Japanese and other automakers tout SUVs at New York auto show

Business / Corporate Apr 18, 2019

Japanese and other automakers tout SUVs at New York auto show

Automakers on Wednesday gathered at this year's New York International Auto Show where Japanese carmakers unveiled all-new sport utility vehicles amid growing demand for light trucks over passenger vehicles. Toyota Motor Corp. introduced its 2020 Highlander, a midsize family-friendly SUV that ushers in the model's ...

Germany: 774,000 Mercedes cars have unauthorized software defeat devices

Business Jun 12, 2018

Germany: 774,000 Mercedes cars have unauthorized software defeat devices

Germany's Transport Ministry said on Monday that 774,000 Mercedes-Benz vehicles in Europe had been found to contain unauthorized software defeat devices and ordered Daimler to recall more than 200,000 cars in Germany. Mercedes-Benz C-Class and Vito models with diesel engines and a sports utility variant ...

Nissan ending joint development of luxury cars with Daimler

Business / Corporate Jan 6, 2017

Nissan ending joint development of luxury cars with Daimler

Nissan is halting joint development of luxury cars with Daimler's Mercedes-Benz, sources close to the companies told Reuters, suspending a key project in their seven-year partnership and potentially hitting profitability at a new shared factory in Mexico. Nissan decided in October its premium Infiniti brand ...

Business / Corporate Apr 26, 2016

Daimler, Ford brace for scrutiny after emission scandals

Carmakers have to be clearer about the way they certify their fuel economy and emission ratings as regulators ramp up scrutiny over the gap between laboratory results and on-road conditions, according to Daimler AG Chief Executive Officer Dieter Zetsche. "You can only be transparent and ...

Business Mar 3, 2015

Apple car rumors fuel Geneva debate about car of future

The main talking point at this week's Geneva car show is likely to be a vehicle that may never be built: the Apple car. The world's automakers will gather in the Swiss city to tout their latest minivans, city cars and sport utility vehicles against ...