Tesla charges up with Roadster retrofit

Upgrade will allow electric car to travel more than 400 miles on single charge

Takata president quits amid airbag crisis

Japanese manufacturer cuts executive pay in response to global recall

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Top truckmakers operated cartel, says EU

Work on emissions-cutting technology was held back, Brussels alleges

Hyundai poaches BMW engineer

Quality drive part of carmaker’s bid to boost brand after recalls

GM stands by fuel-efficient small cars

Electric cars are an ‘important’ part of carmaker’s strategy

Renault suspends some Russian orders

Carmaker joins General Motors, Jaguar and Audi in freeze

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Cost-cutter Quarta at Fort Sorrell gates

Investors will want to see if the chairman-designate stands up to the founder

Car industry says 2014 output will fall

Model changes and export uncertainties slow production

ABB names Voser as new chairman

Former Shell chief returns to Swiss engineering group

Car fuel cell pioneer looks for spark

State initiative poised to help rev up Intelligent Energy project

Visteon to sell stake in air-con venture

US car parts maker to offload 70% of Halla Visteon for $3.6bn

Philips to buy US medical devices group

Dutch company bulks up healthcare business ahead of split

Jeb Bush’s interests face scrutiny

Donors are concerned about Bush’s complex business dealings

Geely falls 19% after profit warning

Chinese carmaker blames weak sales and rouble crisis

BAIC: cheap cars, luxury shares

Chinese carmaker seeking HK listing is hybrid of high and low end

Eurozone malaise dents car industry

New vehicle purchases hit lowest levels in a year

The rag trade’s supreme sewing machine

Juki’s ubiquity in clothing factories is a Japanese success story

Volvo cuts back shows and sponsorship

Carmaker in rethink over industry’s traditional marketing practices

Ecommerce drives demand for delivery vans

Lending for commercial vehicle purchases up more than a fifth

Rules require fuel-efficiency gains

Regulations are making their mark on the truck segment

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