After turning music players, telephones and watches into portable computers, Apple is now eyeing the automobile as the “ultimate mobile device”. Jeff (...)

People celebrate the results of leftist parties at the townhall square after the Spanish regional and local elections in Valencia, Spain

European stock markets edged lower early on Monday, tracking losses in the US market after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen indicated that the cent(...)

A BMW is parked via a mobile device remote control during a smart trailer parking demonstration on Tuesday in Boxberg, Germany. photograph: krisztian bocsi/bloomberg

US car sales may drop about 40 per cent in the next 25 years because of shared driverless cars, forcing mass-market producers such as General Motors a(...)

Kenneth Feinberg, a compensation expert hired by GM, said over 4,300 claims for deaths and injuries had been filed

The consequences of General Motors’ long-delayed recall of defective small cars hit a grim milestone this month, when the company’s compensation fu(...)

US Senator Bill Nelson shows off an airbag during a hearing last year of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on issues with Takata airbags.

Takata, the Japanese car component manufacturer plagued by safety problems with its airbags, on Tuesday agreed with US regulators to mount what could (...)

Supermarket chain Sainsbury rose after deciding to axe 800 store jobs in a drive to cut costs. Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

European stocks declined yesterday as data showed euro zone output expanded at a slower pace in April and Ericsson-led technology shares lowered. A(...)

Sergio Marchionne wants to find a new owner or partner for Fiat but it’s a tall financial order

The turnaround at Fiat over the past decade has been little short of startling. Back in 2005, Fiat was burning through cash like there was a bush f(...)

The average premium car today has more than a mile of cables, between 50 and 70 control units and the computing power of 20 advanced PCs. But only (...)

Dancing girls at the unveiling of the Jaguar media conference on April 1st, during the New York Auto Show at the Jacob Javits Center in New York. Photograph: Don Emmertdon/AFP

Detroit may be where cars are made, but New York is becoming the town to show them off. Just look around at the New York International Auto Show. Hond(...)

Trans-USA drive for Delphi’s robot car, but does an emissions sting in the tail lie in wait for autonomous cars?

Automotive systems supplier Delphi is planning a dramatic demonstration of the current state-of-the-art robot car. The company, independent now aft(...)