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Fiat Chrysler to pay $800m settlement in emissions cheating case

The settlement does not resolve an ongoing criminal investigation into Fiat Chrysler's conduct

Ford Europe to slash thousands of jobs in turnaround plan

Ford Europe, which employs 53,000 people, reported a €245m loss before interest and taxes in the third quarter

Renault board meets as fraud accused CEO Carlos Ghosn remains in jail

The CEO has been detained for seven weeks in Tokyo after his arrest on charges of underreporting his salary for years

Does Remgro have a taste for RCL Foods?

Share purchase to increase its interest in RCL could be preparation of a bid for the food producer

Good luck trading once we leave JSE, Howden tells minorities

The industrial holding company intends to proceed with its JSE exit despite 16% of minority shareholders refusing its R44 per share offer

Aveng appoints Sean Flanagan as its new CEO

After a trying year which saw the company's share price lose more than 97% of its value, Aveng has appointed construction industry veteran Sean Flanagan as ...

Transnet’s profits fall sharply on economic derailing

Profits plummet 15% to R2.84bn compared to the same period a year ago

Truck maker Volvo sells 75% of connected car unit to VW

The deal will allow Volvo to focus on commercial vehicles, its core business since it sold Volvo Cars in 1999

Investment firm buys stake in motor giant Adient’s local business

Black-owned P Pather Capital hopes to conclude more deals with other original equipment manufacturers

No joy for construction firms in 2018

Sparks of hope among financially distressed listed construction firms are few and far in between

Nissan fails to agree Ghosn replacement as tensions with Renault grow

CEO Hiroto Saikawa says the committee advising the board on a replacement for former chairman Carlos Ghosn needs more time

Group Five mulls interest in its assets

Group Five is considering expression of interest for unspecific assets in order to stay afloat

Group Five’s share price doubles on hopes of acquisition

A number of parties have expressed interest in buying parts of the JSE’s worst performer in 2018

Incoming board member Martina Merz tipped to chair Thyssenkrupp

Merz would become chair at a pivotal time for the German industrial conglomerate, which in September announced a move to split in two

Germany secures access to vast lithium deposits in Bolivia

Joint venture between state company YLB and ACI Systems will produce up to 40,000 tons of lithium hydroxide a year from 2022

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