The really new GM: Ready to quit EuropeMon, 20, Feb 2017
GM's proposed departure from Europe would be a radical pivot for a company that historically tried to dominate every global market it could, as well as a sign of how dramatically the industry is being upended by shifting attitudes about transportation.
Ford's big Russia gamble pays off as sales finally riseMon, 20, Feb 2017
Ford has become the first major foreign automaker in Russia to see sales grow after three bad years, potentially vindicating its decision to double down on a notoriously volatile market after rival GM decided to quit.
Why leave Europe's car market? So many reasons.Sat, 18, Feb 2017
Why is General Motors looking for a way out of Europe? That's easy. While home to many of the oldest and most venerable car brands in the world, Europe may also be the most brutally competitive and demanding market, with a complicated patchwork of regulations under which a host of American, European and Asian brands all compete.
Could FCA look better to GM after Opel deal?Mon, 20, Feb 2017
Now that General Motors is potentially selling off its European brand Opel to PSA, there is one way the automaker could stay in Europe and remain profitable: by finally taking up FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne's offer to merge.
Incentive squeeze zaps Netherlands' electrified salesMon, 20, Feb 2017
No Defender? No prob: Brits jump into pickupsMon, 20, Feb 2017
Ford found recipe for profits in EuropeFri, 17, Feb 2017
Ford was unprofitable in Europe from 2011-2014. But then-CEO Alan Mulally implemented an aggressive restructuring plan that included shuttering three manufacturing plants, slashing thousands of jobs and reinvigorating its product lineup with new and freshened vehicles, including performance and luxury variants.
Vauxhall future uncertain after GM-PSA deal and Brexit voteFri, 17, Feb 2017
PSA wishes to build on GM's Vauxhall success, UK gov't saysFri, 17, Feb 2017
PSA has told the UK government it would seek to build on the strengths of General Motors' Vauxhall business if the company buys it. However two sources close to PSA told Reuters that plant cuts were part of the company's discussions to buy GM's Opel and Vauxhall brands, with UK sites in the front line.
GM assurances result in German minister backing PSA-Opel dealThu, 16, Feb 2017
Germany expects PSA Group's proposed acquisition of General Motors' Opel business to go ahead, a minister said on Thursday, after the U.S. carmaker sought to allay fears of large-scale plant closures.
Opel, PSA lag rivals as Europe sales rise 10% in JanuaryThu, 16, Feb 2017
GM's Opel brand and PSA posted weaker European sales in January than their rivals amid discussions of a possible purchase of the GM unit by the French automaker. Europe registrations rose 10 percent last month, driven by extra selling days and robust demand in nearly all of the region's key markets.
GM will not 'rationalize' Vauxhall plants, UK minister saysThu, 16, Feb 2017
British business minister Greg Clark said he had been reassured by GM that the automaker did not intend to "rationalize" its Vauxhall operations. Clark made the comments after meeting with GM to discuss its plan to sell Opel/Vauxhall to PSA Group.