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    1. July 21, 2016

      GM raises full-year outlook as profits jump

      Strong US demand for trucks and sport utility vehicles helped General Motors more than double pre-tax profits in the...

    2. Fast FT

      July 21, 2016

      GM raises full year outlook as profit surges

      Vroom, vroom. Shares in General Motors jumped more than 5 per cent in pre-market trading on Thursday after the US...

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    1. Fast FT

      July 15, 2016

      VW's share of European car market hits lowest since financial crisis

      Volkswagen’s share of the European car market in the first half of the year has fallen to its lowest level since the...

    2. Fast FT

      July 15, 2016

      VW's share of European market hits lowest since financial crisis

      Volkswagen’s share of the European car market in the first half of the year has fallen to its lowest level since the...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. June 16, 2016

      Volkswagen chief executive seeks to avoid past failures

      In 2005, a Chrysler executive with a reputation for cost-cutting called Wolfgang Bernhard was poached by Volkswagen to...

    6. 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...

    7. June 14, 2016

      Gett predicts big jump in car-hailing

      Half of all car journeys will be made within a decade in vehicles summoned via hailing apps, the head of Israeli...

    8. June 6, 2016

      Vauxhall sales fall after fire recall and emissions probe

      Vauxhall has suffered a sharp fall in UK car sales after recalling vehicles that caught fire and being accused of...

    9. Fast FT

      June 6, 2016

      Vauxhall sales suffer in May

      Vauxhall has suffered a sharp fall in UK car sales after being hit by recalls and accusations of cheating in emissions...

    10. 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,...

    11. Fast FT

      June 1, 2016

      Porsche taxi? VW, Gett mull upmarket app

      If being driven across a capital city in an ordinary taxi fails to raise your pulse, how about the prospect of a...

    12. Fast FT

      June 1, 2016

      US car sales fall into reverse gear in May

      Production hold-ups at a series of key manufacturing plants helped push US sales for General Motors down 18 per cent in...

    13. May 31, 2016

      Uber doubles taxi-booking zone in London

      Uber is to more than double the scope of its taxi-booking operations within London in an attempt to tempt commuters to...

    14. May 24, 2016

      Volkswagen invests $300m in taxi app Gett

      Volkswagen has put $300m into Israeli taxi start-up Gett on the same day Toyota announced an undisclosed investment in...

    15. Fast FT

      May 24, 2016

      Toyota invests in ride-hailing group Uber

      It’s the rise of the ride-hailing companies. Toyota said it was investing in the US-based taxi-hailing app and...

    16. Fast FT

      May 23, 2016

      Coca-Cola latest group to face Venezuela setback

      Coca-Cola has become the latest company to face a setback in Venezuela as the protracted slump in crude prices has...

    17. May 19, 2016

      Uber hits the road with self-driving car

      Uber has put its first self-driving cars on the road, intensifying competition with companies such as Alphabet, Tesla...

    18. Fast FT

      May 19, 2016

      Vauxhall issues second car recall in six months

      Vauxhall has issued a second recall in less than six months for nearly 235,000 popular family cars in the UK, amid...

    19. May 12, 2016

      Big US companies spearhead renewable energy drive

      When General Motors buys electricity for the Texas plant that makes hundreds of its Chevrolet and Cadillac trucks each...

    20. May 12, 2016

      US groups back renewable energy alliance

      US companies including Facebook and Microsoft are backing a new alliance to deliver a steep increase in electricity...

    21. Fast FT

      May 11, 2016

      Bean bonds: the euro corporate credit flood continues

      This week’s euro bond bonanza is showing no signs of letting up, with investors treated to bean bonds and baby oil...

    22. May 11, 2016

      Materials vie for pole position in the lightweighting stakes

      The fight against climate change is driving automakers into a race to make their entire fleets lighter, because one of...

    23. May 11, 2016

      Fuel replacements jostle on start line

      Petrol and diesel will be supplanted eventually as the fuels that power our vehicles. Among the alternative...

    24. 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...

    25. Fast FT

      May 3, 2016

      US auto sales on course for record April

      US new car sales looked set on Tuesday to set a new record for the strongest-ever sales in an April, scotching fears...

    26. 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...

    27. April 28, 2016

      What pawnbrokers can teach central banks

      Three decades ago, the club of triple A-rated American corporate borrowers was a busy place. About 60 big companies,...

    28. April 22, 2016

      Global carmakers face emissions questions as VW scandal deepens

      The emissions scandal plaguing the car industry widened further on Friday as some of the world’s largest carmakers...

    29. Fast FT

      April 22, 2016

      Fiat Chrysler recalls 1.1m vehicles

      Fiat Chrysler is recalling 1.1m vehicles worldwide after fears were raised the cars may roll away once parked. A...

    30. April 21, 2016

      General Motors quarterly profit doubles to record $2bn

      The still buoyant US car market and continued demand for large vehicles from China helped General Motors post record...

    31. Fast FT

      April 21, 2016

      GM Q1 profit doubles to $2bn

      Net income at General Motors more than doubled to $2bn during the first quarter of the year as solid economic growth,...

    32. April 19, 2016

      Hyundai teams up with Cisco on car technology

      Hyundai Motor has joined the ranks of global carmakers turning to new technologies as the race to develop...

    33. Fast FT

      April 19, 2016

      New chairman for Chemring

      UK defence specialist Chemring has appointed Carl-Peter Forster as its new chairman, lining him up to succeed Peter...

    34. April 15, 2016

      VW emissions scandal slows European sales

      Volkswagen has suffered a sales slowdown in its European heartland because of a consumer backlash triggered by the...

    35. Tech blog

      April 15, 2016

      #techFT - Ford, GM at fork on self-driving road

      There are fast and slow lanes to our self-driving future, but there is a long way to go whichever one carmakers take....

    36. Fast FT

      April 15, 2016

      European car sales rise, but VW lags

      Sales of VW branded cars fell across Europe in the first three months of the year, showing the consumer backlash...

    37. 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...

    38. April 10, 2016

      What we have learnt from Tesla’s sale of the century

      Tesla Motors has just stunned the carmaking world by taking 325,000 orders for its new Model 3 affordable electric...

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