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Check out the ANE monthly magazine for July

The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly magazine is ready to view. The new edition examines why light commercial vehicles are pure gold for automakers.

ANE's July issue goes live on Monday

The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly magazine goes live on Monday. The new edition examines why light commercial vehicles are pure gold for automakers.

Why Mahindra thinks Automobili Pininfarina has a 'beautiful story' to tell

Anand Mahindra plans to expand his namesake brand beyond mass-market cars into luxury vehicles that will be sold worldwide by a new company with Italian heritage, Automobili Pininfarina.

Mahindra aims for the stars with Pininfarina

Mass-market mogul Anand Mahindra wants to ride Europe's tony design house Pininfarina into the world of hyperluxury.

Check out the ANE monthly magazine for June

The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly magazine is ready to view.

Why Chinese cars, crossovers should worry Europe's brands

Chinese cars are now on par with products from Europe’s brands in terms of design, handling, performance, fit and finish and overall quality.

ANE's June issue goes live on Monday

The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly magazine goes live on Monday.

Why BMW will move cautiously with over the air updates

The car will soon be the most power computer that most people have access to, BMW Group head of digital services Dieter May told Automotive News Europe in an interview.

Check out the ANE monthly magazine for May

The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly magazine is ready to view. The new edition looks at how PSA Group CEO Carlos Tavares' integration of Opel/Vauxhall is progressing.

Indian hypercar, Italian flair

Attempts to get into the rarefied hypercar space are not all that rare. But there is something original about a new Indian-Italian effort to crack into the world of Ferrari and Lamborghini.

ANE's May issue goes live on Monday

The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly magazine goes live on Monday. The new edition looks at how PSA Group CEO Carlos Tavares' integration of Opel/Vauxhall is progressing.

DS 7 net pricing on par with Audi Q3, CEO Bonnefont says

The DS 7 Crossback, the first SUV of the PSA's near-luxury brand, has hit its pricing target.

Seat boss outlines how Cupra will rev up brand's profits

Seat's Cupra unit will soon have seven models in its lineup.

BMW plans different sized battery cells to preserve design of future models

BMW has found a solution to ensure that fitting battery cells into its future full-electric models does not compromise their design.

BMW aims sporty X2 at young buyers

BMW's is aiming its all-new X2 at young and young-at-heart customers.The X2 is a sporty variant of the X1 compact SUV, currently BMW's best-selling crossover model.

Automobili Pininfarina plans EV rival to Bentley SUV

India's Mahindra & Mahindra launched Automobili Pininfarina, a Europe-based electric SUV brand whose vehicles will challenge models such as the Bentley Bentayga and high-spec Range Rovers.

Check out the ANE monthly magazine for April

The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly magazine is ready to view. The new edition looks at the future of diesel.

ANE's April issue goes live next week

The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly magazine goes live next week. The new edition looks at the future of diesel.

European customers like winners as most segment leaders keep No. 1 spots

Sixteen of the 24 segments tracked by Automotive News Europe were dominated last year by models that have maintained consistent leadership in their respective sectors.

Magna Steyr will build BMW, Toyota sports cars

Contract manufacturer Magna Steyr, a division of Canada's Magna International, will build two new sports cars jointly developed by BMW and Toyota, industry sources said.

Magna Steyr will build BMW, Toyota sports cars

UPDATED: March 19 16:54 CET - adds Magna comment

Contract manufacturer Magna Steyr will build two new sports cars jointly developed by BMW and Toyota, industry sources familiar with the matter told Automotive News Europe.

Mercedes sales boss says slumping B class still works

European sales of the Mercedes B class have been on the decline for years. Despite the slump, the brand's sales boss Britta Seeger says the minivan will be replaced.

Jaguar expects to lure new customers with E-Pace

Jaguar sees the new E-Pace SUV as a conquest vehicle for the brand, with 80 percent of buyers new to the marque.

How China's Geely sought to buy FCA

UPDATED: 3/8/18 2:17 pm ET -- corrected

The absence of Geely's Li Shufu from the world's biggest auto forums, such as this week's Geneva show, belies his ambitions.

Check out the ANE monthly magazine for March

The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly magazine is ready to view.


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