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Members of the United Auto Workers picket   the GM in Flint, Michigan. Photograph: Jeff Kowalsky/AFP/Getty Images

Negotiators for General Motors and the United Auto Workers resumed talks Monday to resolve a strike that shut down the automaker’s highly profitable U(...)

Major car makers are chasing a purported €300-billion pot of autonomous gold, the predicted level of cash to be made from autonomous car services by 2030.

I’m not a Luddite. I would not have been among the angry mob throwing their wooden shoes (known as sabos, hence saboteurs) into the workings of weavi(...)

The Alphabet unit, which began life a decade ago as Google’s self-driving car project, said it hoped the release would fuel research into self-driving technologies by adding to the body of data that could be drawn upon

In a bid to shorten the lengthy process of teaching cars to drive themselves, Waymo announced on Wednesday that it would make “the largest fully self-(...)

From left, Joe Biden,   Kamala Harris,  Andrew Yang and  Tulsi Gabbard  during the Democratic Presidential Debate   in Detroit, Michigan. Photograph: Scott Olson/ Getty Images

Leaving the sprawling urban centre of Detroit and heading northwest on the freeway, the city of Flint soon comes into view. The small city of 100,000(...)

 Ryanair: reports Q1 results on Tuesday.  Photograph:  Alberto Pizzoli/AFP/Getty Images

Monday Results: Bank of Ireland, Ryanair. Indicators: Irish industrial production by sector (2018); UK Nationwide housing prices (Jul), net lending (...)

There are so many things that can be measured these days which makes it easier than ever to focus on metrics rather than judgments.

“If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it” goes the familiar advice often attributed to the American management consultant and educator Peter Druc(...)

Sales of French car-maker PSA fell 12.8%  in the first half of the year. Photograph: Jackie Naegelen/Reuters

French car-maker PSA’s vehicle sales fell 12.8 per cent in the first half as emerging markets weighed on its overseas business, challenging the trajec(...)

Volkswagen Group is to invest in Ford’s autonomous vehicle venture, Argo AI, in a deal that deepens the alliance between two of the world’s largest auto giants. Photograph: Bloomberg via Getty

Volkswagen Group is to invest in Ford’s autonomous vehicle venture, Argo AI, in a deal that deepens the alliance between two of the world’s largest au(...)

The Reform Party candidate  Ross Perot addresses  a Christian Coalition conference in Washington during the 1996 US presidential election campaign. Photograph: Stephen Crowley/New York Times

H Ross Perot, the feisty Texas technology billionaire who rattled US politics with two independent presidential campaigns in the 1990s that struck a c(...)

Founded in 1980, Merc has worked to appoint senior business leaders across a range of industries from multinational corporations to public-sector bodies. Photograph: iStock

Dublin-based executive recruitment company Merc Partners has been acquired by Spencer Stuart, a privately-owned US company with more than 60 offices g(...)

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