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  1. August 21, 2014

    China antitrust ruling blunts foreign criticism

    Car pricing probe The landmark ruling handed down by Chinese antitrust officials this week was not the one executives at...

  2. August 17, 2014

    Volvo to launch ‘symbolic’ new model under Geely ownership

    Volvo Cars will next week unveil its first new model under Chinese ownership, a make-or-break model for the Swedish carmaker...

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  1. August 13, 2014

    Business jet sales take off again in better climate

    When the chief executives of Ford, Chrysler and General Motors flew to Washington, cap in hand, during the 2008 financial...

  2. August 8, 2014

    India’s car market shifts up a gear

    India’s battered car market is staging a comeback after a grim period of falling sales and chronic overcapacity, with...

  3. August 1, 2014

    Detroit’s big three carmakers rebound on SUV boom

    The US’s big three domestic carmakers all recorded large domestic sales gains for July as strong demand for pick-up trucks...

  4. July 24, 2014

    General Motors: past tense

    Newspaper headlines are usually backwards-looking while stock prices should only reflect the future. Any company engulfed in...

  5. July 24, 2014

    Ford overcomes sales dip to boost profits

    Ford overcame a dip in global car sales volumes and a writedown in the value of a Russian joint venture to announce...

  6. July 20, 2014

    Europe’s carmakers put the champagne on ice as sales inch forward

    The financial charts on Jérôme Stoll’s desk painted a perplexing picture. The green numbers all over Europe’s battered,...

  7. July 17, 2014

    Ford targets ‘final frontier’ of Africa and Middle East

    Ford plans to launch 25 new vehicles or model upgrades into Africa and the Middle East over the next two years as the US...

  8. July 14, 2014

    Nestlé warns water scarcity ‘more urgent’ than climate change

    World leaders must make water scarcity a bigger priority than climate change because the problem is far more urgent than...

  9. July 10, 2014

    Ford and Fiat-Chrysler call for EU reform

    European carmakers have called for reform of the EU as a new leadership takes shape in Brussels, demanding a radical rethink...

  10. July 6, 2014

    Women in Business – Theresa Campbell, MBA graduate

    Theresa Campbell studied for an MBA at Rollins College Crummer Graduate School in the US, where she focused on...

  11. July 4, 2014

    ‘Motorsport Valley’ looks beyond automotive sectors

    Shortly before Sunday’s British Grand Prix, Silverstone staged a business conference with the unlikely theme of encouraging...

  12. July 1, 2014

    GM shakes off recall gloom as sales rise

    General Motors recorded better than expected US sales for June, in the latest sign that consumers are largely indifferent to...

  13. June 22, 2014

    Regulator in driving seat over US vehicle safety

    The US’s top motor safety regulator has outlined plans for his agency to revolutionise its approach to monitoring vehicle...

  14. June 17, 2014

    Consumers and regulators drive flexible automotive production

    At Toyota’s factory in Burnaston in the English Midlands, two models, each in two versions, with 10 choices of engine and...

  15. June 10, 2014

    Ford strikes deal to keep Fiesta production in Germany

    Ford will continue to build small cars in Germany after striking a new agreement with unions in the country that it says...

  16. June 5, 2014

    Nice car, but cyber hackers may be doing your steering

    You are travelling at 70 miles an hour down the motorway. Suddenly, your dashboard goes blank. The horn starts sounding. You...

  17. June 3, 2014

    Casinos sink on Macau spin of wheel

    US casino operators fell broadly as the latest gambling figures from Macau, the world’s gaming hub, fell short of Wall...

  18. June 3, 2014

    Recalls fail to dent sales growth for General Motors

    General Motors shrugged off bad publicity over its botched recall of vehicles with faulty ignition switches to post US new...

  19. May 29, 2014

    Ford recalls nearly 1.4m US vehicles

    Ford became the latest carmaker to issue a significant recall amid a current spate in the US when it said it was recalling...

  20. May 25, 2014

    Ford chief Alan Mulally warns on European overcapacity

    Alan Mulally, chief executive of Ford, has warned that European carmakers need to cut back further the numbers of cars they...

  21. May 13, 2014

    Clock ticking on Google’s driverless cars

    Google is “very actively” working on how to put its driverless cars to public use in the next three years, according to the...

  22. May 2, 2014

    Outgoing Ford chief weighs up career options

    Alan Mulally, the departing Ford chief executive, has said he will consider new jobs at other companies when he steps down...

  23. May 1, 2014

    Ford – changing drivers

    Almost by definition, heroes do not succeed each other. And that is the blessing and curse for new Ford chief executive,...

  24. May 1, 2014

    Fields to maintain Ford’s new culture

    Ford’s leadership shift In his office at the top of Ford's global headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan, Alan Mulally liked to...

  25. May 1, 2014

    T-Mobile jumps on strong subscriber gains

    T-Mobile shares surged at their greatest pace in at least five months after the company added more subscribers in the first...

  26. May 1, 2014

    New CEO Mark Fields won the Ford prize by showing steel

    There were hugs and gushing tributes as Alan Mulally handed over the leadership of Ford to Mark Fields, in a succession as...

  27. May 1, 2014

    Mulally’s tough road at Ford

    Alan Mulally, who is stepping down as Ford’s chief executive after seven-and-a-half years at the helm, is credited as the...

  28. May 1, 2014

    Mark Fields moves into driving seat at Ford

    Ford’s leadership shift Mark Fields will be Ford’s new chief executive following the retirement of Alan Mulally, the man...

  29. April 25, 2014

    Ford Q1 earnings down 39 per cent

    A harsh US winter, higher warranty costs and tumbling South American currencies led Ford to report lower than expected...

  30. April 22, 2014

    Plan to equip buses with F1 technology boosted by UK auto funding

    Proposals to use Formula One technology to make buses and diggers use less energy are among the first funded under a £1bn...

  31. April 16, 2014

    Toyota launches restyled Camry at NY show

    Japan’s Toyota took a big step in its drive to produce more exciting vehicles when it launched a restyled Camry sedan on the...

  32. April 11, 2014

    Optimism for India car sales despite second annual slump

    Car sales in India slumped for a second straight year, but analysts are eyeing a modest recovery during 2014 as India’s...

  33. April 9, 2014

    Alcoa accelerates on carmaker targets

    Alcoa shares approached their highest level in more than two years after the aluminium group reported adjusted results ahead...

  34. April 1, 2014

    US casinos gain from Chinese gambling appetite

    Shares in US casinos climbed on Tuesday after figures showed gambling revenues in Macau rose by a double-digit rate for the...

  35. April 1, 2014

    Spring brings growth for US car sales

    Sales of new cars sales in the US last month rose year-on-year for the first time since November – in a sign that the...

  36. March 21, 2014

    Car sales discounts threaten European market recovery

    On a warm and sunny March morning that conjures up dreams of summer driving along wide open roads, the showroom floor at a...

  37. March 6, 2014

    Auto industry ponders robot-car liability

    Who is to blame if your self-driving car crashes? The automotive industry is trying to answer this somewhat futuristic...

  38. March 4, 2014

    Ford warns on overcapacity in emerging markets

    Global carmakers have built worrying amounts of production capacity in underperforming emerging markets, Ford's chief...

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