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VW to end Beetle production in '19; GM recalls 1.2 million vehicles to fix steering; Ford's new battleground; Adient names CEO; Uber's Toronto AV push; Driverless Volvo truck.
Daimler will buy a 20 percent stake in Heycar, a used-car portal launched last year by rival VW.
Three years after admitting to cheating diesel-emissions tests, Volkswagen is still struggling to escape the scandal as it faces another wave of claims from investors and customers. Current and former executives remain under investigation.
Volkswagen warned that ambitious plans to offer an electric version of each model will cost more than it estimated, forcing the carmaker to deepen an efficiency push to meet the spending demands.
Former VW CEO Martin Winterkorn was slow to address the automaker's emissions test cheating that led to huge U.S. fines, a German judge said during the second day of a trial.
VW was dealt a series of blows on the second day of hearings in a $10.4 billion investor lawsuit tied to the diesel emissions scandal as judges questioned some of the carmaker's key arguments.
An internal message, signed by Continental's management board, criticizes underperformance of half a dozen business units
Lego designers have a new toy--a life-size, driveable Bugatti Chiron, with more than a million pieces.
German judges hearing a $10.4 billion lawsuit by investors who say VW misinformed them on its diesel scandal indicated that some of the claims may be too old to be considered.
Audi is giving its upcoming e-tron electric crossover an extra blanket of convenience with a toll payment technology that will be compatible with certain toll roads in the U.S. and Canada.
When Volkswagen's formal discussions with U.S. dealers begin in early 2019, they'll be much different from negotiations it is holding with retailers in the rest of the world.
A court just over 20 miles from VW's Wolfsburg headquarters has scheduled a series of hearings in a case combining claims by some 4,000 shareholders demanding $10.4 billion in compensation.
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