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BMW, Audi, Daimler will boost self-driving push with Nokia maps acquisition

Aug. 3, 2015 08:05 CET
BMW, Audi and Daimler will buy Nokia's digital-map unit for 2.8 billion euros ($3.1 billion) in a push to extend the reach of automakers into digital services for self-driving cars.

French car sales rise 2% percent in July

Aug. 3, 2015 09:23 CET
French car sales rose 2.3 percent in July, led by strong gains at Fiat, Hyundai and Toyota. Most volume brands boosted volume except Renault, whose sales fell on aging products.

New York hedge fund takes Suzuki stake on India, end to VW arbitration

Aug. 3, 2015 11:21 CET
Suzuki rose to a record in Tokyo trading today after a New York-based hedge fund said it had acquired an undisclosed stake in the automaker.

How the VW-Suzuki alliance went wrong

Aug. 3, 2015 06:01 CET
The Volkswagen-Suzuki alliance started with high hopes in 2009 but now awaits likely dissolution by an international arbitration court.

In Bob Lutz's crystal ball, Apple, Google may win

Aug. 3, 2015 06:01 CET
Bob Lutz, 83, has been around longer than most in the auto industry.


Check out the ANE e-magazine for August

Aug. 3, 2015 06:01 CET
The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly e-magazine is ready for you to view.

Alfa Romeo completes prep work on new SUV

Aug. 2, 2015 06:01 CET
Alfa Romeo has finished preparation work on its first SUV and the model is on track to launch next year.

German carmakers near $3 billion deal for Nokia's maps, report says

July 31, 2015 21:52 CET
BMW, Audi and Daimler are close to sealing the purchase of Nokia Oyj’s digital-maps business for about 2.

Spain fines GM, Ford, other automakers for anti-competitive practices

July 31, 2015 06:01 CET
Spain's CNMC competition authority fined 21 automakers and two consultancy firms 171 million euros for anti-competitive practices.

Maserati's profits will recover with Levante SUV, Marchionne says

July 31, 2015 11:44 CET
Maserati's profits will recover when the brand launches its first SUV next year, Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne said.

ANE's August e-magazine goes live Monday

July 31, 2015 06:01 CET
The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly e-magazine goes live on Monday, August 3.

BMW revamps China marketing to focus more on tech, less on the badge

July 31, 2015 12:21 CET
BMW will increase spending on online marketing in China to emphasize its technology as part of efforts to target younger buyers, who care more about...

Honda quarterly profit rises 20% as U.S. sales, weak yen offset quality costs

July 31, 2015 10:49 CET
Honda's quarterly net profit jumped 20 percent as strong sales in the U.S.


BMW, Apple could rekindle courtship with an eye on car collaboration

July 31, 2015 21:20 CET
BMW and Apple may rekindle a courtship put on hold after an exploratory visit by executives of the world's top maker of electronic gadgets to the...

Car hacking risk may be broader than Fiat Chrysler, U.S. regulator says

July 31, 2015 19:11 CET
The cybersecurity issues that led Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to recall 1.

Pininfarina hopes to agree sale to Mahindra but drafts stand-alone business plan

July 31, 2015 11:29 CET
Pininfarina is still hoping to clinch a sale to Indian automaker Mahindra and Mahindra but has begun drafting a stand-alone business plan as its...

Fiat Chrysler battles in court with Australia ex-CEO

July 31, 2015 15:56 CET
Fiat Chrysler traded charges in court with its former Australia CEO, who denied breaching his legal duties and said he acted on instructions from...

BMW i3 drivers in California collect $1,000 to delay charging

July 30, 2015 16:19 CET
In a new pilot program, a California utility is paying drivers of BMW electric cars to delay charging their vehicles when the power grid is under...

Audi cuts global car sales outlook on China

July 30, 2015 11:57 CET
Audi lowered its global sales forecast for this year because of slumping demand in China, its biggest market.

Delphi will buy UK cabling company to boost connectivity business

July 30, 2015 11:29 CET
Delphi will buy the UK cabling company HellermannTyton Group to capitalize on growing demand for cars that connect to the Internet, mobile phones and...

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