GM seeks broader cooperation with PSA
Ousted Renault exec named new Peugeot CEO
Peugeot mulling alliance with China's Dongfeng


Ghosn: No defeat device in Renault engines

Renault-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn stressed that the group's dCi turbodiesel engine doesn't use any kind of illegal software. Speaking on French TV station France 2, he emphasized that the popular engine complies with all emissions regulations in the European Union.   


Ford to auction last 2017 F-150 Raptor to benefit JDRF

Proceeds from the Barrett-Jackson auction will help fund type-1 diabetes research.


Audi A3 earns Top Safety Pick Plus award

The A3 was previously included in the list of Top Safety Pick winners. The 'Plus' designation was awarded after new LED headlights earned an 'acceptable' rating.   


NHTSA to close Tesla Autopilot investigation

The agency did not identify a defect in the fatal Florida crash, a source has told Reuters. No recall is expected.


Lotus crossover still on roadmap, but not until 2022 or later

Speaking to Autocar, CEO Jean-Marc Gales suggests the project is a lower priority than replacements for the Elise, Exige and Evora.


Maserati recalls Levante S to fix software glitch

The odd problem can cause the engine to shut down or the transmission to shift into neutral when the vehicle speed is 2 mph.   


Former VW CEO Martin Winterkorn claims no prior knowledge of diesel cheat

"Software applications represent a very specific area of work in engine development," he told German officials, according to Reuters.