Mayor of Los Angeles Eric Garcetti during the Connected Car Expo in Los Angeles. Photograph: Patrick T Fallon/Bloomberg

Autonomous vehicles still struggle with mundane challenges such as tumbleweed, police officers giving traffic directions and wild animals, a Volksw(...)

The struggling Spanish Seat nameplate,  owned by VW, fell 11 per cent, but premium badge Audi rose 4.1 per cent. Photograph:   Scott Olson/Getty Images

Slowing sales at Europe’s biggest carmakers, including scandal-hit Volkswagen, took the pace off growth in the market last month, as registrations inc(...)

German authorities have found signs of elevated pollutants in diesels from several carmakers

Volkswagen has set an end-November deadline for its whistleblower programme meant to encourage staff to reveal to hired investigators what they know a(...)

A security guard stands near the gate of the Jaguar Land Rover assembly plant in Pune, India. Photograph: Rafiq Maqbool/AP Photo.

Jaguar Land Rover has launched an ambitious drive to cut £4.5 billion in costs by the end of the decade, underlining the steep challenge the British c(...)

CRH rose more than 3% to close at €25.44, in line with other internationally focused stocks on the Iseq, which reacted well to  news of possible ECB stimulus and the Chinese rate cut.

Stellar performances from the Iseq’s blue-chip stalwarts drove the index forward by 1.7 per cent, as European shares rose to two-month highs yester(...)

Nearly all manufacturers sold more cars in September compared with the same month last year

Strong demand for German cars helped lift European sales in September, industry data showed on Friday, contributing to the 25th consecutive month of g(...)

A new Volkswagen (VW) car is seen in the foreground as new cars of the Volkswagen group are parked ready for shipping at the car terminal of the port of Bremerhaven. 	Photograph: Getty

German chancellor Angela Merkel told a German radio station the emissions scandal around German carmaker Volkswagen was “drastic” but the damage wa(...)

Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen: her remarks that global weakness would not be significant enough to stop a rates rise this year removed some of the  markets   uncertainty. Photograph: Brendan Smialowsk/AFP/Getty Images

Markets surged higher on Friday after US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen said she expected the Fed to start raising rates by the end of the year.(...)

Volkswagen’s escalating scandal over emissions-test cheating is beginning to ripple across the $10 trillion global corporate bond market.  Photograph: Bloomberg

Volkswagen’s diesel-cheating affair deepened as the European Union urged all 28-member countries to start their own investigations and the scandal thr(...)

Apple is continuing its efforts to create a car, though some of the big questions around the project remain undecided. The company is still working (...)