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[FRANKFURT] Volkswagen said the Executive Committee on the supervisory board had proposed extending Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn's contract until 2018, throwing its support behind the...

[LAGOS] Uber Technologies is negotiating cheaper deals for new vehicles with Kia Motors Corp. to boost its number of drivers fivefold in the Nigerian city of Lagos, Africa's biggest, to 3,000 by...

[LILLE] Eurostar passengers were left stranded in the dark after "trespassers" entered the tracks on Tuesday, in the latest disruption to the cross-Channel service by suspected migrants...

[SAN FRANCISCO] A federal judge on Tuesday granted class-action status to a suit filed by Uber drivers who argue they are treated like employees but paid as contractors who receive no benefits.

[WASHINGTON] Airlines should be able to decide whether passengers can make phone calls during flights, a committee told US regulators weighing the issue.

[NEW YORK] US auto sales rose at a solid pace in August, boosted by continued robust demand for sport utility vehicles and pickups amid low gasoline prices and an improving jobs market.

[WASHINGTON] US regulators said Tuesday that US vehicles have more than 23.4 million defective airbags made by Japanese company Takata, less than the previous estimate of over 30 million.

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ONE of the biggest costs facing the global shipping industry is the installation of equipment to kill marine organisms present in the water used as ballast.

THE boxy yellow vehicle is a survivor. It won a competition to redesign New York City's taxi. It endured a pothole-marred course in Arizona meant to replicate the city's rugged streets. And...

FIAT Chrysler Automobiles is buying back some defective vehicles, giving US$1,000 credits and handing out US$100 gift cards to get more owners to come in for repairs after US regulators said the...