Nissan board to discuss French Renault power struggle - paper


PARIS The board of Nissan will meet on Monday to discuss the Japanese carmaker's negotiations with France over increased state influence on Renault , its parent company and alliance partner, newspaper Les Echos reported.


VW labour boss says C02 cheating has hit new car orders 1:45pm GMT

WOLFSBURG, Germany Volkswagen is facing slowing orders for new cars, with consumers shunning purchases after the automaker admitted this month it understated fuel usage and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, VW's top labour representative said on Friday.


Toyota leads global car sales in October, outsells VW for fourth month 11:17am GMT

TOKYO Toyota Motor Corp outsold Volkswagen AG for the fourth straight month in October to remain the world's top-selling automaker so far this year, after sales at the German carmaker suffered following the diesel emissions scandal.


Irish retail sales slip 0.8 percent in October 11:16am GMT

DUBLIN Irish retail sales slipped 0.8 percent in October compared with the previous month, leaving volumes 6.9 percent higher than in the same month last year, data showed on Friday.


Volkswagen recalls 4,429 Touareg cars in Russia - standards agency 9:53am GMT

MOSCOW German carmaker Volkswagen will recall 4,429 Touareg sport utility vehicles in Russia because of possible automatic transmission problems, Russian state standards agency Rosstandart said on Friday.


Russia seeks economic revenge against Turkey over jet 26 Nov 2015

ISTANBUL/MOSCOW Russia threatened economic retaliation against Turkey on Thursday and said it was still awaiting a reasonable explanation for the shooting down of its warplane, but Turkey dismissed the threats as "emotional" and "unfitting." | Video


As climate conference looms, investors struggle to factor the environment in 26 Nov 2015

LONDON If anyone needed proof of the link between the environment and investment, they need only look at the likely billions of dollars that auto giant Volkswagen looks set to pay in fines and compensation for making its cars appear greener than they are.


VW's Audi suspends two engineers in emissions probe 26 Nov 2015

BERLIN Volkswagen's luxury flagship Audi has suspended two engineers after its larger diesel engines were found evading emissions limits in the United States, Audi CEO Rupert Stadler said in a newspaper interview published on Thursday.

Audi CEO must push on with emissions investigation - labour boss 26 Nov 2015

BERLIN Audi's top labour representative said the causes of emissions issues at Volkswagen's flagship luxury brand must be cleared up with no regard to who may be involved.


South Korea fines Volkswagen, orders recall over emissions cheating 26 Nov 2015

SEJONG, South Korea South Korea on Thursday became the first country outside the United States to punish Volkswagen AG on the basis of its own emissions tests, slapping the German automaker with a record fine and ordering a recall of 125,522 vehicles.