China startup recruits Italian expertise for GT96 supercarSun, 28, Aug 2016
China's Techrules has recruited Italian design and engineering partners to help it launch the country's first supercar.
VW scandal casts a long shadow on product plansMon, 29, Aug 2016
At first glance, it looks like business as usual for product launches at the Volkswagen Group through the end of the decade. But it's the years after 2020 that will show the impact of the diesel emissions scandal, in terms of its sky-high costs and shifting priorities at the giant German automaker.
The man who brought Volkswagen to a haltSun, 28, Aug 2016
Nijaz Hastor began his career building Volkswagens in a factory in Slovenia. Last week, he brought Volkswagen to its knees when he refused to back down on a contract dispute between the automaker and his diverse parts company.
Toyota commits to Latin America product designMon, 29, Aug 2016
Toyota Motor Corp. is investing in design and manufacturing in South America to capitalize on the region's rebound when it comes.
Aston plans Vanquish Zagato roadsterMon, 29, Aug 2016
Aston Martin will build a limited-edition, open-top sibling car to the Vanquish Zagato coupe it debuted this year. Only 99 Vanquish Zagato Volantes will be built, with deliveries beginning next year.
VW labor boss suggests taking stakes in suppliersFri, 26, Aug 2016
Volkswagen Group should consider taking stakes in key suppliers after two parts makers brought production at six of the automakers factories in Germany to a standstill by refusing to deliver components, VW's labor boss said.
Borgward turns to Daimler again to fill top engineering rolesWed, 24, Aug 2016
Borgward, the German brand being revived with Chinese backing, has once again tapped former Daimler executives in its latest round of management hiring.
VW's crippling supplier feud shows limits of cost-cutting pushWed, 24, Aug 2016
Volkswagen Group's agreement to end a standoff with a resistant supplier shows the limits of the automaker's push to reduce spending in the wake of record fines over its emissions-cheating scandal.
Lamborghini sees worldwide sales doubling by 2019 after SUV launchWed, 24, Aug 2016
Lamborghini expects to at least double annual production to 7,000 vehicles by 2019 once it rolls out its new SUV, CEO Stefano Domenicali said. The VW Group brand will cap annual production of its sports cars at 3,500 units to maintain exclusivity.
VW says production will resume after deal with suppliersTue, 23, Aug 2016
VW said the two suppliers with which it has been at loggerheads over a contract dispute had agreed to start delivering parts again and that plants hit by production stoppages would gradually resume output.
VW production stoppages caused by defiant Bosnian supplierTue, 23, Aug 2016
In a year of almost non-stop crises following revelations of cheating on emissions tests, the force that brought VW factories to a halt wasn't regulators or a court ruling, but a defiant parts supplier from Bosnia-Herzegovina protesting at the cancellation of a contract.
VW says 6 plants hit by production stoppagesMon, 22, Aug 2016
VW is extending production cuts to six factories in Germany after a supplier dispute halted delivery of car seats and transmission parts. Golf and Passat production has been hit by the dispute.