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Global auto leaders urge Trump administration to end trade turmoil

DETROIT- Auto executives gathered in Detroit on Monday called on the Trump administration and Congress to resolve trade disputes, and end the government shutdown,...

2019 WRC LAUNCH…

SATURDAY'S LAUNCH OF THE 2019 WRC PROVIDED A SHOW-STOPPING TASTE OF THIS YEAR'S ACTION, WHEN THE CHAMPIONSHIP'S STAR DRIVERS AND THEIR CARS WERE REVEALED...

Volkswagen, Ford to announce automotive alliance

DETROIT - Volkswagen A Gand Ford Motor Co are expected to unveil an alliance on Tuesday that combines forces on commercial vehicles and is...

Volkswagen to invest $800 million, build new electric vehicle in U.S.

DETROIT - Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) said on Monday it is investing $800 million to build a new electric vehicle at its plant in Chattanooga,...

Nissan top executive Munoz resigns amid broadened Ghosn probe

One of Nissan Motor Co’s top executives has resigned, further rattling the Japanese automaker’s management team as it broadens an investigation into ousted Chairman...

Volkswagen delivered 10.8 million cars in 2018, eyes world No.1 spot

Volkswagen Group (VOWG_p.DE) said on Friday its passenger car deliveries rose 0.9 percent last year to a record 10.83 million, putting it neck-and-neck with...

BMW says group sales up 1.1 percent in 2018

BERLIN - BMW’s (BMWG.DE) group sales went up 1.1 percent worldwide in 2018 to 2,490,664 vehicles, the company said on Friday, adding that it...

Fiat Chrysler agrees to U.S. diesel-emissions settlement worth nearly $800 million

WASHINGTON - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV has agreed to pay close to $800 million (£627.4 million) to settle claims from the U.S. Justice Department...

Jaguar Land Rover to cut up to 5,000 jobs

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) will today announce it is cutting up to 5,000 jobs from its 40,000 strong UK workforce. Management, marketing and administrative roles...

At China port, tariff drop a salve for hard-hit traders of...

 In the Chinese port city of Tianjin, grey market traders of American-made cars, badly stung by a scything trade war and punitive tit-for-tat tariffs,...

300 billion dolar in electric vehicles, with more than 45 percent...

Global automakers are planning an unprecedented level of spending to develop and procure batteries and electric vehicles over the next five to 10 years,...

UK productivity growth falls to two-year low for third quarter 2018

British productivity growth slowed to a two-year low during the three months to September last year, as economic output grew more slowly than the...

All set for open-top season – the new 911 Cabriolet

Six weeks after the Coupe’s launch, attention turns to the 911 Cabriolet. The open-top 911 continues in a decades-long tradition, established when Porsche unveiled...

Nissan’s Ghosn claims innocence in first appearance since November arrest…

Ousted Nissan Motor Co Chairman Carlos Ghosn declared his innocence in his first public appearance since his arrest in November, telling a Tokyo court...

Ford plans new wireless tech for cars starting 2022

Ford Motor Co  said on Monday it plans to roll out a wireless technology for its new vehicle models in the United States, starting...

UK new car sales slump ahead of Brexit “existential threat”

LONDON - British new car sales in 2018 fell at their fastest rate since the global financial crisis a decade ago, hit by the...

Tesla CEO Musk breaks ground at Shanghai Gigafactory to launch China...

SHANGHAI/BEIJING - Tesla Inc broke ground on Monday for its Shanghai Gigafactory where it plans to begin making its Model 3 electric vehicles (EV)...

UK stages mass truck trip to Dover to ‘war game’ no-deal...

MANSTON, ENGLAND - Britain began rehearsals on Monday for the upheaval of a no-deal Brexit by lining up 87 trucks at a little-used airport...

German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg sues Volkswagen for damages – FAZ

FRANKFURT - The German Federal State of Baden-Wuerttemberg is seeking damages from Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) after local authorities purchased VW diesel vehicles which now face...

Japanese prosecutors want Ghosn to sign confession, says son: paper

PARIS - Japanese prosecutors want Carlos Ghosn, the detained auto executive who oversaw an alliance that sold 10 million vehicles a year, to confess...

Mercedes aims to be among top two players to scale autonomous...

FRANKFURT  - Mercedes-Benz’s is not aiming to be the first manufacturer to develop a self-driving car but it wants to be among the first...

UK plans rehearsals for no-deal Brexit amid fears of road, port...

LONDON - Britain will begin rehearsals for the possible chaos of a no-deal Brexit on Monday by testing how the road network copes with...

“Every day, I visualise myself finishing the Dakar,

LONG LIVE PERU The 41st edition of the Dakar kicked off proceedings as riders, drivers and crews submitted themselves to the ritual of administrative and...

New Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport featuring natural-fibre body parts

 Three years after the premiere of the first Cayman GT4 Clubsport, Porsche now unveils its successor: The new 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport represents a...

Automakers close out 2018 with drop in U.S. new vehicle sales…

DETROIT  - Major automakers on Thursday posted a weak finish to 2018 for U.S. new vehicle sales as the industry braced for what is...

Almost a third of Norway’s car sales in 2018 electric in...

OSLO, Jan 3 - Almost a third of new cars sold in Norway last year were pure electric, a new world record as the...

Tesla shares dive after Model 3 delivery falls short of estimates,...

Tesla Inc  shares sank 8 percent on Wednesday after the electric car maker delivered fewer-than-expected Model 3 sedans in the fourth quarter and cut...

Porsche Motorsport enters into a multi-year partnership with PUMA

Stuttgart/Herzogenaurach. As of January 1st, 2019, Puma, the globally active sports lifestyle brand, has become the exclusive technical partner of the whole Porsche Motorsport team...

Hyundai flags tough 2019 as U.S., China demand stays slow

South Korea’s Hyundai Motor Group flagged another year of tepid car sales growth on the back of a slow 2018, saying trade protectionism adds...

Test: Mercedes-Benz Unimog U4023

The Unimog U 4023 – the standard for perfection in off-road terrain It is only the most demanding of routes in extreme off-road terrain that...

Tesla names close Musk friend Larry Ellison to board

Tesla Inc on Friday named Oracle Corp co-founder Larry Ellison, a shareholder and self-described close friend of Chief Executive Elon Musk, to its board...

Interesting Accidents at Nürburgring 2018…

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Japan court extends Ghosn detention by 10 days…

TOKYO  - A Japanese court on Sunday extended for 10 days the detention of ousted Nissan Motor Co chairman Carlos Ghosn, who is facing...

Hyundai sees Russia auto market growth slowing in 2019

MOSCOW - South Korea-based carmaker Hyundai Motor Co. expects growth in the Russian auto market to slow sharply next year, the head of its...

JAGUAR LAND ROVER OPENS THE DOOR FOR EASIER ACCESS WITH AUTOMATIC...

Jaguar Land Rover has developed the ultimate car door that opens automatically as the driver approaches or can be operated by gesture control. The mobility...

South Korea to file complaint against BMW for ‘delayed’ response to...

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea’s transport ministry said it would file a complaint against German luxury carmaker BMW (BMWG.DE) with prosecutors for allegedly delaying...

Elon Musk says Tesla to pay customers for missed tax credits…

Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) chief executive Elon Musk said the electric car company will reimburse customers if delays to car deliveries cause them to miss...

A BRAND-NEW LIVERY FOR BOTH C3 WRCs

Spearheaded by Sébastien Ogier – Julien Ingrassia and Esapekka Lappi – Janne Ferm, Citroën Total WRT’s C3 WRCs will be adorned with new colours...

Win a One-Of-A-Kind Lamborghini® Blessed and Signed by Pope Francis

Has your dream been to own a Lamborghini? Well this is your chance! A very special Lamborghini Huracán is within your reach, one customized...

The new Porsche 718 T – reduced to maximum driving pleasure…

 With the 718 T, Porsche has transferred the puristic design of the 1968 911 T to its range of two-seater sports cars. The new...

Uber’s Self-Driving Cars Are Set to Return in a Downsized Test…

SAN FRANCISCO — Eight months after one of Uber’s self-driving cars struck and killed a pedestrian, the ride-hailing company is close to putting...

Volvo Trucks saves fuel with new improvements

Volvo Trucks’ upgraded D11 and D13 diesel engines for Volvo FH, FM and FMX meet the new Euro 6 Step D regulation and contain...

Video: 2019 Pirelli…

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Berlin: German automakers’ meeting with Trump separate to U.S.-EU trade talks

BERLIN - Discussions between German car executives and President Donald Trump in Washington on Tuesday should be seen as separate from the trade talks...

Volkswagen may use Ford’s U.S. plants to build cars…

WASHINGTON (Özgür Sunay) - Volkswagen AG’s (VOWG_p.DE) chief executive said on Tuesday after a meeting at the White House that the German automaker was...

Daimler raises prospect of boosting stake in Chinese partner…

Germany’s Daimler AG (DAIGn.DE) has raised the prospect of increasing its stake in a joint venture with Chinese partner BAIC Motor Corp (1958.HK), Bloomberg...

GM moves to challenge Ford in U.S. commercial fleet sales…

GM is counting on new medium-duty Silverados - outfitted as tow trucks, utility bucket trucks and delivery trucks - to lift demand for its...

The New Tipo Mirror and Street enrich the Fiat Tipo Range…

Fiat Tipo Mirror and Fiat Tipo Street are the two new versions which expand the Tipo family offering connectivity, affordability and cool looks to...

Mercedes-Benz begins fourth quarter with new sales record…

Mercedes-Benz started the fourth quarter with a new record in unit sales. Worldwide, the brand with the three-pointed star delivered 190,021 vehicles, surpassing the...

The first-ever BMW X7

The BMW X7 is the first car to fuse the presence, exclusivity and spaciousness of a luxury model with the agile and versatile driving properties expected...

The new Mercedes-Benz G-Class

The new Mercedes-Benz G-Class presents itself in top form. Whether on or off the road and whatever the operating conditions, the off-road vehicle impresses...

The new BMW M3 CS is the prize for the MotoGPTM...

Jerez de la Frontera. 2018 is the 20th season with BMW M as the “Official Car of MotoGP” – and in keeping, BMW M GmbH presents...

Groupe PSA optimizes its manufacturing base in Europe

 Improving performance of powertrain plants to fulfil orders for future Opel/Vauxhall models based on PSA platforms •    Preparing manufacturing facilities for the ICE energy mix transition as...

Abarth 124 rally Selenia International Challenge: Remarkable performance of young driver...

Enthusiasm is running high after the promising performance of the Milano Racing team with the Abarth 124 rally featuring the young driver Nicolas Ciamin...

Jeep® and Mopar Brands Unveil Seven Concept Vehicles for 52nd Annual...

The Jeep® and Mopar brands have once again joined forces to create seven new, custom-built concept vehicles for the annual Easter Jeep Safari in...

The new Mercedes-AMG C 43 4MATIC Coupé and Cabriolet

Affalterbach. Soon after Saloon and Estate, the C 43 4MATIC Coupé and Cabriolet (combined fuel consumption: 9.8-9.2 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 223-212 g/km) are...

BMW Group stepping up the pace

The BMW Group is stepping up the pace in its drive to shape tomorrow's mobility. Two years after the launch of Strategy NUMBER ONE > NEXT, the BMW...

New BMW M8 GTE races to first podium finish at Sebring

At the classic 12 Hours of Sebring (USA), the new BMW M8 GTE celebrated its maiden podium finish. After 328 laps, Alexander Sims (GBR)...

MINI exhibits visionary living concept at the Salone del Mobile 2018

At this year’s Salone del Mobile in Milan, MINI has teamed up with London architectural firm Studiomama to present an installation entitled MINI LIVING...

Daimler Trucks brings the latest Mercedes-Benz trucks to growth markets in...

Reliability, efficiency and robustness – these are the criteria that truck customers all over the world look for. And that is as true in...

Nine Mercedes-Benz Unimog U 423 for use on road and rail

The Hungarian state railway (MÀV) has decided to purchase nine Mercedes-Benz Unimog U 423 road-railers to maintain its rail network. Powered by the environmentally friendly...

Five years of the BusStore pre-owned bus and coach brand: more...

BusStore is celebrating its anniversary: Five years after being founded, the quality brand of EvoBus for pre-owned buses and coaches has earned a leading...

Mercedes-Benz Vans plans renewed growth in unit sales following record year...

Mercedes-Benz Vans once again achieved records for unit sales, revenue and EBIT in 2017. Daimler’s van division handed over a total of approximately 401,000...

Laurent Mekies, FIA Safety Director and Deputy to the F1 Race...

After more than three years at the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile, Laurent Mekies, FIA Safety Director and Deputy to the F1 Race Director, is...

Frenchman wraps up Rally Guanajuato Mexico as Loeb finishes fifth on...

Sébastien Ogier won Rally Guanajuato Mexico for the fourth time on Sunday afternoon to recapture the lead of the 2018 FIA World Rally Championship as...

Nine-time WRC champion second after Friday at Rally Guanajuato Mexico

Sébastien Loeb, driving his first WRC rally for more than three years and his first dirt road round since May 2013, turned back the...

The Jaguar I-PACE

With a state-of-the-art 90kWh Lithium-ion battery using 432 pouch cells, the I-PACE delivers a range of 480km (WLTP cycle). Owners will be able to...

The Range Rover SV Coupé

Nearly 50 years ago, Land Rover created the luxury SUV sector with the introduction of the Range Rover. Now it’s defining a new genre...

Continental Paves the Way for Technological Change

The technology company Continental enjoyed strong growth and profitability in fiscal 2017. The company increased its sales by 8.5 percent to €44 billion, with...

Ram Introduces All-new 2019 Ram 1500 Tradesman Model

Indianapolis - Ram today revealed the all-new 2019 Ram 1500 Tradesman model at National Truck Equipment Association's (NTEA) “The Work Truck Show” in Indianapolis, Indiana. Aimed...

The new MINI Folding Bike

Spring is just around the corner and with it the start of the cycling season; the first warm rays of sun beckon you to...

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Istanbul to begin on March 27

The 11th season of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Istanbul, Turkey’s most prominent international fashion event, will take place between March 27-30 at Zorlu Performance Arts...

MS&AD Andretti Formula E fully charged for Uruguayan challenge

The ABB FIA Formula E Championship continues this Saturday, 17thof March, with the Punta del Este E-Prix (URU). So far this season, MS&AD Andretti...

Best-ever February for BMW Group sales

Munich. Once again, sales at the BMW Group have achieved new heights with total sales in February up 5.8% (178,910). So far this year, a total of...

The BMW Concept M8 Gran Coupe

The BMW Concept M8 Gran Coupe illustrates the meaning behind the letter “M” at BMW in impressive style: it stands for “more”, more of...

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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...

BMW, Daimler pool resources on automated driving technology
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,...

Ds Techeetah Take The Lead in The Teams’ Championship…

With André Lotterer securing both pole position and second place in today’s Rome E-Prix, DS TECHEETAH has taken the lead in the team championship,...

The 7-seater is SEAT’s biggest SUV…

Overview SEAT’s biggest product offensive has reached its climax with the introduction of the brand’s new flagship model, the Tarraco. The large SUV will bring higher...

Mercedes-Benz Cars on the eve of the 2019 New York International...

Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 4MATIC+ Coupé: combined fuel consumption: 12.4-12.1 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 283-275 g/km)i New York. Mercedes-Benz Cars presented no less than four...