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Musk warns of worst-case scenario from artificial intelligence

9:18 am U.S. ET | July 16, 2017

Elon Musk warned governors that government regulation of artificial intelligence is needed because it's a fundamental risk to humans.... Read More »

Hyundai's N division works on its Golf game

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 15, 2017

The first production vehicle to come out of Hyundai's N performance line is a hot hatch aimed squarely at Volkswagen's Golf GTI, but not at Americans.... Read More »

Jaguar expects E-Pace to become its top-seller

July 13, 2017 21:00 CET

Jaguar predicts that its new E-Pace premium compact SUV will become its top-seller, overtaking the larger F-Pace crossover because it will more attainable than its big brother. The E-Pace will start at 28,500 pounds in the UK and 34,950 euros in the rest of Europe.... Read More »

KC Crain named president of Automotive News' parent company

6:14 am U.S. ET | July 13, 2017

KC Crain, group publisher of Automotive News, has been named president of parent Crain Communications after a change in the company's family ownership structure.... Read More »

Audi A8 poised to benefit from new self-driving law

July 13, 2017 06:01 CET

Audi's new A8 is poised to be the first production car to take advantage of a law passed late last month in Germany that allows drivers to cede full or partial control should their cars have Level 3 or Level 4 autonomous driving capabilities.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Daimler facing emissions-violations probe

8:45 am U.S. ET | July 13, 2017

Daimler facing emissions-violations probe in Germany; China accelerating switch to EVs; Korea gets look at new Kia Stonic; KC Crain named president of Automotive News parent.... Read More »

PSA's Europe, China sales decline offset by Iran

July 13, 2017 08:43 CET

PSA said first-half sales dipped in Europe and continued to plunge in China, although the carmaker's return to the Iranian market kept its global numbers in positive territory, with a 2.3 percent overall sales gain.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Last days for FCA's Viper factory

8:30 am U.S. ET | July 12, 2017

Viper plant closing in Aug.; UAW-Unifor NAFTA wishlist; EPA boss vows tough stance; Uber assurances; Toyota venture-capital unit; GM's Mahoney on Chevy, China and Canadian dream.... Read More »

VW, ex-engine chief reach deal over bonus

July 12, 2017 06:01 CET

VW has agreed to pay former engine chief Heinz-Jakob Neusser an undisclosed sum after he took the automaker to court over his unpaid 2015 performance bonus, the DPA news agency reported.... Read More »

Audi says A8 reaches next level of autonomous driving

July 11, 2017 12:34 CET

Audi's new A8 is the company's first production car capable of Level 3 autonomous driving, which allows hands-off capability but requires the driver to take back control at any time.... Read More »

Unifor, UAW team up to seek NAFTA changes

10:41 am U.S. ET | July 11, 2017

Unifor and the UAW have joined forces to urge the governments of Canada, Mexico and the U.S. to make significant changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement.... Read More »

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE MONTHLY MAGAZINE

DS CEO Bonnefont sends dealers to 'boot camp'

July 11, 2017 06:01 CET

DS CEO Yves Bonnefont aims to revitalize the marque by creating separate showrooms for the brand and sending dealers to a "DS boot camp" as he strives to stem slumping sales ahead of a product offensive.... Read More »

Audi counts on new A8 to appease critics

July 11, 2017 17:39 CET

Audi CEO Rupert Stadler, under fire for the luxury automaker's role in parent VW Group's emissions-cheating scandal, is counting on the new-generation A8 and other new models to appease his critics.... Read More »

Faraday Future halts work on Nevada car plant

6:36 am U.S. ET | July 11, 2017

Faraday Future, the electric-vehicle startup backed by LeEco founder Jia Yueting, halted plans to build a $1 billion factory in Nevada as the troubled tycoon fights for the survival of his Chinese car business.... Read More »

Former interim NHTSA chief Friedman takes policy role at Consumers Union

4:00 pm U.S. ET | July 10, 2017

David Friedman, the former interim head of NHTSA who steered the agency through the GM recall crisis, was named to a key policy post at Consumers Union.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: Musk rockets to top of CEO pay list

3:00 pm U.S. ET | July 10, 2017

Musk rockets to top in CEO pay; Honda confirms death of person repairing car equipped with Takata inflator; Feinberg moving on to FCA?; Subaru in passing lane; Confident in Camry... Read More »

Chevy's Mahoney refocuses the brand's global marketing footprint

11:55 am U.S. ET | July 10, 2017

Since taking over as Chevrolet's global chief marketing officer in 2013, Tim Mahoney has steered the brand's "Find New Roads" campaign. But his geographic responsibilities have been shrinking.... Read More »

Hackett puts Ford on a 'shot clock'

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 10, 2017

New Ford CEO Jim Hackett, famous for reviving the University of Michigan football program, is using a basketball metaphor in his new role.... Read More »

Obituary

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 10, 2017

Gordon Whitby, a veteran of British Motor Corp. and Nissan, died May 7. He was 88.... Read More »

GM Korea chief steps down amid sales slump

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 10, 2017

General Motors' global South Korean business unit loses its CEO as sales fall and labor talks loom.... Read More »

Hyundai's false start

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 9, 2017

It was the day before the 2015 NFL draft in Chicago, and preparations were nearly complete for the announcement of a monster marketing deal: Hyundai's massive sponsorship of America's most popular sports league. Then a call came from South Korea.... Read More »

VW top brass warned of costs from illegal emissions a month before disclosure, report says

1:05 pm U.S. ET | July 9, 2017

A VW manager told the CEO and other managers that the company's diesel emissions violations could cost more than $18 billion, almost a month before investors were informed.... Read More »

How we keep score on executive compensation

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 9, 2017

Automotive News asked compensation data firm Equilar Inc. to compile and analyze pay data from filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.... Read More »

Elon Musk: The billion-dollar man

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 9, 2017

Elon Musk's soaring compensation stems from his meeting several goals in a long-term incentive plan devised by Tesla's board in 2012.... Read More »

TRADE TENSIONS

Industry braces for Trump decision on steel

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 8, 2017

Automakers are concerned about the unintended consequences of any restrictions on steel, including a potential decline in domestic auto production and the risk of triggering a global trade war.... Read More »

 
How the iPhone has changed our industry

Krishnan M. Anantharaman
12:01 am U.S. ET | July 14 2017

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We won't gush over the 10th anniversary of the iPhone, but on this occasion at least, we ought to ac ...
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Bentley Bentayga plug-in taps VW Group parts bin

Jay Ramey
12:01 am U.S. ET | July 13 2017

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A prototype of Bentley's Bentayga plug-in hybrid has been testing with the Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybri ...
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Dissecting Europe's automotive numbers

Luca Ciferri
12:01 am U.S. ET | July 12 2017

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The latest Automobile Industry Pocket Guide from the European association ACEA, reveals some interesting, and often unexpected, trends from the region's auto industry. ...
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Renault design boss knows which line matters most

Peter Sigal
12:01 am U.S. ET | July 11 2017

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When discussing automotive design, the word “line” gets used often. Renault design chief ...
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Volvo sends message to suppliers

Douglas A. Bolduc
8:40 am U.S. ET | July 5 2017

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Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson says that the automaker's decision to electrify all its future powertrains provides a clear message to suppliers. ...
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Ghosn knows what it means to be No. 1

Lindsay Chappell
12:01 am U.S. ET | July 5 2017

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The biggest volumes earn the attention of suppliers, technology innovators, deal-makers and governments. ...
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Continental's speaker-less solution slashes weight, satisfies the ear

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 30 2017

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Continental's speaker-less car audio solution reduces weight by up to 90 percent compared with today ...
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Britain's unofficial auto show is a classy affair

Nick Gibbs
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 28 2017

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Forget auto shows held in huge trade fair grounds in cities such as Frankfurt, Paris and Beijing, th ...
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Porsche and Toyota patriarchs cement friendship at Le Mans

Christiaan Hetzner
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 28 2017

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Porsche's friendly reception of the Toyota team they defeated in the 24 Hours of Le Mans highlights ...
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Volvo's Ingenlath achieves rare feat

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 21 2017

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Volvo's Thomas Ingenlath is among a small number of designers who have been tapped to lead a brand. ...
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Russia sales increase 15% in 4th straight monthly rise
New-car registrations in Russia increased 15 percent in June, the fourth consecutive month of higher ...
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UK car sales fall for third consecutive month
UK new-car registrations fell by 4.8 percent in June to 243,454, the first time in six years sales h ...
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Italy June sales surge 13%
Italy's new-car registrations increased 13 percent in June to 187,642 units, according to figures fr ...
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German car sales drop on fewer selling days
German new-car sales declined 3.5 percent last month to 327,693 vehicles, according to data from the ...
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French sales rise nearly 2% in June
Registrations of new cars in France rose 1.6 percent to 230,940 vehicles in June, with Daimler, Toyo ...
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Spain sales rise 7%; troubling trends seen
New-car sales in Spain were up 6.5 percent last month to 131,797 units, according to industry associ ...
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European sales rise 8% in May, nearing pre-crisis levels
European new-car registrations rose nearly 8 percent in May, with nearly all automakers recording sa ...
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VW, Kia and Lada make big gains as Russia sales rise 15%
New-car registrations in Russia increased 15 percent in May, the third consecutive month of higher s ...
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German sales jump 13% on fleet demand
German new-car sales rose 13 percent in May on two extra selling days and strong sales to business f ...
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Peugeot, Ford, Renault lead in high-margin sales to private customers
The Peugeot, Ford and Renault brands were Europe's first-quarter leaders in a key part of the retail business: sales to private customers. ...
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European minicar sales forecast to dip this year, remain steady until 2020
Automakers are increasing technology levels in Europe's minicar segment to maintain consumer interes ...
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Europe's compact minivan sales forecast to see steady decline
Europe's compact minivan segment is forecast to continually decline until 2020 because of rising dem ...
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Europe's small SUV sales forecast to top 2 million next year
Europe's small SUV/crossover segment is forecast to continue its rapid growth as models from latecom ...
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New mild hybrid tech will shake up green car sales
Mild hybrid cars with cheaper and less complex technology than plug-in and full hybrids will reduce ...
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SUV sales rise to 25% of European market
SUVs and crossovers accounted for a quarter of all European passenger vehicle sales last year as mod ...
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VW Golf, other volume compacts lose share to premium rivals, SUVs
The VW Golf and Ford Focus compacts are being squeezed as premium competitors such as the Mercedes A ...
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Ford of Europe names Leenarts design chief
Ford named Amko Leenarts as its new design director for Europe. Leenarts will succeed Joel Piaskowsk ...
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BMW sales chief Robertson to retire; Dutch executive Nota is successor
BMW said Ian Robertson will retire as the automaker's sales chief. He will be succeeded by Pieter No ...
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Tesla adds two to board, including James Murdoch
Tesla appointed two new directors to its board, including Twenty-First Century Fox CEO James Murdoch ...
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KC Crain named president of Automotive News' parent company
KC Crain, group publisher of Automotive News, has been named president of parent Crain Commun ...
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Ford names Shirinov CEO of Russia JV
Ford has named Adil Shirinov CEO of its Russian joint venture, Ford Sollers. ...
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VW names veteran Europe exec to steer N. America sales, marketing
VW Group named Werner Eichhorn, a longtime executive from its European operations, as the new head o ...
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PSA hires Renault-Nissan exec to lead push in Africa
PSA Group has picked veteran Renault-Nissan executive Samir Cherfan to lead its sales and marketing ...
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Tesla's autopilot software head quits in less than six months
Tesla's head of its autopilot software, Chris Lattner, has left the company within six months of joi ...
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Former VW design chief de Silva joins Edag to style EVs for China
Volkswagen Group's former design chief, Walter de Silva, is styling electric cars for a Chinese comp ...
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Bentley hires Nissan exec for Americas sales post
Bentley tapped a veteran automotive executive from Nissan, Mike Rocco, to become vice president of sales and operations -- a new post -- for the brand's Americas division. ...
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Volvo seeks to match XC60's magic
Volvo hopes that by making its new XC60 bigger, safer and more technologically advanced it will be a ...
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Alfa's big bet on the Stelvio
Alfa Romeo is betting on the Stelvio and its fun-to-drive characteristics to boost the appeal of wha ...
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Opel moves Insignia upscale
Opel hopes a wide selection of advanced safety equipment in its new Insignia will move the model upm ...
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Softer Land Rover Discovery keeps its go-anywhere skills
Land Rover is determined to demonstrate that even though the fifth generation of the Discovery has b ...
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Honda counts on new Civic for boost in Europe
Honda's latest Civic benefited from the largest development program for a single model in the compan ...
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Mercedes makes E-class coupe more practical
Mercedes is repositioning its E-class coupe to offer more room and more functionality, promoting the ...
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Kia gives Rio better tech to challenge European rivals
Kia has added driver assistance systems not typical in small cars as well as upgraded connectivity i ...
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Mini maxes out with Countryman
The Mini Countryman has grown to become the BMW subsidiary's biggest model to date and now competes ...
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Nissan plots Micra's return to Europe's top 10
Nissan wants to re-establish the Micra subcompact as one of the 10 top-sellers in Europe's biggest a ...
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Hyundai gives i30 a tech boost
The Hyundai i30's success has been important in boosting the brand's European growth in the past 10 ...
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Suppliers to the new Peugeot 3008
Assembly of the second-generation Peugeot 3008 began in June 2016 at PSA's factory in Sochaux, Franc ...
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Suppliers to the new Alfa Stelvio
Assembly of the first-generation Alfa Romeo Stelvio began in January at the automaker's factory in C ...
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Suppliers to the new Opel Ampera-e
Assembly of the all-new Opel Ampera-e full-electric car began in October 2016 at parent General Moto ...
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Suppliers to the new BMW 5 series
Assembly of the seventh-generation BMW 5 series began in November 2016 at the automaker's factory in ...
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