Audi suspends 2 engineers following U.S. emissions probe, report says

6:45 am U.S. ET | Nov. 26, 2015
Audi has suspended two engineers after its 3.0-liter V-6 diesel engines were found to have evaded emissions limits in the U.S., Rupert Stadler, Audi's CEO, was quoted as saying in a newspaper report.

Mercedes to build GLC in Finland starting in 2017

5:52 am U.S. ET | Nov. 26, 2015
Mercedes will shift some production of its newest SUV, the GLC, to Finnish contract manufacturer Valmet starting in 2017. It is part of an expansion that could eventually include building new factories.

VW fined by South Korea, faces recall over emissions cheating

5:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 26, 2015
South Korea became the first country outside the U.S.

Fiat will add models, sales points to growing Abarth unit

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 26, 2015
Fiat's Abarth unit, which is on track to boost sales by 50 percent this year, plans to more than double its global dealership network as it expands...

Toyota will replace 1.6 million Takata airbag inflators in Japan previously deemed safe

6:10 am U.S. ET | Nov. 25, 2015
Toyota will replace Takata airbag inflators in 1.6 million cars in Japan that had previously been deemed safe following checks for air leaks.


VW sticks to $7.1 billion provision for diesel recall despite simpler fixes

6:50 am U.S. ET | Nov. 25, 2015
VW will not reduce a planned provision of 6.7 billion euros ($7.1 billion) to cover the costs of its recall of 8.

How Toyota used Nascar to sway loyal American car buyers

1:45 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 25, 2015
For years Toyota has been marketing itself to the Nascar audience as an increasingly American company -- and Nascar fans are growing more receptive.

Ford touts 'backup trailer assist' function in new F-150 ads

7:17 am U.S. ET | Nov. 25, 2015
Comedian Denis Leary is crowing about something new in Ford F-150 ads: technology that is meant to make backing up a trailer easier.


VW investigated in Germany for tax evasion on false CO2 levels

6:48 am U.S. ET | Nov. 24, 2015
German prosecutors have launched an investigation into suspected tax evasion at VW Group that relates to the understating of CO2 levels in some of...

Jaguar Land Rover will double size of UK engine plant

8:16 am U.S. ET | Nov. 24, 2015
Jaguar Land Rover will spend 450 million pounds ($680 million) to double the size of its engine plant in central England, taking total spending to 1...

Land Rover Defender ends 70-year run ferrying farmers and royals

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 24, 2015
Production of the iconic Land Rover Defender will end early next year.

New message to shoppers: Caddy Escalade is refined

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015
Cadillac will launch a broad advertising campaign for the Escalade in time for the holiday shopping season, the first significant marketing effort...

Fiat Chrysler launches 3 youth-targeted ads during American Music Awards

11:30 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 22, 2015
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, in another high-profile advertising move, launched three spots during Sunday night's broadcast of the American Music...


VW refuses compensation for European owners of rigged diesels

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 21, 2015
VW will not offer compensation to European customers who bought a diesel car with "cheat" software, taking a different tack from in the U.S.

Volvo, Microsoft will bring augmented reality into showrooms

5:18 am U.S. ET | Nov. 20, 2015
Volvo and Microsoft are working together to bring the tech company's augmented-reality goggles to Volvo showrooms next year to spruce up...

M-B advertising named most effective among luxury brands

3:40 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 20, 2015
Mercedes-Benz's slogan is, “The best or nothing.” When it comes to its advertising, a TV and video analytics company agrees.


VW diesel recall may cost much less than expected, magazine says

5:51 am U.S. ET | Nov. 20, 2015
VW will probably incur much lower costs than expected for recalling 1.


VW will shorten investment program timing, report says

9:06 am U.S. ET | Nov. 19, 2015
Volkswagen Group will abandon its practice of setting a rolling five-year investment budget for the first time since the 2009 global financial crisis...

VW names compliance commissioner as emissions battles grow

3:28 am U.S. ET | Nov. 19, 2015
VW Group has appointed a compliance commissioner from its Porsche business as the automaker faces increasing pressure from regulators in the U.S.

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