Europe

Next-Gen Juke Grows Up, Adds Tech

September 04, 2019 at 12:00 AM

Nissan Motor Co.’s redesigned Juke compact crossover vehicle is larger, better equipped and features less polarizing styling than the first-generation model that launched in 2010.

Mild-Hybrid Lambo Speedster Breaks Cover

September 03, 2019 at 3:45 PM

Lamborghini SpA has taken the wraps off its Sian hypercar, which features a 48-volt mild-hybrid architecture and supercapacitor, ahead of the model’s public unveiling at next week’s Frankfurt auto show.

CNH Industrial to Split in Two

September 03, 2019 at 3:32 PM

Industrial vehicle producer CNH Industrial NV plans to split in two next year in a bid to hike value.

Japan, France Affirm Support for Renault-Nissan Alliance

September 03, 2019 at 12:16 PM

Senior representatives of the Japanese and French governments have reaffirmed their mutual support for the 20-year-old business alliance between Renault and Nissan.

Paris Readies “Noise Radar” Tech

September 03, 2019 at 12:06 PM

Paris has begun testing a device that can automatically measure a vehicle’s noise level and issue a ticket if local laws have been violated.

Fiat Drops 500 City Car in N. America

September 03, 2019 at 10:53 AM

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is discontinuing the Fiat 500 city car and all-electric variant in North America.

SEAT Cupra Concept Previews Future EV

September 03, 2019 at 9:45 AM

Volkswagen AG’s SEAT unit says its all-electric Cupra Tavascan concept crossover has an estimated driving range of 280 miles. 

Car Sales in France Drop 15%

September 03, 2019 at 2:18 AM

Demand for new passenger cars in France fell 15% to 129,300 units in August, according to trade group CCFA.

Bugatti Chiron Breaks 300 mph Record

September 03, 2019 at 1:49 AM

A mildly modified Bugatti Chiron hypercar has become the first near-production car to break the 300 mph speed barrier.

Top Renault-Nissan Alliance Exec Deboeuf Quits

September 02, 2019 at 4:51 PM

Arnauld Deboeuf, who ran the Office of the CEO for the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance, has quit, telling his staff that Renault CEO Thierry Bollore ordered him to leave.

France Might Consider Changes in Renault-Nissan Alliance

September 02, 2019 at 12:26 PM

The French government says it might be willing to support changes in cross-ownership of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance after all.

Conti Ponders Total Spin Off Powertrain Division

September 02, 2019 at 11:38 AM

Continental AG’s executive board says it may completely spin off its Powertrain unit under the Vitesco Technologies name rather than float a partial initial public offering for the business.