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EU Testing Standards Known To Have More Loopholes Than US

In 2011 meetings, regulatory officials worried about just the sort of thing that VW did to defeat European diesel emissions tests.


Europe will still only get about 100 of the hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles per year.


Also, VW's Diesel Scandal Is Apparently An American Conspiracy

European automakers don't think their diesels will be able to hit upcoming EU standards, so they're asking for a break. Whether legislators go along with it remains to be seen.


Collaboration Will Include Investments In 10 Countries

ITM Power steps up again, this time with a European hydrogen infrastructure program.


About $27,000 Buys Eternal Fast-Charging Rights In Europe

Amsterdam-based Fastned offers lifetime free fast-charging rights to big shareholders.


Ford luxes up the Mondeo with new Vignale line, featuring a more upscale appearance, list of equipment and customer experience for premium European buyers.


VW's Norway Advertising Push Was Key

Volkswagen e-Golf overtakes Nissan Leaf as Western Europe's best-selling electric vehicle.


Honda is shifting production of the European CR-V to Canada for the next model of the crossover. With newly open capacity at the automaker's plant in Swindon, England, the site is slated to become a global manufacturing hub for the future Civic five-door.


Automaker Says Its EVs Are More Reliable Than Gas, Diesel Vehicles

Nissan says only three of 35,000 Leaf electric-vehicle batteries have died on users.


In order to make use of excess capacity at its European plant in England, Honda is tipped to export the Civic hatchback to North America. But what about the new Type R?


GM May Also Phase Out Volt/Ampera in Europe

Remember the Opel Ampera, the European Volt? Well, General Motors may sell the Bolt electric vehicle as an Opel in Europe.


UK, Germany, Denmark Will Get Limited Number of Fuel-Cell Vehicles

Toyota will start selling the Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle in Europe by September.


The Volkswagen Sharan, a seven-passenger minivan sold in Europe, has been upgraded with new engines and equipment ahead of its debut at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show.


Nissan Europe tries out a paint coating that allows an all-electric Leaf to glow in the dark for as long as 10 hours.


Critical Look At Diesel Engines Could Benefit Hybrids

Ford doesn't expect the Mondeo Hybrid to be a huge sales success in Europe. However, with governments there backing away from supporting diesel fuel, the sedan offers a hedge against future changes in the market.


EV Has 3-Secont 0-60 Time, Single-Charge Range of 186 Miles

Italy's Egoista start-up has raised $100,000 in its crowd-funding campaign for an open-wheeled, plug-in kit car.


France Looks to Improve Air Quality, Get Older Diesels Off Its Roads

The French government may give a 10,000-euro incentive to people who trade in old diesels for electric vehicles.


Lower Fuel Prices May Restrict EV Sales Beyond First Adopters

European electric-vehicle sales jumped 52 percent last year but future sales increases aren't a given.


Daimler Division Will Debut C350 PHEV In US This Fall

Mercedes-Benz will start selling its C350 Plug-In Hybrid in Europe next month at about $58,000. It will arrive in the US later this year.


The European diesel backlash is continuing, as a member of the British government has come out against the popular fuel.


Tesla's global sales chief Jerome Guillen talks about the biggest hurdles to becoming "a key player in sustainable transportation" on The Continent. In short,

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