Europe

Next-Gen Golf to Get Autumn Reveal

August 28, 2019 at 11:38 AM

Volkswagen AG will unveil the redesigned Golf small car sometime this autumn rather than at next month’s Frankfurt auto show.

SEAT Readies Plug-In Hybrid SUV

August 28, 2019 at 10:59 AM

Volkswagen AG’s SEAT unit is adding a plug-in hybrid variant of its new Tarraco SUV/crossover vehicle.

Mercedes to Add Electric Citan Van

August 28, 2019 at 9:26 AM

Daimler AG says it will continue its partnership with the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance to develop a next-generation version of the Mercedes-Benz Citan delivery vehicle, including an all-electric variant.

VW’s Ferdinand Piech Dies at 82

August 26, 2019 at 5:24 PM

Ferdinand Piech, the autocratic former chairman and CEO who pushed Volkswagen Group into a 12-brand powerhouse, died yesterday at age 82.

Conti Ponders Plant Closures

August 26, 2019 at 1:16 AM

Continental AG reportedly may close as many as nine of its 32 powertrain factories and shed 4,000 jobs as part of a major restructuring effort.

Tesla Scouts Plant Sites in Germany

August 26, 2019 at 12:29 AM

Tesla Inc. reportedly has made initial inspections of at least two possible sites in Germany for a factory to make electric cars and battery packs.

VW Logo Returns to 2D Look

August 23, 2019 at 5:02 PM

Volkswagen AG will officially introduce a new two-dimensional version of its logo next month at the Frankfurt auto show.

Opel Plans EV Rally Car Series

August 23, 2019 at 4:33 PM

PSA Group's Opel unit plans to launch a rally car race series next summer that feature the upcoming all-electric variant of the Corsa small hatchback.

Audi to Show Tiny Off-Road EV in Frankfurt

August 23, 2019 at 2:37 PM

Audi AG will unveil its little AI:Trail concept electric vehicle at next month’s Frankfurt auto show.

Honda, Autoliv Ready Next-Gen Airbag

August 23, 2019 at 1:38 PM

Honda Motor Co. and Autoliv Inc. have developed a new airbag that promises to protect front-seat passengers better during offset front-impact accidents.

Lambo’s Valuation Jumps on SUV Sales

August 23, 2019 at 11:32 AM

Exotic supercar maker Automobil Lamborghini SpA is seeing its market value soar because of the success of its popular and sedately designed Urus crossover vehicle.

Lynk Cyan Sets Sedan, FWD ’Ring Records

August 23, 2019 at 10:58 AM

Geely Automobile Holding Co.’s Lynk & Co. unit has become the first Chinese carmaker to set a track record on Germany’s famed Nurburgring Nordschleife circuit.