Autos

Opel chief rules out deal with Fiat

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RUESSELSHEIM, Germany - Opel chief Karl-Thomas Neumann ruled out a deal with Fiat but said on Thursday he sees the need to improve volume, scale and utilisation in the auto industry and at his own company.

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Honda expands air bag recall after Takata complies with U.S. order 28 May 2015

TOKYO - Honda Motor Co called back about 690,000 cars in Japan and the United States to replace air bag inflators made by Takata Corp after the Tokyo-based parts supplier last week agreed to comply with U.S. orders to expand some of its previous recalls.

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Fiat Chrysler CEO predicts another industry merger 'by 2018' 28 May 2015

MELFI, Italy - Fiat Chrysler Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne is convinced there will be another merger deal in the carmaking industry within the next three years, he said on Thursday, not denying reports that he sent an email earlier this year courting U.S. rival General Motors .

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Car production dips slightly in April as exports fall 28 May 2015

LONDON - British car production fell slightly in April compared with the same month last year, as stronger demand at home failed to outweigh a fall in exports, an industry body said on Thursday.

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Car production dips slightly in April as exports fall 28 May 2015

LONDON - British car production fell slightly in April compared with the same month last year, as stronger demand at home failed to outweigh a fall in exports, an industry body said on Thursday.

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Lamborghini to build SUV in Italy, launch planned for 2018 27 May 2015

MILAN/ROME - Lamborghini will produce its much-anticipated sport utility vehicle (SUV) at the supercar maker's Sant'Agata Bolognese plant in Italy, with the new model to enter the market in 2018, the company said on Wednesday.

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Oil prices edge up on firm Asian, U.S. demand 25 May 2015

SINGAPORE - Crude oil futures edged up on Monday, buoyed by healthy Asian appetite and demand from the U.S. driving season.

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Renault in Turkey offers concessions to striking workers 24 May 2015

(This May 23 story has been corrected in paragraph 3 to clarify that the company will announce results of financial improvement studies, not pay adjustments, before Ramadan)

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Fiat Chrysler CEO approached GM about a merger, was rebuffed - NYT 24 May 2015

- As part of his quest for a mega merger, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne sent an email to General Motors Co Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra in March suggesting combining the automakers but was rebuffed, the New York Times reported on Saturday.

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Daimler and Qualcomm to develop in-car tech, wireless charging 23 May 2015

FRANKFURT - Carmaker Daimler on Saturday announced a partnership with mobile technologies company Qualcomm Inc. to explore wireless recharging of mobile phones in cars as well as recharging of electric cars without cables.