PSA will offer electric Peugeot Boxer, Citroen Jumper vans
Skoda narrows choice for new European car plant
VW brand to cut up to 7,000 jobs
Volkswagen Group expects the era of the combustion car to fade away after it rolls out its next-generation gasoline and diesel cars beginning in 2026.
A German court has ruled Volkswagen must reimburse the owner of a diesel Golf the full original price of his vehicle bought in 2012, dealing a blow to the automaker as the legal battles over its emissions-cheating scandal drag on.
A German administrative court has ruled that the western state of North Rhine-Westphalia must ban older diesel vehicles from the cities of Gelsenkirchen and Essen, including part of the A40 autobahn. The cities are located in the Ruhr region, one of Germany’s most densely populated areas.
Volkswagen Group may move production of the VW Passat to a Skoda plant in the Czech Republic as part of a wider factory shake-up to accommodate electric cars, a German press report said.
CG Car-Garantie strengthens its leading position in Central Eastern Europe. As new Director Central Eastern Europe (CEE), Edyta Wasiluk is now responsible for the markets in Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Czech Republic.
BMW is recalling about 1.6 million diesel cars to fix a potential fire hazard in their engines, expanding repairs from just under half a million vehicles in Europe and Asia.
European automakers’ industry association ACEA warned that excessively steep cuts in carbon dioxide emissions limits on cars and vans could harm the industry and cost jobs ahead of a vote by the European Parliament on the new targets.
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