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A VW-FCA deal would be risky, reasonable

July 21, 2014 06:01 CET
If VW does buy Fiat Chrysler -- despite the companies' denials of a report that they are in talks -- it would be because the fixations of VW Chairman Ferdinand Piech may line...... Read More »

ZF needs TRW's tech know-how, CFO says

July 21, 2014 06:01 CET
ZF Friedrichshafen believes buying TRW Automotive would give it a better foothold in the market for self-driving and connected cars, its finance chief told a German paper.... Read More »

Opel will discontinue weak-selling Ampera, sources say

July 21, 2014 06:01 CET
Opel will discontinue the weak-selling Ampera plug-in hybrid, according to people familiar with the company's plans.... Read More »

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The 'better Golf'

July 21, 2014 08:09 CET
Volkswagen says the Golf Sportsvan combines the agility of the classic Golf hatchback with the roominess, easier access and higher seating position...... Read More »

Volkswagen puts its faith in Tennessee

July 21, 2014 06:01 CET
Volkswagen will assign 200 people at its Chattanooga plant in the United States to take on a task that has troubled its German headquarters for...... Read More »

Russia's Severstal sells U.S. steel plants to AK Steel, Steel Dynamics

July 21, 2014 14:48 CET
Russia's Severstal said it agreed to sell its two steel plants in the United States for $2.... Read More »

BMW expects high conquest rate for 2-series Active Tourer

July 20, 2014 06:01 CET
BMW expects that three out of every four buyers of its 2-series Active Tourer minivan will be new to the brand.... Read More »

Renault puts more focus on India, Iran

July 20, 2014 06:01 CET
Renault is splitting its Asia Pacific region in two to help boost sales growth in India and the Middle East.... Read More »

PSA to start Nigeria production this year

July 18, 2014 06:01 CET
PSA will start producing cars in Nigeria this year through a local
 manufacturing partner.... Read More »

Mazda2 output starts; Europe sales begin in 2015

July 18, 2014 11:03 CET
Mazda has given its Mazda2 subcompact the sharp creases and sportier stance of the brand's new Kodo design language.... Read More »

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Honda rolls out the Civic wagon

July 18, 2014 06:01 CET
Honda hopes that sleek styling and a smart interior will help its new Civic Tourer station wagon boost the automaker's flagging sales in Europe.... Read More »

CLEPA names new CEO

July 18, 2014 06:01 CET
Veteran supplier executive Paul Schockmel is the new CEO of Europe's partmakers association, CLEPA.... Read More »

Beijing Hyundai, Dongfeng Citroen tie for top score in China satisfaction survey

July 18, 2014 06:01 CET
Beijing Hyundai and Dongfeng Citroen topped mass-market brands in a J.D.... Read More »

Nick Scheele, former president and COO of Ford, dies at age 70

July 18, 2014 22:43 CET
Nick Scheele, an affable, globe-trotting troubleshooter who served as president and COO of Ford, died Friday. He was 70.... Read More »

Fiat, VW deny report that they are in merger talks

July 17, 2014 11:49 CET
Volkswagen, Fiat and Fiat's controlling shareholder all denied a German magazine report that the companies have discussed a possible merger.... Read More »

European car sales rise 4%, boosted by incentives

July 17, 2014 10:09 CET
European car sales rose 4 percent in June as an economic recovery in southern Europe, new product launches and retail incentives boosted demand for...... Read More »

Maserati to cap global sales at 75,000

July 17, 2014 14:40 CET
Maserati will not sell more than 75,000 vehicles globally a year to retain the brand's exclusivity, an executive said.... Read More »

VW plans Apple-like model updates

July 17, 2014 06:01 CET
VW plans to mimic the fast-paced rollouts of products made by companies like Apple to adapt quicker to changing customer demands for technology in...... Read More »

Nissan to sponsor Manchester City soccer team

July 17, 2014 10:49 CET
Nissan will sponsor English Premier League champions Manchester City in a bid to boost its brand image as the automaker targets surpassing Toyota as...... Read More »

PSA's first-half car sales lifted by Europe and China

July 17, 2014 12:03 CET
PSA's first-half vehicle deliveries rose 6 percent, as a European recovery and Chinese expansion made up for a currency-driven sales collapse in the...... Read More »

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