Automotive

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.

GM recalls 524,400 cars in US

Auto maker seemingly struggles to meet safety standards in wake of ignition-switch fallout.

Panasonic creates company to make Tesla batteries

Says move will help Tesla advance mass market for electric vehicles.

Berkshire to enter auto market

Buffett's group unveils plans to buy largest private dealership in US.

Saab sheds nearly a third of staff

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Chinese-owned Swedish carmaker sheds 155 workers as it struggles to resolve financial difficulties.

GM outlines aggressive outlook

General Motors chief executive sets down optimistic growth outlook for the carmaker.

Saab sheds close to one third of staff

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Swedish carmaker struggles to resolve serious financial difficulties.

Tesla's China challenge: getting chargers installed

Tesla has big China ambitions but first must win over charger sceptics.

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