Germany's VW probe hasn't implicated leading execs, prosecutors sayTue, 25, Oct 2016
German prosecutors investigating Volkswagen Group say they have a "fairly good" picture of how the diesel-cheating scandal evolved and that doesn't include any clear-cut link between the automaker's top executives and decisions to implement the manipulation.
Hyundai group execs to take 10 percent pay cutTue, 25, Oct 2016
Hyundai Motor Group said about 1,000 of its executives will take a 10 percent pay cut, the first such move in seven years at South Korea's second-largest conglomerate that shows the harsh impact of market share woes and labor strife at its flagship firm.
Volkswagen pressured by EU to show damaged cars will be fixedMon, 24, Oct 2016
Volkswagen is facing renewed pressure to repair the damage caused by its diesel emissions scandal, with the European Union calling on the carmaker to start compensating affected consumers and show clear proof that vehicles will be fixed within the coming year.
Carlos Tavares worked a miracle at PSA after departing Carlos Ghosn's RenaultMon, 24, Oct 2016
Former Nissan North America chief Carlos Tavares has turned French automaker PSA around and is pushing it into global markets -- including the U.S.
Continental tried to buy stake in Osram, report saysFri, 21, Oct 2016
Continental tried to buy Siemens' stake in lighting group Osram in the summer but was turned down, a German business magazine reported, citing company sources.
Jaguar Land Rover, Ford test connected cars in UKFri, 21, Oct 2016
Jaguar Land Rover and Ford are testing connected cars that can communicate with each other using technology designed to speed up journeys and cut accidents, the first such trials in the country.
Fiat Chrysler tech boss defends defeat-device claims before EU inquiryThu, 20, Oct 2016
Fiat Chrysler Chief Technical Officer Harald Wester defended the automaker before an EU inquiry against German government claims that its Fiat 500X diesel car cheated emissions tests.
Dutch regulator weighs Tesla's use of 'Autopilot' nameTue, 18, Oct 2016
The Dutch agency that approved Tesla's "Autopilot" driver assistance system for use throughout Europe is considering what action to take on the name after several German organizations said it could be misleading.
VW labor boss demands commitment to battery production, report saysTue, 18, Oct 2016
VW should commit to investing in the development and production of batteries for electric cars, the automaker's works council chief Bernd Osterloh said. VW is said to be mulling an $11 billion battery plant to rival Tesla's Gigafactory.
Renault-Nissan creates tech division to accelerate mobility pushTue, 18, Oct 2016
Nissan, aiming to parry rivals from Silicon Valley and emerge a leader in next-generation mobility, is forming a 300-person in-house startup division with French partner Renault to focus on software development, cloud engineering and big-data analytics.
Audi to delay tech projects as it cuts costs, company insiders sayTue, 18, Oct 2016
Audi will delay technology projects to cut costs, sources at the company said, as it grapples with parent Volkswagen Group's emissions scandal and the need for big investments in electric cars and autonomous driving.
PSA plans 2,000 job cuts amid Brexit, diesel decline fearsMon, 17, Oct 2016
PSA plans to cut more than 2,000 jobs, around 3 percent of its workforce, in France next year amid uncertainty over the effects of Brexit and falling diesel sales, a French radio station said.