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Ford is the latest company to collaborate with Stripe. File photograph: EPA

Payments company Stripe has struck a deal with Ford that will mean its technology is used to grow the carmaker’s e-commerce capabilities. The five-y(...)

Although Tesla is the sixth most valuable company in the S&P 500 it only ranks 89th in terms of revenues. Photograph: Getty Images

Electric car-maker Tesla became the latest stock market trillionaire last week, defying the doubters who can’t get their heads around its astronomical(...)

Lisa Brankin: ‘We’re running a much tighter ship. And we’re taking the tough decisions to restructure and design our business.’ Photograph: Joe Pepler/PinPep

Somewhere in Ford’s Dearborn, Michigan headquarters, there has to be an extensive library of turnaround and rescue plans. It seems as if a decade cann(...)

 Former garda Frank Cullinane   with his hybrid car that had the converter stolen from it. Photograph: Laura Hutton

Frank Cullinane knew the moment he started his car on a cold morning just before Christmas that something was very seriously wrong. “A sound like a j(...)

Tesla is now worth eight times as much as GM, 10 times as much as BMW, and 13 times as much as Ford. Photograph: Felipe Trueba/EPA

Tesla shares spiked higher after the electric car maker beat earnings last week following “our best quarter in history”, as chief executive Elon Musk (...)

Spot the difference: Land Rover Defender on th left, the  Grenadier on the right.

Land Rover has lost a landmark court case, in which it sought to protect the shape and styling of its original Defender model as intellectual property(...)

Danger zone: most of us, even in older, less tech-flashy cars, have paired a mobile phone to our car using Bluetooth or a USB connection. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Your car has a lot to say about you. And not in the way you think. Not just as a style proxy for your personality, but actually about you, your home, (...)

 A Tesla charging station in San Ramon, California, USA. Photograph: John G Mabanglo/EPA

Tesla’s skyrocketing valuation was the subject of a number of Stocktake columns in February, the last of which cited a report warning that the burstin(...)

The group showed improvement across all regions, helped by contract wins including Mondelez and eBay. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP via Getty

WPP reported a return to quarterly organic sales growth for the first time in over a year on Friday, with a new strategy from boss Mark Read helping t(...)

The Ford Focus ST boasts a top speed of 250km/h

Everyone loves a fast Ford and the new 280bhp Focus ST is certainly fast. But can it be loved, when there is the spectre of a faster Focus RS lurking (...)

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