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  • BANGALORE, Oct 10- Infosys Ltd wants to revive growth through automation and artificial intelligence, its chief executive said on Friday, boosting investors' confidence in India's second largest IT exporter after it posted a forecast-beating quarterly profit. Chief Executive Vishal Sikka was brought in earlier this year to chart a new strategy for Infosys,...

  • Self-driving cars—the next terrorism threat? Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 3:44 AM ET
    The Nissan Autonomous Drive Leaf electric vehicle, left, is test driven during the Nissan Motor Co. 360 event in Irvine, California.

    Experts are concerned that autonomous vehicles could be susceptible to sinister cybercriminal activity.

  • Western boardrooms make way for more Asian execs Sunday, 5 Oct 2014 | 7:28 PM ET

    Western companies have traditionally stuck to their backyards when it comes to recruiting board members, but this is changing.

  • Oct 3- The United Auto Workers on Friday announced the formation of UAW Local 112 for hourly workers at Daimler AG's Mercedes-Benz plant in Alabama, and confirmed it will work with two German labor groups to organize the plant. "What happens here is important to the future of the labor movement," said UAW president Dennis Williams, who swore in the initial members of...

  • UAW forms new local for Daimler Alabama workers Friday, 3 Oct 2014 | 5:51 PM ET

    Oct 3- The United Auto Workers on Friday announced the formation of UAW Local 112 for hourly workers at Daimler AG's Mercedes-Benz plant in Alabama, and confirmed it will work with two German labor groups to organize the plant. The American union's efforts at the plant will be similar to a strategy it employed for the Volkswagen AG plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee,...

  • Airbus insider trading trial opens in France Friday, 3 Oct 2014 | 9:33 AM ET
    British Airways new Airbus A380 aircraft.

    A long-awaited French corporate trial involving allegations of insider trading in the shares of Airbus Group got under way on Friday.

  • DETROIT, Oct 2- The United Auto Workers and two German labor groups will announce on Friday plans to work together to organize Daimler AG's Mercedes-Benz plant workers in Alabama, sources close to one of the German labor groups said on Thursday. The goal is for the UAW to eventually represent Daimler workers in Alabama in negotiations with the luxury automaker.

  • GM's three big bets: China, Cadillac, connectivity Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 2:04 PM ET

    CEO Mary Barra outlined the company's long-term business plan during a presentation at company headquarters in Detroit on Wednesday.

  • Keep on trucking? Freight to become driverless Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 7:29 AM ET

    Daimler has unveiled plans for a self-driving Mercedes truck, predicting that driverless trucks could hit highways in 10 years' time.

  • Wolfgang Bernhard, head of Daimler trucks and buses at Daimler AG, says the European market is "very weak" but there is a "ray of hope" in North America.

  • Wolfgang Bernhard, head of Daimler trucks and buses at Daimler, outlines his vision of transportation vehicles in the future and discusses Mercedes' driverless truck.

  • 'Unique opportunity' to buy Tesla now: Pro Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 5:23 PM ET
    A Tesla showroom in Beijing on July 9, 2014.

    Tesla shares are down since the market's recent high, and one investment pro thinks it's a great time to buy. Here's why.

  • Western firms appear to resist Chinese crackdown Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 1:56 AM ET

    Foreign companies in China appear to be pushing back against increased scrutiny from Chinese government anti-trust enforcers. The New York Times reports.

  • 'Fund Manager of the Decade' names his top ideas Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 3:13 PM ET

    Select Japanese and European equities hold the greatest potential right now, Morningstar's Fund Manager of the Decade David Herro says.

  • Death-free highways in view for auto industry Saturday, 30 Aug 2014 | 1:00 PM ET
    The future of driving could involve technology that allows drivers to see how fast other cars on the road are moving.

    More than 30,000 Americans are killed in highway crashes each year, but experts believe that death toll could sink to zero.

  • Not satisfied with your car? You're not alone Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 10:57 AM ET

    For the second-straight year, satisfaction with the auto industry is down, according to the latest ACSI report.

  • China targets Microsoft over browser, media player Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 10:48 AM ET
    A cleaner walks past a Microsoft sign outside a Microsoft office building in Beijing, China.

    A Chinese antitrust probe into Microsoft's Windows web browser and media player is the latest of several government complaints against the firm.

  • Why America has a shortage of truck drivers Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 11:00 AM ET
    Truck drivers navigate a rain-covered highway on the outskirts of Chicago, in Hinsdale, Ill.

    The U.S. has more available trucking jobs than qualified drivers, as older workers retire. Inside the labor shortfall.

  • Take the wheel please, I'm done driving Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 11:15 AM ET
    Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and Environment Melanie Schultz van Haegen sits in a self-driving car.

    According to Bob Lutz, most vehicles will be nondescript people carriers that are self-driving.

  • Mercedes guilty of price manipulation: China media Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 1:04 AM ET
    Mercedes-Benz launches their new S-Class series

    Mercedes-Benz has been found guilty of manipulating prices for after-sales services in China, the official Xinhua news agency reported.