A Daimler Mercedes Benz truck. Photographer: Liesa Johannssen/Bloomberg

Daimler has committed more than €100 million to help create separate legal entities for its Mercedes-Benz cars and Daimler Trucks divisions, a move th(...)

Carlos Ghosn, chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan Alliance: “Our vision now is a profitable core business.” Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

French carmaker Renault expects a first-mover advantage in electric cars and a wider range of vehicles for emerging markets to help it deliver a 44 pe(...)

European shares fell with Spain’s IBEX marking its biggest loss since last year’s Brexit vote shook equity markets

European shares fell on Wednesday on the back of the crisis in Catalonia, while US secretary of state Rex Tillerson insistence that he did not conside(...)

European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager speaks during a media conference regarding a truck cartel case at EU headquarters in Brussels

EU regulators fined Scania €880 million on Wednesday for taking part in a truckmakers cartel which has already cost four of its peers a combined €2.9 (...)

Transport for London decided not to renew Uber’s licence when it expires at the end of the month, saying it was not a “fit and proper” operator. Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

Rivals to Uber are preparing to capitalise on the company’s potential banning in London to gain customers and take more share of the growing market fo(...)

German chancellor Angela Merkel looks at a Volkswagen ID concept car as she visits  the Internationale Automobil Ausstellung (IAA) auto show in Frankfurt last week. Photograph: AFP.

Europe’s largest car companies have more than doubled the amount of lending on their balance sheets since the financial crisis, with the growing use o(...)

Mercedes’ Project One supercar  can hit 200km/h in six seconds with a top speed in excess of 350km/h. Photograph: Getty Images

When the annals of motoring history are written, the honour for spearheading the electric car revolution won’t go to the likes of Tesla or cars like t(...)

Mercedes CEO Dieter Zetsche and F1 driver Lewis Hamilton at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Photograph: Reuters

German car maker Daimler has set itself a new target of saving €4 billion by 2024-2025 as electric cars may only deliver half the margin contribution (...)

Mercedes’ British driver Lewis Hamilton presents a Mercedes AMG Project One

Most of what follows on Mercedes-AMG’s ground-breaking, Formula One-sourced Project One hypercar had to be heavily edited to remove involuntary potty (...)

T&E points out that “the advertising budget for  electric cars in Norway, where more than one in three new cars sold are now electric, is much higher than elsewhere. BMW spends 24 per cent of its budget on promoting BEVs in Norway, and Daimler spends 14 per cent for its BEVs.”

A decade ago, we were promised that by 2020, 10 per cent of all cars sold in Ireland would be electric cars, and that the days of burning dead dinosau(...)