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    1. October 23, 2014

      GM’s third-quarter earnings double but recalls hurt cash flow

      General Motors’ earnings doubled in the third quarter as the US carmaker benefited from strong demand in North America for...

    2. October 17, 2014

      New York law firm’s bond with most expensive office tower in US

      Everyone knows that office space, ideally, reflects a company’s brand (see Facebook and Apple’s multibillion-dollar...

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    1. October 8, 2014

      US and European carmakers face hurdles in southeast Asia

      Few places in southeast Asia highlight the ambition driving western carmakers to sell vehicles in the region as well as the...

    2. October 7, 2014

      SodaStream hit by sliding US demand

      SodaStream, the do-it-yourself fizzy drink maker, was punished by investors after executives projected a decline in...

    3. October 7, 2014

      Why my front door is not web-ready

      Last month in The Economist I read a scenario of a future home in which all manner of objects, connected to each other in...

    4. October 5, 2014

      US carmakers: Rocky road ahead

      At recent investor meetings, Ford and General Motors confirmed what everyone knew: the near-term is unpleasant for US...

    5. October 3, 2014

      Week in Review, October 4

      A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Gross exit sparks $20bn of withdrawals...

    6. October 2, 2014

      Autopilots needed for tweeting drivers

      Paris car show Texting, tweeting and surfing the web from behind the wheel has reached such dangerous levels that...

    7. October 2, 2014

      GM and Ford face challenge to plot course to profitable growth

      The distinctive roar of high-performance car engines filling the air in Milford, Michigan, is emblematic of one aspect of...

    8. October 1, 2014

      Utilities gain as eurozone fears damp tech

      US investors postured defensively on Wednesday following the weakest reading of eurozone manufacturing in more than a year....

    9. October 1, 2014

      GM eyes near-doubling of profit margins

      Mary Barra, General Motors’ chief executive, on Wednesday set out plans for a near-doubling of profitability by early next...

    10. September 15, 2014

      General Motors to pay compensation for 19 deaths

      The compensation programme for people affected by a deadly ignition switch fault on some General Motors compact cars has...

    11. September 9, 2014

      Mobileye jumps as analysts climb aboard

      Mobileye shares advanced after brokerage Morgan Stanley lifted its expectations for the company on the view that it will...

    12. September 3, 2014

      Chrysler surges past rivals with 20% US vehicle sales growth

      Strong demand for its pick-up trucks and Jeep sports utility vehicles helped Chrysler, the US arm of Italy’s Fiat Chrysler,...

    13. September 1, 2014

      GM to launch cars that can pick up on distracted driving

      Drivers who like to check their email or do their make-up at traffic lights, beware. General Motors, the largest US auto...

    14. August 31, 2014

      ‘The Impulse Society: What’s Wrong With Getting What We Want?’, by Paul Roberts

      Paul Roberts is disappointed and his disquiet is boundless. Facebook, General Motors, Wall Street, Carl Icahn, credit cards,...

    15. August 25, 2014

      Tata Steel calls for reform of UK business rates

      One of the largest companies investing in the UK has called for reform of Britain’s business rates, arguing they are...

    16. August 20, 2014

      Icahn signals a move on Hertz

      Carl Icahn, the activist investor, has made a move on Hertz, the US car rental group, revealing an 8.48 per cent stake and...

    17. August 13, 2014

      European companies slam Chinese antitrust probes

      European companies have lashed out at the Chinese government’s renewed crackdown on alleged violations of the country’s...

    18. beyondbrics

      August 13, 2014

      Guest post: China's waning stimulus spells trouble for the world's biggest car market

      By Paul Hodges of International eChem China’s July lending level of just Rmb 385bn ($62.6bn) has surprised financial...

    19. 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...

    20. August 5, 2014

      Thai unrest knocks GM off course in Asean

      General Motors said it was “struggling” in southeast Asia as the recent political upheaval in Thailand knocked sales,...

    21. 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...

    22. August 1, 2014

      Tesla: room to vroom?

      All systems go. Car deliveries are up a sixth from the previous quarter. A partner, Panasonic, has been found to help build...

    23. July 29, 2014

      Three wheels good for US car start-up Elio

      It might seat only two people and resemble some of history’s most eccentric automotive experiments, but a three-wheel car...

    24. 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...

    25. July 24, 2014

      GM profits fall 80% as recalls bite

      Net income for General Motors, the biggest US carmaker by sales, fell more than 80 per cent from last year as costs and...

    26. July 21, 2014

      Asean: Long on optimism

      When online travel search company Skyscanner wanted to expand in Asia, its management decided not to try China first, even...

    27. 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,...

    28. July 20, 2014

      GM plans budget car range for Europe

      General Motors plans to enter Europe’s entry-level car market with a line of low-cost models as it looks to claw back market...

    29. July 17, 2014

      Senator accuses GM of ‘stunning’ failure over ignition issues

      A US senator accused General Motors’ legal department of a “stunning” failure after it failed to alert senior executives of...

    30. beyondbrics

      July 17, 2014

      India car sales: are the go-go days back?

      As the monsoon rains lash down on the streets of Mumbai, traffic has slowed to a crawl. Just last week, India’s trademark...

    31. July 14, 2014

      Carmakers hit by South African metalworkers strike

      A strike by more than 200,000 South African metalworkers is hitting carmakers with both Ford and Toyota saying they are...

    32. July 9, 2014

      Japan carmakers lead fuel cell drive

      For almost a year, engineer Kazuyoshi Matsuo has worked on Ariake – a characterless man-made island in Tokyo bay –...

    33. July 3, 2014

      Big US dividend payers prosper as equities soar

      “Show me the money.” That is the cry from equity investors – and US companies have heeded it this year. The number of US...

    34. 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...

    35. FT Alphaville

      July 1, 2014

      The 6am London Cut

      Camp Alphaville reminder: It’s on Wednesday (Details here) There’s now a comedian on the programme as well. Markets: Markets...

    36. June 30, 2014

      GM widens recall by another 8.2m cars

      General Motors vastly widened the scope of its recalls over faulty ignition switches on Monday, recalling a further 8.23m...

    37. June 30, 2014

      GM fund would pay millions of dollars to families of victims

      Kenneth Feinberg, the lawyer charged with compensating victims of General Motors’ botched ignition switch recall, on Monday...

    38. June 28, 2014

      GM recalls extra 500,000 vehicles

      General Motors on Friday recalled more than 500,000 vehicles worldwide, in the latest stage of a sweeping safety review...

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