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Trump car tariffs could run European convertibles off U.S. roads

In the years before he became president of the United States, Donald Trump owned luxury German cars. Now, pricey European convertibles are among the vehicles that could become rare on American roads if Trump's proposal to slap tariffs on imported cars takes effect.

Volkswagen Truck & Bus says no decision yet on listing

Proceeds of more than 6 billion euros ($6.9 bln) would flow to parent Volkswagen AG if it decides to list its truck and bus subsidiary, the division's chief executive told Manager Magazin as he set out the company's ambitions.

Porsche acquires acceleration expertise with Rimac stake

German sportscar maker Porsche said it was taking a 10 percent stake in Rimac Automobili, a Croatian start-up sportscar manufacturer which has developed a battery-powered car capable of accelerating to 400 kilometers an hour.

Toyota captures data goldmine in $1 billion Grab bet

By pumping $1 billion into ride-hailing firm Grab, Toyota Motor Corp stands to gain a passenger-side view of tens of thousands of cars across Southeast Asia, tracking how fast they drive, how far they travel and the time they spend stuck in traffic.