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ANE's October issue goes live Monday

Sept. 30, 2016 06:01 CET

The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly magazine goes live on Monday, Oct. 3. The new edition looks at Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn's hits and misses as he tries to push the alliance partners into the top three in global vehicle sales.... Read More »

Kia's posh Telluride has 'good chance' to move forward, Schreyer says

11:00 am U.S. ET | Sept. 29, 2016

Peter Schreyer, Kia and Hyundai's chief design officer, is optimistic the Telluride will be approved for production following a positive reception for a concept shown at the Detroit auto show. The production version of the Telluride, the largest SUV or crossover in the Kia lineup since the Borrego was dropped, would maintain the general size and proportions of the concept.... Read More »

Big auto shows forced to share the spotlight

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 26, 2016

Nissan's effort to grab headlines with a solo launch event in Miami shows how automakers increasingly are weighing alternatives to the major international auto shows.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Strikes cripple Hyundai production

8:30 am U.S. ET | Sept. 26, 2016

Strikes cripple Hyundai output; Unifor ratifies GM pact; Report: VW's Winterkorn withheld details from U.S.; Traffic tech; For some dealers, sales plateau means time to get out.... Read More »

Hyundai union stages first full strike in 12 years

7:11 am U.S. ET | Sept. 26, 2016

Hyundai Motor's South Korean labor union staged its first full nationwide strike in 12 years today over stalled wage talks, putting the automaker's earnings and sales targets at risk.... Read More »

Kia expects big boost in CPO

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 26, 2016

Kia expects to sell 75,000 CPO units this year. More off-lease vehicles, more CPO listings online and more full-time CPO reps calling on dealers can make that happen, said Kia's manager of CPO and remarketing.... Read More »

Paris auto show: It's electric

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 25, 2016

Germany's automakers will use the Paris auto show to highlight their latest battery technologies as they seek to recapture ground from Tesla.... Read More »

2016 PARIS AUTO SHOW

Kia sees new Rio as its potential No. 1-seller in Europe

Sept. 23, 2016 06:01 CET

Kia expects its new Rio subcompact hatchback to become one of its best-selling models in Europe after it goes on sale next year. With an anticipated volume of more than 100,000 in its full year on the market, the Rio would challenge Kia's current top-seller in Europe, the Sportage crossover.... Read More »

Genesis Finance tailors a 'white glove' experience for luxury customers

10:15 am U.S. ET | Sept. 21, 2016

Genesis buyers who finance through the brand's new captive arm will receive “white glove” treatment befitting a luxury brand, the captive's parent says. Hyundai Capital America, which launched Genesis Finance in August, hopes the special treatment will set the Genesis brand apart from its luxury competitors and increase retention.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: Hyundai waging battle on 3 fronts

2:45 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 20, 2016

Hyundai strategy: Wage battle on 3 fronts; Obama weighs in on self-driving cars and safety; Ford tries a big-truck response to Trump.... Read More »

Genesis' speed push is on slow track

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 19, 2016

Hyundai Motor Co. is expanding into performance cars and luxury cars, but what about performance-luxury cars?... Read More »

Hyundai's great leap forward

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 19, 2016

After pressing pause on years of breakneck expansion to nail quality, restock the product pipeline and streamline production, Hyundai is on the offensive again.... Read More »

Q&A

Kate Fabian's tricky task at Genesis

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 19, 2016

Kate Fabian knows she has a tricky task in challenging the established luxury brands, particularly the German ones, without slavishly copying their entire playbooks.... Read More »

Hyundai ads aim for the high road

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 19, 2016

Hyundai is showing that automakers don't have to bash rivals in order to make their own products look better.... Read More »

Genesis: The birth of a brand

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 17, 2016

The last time a major automaker launched a luxury brand in the U.S. was more than 25 years ago. Now, it's Hyundai’s turn, with Genesis.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Fields responds to Trump on Mexico

8:30 am U.S. ET | Sept. 16, 2016

Fields responds to Trump on Mexico; Tesla's take on split with Mobileye; FCA, Hyundai recalls; China's Baidu can test self-driving cars in Calif.; Podcast explores human side of tech.... Read More »

Hyundai recalls certain Tucsons after NHTSA meeting

2:34 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 15, 2016

Hyundai, after meeting with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, is recalling 41,000 2016 Tucsons for a potentially faulty accelerator pedal. The recall involves certain 2016 Tucsons equipped with a dual-clutch transmission produced between May 20, 2015, and May 31, 2016.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: Dodge Dart's short, troubled life

3:30 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 12, 2016

Dodge Dart's short, troubled life; Ford CEO: Autonomous-vehicle sales to public by mid-2020s; Nissan Rogue hybrid; BMW ends Z4 production; Alfa Romeo, ad agency part ways.... Read More »

Tensions resurface at Kia celebration

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 12, 2016

A note of discord at an opening ceremony for Kia's new plant in Mexico reflected the reality that Kia's bumpy ride into Mexico isn't over yet and highlighted the pitfalls global automakers and suppliers face as they expand there.... Read More »

Nissan, Hyundai named in China's green-car subsidy scandal

Sept. 9, 2016 10:42 CET

China has accused more than 20 additional carmakers, including Nissan and Hyundai, of breaking rules on green-car subsidies, widening a scandal over a program to promote electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles.... Read More »

Russia car sales fall 18% in August

Sept. 8, 2016 14:19 CET

New-car sales in Russia fell 18 percent in August as buyers continued to shun major purchases as the economy stumbles but registrations have stopped undercutting the former historical low levels, industry organization AEB said.... Read More »

Kia ad recreates Bo Jackson and Brian Bosworth's famous Tecmo Bowl moment

2:44 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 8, 2016

Twenty-nine years ago this November, Bo Jackson blew through Brian Bosworth on his way to a classic touchdown run on Monday Night Football. Now Kia is reliving the moment Tecmo Bowl-style in a new campaign for the Sorento SUV.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Auto bailout hits the big screen

8:30 am U.S. ET | Sept. 8, 2016

Auto bailout hits the big screen; Supplier's creditors sue GM, allege fraud; U.S. probes '16 Sonata after brake complaints; Tesla: Autopilot not engaged in fatal crash.... Read More »

2016 PARIS AUTO SHOW

Hyundai to launch fastback i30, drop three-door variant

Sept. 7, 2016 16:13 CET

Hyundai will launch a four-door fastback version of its i30 to replace the slow-selling three-door variant. Company executives hope the model that they have dubbed a "baby Panamera" will win buyers with its more upmarket, sporty looks.... Read More »

NHTSA launches probe of 2016 Hyundai Sonata over reports of brakes locking

3:03 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 7, 2016

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched a probe into rear brakes on the 2016 Hyundai Sonata that may lock without applying the brake pedal.... Read More »

 
Nissan's self-driving tech in high demand

Douglas A. Bolduc
6:11 am U.S. ET | Sept. 30 2016

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Artificial intelligence will make cars very smart

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 29 2016

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The artificial intelligence revolution has begun. It will make future cars a lot safer and a lot smarter, Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang says, ...
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PSA's new mobility brand will rely on nimble partners rather than big investments


4:16 am U.S. ET | Sept. 29 2016

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PSA is creating a brand called Free2Move to group together its new transport offerings in areas such as car-sharing and peer-to-peer car rentals. ...
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MG's Chinese owners fail to revive UK brand

Nick Gibbs
12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28 2016

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MG's decision to end production in the UK shows just how tough it has been for Chinese owners SAIC t ...
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Bye-bye Bentley, hello Dyson?

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 27 2016

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The list of exhibitors for this week's Paris auto show is the latest indication that the industry is changing fast. ...
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Mercedes takes another swing at EV van niche


12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 22 2016

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Mercedes will jump back into the battery-powered delivery van niche in 2018, a move that shows pressure is rising to reduce harmful emissions in Europe's congested cities. ...
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For VW, it's not the crime, it's the coverup

Larry P. Vellequette
12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 22 2016

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I am not in the business of weighing sins, but I have noticed -- over the last year as the VW diesel emissions scandal has unfolded -- that all automotive sins are not... ...
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The car as a social evil: Author has hope for driverless future

Bradford Wernle
12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 21 2016

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Is the automobile a social problem? In author and Pulitzer Prize winner Edward Humes's view, the car is worse than that -- it's a health and economic problem as well. ...
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Nissan's ProPilot system lightens the load of driving

Hans Greimel
12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 20 2016

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Nissan's ProPilot semi-autonomous driving technology can steer around curves and slow down for traff ...
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Why Tesla is a different story

Luca Ciferri
12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 16 2016

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Tesla's ability to create desire for its products and to build fierce brand loyalty resembles what A ...
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European car sales rise nearly 10 percent in August
New-car sales rose 9.5 percent in Europe last month. ...
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Russia car sales fall 18% in August
New-car sales in Russia fell 18 percent in August as buyers continued to shun major purchases as the ...
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Western Europe car sales rise 8% in August
New-car sales in Western Europe rose 8.1 percent in August, thanks to increased demand in Italy, Spa ...
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UK sales rise just 3% in August as VW takes big hit
UK passenger car registrations rose by 3.3 percent in August although VW brand's volume fell by 25 p ...
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French, Italy, Spain car sales rise in August
French registrations increased by 6.7 percent in August with most brands reporting gains. Italy sales were up 20 percent while Spanish sales rose 15 percent. ...
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VW brand suffers most as car sales fall 2% in Europe's top 5 markets in July
VW brand car sales fell steeply in Europe's top five markets in July as the automaker continued to s ...
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Lada defies Russian market slump with new Western-style cars
Lada bucked the Russia's steep slump with a 4 percent rise in sales last month in a market down 17 p ...
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UK car sales flat in July amid signs of a consumer slowdown
British new-car sales were flat in July but demand from private consumers fell, suggesting a hit to ...
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Western Europe sales fall 2% in first monthly decline since 2013
New-car sales in western Europe fell 2 percent in July, the first monthly decline since August 2013, ...
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BMW appoints European sales chief to replace retiring CFO
BMW Group appointed Nicolas Peter as chief financial officer to succeed veteran Friedrich Eichiner w ...
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Ford's European quality boss Herrmann to head German operations
Ford of Europe quality chief Gunnar Herrmann will be the next head of the automaker's German operati ...
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Infiniti names Picello new Europe boss
Infiniti named veteran sales and marketing executive Raoul Picello its new head of Europe, Middle Ea ...
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Volvo names new electrics, electronics boss
Volvo has appointed Oedgaerd Andersson as its head of electrics, electronics and chassis as the auto ...
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Aston Martin loses top exec to Dyson
Aston Martin's former product development director has moved to Dyson, adding substance to reports that the consumer electronics maker is developing an electric car. ...
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BMW taps veteran manager to lead China JV
BMW Group appointed veteran manager Johann Wieland to be CEO of BMW Brilliance Automotive, a 50-50 j ...
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Bentley recruits new sales chief from VW's Seat
Bentley named Andreas Offermann from VW Group's Seat brand as its new sales and marketing chief as t ...
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Bentley names new head of exterior design
Bentley has promoted John Paul Gregory to its head of exterior design. Gregory was previously advanc ...
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Bentley names new head of exterior design
Bentley has promoted John Paul Gregory to its head of exterior design. Gregory was previously advanc ...
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Audi lures Volvo exec to lead electrics unit
Audi has hired former high-ranking Volvo executive Thomas Mueller to be its head of electrics/electr ...
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S90, V90 are key to Volvo's continued revival
Volvo expects the S90 and V90 will be big steps in the automaker's revival but a challenge looms. ...
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Audi Q2 targets affluent downsizers
The Audi Q2 is the first subcompact SUV/crossover from a German luxury brand. ...
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Hyundai sees Ioniq as brand hero
Hyundai sees its new Ioniq as its green flagship and a key image booster in Europe even if sales wil ...
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Seat expects Ateca to strengthen its profitability
Seat, which recently returned to profitability after years of losses, expects to further strengthen ...
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Ford makes Edge its European flagship
Ford says it will target premium rivals including the Volvo XC60 and Audi Q5 with its new European f ...
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Cadillac XT5 price undercuts rivals in Europe
Cadillac aims to increase its SUV market share in Europe by pricing its new XT5 below German premium ...
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Honda hopes NSX halo effect will give automaker a boost in Europe
Honda hopes for a halo effect boost in Europe from its NSX supercar. The NSX is a "branding exercise ...
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Alfa touts Giulia's driving dynamics
Alfa Romeo claims its new Giulia has better driving dynamics than rivals such as the BMW 3 series be ...
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Suzuki Baleno is company's first model in Europe with fuel-saving mild hybrid
Suzuki has boosted fuel economy in its new Baleno hatchback by using a mild hybrid system for the fi ...
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MG aims first SUV at budget buyers
MG Motor, a Chinese-owned UK brand, is aiming its first SUV, the GS, at families looking for a budge ...
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Suppliers to the new VW Tiguan
VW started production of the new Tiguan in January at its factory in Wolfsburg, Germany. Output is e ...
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Suppliers to the new Bentley Bentayga
Bentley Bentayga production began in November 2015 at the brand's factory in Crewe, England. ...
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Suppliers to the new Renault Talisman
Assembly of the new Renault Talisman began in September 2015 at Renault's factory in Douai, France. ...
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Suppliers to the new Alfa Romeo Giulia
Assembly of the all-new Alfa Romeo Giulia began in March at parent Fiat Chrysler Automobile’s ...
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