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This is another setback for Volkswagen as it faces a wave of cases stemming from its emissions scandal
'Two police officers and 5 civilians were wounded,' police officer Abdukadir Ahmed says. There is no immediate claim of responsibility.
Volkswagen will no longer build a new factory in Turkey which would have employed 4,000 people
A steel cable connected to the front seat belts can 'suffer from fatigue' over time and affect the seat belt's 'restraint function'
New car sales in France rise 1.2% in June 2020, a major rebound after the plunge during the coronavirus lockdown
The car parts which came from China, are repacked and mislabeled as 'made in Japan'
Fiat Chrysler chairman John Elkann says his company and Peugeot are on track to merge by the 1st quarter of 2021
The loan for Fiat Chrysler is 'an operation that aims to preserve and reinforce the Italian auto industry,' says Economy Minister Roberto Gualtieri
Britain's carmakers are ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic, with the sector already shedding more than 6,000 jobs in June 2020
The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association calls on governments to help the car industry recover and safeguard jobs
Ralf Brandstaetter will replace Herbert Diess as Volkswagen chief executive officer. Diess will remain CEO of the entire VW group.
Bentley says the coronavirus pandemic 'hastened' its move to cut almost a quarter of its workforce in the United Kingdom
British car dealership Lookers says it is cutting about 1,500 jobs, while carmaker Aston Martin is slashing 500
Just over 168,000 cars are registered in Germany in May 2020, down 49.5% compared with May 2019
French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire approves the loan after a meeting with executives, labor representatives, and local officials concerned by a sweeping overhaul unveiled by Renault
'We need these jobs, otherwise it's a whole territory that will die,' says a Renault union member in Maubeuge, France
Volkswagen will take a 50% stake in JAG – the parent company of state-owned JAC Motors – and a 26% share of Chinese battery supplier Gotion High-Tech
(UPDATED) French carmaker Renault says nearly 4,600 jobs would be cut in France and more than 10,000 in the rest of the world – some 8% of the company's global workforce
Nissan logs a net loss of 671.2 billion yen ($6.2 billion) for the fiscal year ending March 2020, and announces it is closing its Barcelona plant that employs 3,000 people
As the auto industry faces an existential crisis from the coronavirus pandemic, Renault, Nissan, and Mitsubishi pledge to work together to 'enhance efficiency and competitiveness'
Andy Palmer is replaced by Tobias Moers, head of Mercedes-AMG, at the helm of Aston Martin
Almost 5 years after Volkswagen's admission to cheating on emissions tests, the ruling is the first real legal setback for VW in its home country
The outlook for the Renault-Nissan alliance already looked bleak enough in 2019. Then along comes the coronavirus.
'Without question: the video is wrong and tasteless,' says Volkswagen, as it draws flak for an ad it posted on Instagram
German car giant Volkswagen is paying a 9-million-euro settlement over market manipulation charges faced by CEO Herbert Diess and supervisory board chief Hans Dieter Poetsch
Some workers express concerns about the risks of assembly line activity, but automakers say they will be able to work with safety measures in place
At least 7 intelligence personnel are killed by a car bomb in the eastern province of Ghazni, Afghanistan
The uptick in car sales comes as China emerges from months of lockdown imposed to curb the spread of the coronavirus
New registrations for cars sold in Britain collapse to 4,321 in April 2020, the worst performance since February 1946 or just after World War II
Tourism and car manufacturing are especially hard-hit, says the International Labour Organization
Preparations continue on the planned merger of PSA and Fiat Chrysler, but the financial terms reportedly need to be reevaluated as a result of the coronavirus pandemic
Volvo Cars cites the need for 'social distancing' in order to prevent the novel coronavirus from spreading further
Registering a car, a company or other property in the names of low-income people and subordinates is a common scheme used by wealthy Indonesians to avoid paying tax
(UPDATED) Although global factors are at play, the Philippines’ business climate and government policies are also partly to blame
The crash leaves veteran driver Ryan Newman seriously injured and hospitalized
A manhunt is underway for the driver in the car-ramming, who fled the scene in the heart of west Jerusalem after the attack
Under a compensation plan approved by Tesla's board in 2018, Musk is to be paid in stock awards based on the value of the company, which could be worth as much as $50 billion if Tesla reaches $650 billion
Arceli Nucos and Egnal Limbauan 'are now stable and have been moved to the normal wards,' says Yeo Guat Kwang, Center for Domestic Employees chairman
Eleven other people are injured, including two from the South Tyrol region where the incident happened
Her family in San Carlos, Caba, La Union, will hold a wake for Arlyn Nucos for two weeks
'It came down, curved, seemed to have lost brakes and was coming to us,' Laila Laudencia recounts of the fatal car crash she was lucky to have survived
(UPDATED) 'Our deepest sympathies go out to all the families of the 6 affected helpers, and to Ms Abigail Leste and Ms Arlyn Nucos who died from the impact of the accident,' says Low Yen Ling, Mayor of the South West District
The Department of Foreign Affairs and the Philippine Embassy in Singapore are now working on the repatriation of the remains of the Filipino casualties
The combined PSA-Fiat Chrysler group will have total revenues of nearly 170 billion euros ($190 million) and annual unit sales of some 8.7 million vehicles
The PSA-Fiat Chrysler merger will be achieved via the creation of a parent company in the Netherlands, which would be the world's 4th largest automaker in terms of sales
James Dyson laments, 'Though we have tried very hard throughout the development process, we simply cannot make it commercially viable'
(3rd UPDATE) The surge in violence, with civilians paying the heaviest price, comes after US President Donald Trump called off talks with the Taliban
Ric is known as the singer-songwriter and rhythm guitarist of the group
Aside from Reynaldo Bugnay Sr, budget officer of the municipality of Conner, two more persons are reported killed in motorcycle crashes in the Cordilleras the past few days
(UPDATED) The car bomb blast shakes Shash Darak, a heavily fortified area adjacent to the Green Zone and home to several important complexes