German Coachbuilder Wiesmann Files for Insolvency

German automaker Wiesmann has filed for insolvency and is currently seeking strategic partners and investors.

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German Automakers Form Coalition to Educate US on Diesel Tech

A whole slew of new diesel-powered cars have been announced for the U.S. recently, and to help them gain mainstream acceptance, six German automotive companies are teaming up to start the “Clean Diesel. Clearly Better,” campaign, which hopes to educate Americans on diesel technology.

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Volkswagen Plans Full Porsche Takeover

Along with the Saab saga, the story of VW‘s attempt to buy Porsche AG has been nothing short of a soap opera, with twists and turns at every juncture. After previous attempts by the Wolfsburg automaker to purchase the remaining shares in the smaller Stuttgart concern fell through, it now appears, the deal may be on again.

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GM Confirms Commitment to Opel, No Plans to Sell Says CEO Akerson

Given its recent financial performance and the fact that that GM’s CEO isn’t happy about the situation, nor the time it’s taking to re-structure Vauxhall/ Opel; rumors have been flying once again that the General’s European operations might be up for sale.

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