Qoros stakes turnround on China auto market

New CEO of loss-making Chinese carmaker drops focus on Europe at it aims for profit by 2018

Palmer wins latest round of Citic battle

Court dismisses claims magnate’s company misused A$12m for election fund

Ford car seat that can detect heart attacks

Ford scraps ‘heart attack’ car seat plan

Carmaker blames cheaper and more accurate wearable technology

Small-cap Week, May 2

SkyePharma, Xeros, Naibu and Focusrite featured

Tesla looks to spark a revolution

Electric carmaker bets on home uses for group’s technology

Volkswagen: Gear change

Company has leadership void to fill as chairman Ferdinand Piëch’s bid to win a power struggle fails

Merkel embarrassed by spying scandal

Claims of espionage against EU allies pile pressure on Berlin

Fiat Chrysler: exhaust-ed

Consolidation message likely to fall on deaf ears

US and Canada toughen oil transport rules

Rules come after spate of serious accidents shipping oil by rail

Tesla: battery powered

Turning utopia into a profitable business takes more than dreaming

Airbus sues over alleged German spying

Berlin embarrassed by claims of espionage on behalf of the US

Iron ore rally starts to fade

Miners show no sign of cutting supply despite China slowdown

VW replaces former chairman on board

Porsche-Piëch clan’s dominance ensured by appointment of 2 nieces

Cost reductions lift Lafarge’s profit

Holcim falls short of expectations ahead of cement groups’ merger

France to sell 24 Rafale jets to Qatar

Deal follows recent agreements with Egypt and India

Plastic recyclers struggle after oil rout

Bottle makers favour new plastic over recycled alternative

Plastic recyclers face meltdown

Waste Management CEO warns of financial crisis in the industry

Airbus cuts cash outflow

Group reinforces expectations of a share buyback later this year

Eurocement backs Holcim/Lafarge deal

Shareholder declares prospective merger to be ‘very positive’

Marchionne pitches for car mergers

Fiat Chrysler chief says Apple and Google could be partners


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