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Hyundai Europe mulls i20 subcompact wagon

Oct. 26, 2014 06:01 CET

Hyundai says it is considering adding new body styles for the i20 subcompact that could include a station wagon to compete against cars such as the Skoda Fabia wagon and Peugeot 208 SW.
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Jaguar prices XE's volume version higher than rival BMW 3 series
Oct. 26, 2014 06:01 CET

The Jaguar XE's likely best-selling model, the XE 2.0-liter diesel sedan, will start at 29,775 pounds (37,713 euros) in the UK, topping the price of rival BMW's equivalen ...
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Russia may extend car-buying subsidy scheme into 2015
Oct. 25, 2014 06:01 CET

Russia may extend an incentive scheme for new-vehicle purchases beyond this year to help the car industry weather an economic downturn which has caused sales to plummet 1 ...
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Renault exec sees fuel-efficient Eolab concept selling for same price as a Clio
Oct. 25, 2014 06:01 CET

Renault could sell the Eolab ultra fuel-efficient concept for a similar price to a diesel-powered Clio if it decided to build the car, Thierry Bollore, the company's chie ...
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Porsche cashes in on turnaround with consultancy business
Oct. 25, 2014 06:01 CET

Porsche's experience of recovering from the brink of insolvency two decades ago to become a profit engine for Volkswagen has helped it with the development of a consultan ...
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Ford's Q3 pretax profit falls 54%; Europe loss widens
Oct. 24, 2014 13:06 CET | UPDATED: Oct. 24 16:50 CET - adds Europe details

Ford's third-quarter pretax operating profit fell 54 percent, hurt by lower sales volume and higher warranty costs. Ford was profitable in North America and Asia Pacific, ...
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UK car production set for record in 2014 despite September dip
Oct. 24, 2014 10:47 CET

UK car production is still on track to reach its highest level in six years despite lower output in September. New Jaguar, Mini and Honda models will help boost productio ...
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Opel on track to achieve turnaround, GM says
Oct. 24, 2014 12:14 CET

Opel/Vauxhall is on track to achieve a turnaround despite headwinds from Russia and a wider third-quarter loss, parent GM says. New models such as the Corsa will give the ...
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GM to auction equipment from Opel's Bochum factory
Oct. 24, 2014 06:01 CET

GM's Opel unit will auction tooling from its factory in Bochum, Germany. The plant's 50 presses will be sold along with 80 percent of the robots in the body shop. ...
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GM posts higher Q3 net income but Europe loss widens
Oct. 23, 2014 13:45 CET | UPDATED: Oct. 23 14:50 CET - adds Europe loss

General Motors' third-quarter net income rose to $1.38 billion, as stronger pricing in North America and record China sales helped to offset weak demand in Russia and a b ...
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Marchionne invests more of his own money in Fiat Chrysler
Oct. 23, 2014 10:41 CET | UPDATED: Oct. 24 13:00 CET - adds detail

Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, bought an additional 335,745 ordinary shares in the group, giving him a total of 6.8 million shares in the newly merg ...
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Daimler third-quarter profit rises as Mercedes sales expand
Oct. 23, 2014 08:45 CET | UPDATED: Oct. 23 13:10 CET - adds comments, details

Daimler reported a 21 percent increase in third-quarter profit. The Mercedes cars division's profit widened to 8.5 percent of revenue, the highest in more than two years, ...
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Nissan expands Takata airbag recall by 260,000 units worldwide
Oct. 23, 2014 13:08 CET

Nissan expanded a global recall of cars using Takata-made airbags, which have been linked to four deaths in Honda cars. The recalls included the March, which is sold as t ...
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Land Rover production will continue to boom in UK despite new China plant
Oct. 23, 2014 09:39 CET

Range Rover Evoque production in China will not reduce output at the UK factory where the SUV is also built. The Evoque is the first model produced in Jaguar Land Rover's ...
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Honda, after 5th Fit recall, appoints first quality czar; top execs take pay cut
Oct. 23, 2014 12:28 CET

Honda, announcing its fifth Fit recall in just 12 months, has taken the unprecedented step of appointing its first quality czar to clamp down on the carmaker's problems. ...
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Audi will recall 850,000 A4s globally over airbag problems
Oct. 23, 2014 15:42 CET

Audi will recall 850,000 A4s worldwide due to an airbag problem that could prevent front airbags from deploying. Audi said its faulty airbags are not made by Takata, whic ...
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Autoliv lowers sales outlook but says Takata woes are helping its business
Oct. 23, 2014 16:55 CET

Autoliv posted a surprise fall in third quarter earnings and lowered its outlook for 2014 sales growth while saying it has seen positive effects on its business in the wa ...
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Hyundai's third-quarter profit falls 29% on firmer currency, sluggish sales
Oct. 23, 2014 11:15 CET

Hyundai posted a 29 percent decline in third-quarter net profit, the steepest drop in at least six quarters. The automaker was hit by slowing sales growth and a stronger ...
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EU will allow car emissions into carbon trading market
Oct. 23, 2014 13:55 CET

The European Union will make it easier to bring road transport emissions into the carbon trading market, a move critics say could empower carmakers to push back against m ...
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PSA's third-quarter auto revenue drops despite pricing push
Oct. 22, 2014 08:43 CET | UPDATED: Oct. 22 13:20 CET - adds analyst comment

PSA/Peugeot-Citroen's group revenue rose 1.6 percent in the third quarter, but a push to raise pricing failed to deliver higher revenue at its manufacturing arm. The comp ...
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