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PSA plans factory in low-cost Morocco, report says

May 21, 2015 17:05 CET
PSA/Peugeot-Citroen plans to build a car factory in Morocco to help increase sales in Africa, a report said.

Fiat unveils new model for key compact segment

May 21, 2015 13:31 CET
Fiat unveiled the first model in its new compact car family - the Aegea sedan. The car will go on sale in Turkey starting in November followed by a rollout in 40 countries in the company's Europe, Middle East and Africa region.

Ford trims China output as market slows, pricing pressure builds

2:22 pm U.S. ET | May 21, 2015
Ford, which is in the midst of a plant-opening blitz in China, reduced production there slightly in the first quarter in response to a market...

VW works council boss calls for cuts to management board

May 21, 2015 15:40 CET
The head of Volkswagen Group's works council, Bernd Osterloh, has called for a pared-down management structure at the carmaker following the...

Automakers' fears grow over possible UK exit from EU

May 21, 2015 06:01 CET
A UK exit from the EU will damage the country's automotive industry, the European automakers lobby group, ACEA, warned.

Renault may reconsider Turkey investment amid instability from strike

May 21, 2015 15:02 CET
Renault says it could reconsider investment in Turkey after a labor dispute over working conditions stopped production at its Turkish joint venture.

JLR sees big potential in tapping into drivers' subconscious

May 21, 2015 06:01 CET
Jaguar Land Rover may change the way it engineers its models as data from connected cars gives the automaker an insight into drivers' subconscious...

PSA, Dongfeng plan to start production in Vietnam, report says

May 21, 2015 11:12 CET
PSA/Peugeot-Citroen and Dongfeng will open an assembly plant in Vietnam as part of plans to expand in Southeast Asia, China's Xinhua news agency...

German carmakers team up with private equity firm to bid for Nokia map unit, report says

May 21, 2015 16:48 CET
Mercedes, Audi and BMW have teamed up with private equity firm General Atlantic to raise their chances of clinching Nokia's map unit HERE, a report...

Schaeffler Q1 profit buoyed by vehicle demand, weak euro

May 21, 2015 11:41 CET
German supplier Schaeffler reported a 3.8 percent rise in quarterly operating profit because of robust demand from carmakers in the U.S.

Citroen creates Trip Advisor-style Web forum

May 21, 2015 06:01 CET
Citroen has launched a website where customers can rate their experiences at dealerships and workshops in France, the UK and Germany.

Takata changed design of its airbags in 2008, report says

May 21, 2015 06:01 CET
Troubled airbag supplier Takata began changing the safety devices in 2008 to reduce the risk that humidity would cause them to deploy abnormally,...

Takata says 265 airbag inflators ruptured during testing

May 21, 2015 06:01 CET
Takata told U.S. regulators that 265 of its airbag inflators have ruptured in the company's testing since September.

Timeline of Takata airbag recalls

May 21, 2015 06:01 CET
Following are some key events in the cumulative global recall by more than 10 automakers since 2008 of more than 31 million cars fitted with...

2015 RISING STARS

Automotive News Europe salutes Virginie Maillard

May 21, 2015 06:01 CET
Automotive News Europe salutes the winners of the 2014 Rising Stars awards. Every day through June 4 one of the 14 winners will be featured.

Ford's Turkish plant cancels shift as labor unrest hits suppliers

May 20, 2015 08:27 CET
Ford Otosan, the Turkish arm of Ford, cancelled an extra working shift, citing supply chain problems amid widening labor unrest in Turkey's...

Renault bets on cheap car with high-end features in India

May 20, 2015 10:24 CET
Renault hopes to succeed where Nissan's Datsun brand has stumbled by introducing the Kwid minicar in India.

Autoliv is ready to increase capacity after Takata expands recall

May 20, 2015 11:10 CET
Swedish supplier Autoliv said it was ready to boost production capacity to meet increased demand as Japanese competitor Takata recalls an additional...

Citroen names former BMW exec as China director

May 20, 2015 13:06 CET
Former BMW executive Sabine Scheunert is the new head of Citroen in China.

2015 RISING STARS

Automotive News Europe salutes Massimo Frascella

May 20, 2015 06:01 CET
Automotive News Europe honors the winners of the 2015 Rising Stars awards. Every day through June 4 one of the 14 winners will be featured.

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