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VW Group sales return to growth in January despite diesel scandal

Feb. 12, 2016 14:34 CET
VW Group sales returned to growth in January despite the company's diesel emissions scandal, thanks to demand in China where VW brand posted its best month ever.

Alfa Romeo could return to F1 racing with own team

Feb. 12, 2016 15:02 CET
Alfa Romeo could return to Formula One racing with its own team, Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne said.

Renault vows to sustain AvtoVAZ after record loss

Feb. 12, 2016 11:46 CET
Renault pledged to support AvtoVAZ, which warned it may not survive without help from shareholders after the collapse of the domestic car market...

Renault beats profit goal but Russia crisis hurts results

Feb. 12, 2016 08:40 CET
Renault today said it beat its full-year profit target in 2015, although its earnings were overshadowed by a deepening crisis at Russia's AvtoVAZ,...

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Aston Martin's DB11 will launch brand's renewal

Feb. 12, 2016 10:45 CET
Aston Martin will unveil its new DB11 at the Geneva auto show as the company renews its aging lineup in a push to return to sustainable profitability...

Google's self-driving car project expands hiring, posts manufacturing jobs

Feb. 12, 2016 11:14 CET
Google's self-driving car project is advertising jobs on its website with a special focus on manufacturing expertise.

Renault promotes Europe chief Mueller to No. 2 role

Feb. 12, 2016 17:30 CET
Renault has promoted its Europe head, Stefan Mueller, to the role of chief performance officer, making the German-Swiss executive one of CEO Carlos...

Toyota confirms new crossover for Europe

Feb. 11, 2016 17:18 CET
Toyota confirmed it will launch a new compact SUV/crossover in Europe based on its C-HR concept.

Opel will launch long-range, affordable electric car

Feb. 11, 2016 10:19 CET
GM CEO Mary Barra said Opel/Vauxhall will launch a long-range, affordable electric car called the Ampera-e in 2017.

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Porsche's new sales boss predicts continued growth after record 2015

Feb. 11, 2016 06:01 CET
Porsche easily surpassed its goal of 200,000 annual global sales last year and can now look forward to another year of worldwide growth, Detlev von...

Daimler to name Kaellenius r&d head, German paper reports

Feb. 11, 2016 18:55 CET
Daimler will appoint its marketing and sales boss Ola Kaellenius as head of r&d, Handelsblatt reported.

Jaguar Land Rover sales decline in China hits parent Tata Motors' profit

Feb. 11, 2016 12:05 CET
Tata Motors said net profit for its latest quarter fell by 2 percent, hit by lower Jaguar Land Rover sales in China, once the luxury unit's...

Daimler will invest $2.94 billion on cleaner diesels

Feb. 11, 2016 15:21 CET
Daimler will spend $2.94 billion by 2019 on developing next-generation diesel engines to help the automaker to meet new pollution-measuring standards.

Faurecia raises dividend after sales, margins climb

Feb. 11, 2016 11:24 CET
French supplier Faurecia today reported an increase in its operating margin for the second half of 2015 to 4.

Jaguar Land Rover will build XE sports sedan in India

Feb. 11, 2016 14:40 CET
Jaguar Land Rover will begin assembly of a fourth model, the Jaguar XE sedan, at its plant in Pune, India.

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Range Rover Evoque convertible is not a 'niche too far'

Feb. 11, 2016 14:54 CET
Land Rover says its Range Rover Evoque created a new niche for sporty premium compact SUVs when the car was launched five years ago.

Seat Ateca takes aim at booming SUV market

Feb. 10, 2016 23:12 CET
VW Group's Seat unit unveiled its first SUV, the Ateca, as the brand seeks to benefit from booming demand for high-riding vehicles.

2016 GENEVA AUTO SHOW

Honda hints at sporty Civic hatchback

Feb. 10, 2016 12:29 CET
Honda will preview its next Civic hatchback with a sporty prototype at the upcoming Geneva auto show.

VW, Audi, BMW recall 1.7 million U.S. cars with Takata airbags

Feb. 10, 2016 14:27 CET
VW Group is recalling about 850,000 VW and Audi vehicles in the U.S. due to potentially faulty airbags made by Takata.

BMW drops to third place in luxury sales race during January

Feb. 10, 2016 11:56 CET
BMW lost ground in the luxury-car sales race in January, dropping to third place as Mercedes moved closer to a goal of unseating its rival this year.

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