Volkswagen Group UK managing director Paul Willis addressing the British government’s Transport Select Committee hearing

Questions remain over tax implications from the Volkswagen emissions scandal as the German car giant’s cheating software looks set to result in a new(...)

Renault-Nissan has announced that it has passed a significant milestone - the group as a whole has sold 250,000 electric cars

While we await the final coming of the electric car revolution (praise be to Saint Elon) Renault-Nissan has announced that it has passed a significan(...)

 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.(...)

The Nissan Leaf at a recharging station: the car will be available to buyers in France for €14,390 from April as a result of a new swappage scheme

Europe’s appetite for electrically powered cars surged by 37 per cent last year, but still made up just more than half a per cent of the continent’s n(...)

Made from high-strength caron-reinforced polymer, the F015 is a little lower, shorter and wider than a current S-Class but around 40 per cent lighter

Mercedes’ new autonomous driving concept, which features a lounge-like interior with facing seats, has taken the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CE(...)

Datsun was specifically relaunched for emerging markets but those markets aren’t loving the brand.

Nissan relaunched its old Datsun brand last year as a budget car for emerging markets, concentrating in the short term on Russia, India and Indonesia (...)

Renault’s original MPV has morphed into a crossover, but Irish buyers won’t even get a taste

The current Renault Espace is one of the longest-lived vehicles on the market, having been on sale for just over a decade, more or less unchanged. Alt(...)

Andy Palmer: led cooperation between Infiniti and Daimler, which has a 4 per cent stake in Aston Martin. Photograph: Yuriko Nakao/Bloomberg

Nissan turned down proposals by senior executive Andy Palmer to invest in Aston Martin before Palmer jumped ship to lead the British sportscar maker, (...)

The Infiniti Q30 crossover will share a platform with Mercedes GLA

Renault-Nissan and Mercedes have agreed a joint USD$1-billion investment to open a new shared factory in Mexico. It will be Mercedes’ second major pro(...)

New fuel consumption tests could save you money but cost car-makers dearly

Europe’s car-makers and lawmakers are once again headed for a collision over the contentious issue of emissions and consumption. This time the battle (...)