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
Europe's emission limits, small cars far from global mainstream: is this why GM sold Opel? Before the sale to PSA, Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann had discussed future plans to convert the brand's entire lineup ... It's possible the automaker literally wanted to cut its losses by cutting ties to its money-losing European division, and focus on ... 03/22/2017 - 9:00 pm | View Link
GM pulls out of Europe as profits elude PSA executives say the company has no plans to cut existing jobs, but it plans to invest in research and development. GM will still be responsible for existing pension obligations for Opel's staff which is estimated at approximately 3 billion euros. 03/20/2017 - 9:31 pm | View Link
Peugeot May Have Bitten Off More Than It Can Chew With Takeover Of GM's Opel Vauxhall Hamburg, Germany based Berenberg Bank doesn’t like the cut of the deal’s jib either ... that Peugeot and Citroen couldn’t. As for the plans in the U.S., I don’t buy the argument that Opel could have had a great market in the U.S. if only GM ... 03/17/2017 - 7:55 am | View Link
GM to replace Buick Regal sedan with new wagon The new Regal models are expected to be a rebadged version of Opel’s Insignia Grand Sport hatchback and Insignia Sports Tourer wagon. The decision to cut the Regal sedan is ... General Motors recently hinted at plans to develop a hatchback when it ... 03/15/2017 - 8:10 am | View Link
GM Plans To Continue Downsizing Following Opel Sale General Motors wiped the loss-making Opel ... GM’s plans to reduce investments in North America in an effort to focus on three different, but key, areas. Those include the Cadillac brand, the Chinese market and SUVs and pickups. GM could cut some of ... 03/13/2017 - 9:00 pm | View Link
GM is Looking to Cut More than Just Opel General Motors recently sold off its Opel brand to PSA Group, and it sounds like the American automaker could be gearing up to sell off more. It seems that GM has ... 03/13/2017 - 11:25 am | View Website
GM plans to restructure Opel with 8,300 job cuts, factories, vox pops GM plans to restructure Opel with ... General Motors (GM) Company''s Opel unit on Tuesday formally presented a ... the company will cut 1,799 ... 07/23/2015 - 7:55 pm | View Website
Anger in Berlin over GM plans to sell Opel to Peugeot Anger in Berlin over GM plans to sell Opel to ... The anger in Berlin came as the General Motors chief executive Mary Barra flew ... Please don't cut articles from FT ... 02/16/2015 - 8:56 pm | View Website
GM Opel Plans More Job Cuts General Motors Company’s (GM) European arm, Opel, has reported more bad news. The ill-fated unit now plans to cut its administrative workforce by 30% or ... 09/13/2012 - 4:26 pm | View Website
GM Opel Plans More Job Cuts General Motors Company 's ( GM ) European arm, Opel, has reported more bad news. The ill-fated unit now plans to cut its administrative workforce by. 09/13/2012 - 1:31 am | View Website
For as long as man has looked up at the heavens, he’s pondered one question: Are we alone in the universe?
While the answer remains unclear, there’s a tonne of research being conducted to determine just what life-sustaining planets beyond Earth might exist — and what they might look like.
There’s no shortage of imaginative renderings and fiction about what such worlds may entail, as well.
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Amazon has officially announced its acquisition of Souq.com, marking another step in the ecommerce giant's pursuit of world domination.
Souq.com, which at one time was valued at $1 billion, emerged as the go-to online shopping destination in the Middle East, quickly drawing comparisons to Amazon. Founded in Dubai, UAE, Souq reportedly sold to Amazon for $650 million.
Amazon had competition.
Miss Serial? Or just the year 2014? (Who doesn't?)
Then get excited, because all the episodes of S-Town, the podcast that promises to be the next Serial, dropped today.
The podcast, from the producers of Serial and This American Life, follows a mystery in an Alabama town where the son of a wealthy family has been bragging that he got away with murder.
The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local):
Stocks are off to a mixed start on Wall Street, while energy companies rose along with the price of crude oil.
Newfield Exploration rose 1.3 percent in the first few minutes of trading Tuesday.
Industrial companies were lower.