The General Motors world headquarters in Detroit, US. The company had $15.8 billion net cash at December 31st, excluding financing operations. Photograph: AP Photo/Paul Sancya

A central figure in the 2009 restructuring of the US auto industry is seeking a seat on General Motors’ board, in a surprise effort to force the compa(...)

Large amounts of data on driving histories are harvested, frequently without consumers being explicitly aware that the information is being collected or how it will be used

Serious gaps in security and customer privacy affect nearly every vehicle that uses wireless technology, according to a US report released on Monday. (...)

The 2016 Audi AG Q7 sports utility vehicle. European car sales rose 4.9 per cent in December from a year earlier

European car sales in 2014 rose for the first time in seven years on demand for low-cost motors from Renault and Volkswagen. The gradual revival from (...)

Porsche 918 Spyder automobile on show at this year’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan. Photograph: Jeff Kowalsky/Bloomberg

in Detroit When they turn up the bright lights and loud music at Detroit’s Cobo Center, for the city’s annual motor show, it can seem a world awa(...)

The General Motors Chevrolet Volt is unveiled before the  Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. GM’s December sales were 19 per cent up year on year.  Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Falling fuel prices and an accelerating economy lifted US car sales last month, helping to make 2014 one of the strongest years for an industry that f(...)

Irish customers concerned over the safety of their airbags are advised to contact their nearest franchised dealer

With rumours swirling of major auto industry executives looking themselves in a Detroit hotel room to thrash out details of how to deal with the ever-(...)

Best pick for executive car: BMW 5 Series

EXECUTIVE CARS Best in class: BMW 5 Series It’s another case here of rivals getting closer and closer to a BMW product but never quite(...)

The new Jeep Renegade is squat and stocky, but its interior is roomy enough for families

Owning an iconic brand must be very trying sometimes. If you dare to do anything new or different, a million people will take to the internet to co(...)

Ferrari’s days of feudal semi-autonomy will be over by next year, with Fiat Chrysler announcing it planned to spin off its supercar icon.
Ferrari on the block
  • Motors
  • October 29, 2014, 15:10

Ferrari’s days of feudal semi-autonomy will be over by next year, with Fiat Chrysler announcing it planned to spin off its supercar icon.FCA CEO Sergi(...)

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles shares opened at $9 in New York, up from a Friday close for the predecessor company Fiat of $8.70, and rose to as much as $9.55 in early trading. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) made its Wall Street debut to great fanfare yesterday, shifting the carmaker’s centre of gravity from Italy and cappi(...)