Industrials

2019 Articles

Outsourcers tell Gove no-deal Brexit
Outsourcers tell Gove no-deal Brexit
Whitehall has come under pressure from some of its most prominent public service providers for slow decision-making, as time and [...]
October 10, 2019
Renault board 'to discuss chief executive's future' tomorrow
Renault board 'to discuss chief executive's future' tomorrow
Renault chief executive Thierry Bollore is said to have avoided the matter of his potential exit from the firm in [...]
October 10, 2019
No-deal Brexit tariffs would jeopardise our Europe business model, says Nissan
No-deal Brexit tariffs would jeopardise our Europe business model, says Nissan
Tariffs introduced in the wake of a no-deal Brexit would make Nissan’s business model in Europe unsustainable and put the [...]
October 10, 2019
National Grid: UK power supplies enough for Brexit winter
National Grid: UK power supplies enough for Brexit winter
Britain will have enough power and gas to see out the winter even with Brexit, but could need regular supplies [...]
October 10, 2019
Healthcare giant Philips issues profit warning on US-China trade tariffs
Healthcare giant Philips issues profit warning on US-China trade tariffs
Dutch healthcare-tech giant Philips has warned the trade war between the US and China will stop it hitting targets for [...]
October 10, 2019
Airbus 'warns employees on cash flow' in defence and space business
Airbus 'warns employees on cash flow' in defence and space business
Airbus’ second-most profitable division, its defence and space business, is said to have warned employees it faces serious challenges meeting [...]
October 9, 2019
Nissan appoints new boss to turn firm around after Ghosn scandal
Nissan appoints new boss to turn firm around after Ghosn scandal
Nissan has named the head of its Chinese operation, Makoto Uchida, as its new chief executive, as the firm tries [...]
October 8, 2019
High energy prices 'threaten British steelmaking industry'
High energy prices 'threaten British steelmaking industry'
Steel companies in the UK pay nearly twice as much for electricity than their counterparts on the continent, despite the [...]
October 8, 2019
German factory output bounces back
German factory output bounces back
German factory output rose unexpectedly in August, suggesting that the expected recession in Europe’s biggest economy in the third quarter [...]
October 8, 2019
Gloom thickens over Eurozone economy as German factory orders tumble
Gloom thickens over Eurozone economy as German factory orders tumble
German recession fears have been pushed up a notch after factory orders plunged by more than expected in August, continuing [...]
October 7, 2019
Chinese success propels Mercedes-Benz to record third-quarter sales
Chinese success propels Mercedes-Benz to record third-quarter sales
Mercedes-Benz enjoyed record sales in the third quarter, despite a slowdown in the global automotive market, as a strong showing [...]
October 7, 2019
SIG profit warning sends ripples through construction industry
SIG profit warning sends ripples through construction industry
Building materials firm SIG shares tumbled 15 per cent this morning as it warned profits would be “significantly lower” than [...]
October 7, 2019
Odey and Elliott 'among City titans to invest in hypersonic jet firm'
Odey and Elliott 'among City titans to invest in hypersonic jet firm'
City heavyweights including Crispin Odey are said to have thrown their financial might behind an Oxfordshire-based firm which hopes to [...]
October 6, 2019
Watchdog 'probes Whitehall' on unfinished Carillion hospitals
Watchdog 'probes Whitehall' on unfinished Carillion hospitals
Britain’s public spending watchdog is to launch in investigation into Whitehall’s attempts to rescue two major hospital projects which ground [...]
October 6, 2019