China steel dragon loses US coal appetite

It may be too late to save the coal industry from looming financial disaster, says John Dizard

Nuts and bolts of robot-human relations

In many ways robots have helped make the workplace safer, and statistics bear this out

Surf’s up for cruise ship orders

Boom suggests industry has turned corner after Costa Concordia

Shale glut turbocharges motoring revival

Ford ramps up output as US drivers make use of lower fuel costs

China lifts ban on giant Valemax ships

Four ports officially opened to Brazilian iron ore miner’s vessels

Fiat Chrysler criticised over recalls

Carmaker rebuked over tardiness in notifying drivers of faults

Iron ore in biggest day fall since March

Shipments from Australia start to pick up

German carmakers raise fears over Brexit

Manufacturers worry about losing one of their biggest markets

Chemours: chemical romance

How to make chemicals exciting? Add debt

Retail investors jump on new Toyota stock

Potential buyers drawn to Model AA shares’ limited downside risks

Car plant worker killed in robot accident

Fatality touches on concerns about spread of automation

DuPont spin off starts with dividend vow

Chemours chief responds to investor demands

Speedy Hire plummets on profit warning

Shares drop 32% as tool hire group unveils departure of CEO and aborted sale of Middle East arm

Toyota’s Hamp resigns after drug arrest

Departure of executive deals blow to carmaker’s diversity push

Christie enters crowded White House race

Late start in 14-strong field puts governor at a disadvantage

Plastics companies stretched by rising prices

Manufacturers see no gain from cheap oil

Suzuki CEO names son as successor

The 85-year-old boss of Japanese carmaker steps down as president

Last chance to buy that new Defender

JLR’s all-terrain vehicle to be taken out of production this year

Samsung steps up investor charm offensive

Korean group says merger will not be resurrected if voted down

Lufthansa sets sights on civilian drones

Carrier plans training and maintenance push into nascent sector


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