Daimler will build second Mercedes plant in HungaryFri, 29, Jul 2016
Daimler said it will invest $1.1 billion in a second Mercedes plant in Hungary to build front- and rear-wheel drive cars, and possibly alternative powertrain models.
Amtek said to expand asset sale to include all overseas unitsMon, 25, Jul 2016
Amtek Auto, the cash-strapped Indian parts maker that supplies Ford and Aston Martin, has expanded its planned asset sale to include additional overseas businesses as it looks to reduce leverage, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg.
Samardzich looks beyond FordSun, 24, Jul 2016
Now that Ford of Europe is profitable again, COO Barb Samardzich is retiring and returning home to the U.S. before deciding on the next step in her career. The head of Ford South America will replace her.
Ford appoints new Europe COO, makes treasurer Smart Mobility CFOMon, 18, Jul 2016
Ford today appointed a new Europe COO and expanded its corporate treasurer's role to include financial oversight of its recently created Smart Mobility subsidiary. Ford also said Barb Samardzich, 57, is retiring Oct. 1 as vice president and COO of Ford of Europe.
Cadillac launches European sales pushSun, 17, Jul 2016
Cadillac is launching two new models and expanding its dealer network in Europe in a renewed sales push in the region. The GM brand's latest European sales target is modest compared with past goals.
GM most likely to say cheerio to U.K., report findsMon, 18, Jul 2016
Of all manufacturers building cars in the UK, analysts say General Motors is the one mostly likely to shift its operations to mainland Europe if costs rise on the back of the country's decision to leave the European Union.
European June car sales slow as Brexit vote reduces confidenceFri, 15, Jul 2016
European car-sales growth slowed to 6.5 percent in June as the British vote on exiting the EU weighed on business and consumer confidence.
Dutch vehicle authority seeks answers on fatal Tesla crashThu, 14, Jul 2016
The Dutch vehicle approval body has asked U.S. authorities for details of a fatal Tesla crash to see if cars equipped with the automaker's autopilot function are safe. The Model S vehicles have been approved in Europe by the Dutch organization.
Industry study assails costs of overlapping U.S., EU regulationsWed, 13, Jul 2016
Differing auto safety regulations in the U.S. and EU cost automakers as much as $2.26 billion annually, according to a study released today that was commissioned by automakers supporting alignment of the divergent regulatory regimes.
Porsche's new V-8 engine will power Bentley, Audi modelsWed, 13, Jul 2016
Porsche will supply its new V-8 gasoline engine to Bentley and Audi. The engine debuts in the new Porsche Panamera later this year.
Jaguar Land Rover to begin testing autonomous technology in UKWed, 13, Jul 2016
Jaguar Land Rover will create a fleet of more than 100 research vehicles to test autonomous and connected technology. The first models will be on the road later this year.
FCA's U.S. communications chief Ranieri returns to ItalyMon, 11, Jul 2016
Gualberto Ranieri, the senior vice president for communications for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' subsidiary, FCA US, has returned to Italy, exactly seven years after arriving to work for the former Fiat S.p.A. in the US.