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 Geely chief executive Li Shufu: seeking to build the firm into a Chinese version of the Volkswagen group with brands in different market segments.

Geely has acquired close to 10 per cent of Mercedes-Benz owner Daimler for about $9 billion (€7.32 billion), becoming its largest shareholder in the l(...)

The  stock exchange in Frankfurt on Monday. Photograph: Reuters

Irish shares fell on Monday in line with European markets as memories of a strong rally globally last week from a recent sell-off faded. The Iseq in(...)

A parade float in Dusseldorf depicting  the exhaust scandal at  Volkswagen.  Photograph: Getty Images

German environmental and consumer groups have reacted with disbelief to a suggestion that taxpayers should pay for the cost of fixing the Dieselgate f(...)

 Lawyer Remo Klinger: “Cars are for Germans what small arms are for the Americans. As soon as someone tries to do anything to limit the car, huge resistance builds up”

With a youthful gleam in his eye, Berlin lawyer Remo Klinger is a perfectly cast David to face down the Goliath that is the German motor industry and (...)

An IG Metall flag. The two-year agreement struck between IG Metall and the Südwestmetall employers’ federation covers 900,000 workers in the metals and electrical industries in Baden-Württemberg, home to industrial group such as Daimler, the carmaker, and Robert Bosch.

IG Metall, Germany’s most powerful union, has won a 4.3 per cent wage increase and the right to a 28-hour working week in a landmark deal that will be(...)

The fourth generation A Class debuted in Amsterdam on Friday night promising to use its greater practicality and tech to lure more buyers to the premi(...)

The logo of British mobile phone giant Vodafone outside one of its shops in central London. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

European shares fell again, compounding a difficult week that saw a widespread equity sell-off. The Iseq in Dublin limited the drop to 0.2 per cent. (...)

The industry lobby group EUGT, which commissioned and financed the research, hoped the results would show the modern German diesel caused less irritation in the monkeys tested.

Germany’s car industry financed – and then buried – a controversial report suggesting that emissions from a 2013 VW Beetle diesel were more unhealthy (...)

Hospital in RWTH Aachen, western Germany, where the effects of diesel fumes were tested by BMW, Volkswagen and Daimler. Photograph:  Marius Becker AFP/Getty Images

Volkswagen chief executive Matthias Müller has condemned as “wrong, unethical and repugnant” emissions tests on human volunteers co-financed by his c(...)

A protester with  a sign reading Diesel-Abgase Toeten! (Diesel Emissions Kill) at  the ministry of transport in Berlin. Reports of  experiments with diesel pollutants on animals and people  have caused horror in German political circles. Photograph: Clemens Bilan/EPA

Dieselgate has revved back into life with revelations that German car manufacturers carried out medical tests on humans using exhaust fumes. After re(...)

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