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  1. July 20, 2014

    Alstom plays down added layer of complexity in deal with GE

    It was not the deal Patrick Kron wanted. The chief executive of French industrial champion Alstom had planned a clean...

  2. July 16, 2014

    The price of innovation is too high in aerospace

    The longest line at the Farnborough International Airshow this week was for a model aircraft. In the absence of the F-35...

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  1. July 14, 2014

    Test site highlights engine battle

    At the top of a hill near the village of Peebles, Ohio, stands an extraordinary apparatus, its face made up of pipes that...

  2. July 13, 2014

    Too early for Bombardier to celebrate over future of CSeries airliner

    Two events in the past year at a cargo airport near Montreal could prove decisive to the success or failure of Bombardier’s...

  3. May 30, 2014

    Engine incident blow for Bombardier

    Bombardier’s effort to develop a revolutionary midsize jet suffered a severe setback after one of its new C Series aircraft...

  4. May 21, 2014

    New French trains too big for stations

    French railway bosses have been forced to admit an embarrassing error that led to hundreds of new passenger trains ordered...

  5. May 16, 2014

    China CNR raises $1.2bn with Hong Kong listing

    Trainmaker CNR Corp has raised $1.2bn from its Hong Kong listing, the largest initial public offering in the city from a...

  6. March 20, 2014

    Hitachi relocation set to revive UK rail industry, says official

    Hitachi’s decision to make London the headquarters of its global train business could signal the start of a UK rail industry...

  7. March 17, 2014

    GE, Bombardier and China groups win $4.7bn Transnet contract

    South Africa has awarded a $4.7bn contract to build more than a thousand freight locomotives to four groups, including...

  8. February 27, 2014

    Bombardier charges into electric buses

    Bombardier is aiming to break into the bus market this year by securing its first order for a wireless system it has...

  9. February 19, 2014

    A breath of Canadian air freshens fusty Britain

    Talk of the “Carney effect” has become almost trite in the City of London in recent months. Each sign of economic recovery...

  10. February 13, 2014

    Derby train maker adds Crossrail to birthday bash

    A £1bn order to build trains for London’s Crossrail line is a timely present for Bombardier’s Derby factory as it celebrates...

  11. FT Alphaville

    February 6, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Lary Fink is relaxed. Co-founder Jason Gissing has offered a view on the much hyped...

  12. February 6, 2014

    Bombardier wins £1bn Crossrail contract

    Bombardier has won a £1bn contract to supply the trains for Crossrail, London’s new east-west rail line, throwing a lifeline...

  13. January 8, 2014

    Electric bus trial to test limits of wireless technology

    A fleet of wirelessly charged electric buses took to the roads of Milton Keynes on Thursday in a trial designed to show that...

  14. December 31, 2013

    Bombardier to leave deal with Underground

    Bombardier, the Canadian engineering multinational, has lost a £354m contract to overhaul the signalling on some of the...

  15. beyondbrics

    December 23, 2013

    Uruguay loses finance minister in year-end dampener

    It had all been going so well for Uruguay’s president, José “Pepe” Mujica. The passing of a groundbreaking law this month...

  16. December 2, 2013

    Bronx train reveals speeds of 82mph in 30mph area before crash

    US crash investigators on Monday shone the spotlight on the actions of the driver of the train that crashed in The Bronx on...

  17. December 1, 2013

    Rail operator’s record in the spotlight

    As investigators search for the reasons why a commuter train skidded off the tracks in New York on Sunday morning, they will...

  18. November 24, 2013

    Bombardier bullish about C-series orders despite poor take-up

    Bombardier’s ambitious plan to break the duopoly of Airbus and Boeing in the market for large jets will succeed despite the...

  19. October 25, 2013

    Smaller jets approach end of turbulence

    Sales of large-cabin, long-range business aircraft continue to outpace those of their smaller cousins, according to the...

  20. October 22, 2013

    Technology: Engine innovations power fuel efficiency

    When Canada’s Bombardier finally staged the maiden flight of its C Series commercial jet on September 16, few of the...

  21. September 23, 2013

    Questions over BlackBerry jet purchase

    BlackBerry executives spent several million dollars to buy a private jet for the company earlier this year, just months...

  22. September 19, 2013

    Pratt and Rolls abandon plan for aircraft engine partnership

    Two of the biggest forces in commercial aircraft engines will have to continue to work independently after regulatory...

  23. September 19, 2013

    London City Airport seeks taxi lane boost

    London City airport on Thursday outlined plans to double its passengers over the next decade, by constructing facilities...

  24. September 18, 2013

    Abertis takes the high road to Brazil

    When Abertis, the world’s biggest toll road operator, held an international investor meeting in Rio de Janeiro last week,...

  25. September 17, 2013

    Porvair shares rise after earnings upgrade

    Shares in Porvair continued their upward trajectory after the maker of coolant and fuel filters for commercial aircraft...

  26. September 16, 2013

    Maiden flight key step for Bombardier

    Canada’s Bombardier on Monday took a key step forward in its ambitious plan to challenge the duopoly of Boeing and Airbus in...

  27. September 9, 2013

    Leaders seek to end Brazilians’ love affair with the car

    For the past two years, a strange process has been unfolding in the eastern suburbs of São Paulo. At quiet times of night,...

  28. FT Alphaville

    July 16, 2013

    The 6am Cut London

    Asian stocks rose for the first time in three days as Citigroup’s earnings yesterday raised expectations ahead of another 76...

  29. July 16, 2013

    Brazil casts net over transport groups in cartel probe

    Siemens, France’s Alstom and other global engineering companies have been drawn into an investigation by Brazilian...

  30. July 12, 2013

    Moya Greene, Royal Mail’s modernising chief

    There have been many forceful characters in the 500-year history of the Royal Mail, the British institution that taught the...

  31. July 7, 2013

    Airbus wary of triggering a price war with Boeing

    Airbus is seeking to reduce the risk of a protracted price war with Boeing by openly declaring it will not attempt to...

  32. July 5, 2013

    Siemens pulls out of UK Crossrail battle

    Siemens has pulled out of the bidding for a £1bn Crossrail contract, boosting the hopes of Bombardier, the owner of the UK’s...

  33. June 27, 2013

    Bombardier: CSeries delay

    It’s a bird! It’s Superman! But what you’re definitely not seeing in the sky is the new CSeries jet from Bombardier. On...

  34. June 20, 2013

    Airbus victory in orders dogfight with Boeing

    Airbus on Thursday emerged as the narrow victor over Boeing at the 50th Paris air show by unveiling deals valued at $68.7bn...

  35. June 17, 2013

    Siemens and Alstom welcome change to open high-speed rail in US

    Two of the world’s biggest passenger train manufacturers and the US’s rail passenger group have both welcomed a rule change...

  36. June 17, 2013

    Aircraft makers plan bright future ahead of Paris air show

    At the Paris air show this week, the focus of the civil airliner world will be on the transatlantic fight between confident,...

  37. June 16, 2013

    Bombardier: CSeries pitches for slice of narrow-body jet market

    The moment when a Bombardier CSeries jet taxis out on to the runway for its first flight is unlikely to be widely televised...

  38. May 27, 2013

    Russia: Partnerships make tracks to reform

    When Vladimir Putin recently toured the Hanover industrial fair with Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, he stopped off...

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