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Lamborghini set to announce Italian production for new SUV, report says

May 25, 2015 19:24 CET
Lamborghini is set to announce Wednesday that it will build a new SUV in Italy, sources said. Lamborghini has said it has the potential to sell 3,000 SUVs a year, more than doubling the size of the brand.

Renault offers concessions to workers in bid to end Turkish strike

May 25, 2015 11:08 CET
Oyak Renault, the Turkish arm of the French carmaker, has offered concessions including a cash lump sum to striking workers if they return to work.

BMW, Nissan will build charging network in S. Africa to boost EV sales

May 25, 2015 13:44 CET
The South African units of BMW and Nissan will build a national grid of charging stations for electric and plug-in hybrid cars to help expand sales...

Daimler, Qualcomm to develop in-car tech, wireless charging

May 25, 2015 06:01 CET
Daimler is forming a partnership with mobile technologies company Qualcomm to explore wireless recharging of mobile phones in cars as well as...

2015 RISING STARS

Automotive News Europe salutes Yanik Cantieni

May 25, 2015 06:01 CET
Automotive News Europe salutes the winners of the 2015 Rising Stars awards. Every day through June 4 one of the 14 winners will be featured.

Borgward's revival plan comes into focus

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 25, 2015
Bankrolled by a Chinese truckmaker and run by a former Daimler executive, Borgward's revival is starting to look real.

European automakers criticize new tests to weed out 'dirty diesels'

May 24, 2015 06:01 CET
European automakers voiced concern over an upcoming regulation that will require diesel car emissions to be tested under "real world" conditions.

Marchionne approached GM about a merger, but was rebuffed, report says

May 24, 2015 02:31 CET
As part of his quest for a mega merger, Fiat Chrysler boss Sergio Marchionne sent an email to General Motors CEO Mary Barra in March suggesting...

GM promotes former Opel engineer to Asian tech center chief

May 23, 2015 06:01 CET
General Motors named former Opel engineer Tobias Suenner as president of its technical center in Shanghai.

Jaguar Land Rover close to deciding on eastern European plant, report says

May 22, 2015 21:33 CET
Jaguar Land Rover is close to deciding on a new plant in eastern Europe that likely will build its next Defender SUV, reports said.

Daimler boosts German plant investment as it adds two new models

May 22, 2015 15:10 CET
Daimler plans to invest 750 million euros ($834 million) to modernize its Mercedes-Benz factory in Bremen, Germany, in preparation to build two new...

Audi will add Q8 in 2019, electric SUV in 2018

May 22, 2015 11:35 CET
Audi today said it will begin sales of the Q8 SUV in 2019 and launch an electric-powered sporty SUV in the upper-mid segment in 2018.

Ford, Fiat resume output at Turkish plants

May 22, 2015 10:31 CET
Production resumed at the Turkish operations of Ford and Fiat today after a labor dispute disrupted output for just over a week.

Winterkorn says it will take time to replace Piech on Audi board

May 22, 2015 16:10 CET
Audi Chairman Martin Winterkorn said finding a board replacement for Ferdinand Piech will take time.

Porsche recalls 918 Spyder on cooling system risk

May 22, 2015 18:05 CET
Porsche launched a worldwide recall of its 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid sportscar, saying a carbon fiber part could damage the cooling system and needed...

Audi will enhance Chinese connected-car services with Baidu

May 22, 2015 12:32 CET
Audi will enhance its connected-car services in China by jointly developing navigation map data, positioning algorithms and point-of-interest...

Audi open to others joining bid for Nokia mapping unit

May 22, 2015 15:34 CET
Audi could imagine more bidders for Nokia's HERE maps business, the automaker's research and development chief, Ulrich Hackenberg, said.

Mazda, Mitsubishi and Subaru add more cars to Takata airbag recall

May 22, 2015 11:04 CET
Mazda, Mitsubishi and Subaru maker Fuji Heavy Industries said they would recall about 715,000 more cars equipped with airbag inflators made by parts...

2015 RISING STARS

Automotive News Europe salutes Armin Prommersberger

May 22, 2015 06:01 CET
Automotive News Europe honors the winners of the 2015 Rising Stars awards. Every day through June 4 one of the 14 winners will be featured.

Audi plans backups for key safety tech

May 22, 2015 06:01 CET
For its next big step in collision avoidance - vehicles that can swerve to avoid an obstacle - Audi is adopting a cautious approach.

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