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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.
Dyson aims to bring three electric cars to market with the first launching in 2021, the Financial Times reported.
Pininfarina will help to develop a sedan and SUV for VinFast, which aims to be Vietnam's first domestic automaker.
French and most Asian brands outstripped domestic rivals in sales growth in a German market up 12 percent in January.
Opel denied a report that its loss widened to more than 1 billion euros ($1.24 billion) last year.
Bosch's former automotive division head, Wolf-Henning Scheider, will be the new CEO of ZF, moving from his current role leading German supplier Mahle, reports said.
Kia and VW brand were the top gainers in Russia last year as the country's new-car market rebounded from a four-year slump with 12 percent growth.
VW brand is creating an e-mobility division as it seeks to be the leader in mass-market electric cars.
BMW named former Mini boss Jochen Goller as its new head of China operations.
VW will fire Oliver Schmidt, who was sentenced to seven years in prison on Wednesday by a U.S. judge for his role in the automaker's diesel emissions scandal, a German newspaper reported.
PSA CEO Carlos Tavares will succeed Daimler chief Dieter Zetsche as president of ACEA, the European auto industry's lobbying body. Tavares said safety and reducing CO2 emissions would be priorities.
New-car sales in Germany rose 9.4 percent in November with Peugeot and Dacia showing strong growth. Diesel sales fell by 17 percent.
Bugatti's sales and marketing chief, Stefan Brungs, is leaving the supercar brand to become CEO of bedding specialists Bico. Brungs led the prelaunch marketing campaign for the Chiron.
VW Group named an executive from outside the company, former Daimler engineer Kurt Blumenroeder, to head powertrain development at its core VW brand.
Skoda will build a full-electric vehicle in the Czech Republic as part of plans for an electrified lineup
Kia veteran Yong Kew Park, who oversaw the brand's rise to the No. 2 in spot in Russia, has been appointed president of the automaker's European operations.
Ford and Nissan had big jumps in new-car sales in a Russian market where overall volume increased 17 percent.
VW brand has appointed Manfred Kantner as head of sales in Europe.
PSA's mainstream brands, Peugeot and Citroen, powered ahead in a German market up nearly 4 percent last month while the French automaker's newly acquired Opel brand saw sales decline.
Opel's Grandland X crossover is expected to give the automaker a strong foothold in Europe's popular compact SUV segment, which is dominated by the Nissan Qashqai and Volkswagen Tiguan.
Nissan's Infiniti appointed company veteran Christian Meunier to the newly created role of head of global marketing and sales.
BMW is considering opening a factory in Russia as the country's new-car sales recover after years of decline.
PSA will add production of new vehicles at its Sochaux and Mulhouse plants in France in 2020 and 2021.
German new-car sales fell 3.3 percent in September as uncertainty over the future of diesel-powered cars hit demand. Registrations of diesel models fell 21 percent to a market share of 36.
VW Group said its global vehicle registrations rose 8 percent last month as flat sales in Europe were offset by growth across all other major markets, particularly South America.
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