EU fines six auto suppliers $164 million on antitrust chargesWed, 08, Mar 2017
Mahle Behr, Valeo, Denso and three other suppliers have been fined a total of $164 million by the EU's competition authorities for having operated cartels in a number of their markets. Automakers affected included VW, BMW, Mercedes, Nissan, Renault and Jaguar Land Rover.
Germany's Stuttgart will ban some diesel cars from city centerWed, 22, Feb 2017
Stuttgart, home to German automakers Mercedes and Porsche, said it will ban from next year diesel cars which do not meet the latest Euro 6 emissions standards from entering the city on days when pollution is heavy.
Vauxhall future uncertain after GM-PSA deal and Brexit voteFri, 17, Feb 2017
Land Rover Defender's spirit to be revived by chemical companyTue, 14, Feb 2017
Jaguar Land Rover halted production of the original Land Rover Defender over a year ago, but now Ineos Group, a company better known for chemical production, is bankrolling an attempt at reviving the rugged model's heritage.
Luxembourg starts criminal case over VW vehicle emissionsMon, 06, Feb 2017
Luxembourg has started criminal proceedings in response to the VW Group diesel-emissions scandal, saying that regulators had been cheated by car manufacturers. The EU country's infrastructure minister said it was lodging a complaint with prosecutors without naming any of the parties under suspicion.
Europe car sales rise nearly 7% to 9-year high in 2016Tue, 17, Jan 2017
Italy rejects Germany's emissions allegations against Fiat ChryslerTue, 17, Jan 2017
Tests conducted on Fiat Chrysler vehicles show they are compliant with regulations and contain no emissions defeat devices as alleged by Germany, Italy's transport ministry said. Germany last year claimed certain FCA diesel models contained hidden software that allowed excessive engine emissions.
Why I picked a dealership 2,355 miles from homeMon, 07, Nov 2016
VW loses more European market share as effect of emissions scandal lingersThu, 17, Nov 2016
VW Group lost market share in Europe for the 14th straight month, data from a leading industry body showed today. Much of the decline has coincided with the automaker's emissions-cheating scandal that erupted in September 2015, giving competitors a chance to take advantage of the company's damaged image.