Automotive News Europe News Feed News, blogs and commentary from the leader in European automotive news en-us Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:00:00 EST Fields sees Ford Europe growth, eyes break-even by mid-decadeWed, 16 Apr 2014 11:19:38 ESTFord is sticking with its forecast for a smaller loss in Europe this year and break-even by 2015 even as the company sees signs of growth, COO Mark Fields said. Maserati said to weigh new sports car after orders tripleWed, 16 Apr 2014 04:28:12 ESTMaserati will probably increase production and add the Alfieri sports car to its lineup after orders at the upscale Italian brand have almost tripled compared with 2013, sources said. Suzuki joins fuel-efficiency race with simplified hybrid systemWed, 16 Apr 2014 05:34:05 ESTSuzuki says it will introduce affordable, simplified gasoline-electric hybrid technology in its cars, joining rivals in the race for fuel efficiency. Ghosn sees 'bright spots' for carmakers as Europe revivesWed, 16 Apr 2014 01:23:41 ESTGlobal carmakers will see rising demand this year as sales in China and the United States expand and Europe starts to grow again, Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn said. Daimler will receive 2.43 billion euros for stake in engine JV from Rolls-RoyceWed, 16 Apr 2014 06:40:23 ESTDaimler will receive 2.43 billion euros ($3.36 billion) for its 50 percent stake in an engine joint venture from partner Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc. Daimler to unveil Maybach S class at Los Angeles show, report saysWed, 16 Apr 2014 05:02:21 ESTDaimler will revive the Maybach name with an exclusive version of its S-class limousine that will be unveiled at the Guangzhou and Los Angeles auto shows in November, a person familiar with the company's plans said. China's Qoros uses Slovakia to prepare for a full European roll outWed, 16 Apr 2014 00:15:00 ESTChinese automaker Qoros is using Slovakia as its first global export market with the goal of rolling out the brand across western Europe within two years. Ford of Europe sales rise 12% in March on German, UK demandTue, 15 Apr 2014 09:53:55 ESTFord said European car sales increased 12 percent in March, the 10th straight monthly gain, as customers snapped up small vehicles and compact SUVs. Citroen to debut flagship SUV Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:51:18 ESTCitroen will debut the DS 6WR, a production version of its admired Wild Rubis SUV concept, at the Beijing auto show. VW picks former Audi randd boss to run Bentley, Bugatti brandsTue, 15 Apr 2014 06:12:32 ESTVolkswagen said Audi's former development chief, Wolfgang Duerheimer, will head its Bentley and Bugatti brands. It will be Duerheimer's second stint as Bentley CEO.