German OEMs say SCR refits for older diesels impossible

March 02, 2017


Volkswagen Group back in profit despite emissions scandal

February 28, 2017

The Volkswagen (VW) Group has returned to profit after its biggest ever loss in 2015, despite provisions for damages related to its diesel emissions scandal ballooning towards €22.6 billion...

Stuttgart to ban diesels as London launches ‘toxicity charge’

February 23, 2017


OEMs resist Trump: Toyota insists firm is US carmaker, BMW staunchly sticks to Mexico plant plans

February 06, 2017

Toyota President Akio Toyoda insisted on 2 February that his firm is a US carmaker, following Trump’s assertion that Japan’s auto trade practices are ‘not fair’ to American firms. Meanwhile, German carmakers have also become rattled as Trump has turned on them...

Trump inaugurated: Ghosn says OEMs will adapt, but Porsche slams border tax

January 23, 2017

As President Trump settles in the White House, Nissan chief executive officer Carlos Ghosn says carmakers will adapt to Trump’s policies, but Porsche says the threatened 35% border tax will ‘stab’ the German automotive industry...

New EV network projects boost uptake, standardise charging

January 09, 2017


Meeting new emissions rules ‘almost impossible’, say manufacturers

December 12, 2016

Carmakers say they do not have enough time to meet the next stage of EU emissions test reforms coming in in September 2017...

Manufacturers launch EV highway for Europe

November 30, 2016


New network aims to cut EV charging times

October 20, 2016


Manufacturers face ‘war for talent’ to develop new products

July 28, 2016


Volkswagen Group car sales lead world despite Dieselgate

July 27, 2016


Start-ups present low-risk investments for manufacturers

July 20, 2016


New Porsche digital venture invests in parking app

July 07, 2016