Aug 31st, 15Volkswagen and Suzuki partnership ends after long running legal battle
The long running legal battle between Volkswagen and Suzuki is finally coming to a close as an arbitral tribunal has decided the Japanese automaker can terminate the ill-fated partnership.
Aug 21st, 15DS Automobiles announces establishment of DS Performance motorsport division
PSA-owned DS Automobiles has established a motorsport division under the "DS Performance" banner.
Aug 17th, 15NEVS & Dongfeng sign strategic cooperation agreement
National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) and Dongfeng have signed a strategic cooperation agreement which calls for both companies to expand their cooperation.
Aug 3rd, 15OFFICIAL: Audi, BMW and Daimler buy Nokia’s HERE mapping business
The numerous reports were spot on as today Audi, BMW and Daimler have announced plans to buy Nokia's HERE digital mapping business.
Aug 2nd, 15Pininfarina’s future looks grim; negotiations with Mahindra to restart in September
Pininfarina is in a terrible financial shape these days, but they hope to restart negotiations with Mahindra for a buyout.
Aug 1st, 15Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz to buy Nokia’s HERE for $3 billion; announcement due on Monday
A joint venture between Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz is just about to buy Nokia's HERE maps business.
Jul 30th, 15Spyker exits moratorium, will merge with Volta Volare
We haven't heard much from Spyker since their bankruptcy was declared null and void but that is changing today as the company has revealed they have successfully exited their moratorium of payment.
Jul 23rd, 15Fiat Chrysler Automobiles files paperwork for the Ferrari IPO
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has filed a registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for the highly anticipated Ferrari initial public offering (IPO).
Jul 21st, 15Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Audi very close to jointly buy Nokia’s HERE maps business
A new report states Nokia is almost ready to shake hands with the German premium trio regarding the HERE maps business.
Jul 20th, 15Report says FCA interested in selling Magneti Marelli for at least €3 billion
Reuters says Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is seriously thinking about selling Magneti Marelli for at least €3 billion.
Jul 20th, 15Mitsubishi Materials apologizes for exploiting US army prisoner labor during WW2
Mitsubishi Materials has become the first major Japanese company to apologize for using American army prisoners as slave laborers during World War Two
Jul 16th, 15Magna acquires Getrag gearbox manufacturer for a massive €1.75 billion
Magna has announced plans to fully acquire Getrag for approximately €1.75 billion and the deal is expected to be finalized before the year's end.
Jul 15th, 15Sergio Marchionne gives up on a GM merger
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne has apparently given up his quest to merge with General Motors.
Jul 15th, 15PSA Peugeot Citroen to build & sell the Bollore Bluesummer convertible
PSA Peugeot Citroën and the Bolloré Group have signed a strategic partnership agreement which calls for the French automaker to manufacture and distribute the Bolloré Bluesummer convertible.
Jul 14th, 15Volvo acquires Polestar and promises potent electrified models
Volvo has acquired a 100% stake in Sweden-based Polestar, following an on-going collaboration since 1996.
Jul 9th, 15Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz battle to acquire Nokia’s HERE maps business
Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz are believed to be the three finalists for acquiring Nokia’s very successful HERE maps business.
Jul 6th, 15Ferrari IPO could bring in at least 10 billion euros
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne has revealed he expects Ferrari's IPO will bring in at least €10 ($11 / £7) billion.
Jul 3rd, 15Giorgetto Giugiaro resigns, sells remaining stock to Audi
Legendary car designer Giorgetto Giugiaro has decided to sell his remaining stock in the company which he founded.
Jun 30th, 15Mercedes to invest 1 billion euros into next-generation of compact models
Mercedes has announced plans to invest approximately one billion euros into their Rastatt plant to support the production on their next-generation of compact models.
Jun 28th, 15Mahindra’s plan to buy Pininfarina falls through
Italian media is reporting India's Mahindra & Mahindra has failed to acquire troubled design house Pininfarina.
Jun 21st, 15World's best-selling cars revealed
A new interesting survey is showing which the best-selling models in some of the far flung nations are
Jun 15th, 15Volkswagen reportedly being restructured into four holding companies
An interesting report coming from Germany states Volkswagen will be revamped into four holding companies.
Jun 11th, 15FCA reportedly considering a merger with PSA Peugeot Citroen
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne is reportedly eyeing a merger with other automakers following a rejection from General Motors.
Jun 8th, 15Qoros stops European offensive, has sold only 51 vehicles on the continent
The Chinese company Qoros will soon temporarily abandon its European market offensive
Jun 3rd, 15Volkswagen & SAIC team up on plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles
Volkswagen and SAIC have signed a new agreement which will pave the way for a number of new plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles to be built in China.
May 28th, 15NEVS announces two new Chinese stakeholders & Chinese plant
National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) recently exited reorganization and that has apparently paved the way for the company to establish a new factory in Tianjin, China.
May 25th, 15General Motors refused Sergio Marchionne's merger proposal with FCA
The New York Times is reporting General Motors is not interested in a merger with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.
May 13th, 15Toyota & Mazda enter into a mutually beneficial long term partnership
Toyota and Mazda have entered into an agreement that calls for the companies to have a "mutually beneficial long term partnership."
May 12th, 15Volkswagen bets big on SEAT, will invest 4.2 billion euros into Spanish operations
Volkswagen has announced plans to invest €4.2 ($4.6 / £3.0) billion into their operations in Spain.
May 1st, 15De Tomaso sold to Chinese consortium for just €1.05 million
Troubled Italian marque De Tomaso has been sold to a Chinese consortium for only €1.05 million ($1.8M / £769,000).