London’s car-sharing scene gets bigger

Growing market cuts need to own a vehicle in the City

Lower commodities prices boost SUV push

Falling cost of crude stimulates driving and overall consumption

Supercar makers swap speed for size

Lamborghini to join the swelling ranks making four-by-fours

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‘Innovation map’ traces enterprise growth

Oxfordshire leads way while London lags, study shows

Ford offers access to alternative fuel patents

Carmaker wants to accelerate adoption of electric vehicles

Apple eyes car as ‘ultimate mobile device’

Executive at iPhone maker hints at group’s automotive ambitions

Lamborghini joins fast lane into SUVs

Italian group is latest marque to eye expanding segment

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Apple’s core business adds value

Times may be difficult for some companies, but big technology groups are booming

German automotive trio feel the heat

Audi vies with BMW and Mercedes to be the top premium carmaker, but outsiders are poised to compete

Tata Motors hit by Chinese slowdown

Mumbai-based group scraps dividend after domestic unit losses

Buffett-backed BYD looks to raise $1.9bn

Chinese hybrid and electric automaker to issue new shares

Japan Inc lowers sights after bumper year

Japanese multinationals feel pressure after record profits

Productivity: It’s a drag

Restoring output levels is crucial to boosting living standards

Scepticism over Fiat chief’s mergers call

Analysts point to Marchionne’s large borrowings and big investment plans

JLR nears verdict on eastern Europe plant

Carmaker eyes Poland, Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Hungary

Europcar to float in Paris

Car hire group seeking to raise €475m in bid to reduce debt

Renault targets India’s small-car market

French carmaker launches locally made Kwid hatchback

Takata to recall up to 34m vehicles

Agreement with US regulators over safety problems with airbags

Diesel pollution claims to be road-tested

EU plans ‘real-world’ checks for exhaust emissions

European groups rev up on road to Iran

Carmakers and energy companies look forward to post-sanction era

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