Volkswagen Group China said its sales in mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau rose 13.Read more
The chairman of Fiat confirmed the Italian automaker’s 2008 targets on Thursday and said next year’s goals would be examined at a board meeting on October 23. “We will talk about the (2009) numbers at an important board meeting on Oct.Read more
Aaress Iron and Steel (AISL), part of iron ore mining major Baldota Group, is setting up a new steel plant in Koppal, Karnataka, with an initial investment of US$1.2bn mainly to supply India’s auto industry.Read more
France will support research on low-carbon emission cars with 400 million euros in funding over four years, President Nicolas Sarkozy said in a speech at the Paris auto show on Thursday.Read more
General Motors is reported to be offering its US dealers a cash incentive of 1% on each 2009 model year vehicle they sell.Read more
All the latest videos live from the show floor at the Mondial de l’Automobile in Paris.Read more
French debut for Estoque super saloon paves way for the firm’s first-ever oil-burner.Read more
Take a look at some of the highlights from the Paris Motor Show.Read more
Auto Express’s team of journalists, photographers and film makers are all on site reporting from this year’s Paris Motor Show – bringing you the best coverage on the net.Read more
General Motors’ Hungarian unit will suspend engine production for an unspecified period this month. The news follows confirmation on Tuesday that GM Europe German unit Opel would cut production in the rest of this year by 40,000 cars.Read more
General Motors Europe said its sales fell 1.9 percent in the first nine months of 2008, pushed down by the effects of the global economic crisis. Sales fell to 1,620,619 cars in the year to the end of September from 1,652,487 a year earlier.Read more
The decline continued for automotive stocks Wednesday. Eleven of the 12 car manufacturer stocks tracked by Automotive News Europe and PricewaterhouseCoopers hit 12-month lows by the end of trading Wednesday.Read more
“I won the lottery with this one,” says George Stauffer.Read more
“Great restoration. What year is it?” motorists ask in stopped traffic, reacting to our black Triumph Bonneville, which, at a glance, could have been minted anytime since 1959.Read more
The quintessential Brit bike updated, mating nostalgic styling with modern mechanics and reliability. 865-cc, 66-hp, air-cooled DOHC parallel-twin; 452-lb dry weight.Read more
Will Porsche object? Or will it join with a reincarnation of the 356?
At the Los Angeles auto show in November, Volkswagen will unwrap a new mid-engine sports car concept. This marks the third iteration of a theme that started in 2003 with the Concept R and continued in 2005 with the EcoRacer.
September sales: The financial crisis looks worse than the fuel crisis.And this time, no one is spared.
If zooming fuel prices earlier this summer killed sales of pickups and SUVs, then the faltering economy and now the credit crisis have pretty much choked off sales of the remainder of the market. While August saw the pain spread to all major brands, save Infiniti, Mini, Nissan, Subaru, and VW, in September, every one of those holdouts found themselves underwater, too. The only nameplates to post gains in September were tiny niche players: Maserati (up 30%), Lotus (up by 3 cars – yes, 3), Lamborghini (by 2), and Rolls-Royce (by 1).