Daimler raises earnings by 12%

Mercedes sales benefit from new models

Coal cars lined up at Lamberts Point.
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US railways: Back on track

Train operators are cashing in on shale gas but their improved fortunes could be undermined

UK duo’s dream car draws wealthy car fans

Mono is fastest road-legal car in the world

BMW defends plan to build bigger SUV

Chief says no contradiction between green goals and car line-up

Champagne on ice for Europe’s carmakers

Sales growth fails to lift sentiment

GM eyes budget range for Europe

Downshift as carmaker seeks to claw back share lost to no-frills marques

Airliner was flying in approved airspace

Regulators confirm jet was outside no-fly zone

Rolls-Royces and rags mix in Phnom Penh

Carmaker opens in country where annual income barely tops $1,000

Electric cars: BMW versus Tesla

Can Tesla afford to share the road with upscale automakers?

Senator accuses GM of ‘stunning’ failure

Legal department failed to convey warnings of potential damages

Carmakers cheer growth in European sales

Sales are up 6.5% in the first 6 months of 2014

Man City scores Nissan sponsorship deal

Premier League champions taps on-pitch success

Ford targets Africa and Middle East

Carmaker intends to cater to Africa’s growing middle class

Albemarle / Rockwood: batteries included

Lithium batteries are in the future, the very distant future

Qantas shares slide after watered-down deal

VW brand seeks €5bn in annual savings

Martin Winterkorn, CEO, says action is urgent and will be ‘painful’

In defence of Rocket’s science

Ahead of planned IPO, co-founder shrugs off ‘clone factory’ digs

Nestlé warns on water scarcity

Resource shortage ‘more urgent’ than global warming

VW to build SUV at Chattanooga plant

Model aimed at reversing sales slide and will create 2,000 jobs

China courtship meets fear and mistrust

Improving bilateral trade in Russia’s far east beset by rivalry

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