Volvo profits driven by demand for SUVs

Swedish carmaker reports robust sales in Europe and China

Google in self-driving deal with Chrysler

First carmaker partnership will test technology in new minivans

Tata Steel suitors sprint to bid deadline

Private buyers vie with MBO team to register interest in UK sites

US car sales in April revive record hopes

Industry may beat previous annual milestone of 17.5m units sold

Insurers warn on driverless cars

ABI trade body says consumers may have ‘false sense of security’

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Pastille power to Glenfiddich gas

Some of the projects in Great Green Britain

Scientists build world’s tiniest engine

‘Ant’ motor first capable of driving nanobots

Halliburton-Baker Hughes deal ‘not fixable’

DoJ official says tie-up raised concerns about competition

Slater & Gordon

Slater & Gordon secures debt refinancing

Deal could help Australian law firm ward off threat of bankruptcy

Liberty House confirms bid for Tata Steel

Sanjeev Gupta’s trading company says it will make a bid this week

Mental illness taboos need challenging

Rising steel threatens China capacity cuts

Jump heightens Beijing concerns of mills reopening despite efforts to pare surplus

Long road ahead for China electric cars

Failure to create real demand threatens Beijing’s dream

Week in Review, April 30

Apple, carmakers, hedge funds, Deutsche Bank, Boeing and Airbus

Drones, planes and the fear factor

Governments are not quite sure what to do about this technology

French state leads revolt on Renault pay

54% of investors opposed Ghosn’s €7.3m package

What Apple can learn from Dyson

The US tech company should take notes from a British innovator

Broadspectrum U-turn eases Ferrovial deal

Directors’ change of heart calls end to takeover battle as key detention centre set to close

Fiat, Alphabet in self-driving car talks

Carmaker wants to hasten push into autonomous vehicle technology

Investors rise up in day of protest on pay

Weir, Shire and CRH all feel shareholder wrath


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