image 
PSA to start output in Nigeria this year

PSA/Peugeot-Citroen will start producing cars in Nigeria this year through a local manufacturing partner. The announcement comes about three months after rival Renault-Nissan's started vehicle output in Africa's largest economy.
July 18, 2014 06:01 European CT

Mazda2 production begins ahead of Europe sales in 2015

Mazda has given its Mazda2 subcompact the sharp creases and sportier stance of the brand's new Kodo design language.
The five-door hatchback will go on sale in Europe and the United States next year ... July 18, 2014 11:03 European CT

Honda rolls out the Civic wagon

Honda hopes that sleek styling and a smart interior will help its new Civic Tourer compact station wagon boost the automaker's flagging sales in Europe. Although more buyers are choosing SUVs and crossovers over traditional cars, Honda ... July 18, 2014 06:01 European CT

CLEPA names new CEO

Veteran supplier executive Paul Schockmel is the new CEO of European partsmakers association CLEPA.
He joins the Brussels-based lobby group from sensing systems maker IEE of Luxembourg effective Aug. ... July 18, 2014 06:01 European CT

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

BEIJING -- Beijing Hyundai and Dongfeng Citroen topped mass-market brands in J.D. Power's latest annual survey of Chinese consumers' satisfaction with the car-buying experience.
The two joint ... July 18, 2014 06:01 European CT

AutoNews Now: GM lawyer scolded in D.C.

title: (always in ... 12:01 am U.S. ET | July 17

'15 Ford Mustang V-8 to pump out 435 hp

Editor's note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly described the horsepower and torque rating on the 2014 Ford Mustang V-8.
DETROIT -- The 5.0-liter V-8 engine in the 2015 Ford ... 1:47 pm U.S. ET | July 17 | UPDATED: 7/17/14 10:34 pm ET - corrected

Barra defends GM's top lawyer as senators press for more legal staff changes

General Motors has not done enough to overhaul its legal department in the wake of its recall crisis, several U.S. senators said today as they pressed GM CEO Mary Barra to fire the automaker’s top lawyer.
12:01 am U.S. ET | July 17 | UPDATED: 7/17/14 4:17 pm ET

Fiat, VW deny report that they are in merger talks

Volkswagen AG, Fiat S.p.A. and Fiat's controlling shareholder all denied a German magazine report today that the companies have discussed a possible merger.
Volkswagen has approached rival Fiat about ... 5:49 am U.S. ET | July 17 | UPDATED: 7/17/14 10:36 am ET

Fiat, VW deny report that they are in merger talks

FRANKFURT -- Volkswagen, Fiat and Fiat's controlling shareholder all denied a German magazine report that the companies have discussed a possible merger.
VW has held talks with owners of Fiat ... July 17, 2014 11:49 European CT | UPDATED: July 17 15:15 CET - adds denials, background

Mazda2 output begins in Japan

TOKYO -- Mazda Motor Corp. began manufacturing the next-generation Mazda2 subcompact in Japan today and unveiled the first pictures of the production model.
It features the sharp creases and sportier ... 7:34 am U.S. ET | July 17

Maserati to cap global sales at 75,000

SEOUL (Reuters) -- Maserati will not sell more than 75,000 vehicles globally a year to retain the exclusivity of the brand, Umberto Maria Cini, head of general overseas markets at the automaker, said on Thursday.
July 17, 2014 14:40 European CT

AutoNation's Q2 net rises 12% on 8% revenue gain

AutoNation Inc. posted a double-digit gain in second-quarter net income but fell shy of analysts’ profit expectations as digital investment drove expenses higher.
The nation’s largest ... 7:30 am U.S. ET | July 17 | UPDATED: 7/17/14 2:44 pm ET

European car sales rise 4%, boosted by incentives

European car sales rose 4 percent in June as an economic recovery in southern Europe, new product launches and retail incentives boosted demand for mass-market brands.
Registrations in the EU and ... July 17, 2014 10:09 European CT

ZF can hike offer for TRW as high as $13 billion, report says

(Bloomberg) -- German auto supplier ZF Friedrichshafen AG, moving to acquire TRW Automotive Holdings Corp., has been told by lenders that financing is available for a higher all-cash bid which could value the U.S. company at as much as ... 10:49 am U.S. ET | July 17 | UPDATED: 7/17/14 4:12 pm ET -- updates stock price

Latest digital edition
Digital Edition Archive
Table of Contents
 Automotive News
News by Brand


Rocket Fuel