/

Browse european union articles

EU antitrust watchdog fines Schaeffler, SKF and three others $1.3 billion


German engineering group Schaeffler, Sweden’s SKF and three Japanese car parts makers were fined a total €953.3 million ($1.3 million) by European Union antitrust regulators for taking part in a ball bearings cartel. The sanctions are the latest from the European Commission which is investigating price-fixing of more than 100 car parts by more than 70 companies in the auto industry. ...
Read more

related more
spacer
spacer

More european union articles

Renault hybrid fuel project approved by EU
European Union state aid regulators approved a project worth 20.5 million euros ($27.73 million) in French support for carmaker Renault. The French automaker is set to develop a diesel hybrid technology, ...
Mercedes-Benz Vans reports stagnating sales and revenues for 2012
Mercedes-Benz Vans’ operating result from its ongoing business was at the third-highest level in the division’s history in 2012, while sales and revenues almost matched the prior year’s high level. Daimler’s ...
EU car registrations reach record low
New car registrations in the European Union fell to a record low, because of weak demand in several key markets, including Germany. "New registrations amounted to 885,159 units, reaching a historic ...
Peugeot gets temporary EU approval for French state aid
Peugeot's financing arm, Banque PSA Finance, was granted temporary EU approval for 1.2 billion euros of bonds backed by the French state. However, the carmaker now must justify the state-aid package ...
Local official can “neither confirm nor deny” Tata Motors’ investment in Romania
The name of the carmaker that reportedly plans to invest $1 billion in a new plant in Romania is being kept secret by local authorities. Despite speculation that Tata Motors is ...
EU to impose minimum number of EV charging points to member states
The European Union believes the lack of fuelling stations for electric cars and their high price tags are the causes of their disappointing sales. This is why EU transport commissioner Siim ...
EU asks member countries to reduce diesel emissions
The European Union has urged its 27 member states to considerably reduce diesel emissions in order to solve the region's air pollution problem. Diesel-powered vehicles got the attention of the EU ...
BYD given permision to sell electric buses in the EU
Chinese carmaker BYD announced on Monday it had gained official permission to sell its electric buses in all European Union member states. The „Whole Vehicle Type Approval” granted by EU marks ...
Car insurance for women drivers could rise by 24 percent in the UK
Insurance premiums for women drivers in the UK could rise by as much as 24 percent starting December 21, according to comparison site Confused.com. On this day the EU's Gender Directive ...

latest automotive news
Report – Volkswagen wants to revive Phaeton luxury car
With the core Volkswagen passenger car brand ordered to cut costs severely and raise profit, the company still managed to ...
Renault mulls production of 3,000 Alpine units per year
The French automaker has been long planning the reintroduction of its sports car division Alpine and now a Renault executive ...
FCA meets profit target, sees Ferrari spin-off and IPO this year
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, the world’s seventh-largest automaker, reported a total profit for 2014 in line with internal guidance, but failed ...
New Red Bull yet to pass FIA crash tests
Jan.29 (GMM/Inautonews.com) 2014 runner-up Red Bull is reportedly pushing the boundaries with its readiness for the new season. Team boss ...
Screaming engines ‘important for F1′ – Heidfeld
Jan.29 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Former F1 driver Nick Heidfeld has lamented the loss of F1's familiar scream. Despite now racing an almost ...
Mercedes not expecting 2014-like domination – Wolff
Jan.29 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff is not expecting another season of utter domination in 2015. The German team ...
F1 insider claims Force India ‘insolvent’
Jan.28 (GMM/Inautonews.com) The latest team in serious peril is Force India, according to an insider. The Silverstone based team ...
Force India to sit out Jerez test
Jan.28 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Force India has announced it will sit out the first winter test of 2015. It was already known ...
2015 Infiniti Q70 gets large photo gallery
A lot of images with the recently unveiled 2015 Infiniti Q70 have been recently released by the Japanese based automaker. The ...
[VIDEO] Honda Civic Type R to debut in Geneva – official
The brand new Honda Civic Type R will be officially unveiled in a world premiere in March, during the 2015 ...
Alpine Vision Gran Turismo goes official
The wraps have been pulled off the brand new Alpine Vision Gran Turismo as the model will be offered as ...
New-gen Kia Sportage spied near the Arctic Circle
The South Korean based carmaker Kia is currently testing out the new generation of the Sportage as the model in ...
Ferrari 458 M spy shots
New spy images with the Ferrari 458’s successor, the so-called 458 M, are popping onto the web. There is no surprise ...
For sale – Crashed Lamborghini Huracan for 6,400 EUR
A crashed unit of the Lamborghini Huracan is currently looking for a new owner who will have to pay 6,400 ...
US: hot new cars to own in 2015
Smokin’ is the name of the game and scorching hot is the end result. This is the way we should ...
Jaguar XJ facelift playing in the snow
The flagship sedan made by Jaguar, the XJ, is getting ready to receive a minor facelift as a test mule ...
[VIDEO] One-off Pagani Zonda 760 Roadster
Another version of the Pagani Zonda has been recently spotted out, a brand new one-off Zonda 760 Roadster. Pagani said a ...
US: January is forecasted as a hot winter month for auto sales
The latest predictions from analysts and industry experts call for a seasonally adjusted, annualized selling rate of new cars and ...