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Saab's owner seeks partner to secure brand's future

Aug. 19, 2014 11:15 CET
Saab's owner, National Electric Vehicle Sweden, says it is in discussions with potential partners as it seeks to restart car production and develop future models.... Read More »

Magna CEO in a shopping mood in post-Stronach era

Aug. 19, 2014 12:54 CET
Magna International says it will consider purchases of as much as $4 billion as it distances itself from debt-averse founder Frank Stronach.... Read More »
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Citroen's clever C4 Cactus

Aug. 19, 2014 06:01 CET
Citroen has found clever ways to make its new C4 Cactus an unconventional and affordable alternative to hatchbacks that dominate Europe's compact...... Read More »

Dutch car sales likely to fall to 45-year low, industry group says

Aug. 19, 2014 13:36 CET
Dutch car sales will likely fall to their lowest level since 1969 this year as sluggish economic recovery and weak consumer confidence hit demand,...... Read More »

Fiat Chrysler names Bigland to lead Alfa Romeo brand in N. America

Aug. 19, 2014 06:01 CET
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, rolling out sales of the Alfa Romeo 4C sports car in the United States, has picked Reid Bigland to lead the Italian sports...... Read More »

Continental lures Google self-driving exec in Silicon Valley push

Aug. 18, 2014 19:22 CET
Continental is growing its Silicon Valley presence to help car companies roll out autonomous driving and other “intelligent” features and...... Read More »

China finds Mercedes guilty of price fixing, report says

Aug. 18, 2014 10:53 CET
Mercedes has been found guilty of manipulating prices for aftersales services in China, the official Xinhua news agency reported.... Read More »

Russia may ban car imports if West applies new sanctions, report says

Aug. 18, 2014 11:54 CET
Russia may ban car imports if the West applies additional sanctions on Moscow over its involvement in Ukraine, a daily newspaper reported.... Read More »

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Ford Store borrows from Apple in bid to move brand upscale in Europe

Aug. 18, 2014 06:01 CET
Ford is the latest automaker to borrow ideas from tech giant Apple.... Read More »

Volvo CEO on new XC90: 'There is no second chance'

Aug. 18, 2014 15:00 CET
The new XC90 is crucial to Volvo's bid to close the sales gap with German premium rivals BMW, Mercedes and Audi.... Read More »

Volvo gives a peek at redesigned XC90's headlights and grille

Aug. 18, 2014 06:01 CET
Volvo's latest tease of the redesigned XC90 crossover focuses on the headlights and grille, and evokes the Swedish brand's future and its past.... Read More »

China needs Europe-like open competition, Volvo Chairman says

Aug. 18, 2014 13:46 CET
Volvo Chairman Li Shufu says China should stop trying to hinder competition in the world's largest automaker.... Read More »

Ford begins testing first right-hand-drive Mustang

Aug. 18, 2014 21:45 CET
Ford has begun testing the first prototype of the right-hand-drive Mustang.... Read More »

ZF plans big expansion of Shanghai r&d center

Aug. 17, 2014 06:01 CET
ZF Friedrichshafen is investing 50 million euros (412 million yuan) in a fivefold expansion of its Shanghai headquarters and research hub.... Read More »

Chinese EV, plug-in hybrid output soars tenfold in July

Aug. 17, 2014 06:01 CET
Automakers, aided by government subsidies, produced 5,799 electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids in China in July, 10 times more than in the same...... Read More »

UAW says union membership near majority at VW Tennessee plant

Aug. 17, 2014 06:01 CET
The UAW union, which lost a controversial organizing vote in February at VW's Tenessee assembly plant, has nearly enough members in its newly formed...... Read More »

Mercedes, Audi success boosts Hungary economy

Aug. 16, 2014 06:01 CET
Increased vehicle output by Mercedes and Audi is giving Hungary's economy a boost. Gross Domestic Product rose by 3.... Read More »

Aston Martin's U.S. stores at risk due to new crash rule, dealer says

Aug. 15, 2014 10:45 CET
Aston Martin stores in the United States will become unprofitable and could be forced to close if the sports-car maker cannot get an exemption for...... Read More »

Audi, Mercedes gain on BMW in global sales race

Aug. 15, 2014 06:01 CET
Audi and Mercedes are closing in on global premium sales leader BMW as the race between the three tightened last month.... Read More »

ZF talks for TRW said to hinge on Bosch JV exit

Aug. 15, 2014 10:25 CET
ZF's ambitions to takeover TRW and become the world's No.... Read More »

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