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Toyota remains most valuable car brand despite airbag recalls

May 27, 2015 10:25 CET
Toyota kept its title as the most valuable car brand in 2015 despite recent airbag recalls denting its worth, according to a study that ranks the top 100 global brands. BMW remained No. 2, while Mercedes was third.

Ford gives EVs a boost in UK car-sharing program

May 27, 2015 12:38 CET
Ford has joined automakers including BMW and Daimler in offering electric cars for short-term hire as it expands its car-sharing projects to the UK.

Renault cautious on plug-in hybrids

May 27, 2015 06:01 CET
Renault is ready to launch its first plug-in hybrid but will wait for costs to drop before launching the model, a senior executive said.

Porsche extends contract of production boss

May 27, 2015 06:01 CET
Porsche has extended the contract of its production and logistics boss, Oliver Blume, by five years.

Valeo expects higher sales, profits this year

May 27, 2015 12:05 CET
Valeo CEO Jacques Aschenbroich reiterated that the supplier's sales in 2015 will outpace growth in global markets.

2015 RISING STARS

Automotive News Europe salutes Heli Hassinen-Biberger

May 27, 2015 06:01 CET
Automotive News Europe salutes the winners of the 2015 Rising Stars awards. Every day through June 4 one of the 14 winners will be featured.

Ford's Turkish unit halts output as labor dispute resumes

May 26, 2015 08:56 CET
The Turkish unit of Ford suspended operations at one of its plants after a week-long labor dispute flared up again.

GM president rebuffs Marchionne's merger talk

May 26, 2015 17:10 CET
General Motors sees no need to merge with another automaker to maintain profitability, the company's president, Dan Ammann, said.

VW opens new China car plant despite slowing sales

May 26, 2015 10:51 CET
Volkswagen Group has expanded production in China with a new car plant despite slowing sales in the market.

Volvo begins shipping Chinese-built S60 sedans to U.S.

May 26, 2015 11:16 CET
Volvo started exporting S60 sedans to the United States from its plant in Chengdu, China.

Auto industry's $23 billion investment in Mexico may face snarls at ports

May 26, 2015 06:01 CET
Carmakers from Nissan to Mazda are building record numbers of vehicles in Mexico destined for consumers abroad, but some executives are worried that...

Jaguar Land Rover profit declines most in two years on China

May 26, 2015 15:13 CET
Jaguar Land Rover became the latest casualty of a slowdown in Chinese auto demand, reporting its steepest drop in quarterly profit in two years after...

Audi expects in-car electronics to become as important as horsepower

May 26, 2015 12:29 CET
Audi expects that electronics and digital features will become just as important as sheer horsepower for global automakers as they brace for a...

Daimler, Baidu team up in connected-car venture

May 26, 2015 12:24 CET
Daimler will team up with web services company Baidu to make software available in its Mercedes cars sold in China.

2015 RISING STARS

Automotive News Europe salutes Agustin Martin

May 26, 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.

Lamborghini set to announce Italian production for new SUV, report says

May 25, 2015 19:24 CET
Lamborghini is set to announce Wednesday that it will build a new SUV in Italy, sources said.

Renault offers concessions to workers in bid to end Turkish strike

May 25, 2015 11:08 CET
Oyak Renault, the Turkish arm of the French carmaker, has offered concessions including a cash lump sum to striking workers if they return to work.

BMW, Nissan will build charging network in S. Africa to boost EV sales

May 25, 2015 13:44 CET
The South African units of BMW and Nissan will build a national grid of charging stations for electric and plug-in hybrid cars to help expand sales...

Daimler, Qualcomm to develop in-car tech, wireless charging

May 25, 2015 06:01 CET
Daimler is forming a partnership with mobile technologies company Qualcomm to explore wireless recharging of mobile phones in cars as well as...

2015 RISING STARS

Automotive News Europe salutes Yanik Cantieni

May 25, 2015 06:01 CET
Automotive News Europe salutes 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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