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.
PARIS (REUTERS) - Renault said former chief operating officer Patrick Pelata is leaving the French automaker more than a year after he gave up the No. 2 job over his role in a mishandled espionage investigation.
TOKYO (REUTERS) - Honda Motor started building a second production line at its Malacca plant in Malaysia on Thursday where it will build hybrid and small-sized vehicles as local demand grows for green cars, the Japanese automaker said.
DETROIT (REUTERS) - Mr Dan Ammann wants it understood he's not one of the grey-suited 'bean counters' who once dominated, and nearly destroyed, General Motors (GM).
DETROIT, Michigan (AFP) - Honda Motor is ramping up production in the United States (US) and expects to double its US-made vehicle exports in the next few years, a senior Honda official said on Wednesday.
MILAN (AP) - Italian carmaker Fiat announced on Wednesday that it will extend its month-long holiday shutdown of its Naples plant by some two weeks due to slumping car sales in Italy that have hit the lowest levels in more than three decades.
FRANKFURT (REUTERS) - General Motors' (GM) European unit Opel has named Mr Michael Lohscheller, who helped turn around Volkswagen's (VW) loss-making United States (US) operations, as its new chief financial officer (CFO) as part of a broader management reshuffle.
(REUTERS) - United States (US) safety regulators said they are investigating possible throttle-control problems with an estimated 730,000 older model Ford Escape and Mazda Tribute small sport utility vehicles (SUVs).
PARIS (REUTERS) - France made clear on Wednesday it is not prepared to provide aid to struggling carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroen unless it makes concessions that could include suspending dividends.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Compact carmaker Perodua says it is on track to sell 188,000 vehicles in Malaysia this year to retain its leadership of the domestic auto market for the seventh straight year.