Volkswagen has signed an agreement with the U.S. Soccer Federation to be its presenting automotive partner through 2022.
Nissan plans to file a civil suit against ousted Chairman Carlos Ghosn to claim for damages resulting from alleged misuse of company funds, Reuters reported.
ZF said its next-generation transmission for plug-in hybrid cars will help boost electric driving range to 100 km (62 miles).
Russian new-car sales are expected to rise 4 percent this year, marking a slowdown from last year's surge of 13 percent. A VAT hike and the threat of U.S. sanctions are likely to affect demand, the AEB industry group said.
Nissan's IMs concept combines range-squeezing efficiency with design flourishes. The crossover showcases technologies the automaker is experimenting with as it plans for a driverless future.
German automakers appealed for tariff-free trade to preserve jobs in Europe and the U.S., as the country's auto industry association reported exports of German light vehicles from the United States to China dropped 37 percent last year.
Nissan expects alliance partner Renault's board to back its ousting of Chairman Carlos Ghosn once it sees evidence from the Japanese automaker's investigation, Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa said.
VW is adding a second plant in the U.S. to build EVs for Volkswagen and potentially other brands. It will begin production in 2022.
Carlos Ghosn's wife has petitioned Human Rights Watch to protest Japan’s "cruel and inhumane" justice system. She pressed the Japanese government to reform what she called a "draconian system of pretrial detention."
As many as 370,000 VW Group diesel cars could be recalled or pulled off the road in Europe if Germany’s transport regulator concludes the company cheated when it fixed polluting vehicles, Bild am Sonntag newspaper reported.
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