#EUROPE

Economics

Tesla Posts 3Q Profit, Affirms 2020 Sales Target

Company sheds startup status, moves into full-fledged carmaking
#asia #europe #facilities

Business

Putting Level 3 Automation to the Test

Foretellix and Mobileye team up on verification tools
#europe #tech #Mobileye

Fuel Cells

MAN Fuels Up with Hydrogen

Truckmaker eyes fuel cell and hydrogen ICE applications
#europe #tech #sustainability

Assembly

Tesla to Supply EVs to Europe from China

A quick way to quickly tap Europe's booming EV market
#asia #europe #Tesla

Marketing

New VW Bid Cinches Deal to Acquire Navistar

Last-minute bid will give Traton unit access to N. America
#europe #Navistar #americas

Sales

LMC Sees Auto Sales Recovery by 2022

Slower rebound ahead as "real" economic conditions emerge
#asia #europe

Regulations

Mercedes Plans “Brutal” Cuts in Powertrains

Mercedes to slash piston engine usage 70% by 2030
#europe #sustainability

Sales

EV Sales Help Some OEMs Meet Europe’s CO2 Rules

Uneven results as carmakers race to slash greenhouse gas emissions
#europe #sustainability

Regulations

France Ponders $59,000 Per Car CO2 Tax

Gas-guzzler fee could equal 50% of a car's retail price
#europe #sustainability

Fuel Cells

Pierburg Teams with BMW on Fuel Cell Blower

Integrated system aims to boost efficiency and reduce costs
#BMW #europe #tech

Connectivity

Daimler Settles with Sharp on Connectivity License

Battle over access to regulation-required patents continues.
#europe #legal #Daimler

Sales

Car Sales Revive, Slightly, in Russia

Full-year volume is expected to lag record high by almost 50%.
#europe

Design

McLaren Teases Upcoming Supercar

High-performance hybrid to feature twin-turbo V-6
#europe #McLaren

Connectivity

Mercedes Targets Profitable Future with EVs

Plans include cutting costs by 20% and achieving a double-digit operating margin.
#europe #tech #sustainability

Assembly

Nissan, Toyota Want U.K. to Pay for Higher Brexit Tariffs

"Hard" Brexit threatens demise of Britain's auto industry
#Nissan #europe #facilities

Marketing

Tesla Posts Record Sales Quarter, Eyes Indian Market

Global growth strategy unfolds
#asia #europe #facilities

Propulsion

Honda Dropping Out of Formula 1 to Focus on EVs

An existential move to what's most important: survival
#Honda #racing #europe

Interiors & Electronics

Audi Gets Smarter with Integrated Controller

Audi’s new Integrated Vehicle Dynamics controller manages powertrain and chassis functions. The IVD is faster, more powerful, and promises to enhance next-generation technologies.
#chassis #Audi #europe

Diesel

Ex-Audi CEO Joins Queue of Execs Facing Charges in Diesel Scandal

Rupert Stadler's fraud trial begins in Munich.
#Audi #europe #people

Economics

Manley’s Role after FCA-PSA Merger Remains Unclear

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO awaits an assignment in new company
#europe #people #Chrysler