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Fiat Chrysler recalls 320,000 Dart cars that could roll away

WASHINGTON - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said Friday it is recalling more than 320,000 Dodge Dart compact cars in North America that could roll...

Tesla’s Elon Musk, SEC get another week to work out deal...

Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission will get another week to settle a dispute over Musk’s use...

Nissan reducirá su producción mundial en un 15 pct: Nikkei

Nissan Motor Co Ltd recortará su producción mundial en aproximadamente un 15 por ciento en el año fiscal actual que termina en marzo de...

BYTON prepares breakthrough in automotive industry, top management adjustment

Nanjing, April 16, 2019 – Since being founded in 2016, BYTON, the premium smart electric vehicle brand, has experienced growth at a high rate....

Daimler to seek 6 billion euros in cost savings at Mercedes...

Daimler is seeking 6 billion euros (5.2 billion pounds) in cost savings and efficiency gains by 2021 at Mercedes-Benz passenger cars and a further...

Mahindra signs deal with Ford Motor to make midsize SUVs in...

Automaker Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd signed a deal with Ford Motor Co’s Indian unit to jointly develop midsize sports utility vehicles in India, the...

The new Mercedes-Benz CLA Coupé…

The new Mercedes-Benz CLA Coupé is not only the most emotional vehicle in its class, it is also highly intelligent: From MBUX Interior Assist,...

VW to take on Tesla X in China from 2021 with...

Volkswagen plans to build a fully electric sports utility vehicle (SUV) for China from 2021, taking on the Chinese market leader Tesla’s Model X...

Truck drivers see orders, miles fall in latest U.S. slowdown signal

At a truck stop in Ridgefield, New Jersey, driver Paul Richards reviews a notebook where he tracks miles driven and what he is hauling....

U.S. probes 675,000 Nissan SUVs over unexpected braking

WASHINGTON  - The U.S. auto safety agency is probing reports of potential unintended braking in 675,000 2017-2018 Nissan Motor Co Ltd Rogue vehicles, it...

Exclusive: Volkswagen eyes big stake in China partner JAC, taps Goldman...

Volkswagen AG is exploring purchasing a big stake in its Chinese electric vehicle joint venture partner JAC Motors and has tapped Goldman Sachs as...

With one final vote, Nissan shareholders dump Ghosn, seek clarity on...

Nissan Motor Co shareholders ousted Carlos Ghosn as a director on Monday, severing his last tie with the Japanese automaker he rescued from near-bankruptcy...

VW to improve production with Amazon cloud to network its factories…

Volkswagen on Wednesday said it has teamed up with Amazon Web Services to link up and integrate the data from 122 VW Group plants,...

Renault aims to restart Nissan merger talks within 12 months: FT

France’s Renault SA intends to restart merger talks with Japan’s Nissan Motor Co Ltd within 12 months, after which it will set sight on...

Great Wall, Ford hitch up to burgeoning Chinese demand for pickup...

Grey Liu bought his third vehicle four months ago - a Foton pickup truck, lured by its $7,000 price tag and its ability to...

New Cayenne Turbo Coupé…Film

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g_x7Q90a7Us

Cayenne Coupé – an athletic sports car…

Entry into a new vehicle segment: with the world premiere of the Cayenne Coupé, Porsche is extending the third generation of its successful SUV...

From California to Oslo – foreign subsidies fuel Norway’s e-car boom,...

On the outskirts of Oslo, a row of Fiat 500es imported from California stand parked in the snow outside the Buddy Electric dealership, part...

China Geely Auto’s full-year profit jumps 18 percent, shares climb

China’s Geely Automobile Holdings posted an 18 percent jump in annual net profit, driven by higher sales of its sedans and sports utility vehicles...

9,700 bonus for Porsche employees…

Profit-sharing at Porsche: After a record 2018 financial year for revenue, profits, and deliveries, a special bonus of up to €9.700 before tax is...

Dongfeng-Nissan JV says mid-term China sales plan has not changed

Nissan Motor’s China joint venture with Dongfeng has not made any changes to its mid-term China sales plan, a company spokeswoman told Reuters on...

UK says would cut tariffs, no checks on Irish border in...

LONDON - Britain said on Wednesday it would eliminate import tariffs on a wide range of goods and avoid a so-called hard border between...

Shell and Eneco team up in bid to build Dutch offshore...

Royal Dutch Shell has teamed up with Dutch energy company Eneco and builder Van Oord in a bid to build two wind farms in...

VW brand to cut up to 7,000 jobs for 5.9 billion...

WOLFSBURG, Germany  - Volkswagen on Wednesday said it will shrink its workforce by up to 7,000 staff, raise productivity and eke out 5.9 billion...

BMW is biggest U.S. automotive exporter by value for fifth year

Germany’s automaker BMW AG said on Friday it was the biggest U.S. automotive exporter by value for the fifth consecutive year, with exports totaling...

Volkswagen’s emissions problems cost the carmaker 3.6 billion euros in 2018:...

Volkswagen’s effort to get its fleet of cars certified according to the new WLTP emissions standard have cost the carmaker up to 3.6 billion...

Hyundai Motor in talks with investors to develop headquarters project

Hyundai Motor Co is in talks with potential investors to develop its new headquarters planned for the South Korean capital of Seoul to share...

Ex-Nissan chair Ghosn leaves jail, says to fight Japan’s ‘meritless’ charges

Ousted Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn was released from jail on Wednesday after posting $9 million in bail, giving the executive fresh impetus to...

German juggernaut may face economic jam as tariffs and Brexit loom

BERLIN  - Germany faces the risk of steep U.S. tariffs on cars and a no-deal Brexit, a double whammy which could bring a golden...

Tesla debuts $35,000 Model 3, sees loss in first quarter…

SAN FRANCISCO - Tesla Inc said on Thursday it would not be profitable in the first quarter, as it offered for the first time...

Japan’s Subaru plans biggest-ever global recall over brake lights

Subaru Corp plans to recall around 2.3 million vehicles globally over a brake light problem, in what would be the automaker’s biggest-ever recall as...

Kia, Hyundai expand U.S. engine fire recalls by 534,000 vehicles

WASHINGTON - Kia Motors Corp and affiliate Hyundai Motor Co said on Thursday they are recalling around 534,000 additional U.S. vehicles at risk of...

Carmaker Aston Martin’s adjusted pre-tax profit falls

LONDON  - Luxury British carmaker Aston Martin posted an adjusted pre-tax profit of 68 million pounds in 2018, a 7 percent fall on 2017...

BMW, Daimler pool resources on automated driving technology

FRANKFURT  - Daimler and BMW deepened their alliance on Thursday to share development costs for highly automated driving technologies, even as each carmaker continues...

Carlos Ghosn’s new legal team has applied for bail -Tokyo district...

TOKYO - Carlos Ghosn’s new legal team has applied for bail for the ousted Nissan Motor Co Ltd chairman, the Tokyo District Court said...

Volvo’s Polestar joins electric car race with rival to Tesla 3

STOCKHOLM  - Volvo Cars’ luxury performance brand Polestar unveiled online its first fully electric sedan on Wednesday, with a price and driving range to...

Ford’s China JV to lay off ‘thousands’ of workers: New York...

BEIJING - Ford Motor Co’s joint venture in China has “quietly begun” dismissing thousands of its 20,000 workers due to weak auto sales in...

Fiat Chrysler to invest $4.5 billion in Michigan for new Jeep...

DETROIT - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said on Tuesday it will invest $4.5 billion in five plants to build new models of Jeeps to...

Hyundai Mobis to spend $2.3 billion on shareholder returns, name heir...

Hyundai Mobis Co Ltd, an auto parts affiliate of Hyundai Motor Co, on Tuesday announced a plan to offer shareholder returns worth 2.6 trillion...

Munich prosecutors fine BMW $9.65 million for faulty engine software

 Munich prosecutors fined BMW 8.5 million euros ($9.65 million) for administrative lapses after the German luxury carmaker installed the wrong engine management software into...

Ford probing possible problems with fuel economy, emissions tests

Ford Motor Co said on Thursday it has hired outside experts to investigate its vehicle fuel economy and testing procedures after employees raised concerns,...

Remain or leave? Carmakers confront hard Brexit choices

ST ATHAN, Wales/GAYDON, England - In three cavernous former Royal Air Force hangars at an old airbase in Wales, luxury carmaker Aston Martin is...

Volkswagen boss says U.S. tariffs could cost up to 2.5 billion...

The biggest threat to Volkswagen’s 2019 profit is potential tariffs from the United States, Chief Executive Herbert Diess told the Financial Times. “It’s becoming tense...

Ford to close oldest Brazil plant, exit South America truck biz

Ford Motor Co said on Tuesday it will close its oldest factory in Brazil and exit its heavy commercial truck business in South America,...

Honda to close UK car plant with the loss of 3,500...

LONDON - Japanese carmaker Honda is set to announce the closure of its only British car plant in 2022 with the loss of 3,500...

EU passenger car market sees slow start to 2019

Demand for passenger cars in the EU fell by 4.6 percent year-on-year in January, the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA) reported on Friday. "Nevertheless, with...

European car sales drop 4.6 percent in January: ACEA

STOCKHOLM - FCA Group, Ford and Volkswagen led a 4.6 percent decline in European car registrations in January, industry data showed, dampened by an...

Ford CFO to retire: CNBC

Ford Motor Co Chief Financial Officer Bob Shanks plans to retire and is expected to stay through the end of the year, CNBC reported...

Ford recalls 1.48 million F-150 pickups in North America over transmissions

WASHINGTON  - Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it was recalling about 1.48 million F-150 pickup trucks in North America due to a potential...

Exclusive: Volkswagen, Ford far apart on investment in Ford autonomous unit...

Partners Volkswagen AG and Ford Motor Co are at odds over how much the German automaker will invest in the No. 2 U.S. automaker’s...

Renault: Ghosn remains director of Renault, Bollore chairman of Renault-Nissan

PARIS - Carlos Ghosn remains a director of Renault SA even though he has resigned as chairman and chief executive and Thierry Bollore is...

Nissan books $84 million Ghosn-related charges, cuts outlook

Nissan Motor Co said it had booked around $84 million in charges related to under-reported compensation for ousted chairman Carlos Ghosn, and slashed its...

Tata Motors posts record $4 billion loss on Jaguar woes, shares...

Jaguar Land Rover’s owner Tata Motors Ltd stunned markets by posting the biggest-ever quarterly loss in Indian corporate history of about $4 billion (£3.1...

Ford investing $1 billion, adding 500 jobs in Chicago

WASHINGTON - Ford Motor Co said on Thursday it is investing more than $1 billion in its Chicago operations and adding 500 jobs as...

Fiat Chrysler, Bosch agree to pay $66 million in diesel legal...

WASHINGTON - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and Robert Bosch have agreed to pay lawyers representing owners of U.S. diesel vehicles $66 million (£51.1 million)...

GM’s incentive plan for Cruise chief points to IPO: SEC filing

General Motors Co on Wednesday outlined an incentive plan for the head of its self-driving car unit that points the way toward a possible...

Volvo Cars feels margin pressure from U.S.-China tariff war

Volvo Cars, owned by China’s Geely, reported higher full-year revenue on Thursday, but said its profit margins had slipped and were expected to remain...

Mazda sales continue to grow across Europe in third quarter

Mazda Motor Corporation today announced its global sales and financial results for the first nine months of fiscal 2018-19, selling a total of 1,170,000...

Daimler fourth quarter tempered by weaker Mercedes earnings as tariffs hit

Daimler said its fourth-quarter operating profit fell 22 percent as trade wars and ballooning costs for developing electric and self-driving cars hit profits at...

Tesla cuts Model 3 price for second time this year

Electric carmaker Tesla Inc is lowering the price of its Model 3 by $1,100, citing the end of a costly customer referral program, a...

Bet everything on electric: Inside Volkswagen’s radical strategy shift

WOLFSBURG, Germany - If Volkswagen realizes its ambition of becoming the global leader in electric cars, it will be thanks to a radical and...

Huge, pricey trucks haul jobs and profits for the Detroit Three

Texas - The 61-year old farm equipment dealer in Decatur, Texas, two weeks ago treated himself to a 2019 GMC Denali for around $69,000...

GM cutting 4,000 workers in latest round of restructuring

WASHINGTON, General Motors Co on Monday said it was starting to hand pink slips to about 4,000 salaried workers in the latest round of a...

Nissan to hold extraordinary shareholders meet on April 8 to approve...

Tokyo - Nissan Motor said on Tuesday it will hold an extraordinary shareholders meeting on April 8 to formally discharge its ex-chairman Carlos Ghosn following...

BP’s 2018 profit doubles to five-year high as output soars

London - BP joined its competitors in posting a strong 2018 performance, with a doubling of profits driven by strong growth in oil and gas...

U.S. judge lets most emissions claims against Daimler proceed

A federal judge allowed most claims against Daimler AG to move forward in a 2016 lawsuit by vehicle owners that claims the German automaker’s...

UK offered Nissan Brexit assurances, 80 million pounds for car investment

Britain promised Nissan up to 80 million pounds ($104 million) of support and offered Brexit-related assurances to help secure a major investment from the...

Nissan to cancel plans to make X-Trail SUV in UK

London-Nissan first said four months after Britain voted in June 2016 to leave the EU that it would manufacture a new model of the...

General Motors says in talks to invest $2.73 billion in Brazil...

General Motors Co said on Saturday it is negotiating “feasibility conditions” to invest 10 billion reais ($2.73 billion) in Brazil from 2020 to 2024,...

Toyota, Fiat report fall in U.S. auto sales in January

Toyota Motor Corp on Friday reported a 6.6 percent fall in U.S. vehicle sales for January, hurt by lower demand for its Camry and...

GM and Sao Paulo in talks to invest $2.5 billion for...

Automaker General Motors Co is in talks to invest 9 billion reais ($2.5 billion) in the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo over the next...

Tesla begins sales of cheaper Model 3 car in China

U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc said it will start taking orders in China on Friday for a lower-priced version of its Model 3...

THE NEW FIAT 500X S-DESIGN JOINS THE FAMILY

The Fiat 500X is the latest model to add the S-Design special edition to its line-up. Building on the City Cross, the Fiat 500X...

Shell’s 2018 profits soar to four-year high

LONDON - Royal Dutch Shell reported a 36 percent rise in 2018 profits on Thursday to $21.4 billion, the highest since 2014, beating forecasts as...

GM halts operations at 11 Michigan plants after utility’s urgent appeal

General Motors Co said late on Wednesday it will temporarily suspend operations at 11 Michigan plants and its Warren Tech Center after a utility...

Ghosn says Nissan executives used ‘plot and treason’ to halt Renault...

Carlos Ghosn said Nissan executives opposed to his plans for closer ties with automaking partner Renault SA resorted to “plot and treason” to disrupt...

Lyft VIP Rides Sundance 2019

Michael Hsu Rosen, Michael Urie ve Ken Barnett, Nico Santos, Mj Rodriguez, Danielle Macdonald, Charlie Plummer, Awkwafina, attends the Lyft VIP Rides Sundance event on January...

Renault-Nissan group sold most cars last year, but VW’s No.1 including...

Volkswagen Group has held on to its position as the world’s top-selling automaker for the fifth year in a row, although the German group...

Nissan CEO eyes first talks with new Renault chairman on Thursday...

Nissan Motor Co Ltd Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa is aiming to hold his first face-to-face discussion with new Renault SA Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard on...

Chinese EV carmaker NIO aims to raise $650 million with convertible...

Electric carmaker NIO Inc, among rivals to Tesla in China, launched a $650 million convertible bond on Wednesday, four months after it listed in...

The Faraday Institution – The ReLiB Project

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3SPKR90pzDA The world is moving towards a low-carbon economy. Doing its part, the Faraday Institution funds research into how we can adapt electrochemical energy storage...

Volvo’s self-driving car venture gets nod to test on Swedish roads

A Volvo Cars joint venture has won approval to begin hands-free testing of its software for self-driving cars on Swedish highways, partner Veoneer said...

Seeking thrifty ways to cut pollution, Rotterdam links up with hybrid...

ROTTERDAM- As Daan Hosli’s hybrid BMW glides into downtown Rotterdam, it passes a virtual boundary into the city’s “electric-only zone” and his mobile phone...

Macron says concerned about conditions of Ghosn’s detention in Japan…

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday he has expressed concern to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe over the prison conditions faced by former...

France warns against ‘exorbitant’ payoff for ex-Renault boss Ghosn

France’s finance minister said on Sunday a severance package for former Renault chief Carlos Ghosn, forced to resign in a financial scandal, should not...

Ford CEO tells employees: ‘Time to bury’ 2018, focus on doubling...

Ford Motor Co Chief Executive Jim Hackett told employees late on Thursday the No. 2 U.S. automaker would not accept last year’s “mediocre” results...

Renault confirms Senard as new chairman, Bollore as CEO

PARIS - French carmaker Renault on Thursday confirmed the appointment of Michelin’s Jean-Dominique Senard as its new chairman and Thierry Bollore as new chief...

Elon Musk Promises to Protect His Teslas With Top-Notch ‘Sentry Mode’

The “sentry mode” will stand guard by either keeping the dash cam on while a car is parked, or by rotating automatically if the...

Behind-the-Scenes VIDEO Showing Creation of Russian Presidential Limo Released

The Russian flagship limousine, developed as a part of the Kortezh project for President Vladimir Putin, was first displayed during Putin’s inauguration on May...

Ghosn resigned from Renault last night: French finance minister

Carlos Ghosn has resigned from French carmaker Renault, French finance minister Bruno Le Maire told Bloomberg Television in an interview at the World Economic...

Turkey’s bridge, highway tolls revenue $367M in 2018

By Tuba Sahin-ANKARA Turkey earned nearly 1.8 billion liras ($367 million) in tolls collected at its two bridges on the Istanbul Strait as well as...

Subaru halts bulk of global car output over part defect…

Tokyo-Subaru Corp said its sole car factory in Japan, accounting for roughly 60 percent of global production, could be out of action for almost...

What’s your favourite stage?

The six-time world rally champion answered a few questions as he talked to us about his special relationship with Monte. What’s your favourite stage? I’ve often...

Porsche Wet Mode – High driving stability even in the rain

The eighth generation of the Porsche 911 is not just more powerful than its predecessor, but is also more comfortable and safer. With Porsche...

Tesla’s Model 3 gets green light in Europe…

Tesla’s Model 3 has been given the green light to hit the road in Europe, clearing the final hurdle for the European introduction of...

European power firms aim to harness electric car batteries

London-Ever wanted to run your electric car for free? If you’re open to a bit of give and take, then stay plugged in and...

Toyota, Panasonic to set up EV battery JV in 2020: source

Tokyo-Toyota Motor Corp and Panasonic Corp are set to launch a joint venture next year to produce batteries for electric vehicles (EV) in an...

GM warns workers in Brazil on losses, tough turnaround plan…

General Motors Co has warned employees in Brazil that new investments there depend on a painful plan to return to profit in the country,...

Tesla cuts jobs as it looks to make Model 3 more...

Tesla Inc said on Friday it would cut thousands of jobs to rein in costs as it plans to increase production of lower-priced versions...

Demo run for the Porsche Cayman GT4 Rallye on snow and...

The Zuffenhausen sports car manufacturer is planning a return to rallying. For this, the motorsport department in Weissach is developing the Porsche 718 Cayman...

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Fiat Chrysler recalls 320,000 Dart cars that could roll away

WASHINGTON - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said Friday it is recalling more than 320,000 Dodge Dart compact cars in North America that could roll...

New Lexus Ux Leads On Savings For Business Motorists…

The all-new Lexus UX is making an immediate impact in the growing market for luxury compact SUVs by delivering savings for company car drivers...

Solberg Ponders Management Move…

HAVING WON A WRC TITLE ALONGSIDE HIM, PETTER SOLBERG NOW WANTS TO FOLLOW TOMMI MÄKINEN INTO TEAM MANAGEMENT. Solberg and Mäkinen shared the Subaru team...

Mercedes-Benz GLC and GLC Coupé available for ordering now…

The new model year sees the GLC and GLC Coupé boasting an even more striking design, the intuitive MBUX (Mercedes-Benz User Experience) infotainment system...

World Premiere of Restored 1950’s Autonomous Concept Vehicle…

Goodyear and Klairmont Kollections unveil restored Golden Sahara II on translucent Goodyear tires at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show In collaboration with Klairmont Kollections,...

Porsche presents new SUV model at “Auto Shanghai”…

Big entrance for the Cayenne Coupé: the new SUV model from Porsche celebrates its exhibition premiere this Tuesday at "Auto Shanghai", one of Asia's...

Winners announced at 2019 World Car Awards…

The all-electric Jaguar I-PACE has completed an historic treble at the 2019 World Car Awards. Not only has it won the coveted 2019 World...