Jeep Diesels Face Ban in Europe

January 23, 2020 at 10:43 AM

Jeep faces a partial sales ban in Europe unless it fixes diesel-powered Grand Cherokee SUVs that evade emission regulations.

Tesla Worth More than VW!

January 22, 2020 at 4:43 PM

Tesla has outpaced Volkswagen in terms of market value.

Carbon Fiber Joins Fight for EV Battery Cases

January 20, 2020 at 9:45 AM

SGL touts recent wins in North America and Europe

VW Chief Call for “Radical Overhaul”

January 17, 2020 at 9:58 AM

Volkswagen's CEO says the company will fade away without "radical" overhaul.

6 More VW Employees Charged in Diesel Scandal

January 14, 2020 at 11:06 AM

Prosecutors in Germany have filed criminal charges against six more Volkswagen executives for their roles in the company’s never-ending diesel emission cheating scandal.

Car Sales in China to Drop Again

January 13, 2020 at 11:10 AM

China, the world’s largest car market, contracted by 8% to 25.8 million vehicles last year and is likely to shrink another 2% in 2020.

Six Reasons Euros Might Like EVs

January 13, 2020 at 5:30 AM

How are you going to get the people behind the wheel of an EV?

Mercedes Defends Sales Crown, Again

January 10, 2020 at 10:44 AM

Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz brand is still the global sales champ among luxury car brands.

Investors Sue Daimler Over Diesel Cheating

January 08, 2020 at 4:02 PM

Daimler is the latest European carmaker to be sued by investors over its alleged use of illegal software to evade diesel emission tests.

Conti Launches Powerful Architecture

January 08, 2020 at 10:24 AM

Links 68 ECUs and manages 20 million lines of software code

VW in Talks to Settle German Diesel Claims

January 02, 2020 at 1:55 PM

Volkswagen has shelled out billions of dollars in the U.S. over its diesel cheating scandal. Now it’s in talks to settle claims by more than 400,000 disgruntled customers in Germany.

Bikes, Buses and Drones at SEAT

December 31, 2019 at 6:00 AM

SEAT is improving its environmental footprint, in part by taking to the air

VW Steps Up EV Production Plan, Yet Again

December 27, 2019 at 3:51 PM

The Volkswagen Group, which is getting more bullish about electric cars by the month, now predicts its namesake brand will build 1 million EVs by 2023, two years sooner than previously forecast—and 1.5 million more in 2025 alone.

VW’s Mobile Charging Robot Concept

December 27, 2019 at 6:00 AM

Volkswagen is getting enthusiastic about the electric future

Australia Fines VW $1.5 Million Per Car for Diesel Cheating

December 27, 2019 at 1:13 AM

Volkswagen’s 4-year-old diesel cheating scandal may be just getting started as a wave of consumer fraud complaints grows.

Hopes Fizzle for Expanded EV Credits in U.S.

December 24, 2019 at 2:05 AM

Congress has balked at expanding a long-running tax credit for buyers of electric cars in the U.S. It's bad news for Tesla and General Motors.

The Auto Industry in 2019—and Beyond

December 23, 2019 at 6:00 AM

What do events in 2019 portend for the industry’s future?

Will Minivans Be the Next Victim of SUV Mania?

December 23, 2019 at 3:38 AM

Sales of traditional cars have taken a beating as consumers opt for SUV/crossover vehicles instead. Will minivans be the next casualty?

VW Readies 2020 Product Offensive

December 19, 2019 at 4:35 PM

Volkswagen Group’s namesake brand plans to launch 34 new and redesigned models worldwide next year, including a dozen crossovers and eight electrified models. 

PSA, Fiat Chrysler Agree to Merge

December 18, 2019 at 11:34 AM

The auto industry contemplates its biggest merger ever, as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and PSA Group formally agree to $47 billion deal.