I live in a three-bed semi-detached house. Why do I tell you this? Because I bet that, on the basis of statistical likelihood, you do too. Many of us (...)

A self-driving vehicle prototype made by Google. The company has grown more optimistic about reaching its goal of a fully autonomous vehicle. Photograph: Google via The New York Times

The self-driving car, embraced as a stress-reducing convenience for harried drivers and a potential advance in road safety, could also prove to be a l(...)

A Nissan Motor Company Datsun Go vehicle on display at the company’s booth during the Indonesia International Motor Show in Jakarta, Indonesia, in September

Nissan is coming under increasing criticism following independent crash testing of its new low-cost Datsun Go model which was awarded no stars by Glo(...)

Andy Palmer: led cooperation between Infiniti and Daimler, which has a 4 per cent stake in Aston Martin. Photograph: Yuriko Nakao/Bloomberg

Nissan turned down proposals by senior executive Andy Palmer to invest in Aston Martin before Palmer jumped ship to lead the British sportscar maker, (...)

A Google self-driving car on show at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. Photograph: Eric Risberg/AP

Cars that drive themselves could be on the roads four years from now, provided red tape does not get in the way, Carlos Ghosn, head of the Renault-Nis(...)

 The world’s fourth-biggest car grouping by sales has already been jointly purchasing some components and developing common vehicle architectures to cut costs, but it must boost economies of scale to compete with giants like Volkswagen. Photograph: Reuters/Arnd Wiegmann

Carmakers Renault and Nissan announced moves yesterday to combine key operations under a new team of managers, the boldest step yet taken in (...)

Renault has been Nissan’s partner in sales and production since 1999 and owns 43 per cent of the Japanese manufacturer, which in turn holds a 15 per cent stake in the French carmaker

Renault and Nissan Motor raised their goal for combined savings by 7.5 per cent as the 15 year-old alliance accelerates co-operation efforts. The carm(...)

Bugatti Veyron. Total loss: €1.70bn. Loss per car: €4,617,547

You probably don’t want to admit how much money you’ve lost on cars over the years. Neither does the car industry, but the amounts its biggest mistake(...)

Carlos Ghosn, chief executive officer of Nissan:  has set aggressive expansion targets for Japan’s second-biggest car-maker to boost  global market share and its operating margin. Photograph: Armando Arorizo/Bloomberg

Nissan’s chief operating officer Toshiyuki Shiga will step aside from his post in a management reshuffle after the company slashed its profit outlook.(...)

Carlos Ghosn (left) and Carlos Tavares attend Renault’s annual shareholder meeting in Paris at the end of April. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

Renault’s chief executive has moved to take more operational control at the French car- maker under a proposed management reshuffle that follows the a(...)