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BMW workers try on an Iron Man suit

July 2, 2016 06:01 CET

BMW experiments with an exoskeletal device to fight U.S. worker fatigue. Eventually the devices could be worn by BMW workers from Germany to China for a variety of jobs.
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JLR chief Speth 'regrets' Brexit process
July 1, 2016 17:34 CET

Jaguar Land Rover CEO Ralf Speth says he “regrets” the political process that lead to the UK's exit from the EU, indicating that the British people weren't pr ...
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Aston Martin CEO sees short-term Brexit gain
July 1, 2016 09:06 CET

Aston Martin will see a short-term financial gain from the crash in the pound's value following the UK's decision to leave the EU, CEO Andy Palmer said. “A weak pou ...
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BMW to develop driverless car tech with Intel, Mobileye
July 1, 2016 15:43 CET

BMW is teaming up with Intel and Mobileye to develop new technology for the auto industry that could put self-driving cars on the road by around 2021. They said their new ...
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France June sales up 1% as VW, PSA declines hit market
July 1, 2016 12:36 CET

Sales of new cars in France rose less than 1 percent in June as an 11 percent decline by VW Group, which is still feeling the fallout from its diesel-emissions cheating s ...
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Mercedes execs to sample U.S. retail experience
July 1, 2016 06:01 CET

About 40 Mercedes-Benz USA managers will each spend a week this summer working at a Mercedes-Benz dealership. New Mercedes-Benz USA CEO Dietmar Exler mandated tours of du ...
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Tesla investigated over fatal crash of Model S in Autopilot mode
July 1, 2016 06:01 CET

U.S. auto safety regulators opened a probe into a fatal crash involving a 2015 Tesla Model S while the driver was using the vehicle's “Autopilot” automated dr ...
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Germany weighs pollution goal that would spur EV, hybrid sales
June 30, 2016 15:49 CET

Chancellor Angela Merkel's government is working on targets to cut pollution on Germany's roads that may effectively set a deadline for the car industry to shift a large ...
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Citroen hopes new C3 will help attract young buyers
June 30, 2016 16:00 CET

Citroen hopes that the "punchy" styling of its new C3 will help it attract younger buyers as the automaker returns to its roots with a design that distinguishes it from r ...
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Diesels will have just 9% of Europe market by 2030, study says
June 30, 2016 12:00 CET

Diesel engines will account for 9 percent of new-car sales in Europe by 2030 – down from about half today -- because automakers will rely more on electrified powert ...
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UK car output rises 26% in May, but industry group sees Brexit threat
June 30, 2016 12:18 CET | UPDATED: June 30 13:30 CET - adds comment

UK car production rose by 26 percent in May thanks to particularly strong demand for exports, but momentum could be halted by a loss of tariff-free access to Europe after ...
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GM exec sees little Brexit effect for automaker in U.S.
June 30, 2016 11:54 CET | UPDATED: June 30 13:10 CET -- correction

GM's chief economist, Mustafa Mohatarem, says it is too soon to measure the effect of the UK vote to leave the EU on the automaker, but the outcome will likely have littl ...
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UK minister says tariff-free EU access for automakers is a top priority
June 30, 2016 12:54 CET

The UK's business minister, Sajid Javid, who is seeking to become the country's next finance minister, said he is focused on securing uninhibited access to European marke ...
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VW believes it can fix 85,000 polluting 3.0-liter U.S. vehicles
June 30, 2016 18:11 CET

A lawyer for VW Group said the automaker believes it can fix 85,000 polluting 3.0-liter VW, Audi and Porsche diesel cars and SUVs, a move that could help the company avoi ...
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Leoni to cut 1,100 jobs at car-wiring division
June 30, 2016 15:04 CET

Leoni will cut about 1,100 jobs this year at its division that makes cable harnesses and wiring systems for the auto industry and expects the retrenchments to boost annua ...
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Brexit may cost carmakers 2.8 million global sales, IHS says
June 29, 2016 09:52 CET

The UK's vote to leave the EU may cost automakers about 2.8 million light-vehicle sales worldwide through 2018, researcher IHS Automotive said. The UK is expected to be h ...
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Porsche CEO expects boost from new Panamera
June 29, 2016 10:08 CET

Porsche expects the new Panamera to give a boost to the weakest performing model line in its portfolio. CEO Oliver Blume told Automotive News Europe he hopes to se ...
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Renault may raise UK car prices to weather Brexit storm
June 29, 2016 15:20 CET

Renault may increase prices in the UK to counter the pound's slump following Britain's vote to leave the EU, Reuters reported. The UK accounted for 8 percent of Renault's ...
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Jaguar Land Rover says 'short-term' Brexit impact will not affect Slovak plant
June 29, 2016 11:49 CET

Jaguar Land Rover, the UK's biggest automaker, said the short-term effects of Britain's decision to leave the EU will not affect plans to build a new plant in Slovakia, w ...
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UK car sales not hit by Brexit vote yet, auto group says
June 29, 2016 15:56 CET

UK car dealerships saw the same number of customers over the weekend as before Britons voted to exit the EU last week, Britain's car industry association said, adding tha ...
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Why Europe's car buyer categories need a shake-up

Douglas A. Bolduc
4:49 am U.S. ET | July 1 2016

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Johnson Controls says current car buyer categories aren't telling the full story. ...
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Nissan struggles to make sense of Sunderland shocker

Nick Gibbs
5:42 am U.S. ET | June 28 2016

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Nissan's team in the UK is “shell-shocked” by the decision of the country's voters to leave the EU, a person close to the company told me. ...
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Goodbye to the Europe I knew

Bradford Wernle
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 27 2016

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I am deeply shocked and disappointed by the decision of British voters to leave the European Union. ...
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Recapping Toyota's traumatic loss at Le Mans

Luca Ciferri
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 23 2016

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Toyota was reminded of how cruel motorsports can be when it lost the 24 Hours of Le Mans to Porsche ...
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VW's long day as shareholders quiz management

Christiaan Hetzner
6:40 am U.S. ET | June 22 2016

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As Volkswagen's 56th annual shareholder meeting began there were still long lines of people waiting ...
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Probe overshadows VW's annual meeting

Christiaan Hetzner
7:01 am U.S. ET | June 21 2016

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When VW shareholders gather for their annual meeting it is sure to be a turbulent event, not least b ...
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How Ford's European arm became a money maker again

Luca Ciferri
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 10 2016

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Ford of Europe's 6. ...
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Peugeot offers a two-wheel solution for congested cities

Bruce Gain
9:46 am U.S. ET | June 1 2016

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Peugeot's new 3008 SUV will offer owners a solution to the problem of getting around congested inner cities: an electric bicycle or an electric scooter that can fold up and... ...
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Why Mercedes is overtaking German rivals in China


12:01 am U.S. ET | May 27 2016

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Mercedes which used to be far behind Audi and BMW in China's luxury market, is rapidly closing the g ...
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McLaren goes to new heights with the 570GT

Douglas A. Bolduc
2:45 am U.S. ET | May 26 2016 UPDATED: May 26 15:45 CET -- adds photos

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McLaren went to new heights for the media launch of its latest model. ...
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VW Group sales rise nearly 2% in May, helped by Audi, Skoda gains
Volkswagen Group's global sales rose 1.6 percent in May, helped by rising demand for Audi and Skoda ...
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VW brand sales stable as Europe, China demand offsets drops in U.S., Brazil
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Russia car sales fall 15% in May
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Western Europe car sales rise 14% in May
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Mercedes SUVs help boost U.S. sales lead over Lexus, BMW
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VW sales in U.S. fall 17% for worst May since 2010
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French car sales jump 22% in May on extra selling days
French registrations rose 22 percent in May, benefiting from three extra selling days. ...
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VW Group sales flat as Audi, Skoda growth eclipsed by core brand's decline
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European car sales rise 9% in April; VW brand back to growth
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Russia car sales fall to 10-year low
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Former Audi, Mercedes exec named new Cadillac Europe boss
GM has appointed former Audi and Mercedes executive Felix Weller as head of Cadillac Europe as it tr ...
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VW veteran Powels faces tough task in South America
VW brand named David Powels as head of its South American operations. Powels faces a tough challenge ...
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Faraday names Ferrari exec Mattiacci global brand chief
Electric vehicle startup Faraday Future appointed longtime Ferrari executive Marco Mattiacci to the post of global chief brand and commercial officer. ...
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GM names Boler-Davis head of global manufacturing
General Motors named Alicia Boler-Davis as its head of global manufacturing and labor relations, the ...
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Ford picks VanDyke to be new Europe marketing chief
Ford has picked Matt VanDyke as its new marketing chief in Europe. VanDyke currently leads Lincoln's ...
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Nissan Europe names new product planning chief
Nissan Europe has named Ponz Pandikuthira, its current light commercial vehicle director, as the aut ...
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Porsche names IT expert Koslowski as head of a new digital unit
Porsche named automotive IT expert Thilo Koslowski as head of a newly created digital unit tasked wi ...
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Porsche names IT expert Koslowski as head of a new digital unit
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Alfa and Maserati get new chief
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Cadillac Europe's chief to lead the brand in China
Andreas Schaaf, Cadillac's European chief, has been appointed the brand's vice president for China, ...
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Suzuki Baleno is company's first model in Europe with fuel-saving mild hybrid
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MG aims first SUV at budget buyers
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Maserati expects first SUV to become its best-seller
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McLaren aims cozy 570GT at new audience
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VW Tiguan offers more room, less weight
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Audi SQ7's electric compressor banishes turbo lag
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F-Pace set to become Jaguar's top-seller
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Porsche turbocharges new Boxster
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Toyota counts on big boost from greener, zippier Prius
Toyota expects to solidify its position as the region's leader in hybrid sales with the new Prius, w ...
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High-tech E class pushes Mercedes ahead of rivals
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Suppliers to the new Alfa Romeo Giulia
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Suppliers to the new Audi A4
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Suppliers to the new Skoda Superb
Assembly of the third-generation Skoda Superb began in April 2015 at Skoda's factory in Kvasiny, Cze ...
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Suppliers to the new Ford S-Max
Assembly of the second-generation Ford S-Max began in May 2015 at Ford's factory in Valencia, Spain. ...
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