A Chinese EV startup is influencing the way the world's biggest supplier — and maybe the industry in general — operates.
A German startup whose shareholders include former Porsche CEO Wendelin Wiedeking says it can give the combustion engine a reprieve with technology that promises to cut consumption of gasoline and diesel by as much as 30 percent, and emissions by as much as 80 percent.
BMW and Porsche unveiled a charging station that can charge electric vehicles with enough power to drive 100 km (62 miles) in less than three minutes, pushing ahead of Tesla in the race to make battery-powered cars more convenient.
An EU court upheld a complaint by Paris, Brussels and Madrid against a rule change on nitrogen oxide emissions that the cities said had increased pollution.
Nissan's board is unlikely to select a chairman to succeed Carlos Ghosn on Monday after a panel tasked to choose a candidate did not agree on a nominee, Reuters reported.
Audi needs re-adjustments after a tough year including polishing the brand's image, enforcing a culture change and strengthening its largest market, China, new CEO Bram Schot told workers.
The French government is seeking candidates to replace embattled Renault boss Carlos Ghosn, sources told Reuters, as board members began to voice doubts about keeping him in office following his indictment in Japan for suspected misconduct.
Ford will end production at its Blanquefort transmission plant in France by next August after it turned down an offer from Belgian company Punch Powerglide to buy the factory.
An internal investigation found Carlos Ghosn's pay adhered to French law and industry recommendations, Renault said. The findings mean Ghosn's position at the top of Renault remains in limbo after the automaker put in place an interim chairman and CEO.
Fiat Chrysler could review its $5.7 billion Italian investment plan, which includes a shift to cleaner engines, if Rome raises taxes on gasoline and diesel cars.
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