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Ford's new-car sales in Europe rose 1.4 percent to 74,300 last month as strong demand for the EcoSport and Kuga SUVs helped lift the brand.
Germany's federal motor vehicle authority has warned that owners of some VW Group diesel vehicles who fail to have manipulated emissions software fixed could have their cars taken off the road.
Audi's Rupert Stadler will remain in custody after a Munich court rejected an appeal by the executive to be released.
New-car sales in Russia rose 11 percent in July, buoyed by strong consumer confidence ahead of a planned tax rise in the market next year.
VW Group named Porsche executive Juergen Rittersberger as its new head of strategy. He replaces Thomas Sedran, who will lead the group's commercial vehicles division.
UK registrations fell 3.5 percent in June as demand for diesels plunged. VW Group's Seat had the biggest rise among brands, followed by BMW. Losers included Nissan, Dacia, Fiat, Renault, Ford and Vauxhall.
Opel has appointed Frederic Brunet as its new chief financial officer, replacing Phillipe de Rovira, who has moved to parent PSA Group as head of finance.
VW Group brands were among the winners last month as the German market rose 4.2 percent. Through June, sales were up 2.9 percent to 1.83 million.
VW brand was among the few brands that gained new volume as German vehicle sales fell nearly 6 percent in Mayas dealers reduced commercial registrations, including dealer pre-registrations.
Seating supplier Adient has promoted veteran executive Ingo Fleischer to head its business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
VW Group said its global vehicle registrations rose 10 percent last month on strong demand in all its major markets, including western Europe and China.
VW, Toyota and Dacia all saw their European sales rise sharply in April, outpacing a market that grew 9.6 percent on increased demand in the region's five biggest markets.
Wolfgang Hatz, VW Group's former top engineer, who has been in a German jail for nearly a year over his alleged involvement in the automaker's emissions-cheating scandal, is appealing to the country's highest court in a bid...
VW brand continued to recover in its German home market last month with a 15 percent increase in registrations in a total market up 8 percent.
Former Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann will join California-based EV startup Evelozcity, which is run by ex-BMW executives.
VW may face a damages claim for billions of euros from Prevent Group after the automaker canceled its contracts with the supplier following a dispute that forced VW to halt production at six German factories.
Bugatti has named Christian Mastro, a former executive at Lamborghini, as its new sales and marketing boss.
Registrations in Germany fell 3 percent in March with the decline in diesel-car sales accelerating after a court ruled that cities can ban vehicles to tackle pollution.
Italdesign will style two new minicars for VinFast, which aims to be Vietnam's first domestic automaker. The VW Group design subsidiary previously earned the chance to style an SUV and sedan for VinFast.
Volkswagen Group's VW and Seat brands named new production chiefs.
Jaguar Land Rover is restructuring its marketing, sales and service activities under a single leader.
Ford, Seat, Audi and BMW were among the few automakers that saw sales growth in a UK market which fell 2.8 percent in February, the eleventh successive monthly decline.
PSA brands continued to surge in Germany last month with their registrations outpacing the total market's 7.4 percent growth.
PSA veteran Xavier Duchemin will head sales at the French automaker's newly acquired Opel and Vauxhall brands. Opel said Duchemin's extensive experience will help the company to implement its PACE turnaround plan.
Seat said it will call its new seven-seat SUV the Tarraco. The car will be the third model in Seat's SUV lineup after the subcompact Arona and the compact Ateca.
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