* TIM says 2018 Italian core earnings down by mid-single
MILAN Telecom Italia has called a shareholder meeting for March 29 to vote on top investor Vivendi's request to replace five board members, setting the stage for a new showdown between the French media giant and U.S. activist fund Elliott.
MILAN Fiat Chrysler (FCA) could review its 5 billion euro (4.5 billion pounds) Italian investment plan, which includes a shift to cleaner engines, if Rome raises taxes on petrol and diesel cars.
TURIN, Italy Fiat Chrysler plans to spend more than 5 billion euros ($5.7 billion) on new models and engines in Italy over the next three years to try to make better use of factories and boost jobs and margins.
MILAN Fiat Chrysler (FCA) is expected to commit to producing a raft of new models in Italy, including Jeeps and an Alfa Romeo SUV, union sources said, as the carmaker strives to fill underutilised plants and lift profit margins in Europe.
MILAN Barely a year into the job as the boss of Italy's biggest telecoms company, Amos Genish had just finished celebrating a joint venture with electronics group Samsung at a dinner in South Korea when a WhatsApp message arrived sealing his fate.
ROME/MILAN Telecom Italia (TIM) appointed Luigi Gubitosi as chief executive on Sunday, in a move seen as portending a more aggressive shake-up at the phone group and prompting his predecessor to call for a shareholder vote on the strategy turn.
MILAN Italy is preparing legislation that could lead to a merger of Telecom Italia's network with smaller rival Open Fiber, an issue that is causing friction between the company's CEO and some board directors, sources close to the matter said on Sunday.