Campaign for zero fatalities started in safety-conscious SwedenMon, 23, May 2016
The notion that traffic fatalities can be eliminated is a Swedish import. The initiative, known as Vision Zero, was written into Sweden's road safety law in 1997.
'Top Gear' returns with new lineupThu, 26, May 2016
The UK motoring show "Top Gear" will return to television screens this weekend with a new lineup of presenters taking over one of the BBC's most successful programs.
Germany to retest 30 cars showing 'inexplicably high' CO2 levelsTue, 24, May 2016
A German government committee has asked for further tests on 30 cars it says have "inexplicably high" CO2 emissions. The results came to light after officials tested cars from most major brands for 'defeat' devices.
Alfa expects to unveil crossover by end of yearMon, 23, May 2016
Alfa Romeo likely will reveal its new crossover by year end, brand chief Harald Wester said.
Audi, BMW, Mercedes lead in user-friendly connectivity, study showsMon, 23, May 2016
Audi, BMW and Mercedes lead other automakers in offering easy-to-use connected features, according to a study conducted in European markets, but more needs to be done to make customers aware that of the technology so they don't choose Apple and Google for their Internet-enabled navigation and in-car entertainment.
Fiat backed by Italy in snub of Germany over emissions probeFri, 20, May 2016
German Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt criticized Fiat for not showing up for a meeting to discuss emissions irregularities in its diesel vehicles. However, Fiat won the backing of Italian authorities.
VW agrees to lift wages for German workers despite scandal costsFri, 20, May 2016
Volkswagen agreed to raise German workers' pay by nearly 5 percent after labor leaders vowed that employees won't foot the multi-billion-euro bill to resolve diesel emissions violations.
Geely design boss Horbury gets Volvo's sister brand to think bigTue, 17, May 2016
The Briton who smoothed out Volvo's boxy lines is aiming to give China's Geely more global appeal by ditching its utilitarian image. Peter Horbury is central to efforts by Volvo's sister brand to push upmarket and go international by tapping European design and technology.
Opel CEO rejects allegations of emissions cheatingTue, 17, May 2016
Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann rejected allegations by German media and an environmental advocacy group that the GM unit's diesel engines use software that may breach regulations by turning off emissions controls in certain situations.
BMW, Toyota roadsters to be built by Magna Steyr, report saysFri, 13, May 2016
BMW and Toyota have picked Magna Steyr to build roadsters developed from a joint platform, starting in 2018, with combined annual output set at 60,000 vehicles, according to a report.
Russia's Detroit blames Renault-Nissan for its declineSat, 14, May 2016
In the heartland of Russia's struggling auto industry, people blame Renault-Nissan, the majority owner of AvtoVAZ, for their economic hardship, not their country's rulers.
VW labor boss says bonuses should be for everyone or no oneWed, 11, May 2016
Bernd Osterloh, Volkswagen's works council chief, said workers and managers alike should be paid a bonus, flatly rejecting the idea that the automaker's German workforce is inefficient and paid too much.