Chinese cars keep  getting cheaper
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Chinese cars keep getting cheaper

BILL SHEN wants to upgrade his eight-year-old Citroen to something fancier, maybe an Audi or…

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The new king of Google
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The new king of Google

ONE of Sundar Pichai’s clearest memories of growing up in Chennai, India involves picking up…

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Toyota enlists GoPro to fight GM
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Toyota enlists GoPro to fight GM

IT’S lights, camera, and action time in America’s suddenly competitive small pickup segment. 1,842,621 total views,…

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China uses US$483bn to stem rout
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China uses US$483bn to stem rout

CHINA has created what amounts to a state-run margin trader with $483 billion of firepower,…

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AUTO NEWS: Ford aluminum switch prompts rethink
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AUTO NEWS: Ford aluminum switch prompts rethink

WHEN Ford Motor Co confirmed last year it would build its most popular pick-up truck…

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Currencies slide despite rate hikes
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Currencies slide despite rate hikes

FIVE sub-Saharan African central banks have bucked a global trend by increasing borrowing costs this…

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General Motors to invest US$5,4bn
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General Motors to invest US$5,4bn

GENERAL MOTORS Co said it will spend US$5,4 billion on its US plants during the…

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Ahrendts is queen of executives
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Ahrendts is queen of executives

ANGELA Ahrendts, Apple Inc’s senior vice-president of retail and online stores, was the highest-paid female…

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S. Africa to cut power in winter
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S. Africa to cut power in winter

SOUTH Africa’s power utility plans to cut supply to 20 municipalities that are home to…

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Ethiopian Air spreads its African wings
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Ethiopian Air spreads its African wings

ETHIOPIAN Airlines Enterprise, East Africa’s biggest carrier by revenue, is considering proposals to help set…

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Bullish Mozambique bets on natural gas
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Bullish Mozambique bets on natural gas

MOZAMBIQUE’S new government, appointed January 17 by President Filipe Nyusi, features an enlarged energy ministry…

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Toyota to build more SUVs
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Toyota to build more SUVs

TOYOTA Motor Corporation will build more sport-utility vehicles this year at factories in Japan and…

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Brace for $40-a-barrel oil
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Brace for $40-a-barrel oil

THE US benchmark crude price, down more than $60 since June to below $45 Wednesday,…

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MOTORING: Ford believes in driverless cars in 5 years
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MOTORING: Ford believes in driverless cars in 5 years

Meanwhile, Ford Motor Co chief executive officer Mark Fields said that an automaker probably will…

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China steps in as world’s new bank
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China steps in as world’s new bank

BUOYED by its economic might, China is beginning to play a critical role in shaping…

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