A Volkswagen executive has reportedly been arrested by the FBI on charges of conspiracy to defraud over the exhaust emissions scandal.
A South Korean court has jailed a local Volkswagen executive for 18 months for falsifying documents to get import certificates for vehicles.
Japan defends Toyota over Donald Trump's threat to heavily tax vehicles imported into the US that it is planning to build at a new plant in Mexico.
Samsung says its fourth-quarter profit likely leapt 50 percent from a year earlier to its highest level in more than three years.
A US judge has ruled Volkswagen does have a case to answer in a California court over the company's diesel emissions cheating scandal.
A Swiss insurance agency has ruled one of Uber's drivers is an employee so it has to pay social security contributions; Uber said it will appeal.
The world's largest container shipping line Maersk has teamed up with the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba to cut out freight forwarders.
Mexico's peso hit a new record low after Ford said it won't build a huge car-making plant in the country following criticism by president-elect Trump.
Italian shipyard Fincantieri has been approved as the preferred bidder for cruise-ship builder STX France, but politics could yet scupper the deal.
A German consumer rights group has filed a test case against Volkswagen over the emissions cheating scandal trying to get compensation for owners.
Airbus has signed a firm agreement on the sale of 100 aircraft to Iran Air, almost a year after international sanctions on Iran were lifted.