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Volkswagen brand suffers profit drop after emissions scandal

There was a big profit drop for the Volkswagen brand in the wake of its emissions scandal. The remuneration for the VW brand boss was also cut.

There was a big profit drop for the Volkswagen brand in the wake of its emissions scandal. The remuneration for the VW brand boss was also cut.

Business

Power trends at the Geneva motor show

The Geneva motor show opens to the public with carmakers focused on Tesla style technology, but that doesn't mean the supercar is dead.

The Geneva motor show opens to the public with carmakers focused on Tesla style technology, but that doesn't mean the supercar is dead.

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'Media reports' informed Angela Merkel about Dieselgate

German Chancellor Angela Merkel only found out about the Volkswagen emissions scandal through media reports, she has told a parliamentary committee of inquiry.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel only found out about the Volkswagen emissions scandal through media reports, she has told a parliamentary committee of inquiry.

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Geneva Motor Show 2017: Luxury cars in photos

Europe’s biggest annual car show kicks off in Geneva with luxury and crossover vehicles in the limelight.

Europe’s biggest annual car show kicks off in Geneva with luxury and crossover vehicles in the limelight.

Business

Car industry looks beyond mergers at the Geneva motor show

At the Geneva motor show the focus is on the future of carmaking with the rise of electric vehicles, automated driving and car sharing.

At the Geneva motor show the focus is on the future of carmaking with the rise of electric vehicles, automated driving and car sharing.

Business

PSA Opel-Vauxhall deal to transform European car market

The takeover by French carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroen of General Motors' Opel-Vauxhall is set to transform the European car market.

The takeover by French carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroen of General Motors' Opel-Vauxhall is set to transform the European car market.

Sport

SilkWay gets new drivers, teams and challenges for 2017

The Silk Way, one of the world's toughest rallies, announces star drivers and new teams for the 2017 edition taking in Russia, Kazakhstan, and China

The Silk Way, one of the world's toughest rallies, announces star drivers and new teams for the 2017 edition taking in Russia, Kazakhstan, and China

Business

France's PSA could buy GM's Opel/Vauxhall

In a move that could shake up the global auto industry, France's PSA Peugeot Citroen is talking to General Motors about buying Opel/Vauxhall.

In a move that could shake up the global auto industry, France's PSA Peugeot Citroen is talking to General Motors about buying Opel/Vauxhall.

Business

Toyota's boss says it's a Japanese brand but a US automaker

Toyota's Akio Toyoda defends his company in response to President Trump's attacks saying it should be considered as a US manufacturer.

Toyota's Akio Toyoda defends his company in response to President Trump's attacks saying it should be considered as a US manufacturer.

Business

Fiat Chrysler and Renault protest innocence over emissions

Fiat Chrysler's Italian shares regained some of their value after they plunged following pollution accusations, Renault faces French probe.

Fiat Chrysler's Italian shares regained some of their value after they plunged following pollution accusations, Renault faces French probe.

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Volkswagen must defend investor lawsuit in US - judge rules

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 US judge has ruled Volkswagen does have a case to answer in a California court over the company's diesel emissions cheating scandal.

Business

Peso slumps as Ford cancels Mexico plant

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.

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.

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Ford scraps Mexico plant following Trump criticism

Ford Motor Company has scrapped a planned Mexican car factory and is instead extending its operations in Michigan by creating 700 jobs.

Ford Motor Company has scrapped a planned Mexican car factory and is instead extending its operations in Michigan by creating 700 jobs.

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Lamp post protects pedestrian from being hit by speeding car

A pedestrian in the Polish city of Kalisz narrowly avoided serious injury on Tuesday (November 29) when two cars collided, sending one flying onto the pavement.

A pedestrian in the Polish city of Kalisz narrowly avoided serious injury on Tuesday (November 29) when two cars collided, sending one flying onto the pavement.

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Video: Man chases runaway car across busy motorway

A driver near Colombier in Switzerland had an incredibly lucky escape last week as he chased his car across a motorway. The man can be seen pulling

A driver near Colombier in Switzerland had an incredibly lucky escape last week as he chased his car across a motorway. The man can be seen pulling

Business

Tesla goes all-in on self-driving

Electric car maker Tesla says all of its models will be equipped to be fully self-driving with that technology fully operational by the end of 2017.

Electric car maker Tesla says all of its models will be equipped to be fully self-driving with that technology fully operational by the end of 2017.