Fiat dynasty heir makes industry comeback customizing cars

6:08 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015
Lapo Elkann, a flamboyant member of Italy's Agnelli family, the dynasty that founded Fiat, is making a comeback in the auto industry after a 10-year break with a startup that offers customized cars.

VW will recall 2.46 million cars with illegal software in Germany, report says

5:03 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015
Volkswagen Group will recall 2.46 million diesel vehicles in Germany fitted with illegal emissions-cheating software, including VW, Audi, Skoda and Seat models, a newspaper report said.

Volkswagen's diesel scandal may burn German soccer teams

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015
VW's emissions-cheating scandal could bring cuts to its support of several soccer teams, a German weekly reported.


VW knew fuel use in some cars was too high a year ago, report says

1:28 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 29, 2015
VW Group 's top executives knew a year ago that some of the company's cars were markedly less fuel efficient than had been officially stated, a...


Audi CEO Stadler told to 'push on' with emissions probe

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 27, 2015
Audi's top labor representative said that CEO Rupert Stadler needs to "push on" with an investigation into the causes of emissions issues at VW...

Volkswagen's labor boss says CO2 scandal has hit car orders

9:21 am U.S. ET | Nov. 27, 2015
VW Group is dealing with a slowdown in new-car orders in the wake of admitting this month that it understated CO2 emissions in about 800,000...

France opposes changes to Renault-Nissan structure

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 27, 2015
France's decision to secure double voting rights in Renault should not result in any changes to the structure of the automaker's partnership with...


VW finds $2 billion in savings as cost-cut push takes shape

10:08 am U.S. ET | Nov. 27, 2015
VW Group has identified about 1.


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.


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...

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.

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.

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