First rise for 18 months in European car sales
New car sales across Europe rose in April for the first time in 18 months, boosted by strong demand in the UK.
UK Petrol prices fear as EU raids oil firms
Investigations on oil firms relating to oil, refined products and biofuels by the EU, have raised petrol prices worries....» More
Ford to enter Burma car market
Ford are one of several foreign carmakers to have been keen to tap into the Burmese car market.
So it is no surprise ...» More
Chrysler profits fall
Chrysler's first-quarter net profits fell 65% as the third largest US carmaker shipped fewer older cars in preparation f...» More
Honda turns in 74% jump in profits
As Japanese car makers have seen a steady recovery from the natural disasters of 2011, Honda profits have been boosted b...» More
Volkswagen and Daimler profits hit by sales falls
Motor giants, Volkswagen and Daimler have posted falls in first quarter profits, hit by a continuing slump in European c...» More
European car sales drop again in March
European car registrations were 10.3% lower in March from a year earlier, the 18th consecutive month of falls.
The fi...» More
Daimler to sell remaining stake in EADS
Carmaker Daimler is selling its remaining 7.5% stake in pan-European aerospace and defence group EADS, the parent compan...» More
3.4m cars recalled by Japan carmakers over airbag defect
Japan's top four carmakers are recalling a total of 3.4 million cars over a defect in passenger airbags.
Globally, Ho...» More
Car sales in India decline
Annual car sales in India have dipped for the first time in a decade, underlining the impact a slowdown in its economy i...» More
GM to invest 4bn euros in Opel and Vauxhall
US carmaker General Motors has said it will invest 4bn euros (£3.4bn) in its European subsidiary Opel. The German carmak...» More
Diesel pump prices cut by UK supermarkets
Supermarkets have announced cuts in the price of diesel from today after the recent drop in wholesale prices.
UK March car sales better than expected
The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) said UK new car registrations outperformed expectations in March, ...» More
US car recalls by Hyundai and Kia
Hyundai Motor and its Kia Motors affiliate are recalling more than 1.8 million cars and sports utility vehicles in the U...» More
Fuel duty rise cancelled in Osborne's 2013 Budget
A rise in fuel duty scheduled for introduction in September has been cancelled, Chancellor George Osborne said in his Bu...» More
384,181 vehicles in China recall by Volkswagen
Volkswagen says it will recall 384,181 vehicles in China to replace a part of their gearboxes, its largest recall in the...» More
Bentley considers move to Bratislava
Chief executive of Bentley Wolfgang Schreiber has suggested the company may assemble its next new model in Bratislava, ...» More
Webcars Fleetwise March Issue
The 'Points to Ponder' article in Fleetwise this month is 'The Potholes Epidemic - The solution is simple' by David Cord...» More
CO2 rules reduce drivers' costs
The EC argues strict standards are essential to maintain the competitiveness of European auto makers. However, it also c...» More
BMW describes 2012 as most successful year in its history
After the BMW Group posted a rise in profits and revenue, the German company said 2012 was the best year in its history....» More
Europe's carmakers look to compact SUVs for profit
Europeans are expected to buy almost 290,000 small SUVs this year, nearly double the number that were sold last year.
New car maker, Qoros emerges at the Geneva motor show
With just one production model and two concepts for future cars on display, Qoros, the new marque, has revealed itself a...» More
Volvo unveils cyclist alert system at Geneva Motor Show
Volvo has announced it is releasing a cyclist detection facility which should prevent fatal accidents.
Volvo's system...» More
UK car sales rise again
New UK car sales rose for the 12th consecutive month in February, figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Tr...» More
RAC talks of 'transport poverty'
As part of its call for a reduction in fuel duty, the RAC says research suggests the poorest 10% of car-owning household...» More