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James Bond carmaker Aston Martin targets £5.1 bn IPO

London - Aston Martin, the luxury British sports car brand favoured by fictional spy James Bond 007, said Thursday that its upcoming stock market flotation would look to value the group at up to £5.1 billion ($6.7 billion, 5.7 billion euros).

Top VW shareholder faces investor fury in own 'dieselgate' suit

Frankfurt Am Main - A German court on Wednesday began hearing a lawsuit pitting Porsche SE, the majority shareholder in Volkswagen, against angry investors who say they were told too late about the diesel emissions cheating scandal.

VW faces first big German court date over 'dieselgate'

Brunswick - The first major German court case against Volkswagen over the "dieselgate" scandal that has shaken up the car industry opened Monday, as investors pursue the world's largest automaker for billions in compensation.

Elon Musk muses about life over whiskey and weed

San Francisco - Entrepreneur Elon Musk sipped whiskey and puffed a little weed while musing at length about artificial intelligence, colonizing space, and the need to give love a chance.

Volkswagen faces German court showdown over 'dieselgate'

Frankfurt Am Main - Three years after the "dieselgate" scandal shook it to its foundations, Volkswagen next week faces a first major court case in Germany over cheating emissions tests on millions of vehicles worldwide.

Move over, Musk: Kalashnikov unveils 'electric supercar'

Moscow - Russian arms maker Kalashnikov on Thursday presented its new electric car inspired by a rare 1970s model, saying the new technology will rival Elon Musk's Tesla.

Volkswagen in dispute with Mexican farmers

Puebla - Mexican farming communities accused German auto giant Volkswagen on Tuesday of "arbitrarily" provoking a drought in the central state of Puebla to protect its newly manufactured cars from hail.

Volkswagen recalls 700,000 SUVs over short circuit risk

Frankfurt Am Main - German auto behemoth Volkswagen said Monday it was recalling 700,000 SUVs around the world, warning that lights built into their sunroofs risk short-circuiting if they become wet.

Tesla shares tumble after Musk interview sparks fresh fears

Washington - Tesla shares took a pounding Friday amid fresh fears about the future of the electric carmaker after a wide-ranging interview with chief executive Elon Musk in which he revealed his struggles with exhaustion and a lengthy but unsuccessful effort to fin...

Criminal case filed against BMW over S. Korea car fires

Seoul - A group of BMW owners in South Korea filed a criminal complaint against the German automaker Thursday over alleged delays in recalling more than 100,000 cars after a spate of engine fires, their lawyer said.

Daimler halts Iran activities over US sanctions

Frankfurt Am Main - German automaker Daimler on Tuesday said it was halting its business activities in Iran after the United States re-imposed sanctions on Tehran.

Uber hits brakes on self-driving trucks

San Francisco - Uber on Monday said it is hitting the brakes on self-driving trucks, shifting gears to focus just on autonomous cars.

German post office delivers electric car surprise

Frankfurt Am Main - On German streets plied by hulking SUVs and roaring combustion engines, the small, toy-like electric vehicles driven by postmen stand out by their silence and their bright yellow livery.

Nissan admits falsifying emissions data on cars made in Japan

Apo - Nissan admitted Monday that data on exhaust emissions and fuel economy had been deliberately "altered", dealing a blow to the Japanese car giant's efforts to recover trust after an inspection scandal last year.

European car shares skid after Trump tariff threat

Paris - Shares in European Union car manufacturers fell on Friday after US President Donald Trump threatened to impose a 20 percent tariff on cars imported from the bloc, traders said. Fiat Chrysler shares lost more than three percent in Milan.

GM to build new SUV in Mexico

New York - General Motors confirmed Friday that it will produce a new sport-utility model in Mexico, despite President Donald Trump's efforts to pressure US companies to add manufacturing at home.

Trade conflict already sapping German economy

Apo - An industrial powerhouse built on massive exports and a gigantic car industry, Germany is among the nations most sensitive to mounting trade tensions between the United States and other major economies.

Audi names interim CEO after boss arrested in diesel probe

Frankfurt Am Main - German carmaker Audi said Tuesday it had named a new interim chief, a day after prosecutors arrested boss Rupert Stadler in connection with parent company Volkswagen's "dieselgate" scandal.

VW says will pay 1 bn euro German fine over emissions cheating

Berlin - Auto giant Volkswagen said Wednesday it would pay a one billion euro ($1.2 billion) fine imposed by German prosecutors for diesel emissions cheating.

BMW assesses wireless charging vehicle

BMW is to become the first automobile manufacturer to develop an integrated solution for inductive charging of a plug-in hybrid model. Manufacturing is set to commence in July 2018.

Europe fears trade dispute escalation as US weighs auto tariffs

Frankfurt Am Main - The European Union and German automakers reacted with dismay Thursday after the US said tariffs on car imports could be on the horizon, potentially opening a new front in a burgeoning transatlantic trade conflict.

Volkswagen rejects 'protectionism' after US car tariff threat

Frankfurt Am Main - Car behemoth Volkswagen warned Thursday against "one-sided protectionism" after the United States said it was considering new taxes on auto imports in the name of national security."One-sided protectionism has never helped anyone in the long term.

Japan hits back as US mulls auto tariffs

Apo - Japan's trade minister on Thursday pushed back against Washington for considering possible tariffs on automobile imports, a major driver of the Japanese economy.

Trump administration weighs slapping tariffs on auto imports

Washington - The US Commerce Department said Wednesday it launched an inquiry that could allow the Trump administration to impose tariffs on auto imports over national security concerns.

Digital transformation of car dealerships Special

Car dealerships are embracing a range of new technologies, such as artificial intelligence, in order to increase efficiencies and to remain competitive. One leading example is PureCars, and the CEO, Sam Mylrea, has provided his vision to Digital Journal.

VW 'contests' report boss knew of diesel cheating risk

Frankfurt Am Main - German carmaker Volkswagen rejected Sunday a report that chief executive Herbert Diess knew of the financial risks from the firm's massive diesel cheating earlier than he has so far acknowledged.

Ex-Yugoslav strongman Tito's luxury car given new lease of life

Novi Sad - Years of dust has been wiped off, the engine replaced, the chassis once again gleams a dark blue and the wheel rims sparkle -- one of ex-Yugoslav strongman Josip Broz Tito's luxury cars has been given a new lease of life in Serbia.

Toyota posts record profit but warns on outlook

Apo - Japanese car giant Toyota reported a record full-year net profit Wednesday thanks to a weaker yen and US tax cuts, but warned about the outlook for the next 12 months.

In latest diesel woes, Audi flags new emissions 'irregularities'

Frankfurt Am Main - German luxury carmaker Audi on Tuesday said it had detected "irregularities" in the emissions controls of recent A6/A7 models, prompting it to halt deliveries in the latest twist in the "dieselgate" scandal dogging parent company Volkswagen.

Volkswagen sees 'good start' to 2018 despite slip in profits

Frankfurt Am Main - German car giant Volkswagen on Thursday reported a drop in profits but nonetheless said strong sales got the year off to "a good start", as new CEO Herbert Diess pushes on with a post-dieselgate revamp of the behemoth.
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