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Published: Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:59:45 GMT

Last Build Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2017 02:08:25 GMT

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Rolls-Royce aware of potential corruption in 2010

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:59:45 GMT

Revelation raises questions about conduct of former CEO Sir John Rose



General Motors and Hyundai unveil US investments

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:01:03 GMT

Carmakers pledge to create jobs in effort to improve relations with Trump White House



GM pledges to invest $1bn to safeguard 1,500 US jobs

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:43:48 GMT

Carmaker seeks to improve relations with president-elect Donald Trump



Toyota learns lessons from past US trials to tackle Trump tweets

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:42:28 GMT

Carmaker’s response to pressure could be a model for other Japanese groups



Hyundai Motor announces $3bn US investment

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:03:29 GMT

Move follows threats by president-elect Donald Trump to tax vehicles built in Mexico



Trump threatens 35% tariff on BMW imports

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 13:54:08 GMT

Republican warns carmaker on Mexico plant and complains Germans do not buy Chevrolets



Diesel cars to be banned from Oslo city centre

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 05:17:11 GMT

Block on vehicles from 6am till 10pm until air pollution clears



Toyota marks break from past with tech investments

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 01:10:49 GMT

Typically conservative carmaker turns focus on fostering start-ups as rivals encroach



Driverless cars heading for a jam, says transit group

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:04:34 GMT

Promotion of private vehicles over buses and trains expected to make congestion worse



Takata pleads guilty over exploding airbags

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 20:03:05 GMT

Three executives from Japanese company indicted for their roles in scandal



How serious is Fiat’s emissions scandal?

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 19:27:19 GMT

Experts highlight important differences in alleged wrongdoing in the two cases



VW scandal shows that corporate culture matters

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 18:38:44 GMT

Economics alone struggles to explain the German carmaker’s disastrous choices



Nissan to demonstrate self-driving cars in London

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:51:48 GMT

Japanese carmaker keen to calm fears over autonomous vehicles



From diesel emissions to omitting the driver

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:38:21 GMT

Autonomous vehicles will become a challenge for cities and governments



Takata: restrain your enthusiasm

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 14:25:57 GMT

As a safe investment the world’s number two maker of airbag systems fails simple tests



French judges open Renault emissions investigation

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 14:11:41 GMT

Probe is the latest sign authorities globally are concerned about vehicle pollution



US enforcers clear their desks before Trump arrives

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:19:12 GMT

The new administration may not be as interested in punishing banks and emissions cheats



Volkswagen executive denied bail

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:55:03 GMT

Oliver Schmidt was arrested in Miami just days before carmaker agreed a $4.3bn fine



Automation’s rise poses quandary over jobs

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 22:05:20 GMT

Variables that will affect the rate of adoption of robots and smart machines are huge



Fiat Chrysler: Fuming

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 19:43:39 GMT

With the bank crackdown over, it is time for the carmakers