Automotive

Nissan to make luxury cars in China

by AFP
Japanese carmaker says it has formed a new joint venture with its Chinese partner Dongfeng.

German court overturns Uber ban

Court rules against challenge by German cab drivers.

GM confirms at least 19 death claims

by AFP
Death toll related to faulty ignitions has risen from 13 to 19, crisis-hit carmaker says.

New car sales fall in August

Australian Bureau of Statistics data shows new vehicle sales lose 1.8% in month, 3.5% over year.

The Week Ahead

The RBA board meeting minutes will be in focus, while in the US all eyes will be on the Federal Open Market Committee's decision on bond purchases.

China car sales grow at slowest pace in 5 months

Loss of momentum comes as government steps up anti monopoly probes into foreign carmakers.

China fines Volkswagen affiliate $44.2 million

by AAP
Carmaker the latest stung by Beijing's anti-monopoly crackdown.

Ferrari chairman quits on differences over race results

by AAP
Montezemolo to stand down after 23 years with carmaker, as CEO says Formula One showing 'unacceptable'.

Germany bans Uber car service

by AAP
Move follows complaint from taxi drivers, challenges firm's expansion across Europe.

Shining a light on the damaging effect of a high dollar

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A high dollar results in cheaper goods and lower import prices, but as seen with the demise of Australia’s motor vehicle sector, it comes at a devastatingly high cost.

China Volkswagen probe not tied to antitrust investigation

Other issues prompted government probe, automaker and local partner say.

Forty thousand auto job losses 'optimistic': Ai Group

by AAP
Manufacturing body says Productivity Commission's report seriously underplays sectoral problems.

Car industry change to kill up to 40,000 jobs: Productivity Commission

by AAP
Review of Australia's automotive manufacturing industry says losses will be staggered over time.

How our biggest companies will win shareholders

Across an array of industries, companies are slashing costs to boost profits and attract investors. But one company in particular should be able to achieve a spectacular result from such a corporate reorganisation.

Uber drivers will be fined: SA govt

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State treasurer says service could put vulnerable passengers at risk.

Geely Automobile's first-half profit falls 20 per cent

Weak sales at home hurt China auto maker.

Corporate Australia's family connection

Family businesses can morph into something unexpected regardless of whether they stay in private hands, become a showstopper on the stock exchange or the subject of takeover after takeover.

Volvo returns to profit on China sales

by AAP
Car maker bucks global auto trends, sees H1 sales rise.

China fines Japan auto parts firm $217m

by AAP
State media says fine largest ever for anti-monopoly law violation.

China says Mercedes guilty of price abuses

by AP
Provincial regulatory agency accuses German car company of violating the country's anti-monopoly law.

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