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Toyota invests in ride-hailing firm Uber

Toyota has become the latest carmaker to invest in an on-demand ride-hailing company by forging a deal with Uber. It follows General Motors investing in Lyft and Volkswagen in Gett.

Toyota has become the latest carmaker to invest in an on-demand ride-hailing company by forging a deal with Uber. It follows General Motors investing in Lyft and Volkswagen in Gett.

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General Motors issue Cadillac recall

General Motors has recalled 67,000 Cadillac ATS compact sports sedans to resolve problems with the vehicles sunroof controls. The carmaker says the

General Motors has recalled 67,000 Cadillac ATS compact sports sedans to resolve problems with the vehicles sunroof controls. The carmaker says the

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End of the line at Opel's Bochum plant

“The heart of Opel has ceased to beat,” that was the reaction of one employee as the last car rolled off the production line at the Bochum plant in

“The heart of Opel has ceased to beat,” that was the reaction of one employee as the last car rolled off the production line at the Bochum plant in

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GM's Opel cuts Russian production on slumping sales

General Motors’ Opel division in Russia is slashing production and shedding around 500 jobs. The US carmaker blames a plunge in local demand due

General Motors’ Opel division in Russia is slashing production and shedding around 500 jobs. The US carmaker blames a plunge in local demand due

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GM aims to launch low-cost models in Europe

General Motors has said it plans to enter the lucrative entry-level car market in Europe in an attempt to win back market share lost to budget

General Motors has said it plans to enter the lucrative entry-level car market in Europe in an attempt to win back market share lost to budget

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General Motors CEO grilled in Congress again over safety scandal

General Motors CEO Mary Barra was pressed on Capitol Hill for a second time on Wednesday to explain what steps it is taking to resolve a safety

General Motors CEO Mary Barra was pressed on Capitol Hill for a second time on Wednesday to explain what steps it is taking to resolve a safety

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More recall problems for General Motors

Yet another recall by General Motors – the 29th so far this year. Drivers of nearly 2.5 million vehicles worldwide will have to take them in to

Yet another recall by General Motors – the 29th so far this year. Drivers of nearly 2.5 million vehicles worldwide will have to take them in to

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Rival car makers roll out top models at Auto China show

With China now the world’s largest car market, the Beijing’s annual automobile show has become an unmissable event for car makers. US car giant

With China now the world’s largest car market, the Beijing’s annual automobile show has become an unmissable event for car makers. US car giant

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Another recall for General Motors as safety delay hearings begin

There are more problems for General Motors. It is recalling more than 1.5 million vehicles to fix a problem whereby the power assisted steering could

There are more problems for General Motors. It is recalling more than 1.5 million vehicles to fix a problem whereby the power assisted steering could

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General Motors recall 'subject to criminal investigation'

US government prosecutors are reportedly looking into whether carmaker General Motors broke the law in not properly revealing problems with some of

US government prosecutors are reportedly looking into whether carmaker General Motors broke the law in not properly revealing problems with some of

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Peugeot's crisis deepens, shares slump as GM sells off

Shares in PSA Peugeot Citroen fell a further 12 percent on Friday, after General Motors sold its stake in the struggling French carmaker. It owned

Shares in PSA Peugeot Citroen fell a further 12 percent on Friday, after General Motors sold its stake in the struggling French carmaker. It owned

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GM joins Ford in quiting carmaking in Australia

Australia is losing another carmaker. General Motors says it will stop making vehicles down under by 2017. This comes just months after Ford said

Australia is losing another carmaker. General Motors says it will stop making vehicles down under by 2017. This comes just months after Ford said

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US taxpayers no longer own part of General Motors

Washington’s bailout of General Motors is over. The US Treasury has sold its last shares in America’s largest carmaker, taking a $10 billion loss

Washington’s bailout of General Motors is over. The US Treasury has sold its last shares in America’s largest carmaker, taking a $10 billion loss

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Peugeot and GM scale back alliance

PSA Peugeot Citroen is to scale back its alliance with US company General Motors. Peugeot said a joint small-car programme with GM is likely to be

PSA Peugeot Citroen is to scale back its alliance with US company General Motors. Peugeot said a joint small-car programme with GM is likely to be

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Europe getting better for GM but no turnaround

General Motors has posted stronger-than-expected quarterly profit, based on reducing costs in its North American business along with its European

General Motors has posted stronger-than-expected quarterly profit, based on reducing costs in its North American business along with its European

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Geneva Motor Show: a tale of two markets

It is all shiny new cars and beaming smiles at the Geneva Motor Show, but what is the real state of play in the market in Europe and elsewhere? In

It is all shiny new cars and beaming smiles at the Geneva Motor Show, but what is the real state of play in the market in Europe and elsewhere? In

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Peugeot and GM change alliance plans

General Motors and Peugeot Citroen have announced the revised terms of their joint venture. Plans to produce a mid-sized car have been scrapped

General Motors and Peugeot Citroen have announced the revised terms of their joint venture. Plans to produce a mid-sized car have been scrapped

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European car giants reportedly halt talks

Peugeot and General Motors have put the brakes on talks due to the French car makers financial problems and government-backed bailout, according to

Peugeot and General Motors have put the brakes on talks due to the French car makers financial problems and government-backed bailout, according to

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GM told cut your losses with Opel-Vauxhall

Dump Opel and Vauxhall – that was the blunt message to General Motors from analysts at Morgan Stanley. They point out that GM’s decision not to

Dump Opel and Vauxhall – that was the blunt message to General Motors from analysts at Morgan Stanley. They point out that GM’s decision not to

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Driven to buy in Uzbekistan

With buyers literally fighting to get into showrooms and order its cars, General Motors in Uzbekistan is launching a new model. The Chevrolet

With buyers literally fighting to get into showrooms and order its cars, General Motors in Uzbekistan is launching a new model. The Chevrolet

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Detroit: Bailing out the American Dream

Detroit, better known as the Motor City or simply Motown, is  a city which for decades stood as a symbol of the American dream.   Ford, General

Detroit, better known as the Motor City or simply Motown, is  a city which for decades stood as a symbol of the American dream.   Ford, General

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Writing on wall for Opel's Bochum plant

Anxious workers at Opel’s Bochum factory, one of four the General Motors-owned subsidiary has in Germany, are worried the axe is about to fall on

Anxious workers at Opel’s Bochum factory, one of four the General Motors-owned subsidiary has in Germany, are worried the axe is about to fall on

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GM chooses UK for Astra, bad news for Bochum

General Motors is to build the next generation of its Astra compact car in Britain creating 700 new jobs. The decision came after workers at its

General Motors is to build the next generation of its Astra compact car in Britain creating 700 new jobs. The decision came after workers at its

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Two European GM plants set to close - report

General Motors’ European division is reportedly planning to close two plants to cut manufacturing capacity by almost a third. Union sources said

General Motors’ European division is reportedly planning to close two plants to cut manufacturing capacity by almost a third. Union sources said

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ECB pumps massive funds into finance system

This past week was rather like the start of spring for the finance world after a stormy winter with the help of the European Central Bank’s massive

This past week was rather like the start of spring for the finance world after a stormy winter with the help of the European Central Bank’s massive