The global shift toward electric vehicles will create upheaval for the auto industry

The UK will ban sales of diesel and petrol cars by 2040 to combat air pollution, becoming the latest European country to embrace that the future in tr(...)

New diesel and petrol cars and vans will be banned in the UK from 2040 as part of efforts to tackle air pollution, the Government is expected to annou(...)

Allegations have been made that Volkswagen, BMW, Daimler, Audi and Porsche were colluding in the 1990s and formed a cartel which possibly laid the basis to the ‘dieselgate’ emission scandal.

The allegations of collusion among German carmakers have plunged an industry already tarnished by the Volkswagen diesel scandal into a fresh crisis. (...)

Ryanair slid as much as 5.6 per cent during the session as investors looked beyond a robust set of profits for the carrier’s fiscal first quarter to focus on its cautious outlook.

European shares dipped on Monday with automakers hitting their lowest level this year after anti-trust regulators opened an investigation, while comme(...)

Volkswagen Golfs are loaded in a delivery tower at the plant of German carmaker Volkswagen in Wolfsburg, Germany. Photograph: Reuters

Volkswagen will hold a special supervisory board meeting on Wednesday to discuss allegations that German carmakers operated a wide-ranging cartel, a s(...)

German car maker Volkswagen: reports of secret meetings being held between managers of VW and its competitors BMW and Daimler. Photograph:  Paul J Richards/AFP/Getty images

Stocks in German carmakers tumbled on Friday amid reports they colluded to fix prices of diesel-emissions systems and other production elements as far(...)

An Audi AG RSQ concept automobile stands on display during a launch event. File photograph: Pau Barrena/Bloomberg

Online commentators in China have objected strongly to a car advertisement where a woman is examined like an animal by her future mother-in-law at a g(...)

Austin Boyle, MD in technology at Accenture Ireland: “Companies . . . that fail to quickly adopt the benefits of connectivity offered by the IoT could be quickly outmanoeuvred by existing competitors and new entrants.”
Let’s get digital

While the world wakes up to the possibilities of the internet of things (IoT), where almost everything you can imagine can be linked to something else(...)

Daimler  is seeking to head off a growing crisis over potential emissions cheating by voluntarily recalling more than 3 million Mercedes-Benz diesel vehicles in Europe

Daimler is seeking to head off a growing crisis over potential emissions cheating by voluntarily recalling more than 3 million Mercedes-Benz diesel ve(...)

Audi claims its new A8 flagship saloon will be fully self-driving up to speeds of 60km/h, letting drivers take their hands off the wheel and do other (...)