VW board in crisis talks ahead of emissions scandal deadlines

6:44 am U.S. ET | Oct. 7, 2015
VW's supervisory board was holding crisis talks today, facing deadlines from German regulators and U.S lawmakers to explain its rigging of diesel emissions tests and what it is doing to tackle the scandal.

Ford of Europe's Farley bullish as brand's financial rebound takes hold

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 7, 2015
New Ford of Europe boss Jim Farley is bullish about the brand's chances of making a profit again soon despite a huge slump in Russia, where the automaker has invested heavily in products and plants.

Pischetsrieder, Bernhard deny involvement in VW diesel scandal

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2015
Former VW Group CEO Bernd Pischetsrieder and ex-VW brand chief Wolfgang Bernhard deny involvement in the automaker's use of software capable of...


Mueller says VW will cancel or delay nonessential investments: 'This won't be painless'

7:06 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2015
VW Group CEO Matthias Mueller said the automaker will delay or cancel nonessential projects as pressure mounts to slash spending in the wake of the...


VW considers diesel fixes ranging from upgrade to new car, report says

2:34 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2015
VW Group is exploring options from a simple software upgrade to replacing cars as a fix for its rigged diesel vehicles.

Chevy Traverse stars in parenting-themed comedy series on Yahoo

2:57 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2015
Chevrolet launched a digital comedy series with Yahoo this week to pitch the 2016 Traverse to busy parents.

Jaguar Land Rover CEO Speth says brand's 'heart and the soul' will remain in the UK

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2015
Jaguar Land Rover is branching out of the UK with a factory in China and plans to build cars in Brazil and Slovakia.


Continental defends software caught up in VW emissions crisis

5:53 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
Continental said software it supplied to VW Group cannot be used to manipulate emissions test results.


Fiat, Ford offer incentives to win VW owners in Italy

9:14 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
Fiat Chrysler and Ford are offering incentives in Italy to encourage owners of Volkswagen Group models that may be affected by the German automaker's...

'Imported' could have been Ford's

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
Chrysler's tag line “Imported from Detroit” became immortal when Eminem prowled the streets of Detroit in a Chrysler 200, in a 2011 Super...

Fiat pins hopes to pope: Nope

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
When Pope Francis climbed into the back seat of a black Fiat 500L on his first visit to the United States, interest in the diminutive, five-door...

Ford ad campaign aims to lift car lineup in U.S. market hot for trucks

12:52 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 2, 2015
Ford launched an ad campaign -- "By Design" -- for several cars to spotlight design and new technology in a U.S. market hot for trucks.

Toyota readies biggest Tacoma campaign in decade amid truck battle

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 2, 2015
Toyota's Tacoma is about to get dirty as it fends off new competition in the midsize truck segment.

Ford to feature Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson in service ad campaign

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2015
Chevrolet may be “like a rock,” but Ford now has “The Rock” on its side.

VW's workforce feels effect of emissions scandal

9:17 am U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2015
VW Group's global workforce of 600,000 employees is starting to feel the effect of the diesel-emissions scandal as the carmaker cuts spending, drops...


German prosecutors backtrack on Winterkorn's role in VW probe

4:44 am U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2015
German prosecutors have been forced to backtrack in their probe of former VW Group CEO Martin Winterkorn.


Porsche names Blume as CEO, N.A. boss von Platen as global sales chief

8:50 am U.S. ET | Sept. 30, 2015
Porsche has named production chief Oliver Blume to be its new CEO, and North America boss Detlev von Platen to be global sales and marketing leader...

Fisker Automotive changes name to Karma Automotive

2:10 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 30, 2015
Fisker Automotive, once the maker of the luxury Karma plug-in hybrid, has changed its name to Karma Automotive and will don a new logo.


Volvo picks consultant as new sales boss; Visser moves to Geely

4:42 am U.S. ET | Sept. 30, 2015
Volvo has appointed former McKinsey consultant Bjorn Annwall as its new global sales and marketing boss.

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