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Peugeot's UK Vauxhall plans to cut showrooms by a third - dealership CEO


LONDON Peugeot's British brand Vauxhall plans to cut its dealership network by roughly a third to around 200 outlets, the chief executive of a dealership group told Reuters on Friday.


Opel workers demand German investment plan from PSA 3:16pm GMT

RUESSELSHEIM, Germany German carmaker Opel's works council on Friday demanded "constructive proposals" from parent PSA after German sites were excluded from a sweeping investment plan pending the outcome of further talks with labour representatives.


Nissan sees electric car sales surging to 1 million annually by 2022 10:43am GMT

YOKOHAMA, Japan Nissan Motor Co announced plans to sell 1 million electric vehicles (EVs) annually by 2022, a six-fold jump from what it sold last year, and said it had no plans to stop testing its self-driving cars on public roads, calling them safe.

Dana wins supply contracts amidst efforts to merge with GKN unit 22 Mar 2018

Auto components maker Dana Inc said on Thursday it would supply front and rear axles for the next generation of Jaguar and Land Rover luxury vehicles in a contract worth 300 million pounds.


BMW says electric car mass production not viable until 2020 22 Mar 2018

FRANKFURT BMW will not mass produce electric cars until 2020 because its current technology is not profitable enough to scale up for volume production, the chief executive said on Thursday.


Jaguar Land Rover vehicles to use BlackBerry software 22 Mar 2018

Luxury carmaker Jaguar Land Rover will use BlackBerry Ltd's infotainment and security software in its vehicles, the companies said on Thursday.


Tension in information sharing over GM's Korea unit audit - South Korea government official 22 Mar 2018

SEOUL South Korea's vice finance minister said on Thursday there is tension between General Motors' South Korean unit and the Korea Development Bank because the U.S. automaker isn't sharing internal information about the company needed for the bank to carry out due diligence.


Jaguar Land Rover to test self-driving valet parking on Britain's streets 22 Mar 2018

LONDON Britain's biggest carmaker Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) was showcasing self-driving valet technology on Britain's streets on Thursday which allows a car to find a space and park itself.

Former UAW official charged in expanding corruption probe 21 Mar 2018

DETROIT A former United Auto Workers official who served on the union's committee that negotiated a 2015 labour agreement with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCA) was charged on Wednesday with accepting illegal payments from the automaker.


BMW to double self-driving car testing fleet despite U.S. fatality 21 Mar 2018

MUNICH BMW will not change its strategy on autonomous vehicle testing despite the death of a pedestrian struck by a self-driving car during tests by ride-hailing firm Uber, senior executives said on Wednesday.