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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

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      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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. January 29, 2016

      Week in Review, January 30

      A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Lower fuel prices give US...

    21. January 28, 2016

      Ford posts record earnings as demand for SUVs soars

      Ford reported its best ever earnings on Thursday, marking a significant comeback for the US carmaker after it narrowly...

    22. January 21, 2016

      Mustafa Koç, scion of Turkish business clan, 1960-2016

      Mustafa Koç, who has died of a heart attack in Istanbul aged 55, was the scion of Turkey’s largest business family and...

    23. January 13, 2016

      PulteGroup boosted by US housing hopes

      PulteGroup shares got a shot in the arm on Wednesday after the homebuilder received an upgrade from analysts at...

    24. Fast FT

      January 13, 2016

      Order book for AB InBev bond hits record $110bn

      Anheuser-Busch InBev pulled in a record $110bn of investor demand as the brewer readied to sell the second-largest...

    25. January 13, 2016

      GM raises dividend and forecasts on US car sales boom

      Detroit in pictures: images from the 2016 Auto Show General Motors underlined the financial boost from booming US car...

    26. January 12, 2016

      Google steps up hunt for self-driving car partner

      The head of Google’s self-driving car project said the company would “need a lot of help” to bring a vehicle to market,...

    27. January 12, 2016

      Carmakers accelerate into US luxury sector

      Ford’s Lincoln luxury brand and Honda’s upmarket Acura brand on Tuesday set out plans to grab a bigger slice of the US...

    28. January 11, 2016

      VW seeks to rev up US ‘love’ after emissions scandal

      Volkswagen on Monday used the first day of the Detroit auto show to launch a bold attempt to “reignite Americans’ love...

    29. January 10, 2016

      Carmakers take two routes to Detroit Auto Show

      As US carmakers confirmed 2015 as their best year for sales last Tuesday, few of their top executives were actually in...

    30. January 8, 2016

      Carmakers: A new direction of travel

      This week the world’s biggest carmaker contemplated a world beyond cars. While most companies facing digital disruption...

    31. January 7, 2016

      Ford eyes $1.5bn boost on pension change

      Ford expects to report a $1.5bn boost to its underlying pre-tax profits for 2015 after it changed how it accounted for...

    32. January 6, 2016

      CES 2016: Barra hails Chevrolet Bolt as battery car for the masses

      Mary Barra, General Motors chief executive, threw down a challenge to competitors on Wednesday when she launched the...

    33. January 5, 2016

      US motor industry scores 2015 sales record of 17.5m units

      US carmakers set the seal on a remarkable six-year recovery in December, with bumper sales that pushed a rejuvenated...

    34. January 5, 2016

      CES 2016: Ford chief Mark Fields maps out self-driving route

      Ford’s chief executive has said he is determined that the carmaker will be a leader in autonomous vehicles — which he...

    35. January 4, 2016

      CES 2016: Toyota snubs Apple and Google on car tech

      Toyota has chosen to use a technology originally developed by rival Ford to connect smartphone apps to its cars’...

    36. December 15, 2015

      VW loses traction in Europe as rivals accelerate

      Volkswagen lost ground to rivals last month as the European car market grew strongly, underlining the toxic effects of...

    37. December 14, 2015

      Ford seeks to satisfy younger consumers’ tastes

      When people working at Ford’s main technology centre in Michigan want to go to another part of the complex, they have a...

    38. December 10, 2015

      Ford to spend $4.5bn on electric car range

      Ford plans to invest $4.5bn to more than double the proportion of its vehicles that it offers with electric propulsion...

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