Europe

Daimler May Face Sprinter Recall on Diesels

October 07, 2019 at 1:10 AM

Daimler AG may be ordered to recall 260,000 of its diesel powered Mercedes-Benz Sprinter commercial vans because they are equipped with illegal emission control software, says Bild am Sonntag, which cites no sources.

AMS Falls Short in Osram Takeover Bid

October 04, 2019 at 4:25 PM

Austria’s sensors supplier AMS AG says it has failed to attract the 62.5% of shares in Osram Light AG necessary to acquire the German lighting systems supplier.

Conti Touts Future Tire Tech

October 04, 2019 at 3:38 PM

Continental AG's new concept tire features several technologies to improve performance and monitor wear.

New Golf Coming This Month

October 04, 2019 at 1:54 PM

Volkswagen AG says it will publicly unveil its all-new Golf small car at a special event in Germany on Oct. 24.

VW Eager to Share Know-How for Premium EVs

October 04, 2019 at 1:50 PM

Volkswagen AG says it is talking with other carmakers about sharing key technologies for premium electric vehicles in hopes of cutting development and production costs.

Audi, Deutsche Telekom Partner on 5G

October 04, 2019 at 11:12 AM

Audi AG and Deutsche Telekom AG are developing a 5G-based connected transportation infrastructure in Ingolstadt, Germany.

Car Sales Advance 1% in U.K.

October 04, 2019 at 10:51 AM

New-car registrations in the U.K. rose 1% to 343,300 units last month compared with below-normal sales in September 2018.

Bosch Touts Tech as Car Production Stalls

October 04, 2019 at 12:35 AM

Robert Bosch GmbH aims to offset a prolonged slump in car production by pursuing its expertise in electrification, fuel cells and artificial intelligence.

Traton to Invest €1 billion in Next-Gen Truck Tech

October 03, 2019 at 3:48 PM

 

Volkswagen AG’s Traton commercial truck unit plans to spend €1 billion ($1.1 billion) over the next five years on advanced research and development.

New Rolls-Royce Design Chief Quits

October 03, 2019 at 1:46 PM

Jozef Kaban has left BMW AG’s Rolls-Royce unit six months after being named design chief of the ultra-luxury marque.

Dana, Valeo Team Up on 48-Volt Hybrid Tech

October 03, 2019 at 10:26 AM

Dana Inc. and Valeo SA are partnering to supply 48-volt electric systems for all-wheel-drive hybrid cars and low-speed electric vehicles.

Sept. Sales Revive in Germany, Italy, Spain

October 03, 2019 at 12:04 AM

September car sales surged in Germany, Italy and Spain relative to abnormally low volumes for the same month last year.