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    1. Fast FT

      July 25, 2016

      Daimler to take stake in UK taxi app Hailo

      Daimler will increase its drive into the world of car booking services by taking a stake in Hailo, the UK taxi app. The...

    2. Fast FT

      July 21, 2016

      Daimler profits dragged down by provisions for truck fine

      A €400m provision to cover the cost of a fine* over a Europe-wide truck cartel has pushed underlying profits at Daimler...

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    1. July 15, 2016

      Survey reveals Germany’s top companies employ just 54 refugees

      Germany’s deputy chancellor has written to bosses of the country’s leading companies demanding they hire more refugees,...

    2. Fast FT

      July 12, 2016

      Daimler shares rev up after 'bizarre' earnings beat

      Shares of Daimler popped more than 4 per cent higher Tuesday after the Mercedes-Benz maker reported a significant beat...

    3. July 5, 2016

      VW, BMW and Daimler raided in steel price-fixing probe

      Six of Germany’s largest carmakers and parts suppliers were raided by the country’s cartel authority on Tuesday over...

    4. Fast FT

      July 5, 2016

      Six German carmakers raided over steel collusion suspicions

      Six of Germany’s largest car makers and parts suppliers have been raided by Germany’s cartel authority over suspicions...

    5. June 29, 2016

      Roger Federer aces Novak Djokovic in the money game

      Novak Djokovic walked on to Wimbledon’s centre court on Wednesday as the overwhelming favourite for the title. The...

    6. May 23, 2016

      Fiat hits back at German transport body over emissions tests

      Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has hit back at the German transport authority over allegations that it installed illegal...

    7. Fast FT

      May 12, 2016

      Audi set for $3bn spending blitz

      Audi has entered a phase of “enormous” expenditure to keep up with the tech transformation upending the auto industry,...

    8. Fast FT

      May 4, 2016

      Mercedes to build €500m engine factory in Poland

      Carmaker Daimler will build a €500m factory in Poland to produce Mercedes-Benz engines from 2019, the company announced...

    9. Fast FT

      May 3, 2016

      BMW hits record Q1 sales and profits, but revenue dips

      BMW confirmed its 2016 outlook but warned that it faces “intense competition” in the auto industry amid a “volatile”...

    10. April 27, 2016

      Car industry left reeling by multiple investigations

      Carmakers are under intense scrutiny as regulators across the world use the Volkswagen scandal to bear down on...

    11. April 27, 2016

      Brussels probes diesel car software for emissions breaches

      Brussels is probing revelations from the UK and Germany that some leading carmakers installed software in their diesel...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. Fast FT

      April 22, 2016

      German automakers to recall 630,000 cars to fix emissions

      Germany issued a recall for 630,000 cars across Europe after finding emissions irregularities on cars made by Mercedes,...

    15. April 22, 2016

      Daimler shares fall as forecast is overshadowed by emissions probe

      Daimler shares fell six per cent early on Friday as questions over its emissions testing process haunted the car...

    16. Fast FT

      April 22, 2016

      European carmakers slide as emissions saga snowballs

      Shares in Daimler, Peugeot and Volkswagen have dropped sharply this morning following a number of developments in the...

    17. Fast FT

      April 22, 2016

      Fast Europe Open: auto scandals rev up

      Another day, another car scandal. Daimler – due to report results on Friday – has opened an investigation into...

    18. April 22, 2016

      Daimler launches probe into its own diesel emissions tests

      Daimler has opened an investigation into its emissions testing process at the request of the US Department of Justice,...

    19. Fast FT

      April 22, 2016

      Daimler opens emissions investigation

      Daimler has opened an investigation into “possible indications of irregularities” in its emissions at the request of...

    20. 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...

    21. April 17, 2016

      Week Ahead Corporate Diary: April 18 - April 22 Microsoft and Google set to report

      Diary commentary from FT reporters; data and company announcements, unless otherwise stated, from Thomson Reuters....

    22. 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...

    23. April 12, 2016

      Mercedes-Benz gains on BMW in global luxury car sales race

      Mercedes-Benz has gained ground on BMW in the race to reclaim the crown as the world’s biggest seller of luxury cars....

    24. Fast FT

      April 12, 2016

      BMW's Q1 sales lifted by China, South Korea

      BMW recorded its best sales month on record in March, delivering more than 200,000 cars for the first time in its 100...

    25. April 6, 2016

      Daimler shareholders worried over Tesla and electric carmakers

      Shareholders at Daimler on Wednesday expressed concern at the threat posed by Silicon Valley companies including Tesla,...

    26. April 1, 2016

      Younger generation forced to bide its time for a slot on the F1 grid

      Belgium’s Stoffel Vandoorne, last year’s runaway GP2 champion was not on the grid when the new season got underway in...

    27. March 21, 2016

      Daimler finesses its self-driving trucks

      A “platoon” of three long-haul freight trucks drove down Germany’s A52 autobahn on Monday, their drivers sat hunched...

    28. March 21, 2016

      Luxury carmakers eye South Korea market

      South Korea is becoming an important market for Europe’s luxury carmakers, as the country’s rich seek to stand out from...

    29. March 12, 2016

      UK driverless trucks plan picks up speed

      They weigh 44 tonnes, travel nose-to-tail in convoys and communicate using a combination of WiFi, cameras and radar....

    30. March 1, 2016

      Germany’s carmakers gear up for tech challenge

      Top German carmakers have expressed fears that the deck is stacked in favour of technology companies as the automobile...

    31. February 28, 2016

      Geneva Motor Show revs up for rebirth of the gas-guzzler

      A drive towards electric and hybrid vehicles has dominated car shows in recent years. But the dash for amps will slow...

    32. FT Alphaville

      February 26, 2016

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Friday, - “Abundance is wrecking the economy.” - ‘Flash Boys’ exchange isn’t about the little guy. -...

    33. Fast FT

      February 19, 2016

      Mercedes lawsuit met with analysts' scepticism

      Has the Volkswagen emissions scandal spread, or is someone trying to make a quick buck against the German car industry?...

    34. 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...

    35. Fast FT

      February 18, 2016

      Volvo sets sights on another record year

      Volvo has another new car. Now it wants another record year. The Swedish carmaker has forecast a third consecutive year...

    36. February 16, 2016

      Daimler extends CEO’s contract and appoints new R&D head

      Daimler’s leadership is no longer in question after the company extended the contract of its chief executive and...

    37. Fast FT

      February 16, 2016

      Daimler extends Zetsche's term until end of decade

      Daimler has extended the contract of chief executive Dieter Zetsche until the end of the decade, after the German...

    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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