The US president has threatened European automakers such as VW, BMW and Daimler with a levy. He’s forgetting that the Germans have huge plants in the US.
Mar 06, 2018 in
An ex-BMW staffer is developing what he calls a smartphone on wheels for the Chinese market. And one day he hopes to bring it to Europe.
Oct 25, 2017 in
After 88 years as a GM subsidiary, Opel is now French. The new owner is deploying two top managers from Paris to the chronically unprofitable brand.
Aug 02, 2017 in
Norway plans to do away with combustion engines by 2025. The country is way ahead of the curve when it comes to green mobility – but is the model sustainable?
Jul 29, 2017 in
Aachen Professor Günther Schuh hopes to succeed in a niche market with an inexpensive electric car. To do so, he is violating several articles of faith in the industry.
Jun 18, 2017 in
The CEO of Opel stepped down on Monday, right in the middle of the carmaker's takeover by French giant PSA. What does this mean for its future?
Jun 14, 2017 in
Michael Lohscheller will have just 100 days to come up with a plan to stem the losses the German auto maker has made under GM and develop a strategy that satisfies its new French owner, Peugeot-Citroen.
Jun 13, 2017 in
The former US deputy attorney general has arrived in Wolfsburg on orders of the US Justice Department and will keep a sharp eye on VW’s dealings over the next three years.
Jun 06, 2017 in
Chinese car makers are reviving old German brands - and developing their own - to cash in on the growing demand for premium models.
Apr 20, 2017 in
Daimler presented its newly updated S-class at the Auto Shanghai motor show, but downplayed its slow progress on e-cars.
Apr 19, 2017 in
Can team buses protect against explosives? The attack on the Borussia Dortmund team raises the question. But the answer is not so simple.
Apr 13, 2017 in
After PSA announced its deal with GM to purchase Opel in February, employees at the German carmaker began to worry about their future. While the Opel workers council was able to offer them some reassurances, questions remain about how PSA plans to make the company profitable again.
Apr 07, 2017 in
Despite looming diesel scandals, new competitors and the challenges of new technology, automakers were more profitable than ever in 2016.
Apr 03, 2017 in
Indian automaker Tata, which this week signed a cooperation deal with VW, wants to expand abroad to lessen its dependence on the volatile Indian market, CEO Günter Butschek told Handelsblatt.
Mar 10, 2017 in
Renault and Nissan are an example of how an alliance of automakers can succeed. France’s PSA, which has just agreed to buy Opel from GM, would be well advised to follow it.
Mar 09, 2017 in