A new Mercedes-Benz car is seen at a parking lot outside a dealership in Beijing. German luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz has been found guilty of manipulating prices for after-sales services in China, the official Xinhua news agency reported, citing regulators. Photograph:  Petar Kujundzic/Reuters

German luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz has been found guilty of manipulating prices for after-sales services in China, the official Xinhua news agency r(...)

VW is feeling the chilly wind of cost cuts and union anger as it seeks to trim €5 billion from its bills

While it remains Europe’s biggest and richest car-maker and is neck-and-neck in the global sales race with those two other automotive titans, General (...)

An Audi TT pictured at the 84th Geneva International Motor Show in  Switzerland. China’s antitrust regulator today said  it would punish Audi and Chrysler for monopoly practices.

China’s antitrust regulator said on Wednesday it would punish Audi and Chrysler for monopoly practices, potentially paving the way for the automakers(...)

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Fiat says arrivederci to Italy
  • Motors
  • August 6, 2014, 01:00

The company that most represented postwar Italy to the world in the 1960s and 1970s has abandoned the country. Fiat, the maker of Fiat, Lancia, Alfa R(...)

Fiat 500s: The Agnelli family’s holding firm Exor, which owns a 30 per cent stake in Fiat Chrysler, denied any talks had taken place. Photograph: Reuters/Gary Cameron

Fiat Chrysler has denied a magazine report saying it is in merger talks with Volkswagen, while the German carmaker said it had no takeovers on its age(...)

The air bags were supplied by Japan’s Takata, which has seen more than 12 million vehicles recalled over the past five years for related air bag issues

German carmaker BMW said on Wednesday it is recalling about 1.6 million cars worldwide to replace passenger-side front airbags made by Takata because (...)

A Maserati Alfieri automobile, produced by Fiat, sits on display at the company’s stand at the Geneva International Motor Show. Fiat’s board has signed off on a merger with Chrysler. Photo: Bloomberg

Fiat’s board authorised the carmaker to raise as much as €4 billion by issuing new bonds, giving the company flexibility to refinance debt as it impl(...)

The European car market continued its recovery from the horrors of 2008-13 with a 5 per cent gain in sales in May compared with the same period last y(...)

Ford’s Vignale label

Although it might seem implausible in the current climate, mainstream brands are planning a major assault on the premium car sector. Volkswagen is (...)

Skoda’s CitiJet isn’t a serious production reality, but a bit of fun for the festival

Skoda will bring an open-top version of the Citigo city car to the upcoming Worthersee festival in Germany. Worthersee began as a Volkswagen owners’ c(...)