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Ford to build longer, 3-row Edge for China

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 24, 2014
Ford Motor Co. will make a version of the Ford Edge with three rows of seats for China.... Read More »

South Korea embraces European imports. Yes, South Korea

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 24, 2014
Here is a fairly stunning statistic: South Koreans, long viewed as among the most nationalistic of car buyers, are on track to spend more on vehicle imports from Europe this year than their country takes...... Read More »

VW on track to reach 2018 margin goal, report says

Nov. 23, 2014 20:41 CET
VW Group, which is cutting costs and overhauling its development and production, is on track to reach its goal of a pretax profit of 8 percent of...... Read More »

Tesla, BMW discuss batteries and lightweigh parts, Musk says

Nov. 23, 2014 17:32 CET
Tesla Motors is in talks with BMW over a possible alliance in battery technology and lightweight components, Tesla CEO Elon Musk told a German...... Read More »

Continental mulls German factory closure

Nov. 23, 2014 20:58 CET
Continental is reviewing whether to close its factory in Gifhorn, Germany, which makes electric motors and hydraulic braking systems, because of a...... Read More »

BMW, Mercedes gain in once-impregnable Korea

Nov. 23, 2014 06:01 CET
South Korea's car imports have leapt from 3 percent of sales a decade ago to 14 percent today as foreign brands led by Germany's BMW and Mercedes...... Read More »

SGL sees rising interest in carbon fiber parts

Nov. 23, 2014 20:25 CET
SGL Group, the materials supplier for carbon fiber reinforced parts in BMW's electric cars, is in talks with Audi, Porsche, GM and other carmakers to...... Read More »

VW will invest 86 billion euros chasing Toyota for global car sales lead

Nov. 21, 2014 12:57 CET
Volkswagen will invest 85.... Read More »

Opel names new engineering chief

Nov. 21, 2014 10:25 CET
Opel named Charlie Klein as its new engineering chief, promoting the executive from his current post as the brand's chief engineer for light...... Read More »

Suzuki plant in Hungary will return to double shifts ahead of Vitara launch, report says

Nov. 21, 2014 06:01 CET
Suzuki will return to two-shift production at its plant in Hungary as it prepares to launch the new Vitara subcompact crossover, a report said.... Read More »

U.S. to be main market for Mercedes-AMG GT

Nov. 21, 2014 06:01 CET
The United States will be the biggest market for the new Mercedes-AMG GT and is expected to account for 25 percent of the car's worldwide volume.... Read More »

Gestamp expects China to be its No. 3 market by 2015

Nov. 21, 2014 06:01 CET
Gestamp, a Spanish supplier of metal auto parts, predicts that by 2015 China will become its third-largest market worldwide, after Germany and Spain.... Read More »

German builder of crash-test facilities forms China unit

Nov. 21, 2014 06:01 CET
Messring, a German manufacturer of crash-test facilities, has established a wholly owned Chinese subsidiary.... Read More »

GM approves Opel SUV and engine investments in Germany, Poland

Nov. 20, 2014 16:22 CET
GM CEO Mary Barra said Opel will add a flagship SUV to its lineup. The model will launch by the end of the decade.... Read More »

BMW may need to increase i8 production to cut waiting lists

Nov. 20, 2014 18:26 CET
BMW may have to increase production of its i8 plug-in hybrid supercar to meet high demand.... Read More »

Alfa Romeo midsize sedan will be unveiled next June

Nov. 20, 2014 10:04 CET
Alfa Romeo's new midsized sedan will be unveiled next June, according to sources.... Read More »

Mercedes presents Maybach S class as luxury executive cocoon

Nov. 20, 2014 06:01 CET
Mercedes's new Maybach version of its flagship S class is challenging Bentley and Rolls-Royce for supremacy among customers who enjoy a chauffeured...... Read More »

UK car production likely to miss full-year target on weak overseas demand

Nov. 20, 2014 12:09 CET
UK car production is unlikely to hit a full-year goal of 1.... Read More »

TRW shareholders approve $13.5 billion takeover by ZF

Nov. 20, 2014 13:21 CET
TRW Automotive shareholders today approved a $13.... Read More »

Volvo plots U.S. resurgence with model overhaul

Nov. 20, 2014 06:01 CET
Volvo said an overhaul of its model range over the next five years would propel annual car-sales volumes in the U.S. back above 100,000 vehicles.... Read More »

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