Robots can kill but they do not understand us

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Despite rapid advances in machine learning, androids remain a distant prospect

VW cuts sales target as China demand falls

German carmaker sticks to revenue and profit margin goals

GM ploughs $1bn into India

Carmaker to launch locally produced cars and create export hub

Carlos Tavares and his Peugeot 504 Tic rally car in Monaco
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European rebound helps Peugeot revival

French carmaker warns of impact of emerging markets sales decline

Ford delivers best quarter since 2000

Carmaker benefits from rising economy and strong selling prices

Volkswagen sales nudge past Toyota

German carmaker outsells Japanese group despite declines in China

GKN to buy Fokker for €706m

Aerospace group to pay €500m in cash and take on €206m in debt

GM to put $5bn into emerging market car

New family of vehicles to be developed with Chinese partner SAIC

Fiat Chrysler endures a grim weekend

Safety problems add to Marchionne’s packed in-tray

Fiat Chrysler hit with $105m record fine

Carmaker criticised for handling of 23 recalls on 11m vehicles

China car market braced for flat sales

Bleak outlook for industry that has been a cash cow for carmakers

Cyber attack triggers Fiat Chrysler recall

Action covers 1.4m vehicles after Wired magazine exposes risks in connected car systems

Week in Review, July 25

Credit Suisse’s strong results; Eli Lilly and Lockheed also in the news

Bentley seeks broad appeal with first SUV

Some analysts question if 4,000 Bentaygas can be sold each year

LeasePlan sold to Abu Dhabi consortium

Vehicle management group sold for €3.7bn

Cameron makes Aston Martin ‘great offer’

PM urges maker of 007’s favourite marque to choose Welsh site

Daimler: as good as it gets

A stunning set of results, but times will get tougher

Ferrari files for New York IPO

Decision comes nine months after Fiat Chrysler announced spin-off of supercar marque

GM hits accelerator on strong US sales

Results buoyed by demand for trucks and strong profits in China

Carmakers turn to digital prototypes

Costly vehicle mock-ups are set to become rarer


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