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German SPD leader quits in blow to Merkel's loveless coalition

03 Jun 2019

BERLIN/FRANKFURT Andrea Nahles said on Sunday she would resign as leader of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD), raising new doubts about the durability of Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition with the centre-left party. | Video

FCA, Renault face tall odds delivering on cost-cutting promises in merger

30 May 2019

FRANKFURT/DETROIT Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and Renault SA promise huge savings from a mega-merger, but such combinations face tall odds because of the industry’s long product cycles and problems translating deal blueprints into real world success, industry veterans told Reuters.

RPT-INSIGHT-Turmoil at Thyssenkrupp marks battle for Germany's economic identity

20 May 2019

By Christoph Steitz, Tom Käckenhoff, Edward Taylor and Arno Schuetze

Turmoil at Thyssenkrupp marks battle for Germany's economic identity

17 May 2019

By Christoph Steitz, Tom Käckenhoff, Edward Taylor and Arno Schuetze

RPT-EXCLUSIVE-China's BAIC seeks to buy 5 percent Daimler stake -sources

11 May 2019

BEIJING/FRANKFURT, May 10 China's BAIC Group is seeking to buy a stake of up to 5 percent in Daimler as a way to secure its investment in Chinese Mercedes-Benz manufacturing company Beijing Benz Automotive, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Exclusive: China's BAIC seeks to buy 5 percent Daimler stake - sources

11 May 2019

BEIJING/FRANKFURT China's BAIC Group is seeking to buy a stake of up to 5 percent in Daimler as a way to secure its investment in Chinese Mercedes-Benz manufacturing company Beijing Benz Automotive, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Ailing Thyssenkrupp drops split plan in favour of elevators float

10 May 2019

FRANKFURT Germany's Thyssenkrupp will embark on a fresh restructuring and list elevators, its most successful business, after regulatory opposition sunk plans to hive off its steel division, unravelling its previous break-up proposal.

Thyssen-Chef steuert um und baut 6000 Jobs ab - "Keine Tabus"

10 May 2019

Düsseldorf/Frankfurt Rolle rückwärts bei Thyssenkrupp: Der unter Druck geratene Vorstandschef Guido Kerkhoff legte am Freitag das seit Jahren verfolgte Stahl-Joint-Venture mit Tata Steel ebenso zu den Akten wie die von ihm erst im Herbst vorgeschlagene Konzernaufspaltung.

Daimler-Chef Zetsche sieht große Herausforderungen für Nachfolger

09 May 2019

Oslo Der im Mai scheidende Daimler-Chef Dieter Zetsche sieht schwere Aufgaben auf seinen Nachfolger Ola Källenius zukommen.

Daimler CEO says successor will have tough job

08 May 2019

OSLO Daimler's next chief executive will have a tough job to restore margins at Mercedes-Benz, current boss Dieter Zetsche told Reuters on Wednesday, as Mercedes-Benz launched a new luxury electric car to rival Tesla.

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