Europe

New Audi RS 6 Coming to America

August 21, 2019 at 1:05 PM

Audi AG says it will offer its RS 6 Avant sport wagon for the first time in North America, beginning next year.

Porsche Invests in Israeli Vision Startup

August 21, 2019 at 2:39 AM

Porsche AG has joined a $19 million funding round for TriEye Technologies Ltd., an Israeli startup that is developing sensing technology that can “see” through bad weather.

BMW Ramps Up iNext EV Prototypes

August 20, 2019 at 6:27 PM

BMW AG has begun building prototypes of its upcoming iNext electric vehicle at its pilot manufacturing plant in Munich.

JLR Eyes 3D Display

August 20, 2019 at 5:36 PM

Jaguar Land Rover Ltd. is developing a 3D head-up display system that could be used to improve safety and enhance passenger entertainment.

Daimler Ponders Overhaul of Mercedes Vans Unit

August 20, 2019 at 2:50 PM

Daimler AG says it is reviewing the product lineup for its Mercedes-Benz Vans unit and pondering other steps to cut fixed costs and streamline the division’s management structure.

VW Group Sales Drop 2% in July

August 20, 2019 at 1:45 PM

Volkswagen AG global sales slipped 2% last month, in spite of a slight gain in China.

Mercedes Unveils Electric MPV

August 20, 2019 at 12:17 PM

Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz unit has taken the wraps off the production version of its all-electric EQV van this week ahead of the vehicle’s public unveiling at next month’s Frankfurt auto show.

FCA Focuses On Small Cars, EVs for Europe

August 20, 2019 at 2:06 AM

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV will revamp the center of its European product lineup around its two best-selling models, the 500 city car and Panda mini crossover, Autocar reports.

Gloomy Results for French Solar Road

August 19, 2019 at 2:37 PM

The 1-km (0.6-mile) solar road installed in late 2016 in northwest France has failed to meet expectations for the project, reports Le Monde.

Mercedes Adds Plug-In Hybrid Variants

August 19, 2019 at 12:36 PM

Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz unit is launching plug-in hybrid versions of its entry-level A- and B-Class cars.

Yandex Seeks 10x Expansion of Robotic Car Fleet

August 19, 2019 at 11:37 AM

Russian internet and ride-hailing services provider Yandex NV tells Reuters it hopes to put 1,000 self-driving test cars on the road within two years.

Forster to Chair Hella’s Shareholder Committee

August 19, 2019 at 11:15 AM

Lighting and electronics supplier Hella GmbH & Co. plans to name industry veteran Carl-Peter Forster to chair its shareholder committee, effective Sept. 27.