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Piech's grip on VW weakened by row with CEO

April 19, 2015 18:12 CET
Volkswagen Chairman Ferdinand Piech's iron grip on the German carmaker has been severely weakened following a dramatic confrontation with senior board members last week that nearly resulted in a push to...... Read More »
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BMW, inspired by Google Glass, tests experimental driving goggles

April 19, 2015 06:01 CET
BMW believes that computerized headsets such as Google Glass could be the next big thing.... Read More »
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Mercedes shrinks SUV with GLC coupe concept

April 19, 2015 10:34 CET
Mercedes is looking at bringing out an all-new compact SUV coupe as early as 2016 as buyers continue to favor sporty models.... Read More »

PSA and Dongfeng will develop platform for compact and subcompact cars

April 19, 2015 11:45 CET
PSA/Peugeot-Citroen and China's Dongfeng will jointly develop a platform for small cars for the Peugeot, Citroen, DS and Dongfeng brands.... Read More »

Shanghai GM to spend $16 billion to boost China product portfolio, market share

6:19 pm U.S. ET | April 19, 2015
Shanghai GM, a joint venture between General Motors and China's SAIC, plans to spend $16 billion over the next five years developing new vehicles and...... Read More »

Volkswagen mulls budget SUVs, minivans for China

April 19, 2015 11:13 CET
Volkswagen is exploring the possibility of developing budget SUVs and minivans in China to keep up with shifts in the market, its China chief...... Read More »

VW board members came close to demanding Piech's resignation, paper says

April 18, 2015 22:33 CET
Senior members of Volkswagen's supervisory board were prepared to demand Chairman Ferdinand Piech's resignation had he not agreed to a statement...... Read More »

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Audi aims Q7, A6L plug-in hybrids at Chinese buyers

April 18, 2015 06:01 CET
Audi will aim plug-in hybrid versions of the Q7 SUV and long-wheelbase A6 at Chinese customers as the company seeks to maintain its sales lead over...... Read More »

Volkswagen CEO Winterkorn to stay in defeat for Piech

April 17, 2015 11:59 CET
Volkswagen Group CEO Martin Winterkorn won the "full support" of the automaker's top-level committee to continue serving as chief executive in a...... Read More »

VW Group sales rise 2% on Europe, China demand

April 17, 2015 12:25 CET
VW said group sales rose 2.3 percent in March to 968,300 vehicles, as gains in Western Europe and China helped offset declines in the U.S.... Read More »

Renault wants France to back down on voting rights rise

April 17, 2015 11:07 CET
Renault urged France, its largest-single shareholder, to back down from plans to increase its voting weight in the automaker, warning that the...... Read More »

Volvo narrows choices for U.S. plant to S. Carolina, 2nd state, report says

April 17, 2015 17:57 CET
Volvo is weighing a site in South Carolina against another southern state as it prepares to invest $500 million in its first US plant, sources said.... Read More »

BMW says new 7 series can park itself

April 18, 2015 00:15 CET
BMW says the 7-series flagship sedan will be the world's first series-production car that can be parked without anyone at the wheel.... Read More »

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Mercedes-Maybach offers quiet luxury

April 17, 2015 06:15 CET
Mercedes has upgraded its flagship sedan by giving it a more spacious rear cabin and features such as voice amplification, extra lining to reduce...... Read More »

Lotus plans to build cars in China

April 17, 2015 16:24 CET
Lotus plans to build cars and engines in China in a joint venture, DRB-Hicom, the UK sports car maker's Malaysian parent company, said.... Read More »

Oman will use Italian expertise to help build auto industry

April 17, 2015 06:01 CET
The Oman government has bought into an Italian supplier as part of its goal to develop car production in the oil-rich Middle Eastern state.... Read More »

VW to issue statement on leadership today, report says

April 16, 2015 14:41 CET
VW is expected to issue a statement on Friday following a meeting of top executives on Thursday afternoon to discuss a leadership crisis sparked by...... Read More »

Fiat starts new era with 1st annual investor meeting in Amsterdam

April 16, 2015 12:38 CET
After a century of meeting in Italy, Fiat shareholders will convene today in Amsterdam, swapping the company's Lingotto factory with its rooftop...... Read More »

Europe recovery continues in March

April 16, 2015 09:15 CET
European car sales increased 11 percent in March, the strongest growth in a year, as the region's improving economy fueled demand for vehicles made...... Read More »

FCA has no plans to list other brands after Ferrari

April 16, 2015 13:44 CET
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has no plans to list any other brand from its portfolio besides luxury unit Ferrari, FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne told a...... Read More »

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