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Volvo Cars holds a 48.3% stake in Polestar, which was founded in 2017
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Polestar secures £750 million funding to target future growth

Three-year loan from 12 international banks will help car maker invest for future after forthcoming split from Volvo

29 February 2024
Polestar secures £750 million funding to target future growth
Audi badge 2024
The move comes after delays in the introduction of several key Audi production models
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Audi could oust tech boss for new model delays

Technical development boss Oliver Hoffmann could be asked to step down by Audi's CEO

21 February 2024
Audi could oust tech boss for new model delays
Renault 5 concept front quarter
Renault cited "current equity market conditions" for cancelling its plan to list Ampere
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The stock market has fallen out of love with electric cars

Renault's decision to cancel Ampere division's IPO is the latest in a long line of recent investor snubs

1 February 2024
The stock market has fallen out of love with electric cars
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Autocar Great Women 2024: nominations now open

Event, to be held on 30 April, celebrates the achievements of the most influential women across the motoring sector

24 January 2024
Autocar Great Women 2024: nominations now open
Rolls Royce Spectre factory front quarter
The Rolls-Royce Spectre has a full order book for 2024
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Rolls-Royce sets new sales record as Bespoke programme shines

Every car sold by Rolls-Royce in 2023 had some element of customisation, reaching record values

8 January 2024
Rolls-Royce sets new sales record as Bespoke programme shines
electric Volkswagen models on display in dresden
Cost-cutting plan for Volkswagen brand will boost performance of wider VW Group
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Volkswagen targets huge savings in radical cost-cutting drive

Manufacturing giant is conducting an extensive €10 billion (£8.6bn) three-year savings programme

20 December 2023
Volkswagen targets huge savings in radical cost-cutting drive
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Cariad’s internal delays hurt the roll-out of the Volkswagen ID 3, for which it developed software
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VW software developer Cariad cuts costs to avoid lay-offs

Agreement will allow firm to cut development costs by 20% annually amid struggles to develop unified software

15 December 2023
VW software developer Cariad cuts costs to avoid lay-offs
Torsten Muller Otvos with Rolls Royce Cullinan
Müller-Ötvös has presided over a rise in annual Rolls-Royce sales from around 1000 to more than 6000
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Rolls-Royce CEO Torsten Müller-Ötvös retires after 14 years

German departs after transforming Rolls-Royce into industry powerhouse; to be replaced by Chris Brownridge

5 October 2023
Rolls-Royce CEO Torsten Müller-Ötvös retires after 14 years
Christian Meunier between Jeep Wagoneer S and Jeep Recon
Meunier previewed Wagoneer S and Recon EVs last year
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Jeep CEO Christian Meunier leaves after five transformative years

Meunier has led Jeep's wide-reaching electrification programme and launched several crucial new models

29 September 2023
Jeep CEO Christian Meunier leaves after five transformative years
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The VW ID Buzz has been one of the most talked-about new vehicles in recent history
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Editor's letter: Thomas Schafer is taking VW to new heights

A year in, the friendly and approachable German exec has more than found his feet

14 September 2023
Editor's letter: Thomas Schafer is taking VW to new heights

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