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Regulations

German Court Sides with VW Diesel Owners on Compensation

Court allows buybacks on diesels rigged to evade pollution standards.

Production

Coronavirus Auto Industry Roundup: May 25

Production snags, sales trends roil the auto industry

Sales

Car Sales Crash in Europe

78% drop in April as countries, carmakers post double-digit declines

Production

If You Build (Cars), Will They Come?

VW cuts production in Europe as sales fail to materialize.

Sales

Vehicle Wholesales Revive in China

Rebound expected through June

Business

Europe’s Bright Spot: Electrified Cars

Demand surges as overall market shrinks amid coronavirus crisis

Infrastructure

Lotus Aims to Revamp EV Ownership Models

Partnership with British utility promises new charging infrastructure and smart grid tech

Business

Coronavirus Auto Industry Roundup

Sales perk up in China as production nosedives in Brazil, Mexico

Quality

Connecting V2X Tech

German consortium puts 5G communications to the test

Propulsion

China EV Maker Takes Norwegian Route to Europe

New BYD SUV will be followed by several light commercial trucks

Business

Toyota, VW Balk on U.S. Production Plans

Uncertainty about COVID-19 and supply chains cloud decisions

Design

Design Chief Luc Donckerwolke Departs Hyundai

Luxury car guru has crafted the styling of many memorable Audi, Bentley, Lambo and Genesis models

Production

VW Goes Back to Work in Europe with Safety Precautions

100-point plan implemented at massive Wolfsburg plant

Sales

Europe Outsells China on EVs

But the long-term winner is up for grabs

Production

Final Assembly Plants Begin to Reopen in Europe

Carmakers are pilot-testing their health safety strategies.

VW to Update Popular Crossover

Tiguan accounts for 15% of the carmaker’s global volume

Business

Putting Computers to Work Against COVID-19

VW and Denso have teamed up with quantum computer specialist, D-Wave, to support medical researchers

Business

Coronavirus Auto Industry Roundup

More carmakers are poised to resume production as financial burden mounts

Business

Car Sales Plunge 52% Across Europe

Coronavirus lockdowns keep buyers away.

Business

Ford Retunes Automotive Operations

A familiar call to improve the company’s performance

Production

Carmakers Tiptoe Back into Production in Europe

The trickle will continue into early May.

Business

BMW, Marelli Expand Blockchain Parts Management

Deploying blockchain throughout the automotive supply chain process promises to improve parts and transaction tracking, transparency and adherence to standards.

Hybrid

EVs and COVID-19: Low Energy Sales

2020 will not be a good year for global EV sales, research firm predicts

Propulsion

McLaren Eyes Synthetic Fuels

Can the carbon-neutral technology eventually become a viable alternative to electric vehicles?