Ford shareholders reject stock proposal Ford Motor Co. shareholders are again rejecting a proposal to dilute the Ford family's control over the company. At its annual meeting in Wilmington, Del., Thursday, Ford said 67 percent of shareholders voted against the proposal to make each Ford share worth one vote. More
In Germany, a U.S. beer invasion Almost 65 years after Allied planes flew Western supplies into blockaded Berlin, a new American import is arriving by air: craft beer. The beer is being flown in as part of a new surge of German interest in American brewing, upending a centuries-old relationship in which German beer defined the golden standard for brewing and Americans emulated it. More
Cyprus parliament approves bailout Cyprus' lawmakers approved on Tuesday a multi-billion bailout agreement with international creditors aimed at preventing the crisis-hit country from going bankrupt. More
Baby food shortage in Europe due to China demand Yong-Hee Kim still can't believe that in a prosperous country like Germany, powdered baby formula would ever be rationed and that she would have to scour shops in the German capital to find the right brand for her 13-month-old son. More
Holden has plenty of imports to consider - Car Point ... in 2009 European subsidiary Opel ... come here briefly in 2012/13 GM has ... Whichever way you cut it, there ... seems likely Holden ... 12/12/2013 - 3:47 pm | View Link
GM to focus on Europe with new models - Daily News South Africa ... of 2015 to concentrate on Opel and ... platforms on which GM builds vehicles around the world as a way to cut ... have been silent lately on ... 12/12/2013 - 7:02 am | View Link
Analysis: With heavy lifting done, GM's focus turns to cars, fixing ... - GlobalPost ... way to cut costs, analysts said. "GM ... GM's European Opel brand has in the past suffered from having to adapt ... have been mum lately on ... 12/11/2013 - 7:23 am | View Link
Analysis: With heavy lifting done, GM's focus turns to cars ... - Reuters UK ... way to cut costs, analysts said. "GM ... GM's European Opel brand has in the past suffered from having to adapt ... have been mum lately on ... 12/11/2013 - 6:40 am | View Link
With heavy lifting done, GM's focus turns to cars, fixing Europe - Yahoo! Finance ... way to cut costs, analysts said. "GM ... GM's European Opel brand has in the past suffered from having to adapt ... have been mum lately on ... 12/11/2013 - 4:17 am | View Link
GM Opel Plans More Job Cuts The downsizing will be a part of GM’s 10-year plan “Drive Opel 2022” that includes reduction in personnel costs. In July, the national newspaper also revealed that Stephen Girsky, the President of GM Europe, plans to cut the jobs of 2,400 ... 09/13/2012 - 9:31 am | View Link
GM's Opel may cut 30 percent of jobs in Germany: report "It is not true that Opel plans such job cuts in Germany ... In a separate statement Opel said: "The claim that Opel wants to cut one in every three jobs in Germany is untrue. It is irresponsible to our customers, our dealers and our ... 08/25/2012 - 1:35 am | View Link
GM Falls After Opel Reports Plan to Cut Work Days General Motor Co. (GM) shares slid yesterday after saying it plans to reduce work at two Opel sites in Germany starting in September as the automaker seeks ways to stem losses in the region. Opel agreed with unions to cut 20 days out of its ... 08/23/2012 - 1:44 pm | View Link
Opel Denies Plans To Cut 30% Of Workforce Opel has denied a report alleging that it is planning to cut approximately one third of its work force in Germany. A report by the Bild newspaper published Saturday cited a source who had requested to remain anonymous stating that GM has given Opel an ... 08/4/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
GM plans 8,300 job cuts in Europe at Opel -sources Opel's senior labour leader last week said that GM wanted to cut 8,684 jobs in total. [ID:nGEE5AO2EQ]. (Reporting by Gernot Heller and Angelika Gruber) ((firstname.lastname@example.org; Reuters Messaging: christiaan.hetzner.reuters.com@ ... 12/2/2009 - 4:47 am | View Link
The slow rollout of the federal health insurance marketplace may be deepening differences in health coverage, with residents in some states gaining insurance at a far greater rate than others.
New figures show that more people are picking private insurance plans or being routed to Medicaid programs in states with Democratic leaders who have embraced the health law overhaul than in states where Republican officials have rejected the legislation.
State prosecutors are asking the Food and Drug Administration to reconsider its approval of a powerful new painkiller called Zohydro, saying that the narcotic pill could add to the national epidemic of prescription drug abuse.
Deloitte Consulting was fined $1.5 million this week by Florida labor officials after numerous problems in a new unemployment benefits system it created for the state, similar to the one Deloitte unveiled this summer in Massachusetts.