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The chancellor says investment will "prepare the ground" for the cars to be on UK roads by 2021.
Here is what we already know about changes to your finances ahead of a second Budget of the year.
The chancellor is expected to announce plans to examine the idea in Wednesday's Budget.
Philip Hammond will use the Budget to "attack problems" that lost the Tories votes, a former minister tells Newsnight.
Several firms are reported to be interested in parts of 21st Century Fox, but would Murdoch really sell?
Carillion, the UK's second biggest construction firm, warns on profits for the third time in a year.
The UK's biggest car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover is testing driverless cars on public roads.
More than a million credit card users have had their limits increased without asking.
Supermarket meat supplier 2 Sisters had a "far from pristine" track record at one of its sites, MPs say.
Up to 80% of tax credits for research subsidises spending which would have happened anyway, report says.
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LONDON (Reuters) - British Chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond's budget statement this week will include measures to encourage the development of driverless and electric cars, artificial intelligence and telecommunications, the finance ministry said on Sunday.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's finance department said on Saturday it expected finance minister Philip Hammond's budget statement next week to include a consultation on taxing and charging environmentally damaging single-use plastics.
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Volkswagen will invest 22.8 billion euros (20.35 billion pounds) in its main car brand over the next five years, it said on Saturday, a day after it announced a spending programme aimed at bolstering its position as a maker of electric cars.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm is set to win “imminent” Japanese antitrust clearance for its $38-billion bid for NXP Semiconductors and gain Europe’s approval by the end of the year with slight tweaks to its concessions, a person familiar with the matter said.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Negotiations in Mexico to update NAFTA have not made much progress on tough U.S. demands that could sink the 1994 trade pact, but the current round of talks are progressing with civility, some participants said on Saturday.
BERKELEY, Calif. (Reuters) - Economists presenting at a conference earlier this week blew through the organizers' four-slides-per-speaker limit, and the host, San Francisco Fed President John Williams, vowed to take action.
ROME (Reuters) - Ailing Italian bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena said on Saturday it had set aside 569.4 million euros (508.28 million pounds)to pay for civil lawsuits as of end-September, after a group of bondholders this week challenged its state rescue.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co said on Saturday that it was recalling about 900,000 minivans because second-row seats may tip forward if not properly latched after being adjusted.
DUBLIN (Reuters) - The diverging trajectories of Britain and other major economies is set to be further laid bare in the coming week with London's budget forecasters poised to cut their growth outlook and data elsewhere likely to remain solid.
LONDON (Reuters) - The world's most powerful crude oil trader, Royal Dutch Shell's head of oil trading Mike Muller, has stepped down after 29 years with the company, an internal announcement reviewed by Reuters on Friday showed.