Automotive

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

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

China fines Japan auto parts firm $217m

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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.

BMW China dealers fined for price fixing

by AFP
Car dealers in Wuhan ordered to pay penalty for "forming a price alliance".

China's July auto sales up by 6.7pc

by AFP
Auto sales in the world's biggest car market accelerated in July, growing by 6.7 per cent to 1.62 million vehicles.

Auto demise part of adapting: Smith

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ANZ chief says banking industry has changes to come as technology advances.

Chinese domestic auto brands lose market share

Chinese domestic car brands are struggling to compete against dominant foreign automakers.

Tata Motors' Q1 profit more than triples

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Largest Indian car maker smashes analyst forecasts as British luxury market strengthens.

Audi to accept Chinese anti-monopoly penalty

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Unspecified penalty comes amid sweeping probes into foreign company operations.

BP tankers return to the road

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Around 50 trucks inspected, none grounded permanently.

The winding road behind the Fiat dynasty

Italy’s industrial royalty, the Agnelli family, has managed to thread the needle of family ownership in one of the world’s biggest car companies. But the family’s road has been littered with both riches and smoldering crashes.

Audi, Chrysler accused of monopoly: China

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Regulators say car-makers will be punished as a probe of foreign auto companies grows.

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