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    1. July 16, 2015

      Magna International snaps up Getrag for €1.75bn

      Canadian auto supplier Magna International has acquired its privately held German peer Getrag for €1.75bn, as car parts...

    2. February 27, 2015

      When is a company too big to manage?

      “Can I know what every one of 257,000 people is doing? Clearly I can’t.” When HSBC’s chief executive Stuart Gulliver...

    1. May 19, 2013

      Modular is way forward for suppliers

      Modular production is an opportunity for the suppliers that are able to achieve the scale required to serve global car...

    2. September 23, 2012

      Stronach sets up Austrian political party

      At the age of 80, most people are thinking about slowing down. Frank Stronach is thinking about starting a political...

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      September 3, 2012

      Magna said to revive FSO car plant

      Canada’s Magna International may be about to invest up to 1bn zlotys ($300m) in reviving a shuttered FSO auto plant in...

    4. January 11, 2012

      Carmakers must merge, says Fiat chief

      Consolidation among European carmakers is unavoidable as they battle with chronic overcapacity and mounting financial...

    5. November 20, 2011

      Delphi says acquisitions ‘on our radar’

      Delphi Automotive, the US car parts maker that went public last week after a long post-bankruptcy restructuring, is...

    6. May 8, 2011

      Car parts suppliers on track to deliver M&A fillip

      The car parts industry is set for a pick-up in deal activity, say bankers, as the car market’s recovery prompts...

    7. February 20, 2011

      Gaz on the cusp of Volkswagen deal

      Siegfried Wolf, head of the holding company that owns Gaz, wants it to be ‘the most successful contract manufacturer in...

    8. October 19, 2010

      VW and Gaz in contract manufacturing talks

      Volkswagen is in advanced talks with Gaz, the Russian carmaker owned by the tycoon Oleg Deripaska, to assemble vehicles...

    9. September 13, 2010

      Wolf joins Deripaska in Russian move

      Siegfried Wolf, joint chief executive of Magna International is leaving the Canadian car parts supplier to become...

    10. August 26, 2010

      China’s SAIC shows interest in GM float

      There are concerns that GM could shift from being a North American-centred company to being Asian-centred Last week Hu...

    11. August 6, 2010

      Magna bounces back with sparkling earnings

      Magna International reported a sharp turnround in second-quarter earnings on Friday, joining a growing list of...

    12. July 23, 2010

      Magna investors approve share plan

      Magna International shareholders overwhelmingly approved on Friday a controversial plan to dismantle the Ontario-based...

    13. July 22, 2010

      Magna investors set to debate shares reform

      A classic choice between honour and expediency faces shareholders of Magna International as they gather at a suburban...

    14. July 19, 2010

      Cash-return hopes lift HSBC while BP drags Footsie down

      Hopes of a cash return helped HSBC edge higher in a subdued London market.UBS analysts forecast HSBC to generate a...

    15. June 26, 2010

      Magna vote restructuring blocked

      Canada's main securities regulator has blocked a plan by Magna International to dismantle its multiple-vote share...

    16. June 25, 2010

      Magna vote on restructuring blocked

      Canada’s main securities regulator has blocked a contentious plan by Magna International to dismantle its multiple-vote...

    17. June 17, 2010

      Regulator looks at blocking Magna capital restructuring

      Canada's main securities regulator has signalled that it may block Magna International's controversial plan to...

    18. June 16, 2010

      Regulator might block Magna restructuring

      Canada’s main securities regulator has signalled that it may block Magna International’s controversial plan to...

    19. June 4, 2010

      Canadian pension fund attacks Magna share restructuring plan

      Canada's biggest pension fund yesterday launched a surprise attack against plans by Magna International to scrap a...

    20. June 3, 2010

      Fund attacks Magna share restructuring plan

      Canada’s biggest pension fund on Thursday launched an attack against plans by Magna International to scrap a...

    21. May 7, 2010

      Magna's share structure to end

      Frank Stronach, the founder and controlling shareholder of Magna International, gave in to pressure from corporate...

    22. May 7, 2010

      Carmakers test pay-as-you-go plans

      Carmakers, faced with a new generation of consumers weaned on mobile phones and cooling towards car ownership, are...

    23. May 7, 2010

      Magna’s share structure to end

      Frank Stronach, the founder and controlling shareholder of Magna International, gave in to pressure from corporate...

    24. February 16, 2010

      Ex-GM Europe chief to head Tata

      Tata Motors has named Carl-Peter Forster, the former head of General Motors' European operations, as its chief...

    25. February 15, 2010

      Ex-Opel head Forster to run Tata Motors

      Tata Motors has named Carl-Peter Forster, the former head of General Motors’ European operations, as its chief...

    26. December 5, 2009

      GM’s European boss to head up Opel and Vauxhall

      General Motors’ newly named head of European operations said on Saturday that he will also become chief executive of...

    27. November 26, 2009

      Germany to bear brunt of Opel cuts

      General Motors said on Wednesday that Germany would suffer 50 to 60 per cent of the job cuts it was planning at its...

    28. November 26, 2009

      Germany to bear brunt of Opel cuts

      General Motors said yesterday that Germany would suffer 50 to 60 per cent of the job cuts it was planning at its...

    29. November 25, 2009

      Germany to bear brunt of Opel job cuts

      General Motors said on Wednesday Germany would suffer 50 to 60 per cent of the job cuts it was planning at its European...

    30. November 25, 2009

      GM makes pledge on German Opel sites

      General Motors yesterday gave assurances over the future of two of the four German Opel plants, as the carmaker paid...

    31. November 24, 2009

      GM makes pledge on German Opel sites

      General Motors on Tuesday gave assurances over the future of two of the four German Opel plants, as the carmaker paid...

    32. November 18, 2009

      Mandelson backs GM's Vauxhall plan

      Lord Mandelson has said Britain is prepared to underwrite General Motors' restructuring plan for its European...

    33. November 17, 2009

      GM to slash capacity by 20% in Europe

      General Motors said it planned to cut capacity by 20 to 25 per cent and headcount by 9,000 to 10,000 at its European...

    34. November 16, 2009

      German taxpayers should not bear Opel burden

      When General Motors reversed its decision to sell off Opel/Vauxhall to Canada’s Magna, the US carmaker caused...

    35. November 10, 2009

      GM chief promises cash for new-look Opel

      General Motors on Tuesday promised a more independent Opel and vowed to support its European unit with fresh money as...

    36. November 10, 2009

      How do you pull off a U-turn?

      THE PROBLEM General Motors surprised the business world by deciding not to sell its Opel and Vauxhall subsidiaries to...

    37. November 9, 2009

      Departing GM Europe head talks to Tata

      Carl-Peter Forster, the departing head of General Motors in Europe, is in talks with Tata Motors over a senior...

    38. November 8, 2009

      Departing GM Europe head talks to Tata

      Carl-Peter Forster, the departing head of General Motors in Europe, is in talks with Tata Motors over a senior position...

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