MILAN (AFP) - Italian auto giant Fiat's future plans, amid a collapse in sales, have put Italy on edge with trade unions warning that the country's biggest private sector employer is set to announce factory closures.
BEIJING (AFP) - United States (US) auto giant Ford Motor said on Tuesday it would bring its Lincoln brand to China in two years, pitching the vehicle to the luxury segment of the world's largest car market.
SYDNEY (AFP) - Some 23,000 cheap Chinese-made cars were on Wednesday recalled in Australia after asbestos was found in their engines, with unions demanding to know how they came to be in the country.
TOKYO (AFP) - Japan's Isuzu Motors will spend 30 billion yen (S$477 million) to build new factories in China and India to tap rising demand for pickup trucks in the fast-growing markets, a report said on Tuesday.
SOROCABA , Brazil (AFP) - Japan's Toyota, the world's biggest carmaker, on Thursday inaugurated a US$600 million (US$746 million) plant in the south-eastern state of Sao Paulo, its third in Brazil, with the aim of producing 70,000 cars a year initially.
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan (REUTERS) - The strong yen in Japan is causing Toyota Motor Corp to consider moving some production to North America from Japan, said Mr Jim Lentz, sales chief executive of Toyota Motor Corp's United States (US) unit.
SHANGHAI (AFP) - US auto giant General Motors said on Monday that its sales in China surged to a record 199,503 vehicles in July, defying a market slowdown and moves by a major Chinese city to limit car numbers.
Berlin - Mr Manfred Wilke loves nothing more than speeding down the German Autobahn in his 911 coupe.
You have heard of hands-free dialling, but what about hands-free parking? That is right - cars that do away with the hassle of figuring out the correct angle and number of turns to get into a parking space.