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VW could face further fines from German authorities

June 15, 2018 10:37 CET
Munich prosecutors are examining whether to impose fines on VW's Audi division for its role in manipulating V-6 and V-8 diesel engines.

EV push threatens 75,000 German auto industry jobs, study says

June 5, 2018 14:51 CET
The switch to EVs will put 75,000 engine and gearbox manufacturing jobs at risk, a study commissioned by German trade unions and the auto industry showed.

Bosch opens China infotainment, component plant

May 25, 2018 10:39 CET
Bosch opened a second plant in the east China city of Wuhu this week to expand output of infotainment and other connectivity systems for vehicles produced in China.

RICHARD TRUETT

For Bosch diesel claim, technical details to come

12:27 pm U.S. ET | April 26, 2018
Has Bosch really cracked the code and figured out how to take harmful diesel emissions off the table by simply tweaking the turbocharger and by closely controlling the temperature of the air entering the engine?

Bosch claims a 'breakthrough' that could save diesel engines

7:28 am U.S. ET | April 25, 2018
Bosch said its engineers have developed a diesel exhaust system that cuts emissions far below legal limits and can help automakers avoid potential driving bans in Europe.

Tesla voluntarily recalls 123,000 early Model S vehicles over power steering bolts

6:23 pm U.S. ET | March 29, 2018
Tesla is voluntarily recalling Model S sedans built before April 2016 in order to replace bolts in the power steering component.

DOUGLAS A. BOLDUC

Why Israel is winning with autonomous cars

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 14, 2018
Israel is establishing itself as a major automotive player because of a willingness to continually challenge ideas, a top executive said.

DOUGLAS A. BOLDUC

Why Israel is winning with autonomous cars

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 14, 2018
Israel is establishing itself as a major automotive player because of a willingness to continually challenge ideas, a top executive said.

Bosch decides against own battery cell production

Feb. 28, 2018 14:02 CET
Bosch has decided against producing its own battery cells, saying the investment necessary is too risky. The supplier had said it was considering competing with Asian rivals if it could make a product that was better and cheaper than that of companies such as Samsung and Panasonic.

Bosch, Conti among suppliers fined by EU over anti-competitive behavior

Feb. 21, 2018 14:47 CET
Bosch and Continental are among suppliers and car shipping firms fined a total of 546 million euros ($673.49 million) by the EU for anti-competitive behavior.

VIDEO: First Shift: 10-year GM Korea rescue plan?

8:15 am U.S. ET | Feb. 21, 2018
10-year GM Korea rescue plan?; Bosch buys Detroit startup; VW tries to delay trials, citing 'inflammatory' comments on Netflix; New Lexus hybrid math.

ZF names longtime Bosch executive Wolf-Henning Scheider as CEO

2:11 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 31, 2018
ZF Friedrichshafen, in a widely expected move, named Robert Bosch's former automotive division head, Wolf-Henning Scheider, as its new CEO, effective Feb. 1.

Bosch employees investigated in FCA diesel-emissions probe

7:32 am U.S. ET | Jan. 31, 2018
The Stuttgart prosecutor's office said two Bosch employees were being investigated on suspicion of aiding fraud, as part of a wider investigation into FCA diesel emissions in the United States.

Bosch warns tests on monkeys further damage trust in diesel

Jan. 30, 2018 10:41 CET
Robert Bosch warned that revelations about animal experiments in the auto industry may hamper efforts to restore trust in diesel, a key technology that helped the auto supplier post higher profits last year.

Former Bosch autos chief will be new ZF CEO, reports say

Jan. 26, 2018 11:46 CET
Bosch's former automotive division head, Wolf-Henning Scheider, will be the new CEO of ZF, moving from his current role leading German supplier Mahle, reports said.

Bosch to meet French gov't over diesel injectors plant

Jan. 19, 2018 11:51 CET
French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire will hold talks with Bosch to address concerns about the future of the supplier's diesel injectors factory in Rodez, which is heavily exposed to a downturn in diesel sales.

Bosch takes Ford diesel rigging allegations 'very seriously'

Jan. 11, 2018 08:28 CET
Bosch said it took "very seriously" allegations of diesel software manipulation in Ford pickups, responding to a lawsuit brought by U.S. law firm Hagens Berman.

Bosch sells starters, generators division to Chinese groups

10:03 am U.S. ET | Jan. 10, 2018
Bosch has completed the sale of its starter and motor generator division to China's Zhengzhou Coal Mining Machinery Group and China Renaissance Capital Investment.

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How Bosch is preparing for autonomous cars

Nov. 24, 2017 06:01 CET
As Bosch seeks groundbreaking solutions for autonomous vehicles, the supplier's culture is changing to allow failure, as long as it provides a valuable lesson.

At Bosch, to err can be divine

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 20, 2017
Bosch wants to stimulate creative new ideas for the coming era of autonomous vehicles. To get there, it's willing to accept a few unsuccessful efforts.

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Check out the ANE monthly magazine for November

Nov. 6, 2017 06:01 CET
The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly magazine is ready to view. The new edition looks why the European pickup market is set to take off.

ANE's November issue goes live Monday

Nov. 3, 2017 06:01 CET
The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly magazine goes live on Monday, November 6. The new edition looks at why the European pickup market is set to take off.

Home state of Mercedes, Porsche appeals diesel ban

Oct. 3, 2017 10:43 CET
The German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg, home to Mercedes and Porsche, said it would appeal a court ruling obliging it to ban diesel cars from the streets of its capital, Stuttgart. That means the ban will not come into force at the start of 2018 as planned.

Bosch CEO plays down diesel woes

Sept. 24, 2017 06:01 CET
Bosch has felt the impact of the diesel-emissions crisis through its ties to Volkswagen. But the supplier has been able to offset any hit to sales through its strong commercial vehicle business, CEO Volkmar Denner said.

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Check out the ANE monthly magazine for September

Sept. 4, 2017 06:01 CET
The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly magazine is ready to view. The new edition looks at why Ford, Nissan, Kia and Volkswagen are packing their new subcompact cars with cutting-edge technology.

 
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70 years later, appreciating the genius of Ferry Porsche

Richard Johnson
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 15 2018

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Why VW should share its skateboard and change the world

Larry P. Vellequette
3:34 pm U.S. ET | June 13 2018

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Land Rover sets course for Defender to come home

Richard Truett
11:42 am U.S. ET | June 12 2018

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Authenticity is crucially important for the next Defender. Building the iconic off-roader in its spi ...
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Volvo's Polestar commits to guiding light feature

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 9 2018

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Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath says that the Volvo-controlled brand will extend a unique design featu ...
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The Elkann style: Sustainability … at Ferrari speed

Andrea Malan
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 8 2018

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Lapo Elkann, scion of the Agnelli family and still part owner of Fiat Chrysler and Ferrari, showed a ...
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Why BMW's new 3 series needs to up its game

Christiaan Hetzner
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 6 2018

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The BMW 3 series is still the benchmark against which all midsize sedans are measured, but the outgo ...
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Why Chinese cars, crossovers should worry Europe's brands

Luca Ciferri
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 2 2018

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Chinese cars are now on par with products from Europe’s brands in terms of design, handling, p ...
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VW Group's new CEO Diess may have too much power

Christiaan Hetzner
12:01 am U.S. ET | May 24 2018

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Former BMW executive Herbert Diess now heads both VW Group and its core VW brand, which may be conce ...
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BMW envisions its iNext as an SUV

Christiaan Hetzner
12:01 am U.S. ET | May 23 2018

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BMW looks likely to follow Audi's e-tron and Mercedes's EQC with its own battery-powered full-size S ...
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Can autonomous vehicles be developed without risking lives?

Dave Guilford
12:01 am U.S. ET | May 14 2018

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It's easy to become enamoured of the accident-free future with autonomous cars, but before that time ...
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