Volkswagen will push back publication of 2015 results and its AGM as it continues to grapple with effects of its emissions test-rigging scandal.
Toyota Motor said it may halt production at domestic plants early next month due to a steel shortage after an explosion at a plant operated by an affiliate.
Major indices around the world have been through a tumultuous month in January with single to double-digit declines to show for it.
Toyota and Suzuki on Wednesday denied a newspaper report they were discussing a potential partnership that could include a capital tie-up.
Gold retreated from a 12-week high as equities and oil recovered from an earlier rout.
Dozens of large shareholders in Volkswagen plan to sue the carmaker, seeking compensation for the plunge in its shares due to its emissions scandal.
Markets finished sharply lower Thursday, as corporate earnings weighed on sentiment and investors struggled to find solace in the oil price pick up.
French carmaker Renault said fraud investigators inspected three of its sites in an emissions probe, news that wiped billions off its market value.
European equities gained on Tuesday, despite continued wariness surrounding low oil prices and China's economic slowdown.
European stocks closed lower Monday, as investors failed to shake off concerns over commodities and China.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Volkswagen will propose to U.S. authorities a new catalytic converter system that could be fitted to about 430,000 cars.
You may not be able to buy an Apple Car yet, but an Apple Car website could be in the works.
European markets closed sharply lower on Thursday, as further turmoil in China and a turbulent oil environment, rocked investor sentiment.
German automaker assumes it will have to buy back about 115,000 cars in the U.S. due to the emissions scandal, according to a newspaper report.
European markets closed sharply lower on Wednesday after geopolitical risks increased uncertainty among investors.
Volkswagen has stepped up its pursuit of driverless cars as it looks to put the diesel emissions scandal behind it.
European markets finished higher on Tuesday, as global sentiment regained some ground after steep falls in the previous session.
Silvercar, a rental car start-up featuring only silver Audi A4 sedans, has turned to the luxury brand to fund its latest expansion.
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