale as it seeks to expand internationally, several...

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Check out the ANE e-magazine for July

July 6, 2015 06:01 CET
The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe e-magazine is ready for you to view.

Financial aid for hydrogen infrastructure

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 6, 2015
Japan's three biggest automakers plan to help cover the cost of operating hydrogen stations in the country to popularize cars powered by fuel cells.

Jaguar Land Rover in talks on plant in Poland or Slovakia

July 3, 2015 18:20 CET
Jaguar Land Rover has made Poland one of two finalists for an auto factory, Deputy Prime Minister Janusz Piechocinski said.

Skoda may outsource non-core services

July 3, 2015 06:15 CET
Skoda says it is examining whether to outsource certain parts of its non-manufacturing business such as peripheral services, and has initiated...

Citroen will drop hydropneumatic suspension

July 3, 2015 06:01 CET
Citroen will stop selling cars equipped with its once-renowned hydropneumatic suspension system.

Saab owner to build EV plant in China

July 3, 2015 11:06 CET
China's National Electric Vehicle Sweden, which owns the assets of bankrupt Swedish automaker Saab, broke ground on a plant in China to produce...

Nissan Leaf to get a big boost in driving range

July 3, 2015 06:01 CET
Nissan plans a midcycle update as early as August that aims to deliver a big boost in the EV's driving range, a person familiar with the project said.

Honda to make English official language by 2020

July 3, 2015 12:57 CET
Former Honda CEO Takanobu Ito famously said five years ago that it was “stupid” to make English the official work language of a Japanese...

Ferrari's value to exceed $11 billion in IPO, Marchionne says

July 3, 2015 20:04 CET
Fiat Chrysler's CEO expects the company's Ferrari supercar unit to be valued "at least" at $11 billion in an initial public offering scheduled for...

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