Renault bolsters electric lineup after squandering sales lead

Business Oct 15, 2020

Renault bolsters electric lineup after squandering sales lead

Renault SA’s promotional blitz for its growing electric lineup may be too late for the maker of Europe’s best-selling EV to stay atop the region’s expanding market for battery-powered cars. The French manufacturer and its partner Nissan Motor Co. have long enjoyed a first-mover advantage ...

China car market heads for unprecedented second annual drop

Business Dec 10, 2019

China car market heads for unprecedented second annual drop

Car sales in China continued to decline in November, extending a historic slump and all but ensuring a second straight annual drop for the world's biggest auto market. Sales of sedans, sport utility vehicles, minivans and multipurpose vehicles fell 4.2 percent from a year earlier ...

VW accused of deceit in U.K.'s largest class action lawsuit

Business Dec 3, 2019

VW accused of deceit in U.K.'s largest class action lawsuit

Volkswagen AG is facing one of the largest-ever U.K. class action lawsuits, with almost 100,000 vehicle owners accusing it of misleading them by installing emissions-cheating software that made it appear their diesel vehicles met environmental standards. Lawyers for the drivers opened their case Monday, and ...