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  • Volkswagen's US boss faces grilling by lawmakers Thursday, 1 Oct 2015 | 8:47 PM ET

    Volkwagen's U.S. chief will testify on October 8 before a U.S. congressional oversight panel about the German automaker's emissions cheating scandal.

  • A bustling resale market around...Volkswagens?? Thursday, 1 Oct 2015 | 11:55 AM ET
    Pre-owned Volkswagen vehicles on sale at a dealership in Fair Lawn, New Jersey, on Sept. 29, 2015.

    Online used car marketplaces are seeing a significant upswing in activity surrounding used Volkswagen diesel vehicles.

  • Volkswagen could recall 120,000 vehicles in Korea Thursday, 1 Oct 2015 | 12:21 AM ET

    South Korea said Volkswagen's local unit informed the government it could recall about 120,000 vehicles in the country.

  • Late actor Paul Walker's daughter sues Porsche Tuesday, 29 Sep 2015 | 1:04 AM ET
    A general view of atmosphere as fans pay tribute to actor Paul Walker at the site of his fatal car accident on December 1, 2013 in Valencia, California.

    The daughter of Paul Walker, who died in a car crash involving a Porsche sports car, filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the car company.

  • Didi Kuaidi- Ola deal heats up taxi app market Monday, 28 Sep 2015 | 2:08 AM ET

    Chinese taxi-hailing app Didi Kuaidi said it has invested in India's largest ride-hailing app, Ola, according to Reuters.

  • VW was warned of emissions test cheating years ago Sunday, 27 Sep 2015 | 8:40 PM ET
    Volkswagen dealership

    Volkswagen's own staff and one of its suppliers warned about emissions test cheating years ago, according to German newspapers.

  • Lemons in portfolio? Trading Volkswagen scandal Wednesday, 23 Sep 2015 | 2:29 PM ET
    The world headquarters building of Delphi Automotive in Troy, Michigan.

    Are there U.S. stocks exposed to the Volkswagen emissions scandal?

  • *U.S. agency EPA says to widen probe to other carmakers. Germany, alarmed at the potential damage the scandal could inflict on its world-beating car industry, urged Volkswagen to fully clear up the matter and said it would investigate whether emissions data had also been falsified in Europe. The EPA and California officials said on Monday they would test the use...

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 11- The rise of electric and Internet-connected cars is helping German auto supplier Bosch to win new customers as it branches into areas such as software and services, a board member told Reuters. Leasing companies, car parks and technology companies are among the markets opening up to the business, Rolf Bulander said in an interview on the eve of...

  • Some bad air for automakers Thursday, 27 Aug 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Some bad air for automakers

    Ten automakers sued over carbon monoxide from keyless ignitions.

  • Goodyear profits losing air Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    Goodyear profits losing air

    Goodyear Tire & Rubber reports 10% drop in its second quarter profit.

  • Maria-Elisabeth Schaeffler was moved to tears when 8,000 Schaeffler employees gathered near the family-controlled company's headquarters in 2009 to demand the German government help avert the ballbearing maker's collapse. The previous year, the matriarch and her son Georg had launched Schaeffler's audacious debt-financed takeover of Continental,...

  • Death toll up from GM defects Tuesday, 7 Jul 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    Death toll up from GM defects

    The death toll from defective switches in General Motors' vehicles is raised to 121.

  • Can Takata survive the massive airbag recall? Thursday, 21 May 2015 | 7:01 PM ET

    Takata is facing an increasing risk of a cash crunch as the cost of its global airbag recall spirals ever-upwards, analysts warn.

  • These companies may benefit from the connected car Wednesday, 1 Apr 2015 | 12:59 PM ET

    Brian Johnson, Senior Auto Analyst at Barclays shares the trends in car connectivity and the players set to benefit.

  • Breakup: Activist fund looking to split Lear Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 11:41 AM ET
    Lear headquarters in Southfield, Mich.

    Nearly three years after taking a substantial stake in the auto supplier, Marcato Capital Management is agitating for a breakup.

  • Tesla plant will lower Nevada unemployment: Pol Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 3:06 PM ET
    Carson Street in Carson City, Nevada

    Nevada's unemployment rate will "drop considerably" should Tesla build a plant near Carson City, says Mayor Bob Crowell.

  • This is what China's antitrust drive is really about Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 1:20 AM ET

    China's recent anti-monopoly law enforcement may be less about targeting foreign companies than combating another potential threat: income inequality.

  • Weak EM currencies a challenge: GM Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 6:05 AM ET

    Emerging market currencies are likely to remain weak for the long term, and that's spurring a strategy shift, General Motors said.

  • Alcoa to buy jet engine component maker for $2.85B Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 10:31 AM ET
    Aluminum rods displaying the Alcoa logo

    Alcoa announced it plans to acquire jet engine component maker Firth Rixson from Oak Hill Capital Partners for $2.85 billion in cash and stock.