Europe

Mazda Readies Compact Crossover

February 05, 2019 at 2:46 PM

Mazda Motor Corp. will take wraps off a compact crossover vehicle at next month’s Geneva auto show.

BMW Exec: No Need for 9 Series Sedan

February 05, 2019 at 1:18 PM

BMW AG refutes media reports that it plans a top-end 9 Series sport sedan.

Report: Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi to Partner with Waymo

February 05, 2019 at 9:56 AM

The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance is finalizing plans to partner with Alphabet Inc.’s Waymo unit to develop autonomous vehicle services, The Nikkei reports.

Renault’s New Chairman to Join Nissan’s Board

February 05, 2019 at 2:05 AM

Nissan Motor Co.’s is expected today to nominate Renault SA’s new chairman to join its board, replacing Carlos Ghosn.

January Car Sales Slip 1% in France

February 05, 2019 at 12:40 AM

New-car registrations in France fell year-on-year for the fifth consecutive month in January, but by only 1% to 155,100 units, trade group CCFA reports.

Class-Action Diesel Lawsuit Against Daimler, Bosch to Proceed

February 05, 2019 at 12:13 AM

A federal judge in New Jersey has denied motions by Daimler AG and Robert Bosch GmbH to dismiss a class-action lawsuit that claims the two companies conspired to evade U.S. diesel emission laws.

Historic Spanish Brand to Unveil EV Concept

February 04, 2019 at 4:53 PM

Barcelona-based Hispano Suiza Automobiles, whose origins date back to the early 1900s, plans to unveil a concept electric vehicle at the Geneva auto show in March.

Russia’s Economy Expands 2.3%

February 04, 2019 at 4:48 PM

Russia’s gross domestic product expanded by 2.3% in 2018, up from 1.6% the year before, according to government data bureau Rossat.

Nissan Cancels Plan to Make X-Trail in U.K.

February 04, 2019 at 1:12 AM

Nissan Motor Co., citing uncertainty about business after the U.K. leaves the European Union in March, says it won’t build its next-generation X-Trail SUV in England after all.

European Carmakers Brace for Updates to Vapor Emission Rules

February 04, 2019 at 12:19 AM

Carmakers in Europe face a new wrinkle in the WLTP test for tailpipe emissions that took effect in September: tougher controls on evaporative emissions.

VW Adds Third Tank to European CNG Cars

February 01, 2019 at 3:26 PM

Volkswagen AG is adding a third compressed natural gas tank to its Golf and Polo TGI models in Europe.

Infiniti to Exit Europe?

February 01, 2019 at 12:50 PM

Nissan Motor Co.’s upscale Infiniti brand may soon discontinue sales in Europe, AutoActu says.