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Mini to reduce lineup to 5 'superhero' cars

Nov. 26, 2014 15:04 CET
BMW Group has decided that Mini has gotten too big and will shrink the brand's lineup to five models from eight.... Read More »

Land Rover blasts Evoque look-alike from China

Nov. 26, 2014 06:01 CET
Land Rover plans to complain to Chinese officials about a close copy of its Evoque SUV that debuted at the Guangzhou auto show last week.... Read More »

ZF CEO: We're not chasing 10-speeds

Nov. 26, 2014 06:01 CET
ZF will not follow rivals in pushing for 10-speed transmissions. The German supplier will stop at nine-speed transmissions, CEO Stefan Sommer says.... Read More »

CLA wagon joins Mercedes' hot-selling compact family

Nov. 26, 2014 09:54 CET
Mercedes has released details on its new CLA Shooting Brake, the latest model to join the automaker's fast-growing, hot-selling compact lineup.... Read More »

Fiat Chrysler told by U.S. regulators to speed up Takata airbag recall

Nov. 26, 2014 06:01 CET
U.S. regulators have told Fiat Chrysler to speed up its recall of airbags with faulty inflators.... Read More »

Visteon confirms talks to sell stake in climate control JV

Nov. 26, 2014 06:01 CET
Visteon, which counts on Europe for about a third of its sales, has confirmed that it's in discussions with a private equity firm to sell its stake...... Read More »


Auto sector takes hit in Q3

Nov. 26, 2014 06:01 CET
Automakers and suppliers were hit hard in the third quarter while car retailers continued to make gains, according to the Automotive News...... Read More »

Opel unions upset over output plans for Karl, Corsa, report says

Nov. 25, 2014 06:15 CET
Opel faces labor unrest in Germany over production plans for the Corsa and Karl small cars, a business magazine reported.... Read More »

BMW, Audi lead shift from mass-market to luxury car output in Mexico

Nov. 25, 2014 11:40 CET
Mexico's relationship with German car production began nearly 50 years ago with output of VW's mass-market Beetle.... Read More »

Land Rover blasts Evoque look-alike from China

12:53 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 25, 2014
Land Rover plans to complain to Chinese officials about a close copy of its Evoque SUV that broke cover at the Guangzhou Motor Show in China late...... Read More »

GM's savvy new face to suppliers

Nov. 25, 2014 06:01 CET
New GM global purchasing boss Steve Kiefer takes over at a critical time. Suppliers complain that GM's executives and its buyers often aren't aligned.... Read More »

PSA launches 4th Chinese-built SUV

Nov. 25, 2014 10:48 CET
PSA has launched its fourth Chinese-built SUV, the Citroen C3-XR, in the world's biggest auto market.... Read More »

Daimler appoints journalist to ethics board

Nov. 25, 2014 06:01 CET
Daimler has appointed the former editor-in-chief of the German news agency dpa, Wilm Herlyn, as a member of its advisory board for integrity and...... Read More »

Hyundai-Kia to sell record 8 million vehicles in 2014

Nov. 24, 2014 12:22 CET
Hyundai and Kia said better-than-expected sales in Brazil, China and India will help them sell a record 8 million vehicles this year.... Read More »

Ford's Farley sees Europe as a lab for learning

Nov. 24, 2014 06:01 CET
When Jim Farley started his first tour of duty in Europe in 1997, he had a lot to learn. Now he's going back to run Ford's European unit.... Read More »

2015 Rising Star nominations sought

Nov. 24, 2014 06:01 CET
Automotive News Europe needs your help to identify the Rising Stars in the European automotive industry.... Read More »

Ford to build longer, 3-row Edge for China

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 24, 2014
Ford Motor Co. will make a version of the Ford Edge with three rows of seats for China.... Read More »

South Korea embraces European imports. Yes, South Korea

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 24, 2014
Here is a fairly stunning statistic: South Koreans, long viewed as among the most nationalistic of car buyers, are on track to spend more on vehicle...... Read More »

Tesla, BMW discuss batteries, carbon parts, Musk says

Nov. 23, 2014 17:32 CET
Tesla Motors is in talks with BMW over a possible alliance in battery technology and lightweight components, Tesla CEO Elon Musk told a German...... Read More »

VW on track to reach 2018 margin goal, report says

Nov. 23, 2014 20:41 CET
VW Group, which is cutting costs and overhauling its development and production, is on track to reach its goal of a pretax profit of 8 percent of...... Read More »

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