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Fiat will add models, sales points to growing Abarth unit

Nov. 26, 2015 06:01 CET
Fiat's Abarth unit, which is on track to boost sales by 50 percent this year, plans to more than double its global dealership network as it expands its lineup, said Paolo Gagliardo, who heads the performance subbrand.

How Fiat translated the Miata into heavy Italian

Nov. 26, 2015 06:01 CET
The task seemed simple: Re-create the most popular Fiat ever sold in the U.S. for the 21st century. The reality, it turned out, was a little more complicated than typing “Miata” into Google Translate and choosing “Italian.”

Now hiring: FCA needs hackers

Nov. 26, 2015 06:01 CET
Fiat Chrysler seeks cybergeeks to, among other things, “identify gaps, recommend solutions” and work with suppliers to plug any security...

Volvo expects U.S. sales to top 100,000 as soon as 2017

Nov. 26, 2015 06:01 CET
Volvo Cars of North America, on track for its first annual U.S.

Audi, Porsche, VW ordered to recall, repair emissions software

Nov. 25, 2015 20:46 CET
The California Air Resources Board has ordered Audi, Porsche and VW to recall and repair “illegal” emissions software in more than 15,000...

Audi, Porsche, VW ordered to recall, repair emissions software

Nov. 25, 2015 20:46 CET
The California Air Resources Board has ordered Audi, Porsche and VW to recall and repair “illegal” emissions software in up to 16,000...

VW scandal offset by refugee boost in German economy

Nov. 25, 2015 15:36 CET
The positive impetus, in economic terms, from the influx of refugees to Germany will likely offset the negative effect of Volkswagen Group's...

France opposes changes to Renault-Nissan structure

Nov. 25, 2015 21:52 CET
France's decision to secure double voting rights in Renault should not result in any changes to the structure of the automaker's partnership with...


VW sticks to 6.7 billion euro provision for diesel recall

Nov. 25, 2015 12:50 CET
VW will not reduce a planned provision of 6.7 billion euros ($7.1 billion) to cover the costs of its recall of 8.

Industry body urges UK to remain in reformed EU

Nov. 25, 2015 11:04 CET
The UK should remain in a reformed European Union, an influential automotive industry body said today.

Chinese automaker Dongfeng removes president under graft suspicion

7:43 am U.S. ET | Nov. 25, 2015
Dongfeng Motor Group said it removed President Zhu Fushou from his position, after the government launched an investigation on him for suspected...

PSA to launch new DS 4S hatchback in China next year

Nov. 25, 2015 06:01 CET
PSA will begin production of a third model from its near-premium DS brand, the DS 4S, at its plant in Shenzhen, China.

Toyota will replace 1.6 million Takata airbag inflators in Japan previously deemed safe

Nov. 25, 2015 12:10 CET
Toyota will replace Takata airbag inflators in 1.6 million cars in Japan that had previously been deemed safe following checks for air leaks.

Continental invests 250 million euros to expand China tire plant

Nov. 25, 2015 11:28 CET
Continental has started expanding its tire plant in China with an investment of 1.

EU leaders aim to block emissions-test deal deemed lax

Nov. 24, 2015 19:59 CET
Members of the European Parliament are expected to vote against car pollution testing rules they say are too soft on automakers -- especially in the...


VW investigated for tax evasion on false CO2 levels

Nov. 24, 2015 12:48 CET
German prosecutors have launched an investigation into suspected tax evasion at VW Group that relates to the understating of CO2 levels in some of...

Jaguar Land Rover will double size of UK engine plant

Nov. 24, 2015 14:16 CET
Jaguar Land Rover will spend 450 million pounds ($680 million) to double the size of its engine plant in central England, taking total spending to 1...

Renault disputes high NOx score in green group's test

Nov. 24, 2015 11:59 CET
Renault disputes test results showing NOx emissions from its Espace 1.

JLR won't attend Detroit auto show

Nov. 24, 2015 06:01 CET
Jaguar Land Rover of North America says it will skip the next year's Detroit auto show in January to concentrate on other international shows.

EU plans report on car CO2 by end of week, source says

Nov. 24, 2015 09:54 CET
The EU plans to present a report by the end of this week on CO2 emissions from cars, according to an official with knowledge of the issue.

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