EU to subsidise electric vehicle battery production

March 07, 2017


FCA cleared as Italian diesel probe finds no defeat devices

March 06, 2017


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...

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...


VW pivots to eastern Germany for electric vehicles, including new I.D. brand

February 27, 2017


Volkswagen may face UK investigation over emissions scandal

February 22, 2017


Volkswagen making progress with unions over turnaround plan

February 22, 2017

Volkswagen’s union representatives and senior executives have both said they are making progress in discussions to solve the conflict over the implementation of the embattled company's post-Dieselgate turnaround plan...

Nissan to launch diesel Micra despite market trends and emissions pressure

February 21, 2017


Opel and PSA post weakest sales growth in Europe as merger discussions continue

February 17, 2017


GM’s Opel and PSA Group in advanced discussions on merger

February 15, 2017

General Motors (GM) and PSA Group (Peugeot Citroën) have both confirmed they are in advanced discussions for GM to sell its European operation to PSA, which would mean GM exiting the European market...

EU losing patience with national regulators over emissions probes

February 14, 2017


Nissan used defeat device in Qashqai, court rules as PSA referred to French prosecutors

February 13, 2017

A South Korean court has upheld government accusations against Nissan that the carmaker used an emissions defeat device in its best-selling Qashqai SUV. Meanwhile, in what may be the final straw for current diesel technology, PSA Group has been referred to French prosecutors and accused of emissions cheating...

Renault-Nissan chases third-placed GM in sales despite Nissan Q3 profits fall

February 10, 2017


Italian FCA diesel probe omitted key tests

February 10, 2017


Providers form Open Fast Charging Alliance as E.ON partners with Denmark’s CLEVER

February 09, 2017


Rapid EV roll-out expected from 2020 as VW is sued by fish distributor

February 08, 2017


FCA emissions accusations referred to French prosecutors

February 08, 2017

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has been referred for possible prosecution by investigators in France over the unusual emissions of NOx pollutants from some of its diesel engines...

Honda and Hitachi form EV alliance

February 08, 2017

Honda and Hitachi Automotive Systems have announced a partnership to develop, produce and sell motors for electric vehicles (EV), as Honda aims to boost its EV development and contain its R&D costs...

EU piles pressure on Italy as deadline set for response to FCA emissions accusations

February 03, 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...

EU strengthens defeat device rules following VW emissions scandal

January 30, 2017

The European Commission (EC) has announced guidance that strengthens how EU counties should enforce a ban on emissions-cheating devices following the Volkswagen (VW) emissions scandal. EU officials have said the move will likely lead to the EU taking legal action against member countries that fail to take action against manufacturers that cheat diesel emissions regulations...


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