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Renault opens first China factory
Renault opens first China factory

French car giant Renault opened its first car factory in China.

Renault opens first China factory
Mystery electric car startup unveils prototype
Mystery electric car startup unveils prototype

he mystery electric car startup Faraday Future unveiled its first prototype vehicle on Monday while offering few details on its ownership.

Mystery electric car startup unveils prototype
VW puts off China investment amid costly emissions scandal
VW puts off China investment amid costly emissions scandal

German automaker Volkswagen, tainted by an emissions scandal expected to cost it billions, said it had postponed a planned investment in China.

VW puts off China investment amid costly emissions scandal
EU gives Volkswagen 10 days to clarify CO2 irregularities
EU gives Volkswagen 10 days to clarify CO2 irregularities

EU regulators have given Volkswagen 10 days to clarify its own admission that nearly a million of the company's cars emit more CO2 pollution than originally claimed.

EU gives Volkswagen 10 days to clarify CO2 irregularities
France wants Renault-Nissan 'operational integration', no merger: minister
France wants Renault-Nissan 'operational integration', no merger: minister

France wants an "operational integration" between Renault and Nissan, Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron said, but reaffirmed that a merger is "not on the agenda".

France wants Renault-Nissan 'operational integration', no merger: minister
Fitch slashes VW ratings over poor management of pollution fraud
Fitch slashes VW ratings over poor management of pollution fraud

Fitch ratings agency on Monday cut Volkswagen's credit rating by two notches, saying that a widening pollution cheating scandal has exposed weak corporate governance at the German auto giant.

Fitch slashes VW ratings over poor management of pollution fraud
French PM says opposed to Renault, Nissan merger
French PM says opposed to Renault, Nissan merger

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said he was opposed to a full merger of Renault and Nissan, but wanted to "preserve the alliance", following a week of mounting tensions over the role of the state in the carmaker.

French PM says opposed to Renault, Nissan merger
Volkswagen to negotiate settlement in Brazil rights case
Volkswagen to negotiate settlement in Brazil rights case

Volkswagen will negotiate a settlement with Brazilian justice officials for allegedly allowing the torture and detention of employees opposed to Brazil's former military dictatorship.

Volkswagen to negotiate settlement in Brazil rights case
VW skids into red in wake of pollution scandal
VW skids into red in wake of pollution scandal

German auto giant Volkswagen said that the global pollution-cheating scam it is currently embroiled in pushed it deeply into the red in the third quarter and would hurt earnings for the whole of 2015.

VW skids into red in wake of pollution scandal
VW says second type of engine not fitted with cheating device
VW says second type of engine not fitted with cheating device

German auto giant Volkswagen steered clear of a fresh blow in its emissions-rigging scandal, saying that another type of diesel engine which had raised concerns was not fitted with software designed to dupe testers.

VW says second type of engine not fitted with cheating device
VW to recall 8.5 mn vehicles in Europe as Italian police raid offices
VW to recall 8.5 mn vehicles in Europe as Italian police raid offices

Volkswagen said it will recall a total of 8.5 million diesel vehicles Europe-wide as police raided the carmaker's office in Italy and those of its sports car unit Lamborghini over a global pollution-cheating scandal.

VW to recall 8.5 mn vehicles in Europe as Italian police raid offices
91,000 vehicles in Australia affected by VW cheating
91,000 vehicles in Australia affected by VW cheating

Volkswagen said that more than 91,000 of its vehicles in Australia are fitted with emissions-cheating technology, more than two weeks after the global scandal broke.

91,000 vehicles in Australia affected by VW cheating
Merkel plays down impact of VW scandal on German image
Merkel plays down impact of VW scandal on German image

Chancellor Angela Merkel said the emissions scandal that has hit car giant Volkswagen was "dramatic" but would not inflict lasting damage on Germany's reputation.

Merkel plays down impact of VW scandal on German image
VW revs up recall plan, hunts for culprits in pollution scam
VW revs up recall plan, hunts for culprits in pollution scam

German auto giant Volkswagen shifted up a gear in its plans to recall millions of cars fitted with pollution-cheating software as it boosted efforts to find the masterminds behind the scam.

VW revs up recall plan, hunts for culprits in pollution scam
VW says 1.8 mn commercial vehicles fitted with emission-cheating software
VW says 1.8 mn commercial vehicles fitted with emission-cheating software

German auto giant Volkswagen said that 1.8 million of its commercial vehicles worldwide are fitted with the sophisticated software enabling them to cheat emission tests.

VW says 1.8 mn commercial vehicles fitted with emission-cheating software
Porsche chief Mueller to take the wheel at VW: report
Porsche chief Mueller to take the wheel at VW: report

The head of German luxury sports car maker Porsche, Matthias Mueller, has been picked to succeed Martin Winterkorn as the chief executive of scandal-battered auto giant Volkswagen.

Porsche chief Mueller to take the wheel at VW: report
French minister urges 'Europe-wide' probe after VW scandal
French minister urges 'Europe-wide' probe after VW scandal

France's finance minister called for a "Europe-wide" probe after revelations that hundreds of thousands of Volkswagen diesel cars had software that secretly thwarts US pollution tests.

French minister urges 'Europe-wide' probe after VW scandal
Apple revving work on electric car
Apple revving work on electric car

Apple aims to have an electric car on the road some time in the year 2019, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.

Apple revving work on electric car
Apple explores rules of the road for self-driving cars
Apple explores rules of the road for self-driving cars

The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) said that it met with Apple to discuss rules of the road regarding testing self-driving cars.

Apple explores rules of the road for self-driving cars
Tesla to produce 'economical' Model 3 in two years
Tesla to produce 'economical' Model 3 in two years

Tesla will begin producing the "lower cost" Model 3 in two years, Elon Musk, the founder of the luxury electric carmaker said..

Tesla to produce 'economical' Model 3 in two years