Daimler will invest $2.94 billion on cleaner diesels

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 12, 2016
Daimler plans to spend $2.94 billion by 2019 on developing next-generation diesel engines to help the automaker to meet new pollution-measuring standards.

Alfa Romeo could return to F1 racing with own team

9:02 am U.S. ET | Feb. 12, 2016
Alfa Romeo could return to Formula One racing with its own team, Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne said.

Google self-driving car project expands hiring, posts manufacturing jobs

5:14 am U.S. ET | Feb. 12, 2016
Google's self-driving car project is advertising jobs on its website with a special focus on manufacturing expertise.

VW Group sales return to growth in January despite diesel scandal

8:34 am U.S. ET | Feb. 12, 2016
VW Group sales returned to growth in January despite the company's diesel emissions scandal, thanks to demand in China where VW brand posted its best...


Aston Martin's DB11 will launch brand's renewal

4:45 am U.S. ET | Feb. 12, 2016
Aston Martin will unveil its new DB11 at the Geneva auto show as the company renews its aging lineup in a push to return to sustainable profitability...

Toyota confirms new crossover for Europe; U.S. sales also planned

11:18 am U.S. ET | Feb. 11, 2016
Toyota confirmed it will launch a new compact SUV/crossover in Europe based on its C-HR concept.

GM's Opel will launch European version of Chevy Bolt in 2017

4:19 am U.S. ET | Feb. 11, 2016
GM CEO Mary Barra said Opel/Vauxhall will launch a long-range, affordable electric car called the Ampera-e in 2017.

Daimler recalls 840,000 vehicles in U.S. with Takata airbag inflators

2:49 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 9, 2016
Daimler today said it would recall 840,000 U.S.

GM awards more business to ad agency Commonwealth

10:24 am U.S. ET | Feb. 9, 2016
Ad agency Commonwealth/McCann has added some more business from General Motors at the expense of Leo Burnett.

Porsche CEO says profits will be hit by EV investment

5:02 am U.S. ET | Feb. 9, 2016
Porsche is bracing for smaller profit gains in the future as the sports-car maker steps up spending on models such as its first EV, CEO Oliver Blume...

Mercedes is not chasing luxury sales lead at any price, Zetsche says

5:29 am U.S. ET | Feb. 9, 2016
Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche says Mercedes will not sacrifice margins in its quest to overtake rival BMW and become the world's best-selling luxury...

VW quality chief quits amid diesel scandal fallout

11:32 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
Volkswagen named company veteran Hans-Joachim Rothenpieler as head of group quality assurance, replacing Frank Tuch, who held the job for six years...

Automakers opt for less TV time during Super Bowl

10:39 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
The Super Bowl was a little less sleek, sporty and horsepowered this year.

Honda Ridgeline: Not your teenager's truck

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
Honda hopes its marketing campaign for the Ridegline will grab buyers with a little more gray in their hair and green in their wallets than the...


For FCA, no one brand was big enough for 'Star Wars'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
December is not only prime time for blockbuster Hollywood releases; it's also a crucial month for auto sales promotions.

Just because rebadging hasn't worked so well before ...

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
Fiat Chrysler's plan to replace the Dodge Dart and Chrysler 200 with vehicles built under contract by other automakers faces long odds.

Stars and cars, Jeeps and sheep: Super Bowl auto ad roundup

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 7, 2016
Beneath the glamour of 2016's star-filled auto Super Bowl ads sat a group of vehicles that will be pawns crucial to each brand's product lineup.

Christopher Walken was the only choice for Kia's Super Bowl ad

12:28 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 7, 2016
Only one person could've done Kia's “Walken Closet” Super Bowl spot. Christopher Walken was the lone option. There was no Plan B.

VW will offer U.S. diesel scandal customers generous compensation, paper says

8:16 am U.S. ET | Feb. 7, 2016
Volkswagen will offer generous compensation packages for the roughly 600,000 U.S.

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