LONDON (AFP) - Lotus have set their sights on a top-three finish in this year's Formula One (F1) world championship after becoming the first team to unveil their car for the forthcoming campaign.
FRANKFURT (REUTERS) - Volkswagen's luxury car brand Audi plans to build the A3 compact in a new plant in Foshan in southern China starting 2013, which will see its production capacity expanded to 700,000 vehicles per year.
TOKYO (AP) - Auto giants Toyota and BMW said on Thursday they have reached an agreement to collaborate on research for cleaner, next-generation car batteries, underlining the growing push in the industry for green technology.
MUMBAI (AFP) - India's biggest auto maker Maruti Suzuki on Thursday said monthly sales for November fell 18.5 per cent, as demand for cars slowed due to rising fuel costs and high interest rates.
BANGKOK (THE NATION/ANN) - The 28th Thailand International Motor Expo has lowered its sales-booking target to 25,000 cars in its 12-day fair from the previous target of 30,000 orders.
TOKYO (AFP) - Japan's domestic vehicle sales jumped 24.1 per cent in November year-on-year, data showed on Thursday, as the sector continues to rebound from the huge disruption sparked by the country's quake and tsunami.
TOKYO (AFP) - Energy-saving electric cars with advanced green technology vie for attention as the Tokyo Motor Show opens on Wednesday, with robots and computers becoming ever more part of the vehicles on display.
TOKYO (AFP) - Suzuki Motor's chairman said on Wednesday he was willing to appear at the International Court of Arbitration to reveal the 'truth' about the Japanese automaker's bitter row with Volkswagen.
TOKYO (AP) - Toyota President Akio Toyoda unveiled a futuristic concept car resembling a giant iPhone to demonstrate how Japan's top automaker is trying to take the lead in technology at the upcoming Tokyo auto show.
Its massive 12-cylinder power plant is an affront to efforts to miniaturise engines and maximise corporate mileage.