English Press / Presse anglaise
Automotive Business Review - 9 February, 2016 - 05:01
The 2017 Buick Encore will debut at the New York Auto Show in April, but before that its European-market Opel Mokka X twin will premiere at the Geneva motor show.
Automotive Business Review - 9 February, 2016 - 03:45
An EPA proposal to slash greenhouse gas emissions by medium and heavy duty vehicles would also ban the conversion of street cars into racecars, with far-reaching effects on auto racing and the aftermarket parts industry.
Financial Times - 9 February, 2016 - 01:09
White House says equivalent to removing 140m cars from roads each year
Automotive Business Review - 8 February, 2016 - 22:50
Frederick Standish, who managed Nissan North America's corporate communications as it reinvented itself in Tennessee, has died at 65 after a long illness.
Automotive Business Review - 8 February, 2016 - 21:49
Tesla shares fell to a two-year low amid concerns that cheap gasoline is stifling demand for electric cars as well as whether the company can efficiently produce enough of its new crossover.
Automotive Business Review - 8 February, 2016 - 20:42
Ford plans to double vehicle production capacity in Mexico as the automaker focuses its U.S. assembly plants on more profitable pickups and utility vehicles, according to a report published Sunday.
Automotive Business Review - 8 February, 2016 - 19:55
Auto production in Mexico rose 0.4 percent in January 2016 compared with the same month last year, while exports were up 4.1 percent, the Mexican Auto Industry Association said today.
Automotive Business Review - 8 February, 2016 - 18:57
Suzuki said operating profit rose slightly in the third quarter on healthy demand in India, but trimmed its full-year net profit outlook due to a tax-related issue.
Automotive Business Review - 8 February, 2016 - 16:30
No one has died from the emissions-cheating software Volkswagen has admitted it installed in some of its cars, yet U.S. prosecutors may treat it more harshly than two automakers whose defective vehicles killed people.
Automotive Business Review - 8 February, 2016 - 15:39
The Super Bowl was a little less sleek, sporty and horsepowered this year.
Automotive Business Review - 8 February, 2016 - 14:00
GM, Ford and Fiat Chrysler accounted for 60.1 percent -- their lowest collective share ever -- of the 1.78 million new cars and light trucks sold to rental fleets in 2015.
Wall Street analysts tend to keep a wary eye on automakers' vehicle inventory. If it creeps up, it can be a sign that profit-eroding incentives are coming to help move the metal.
While Scion served Toyota as a test bed for marketing and retail innovations, it was also an effective proving ground for executives.
General Motors gained a chunk of share in the full-sized pickup segment last year. But it faces stiffer competition from Ford and Ram in 2016.
Volkswagen's diesel scandal has dinged the company's sales, profits and image. Now, as the scandal enters its sixth month with few signs of a resolution, the effects are trickling down to the value of its U.S. dealerships.
In its drive to grab a larger slice of the U.S. market, Nissan North America is quietly forming alliances with selected dealers who get favorable treatment, and sometimes millions of dollars, from the company.
Expected this week at the show are an updated Ram heavy-duty pickup, a freshened Hyundai Santa Fe crossover, a special-edition Ford Explorer Sport crossover and a new version of the Toyota Tacoma midsize pickup.
Honda hopes its marketing campaign for the Ridegline will grab buyers with a little more gray in their hair and green in their wallets than the prototypical Toyota Tacoma fan.
Continental is recalling five million airbag control units that affect vehicles made by companies including Volkswagen, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Honda and Fiat Chrysler.
Bentley is developing a sportier, coupelike version of the Bentayga, the ultraluxury brand's first SUV.
Automotive Business Review
- Mazda launches CX-9 production in Japan
- Toyota's TRD Pro version of Tacoma built to take on roughest terrain
- GM Tech Center valet who pulled gun to stop stabbing suspended pending investigation
- GM Tech Center valet who pulled gun to stop stabbing still on job
- Daimler to name Kaellenius randd head, German paper reports
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French press / Presse française
- Comment Ford et General Motors veulent redevenir durablement rentables en Europe (2/2)
- 2,5 millions de propriétaires de Volkswagen diesel affectées par le scandale devraient recevoir une notification
- Mme Barra (GM) s'est dite très satisfaite de l'évolution d'Opel
- Opel va lancer l'Ampera-e en 2017
- Daimler s'apprêterait à nommer M. Kaellenius au poste de responsable de la R&D