Europe

Renault to Nissan: Don’t Talk to Our Board Members

December 12, 2018 at 3:33 PM

Renault SA has cautioned alliance partner Nissan Motor Co. not to contact its directors to review evidence that former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn failed to declare €38 million ($43 million) in pay.

Audi Readies “Immersive” Entertainment System

December 12, 2018 at 1:47 PM

Audi AG is developing a next-generation infotainment technology that the carmaker hails as an “immersive” experience.

New SEAT SUV Brakes for Cyclists

December 12, 2018 at 1:15 PM

Volkswagen AG’s SEAT unit is introducing a new safety system on the 2019 Tarraco SUV/crossover vehicle to help prevent collisions with bicyclists.

Aston Martin Revs Up Valkyrie V-12 Engine

December 12, 2018 at 11:30 AM

Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd. has released a teaser video that indicates the naturally aspirated 6.5-liter V-12 engine for the upcoming Valkyrie hypercar will generate 1,000 hp and 546 lb-ft of torque.

Nissan to Widen Ghosn Probe

December 12, 2018 at 10:52 AM

Nissan Motor Co. is preparing to widen its investigation into financial wrongdoing by former Chairman Carlos Ghosn to include the company’s alliance with Renault SA and its subsidiaries.

Audi Makes Schot Its Official CEO

December 12, 2018 at 10:40 AM

Volkswagen Group’s Audi has named interim CEO Abraham Schot to become its permanent CEO on Jan. 1.

Still No EU Accord on CO2 Limits for Cars

December 12, 2018 at 1:06 AM

European Union member countries and the European Parliament continue to debate about future limits for carbon dioxide emissions from cars, Reuters reports.

BMW to Upgrade Munich Plant for i4 EV

December 11, 2018 at 3:03 PM

BMW AG plans to invest €200 million ($226 million) to ready its main Munich assembly plant for the all-new i4 electric sedan, which will launch in 2021.

Pininfarina EV Christened the Battista

December 11, 2018 at 12:56 PM

Automobili Pininfarina has named its upcoming electric hypercar the Battista after the founder of the legendary Italian design house.

Daimler Expects to Buy €20 Billion Worth of Battery Cells

December 11, 2018 at 12:44 PM

Daimler AG says it intends to buy more than €20 billion ($22.6 billion) worth of battery cells between now and 2030 to power its future electrified vehicles.

Report: Lotus Developing 1,000-hp Electric Hypercar

December 11, 2018 at 8:47 AM

Group Lotus plc is developing an all-electric vehicle that promises to be the marque's most fast, most powerful and highest-priced car in the company’s 70-year history.

U.K. Delays Parliament Brexit Vote

December 10, 2018 at 5:09 PM

British Prime Minister Theresa May has agreed to postpone a Dec. 11 parliamentary vote on her compromise plan for the U.K.’s scheduled exit from the European Union next spring.