Toyota cars to change lanes themselves

Japanese automaker shows off partly self-driving vehicles

Melrose to return up to £2.5bn to shareholders

Sale of German meter maker equates to 2.3 times equity investment

Culture clash gives clue to VW scandal

Employees say new management could have spotted emissions problem

General Electric: with friends like these

The company and activist investor Nelson Peltz mostly agree — for now

Activist Nelson Peltz takes stake in GE

The $2.5bn holding will enable investor to seek better returns

Copper, aluminium vie for China grid bid

Rout in commodities sparks tough lobbying for plum contract

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Amazon in Dash to lead internet of things

Automated replenishment service to be built into appliances

US extends VW probe to other brands

Environmental Protection Agency to test used and hire cars

Strike fear as Fiat Chrysler deal spurned

Doubts grow for carmakers over wage, healthcare and pension costs

Renault Espace 2014

EU carmakers warn on diesel crackdown

Plea comes as VW cautions scandal probe will take months

VW left behind as US car sales speed up

GM, Ford and Fiat Chrysler report double-digit increases in September

EU competition concerns on Rexam takeover

Asset sales likely for approving merger between drinks can makers

GM takes on big tech in self-driving cars

Car group seeks to fend off Google and Apple as market disrupter

Toray’s carbon fibre ambition gains pace

Japanese specialist to bring strong material to mass-market cars

VW scandal exposes EU regulatory failures

National regulators did not inspect cars for defeat devices

Rivals query whether VW cheat was one-off

Questions mount over ‘defeat devices’ introduced in different years and models

Tesla Model X launched after 2-year delay

SUV aims to establish mass-market electric carmaker

Fiat Chrysler under-reported deaths

US car safety watchdog says carmaker found system deficiencies

Glencore rallies but Hollywood declines option

Hunter Hillcoat is the City’s latest all-action hero

Politicians face questions over VW affair

Governments accused of pursuing the wrong policies on tackling emissions


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