GM brought in martial arts movie star Jackie Chan for the global launch of the Buick Velite 5 plug-in hybrid at the show. Photograph: Ng Han Guan/AP Photo

Electricity is what it’s all about at the Shanghai auto show this year, and the pursuit of the “electric car” (dian che) is all anyone wants to talk a(...)

Wuhan:  defiant individualistic streak. Photograph: Reuters

Wuhan, the capital city of central China’s Hubei province, is often called the Chicago of China, because of its geographical position and industry – b(...)

A view of a former entrance and sign at the MG Rover cars plant in Longbridge, Birmingham. Deloitte has been fined £14 million by the industry watchdog over “persistent” failings in its dealings with the collapsed car manufacturer.

Deloitte, one of the “Big Four” accountancy firms, has been fined a record £14 million (€16.6 million) for failing to manage conflicts of interest in (...)