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Jaguar Land Rover is in talks for U.S. plant, report says

Oct. 20, 2014 13:13 CET
Jaguar Land Rover is in talks with several southern U.S. states about building a factory that would eventually produce 200,000 vehicles a year, a UK newspaper reported.... Read More »

Land Rover will build Discovery Sport as second model in China plant

Oct. 20, 2014 12:49 CET
Jaguar Land Rover will build the Discovery Sport midsize SUV as a second model in its new China factory after the Range Rover Evoque. The Discovery Sport is based on the Evoque.... Read More »

Ford will invest 240 million euros in UK on cleaner diesels

Oct. 20, 2014 11:31 CET
Ford will invest a further 240 million euros (190 million pounds) in its factory in Dagenham, southern England, as part of a new diesel engine...... Read More »

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Ford shrinks its supplier 'watch' list

Oct. 20, 2014 06:01 CET
Ford has fewer vendors on its "watch" list of suppliers that are struggling to meet production targets.... Read More »

Getrag, Dongfeng form dual clutch transmissions JV in China

Oct. 20, 2014 10:54 CET
Germany's Getrag formed a joint venture with Dongfeng to develop and produce dual clutch transmissions in China.... Read More »

China's policies are pushing out pickups

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 20, 2014
When Beijing implemented its Road Traffic Law in 2003, it granted city governments the liberty to decide whether to permit pickups to drive in their...... Read More »

Ford and suppliers jointly benchmark competitors' vehicles

Oct. 19, 2014 06:01 CET
Ford is inviting suppliers to help benchmark other companies' vehicles and parts before it launches new models.... Read More »

Renault's China vehicle sales could reach 800,000 a year, Ghosn says

Oct. 18, 2014 06:01 CET
Renault, a latecomer to China, could sell up to 800,000 vehicles annually in the country, CEO Carlos Ghosn said.... Read More »

VW recalls 1.1 million cars in N. America, China over suspension issue

Oct. 18, 2014 06:01 CET
Volkswagen said it is recalling more than 1.1 million cars in North America and China to correct a potential problem with rear suspension parts.... Read More »

Europe's new-car sales rise 6% on price cuts

Oct. 17, 2014 09:19 CET
Car sales in Europe rose 6 percent in September, helped by automakers' price cuts and strong demand in the region's top markets of Germany, the UK...... Read More »

Porsche is first company to hire Vatican's Sistine Chapel

Oct. 17, 2014 11:41 CET
Porsche is the first company to host a corporate event in the Vatican City's Sistine Chapel after Pope Francis allowed the chapel to be rented out...... Read More »

Volkswagen to recall over 580,000 cars in China

Oct. 17, 2014 10:54 CET
Volkswagen's China joint venture, FAW-Volkswagen Automobile, will recall more than 580,000 New Sagitar and Beetles because of an axle problem.... Read More »

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BMW chief designer Karim Habib on creating a boxier 2-series convertible

Oct. 17, 2014 06:30 CET
Karim Habib, BMW Group's design chief, is responsible for styling the 2-series convertible, debuted recently at the Paris auto show.... Read More »

Self-driving cars will boost demand for collision-avoidance sensors

Oct. 17, 2014 06:01 CET
Autonomous cars may be a decade away, but the sensors they will need for collision avoidance -- radar, cameras, ultrasound and lidar -- have become a...... Read More »

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Audi seeks to increase TT's market share

Oct. 17, 2014 06:30 CET
Audi expects its new TT to boost its market share even though demand for small sports cars is shrinking.... Read More »

GKN expands powdered metal output in China

Oct. 17, 2014 14:59 CET
UK supplier GKN Powder Metallurgy is investing 8.... Read More »

Volvo 'triple boost' engine cranks up the power

Oct. 17, 2014 06:01 CET
Volvo is testing a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that uses three turbochargers to crank out at least 450 hp.... Read More »

China's BYD beats Renault, Nissan in Brussels electric taxi bid

Oct. 16, 2014 21:43 CET
China's BYD was the winner in Brussel's first tender for emission-free taxis, beating Renault and Nissan.... Read More »

Ford may join VW in selling plug-in hybrids in Europe

Oct. 16, 2014 06:01 CET
Ford may join rival Volkswagen by introducing plug-in hybrid models in Europe. Ford already sells plug-in versions of its Fusion and C-Max in the U.S.... Read More »

Renault stake sale not a priority for French gov't

Oct. 16, 2014 11:12 CET
The French government has no plans to sell its 15 percent stake in Renault, Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron said.... Read More »

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