Automotive

Holden Australia head resigns suddenly

Dorizas departs after eight months, carmaker says no change to business plans.

Honda lifts H1 profit, cuts outlook

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Carmaker flags tougher business environment in China, other Asian markets.

Govt drives through fuel excise hike

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Excise expected to raise $2.2 billion in budget revenue over four years.

The Tesla threat to Australian car dealers

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The entrance and potential success of Tesla’s retail distribution model to Australia should put downward pressure on car prices.

Coalition addicted to new taxes: Shorten

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Opposition says government has ambushed Australian motorists, parliament.

EU trade deal may cut car costs

Tariff on European-built cars among possible changes if free-trade deal worked out with EU.

Ford Motor's profit falls in Q3

Car maker hit by European losses, lower North American production.

General Motors posts fall in Q3 profit

Result beats analyst expectations as North American sales rebound.

UK car production spikes in 9 months to September

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Year-to-date figures show the biggest nine-month rise in six years.

Peugeot says sales edge ahead

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Strong quarterly sales in China keeps Europe's second-largest carmaker on track.

Volkswagen to recall 500,000 cars in China

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Recall due to a defect in rear axles.

AHG backs out of auto parts deal

Burson pursuing other options in WA, as AHG keeps Covs Parts.

New Chinese auto brand Qoros struggling to catch on

CEO: Sales levels ‘reasonable,’ but launching a new car brand is difficult.

Toyota recalls 1.75m vehicles

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Latest string of call backs follows brake, fire risk problems.

New car sales rise in September

Australian Bureau of Statistics data shows number of new cars sold in month rose 2.9%.

Surviving the end of auto manufacturing

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It has become a case of adapt or die for Australia’s auto-parts makers.

Automobile sales gains slow in China

Passenger-car sales were weakest since drop in February 2013.

Tesla's hand-free highway model ready to roll next year

Automaker aims to beat its luxury rivals to the punch on autopilot functions.

Uber cedes to Berlin, cuts fares

New fares squeeze drivers amid aim to eliminate driver profits.

UK car sales hit 10-year high

September print indicates household spending strong despite stagnant wages.

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