What's in a name? Audi launches new model designations

2017-08-24 07:33

A1 '25' TFSI, A8 '55' ... Audi is adopting a new nomenclature for power output designations, set to apply to all its models beginning with the next-generation A8 flagship.

WRC: Tanak targets title after German Rally win

2017-08-21 08:35

Estonia's Ott Tanak is targeting the overall WRC lead after winning the Germany Rally.

German economy extends growth spurt as nation heads for vote

2017-08-15 09:15

The German economy has extended its growth spurt in the second quarter, playing into the hands of Angela Merkel as she bids for a fourth term as chancellor.

F1: Drivers unhappy with extra 'Halo' weight

2017-08-14 09:51

While most focus on the aesthetics, it is another feature of the controversial 'Halo' system that might actually have a more significant impact on F1.

Architects, refugees team up on tiny houses in Berlin

2017-08-08 05:20

Troubled to see a long queue of asylum seekers shivering for hours on a winter's day outside Berlin's notoriously chaotic registration centre, Van Bo Le-Mentzel has decided to take action.

VW executive pleads guilty in emissions scandal

2017-08-05 15:13

A German Volkswagen executive pleaded guilty Friday to conspiracy and fraud charges in Detroit in a scheme to cheat emission rules on nearly 600 000 diesel vehicles

German factory orders jump in sign of robust economic growth

2017-08-04 10:08

German factory orders have jumped in June amid broad-based domestic demand, pointing to a pickup in momentum in Europe’s largest economy.

'I do not want to be in Lewis' shadow' - Bottas

2017-08-03 10:58

Valtteri Bottas says his target for 2017 is to challenge for the Formula 1 championship.

No advertising for 'Spaghetti Monster church'

2017-08-03 06:21

A group calling itself the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster has been ordered to stop advertising its "noodle Masses" at the entrance to an eastern town.

Decisive period for three F1 drivers

2017-08-02 14:08

From the front to the back of the 2017 grid, the respective futures of three F1 drivers could take a step forward over the August break.


All the details: BMW's new SA-bound 441kW M5

2017-08-22 10:49

BMW has released power figures and sprint times of its new all-wheel drive M5 due in South Africa early in 2018.

Swiss stop registering Porsche diesel SUV's

2017-08-18 16:03

Switzerland will no longer register Porsche's luxury SUV, the Cayenne, with diesel engines citing the fallout from the emissions scandal.

Valtteri Bottas 'the perfect driver' - Nico Rosberg

2017-08-14 10:51

While the Lewis Hamilton vs Sebastian Vettel battle continues, former Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg has been impressed with Valtteri Bottas.

Rosberg's physio backs Kubica comeback

2017-08-11 10:12

Yet another respected figure in the Formula 1 paddock has backed Robert Kubica's return to F1

German governor defends asking VW to vet speech on automaker

2017-08-07 08:19

The governor of one of Germany's biggest states says he allowed Volkswagen to vet a 2015 speech about the automaker's diesel scandal.

Two German crowd crashes

2017-08-05 13:28

Police in Germany say 12 people have been injured and one person has died in two separate incidents of vehicles hitting crowds.

How realistic are plans to ban new petrol and diesel cars?

2017-08-03 22:25

As more governments look to ban sales of petrol and diesel cars in coming years, experts are assessing how realistic the plans are.

German economy lags eurozone peers for first time in 12 years

2017-08-03 10:32

Germany’s economy has slowed more than initially estimated at the start of the third quarter, leaving it trailing the eurozone’s other large nations.

German automakers to give 5 million diesel cars new software

2017-08-02 22:40

Germany's transport minister says the country's automakers have committed to fit more than 5 million diesel cars with updated software to reduce harmful emissions.

Volkswagen to refit 1 million more diesel cars in Germany

2017-07-31 07:53

Volkswagen said it would offer to refit almost a million more diesel cars in Germany to reduce harmful emissions, as the country's auto industry is racked by overlapping scandals.

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