Audi confident new A8 will hold lead in race to offer Level 3 drivingJuly 19
Audi believes it will be the first automaker to launch a self-driving car even though its first model with that capability, the new A8, still needs to undergo lengthy government approvals that could allow a competitor to pass the automaker in the race to market.
Germany wrestles with diesel's future as large cities plan bansJuly 18
Germany is wrestling over the future of the diesel, with local courts considering action to compel cities to enact driving bans as pollution limits are breached. Diesels accounted for 46 percent of German new-car sales last year.
Daimler to make batteries at German Mercedes plantJuly 14
Daimler has struck a deal with workers to make EV components and batteries at a Mercedes factory in Germany. Employees at the Untertuerkheim plant went on strike this month over worries that jobs could be at risk as the automaker moves toward EVs.
Daimler to face more emissions tests in GermanyJuly 14
VW in, Mercedes out as German soccer team sponsorJuly 14
Daimler accused of selling over 1 million cars with excess emissions, report saysJuly 12
VW, ex-engine chief reach deal over bonusJuly 12
Porsche under investigation by German prosecutors for fraud, false advertisingJuly 10
Germans arrest Audi worker in diesel probeJuly 10
Audi employee arrested by German prosecutors in emissions probeJuly 7
Prosecutors in the German city of Munich have arrested an unnamed Audi employee on suspicion of fraud and false advertising in connection with the carmaker's emissions scandal, the first arrest in Germany related to VW Group's diesel scandal.
Bosch predicts 7% sales gain for auto divisionJuly 4
Robert Bosch expects revenue at its automotive division to increase by 7 percent this year to about $53.3 billion. That growth rate would be nearly three times faster than the estimated rise for global passenger-car output.