Business / Auto Global

Practice session of the Italian F1 Grand Prix

[2013-09-07 21:10]

Ferrari Formula One driver Felipe Massa of Brazil drives during the third practice session of the Italian F1 Grand Prix at the Monza circuit Sept 7, 2013.

Ferrari got most out of the car - Alonso

[2013-08-27 06:52]

Fernando Alonso got the most out of his Ferrari in Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix but it was not enough to beat Sebastian Vettel's dominant Red Bull and prevent him stretching his overall lead.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveils 'Hyperloop' concept

[2013-08-13 06:46]

Tesla Chairman and CEO Elon Musk unveiled a transportation concept that he said could whisk passengers half the time it takes an airplane.

Mercedes car coolant 'riskier but not dangerous'

[2013-08-12 17:09]

France banned the sale of most of Daimler's new model Mercedes cars using the older refrigerant, saying it did not meet new European environmental standards.

Former Volvo CEO Stefan Jacoby join GM

[2013-08-07 10:30]

General Motors has announced that Stefan Jacoby, the former CEO of Volvo Car Co, will be its new executive vice president of international operations.

Fiat wins partial victory in bidding Chrysler

[2013-08-01 13:39]

A US judge accepted Fiat's legal positions in two pivotal disputes with an autoworkers' health-care trust that is a minority Chrysler shareholder.

US ruling may step up Fiat's Chrysler buyout

[2013-08-01 13:33]

Fiat said it "looked forward" to solving a dispute with the trust after winning a partial victory in its bid to buy the 41.5 percent of Chrysler.

Profit warning at Chrysler hits parent Fiat

[2013-07-31 15:56]

Fiat's US unit Chrysler, which generates most of the group's net profit, cut its profit forecast as it struggled to fill orders due to parts shortages.

Toyota still world's top automaker in H1

[2013-07-29 14:59]

Toyota Motor Corp looked set to retain its title as the world's top-selling carmaker in the first half of this year.

Green light for Bentley SUV

[2013-07-29 14:08]

Bentley Motors confirms that it will proceed with the development of the Bentley SUV, the company's fourth model line. The SUV will go on sale in 2016.

Aston Martin to get a new engine

[2013-07-29 09:02]

Luxury sports car maker Aston Martin is to team up with Daimler's high-performance Mercedes-AMG GmbH division to develop a new generation of bespoke V8 engines for the British firm.

Toyota gets final OK to settle the class action

[2013-07-23 15:25]

A US judge on friday gave final approval to the settlement of a class action lawsuit against Toyota Motor Corp by plaintiffs.

Jaguar to launch mass market range in 2015

[2013-07-23 15:24]

British luxury carmaker Jaguar will launch new affordable models from 2015 in a bid to emulate the success of lower cost luxury vehicles made by its sister company Land Rover.

BMW bets electric car offer may fend off Audi

[2013-07-23 15:21]

Germany's BMW will sell the battery powered i3 city car at a lower-than-expected base price to stoke demand for its first electric vehicle.

Daimler CEO buy $1.5 million in stock

[2013-07-22 13:46]

Dieter Zetsche, CEO of Daimler, purchased roughly 1.15 million euros ($1.51 million) worth of stock on Wednesday using the proceeds from share options granted nearly 10 years ago.

GM delays Chevy Cruze debut by a year

[2013-07-19 16:27]

General Motors Co has delayed the launch of the next-generation Chevrolet Cruze by a year due to engineering changes and a desire to squeeze more sales from the small car.

Detroit files for bankruptcy

[2013-07-19 16:04]

Detroit filed the largest-ever municipal bankruptcy in US history on Thursday, marking a new low for a city that was the cradle of the US automotive industry.

S. Korea's Seoul Auto Salon 2013 auto show starts

[2013-07-11 17:44]

South Korea started its Seoul Auto Salon 2013 on Thursday in Hall A COEX, and will last through Sunday.

FIA limits pitlane access

[2013-07-11 07:32]

Formula One's governing body ordered an immediate clampdown on access to the pitlane on Tuesday after a television cameraman was struck and injured.

Chrysler to recall 560,000 vehicles

[2013-07-04 05:53]

US giant automaker Chrysler Group LLC said Wednesday it is issuing four new recall campaigns covering about 560,000 vehicles.