Melrose gears up for Elster sale

Engineering turnround specialist’s results hit by strong pound

Currency winds rock multinationals

Strong pound inflicts damage on raft of British groups

HSBC vows to fight Keydata lawsuit

Bank’s US arm accused of playing ‘critical role in demise of SLS’

China investigates VW executives

Watchdog claims unspecified violations in First Auto Works probe

week in review

Week in review, August 23

Berkshire, Apple, BHP Billiton, and car parts suppliers featured

Johnstone to retire as chief of SKF

Scotsman leaves Swedish ballbearings maker after 38 years

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Techtronic: trade of the tools

Hong Kong manufacturer deserves more attention

Icahn signals a move on Hertz

Shares fall after cut to earnings expectations

Carillion courtship that ended in tears

An amicable bid for a rival quickly turned toxic

Polypipe shares rise on profits growth

Doncaster-based piping manufacturer buoyed by UK property market

Volvo to launch ‘symbolic’ new model

XC90 marks first vehicle under ownership of China’s Geely

Week in Review, August 15

Featuring cybersecurity, China probe, Serco, Kinder Morgan and RBS

Russian shadow hits German confidence

Ukraine conflict exacerbates economy’s problems

Europe in backlash against Chinese crackdown

Claims foreign companies being targeted by antitrust probes

Evraz raises $425m from European lenders

Sign western banks are still lending money in Russia despite sanctions

JLR shores up Tata Motors’ Q1 results

Luxury marque makes up for Indian market weakness

UK car sales boom set to stall

Credit-fuelled spending catches up with saturated market

India’s car market shifts up a gear

Sales expected to grow by as much as 10 per cent this year

JustPark launches in-car park and pay app

BMW’s Mini models to feature UK start-up’s software in dashboard

China cars: hot pursuit

Regulators are investigating foreign automakers for monopolistic pricing. It is hard to see who wins

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