12:01 am U.S. ET | April 5, 2013 Automakers are rethinking the way they design car cockpits to reduce cognitive overload as more sophisticated infotainment systems risk increasing driver distraction, a problem that has been linked to an increasing number of fatal accidents.... Read More »
Nov. 16, 2012 08:16 CET Europe's new car market shrank at a slower pace in October than in recent months, but nearly all major groups still suffered double-digit declines, as consumers showed little inclination to make big-ticket purchases in a slow economy.
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2:00 pm U.S. ET | July 18, 2012 Portuguese criminals throughout Lisbon may have to peek over their shoulders in fear of silent justice. Electric Nissan Leaf hatchbacks, bearing the moniker “Polícia,” could pull up stealthily at a moment's notice to bring the law.... Read More »
July 14, 2012 10:34 CET President Francois Hollande said PSA's decision to close a factory and cut an additional 8,000 jobs is unacceptable and that he will lean on Europe's second-biggest carmaker to renegotiate the plan.... Read More »
June 26, 2012 08:46 CET Seat is launching the five-door Toledo compact hatchback as an affordable family car as the Volkswagen Group brand seeks to win buyers hit by the economic crisis. The Toledo's value-for-money positioning marks a shift of emphasis by Seat, which has so far concentrated on building sporty cars to differentiate itself from sister brands VW and Skoda.... Read More »