Peugeot concept shows off autonomous plans and powerful connectivity

February 28, 2017

The PSA Group has partnered with Ericsson and Orange for field trials with 5G technology alongside Qualcomm. Also, in March, PSA will start testing autonomous cars on motorways and is set to showcase its autonomous and connected car technology with the Instinct concept at the Geneva Motor Show...

Insight: Capacity and RV management issues could plague Opel-PSA merger

February 27, 2017

Questions have already been raised about the potential of an Opel-PSA merger to unlock the stated cost savings and generate true economies of scale, but with significant unused production capacity and a series of ‘middle of the road’ brands, the combined entity would need a substantial overhaul if it is to reverse recent lacklustre residual value (RV) performance...


Stuttgart to ban diesels as London launches ‘toxicity charge’

February 23, 2017


EU losing patience with national regulators over emissions probes

February 14, 2017


Italian FCA diesel probe omitted key tests

February 10, 2017


Daimler growth slows and shares fall on cautious outlook for 2017

February 06, 2017


EV-Box expands in the Nordics as Norway enjoys record sales

February 03, 2017


Mild hybrids to replace diesels as fuel-saving choice

January 31, 2017

Ever since the Volkswagen emissions cheating scandal, diesel cars have had an image problem, and air pollution pressures have gathered pace. However, internal combustion engine technologies will have to endure, and continue to innovate, until longer-range electric cars are affordable, or hydrogen technologies gather pace...

French emission probes could go beyond Renault as Germany calls for Fiat recall

January 17, 2017

The judicial investigation into diesel emissions test-fixing in France could widen beyond Renault following tests that show other carmakers have exceeded authorised emissions levels. Meanwhile, the months-long row between Germany and Italy over FCA (Fiat Chrysler) car emissions is escalating...

New technology cuts hybrid fuel consumption by third, Daimler CEO remains open for hydrogen

January 16, 2017


OEM tie up with power industry puts heat on Tesla

January 13, 2017


Volkswagen Group posts record sales in 2016 despite Dieselgate

January 12, 2017


VW brand targets 1 million electric vehicle sales by 2025

January 11, 2017


Diesel faces increased scrutiny as cars found to be more polluting than trucks

January 10, 2017

The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) has released a new study which reveals that even the latest Euro 6-compliant diesel cars emit more than double the NOx emissions of trucks and buses. According to the study, ‘data from in-use testing indicates that, in contrast to Euro 6 cars, Euro VI trucks do not systematically emit significantly more NOx in real-world, everyday operation than they are certified to.'...

New EV network projects boost uptake, standardise charging

January 09, 2017


Ernst Piech: ‘Hydrogen is the future’

December 23, 2016


Insight: Plug-in hybrids yet to gain a foothold in UK fleets

December 15, 2016


Mercedes to overtake BMW in premium sales

December 13, 2016

Mercedes-Benz is on target to retake the crown of world’s largest premium brand this year, according to November sales figures released by the OEMs today. This would end BMW’s 11 consecutive year reign as the world’s top-selling premium brand...

Fears autonomous features will be oversold or misrepresented

December 08, 2016


Manufacturers launch EV highway for Europe

November 30, 2016


Mobility services 'will polarise market'

November 14, 2016


Trolley Problem: Autonomous cars must not make moral decisions

October 28, 2016


Autonomous cars fail emergency brake test

October 19, 2016


OEMs help online buyers add cars to their baskets

October 17, 2016