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    1. October 6, 2013

      South African auto employees end strike

      Union leaders said on Sunday that they were ending a four-week strike in South Africa’s auto industry that has severely...

    2. September 9, 2013

      Fresh blow as South African car strike is resolved

      Thousands of workers in South Africa’s auto-manufacturing sector returned to work on Monday as a near three-week wage strike...

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    1. September 8, 2013

      Dubai group makes bid for Kenya car dealer

      Dubai’s Al-Futtaim Group is poised to launch a takeover offer for Kenya-based car dealership CMC Holdings as one of the...

    2. August 1, 2013

      Pick-up trucks keep US car growth strong

      All three big US-based carmakers posted double-digit domestic sales increases for July as the economic recovery and...

    3. July 30, 2013

      Japan suffers industrial output drop

      Japan’s industrial output declined for the first time in five months in June, contracting 3.3 per cent, but manufacturers’...

    4. July 2, 2013

      US car sales on pace for strongest month since December 2007

      Strong appetite for pick-up trucks and sport utility vehicles lifted US car sales in June, with all three big domestic...

    5. June 13, 2013

      Industrial process

      Within a year of Henry Ford’s introduction of the first modern assembly line at his factory near Detroit in 1913, the system...

    6. June 3, 2013

      Demand for trucks drives US car sales

      US carbuyers’ continued enthusiasm for pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles helped all three big domestic carmakers...

    7. May 30, 2013

      Korea’s chaebols are looking cheap

      One consequence of the financial crisis has been a slowdown in the supply of new issues. The initial public offering...

    8. May 16, 2013

      Japanese growth surges on Abe impact

      Japan’s economy grew at the fastest pace among Group of Seven countries last quarter, with solid growth in consumer spending...

    9. April 3, 2013

      Fuel efficiency drive focuses on engines

      At the new vehicle launches last week before the New York International Auto Show, carmakers flashed up on overhead screens...

    10. March 31, 2013

      GM urges Seoul to act over currency

      The chief executive of General Motors in South Korea has urged the new government to act against its rising currency, as...

    11. March 15, 2013

      Land of the rising optimism

      Back in early December I wrote here that I expected Shinzo Abe to be elected prime minister of Japan and that when he was...

    12. March 6, 2013

      TomTom in Daimler live traffic data deal

      TomTom will supply Daimler with live streaming traffic data for built-in navigation systems in Mercedes-Benz cars, one of...

    13. March 4, 2013

      Toyota’s gamble on the Prius

      The story In 1993 the US administration of President Bill Clinton announced an initiative to encourage the development of...

    14. February 22, 2013

      Digital disruption

      This year will see an onslaught of digital disruption-focused announcements from major companies across all industries in an...

    15. February 14, 2013

      Japan remains mired in recession

      Japan secured fresh ammunition against charges that it is recklessly expanding its monetary policy and weakening the yen...

    16. February 9, 2013

      White details potential conflicts of interest

      Mary Jo White, the Manhattan litigator nominated to lead the US securities regulator, has detailed a litany of potential...

    17. February 5, 2013

      Yen and Toyota: ups and downs

      During the yen’s long rise, the bosses of Japan’s export giants have been like executives forced into too-tight suits. Now a...

    18. February 5, 2013

      Indonesia’s 2012 growth hits 6.2%

      Demand for everything from cement to instant noodles has continued to drive robust economic growth in Indonesia, defying the...

    19. February 4, 2013

      The Week Ahead: February 4 – February 8

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

    20. February 1, 2013

      US carmakers defy slow economy

      All three US carmakers defied the slowing economy in their January US sales, with General Motors and Chrysler both...

    21. January 16, 2013

      Advertisers turn silver into gold

      An earnest, 20-something American woman leans into the camera, saying she made her parents sign up for Facebook accounts...

    22. January 15, 2013

      Asian rivals in drive for US market share

      Three of the biggest Asian carmakers on Monday made clear their intention to renew their challenge to the industry’s US...

    23. January 11, 2013

      This time it’s different? Here’s hoping

      We probably all did something we regret over the festive period. Overdone it at the office party, perhaps. Overindulged at...

    24. January 9, 2013

      GM chief sees ‘green shoots’ at Opel

      General Motors is seeing “green shoots” in its troubled European Opel division after a restructuring and despite continuing...

    25. January 3, 2013

      US auto industry shrugs off uncertainty

      US car sales jumped by more than 13 per cent in 2012, the fastest growth rate in more than two decades, as the sector fought...

    26. December 17, 2012

      Monetary policy moves to forefront in Japan

      There is nothing like finding someone to blame as a way of rallying support, and Shinzo Abe appears to have found a fine...

    27. November 26, 2012

      Tokyo-backed fund to rescue Renesas

      An investment fund controlled by Japan’s government has agreed to rescue Renesas Electronics by buying a majority stake in...

    28. November 5, 2012

      Hyundai and Kia – off the gas

      Chances are that Mom doing the school run in her Hyundai Accent did not notice she was getting about two miles less per...

    29. October 2, 2012

      Chrysler leads US carmakers in September

      Chrysler emerged strongest of Detroit’s big three carmakers with preliminary US sales figures up 12 per cent year on year in...

    30. September 28, 2012

      Hop out of this Nest before it’s too late

      On Monday, about 600,000 low-paid workers get a pay cut. It’s only 1 per cent, and the pensions industry hopes they’ll...

    31. September 9, 2012

      US needs Japan as its best ally in Asia

      Since the second world war, the “special relationship” with Britain has been crucial to US foreign policy. This relationship...

    32. March 5, 2012

      Floods unsettle Thai insurance industry

      Soaring premiums and increasing losses are transforming Thailand’s Bt150bn ($5bn) insurance industry following the...

    33. August 25, 2011

      From figure skaters to the factory floor

      Dave Westphal’s 13-year-old daughter, Rachel, is a competitive figure skater. She is also the inspiration for a...

    34. May 19, 2011

      Quake impact less severe than feared, says Panasonic

      Panasonic’s chief executive has said the impact on sales from March’s earthquake is looking less severe than was first...

    35. April 26, 2011

      Nintendo earnings hit Asian tech stocks

      Asian stocks were lower for a second session on Tuesday as Japanese games makers slumped after Nintendo reported its second...

    36. March 18, 2011

      Record inflows for Japan equity funds

      Investors have poured cash into exchange-traded funds that buy Japanese equities in the past week, even as the Tokyo stock...

    37. February 20, 2011

      Pashley Cycles benefits from a renaissance for retro style

      Adrian Williams: ‘People like the retro style of our bikes’ Adrian Williams would like you to stop him and buy one. An...

    38. August 25, 2010

      Tokyo sinks amid growing global concern

      Asian equity investors endured another day of big losses as dire US home sales figures cast a long shadow across the...

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