July 3, 1886: Karl Benz officially unveils the Benz Patent Motorwagen, the first vehicle meant to be propelled by an engine.
Ten years after
The downturn in car sales in Europe, and the sluggish state of the US economy, make finding new markets a matter of survival for some manufacturers
In 1963 Ferruccio Lamborghini founded the famed car company of the same name, in Sant’Agata Bolognese, a village in Northern Italy’s “motor land”
It is all shiny new cars and beaming smiles at the Geneva Motor Show, but what is the real state of play in the market in Europe and elsewhere?
The car is the star in this edition of News+ as we focus on the Geneva Motor Show.
Before speaking to a senior executive with luxury car maker
The British car-maker, owned by the Indian group Tata Motors, has announced a 30% rise in sales for 2012.
Jaguar Land Rover has sailed through the
French carmaker Renault was the second best performer on the Cac40 on Thursday after it said it was selling off its stake in the Swedish
Poor sales in November meant Renault saw its shares slump on Monday in Paris.
The second largest French carmaker has been the hardest hit by the
A new generation of car tyres is being made with a list of intriguing ingredients.
Peter Snel, group head of R&D at Dutch tyre specialist Apollo
For the first time, German carmaker BMW says it is beginning to feel some headwinds in Europe, and that has spooked investors.
Despite the latest
Sweden’s Volvo was able to limit its losses on Wednesday in Stockholm as Europe’s stock markets rebounded later in the session.
Shares of the
When carmakers suffer, car parts makers also feel the pain and Britain’s GKN saw its shares fall after warning the economic slowdown in Europe would
Ferrari president Luca Cordero di Montezemolo was in Paris for the World Automobile Fair.
Euronews spoke to him about the state of the car
I’m Chris Burns and welcome to The Network where we connect into a matrix of newsmakers to get to the heart of an issue.
Let’s take a look at the
The world’s largest luxury car maker BMW is weathering the economic crisis better than others and its sales increased by more than eight percent in
It is hoilday time and for many Europeans it means packing up the car and hitting the road.
Sadly not everyone will return home safely. More than
Daimler is the manufacturer of the world’s third largest luxury car brand Mercedes, but it is not happy that it is now longer number one, despite
Volkswagen’s total takeover of Porsche will be completed by the start of August and the announcement boosted the share price of Europe’s largest
Fiat Industrial is moving to merge with its subsidiary CNH – Case New Holland – to simplify its structure in a move welcomed by investors.
Several European engineering firms are collaborating on new technology that would allow cars to drive you, rather than the other way round.
When it comes to making driving safer, much has been done over the past decades but there is still much work to do.
The European Union is currently