Vingroup is poised to launch Vietnam's first-ever car brand, as it has invested more than $3 billion in a production line that is expected to churn out its first cars in 2019.
Japanese car giant Honda has announced it will close its only car plant in Britain in 2021. Several carmakers have announced plans to trim UK operations, with concerns that a no-deal Brexit could disrupt supply lines.
US trade officials are believed to have told President Donald Trump that European car imports harm US national security. German carmakers are concerned that Trump could use the report to justify tariffs.
Czech PM and billionaire businessman Andrej Babis has for years stoked anti-migrant sentiment in his country. But many foreigners, who came to the Czech Republic under dubious circumstances, work for his companies.
Car manual publisher and vehicle collector John Haynes has died in Britain aged 80. From the sixties, his booklets became sought worldwide by car-rebuilding enthusiasts for their self-explanatory diagrams and photos.
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