Week in Review, August 1

Week in Review

Deutsche Bank, Microsoft, oil majors and Microsoft featured

European carmakers: hot hatches

Investors look under the bonnet for the best growth engines

Big companies warn on China slowdown

Weaker growth in country set to hit second-half profits

Fiat Chrysler gains as SUV sales boom

Outlook raised after strong North American performance

Delphi buys HellermannTyton for £1.1bn

Car parts maker joins rush to buy industry’s innovators

Phasing out of old models hits Renault

Shares fall in spite of near 50% rise in first-half earnings

Ingram Pinn Illustration

Robots can kill but they do not understand us

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
©Benjamin Bechet

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

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