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 | UPDATED: 10/2/15 6:57 pm ET
Toyota's Tacoma is about to get dirty as it fends off new competition in the midsize truck segment.

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.

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.

2016 Chevy Volt rollout includes attack ads on Nissan Leaf, Toyota Prius

6:42 am U.S. ET | Sept. 30, 2015
The revamped Chevrolet Volt won't be available nationally until late next spring, but a series of attack ads targeting the Nissan Leaf and Toyota...


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.


Audi investigated by German prosecutors over emissions, report says

2:14 am U.S. ET | Sept. 30, 2015
German prosecutors have launched a preliminary investigation into Audi over rigged emissions, a German newspaper reported. Audi has said 2.


Volkswagen plans to refit diesel vehicles affected by emissions scandal

5:00 am U.S. ET | Sept. 29, 2015
VW Group plans to recall up to 11 million vehicles globally equipped with manipulated software that was used to cheat U.S. diesel emissions tests.

EU regulators work on reforming type-approval system

4:47 am U.S. ET | Sept. 29, 2015
The European Union says it will agree on an outline to reform the system for type approving new vehicles by the end of the year.


Mueller will strengthen VW brand's independence

2:21 am U.S. ET | Sept. 29, 2015
VW Group will strengthen the decision-making power of its core VW brand, CEO Matthias Mueller said.


VW board suspends r&d heads of Audi, VW and Porsche brands, report says

4:54 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2015
VW Group has suspended Audi development chief Ulrich Hackenberg, VW brand r&d boss Heinz-Jakob Neusser and Porsche development head Wolfgang Hatz,...


Ex-VW CEO Winterkorn faces fraud probe in Germany

7:16 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2015
Prosecutors in Germany have opened a criminal probe into former Volkswagen Group CEO Martin Winterkorn after the automaker admitted it cheated...


Audi says 2.1 million cars affected by diesel emissions scandal

5:35 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2015
Audi said 2.


12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2015
Harold Jackson, who worked in public relations at General Motors, died Sept. 24. He was 89.

Bosch warned VW about illegal software use in diesel cars, report says

10:00 am U.S. ET | Sept. 27, 2015
Bosch warned VW in 2007 that it would be illegal to use engine management software at the heart of the diesels emissions rigging scandal in...

VW puts U.S. ads on hold amid emissions scandal

12:46 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 26, 2015
Volkswagen of America is further reducing its media presence in the wake of its diesel emissions scandal by putting national advertising on hold for...

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