A man taking photos beside the Volkswagen logo at the 16th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition in Shanghai, China, in April. A  vast shopping spree  in past years built up the now titanic Volkswagen Group. Photograph: How Hwee Young/EPA

“The merger is wonderful news. It will be the saving . . . of the industry. One has the know-how on the heavy vehicle side and one on the car side.(...)

Volkswagen Group chairman Dr Martin Winterkorn is said to be examining whether the reorganised company would still need a Group-level executive for sales, marketing, production and China. Photograph: Guenter Schiffmann/Bloomberg News

No sooner is Ferdinand Piech out of the way than the Volkswagen Group prepares for its biggest organisational shake-up in a generation. German media i(...)

BMW’s S1000RR has a special track setting for running on slick racing tyres.

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Every German Audi worker will take home an average bonus of almost €7000 after the German premium carmaker this morning announced a €5 billion (...)

Italian airline Alitalia is currently losing close to €2 million a day.  photograph: max rossi/reuters

And now for something completely different – Italian airline Alitalia is in crisis...again. Given that this former state run, now privatised flag carr(...)

Audi has bucked the global and European sales trends, posting record sales year-on-year for the past 16 years, if you ignore the aberration tha(...)