Finance and corporate

Volkswagen Group moves step closer to acquiring Europcar

VW and partners will buy rental firm for €2.9 billion (£2.4 billion) at 50 cents per share in mobility service push

25 November 2021
Volkswagen Group moves step closer to acquiring Europcar
Finance and corporate

Stellantis boss Alison Jones appointed SMMT president

Jones replaces Horiba MIRA chairman George Gillespie and becomes first female president

24 November 2021
Stellantis boss Alison Jones appointed SMMT president
Finance and corporate

Jaguar Land Rover engineering boss Nick Rogers steps down

Engineer who led development of Jaguar F-Pace and Land Rover Defender leaves after 37 years at JLR

23 November 2021
Jaguar Land Rover engineering boss Nick Rogers steps down
Finance and corporate

New source: Audi, BMW in talks to partner McLaren

New information suggests British-based F1 team and sports car maker is entering 'important' phase of discussion with multiple partners

17 November 2021
New source: Audi, BMW in talks to partner McLaren
Finance and corporate

Ford of Europe car boss Roelant de Waard to retire after 30 years

Dutchman has led the company's transformative electrification plans in recent years

16 November 2021
Ford of Europe car boss Roelant de Waard to retire after 30 years
Finance and corporate

General Motors appoints top exec to lead mobility push in Europe

Mahmoud Samara will lead US firm's European ventures in the areas of mobility, autonomy and electric vehicles

15 November 2021
General Motors appoints top exec to lead mobility push in Europe
Laura Schwab
Schwab previously spoke at Autocar's Great British Women awards in 2019
Finance and corporate

Laura Schwab slams "toxic bro culture" at Rivian after dismissal

Ex-sales and marketing boss details EV start-up's "boys club" culture in the wake of her sudden termination

5 November 2021
Laura Schwab slams "toxic bro culture" at Rivian after dismissal
Finance and corporate

Toyota weathers chip crisis to post record quarterly earnings

Japan's biggest car maker raises forecast for 2021 off the back of strong earnings last quarter

4 November 2021
Toyota weathers chip crisis to post record quarterly earnings
New cars

Aston Martin DBX now accounts for more than half of firm's sales

British company's transformation is boosted by the success of its first SUV

4 November 2021
Aston Martin DBX now accounts for more than half of firm's sales
Finance and corporate

Ferrari on track for record year in 2021

Popularity of new models and huge growth in China see deliveries surge way above 2019 and 2020 figures

2 November 2021
Ferrari on track for record year in 2021

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