BMW, Skoda and Renault gained volume in a Russian market down 5 percent in October. Sales of Lada, Kia, VW and Toyota cars fell.
A goal by BMW and VW to make carbon fiber the core of future cars has proved to be an engineering vanity project, highlighting the shortcomings of a corporate culture that may be ill-suited for a period of rapid change.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk sent a message to Germany's automakers that he is headed for their home turf.
French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said "there are excellent arguments" for combining Fiat Chrysler and PSA.
The new-generation Octavia will have mild hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions for the first time to enhance the compact car’s appeal to its core business customers.
Managers responsible for the VW brand's personnel issues awarded works council members inflated salaries and bonuses, causing damage to the company, German prosecutors said.
The takeover of Clarion and a collaboration with Michelin, Microsoft and ZF have helped Faurecia thrive under CEO Patrick Koller. The executive explained to Automotive News Europe how the supplier is staying ahead of the technology curve.
Slower automobile production growth hit Continental's third-quarter earnings.
Nissan narrowed its loss in Europe and reported flat North American profit as global earnings plunged.
Brokerage houses said they had been contacted by Daimler ahead of a capital markets presentation this week and told that the analysts' consensus estimate for the automaker's 2020 operating profit was too high.
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