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Porsche to develop EV supercar platform

Jan. 11, 2018 06:01 CET

Porsche will develop a platform for electric sports cars and supercars that may also be used by Audi and Lamborghini. The architecture will be parent VW Group's third purpose-built platform for full-electric cars.... Read More »

Lamborghini makes room for Urus production

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 25, 2017

Just a few steps from where Lamborghini hand-assembles six Aventadors and 12 Huracan supercars a day, the automaker has built a gleaming production center for the Urus.... Read More »

Raging bulls, lip action and Harrison Ford: Lamborghini's 2019 Urus and what people are saying

9:51 am U.S. ET | Dec. 19, 2017

Lamborghini took the covers off the production version of its ultraluxury SUV this month. The Urus has 650 hp under the hood and a starting price of $237,000. Lamborghini plans to build about 1,000 units of the SUV next year, then increase volume to 3,500 annually in 2019, with the option to expand to 4,000 units if demand is higher, which, in turn, would set yearly production records for the exotic automaker. Here's what people are saying about the Urus.
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Lamborghini bets on power with Urus SUV

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 11, 2017

Lamborghini's 650-hp, $237,000 Urus is poised to enter at the top of the ultraluxury SUV segment, which already includes the Bentley Bentayga and Mercedes-Benz G 65 AMG, with Aston Martin, Ferrari and Rolls-Royce poised to enter the fast-growing sector .... Read More »

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE MONTHLY MAGAZINE

Lamborghini bets on power with Urus SUV

Dec. 4, 2017 06:01 CET

Lamborghini says its new Urus SUV will stand out from rivals because of its high performance. The 650-hp Urus outpowers the 608-hp Bentley Bentayga and the 629-hp Mercedes-Benz G 65 AMG.... Read More »

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE MONTHLY MAGAZINE

Check out the ANE monthly magazine for December

Dec. 4, 2017 19:00 CET

The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly magazine is ready to view. The new edition looks why what makes Lamborghini so bullish about its first SUV, a product that marks a big shift for a company best known for building two-seat supercars.... Read More »

Q&A: STEFANO DOMENICALI

SUV is expected to double Lamborghini sales

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 4, 2017

In this Q&A, Lamborghini's CEO discusses the brand's plans for its first SUV, possibly its first 2+2 sports car since 1968, and electrified powertrains.... Read More »

Lamborghini on the fast track to heaven?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 20, 2017

When you're the pope, you tend to get lavish gifts from visitors. Lamborghini just took it up a notch.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: A speedy surprise at Tesla truck reveal

8:30 am U.S. ET | Nov. 17, 2017

At semi-truck reveal, Tesla hauls out a surprise roadster; Nissan blames inspection scandal on lack of trained staff; Enlisting Ford expertise in cancer fight; A papal Lamborghini.... Read More »

Pope gets $200,000 Lamborghini to auction for charity

Nov. 15, 2017 17:42 CET

Pope Francis was given a $200,000 Lamborghini Huracan, which will be auctioned to raise money for charity. The Vatican said the money would go to projects to help Christians rebuild their homes in Iraq.... Read More »

EXOTIC SUPERPOWERS

Lamborghini, MIT envision the self-healing electric supercar

6:04 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 7, 2017

The next generation of Lamborghinis -- previewed with the Terzo Millennio concept -- could act as their own superpowered batteries and be able to repair themselves.... Read More »

Lamborghini retools for new type of customer

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 14, 2017

As Lamborghini doubles capacity at its factory in Italy to build the new Urus crossover, it also is preparing dealers for sweeping operational and infrastructure changes.... Read More »

Exotics grow greener and taller

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 25, 2017

Once confined to the mundane world of Priuses and Volts, electrification is bringing sexy back, seeping into the highest echelons of the automotive stratosphere.... Read More »

Lamborghini's crossover moment arrives

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 25, 2017

Lamborghini will keep churning out variants to sustain interest in its two main nameplates, while the addition of a utility vehicle will introduce a new look to the brand's profile.... Read More »

EV holdouts: Ferrari and Lamborghini

2:54 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 12, 2017

Ferrari and Lamborghini are working on hybrid sports cars but have no plans to develop wholly electric models, even as the industry races to design and engineer emissions-free light vehicles.... Read More »

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE MONTHLY MAGAZINE

Check out the ANE monthly magazine for July

July 3, 2017 06:01 CET

The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly magazine is ready to view. The new edition looks at the significant shifts taking place at Porsche to help it keep pace with the industry’s game-changing megatrends.... Read More »

ANE's July issue goes live Monday

June 30, 2017 06:01 CET

The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly magazine goes live on Monday, July 3. The new edition looks at the significant shifts taking place at Porsche to help it keep pace with the industry’s game-changing megatrends.... Read More »

2017 AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE CONGRESS

Lamborghini boss uses F1 experience to push brand further

June 22, 2017 06:01 CET

Lamborghini CEO Stefano Domenicali is trying to instill a sense of urgency in the supercar maker that he says helped keep him sharp when he was head of Ferrari's Formula One team.... Read More »

Lamborghini CEO to speak at Europe congress

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 5, 2017

Lamborghini CEO Stefano Domenicali, who is on track to double the Italian sports car maker's annual production, will speak at the Automotive News Europe Congress on June 21 in Barcelona.
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Lamborghini's first SUV will pump out 650 hp

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 15, 2017

The new V-8 twin turbo engine in Lamborghini's Urus SUV will churn out 650 hp.... Read More »

Audi's equal-pay spot helps brand top automakers in February Twitter engagement

3:30 pm U.S. ET | March 13, 2017

Audi topped auto brands in Twitter engagement in February with help from its Super Bowl spot that addressed pay equality.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: CIA leaks add fuel to hacking concerns

2:45 pm U.S. ET | March 9, 2017

CIA leaks add fuel to hacking concerns; Magna concept blends fuel cell, EV; Honda teases new Clarity models; Lamborghini EV?; Cadillac CTS gets talking-car tech; A $2.4M roadster.... Read More »

Lamborghini is open to considering electric supercar

March 9, 2017 09:46 CET

Lamborghini is open to a full-electric addition to its lineup, CEO Stefano Domenicali said, evidence that parent VW Group's interest in producing zero-emission vehicles could extend to the very top end of its brands.... Read More »

2017 GENEVA AUTO SHOW

Huracan Performante is the most powerful V-10 Lamborghini ever

March 7, 2017 10:20 CET

Lamborghini unveiled the latest in its line of Huracan variants, the Lamborghini Huracan Performante. The new, lighter Huracan model is the most powerful V-10 car in Lamborghini's lineup.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: What suppliers want from Trump

3:15 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 15, 2017

What suppliers want from Trump; Plug-in to outpace original Prius?; Barra: PSA purchase of Opel, Vauxhall mutually beneficial; Hyundai teases '18 Accent; Lambo recalls $4M car.... Read More »

 
Will Mercedes' G class get juiced?

Amy Wilson
9:35 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 14 2018

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Mercedes could make an electric variant of its iconic G-class SUV, Dieter Zetsche seemed to imply in ...
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PSA develops possible Renault Twizy rival

Peter Sigal
4:55 am U.S. ET | Jan. 12 2018

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PSA's latest effort in the field of mobility services is a plug-in hybrid three-wheeled scooter that ...
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PSA should sell UK Vauxhall plant to Jaguar Land Rover

Nick Gibbs
3:39 am U.S. ET | Jan. 11 2018

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A second round of job cuts shows PSA is struggling with the viability of its newly acquired Ellesmer ...
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Qoros' new owner plans to be China's Tesla

Yang Jian
5:13 am U.S. ET | Jan. 5 2018

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Dozens of Chinese EV startups have sought to become the Chinese answer to Tesla, but none of them ha ...
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How Nissan, NASA will help you park in the future

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 3 2018

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Nissan has turned to NASA to help it with what could be a challenging task in the future: remotely p ...
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Supplier CEO who loves his front-row seat to industry's transformation

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 29 2017

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Yanfeng Automotive Interiors CEO Johannes Roters is energized by the megatrends that are changing the industry because he remembers a time when things were a bit stagnant. ...
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Nissan tackles tech overload in autonomous car

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 23 2017

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Nissan's latest test car for autonomous driving has 39 devices to achieve 360-degree sensing. The automaker knows that number needs to be slashed. ...
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Conti exec learns when art tops science

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 22 2017

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Continental's head of startups got some excellent advice after he was put in charge of the supplier's new entrepreneurial unit. ...
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PSA got a bargain with Opel, former GM Europe boss says

Nick Gibbs
12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 19 2017

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PSA got a "good deal" when it bought General Motors' European operations, Opel/Vauxhall, says Nick R ...
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Rising Stars finish year with a flourish

Douglas A. Bolduc
1:36 am U.S. ET | Dec. 15 2017

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Three members of Automotive News Europe's Rising Stars family are finishing the year on high notes, putting themselves and their companies in position for future success. ...
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European sales fall 5% in December with Fiat, Nissan and Skoda among biggest losers
European new-car sales fell nearly 5 percent in December, hurt by extra days off for Christmas versu ...
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Kia, VW are winners as Russia sales rise 12% in 2017
Kia and VW brand were the top gainers in Russia last year as the country's new-car market rebounded ...
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Western European registrations fell 5% in December
Western European registrations fell 5 percent in December, which had two fewer selling days than a y ...
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UK sales drop most since recession on Brexit, diesel fears
UK registrations fell nearly 6 percent in 2017 in their biggest annual slide since the global recess ...
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Spain's 2017 sales get big boost from discounting
Spanish new-car sales rose nearly 8 percent last year, although dealers said the increase was helped ...
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German sales rose nearly 3% in 2017 as diesel demand plunged
German new-car sales rose nearly 3 percent last year but fell 1 percent in December on fewer selling ...
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Renault, Lada, Hyundai-Kia poised to gain from Russia's new stability
Russia's strengthening auto market is good news for automakers such as Renault-Nissan and its Russia ...
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Incentives push Italy's 2017 sales to eight-year high
Italian new-car sales rose nearly 8 percent in 2017 as incentives helped push demand to its highest ...
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EVs and hybrids accounted for more than half of Norway's new-car sales in 2017
Sales of electrified cars exceeded half of new registrations in Norway in 2017, a record aided by ge ...
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French 2017 sales rise nearly 5% but diesel share falls below 50%
French registrations rose by nearly 5 percent in 2017, led by increases of more than 10 percent at S ...
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VW, Peugeot, Seat propel compact SUV sector toward new record
Strong demand for new entries from VW, Peugeot and Seat helped to increase European sales in the com ...
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Premium midsize SUVs overtake sedans, wagons in key European segment
Last year for the first time premium SUV models such as the Volvo XC60, Audi Q5 and BMW X3 were more ...
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Renault, Mercedes, Fiat give new life to pickup segment
Renault, Fiat, Mercedes, and soon PSA, are all launching pickup trucks to take on market leader Ford ...
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Automakers add more tech to subcompact cars to boost margins
New models, increased technology and a strong focus on personalization are helping volume automakers ...
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Small SUVs in focus as Citroen, Hyundai, Kia and Seat ready challengers
Europe's small SUV segment is about to get a lot more crowded as automakers including VW, Hyundai, K ...
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EVs are Europe's fastest growing segment
The EV segment was Europe's fastest growing sector in the first half as sales jumped 56 percent. ...
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Mercedes, Mini, help reverse Europe's cabriolet slump
Europe's premium convertible segment is on the rise as new models from Mercedes, Mini and Porsche he ...
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SUVs will continue to dominate in Europe
Surging demand for SUVs and crossovers in Europe shows no signs of slowing. Analysts predict the bod ...
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Peugeot, Ford, Renault lead in high-margin sales to private customers
The Peugeot, Ford and Renault brands were Europe's first-quarter leaders in a key part of the retail business: sales to private customers. ...
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Rolls-Royce sales chief Knight leaves automaker
Rolls-Royce said its sales and marketing director, Fintan Knight, has left the company to pursue oth ...
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Industry veteran Norman tasked with Vauxhall turnaround
PSA named industry veteran Stephen Norman to lead its UK Vauxhall brand, just days after the automak ...
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PSA promotes Germany boss Chopelin to lead global sales and marketing
PSA promoted its Germany boss, Alberic Chopelin, to head global sales and marketing operations, incl ...
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VW brand accelerates push to be EV leader with new e-mobility division
VW brand is creating an e-mobility division as it seeks to be the leader in mass-market electric car ...
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VW taps Skoda's UK boss to lead U.S. sales
VW of America has tapped Skoda's UK boss Duncan Movassaghi to take over sales operations for the VW brand in the U.S. ...
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VW brand loses U.S. sales chief amid sales decline
Ron Stach, who has headed U.S. sales for the VW brand for nearly two years, has left the automaker. ...
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BMW names former Mini boss Goller as new China chief
BMW named former Mini boss Jochen Goller as its new head of China operations. ...
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PSA replaces China chief amid sales slump
PSA named new chiefs for its China and Latin America regions as part of a management shuffle. The mo ...
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Gestamp elevates CFO Pena to CEO
Spanish metal parts supplier Gestamp said it named Francisco Lopez Pena as CEO. ...
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Renault's Le Vot will run Nissan North America
Nissan tapped Denis Le Vot of Renault to serve as chairman of Nissan North America. He will succeed Jose Munoz as Nissan's top North American leader. ...
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Hyundai gives Kona off-road capabilities to broaden small SUV's appeal
Hyundai hopes a sharp design, advanced connectivity features and off-road capability will help win c ...
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Citroen sees C3 Aircross luring minivan loyalists
Citroen says the C3 Aircross will stand out from rivals in the subcompact SUV segment with its expre ...
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VW seeks youth appeal with T-Roc
VW believes the T-Roc's high-tech connectivity features, expressive design and fashionable color opt ...
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Seat Arona tackles the 'urban jungle'
Seat is aiming its Arona subcompact crossover at inhabitants of "the urban jungle" who don't need of ...
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BMW sticks to X3's winning formula
BMW has stuck to its winning formula for its X3, one of the automaker's highest volume models, givin ...
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Renault touts Alaskan's comfort features
Renault is seeking to capture a share of Europe's small-but-growing pickup segment with the Alaskan, ...
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Mercedes pickup aims to mimic success of brand's SUVs
Daimler hopes the Mercedes X class will be a game-changer for its light commercial vehicles division ...
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Opel Grandland X plugs key gap in SUV lineup
Opel's Grandland X crossover is expected to give the automaker a strong foothold in Europe's popular ...
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Why Kia sees Stonic as groundbreaker
Kia sees the new Stonic as its best opportunity to date to conquer those European customers who rema ...
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'Chic' VW Polo targets younger buyers
VW is repositioning the Polo subcompact to appeal to younger buyers, abandoning an approach in which ...
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Suppliers to the new Aston Martin DB11
Assembly of the all-new Aston Martin DB11 began in May 2016 in at the supercar maker's plant in Gayd ...
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Suppliers to the new Audi Q2
Assembly of the all-new Audi Q2 began in July 2016 at Audi's plant in Ingolstadt, Germany. ...
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