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Jaguar Land Rover in talks on setting up plant in Poland

July 3, 2015 18:20 CET
Jaguar Land Rover has made Poland one of two finalists for an auto factory, Deputy Prime Minister Janusz Piechocinski said.

Skoda may outsource non-core services

July 3, 2015 06:15 CET
Skoda says it is examining whether to outsource certain parts of its non-manufacturing business such as peripheral services, and has initiated negotiations with local unions over such a move.

Citroen will drop hydropneumatic suspension

July 3, 2015 06:01 CET
Citroen will stop selling cars equipped with its once-renowned hydropneumatic suspension system.

Saab owner to build EV plant in China

July 3, 2015 11:06 CET
China's National Electric Vehicle Sweden, which owns the assets of bankrupt Swedish automaker Saab, broke ground on a plant in China to produce...

Nissan Leaf to get a big boost in driving range

July 3, 2015 06:01 CET
Nissan plans a midcycle update as early as August that aims to deliver a big boost in the EV's driving range, a person familiar with the project said.

CLEPA names Brembo exec as next president

July 3, 2015 06:01 CET
European suppliers association CLEPA named Brembo executive Roberto Vavassori as its next president.

Honda to make English official language by 2020

July 3, 2015 12:57 CET
Former Honda CEO Takanobu Ito famously said five years ago that it was “stupid” to make English the official work language of a Japanese...

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VW, Renault maintain engine plant lead in Europe

July 3, 2015 06:01 CET
Automotive News Europe's Guide to Powertrains shows more than 80 locations where global automakers and suppliers produce the engines and...

ANE's July e-magazine goes live Monday

July 3, 2015 06:01 CET
The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly e-magazine goes live on Monday, July 6.

Jaguar Land Rover signs deal with Magna Steyr to build cars in Austria

July 2, 2015 08:46 CET
Jaguar Land Rover has signed a contract to have Magna Steyr build an unspecified number of JLR models.

Car design legend Giugiaro quits company he founded

July 2, 2015 18:42 CET
Legendary car designer Giorgetto Giugiaro, whose work includes the original VW Golf and first Fiat Panda, has resigned from Italdesign Giugiaro, the...

German car sales rose 13% in June, helped by extra sales days

July 2, 2015 12:05 CET
New-car registrations in Germany increased 13 percent in June, helped by two extra sales days and a growing economy.

VW worker killed by robot in Germany

July 2, 2015 11:39 CET
Volkswagen said a contractor was crushed to death by a robot at its German components factory in Kassel.

BMW begins road tests of fuel cell car developed with Toyota

July 2, 2015 12:45 CET
BMW will test a vehicle powered by hydrogen fuel cells -- developed with Toyota -- for the first time on public roads this month as the German...

Greek exit from euro could bring stability, German auto lobby group says

July 1, 2015 09:54 CET
Germany's auto industry lobby group, the VDA, believes a Greek exit from the eurozone may be necessary despite the setback this may bring for...

Toyota's top female executive, Hamp, steps down after arrest in Japan

July 1, 2015 10:34 CET
Toyota said Julie Hamp, its first female managing officer, had resigned following her arrest last month on suspicion of illegally importing the...

French car sales rise 15% in June on extra working days

July 1, 2015 11:14 CET
French new-car sales increased 15 percent in June as two extra working days helped to lift registrations to the biggest monthly gain in four years.

Spanish new-car sales jump 24% as scrappage program boosts demand

July 1, 2015 12:31 CET
Spanish new-car sales rose 24 percent in June as a government-backed subsidy scheme continued to boost demand.

BMW slips past Mercedes with record June for U.S. luxury lead

July 1, 2015 21:21 CET
BMW took the lead over Mercedes-Benz in U.S. luxury-auto sales at the halfway point this year with its best-ever June.

Fiat Chrysler will start Jeep output in India in 2017

July 1, 2015 16:10 CET
Fiat Chrysler will invest $280 million to begin Jeep production in India in 2017 through an expanded joint venture with Tata Motors.

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