Europe

Tata Denies Plans to Sell Jaguar Land Rover to PSA

May 09, 2019 at 1:05 PM

Tata Motors Ltd. says there is “no truth” in a British media report that the company is poised to sell its Jaguar Land Rover unit to PSA Group.

Mitsubishi Calls for Return of U.K. Plug-in Hybrid Incentives

May 09, 2019 at 10:25 AM

Mitsubishi Motors Corp. says the U.K. should reinstate incentives for plug-in hybrid incentives that the government discontinued last November.

Dyson Reveals Patent Sketch for EV

May 09, 2019 at 12:49 AM

Home appliance maker Dyson Ltd. has revealed a patent sketch of the electric car it plans to debut in 2021.

VW Names Electric Hatchback the “ID.3”

May 08, 2019 at 3:26 PM

Volkswagen AG says its upcoming all-electric compact hatchback will be called the ID.3.

Polestar Opens R&D Center in U.K.

May 08, 2019 at 11:14 AM

Volvo Car Corp.’s Polestar electric vehicle unit is opening a research and development center in Coventry, England.

Engines Remain Key Part of Maserati’s Future

May 07, 2019 at 5:13 PM

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV’s Maserati unit is due to launch several electrified vehicles in coming years, but the brand remains committed to piston engines.

McLaren to Unveil GT Supercar Next Week

May 07, 2019 at 12:46 PM

McLaren Automotive Ltd. will take the wraps off the all-new GT supercar next week.

Ferrari’s Revenue, Earnings Soar

May 07, 2019 at 11:57 AM

Ferrari NV reports that its adjusted net profit in the first quarter of 2019 jumped 22% to €180 million ($201 million).

Porsche Pays €535 Million Fine in Diesel Cheating Scandal

May 07, 2019 at 11:39 AM

Volkswagen AG’s Porsche unit has been fined €535 million ($599 million) by German prosecutors in Stuttgart for selling diesel-powered vehicles that didn’t meet emission standards.

Skoda Freshens Superb Sedan

May 07, 2019 at 11:16 AM

Volkswagen AG’s Skoda unit is updating its flagship Superb sedan with an exterior facelift, new interior display and hybrid powertrain option.

BMW’s Net Profit Plunges 74%

May 07, 2019 at 2:51 AM

BMW AG reports that its group net profit shrank to €588 million ($659 million) in the first quarter from €2.3 billion in the same period last year.

China’s Great Wall Opens SUV Plant in Russia

May 07, 2019 at 2:43 AM

China’s Great Wall Motor Co. says it will begin making Haval F7 crossover vehicles at a new factory in central Russia later this month.