Nissan's Palmer to be Aston Martin chief

Appointment comes as brand looks to regain lost ground on rivals

GM cars to detect distracted driving

Carmaker to install sensors to measure eye movement

Frail economy dents Brazil’s car industry

Hundreds of workers laid off as economy falters

Germany: In a spin

With growth slowing, the problems facing the economy – from the Ukraine crisis to rising energy costs – will have an impact beyond its borders

Tesla revs up China push with Unicom deal

US car group to provide charging points at retail outlets in 120 cities

BYD develops electric car with Daimler

Struggling Chinese automaker aims to reverse declining fortunes

Former Porsche executives to stand trial

Two charged in 2012 over attempt to acquire VW

China investigates VW executives

Watchdog claims unspecified violations in First Auto Works probe

India regulator fines carmakers

Anti-competitive penalty echoes China move

BYD: lucky for some

Chinese car parts maker has yet to realise its dreams

Week in review, August 23

Chinese car probe takes unexpected turn

Landmark ruling benefits foreign carmakers and domestic buyers

China fines 10 Japanese car parts makers

Regulator accuses manufacturers of price collusion

Hertz: pain for gain

Car rental group’s problems are never-ending, but optimism endures

China sets first fines in car sector probe

China says Mercedes-Benz fixed prices

Foreign carmakers brace for fines over pricing practices

China cars: limited partners

Government’s fiddling in the car market has not worked as planned

Volvo to launch ‘symbolic’ new model

Volvo pins hopes on its ‘all-in’ car

The nearly group in premium car brands is catching up fast

Week in Review, August 15

Featuring cybersecurity, China probe, Serco, Kinder Morgan and RBS


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