Lamborghini joins fast lane into SUVs

Italian group is latest marque to eye expanding segment

O’Leary has whip hand over Aer Lingus

Ryanair chief must strike a careful balance to maximise the benefits to be extracted from IAG

German automotive trio feel the heat

Audi vies with BMW and Mercedes to be the top premium carmaker, but outsiders are poised to compete

Tata Motors hit by Chinese slowdown

Mumbai-based group scraps dividend after domestic unit losses

No quick fix for lumbering Siemens

Heady expectations after Kaeser hire prove too optimistic

Frugal US consumers hit Panama Canal

Changing world trade patterns curb container traffic at seaway

Lixil faces loss from China-based arm

Joyou files for insolvency and eyes legal action against ex-heads

Small-cap Week, May 23

Tungsten, Zytronic, Quantum Pharma and Mar City featured

Europcar to float in Paris

Car hire group seeking to raise €475m in bid to reduce debt

GE offers IP rights to seal Alstom deal

Europe fears sale could distort competition in gas turbine market

Renault targets India’s small-car market

French carmaker launches locally made Kwid hatchback

Hanergy shares suspended after 47% plunge

Chinese solar group’s chairman misses annual meeting

Takata to recall up to 34m vehicles

Agreement with US regulators over safety problems with airbags

Race for insurance assets picks up pace

Hunt for yield suggests year will be busiest for deals since 2010

Ghosn content with Renault-Nissan alliance

Nissan chief dismisses calls to change capital structure of tie-up

JCB hit by slowdown in emerging markets

Strong growth in UK and US help offset weak EM demand

Small-cap Week, May 16

Sirius Minerals, Vertu Motors, Tungsten and Exova featured

Week in Review, May 16

Airbus crash inquiry; car recalls, Bombardier and cancer drugs also in the news

Toshiba widens accounting probe

Japanese group extends investigation to Westinghouse subsidiary

Honda joins peers in fresh vehicle recall

Top three Japanese groups expand recall by combined 11.5m cars


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