VW faces probe over suspected tax evasion

CEO says cost of emissions fix will be less than expected

JLR to put £450m into engine factory

Carmaker to double size of Wolverhampton plant

VW admits second illegal device in Audis

Admission raises question of how systematic the cheating was

SUV boom
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America’s inconvenient SUV boom

Gas-guzzling models are back in vogue in the US, so why should poorer nations cut emissions?

Hyundai and Kia falter on CO2 targets

Korean carmakers’ suffer reverse in race to meet EU targets

MPs push for diesel car scrappage scheme

Committee keen to encourage less polluting cars

Model S recall is rare setback for Tesla

Glitch with one seatbelt leads to voluntary recall of 90,000 cars


Robots will enrich not replace us

It is not that machines will take jobs but that they will do so too slowly, writes David Willetts

VW cuts €1bn spending to pay for scandal

Analysts disappointed by size of reduction ahead of fines

VW brand choked by cost and complexity

Group to cut expenses to help pay for emissions scandal — but analysts fear this may not go far enough

Cadillac to roll out four compact SUVs

GM reinvigorates luxury brand to compete with German market leaders

Johnson Matthey: catalysing growth

Growth prospects hinge upon the outlook for the diesel engine

GM ‘committed’ to electric future

Carmaker’s product development chief says planned Chevrolet Bolt will shake up market

Japan falls out of love with petrol

Oil refining industry pushed into pair of uneasy defensive mergers

LA auto show highlights market scramble

Carmakers are expected to focus on sport utility vehicles

VW warned of consumer backlash over CO2

Carbon problem could hurt sales more than nitrogen oxides issue

Driverless cars halted by tumbleweed

Success of future technology hinges on mundane obstacles

VW scandal dents Europe’s car market

Sales growth at Europe’s biggest automakers slows to 5-month low

Middle class Poles take the wheel

More middle-class Poles are opting to buy new vehicles as private incomes improve

Spare parts an essential component of Romania’s economy

The state has moved beyond screwdriver assembly plants


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