Volkswagen reported higher SUV sales in Q1. Photograph: Fabian Bimmer/Reuters

Sales of sports utility vehicles and cost cuts helped Volkswagen shrug off a €1 billion legal charge and meet first-quarter operating profit forecast(...)

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(...)

Matthias Müller: uncontroversial choice to take over as chief executive. Photograph: Alexander Koerner/Getty Images

Volkswagen’s new chief executive, Matthias Müller, has vowed to win back trust after an emissions scandal that has rocked the car group and seen its m(...)

Nokia’s maps business has drawn interest from  Facebook and a consortium of German carmakers

Nokia’s maps business has drawn interest from potential buyers including Facebook and a consortium of German carmakers comprising BMW, Audi and Daimle(...)

Mercedes-Benz, which pioneered the luxury offroader with the boxy G-Class 36 years ago, is now adding curves to its SUV lineup with the new GLE coupe.(...)

Audi, part of the Volkswagen group, is spending more than €1 billion  on new plants. Photograph:  Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images

Audi’s profitability slipped during the third quarter as spending on plants and models outweighed gains from record sales of luxury car sales.Audi, pa(...)

 Volkswagen expects to increase 2014 group deliveries slightly from last year’s record 9.7 million vehicles. Photograph: Jochen Eckel/Bloomberg

Record sales of luxury Audis and Porsches boosted Volkswagen’s first-quarter operating profit by 22 per cent and left analysts expecting an up(...)