FCA Hikes Credit Line for Hybrids, EVs to Nearly $1 Billion

European line-of-credit cover research, plant retooling in Italy.


August Sales Drop 18% in Europe

Regional revival continues, but slowly.


Mercedes Readies Fuel Cell Truck

Sales targeted for 2024 under joint venture with Volvo


FCA-PSA Tweak Merger Terms

Revised deal will give the new Stellantis another $3.4 billion in cash.


Daimler Will Pay $1.5 Billion for Diesel Emission Cheating in U.S.

Settlement covers 250,000 diesel sold in 2009-2011.


Brexit Fumble Could Cost Carmakers $130 Billion

Deadline looms for last-minute trade deal on U.K. exit from European Union


McLaren Expects to Sell HQ to Raise Cash

British supercar maker McLaren Group intends to sell its zoomy global headquarters complex.


Daimler Slapped with Second Injunction over Patent Use

Nokia and now Sharp win okay to block sales in Germany...at a price


Ex-VW Chief Winterkorn Faces Trial in Diesel Scandal

German court cites “predominant likelihood” of fraud conviction.


PSA, Total Unveil Venture to Make EV Batteries in Europe

$5.9 billion venture to supply merged PSA and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles


European EV/Plug-in Hybrid Share Triples in Q2

Sales of electrified models jumped 53%, while diesel/gasoline sales halved


Report: EV Production Cost Parity a Decade Away

EV production costs are falling, but ICE costs are rising.


New EV Application is All About the Money

MAN’s eTGE van is being used as an armored truck in Germany


FCA to Build Future Small Cars on PSA’s Platform

Millions of small cars may soon ride on “CMP” chassis


Porsche Takes High Roads to Clean—and Fun—Driving

Enhanced app helps drivers plan quality road trips


Court Won’t Reconsider Ruling on VW Emission Updates

VW vows Supreme Court plea to bar local enforcement


Porsche Launches Probe into Gas Engine Cheating

A new wrinkle in VW Group’s diesel engine emissions scandal?


Nokia Wins Patent Ruling on Connectivity Tech

Defends cellular connectivity patents in German lawsuit against Daimler

A Problem with Parking

“Where’s the car!?!” seems to be a common thought in the U.K.


Northvolt Gets $525 Million German Loan Guarantee

Startup’s funding war chest tops $3.1 billion


U.K. to JLR: No Special Bailout for You

Carmaker gets the cold shoulder from British government over pandemic aid

Rolls-Royce Ghost to Get “Magic Carpet” Suspension

Luxury marque goes all in with advanced driveline tech


Global Car Market Recovery Continues, for Now

Pent-up demand continues to veil the “real” market

Autonomous Vehicles

U.S to Review Vehicle Safety Standards Process

DOT inspector general’s office hopes to speed reforms for autonomous cars