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Ford tech chief says sedan sales hit by SUV/crossover boom

Feb. 13, 2016 06:01 CET | UPDATED: 2/13/16 04:07 CET -- corrected
Ford CTO Raj Nair says sedan sales are suffering most from rising demand for crossovers and SUVs.
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Mercedes gives early look at C-class convertible

Feb. 13, 2016 14:46 CET
Mercedes is giving a sneak peek of the C-class convertible it will unveil at the Geneva auto show in. It is the first time Mercedes has offered a convertible variant in the C class family.
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Nissan exec defines automaker's vision of the fully connected car

Feb. 13, 2016 06:01 CET
Nissan Europe's head of advanced product planning, Richard Candler, has a vision of the connected car being electric and autonomous and he expects...

VW Group sales return to growth in January despite diesel scandal

Feb. 12, 2016 14:34 CET
VW Group sales returned to growth in January despite the company's diesel emissions scandal, thanks to demand in China where VW brand posted its best...

Alfa Romeo could return to F1 racing with own team

Feb. 12, 2016 15:02 CET
Alfa Romeo could return to Formula One racing with its own team, Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne said.

Renault vows to sustain AvtoVAZ after record loss

Feb. 12, 2016 11:46 CET
Renault pledged to support AvtoVAZ, which warned it may not survive without help from shareholders after the collapse of the domestic car market...

Renault beats profit goal but Russia crisis hurts results

Feb. 12, 2016 08:40 CET
Renault today said it beat its full-year profit target in 2015, although its earnings were overshadowed by a deepening crisis at Russia's AvtoVAZ,...

Lexus tops BMW in U.S. registrations; 2015 luxury title in dispute

Feb. 12, 2016 20:32 CET
Lexus won the 2015 U.S. luxury crown over BMW and Mercedes, an analysis of vehicle registrations shows.

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Aston Martin's DB11 will launch brand's renewal

Feb. 12, 2016 10:45 CET
Aston Martin will unveil its new DB11 at the Geneva auto show as the company renews its aging lineup in a push to return to sustainable profitability...

Google's self-driving car project expands hiring, posts manufacturing jobs

Feb. 12, 2016 11:14 CET
Google's self-driving car project is advertising jobs on its website with a special focus on manufacturing expertise.

Renault promotes Europe chief Mueller to No. 2 role

Feb. 12, 2016 17:30 CET
Renault has promoted its Europe head, Stefan Mueller, to the role of chief performance officer, making the German-Swiss executive one of CEO Carlos...

Toyota confirms new crossover for Europe

Feb. 11, 2016 17:18 CET
Toyota confirmed it will launch a new compact SUV/crossover in Europe based on its C-HR concept.

Opel will launch long-range, affordable electric car

Feb. 11, 2016 10:19 CET
GM CEO Mary Barra said Opel/Vauxhall will launch a long-range, affordable electric car called the Ampera-e in 2017.

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Porsche's new sales boss predicts continued growth after record 2015

Feb. 11, 2016 06:01 CET
Porsche easily surpassed its goal of 200,000 annual global sales last year and can now look forward to another year of worldwide growth, Detlev von...

Daimler to name Kaellenius r&d head, German paper reports

Feb. 11, 2016 18:55 CET
Daimler will appoint its marketing and sales boss Ola Kaellenius as head of r&d, Handelsblatt reported.

Jaguar Land Rover sales decline in China hits parent Tata Motors' profit

Feb. 11, 2016 12:05 CET
Tata Motors said net profit for its latest quarter fell by 2 percent, hit by lower Jaguar Land Rover sales in China, once the luxury unit's...

Daimler will invest $2.94 billion on cleaner diesels

Feb. 11, 2016 15:21 CET
Daimler will spend $2.94 billion by 2019 on developing next-generation diesel engines to help the automaker to meet new pollution-measuring standards.

Faurecia raises dividend after sales, margins climb

Feb. 11, 2016 11:24 CET
French supplier Faurecia today reported an increase in its operating margin for the second half of 2015 to 4.

Jaguar Land Rover will build XE sports sedan in India

Feb. 11, 2016 14:40 CET
Jaguar Land Rover will begin assembly of a fourth model, the Jaguar XE sedan, at its plant in Pune, India.

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Range Rover Evoque convertible is not a 'niche too far'

Feb. 11, 2016 14:54 CET
Land Rover says its Range Rover Evoque created a new niche for sporty premium compact SUVs when the car was launched five years ago.

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