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  1. October 17, 2014

    High-end carmakers think small to win a bigger share of sales

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  2. October 7, 2014

    Czech carmakers speed ahead but country faces competition

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  1. October 6, 2014

    Volkswagen to replace Germany’s retiring baby boomers with robots

    Volkswagen plans to use robots to cope with a shortage of new workers caused by retiring baby boomers, and ensure that car...

  2. September 22, 2014

    Luxury carmakers hindered by Indian potholes

    The Indian launch of Lamborghini’s Huracán on Monday featured exhilarating footage of a flame-red supercar, accelerating...

  3. beyondbrics

    September 17, 2014

    Brand disloyalty to shake up China's auto market

    A huge bonfire of the brands awaits auto manufacturers in China as some 90m car owners prepare to disregard loyalty when...

  4. September 8, 2014

    Ford slips on Morgan Stanley downgrade

    US automakers were under pressure on Monday after brokerage Morgan Stanley advised investors to cut their holdings as sales...

  5. September 2, 2014

    Mercedes faces speed bump in luxury car sales drive in China

    When Daimler decided to post a board member to Beijing for the first time, it did so with a simple mandate: repair...

  6. August 26, 2014

    Former Porsche executives to stand trial

    Two former Porsche executives must stand trial over the sports car maker’s failed attempt to take over Volkswagen, a...

  7. August 26, 2014

    China investigates Volkswagen joint venture executives

    Two senior executives from Volkswagen’s biggest joint venture in China are under investigation for “seriously violating the...

  8. August 21, 2014

    China antitrust ruling blunts foreign criticism

    Car pricing probe The landmark ruling handed down by Chinese antitrust officials this week was not the one executives at...

  9. August 8, 2014

    India’s car market shifts up a gear

    India’s battered car market is staging a comeback after a grim period of falling sales and chronic overcapacity, with...

  10. August 3, 2014

    Europe delivers earnings growth for the first time in three years

    For the first time in three years, Europe’s companies are delivering earnings growth. But the good news risks being...

  11. July 31, 2014

    VW hit by falling sales in emerging markets

    Volkswagen’s operating profit slipped in the second quarter as falling sales in emerging markets and currency volatility...

  12. 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...

  13. FT Alphaville

    July 17, 2014

    On the subject of massive empire building, carmaker edition [Update]

    Set the scepticism dial to 10 — on the basis that memories of German carmaker buying Chrysler is the sort of thing to make...

  14. July 15, 2014

    VW brand seeks €5bn in annual savings

    Volkswagen’s chief executive has ordered senior managers at the core passenger car brand to find €5bn in annual savings by...

  15. July 14, 2014

    VW to build SUV at Chattanooga plant

    Volkswagen will invest $900m to build a new model at its plant in Chattanooga, USA, as it seeks to reverse a recent fall in...

  16. July 10, 2014

    ZF in approach for TRW in consolidating car parts sector

    Shares in TRW Automotive, one of the world’s largest auto component suppliers, surged on Thursday after it said it had...

  17. beyondbrics

    July 9, 2014

    Mexico overtakes Brazil as Latin America’s biggest car producer

    Volkswagen Beetle at a factory in Puebla State, Mexico Stop press: amid the ever-present rivalry between Latin America’s top...

  18. July 3, 2014

    Utility stocks cool with temperatures

    Energy utility company stocks cooled along with US midwest and east coast weather forecasts, with natural gas prices trading...

  19. July 3, 2014

    Daimler keeps on trucking with self-driving lorries

    At the wheel of a 40-tonne lorry travelling at 80km per hour on an autobahn in eastern Germany the driver suddenly takes his...

  20. June 17, 2014

    NHS urged to heed cost-cutting lessons from Tesco and BMW

    The NHS should look to Tesco and BMW for lessons on how to deliver care more cheaply and efficiently, according to a former...

  21. June 11, 2014

    Carmakers seek to raise stake in China JVs

    That the Chinese car market has surpassed the US to become the world’s largest is a source of immense pride for the...

  22. June 11, 2014

    Foreign carmakers milk China’s cash cow

    Foreign carmakers revel in China In the 1950s, a former GM president reportedly observed that “what’s good for General...

  23. June 3, 2014

    Recalls fail to dent sales growth for General Motors

    General Motors shrugged off bad publicity over its botched recall of vehicles with faulty ignition switches to post US new...

  24. May 25, 2014

    Cao Dewang, chairman of Fuyao Glass

    Cao Dewang became the biggest Chinese investor in Ohio this year when Fuyao Glass, the car glass manufacturer that he...

  25. May 19, 2014

    Design industry must adapt to thrive

    Now, more than ever, design is discussed, disseminated, published and celebrated. Magazines glamorise design and websites...

  26. May 14, 2014

    France and Sweden close to victory over EU lorry designs

    France and Sweden are close to winning a battle to delay by 10 years EU legislation that could make lorry designs safer and...

  27. May 13, 2014

    VW closes shares gap to squeeze out Scania minority investors

    Volkswagen can proceed with its plan to more closely integrate its truck operations after it crossed the ownership threshold...

  28. May 7, 2014

    US car rental bonds gain new lease of life

    Bonds comprised of long-term US car rentals have found a new lease of life among yield-starved investors. Auto financing...

  29. April 30, 2014

    VW confident of winning over Scania

    Volkswagen has failed to persuade sufficient shareholders of truckmaker Scania to accept its takeover offer at the first...

  30. FT Photo Diary

    April 29, 2014

    Oak Beetle

    Dado Ruvic/Reuters Bosnian pensioner Momir Bojic cleans his wooden Volkswagen Beetle car in front of his home in Celinac...

  31. April 29, 2014

    VW operating profit jumps on western Europe and Chinese sales

    Volkswagen overcame falling sales in several emerging markets to record a jump in first-quarter operating profit as...

  32. April 25, 2014

    Ex-Porsche executives will not face trial in VW case, court rules

    Two former Porsche executives do not have to stand trial on charges of market manipulation, a Stuttgart court has ruled,...

  33. April 24, 2014

    Bid news lifts European share markets

    European stock markets were buoyed by a mix of earnings and bid news on Thursday, with French engineering group Alstom...

  34. April 23, 2014

    VW’s takeover bid for Scania suffers further blow

    Volkswagen’s bid to acquire the remainder of Scania that it does not already received a further blow when the truckmaker’s...

  35. April 19, 2014

    VW to keep adding Chinese capacity amid double-digit growth

    BEIJING, April 19 – Volkswagen will keep adding capacity in China as the German group is counting on double-digit growth in...

  36. April 14, 2014

    French and Italian carmakers make up lost ground in Europe

    For years French and Italian carmakers’ exposure to the dismal European car market has been their Achilles heel, forcing...

  37. April 11, 2014

    Optimism for India car sales despite second annual slump

    Car sales in India slumped for a second straight year, but analysts are eyeing a modest recovery during 2014 as India’s...

  38. April 9, 2014

    Bargain hunters lift FTSE after recent losses

    European stock markets were higher on Wednesday as many of the stocks that came under selling pressure at the start of the...

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