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Porsche workers snap up bonuses of nearly €10,000

FRANKFURT, Germany - German luxury carmaker Porsche on Wednesday said it would pay workers a special bonus of up to €9,656 ($11,800) each to celebrate a record year...

23 Mar 2018

GERMANY

Porsche to double investment in electric cars

Porsche says it will double investments in electrifying its entire range by 2022...

6 Feb 2018

GLOBAL

Frankfurt Motor Show sees launch of Ferrari Portofino

The new Ferrari Portofino is described as the most versatile model in the range. A car designed to be driven every day... (video)

15 Sep 2017

GERMANY

Daimler to offer electrified versions of all Mercedes 'by 2022'

FRANKFURT, Germany: The world's largest luxury carmaker Daimler plans to offer an electric or hybrid version of every Mercedes-Benz model within five years, its chief executive said this week...

14 Sep 2017

GERMANY

Volkswagen to electrify entire range by 2030

FRANKFURT, Germany: German carmaker Volkswagen doubled down earlier this week on efforts to clean up its image tarnished by the dieselgate scandal, vowing ahead of the IAA auto industry show to electrify its entire range by 2030...

13 Sep 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

BMW to manufacture electric Mini in Britain

FRANKFURT, Germany: German luxury car manufacturer BMW has announced that it will build a future all-electric version of its Mini in Britain, easing fears that it might move production away after Brexit...

26 Jul 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Amko Leenarts appointed director: design, Ford of Europe

COLOGNE, Germany: Amko Leenarts has been appointed director: design, Ford of Europe...

25 Jul 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

BMW denies collusion on diesel emissions

BERLIN, Germany: German luxury carmaker BMW has denied any collusion with industry rivals on emissions from its diesel engines...

24 Jul 2017

GERMANY

Daimler announces recall of three million diesel cars in Europe

BERLIN, Germany: German luxury car maker Daimler, which is being investigated for alleged emissions cheating, has announced a voluntary recall of more than three million Mercedes-Benz diesel vehicles...

21 Jul 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Mercedes claims luxury pole position over BMW

German carmaker Mercedes-Benz on Monday said it had overtaken homegrown rival BMW to deliver the most luxury vehicles of any manufacturer in 2016...

11 Jan 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Carmakers to build Europe network of high-powered e-charging stations

German carmakers BMW, Daimler, Porsche and Audi and US competitor Ford said on Tuesday they would cooperate on a Europe-wide network...

30 Nov 2016

GERMANY

Daimler's Smart launches online store

FRANKFURT - German automaker Daimler said on Thursday its Smart subsidiary has launched an online store, allowing customers to order a car on the internet and have it delivered to their home...

18 Dec 2015

GERMANY

BMW says 'confident' for 2015 after 'good start' in Q1

German automaker BMW said Wednesday, 6 May, it was confident about the outlook for 2015 after getting off to a good start in the first three months...

8 May 2015

GERMANY

Daimler says profits jump 89% in Q1

German auto group Daimler, maker of Mercedes-Benz, said on Tuesday, 28 April, it got off to a good start in 2015, with sales and profits rising strongly in the first three months...

30 Apr 2015

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