Car sales sped ahead in Europe in March up 10.9 percent from the same month last year with showrooms open for more days linked to the Easter holidays.
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.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel only found out about the Volkswagen emissions scandal through media reports, she has told a parliamentary committee of inquiry.
At the Geneva motor show the focus is on the future of carmaking with the rise of electric vehicles, automated driving and car sharing.
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
A report PSA would continue operating all Opel's German production sites if it buys Opel-Vauxhall has UK union officials worried.
Toyota's Akio Toyoda defends his company in response to President Trump's attacks saying it should be considered as a US manufacturer.