Automotive industry

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Myth & Mogul: John DeLorean review – how years of lies felled an automotive giant
Netflix’s docuseries delves into how the king of the gull-winged car deceived his way to the top – then got arrested for a multimillion-dollar cocaine trafficking plot

Lucy Mangan

30, Jul, 2021 @8:00 AM

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UK car production slumps to lowest June level in almost 70 years
Manufacturers hit by shortages of both staff and semiconductors as a result of the pandemic

Joanna Partridge

28, Jul, 2021 @11:01 PM

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UK retailers warn of stock shortages extending into the autumn
CBI survey reports supply problems caused by Brexit, red tape, Covid restrictions and labour shortages

Phillip Inman

27, Jul, 2021 @4:41 PM

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Tesla second-quarter profits top $1bn even as it struggles to handle demand
A global shortfall of semiconductors has affected the Tesla supply chain as well as car manufacturers across the world

Dominic Rushe

26, Jul, 2021 @9:56 PM

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Despite UK’s vaccine success, it will take time for consumer habits to return
Heathrow chief might have been discussing the whole economy when he asked: ‘Where is the vaccine dividend?’Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage

Larry Elliott

26, Jul, 2021 @5:54 PM

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Nissan to create 400 jobs at Sunderland car factory
Decision is part of plan to develop £1bn electric vehicle manufacturing hub at site

Rob Davies

26, Jul, 2021 @12:08 PM

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Electric cars: UK government urged to prevent ‘charging deserts’
Competition watchdog investigates dominance of one provider across motorway service stations

Jasper Jolly

23, Jul, 2021 @7:43 AM

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Coventry puts forward ‘mission critical’ plan for electric car battery plant
West Midlands plan could create 6,000 new jobs and production could start by 2025

Jillian Ambrose

14, Jul, 2021 @11:01 PM

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UK inflation jumps to 2.5% as secondhand car and food prices rise
June figure is highest level since August 2018 and above analysts’ forecasts

Larry Elliott Economics editor

14, Jul, 2021 @8:21 AM

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Ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn talks of daring escape from Japan
Fugitive businessman, accused of financial misconduct, tells BBC how he fled Japan hidden in a box on a private jet

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

14, Jul, 2021 @7:05 AM

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UK growth slows as computer chip shortage hits carmaking
GDP expanded by 0.8% in May, behind the 1.5% forecast, as construction sector also shrank

Phillip Inman

09, Jul, 2021 @7:11 AM

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EU fines VW and BMW £750m for colluding with Daimler on fumes
Commission imposes £750m fine for breaching antitrust rules by delaying cleaner emissions technology

Jasper Jolly

08, Jul, 2021 @12:23 PM

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