MUNICH -- Fourteen young and talented automotive executives have been chosen as Rising Stars within the automotive industry by Automotive News Europe . A gala ceremony to celebrate the 2015 Rising Stars winners will take place at Coventry Cathedral in Coventry, England, on June 9. The fifth annual
are only viable if there are more electrical components running on the network. Honda, Ford and BMW executives told Automotive News Europe that 48-volt architectures are too costly right now. DouglasA . Bolduc contributed to this report
traffic than most dealerships, where customers typically only return for their annual maintenance check. Said Hyundai's Sengpiehl: "Consumers go to a mall often, not just once a year." DouglasA . Bolduc contributed to this report
grow faster than China's premium market this year. "It is going to be tougher," he said in a statement. "But there is still solid growth to be had, especially in the premium sector." DouglasA . Bolduc contributed to this report
Volvo says its all-new XC90 flagship represents the future of the automaker, which aims to nearly double global sales to 800,000 vehicles by 2020. The premium large SUV is packed with highly advanced safety features, many of which are standard, and a powertrain that Volvo says provides the best ...
vehicles," Verrier said. He explained how in an interview last month with Automotive News Europe Managing Editor DouglasA . Bolduc at BorgWarner's facility in Ludwigsburg, Germany. Q: Is the electrification of the powertrain bad news for
MIRAMAS, France -- The BMW says its new 7-series flagship sedan will be the world's first series-production car that can be parked without anyone at the wheel. The feature will help make the automaker's flagship the most technologically advanced model in its class, randd boss Klaus Froehlich said.
Spain's Grupo Antolin has reached an agreement to purchase Magna International's interiors unit in a deal valued at about $525 million, Magna said today in a statement . If approved by regulatory officials the deal would create the world's third-largest player in the sector, Antolin said in a ...
such as turbochargers and glow plugs. He explained how in an interview with Automotive News Europe Managing Editor DouglasA . Bolduc . Is the electrification of the powertrain bad news for BorgWarner, which is heavily vested in parts that support
Matthew Russell. The starter-generator's output is used to offset perceived lag from the relatively large turbocharger fit to the i8's 1.5-liter three-cylinder gasoline engine, he said. DouglasA . Bolduc contributed to this report
driving features with the Q80 Inspiration concept. The technology in the car allows the driver to tell the system which semi-autonomous functions to use and when. Gabe Nelson, DouglasA . Bolduc and Bloomberg contributed to this report
MUNICH -- BMW brand's February sales rose 5.2 percent to 131,416 vehicles, a monthly total that beat rivals Audi and Mercedes-Benz. Both automakers outsold BMW in January. BMW said today that its namesake brand had its best ever February helped by a 46 percent sales gain for the X5 large SUV to ...
model, the Huracan. Winkelmann, 50, discussed the brand's future with Automotive News Europe Managing Editor DouglasA . Bolduc . Q: What is your outlook for the ultraluxury market this year? A: If there are no major changes to the global
has led the automaker for a decade, discussed Lamborghini's future with Automotive News Europe Managing Editor DouglasA . Bolduc . What is your outlook for the ultra-luxury market as a whole this year? If there are no major changes to the
CEO Wolfgang Duerheimer shared his outlook for the UK-based brand with Automotive News Europe Managing Editor DouglasA . Bolduc . How does 2015 look for Bentley? While it's too early to predict what's going to happen in 2015 because of
has the potential to build 7,000 to 8,000 units a year." IHS estimates Aston may double annual sales to more than 6,000 units in 2018 from about 3,400 last year. DouglasA . Bolduc , Nick Gibbs, Bloomberg and Reuters contributed
Bentley CEO Wolfgang Duerheimer, 56, shared his outlook for the brand with Automotive News Europe Managing Editor DouglasA . Bolduc . Q: How does 2015 look for Bentley? A: While it's too early to predict what's going to happen in 2015 because
Grupo Antolin, the world's largest supplier of vehicle headliners, has shaken up the top tier of its management with an infusion of younger executives. Longtime Vice Chairman Ernesto Antolin, 50, takes over as chairman of the family-controlled Spain-based business with immediate effect. He replaces