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Germany Might Escape Penalties Over VW Law

Germany Might Escape Penalties Over VW Law

An adviser to the European Union’s top court said that Germany could escape fines as it complied with the 2007 ruling to change the VW law. The German law changes that prevented VW from takeovers since 1960 comply with the ruling from the tribunal, according to Advocate General Nils Wahl […]

European Commission Refuses to Extend German Auto Coolant Deadline

European Commission Refuses to Extend German Auto Coolant Deadline

The European Commission refused to allow German automakers more time to comply with the EU vehicle air-conditioning regulation. According to the new EU green gas emission regulations automakers must use a new and less environmentally harmful gas for the air conditioning systems to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, which contribute to […]

EU Industry Commissioner vows to help Europe’s car sector

EU Industry Commissioner vows to help Europe’s car sector

EU Industry Commissioner Antonio Tajani today promised to take action to help Europe’s suffering carmakers. Tajani said he will address the automotive sector’s problems and restructuring in “an urgent and co-ordinated way”. The commissioner said he will gather industry leaders, representatives of the workers and top politicians to address issues […]

Auto execs meet EU Commission to discuss overcapacity

Auto execs meet EU Commission to discuss overcapacity

European auto executives held talks today with the European Commission, the European Union’s executive arm, to discuss ways to solve the region’s overcapacity problem and the slowing auto market. The delegation included Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne, Ford’s European chief Stephen Odell, Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche and PSA Peugeot-Citroen boss Philippe […]