The 83nd Geneva International Motor Show runs from March 7-17 at the Geneva Palexpo convention center and will play host to over 700,000 visitors. Below, a special report on the show and the latest automotive news, from Tesla vs. 'Top Gear' to how car makers are dealing with their currency exposure.
Fiat SpA Chief Executive Officer Sergio Marchionne spoke out against deeper budget cuts in Europe as Renault SA CEO Carlos Ghosn urged government spending to revive the region’s anemic sales, which he forecast won’t recover for another three years.
Toyota Motor Corp. President Akio Toyoda overhauled his top management for a second straight year, strengthening his control over the world’s largest carmaker to vie with General Motors Co. and Volkswagen AG.
China is pressuring bureaucrats to buy locally branded cars to help domestic automakers and cut lavish spending of taxpayers’ money. That’s unless you are a high-level government official with an Audi A6L.
Wim Dries was at the public swimming pool with his kids last month when a loudspeaker announcement asked him to take an urgent call. On the line was the head of Ford Motor Co.’s factory in Genk, Belgium, who said he was being held by workers opposed to a plan to close the plant.
General Motors Co.’s China sales rose during the first two months of the year, extending the U.S. carmaker’s lead over Toyota Motor Corp. in the world’s biggest auto market, as demand for Japanese brands shrank.