US car sales better than expected

Ford, Fiat Chrysler and GM buck predictions for a decline

GE set to secure approval for Alstom deal

Brussels expected to clear transaction after GE made concessions

Toshiba delays earnings report once more

Group unable to close books due to accounting irregularities

Dr. Reinhard Ploss, CEO, Infineon

Infineon could be takeover target, says CEO

Ploss says chipmaker has attractive products for cars

Small-cap Week, August 29

SkyePharma, Tavistock, Oxaco, and MTI Wireless Edge featured

Inmarsat completes satellite network

UK company says network will improve web connectivity

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Tesla technology is not rational

To profit from the electric car race, you have to back the winner. Missing out is costlier, writes Philip Delves Broughton

Keith Harrison, Founder / Managing Director of New Life Paints.

Shaped for the circular economy

Start-ups with ecological innovations must plan their fit with industry

UK ponders filling stations of the future

Nissan joins Foster and Partners to update electric car refuelling

US carmakers wage battle over worker pay

UAW union is under pressure to prove it can win a higher share of Detroit Three’s profits for its members

Japan iPhone supplier turns focus to cars

Maker of optical film for electronic screens expands into new industries as mobile growth slows

Agco sees renewed demand taking root

Maker of combines and tractors optimistic over pick-up next year

Kuroda Electric stifles Murakami comeback

Shareholders deny Japanese activist investor’s move to join board

UK car and engine manufacturing falls

Production drops amid weaker demand from China and Russia

Audi set to unveil 310-mile electric SUV

Upmarket German marque to display concept at Frankfurt motor show

Volvo upbeat as profits rise 71%

Strong dollar and rebound in European sales offset China slowdown

Companies feel effect of Tianjin blasts

Cars worth $625m wrecked while Toyota factory put on hold

Global downturn spurs banknote demand

Feel of cash trumps electronic payments amid uncertainty

Russia recession tests company resilience

Western sanctions, lower oil prices and a falling rouble test business resolve

Cost-cutting lifts ThyssenKrupp’s profits

German group is ‘cautiously optimistic’ in spite of weak European steel prices


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