VW Group aims to reduce CO2 emissions by making production of the I.D. Neo full-electric hatchback carbon neutral as part of an effort to clean up the automaker's image in the aftermath of the diesel-cheating scandal.
PSA and Fiat Chrysler have extended their agreement to build large vans at the Sevelsud factory in Italy through 2023.
Chinese EV startup Aiways will start European sales of its U5 midsize SUV later this year after showcasing the crossover at the Geneva auto show next month.
The EU has begun investigating whether Chinese producers are dumping steel vehicle wheels into Europe at very low prices to gain market share, harming EU manufacturers.
Ford's finance chief, Bob Shanks, plans to retire and is expected to stay through the end of the year, CNBC reported, citing sources.
Top executives from Nissan and Renault reaffirmed the importance of their alliance that has been pressured by the ousting of Carlos Ghosn, but avoided discussing the potentially contentious issue of Nissan's next chairman.
Apple logged tens of thousands of miles testing self-driving cars in the U.S. last year, up sharply from just hundreds of miles the year before, according to data released by officials in California.
Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard said it was not the time to discuss whether he would also take the helm at Nissan, as he arrived in Japan to reaffirm an alliance rocked by the ouster of Carlos Ghosn.
Twitter has recruited Google's former automotive industry director, Guy Schueller, to help automakers with their marketing campaigns.
France will invest 700 million euros ($790 million) into projects to boost the European electric car battery industry and reduce its automakers' reliance on Asian rivals.
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