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Opel is succeeding in restoring poor image, exec says

Nov. 27, 2014 06:01 CET
Opel is succeeding in turning around its tattered image in Germany, the brand's marketing chief Tina Mueller said.... Read More »

Audi makes Q3 greener to keep lead over BMW X1

Nov. 27, 2014 11:34 CET
The Audi Q3 will get more efficient powertrains with technology such as the crossover's first use of fuel-saving cylinder deactivation as part of its mid-cycle refresh.... Read More »

Mercedes-AMG to add entry line to help double sales

Nov. 27, 2014 12:28 CET
Daimler performance subbrand Mercedes-AMG aims to double sales in the next three years by offering a less expensive product line -- AMG Sport -- to...... Read More »

Ferrari spinoff to reduce Fiat Chrysler debt by $894 million

Nov. 27, 2014 06:01 CET
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles expects its net industrial debt to drop by about $894 million because of its planned Ferrari spinoff, a U.S.... Read More »

Toyota's fuel cell goal: Big cost cutting

Nov. 27, 2014 06:01 CET
Toyota's top fuel cell engineer predicts the automaker will slash the cost of the next hydrogen-fueled powertrain to between one-third and one-fourth...... Read More »


Fuel cell vehicles: The only cars with potable exhaust?

Nov. 27, 2014 06:01 CET
Toyota is pitching the Mirai hydrogen fuel cell car as a godsend for the planet.... Read More »

Fuel cell cars steal spotlight

Nov. 27, 2014 06:01 CET
Automakers are beginning to nudge the hydrogen fuel cell vehicle out of the illusion factory that is Southern California and into the broader...... Read More »

India may extend tax breaks for carmakers beyond 2014, report says

Nov. 27, 2014 11:08 CET
India may extend excise duty concessions for carmakers beyond Dec. 31, a finance ministry source said.... Read More »

Toyota recalls more cars for potentially dangerous Takata airbags

Nov. 27, 2014 12:11 CET
Toyota said it will recall 57,000 vehicles globally, including 6,000 cars in Europe, to replace potentially deadly airbags made by Takata, as a...... Read More »

Delphi's Korean partner complicating sale of thermal unit

Nov. 27, 2014 06:01 CET
Delphi's sale of its air conditioning business is being complicated by potential problems with one of its South Korean joint venture partners,...... Read More »

Retired Ford exec Mascarenas joins ON Semiconductor's board

Nov. 27, 2014 06:01 CET
Retired Ford executive Paul Mascarenas has joined ON Semiconductor's board of directors.... Read More »

Wilbur Ross steps down as chairman of IAC to take bank board spot

Nov. 27, 2014 06:01 CET
Wilbur Ross, the billionaire turnaround artist who launched International Automotive Components Group in 2006, is stepping down as IAC's board...... 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 »

Mini to trim 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 »

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 »

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