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Bosch probed by EU antitrust authorities

Jan. 9, 2014 11:08 CET
Bosch says it is cooperating with European Union antitrust authorities as part of an investigation of suppliers in the region.... Read More »

 

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A busy time of year for dealers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 30, 2013
A lot of people in the manufacturing business have gone home.... Read More »

 

This time, 16 million sales forecast is on merit

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 28, 2013
New U.S. light-vehicle sales are widely expected to surpass 16 million in 2014 for the first time since 2007, the culmination of a long recovery from the disastrous recession.... Read More »

 

EU launches WTO dispute against Brazil to challenge car taxes

Dec. 19, 2013 12:08 CET
The EU launched a case against Brazil at the World Trade Organization to challenge Brazil's taxes on imports ranging from cars to computers.... Read More »

 

Automakers call for backup in quest to align EU, U.S. safety standards

Dec. 18, 2013 06:01 CET
Which is safer, a car sold in the Europe or the United States? Automakers see little or no difference, but they have struggled to win over regulators, who are wary of an industry push to make safety standards interchangeable across the Atlantic through a free-trade deal.... Read More »

 

Automakers call for backup in quest to align U.S., EU safety standards

3:57 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 17, 2013
Which is safer, a car sold in the United States or in Europe? Automakers see little or no difference, but they have struggled to win over regulators, who are wary of an industry push to make safety standards interchangeable across the Atlantic through a free-trade deal.... Read More »

 

European suppliers seize new U.S. opportunities

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 16, 2013
European supplier investment in the United States is stirring as new-car sales increase and automakers push supply chains for ways to boost fuel economy.... Read More »

 

GM pricing hits record as deliveries rise 14%

3:34 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 3, 2013
General Motors' November sales rose 14 percent on strong retail demand across its four brands and helping to lift the average price of a GM vehicle to a record high.... Read More »

 

M-B dealers get $2,500 to coddle S-class buyers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 2, 2013
Mercedes-Benz USA is providing dealers as much as $2,500 to please each buyer of the redesigned S class.... Read More »

 

EU agrees on compromise for CO2 limits

Nov. 27, 2013 09:28 CET
The EU has agreed on a compromise to enforce stricter rules on CO2 emissions for cars sold in the region, ending months of wrangling after Germany insisted that an earlier deal be discarded. The new outline agreement delays 100 percent implementation of a limit of 95 grams of CO2 per kilometer for all new cars until 2021 from a previous deadline of 2020.... Read More »

 

Hyundai-Kia loosens lid on incentives

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 11, 2013
The Korean auto juggernaut that once kept executives from Detroit and Japan up at night now finds itself slogging through a much more competitive marketplace.... Read More »

 

Berlin prosecutors target Daimler in Merkel aide probe

Nov. 9, 2013 10:36 CET
Daimler executives are under investigation for suspicion of granting undue advantage to German Chancellor Angela Merkel's former aide, Eckart von Klaeden, who joined the carmaker as a lobbyist.... Read More »

 

Germany paves way for EU to rule on Honeywell car refrigerant

Nov. 7, 2013 08:31 CET
Germany's final report on risks posed by a new car refrigerant has been forwarded to the European Commission, clearing the way for a decision on whether Berlin had sufficient cause to allow Daimler to ban it and flout EU law.... Read More »

 

BMW eyes $550 million prize in EU trade deal

Nov. 4, 2013 06:01 CET
BMW says it would save $550 million in duties every year if the United States and Europe got rid of their import tariffs on cars and trucks.... Read More »

 

Automakers on track to meet EU's 2015 carbon emissions target

Oct. 30, 2013 13:47 CET
EU car emissions fell 3 percent in 2012, putting automakers on track to meet a CO2 target of 130 grams per kilometer in 2015, according to data from the European Environment Agency (EEA).... Read More »

 

BMW joins VW in public support of German electric-vehicle goal

Oct. 29, 2013 06:01 CET
BMW has joined VW in backing the German government's goal to have 1 million electric cars on the country's roads by 2020.... Read More »

 

Germany wins EU court fight over VW law legality, escapes fines

Oct. 22, 2013 10:51 CET
Germany escaped fines after the European Union's top court said it complied with a 2007 ruling to change legislation known as the Volkswagen law which shielded the automaker from takeovers.... Read More »

 

EU offers to end tariffs on Japanese auto parts, report says

Oct. 21, 2013 11:47 CET
The European Union is ready to eliminate tariffs on Japanese auto parts in exchange for Japan ending import duties on a range of European food items, a report said.... Read More »

 

BMW family donation to Merkel's party starts lobbying row

Oct. 15, 2013 16:34 CET
German opposition parties accused Angela Merkel of pandering to the car lobby, after her political party received major donations from the family that controls BMW, just as Berlin was lobbying against tougher EU caps on carbon emissions.... Read More »

 

Germany wins backing of EU to block car emissions law

3:04 am U.S. ET | Oct. 15, 2013
European Union environment ministers agreed to German demands to scrap an agreement to cap average EU new-car emissions at 95 grams per kilometer in 2020 from about 130/g/km now after Berlin argued the target would cost jobs and damage its premium automakers.... Read More »

 

Germany wins backing of EU ministers to block car emissions law

Oct. 15, 2013 09:04 CET
European Union environment ministers agreed to German demands to scrap an agreement to cap average EU new-car emissions at 95 grams per kilometer in 2020 from about 130/g/km now after Berlin argued the target would damage its premium automakers.... Read More »

 

Germany set to win fight to weaken CO2 limit, report says

Oct. 14, 2013 13:17 CET
Germany is close to winning its fight to weaken a proposed tougher limit on new-car CO2 emissions in the EU, a report said.... Read More »

 

EU steps up dispute with Russia over car-recycling fees

Oct. 10, 2013 13:08 CET
The EU asked the World Trade Organization to rule on the legality of a recycling fee imposed by Russia on imported cars, stepping up a trade dispute between the two.... Read More »

 

EU delays decision on 95g/km CO2 limit after lobbying from Germany

Oct. 5, 2013 09:39 CET
EU governments delayed for a third time a target to cut average CO2 emissions from Europe's new-car fleet to 95g/km after lobbying from Germany on behalf of its automakers.... Read More »

 

Renault diesel hybrid project wins EU approval

Oct. 2, 2013 13:29 CET
The EU approved French government support to help Renault develop diesel hybrid technology for its Master and Trafic commercial vans.... Read More »

 

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