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    1. August 18, 2016

      A fork in the road for driverless cars

      Carmakers are at war over the future of driverless technology. Ford has said there is no safe way to combine human and...

    2. August 16, 2016

      Ford plans mass-market self-driving car by 2021

      Ford says it will build a totally self-driving car by 2021 as it seeks to take the lead in the global race to produce...

    3. Fast FT

      August 16, 2016

      Ford revs up driverless car bid with Lidar investment

      Ford will double its staff in Silicon Valley and team up with the Chinese search engine Baidu in an attempt to win the...

    4. August 4, 2016

      Toyota to cut costs as yen strength bites into profit

      Toyota has launched an emergency cost-cutting programme to address a rise in the yen after the UK’s Brexit vote, as the...

    5. August 2, 2016

      Carmakers’ slowing sales weigh on US consumer sector

      Investors soured on the consumer discretionary sector on Tuesday following disappointing July sales figures from the...

    6. August 2, 2016

      Boom in US car sales shows signs of ending

      US car sales, which helped drive the country’s economic recovery after the financial crisis, appear to have peaked as...

    7. July 31, 2016

      Nissan takes on European premium rivals with Infiniti brand

      With pounding music, skyscrapers and lingering slow motion shots, the TV advert for the Infiniti Q30 could be peddling...

    8. July 29, 2016

      US autos: changing gear

      Bob Shanks, Ford’s chief financial officer, could not have been any clearer: “The growth is over,” he said on Thursday....

    9. July 28, 2016

      Ford warns of plant closures to combat $1bn Brexit blow

      Ford is considering closing plants in the UK and across Europe in response to Britain’s vote to leave the EU, as it...

    10. July 11, 2016

      US autos: Adding new routes

      The low-rise brick buildings on Ford Motor’s River Rouge site, in Dearborn, Michigan, would still be recognisable to...

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      July 8, 2016

      China's green revolution goes global

      Smart investors are recognising that China intends to lead the US and other countries in the race to develop green...

    12. July 1, 2016

      Wall Street enjoys best week since late-2015 as stocks rebound

      US stocks enjoyed their best week since late-2015 as investors recovered from the shock of the UK’s vote to leave the...

    13. June 26, 2016

      Overseas groups weigh costs and challenges of Brexit vote

      Overseas companies are moving quickly to evaluate the challenges — and potential opportunities — that a British exit...

    14. June 24, 2016

      Ford considers UK job cuts after Brexit vote as carmakers eye future

      Ford said on Friday that it may cut jobs in Britain in the wake of the country’s vote to leave the EU, becoming the...

    15. June 15, 2016

      Volkswagen plans shake-up of parts operations

      Volkswagen is planning a far-reaching shake up of its sprawling operations that make components, as part of efforts to...

    16. June 2, 2016

      Ford issues ‘elitist’ warning on EU green targets

      Cars risk becoming unaffordable for many consumers because of the rising cost of complying with EU environmental...

    17. June 1, 2016

      GM sales tumble 18% on factory delays

      Production hold-ups at key manufacturing plants helped to push General Motors’ US sales in May down 18 per cent,...

    18. May 3, 2016

      Strong US car sales in April revive hopes for fresh record

      US new car sales were poised to set a record in the month of April, reviving hopes that the market’s steady recovery...

    19. April 28, 2016

      Fiat Chrysler and Alphabet in self-driving car talks

      Fiat Chrysler is in talks with Alphabet, Google’s parent, about a technology collaboration focused on self-driving...

    20. April 28, 2016

      Ford profits more than double to $2.45bn

      Ford has reported the most profitable start to a year in its history, after surging North American sales and better...

    21. April 24, 2016

      Carmakers seek inside edge in China

      Carmakers are gearing up for a year of intense competition in China as the world’s largest auto market by sales faces...

    22. April 18, 2016

      Premium marques are now company cars

      “I am a young executive. No cuffs than mine are cleaner; I have a Slimline brief-case and I use the firm’s Cortina.” So...

    23. April 14, 2016

      Ford and GM split on the right road to self-driving cars

      The cars in the garage at Ford’s research centre in Dearborn, near Detroit, mostly look like any other group of Fusion...

    24. April 5, 2016

      Ford’s Mexico move risks election backlash

      Ford on Tuesday reignited the smouldering US election controversy over the effects of bilateral trade agreements when...

    25. April 1, 2016

      US carmakers’ shares hit as sales disappoint

      Shares in General Motors, Ford and Fiat Chrysler — the three biggest US carmakers — all fell on Friday after weaker...

    26. March 23, 2016

      Gas guzzlers back in focus at US car show

      SUVs on display at New York International Auto Show The struggle by carmakers to reconcile tough new emission standards...

    27. Fast FT

      March 21, 2016

      FedEx taps hot bond market with $10bn orderbook

      Demand for risky investment-grade corporate paper remains hot. US shipping and delivery behemoth FedEx has rounded up...

    28. March 11, 2016

      GM strikes $1bn deal in driverless car race

      General Motors has bought a San Francisco autonomous vehicle start-up for more than $1bn, as the race intensifies...

    29. March 1, 2016

      Casino operator boost as revenues decline is stemmed

      Shares of Macau casino operators received a shot in the arm on Tuesday as gaming revenues in China’s gambling peninsula...

    30. March 1, 2016

      US car sales defy economy fears

      US car sales continued to run at record rates in February, defying fears of a slowing US economy and forecasts that...

    31. February 21, 2016

      Ford to ramp up driver assistance tech investment

      Ford is to significantly increase investment in driver assistance technology to speed up the rollout of semi-automated...

    32. February 18, 2016

      Car-sharing concept tests boundaries of the motor industry

      In some ways, Orto is the worst car business in the world. It has sold only half a BMW. But then again, it could be...

    33. February 16, 2016

      US groups attacked over Mexico job moves

      A video showing workers heckling a manager telling them their jobs were being moved to Mexico has highlighted what...

    34. February 16, 2016

      Volkswagen brand car sales fall 4% in the EU in January

      Volkswagen’s main passenger car brand was the only marque in Europe’s top 10 to post a fall in sales in January, as...

    35. Fast FT

      February 9, 2016

      Goodyear takes $646m hit on Venezuela

      The economic meltdown in Venezuela continues to blow holes across the balance sheets of corporate America, with...

    36. February 8, 2016

      LafargeHolcim chairman to step down

      LafargeHolcim on Monday announced that its chairman was stepping down in May, less than a year after the Swiss-French...

    37. February 3, 2016

      GM predicts plateau after record results

      General Motors raised the prospect that US automotive demand may plateau after a record performance in 2015 and a...

    38. February 3, 2016

      Ford plans European job cuts to try to maintain profits revival

      Ford plans to cut hundreds of jobs in Europe as it seeks to sustain momentum in the fiercely competitive market and...

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