About Alex Daniel

City A.M’s transport and industry correspondent. You can follow me on @alexmdaniel

2019 Articles

General Election 2019: The rail industry's Christmas wishlist
General Election 2019: The rail industry's Christmas wishlist
The rail industry is on the verge of the most precipitous change since John Major took it private 28 years [...]
December 10, 2019
Tullow Oil share price plummets 70 per cent as chief executive quits
Tullow Oil share price plummets 70 per cent as chief executive quits
Shares in Tullow Oil collapsed today after its chief executive resigned, wiping over £1.2bn off the firm’s market value as [...]
December 9, 2019
Jaguar Land Rover sales fall despite hopes for Chinese recovery
Jaguar Land Rover sales fall despite hopes for Chinese recovery
Jaguar Land Rover sales fell last month, despite the car maker seeing “green shoots” of a recovery in the all-important [...]
December 9, 2019
Aerospace engineer Senior mulls selling aerostructures division
Aerospace engineer Senior mulls selling aerostructures division
Senior, an engineering supplier to the likes of Boeing and Daimler, has admitted it is thinking about selling off its [...]
December 9, 2019
Lender Amigo's CEO and chairman quit as founder gets back on the board
Lender Amigo's CEO and chairman quit as founder gets back on the board
The chief executive of high interest rate lender Amigo, Hamish Paton, has resigned this morning after less than five months [...]
December 9, 2019
Watch Tesla boss Elon Musk take his Cybertruck out for a spin
Watch Tesla boss Elon Musk take his Cybertruck out for a spin
Outspoken Tesla boss Elon Musk has yet again used his celebrity status to promote his latest product, taking the controversial [...]
December 9, 2019
Global oil prices fall as Chinese exports shink again in November
Global oil prices fall as Chinese exports shink again in November
Oil prices fell this morning, after China’s exports of goods and services shrank for the fourth month in a row. [...]
December 9, 2019
Packaging giant DS Smith cites 'difficult' conditions as e-commerce boom loses momentum
Packaging giant DS Smith cites 'difficult' conditions as e-commerce boom loses momentum
Packaging giant DS Smith has suffered from weak paper prices and worse-than-expected volumes over the last six months, amid “difficult” [...]
December 5, 2019
Transport to Europe crippled as French national strikes take hold
Transport to Europe crippled as French national strikes take hold
Travellers trying to get the Eurostar to the continent have been thwarted today, after 78 trains linking London to Paris, [...]
December 5, 2019
South African Airways placed into bankruptcy protection to avoid 'uncontrolled implosion'
South African Airways placed into bankruptcy protection to avoid 'uncontrolled implosion'
South Africa’s state-owned airline has been placed into bankruptcy protection, as the nation tries to stop it falling into liquidation. [...]
December 5, 2019
Aston Martin shares jump as billionaire Lawrence Stroll 'prepares to make offer'
Aston Martin shares jump as billionaire Lawrence Stroll 'prepares to make offer'
Aston Martin shares have been given a much-needed boost this morning, after reports surfaced that billionaire Lawrence Stroll is gearing [...]
December 5, 2019
Electric cars take record UK market share as battery-powered vehicle sales surge 228 per cent
Electric cars take record UK market share as battery-powered vehicle sales surge 228 per cent
Britain’s drivers bought more electric vehicles last month than ever before, as demand for fully electric battery cars surged more [...]
December 5, 2019
Sajid Javid Brexit without trade deal 'unlikely' as he blames Labour for UK homelessness
Sajid Javid Brexit without trade deal 'unlikely' as he blames Labour for UK homelessness
Chancellor Sajid Javid has insisted Britain is unlikely to leave the EU without a trade deal in place at the [...]
December 5, 2019
Construction disputes rise as Carillion fallout continues to hurt industry
Construction disputes rise as Carillion fallout continues to hurt industry
The number of construction disputes in the High Court has increased in the last year, as contractors struggle with tougher [...]
December 5, 2019