GM profits fall 80% as recalls bite

Compensation for deaths and injury could reach $600m

Cost-cutting Caterpillar raises forecast

Mining slump is offset by modest recovery in construction

UK car production set to surpass 1.6m

Industry buoyed by investment and strong demand

US oil groups ordered to renew railcars

Accelerated timetable follows fatal crash in Quebec

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Daimler warns over cyber attacks on cars

Defending vehicles against hackers ‘essential’, chief says

Daimler raises earnings by 12%

Mercedes sales benefit from new models

Johnson Matthey Q1 profits fall 10%

Group says growth will offset impact of strong pound

Renishaw’s 3D printers carve out a profit

Precision engineer reports strong demand for its technologies

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

Smiths’ chief has ‘unfinished business’

Group is focusing on growing its share of commercial business

GM eyes budget range for Europe

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

City wakes up to value in UK engineering

Shares in small engineers put on a growth spurt

Alstom plays down complexity of GE deal

Chief says fundamentals of last month’s deal are same as initial offer

Volvo battles slump in China and Brazil

Overall revenues stable thanks to growth in mature markets

Electric cars: BMW versus Tesla

Can Tesla afford to share the road with upscale automakers?

Senator accuses GM of ‘stunning’ failure

Carmakers cheer growth in European sales

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

Ford targets Africa and Middle East

Carmaker intends to cater to Africa’s growing middle class

VW brand seeks €5bn in annual savings

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


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