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German court dismisses hedge funds' suit against Porsche holding company

March 26, 2015 16:21 CET
A German court has dismissed claims brought against Porsche SE by hedge funds seeking $1.3 billion in damages over its botched attempt to take over Volkswagen in 2008.... Read More »

Pininfarina investor confirms Mahindra's interest in acquisition

March 26, 2015 11:39 CET
Pininfarina's controlling shareholder, Pincar, confirmed that India's Mahindra & Mahindra has expressed interest in buying the Italian car designer.... Read More »

Ford aims to triple exports from India with new plant

March 26, 2015 10:09 CET
Ford has invested $1 billion in a new plant in India that will help the automaker triple exports from the country.... Read More »

Tesla sued in UK in fight over charging stations rollout

March 26, 2015 11:06 CET
Tesla was sued in London in a dispute over whether the company interfered with a competitor's plan to rollout electric-car chargers at UK highway...... Read More »

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McLaren aims 570S at high-end Porsche 911, Audi R8

March 26, 2015 12:50 CET
McLaren has named the first of its entry-level supercars the 570S.... Read More »

Toyota targets big cuts in factory, product development outlays

March 26, 2015 06:08 CET
Toyota outlined bold savings targets in factory investment and vehicle development through an aggressive restructuring.... Read More »

Schaeffler's 2014 profit rises by more than half

March 26, 2015 13:09 CET
German part supplier Schaeffler said its operating profit jumped by more than 50 percent to 1.52 billion euros ($1.... Read More »

Mahindra in talks to buy Pininfarina, report says

March 25, 2015 13:49 CET
Mahindra & Mahindra, India's largest maker of SUVs, is in talks to buy Italian design and engineering company Pininfarina, a report said.... Read More »

Delphi employees killed in France plane crash

March 25, 2015 12:26 CET
Two Spain-based Delphi employees were among the 150 victims of a plane crash in a remote part of the French Alps.... Read More »

Automakers race to double the driving range of affordable electric cars

March 25, 2015 12:06 CET
Automakers are readying a new generation of mass-market electric cars with more than double the driving range of today's Nissan Leaf, betting that...... Read More »

Renault seeks fresh start with single model to replace Laguna and Latitude midsize cars

March 25, 2015 11:33 CET
Renault will replace its slow-selling Laguna and Latitude midsize cars in Europe later this year with a single model in a bid to get a fresh start...... Read More »

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Mercedes adds plug-in hybrid to GLE line

March 26, 2015 01:00 CET
Mercedes is rolling out a new plug-in hybrid with the debut of the GLE, which replaces the M class, the brand's best-selling SUV.... Read More »

'Top Gear' host Jeremy Clarkson fired by BBC

March 25, 2015 19:19 CET
The BBC dropped "Top Gear" host Jeremy Clarkson, who built a global fan base while repeatedly causing offense with strongly worded views, after...... Read More »

Tata plans to raise $1.2 billion to help fund Jaguar Land Rover expansion

March 25, 2015 17:52 CET
Tata Motors plans to raise as much as $1.2 billion in a rights offer to help fund investments at its Tata and Jaguar Land Rover brands.... Read More »

Former GM Europe chief Forster will lead UK taxi builder

March 25, 2015 06:01 CET
Auto industry veteran Carl-Peter Forster, who once headed GM Europe and Tata Motors, is new board chairman at London Taxi Company, which builds the...... Read More »

Jaguar unveils new XF; touts sedan's good looks, fuel efficiency

March 24, 2015 17:09 CET
Jaguar says its new XF sedan has taken a big leap in levels of refinement, low weight and fuel efficiency.... Read More »

Mercedes GLC crossover sheds GLK's boxy look

March 24, 2015 17:30 CET
The Mercedes GLK crossover will be roomier and will shed its old-fashioned square shape for a more modern design when it becomes the GLC, making it...... Read More »

BMW CEO sees EV initiatives helping i3 sales in key markets

March 24, 2015 06:01 CET
BMW CEO Norbert Reithofer sees political initiatives in a number of the carmaker's key markets as important in helping to boost sales of the i3...... Read More »

Volvo appoints Europe boss as part of global reorganization

March 24, 2015 11:43 CET
Volvo named Anders Gustafsson as head of Europe, Middle East and Africa, one of three global business regions that also include new divisions for the...... Read More »

Renault reinforces quality oversight

March 24, 2015 12:09 CET
Renault aims to improve its quality and customer satisfaction ratings by moving its Americas chief, Denis Barbier, to a new role overseeing those two...... Read More »

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