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WHEN Toyota Motor looked to the future at the turn of the millennium and aimed its new, edgy Scion small-car brand at 20-somethings, it could not have guessed that the model would be dead after just...

US AVIATION safety officials are raising new warnings about the dangers of carrying bulk shipments of lithium-based batteries on commercial flights.

GERMAN carmaker Daimler said on Tuesday that it would recall 840,000 US vehicles with Takata airbag inflators that could be defective, a step that would result in a charge of 340 million euros (S$532...

[HAMBURG] Volkswagen said on Wednesday it was recalling 680,000 cars of its namesake brand in the United States because Takata-made airbags in them could be defective.

SINGAPORE Shipping Corporation (SSC) posted a third quarter profit after tax of US$4.17 million, up 38.7 per cent from US$3.00 million last year.

[MUNICH] As demand for smartphones slows, chip designer ARM Holdings Plc is looking to the automotive industry to fuel growth over the next five years.

[TOKYO] Daimler AG said recalling about 841,000 vehicles to fix potentially defective Takata Corp air bags will cost the German automaker about 340 million euros (S$534 million) and cut into the...

[FRANKFURT] BMW reported a 7.5 per cent rise in monthly car sales to 152,879 vehicles in January, as growth in Europe and China more than offset a slide in the United States, where winter storms...

[PARIS] Uber Technologies Inc offered to compensate some of its drivers for revenue they would have lost while participating in a strike in France on Tuesday, before canceling the initiative.

[TOKYO] Nissan Motor Co reported profit that beat analyst estimates as the Rogue crossover drove increased demand in the US, the Japanese automaker's biggest market...