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A decade ago, Matthias Wissman became head of the VDA, the German auto industry’s lobby group, a high-profile position requiring guile, brass neck and an enviable contacts book. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Matthias Wissmann glides into the Berlin conference room with a choirboy smile, owlish eyes behind round glasses and chestnut brown hair that belies h(...)

MyTaxi general manager Tim Arnold is to become head of ride hailing at the Renault-Nissan Alliance

A 30-year-old Irish man has been appointed general manager of a major new driverless car initiative unit from Renault and Nissan. Tim Arnold, who has(...)

Japan’s biggest automaker said it will expand a feasibility study for selling its fuel-cell-powered Mirai sedan in China.

Toyota will introduce electric vehicles in China from 2020 and is considering selling battery-powered autos developed by its local partners under the (...)

Activists hold a sit-in at  COP23 in Bonn. Photograph: Epa/Philipp Guelland

Stronger Chinese economic growth and greater use of coal will push global greenhouse gas emissions to a record high in 2017, according to a report iss(...)

Mytaxi developments include the launch of a Google Maps software development kit to provide better accuracy and provide better time estimates for users.   Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg via Getty

The chief executive of MyTaxi has admitted the company could have handled the migration of customers over from the much-loved Hailo app better but sai(...)

 Chief executive of SAP Bill McDermott. He  has redoubled his commitment to sharing the lessons of his journey from the corner shop to the corner office following his near-death experience. Photograph: Julien Behal Photography

He is one of the highest paid chief executives on the planet and a showman CEO whose close friends include legendary crooner Tony Bennett. But Bill Mc(...)

BMW headquarters in Munich. Photograph: iStock

BMW said it was raided by European Union antitrust watchdogs this week as the EU intensified a probe into the German car industry following reports th(...)

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(...)

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