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 (...)

Politicians see refugees as a young workforce which will  defuse Germany’s demographic time bomb. Photograph: Dominic Ebenbichler/Reuters

When the annual Oktoberfest beer bonanza kicked off in Munich on Saturday, Hamado Dipama wasn’t in the mood for celebrating. As boisterous Bavarians i(...)

Mercedes razzmattazz ahead of its press conference this morning

It is, perhaps, time to pause for a cup of tea and something small to eat. A chance to rest aching soles of feet and find a replacement notebook. The (...)

Preliminary bids for the South Korean Tongyang Cement & Energy group are expected today and reports have suggested that CRH will  be among the suitors

European shares climbed yesterday, with car makers rising on encouraging company updates and Greek shares rebounding amid renewed hopes for a soluti(...)

The Mercedes-Benz F 015 Luxury in Motion in in San Francisco. “In the future,” Dr Mankowski says, “speed won’t matter anymore. Only time and space.” 2:00

Self-driving cars won’t just change the way we go to and fro, according to the world’s oldest car company. Instead, Mercedes-Benz thinks self-driving (...)

Mercedes’s  pickup will be launched on global markets by 2020.

Mercedes has revealed a first sketch of a medium-sized pickup truck which it intends to launch on to global markets by 2020. “The Mercedes-Benz picku(...)

Car executives are taking seriously the prospect of Apple and Google as direct competitors even as they consider partnering with the two. “If these t(...)

New Q7 will spin-off into Q8. Both will face increasing competition as luxury SUVs boom

Audi boss Rupert Stadler has confirmed what we’ve long suspected – that the company is working on a super-SUV, badged Q8, to sit at the very top of(...)

Mercedes boss Dieter Zetsche said the Maybach brand would show up other than just on the S-Class

Having just launched the ultra-luxurious version of the S-Class saloon bearing the Maybach name, Mercedes is planning to take its once-moribund sup(...)

Car makers are starting to have some regrets  about opening the door to Google’s software

Both Volkswagen and Mercedes have used a major European car industry conference to raise concerns that tech giant Google is using in-car systems to ga(...)