The Toyota Mirai: the first mass-produced fuel-cell family car. Photograph: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

Incentives and supports: terms commonly uttered by lobbyists for loss-making industries claiming their endeavours involve a social service and not sim(...)

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(...)

The Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 Concept at the motor show in Geneva. Photograph:  Martial Trezzini/Keystone

If politicians are searching for signs of European economic recovery, they need look no further than the show floor at the Geneva motor show.Petrolhea(...)

Established car firms welcome talk of Apple and Google entering the car market. The firms are already working with car makers on in-car infotainment systems

Car executives are taking seriously the prospect that Apple and Google will emerge as competitors even as they consider partnering with the two. “If (...)

Lamborghini Aventador SV packs a 760hp punch.

If you had to pick a word to sum up this year’s Geneva motor show, I think it would be one-upmanship. Is that two words, technically? Perhaps it is, b(...)

Volkswagen head Dr Martin Winterkorn has told the weekly Stern magazine that new senior management arrivals from Daimler and BMW were both in the running to succeed him.

The long-reigning CEO of the Volkswagen Group has told a German magazine that his successor could come from outside the Wolfsburg establishment.Engine(...)

Volkswagen’s Golf R Touch concept car at the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Volkswagen is turning to smarter vehicles, confirming that it will introduce Apple’s CarPlay and Android Auto later this year. The move comes as the G(...)

BMW chief executive Norbert Reithofer will become chairman of the carmaker’s supervisory board. Photograph: Tobias Hase/EPA

German carmaker BMW and larger rival Volkswagen announced surprise changes to top management on Tuesday, with the veteran CEO of the Munich-based luxu(...)

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(...)

VW is feeling the chilly wind of cost cuts and union anger as it seeks to trim €5 billion from its bills

While it remains Europe’s biggest and richest car-maker and is neck-and-neck in the global sales race with those two other automotive titans, General (...)