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  • Rolls-Royce names Marion Blakey as North America CEO Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 1:47 PM ET

    Feb 24- Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc named Marion Blakey as chief executive of its North America business to replace James Guyette, who will retire in May. Blakey is the CEO of the Aerospace Industries Association trade group. She has also been the administrator of the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration.

  • Lockheed says technology investments cut cost of F-35 jets Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 12:00 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Feb 18- Lockheed Martin Corp said a series of manufacturing changes and technology investments were already driving down the cost of the F-35 fighter jet, and the savings were set to triple in the ninth batch of jets to be produced. Under the initiative, Lockheed and its key suppliers, Northrop Grumman Corp and Britain's BAE Systems agreed to invest...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 5- The Pentagon's plans to fund 50 percent more F-35 fighter jets in fiscal 2016 will help drive down the price of the new plane and its engine, a top official at engine maker Pratt& Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp, said on Thursday. The Pentagon plans to spend nearly $400 billion to develop and build 2,457 of the radar-evading warplanes...

  • Dec 10- The change atop United Technologies Corp has set off speculation the U.S. conglomerate may eventually shake up its diverse industrial businesses, including possibly divesting its Sikorsky helicopter unit. Shares of United Technologies have climbed 4 percent since the company announced on Nov. 24 that Chief Financial Officer Greg Hayes replaced...

  • CHONGQING, China, Nov 7- Paint inspired by the skin of a tuna fish and automated drone ships that don't need crews: such ideas could revolutionise the next generation of ocean vessels as the shipping sector looks to cut costs and tackle pollution. Faced with new environmental rules and the need to cap operating costs as profits slide, shippers are renewing their...

  • Rolls-Royce to cut 2,600 staff, appoints new CFO Tuesday, 4 Nov 2014 | 9:42 AM ET

    British engineer Rolls-Royce said it would cut 2,600 jobs over the next 18 months, in a battle to reduce costs almost three weeks after a major profit warning.

  • Europe shares saw strong gains on Friday, ending the day firmly in positive territory, with investors searching for bargains after heavy selling.

  • Rolls-Royce: Russia sanctions to hit 2015 profit Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 3:32 AM ET

    Rolls-Royce warned that it would not return to growth next year, as economic conditions have deteriorated.

  • Robot bartender—hard drinks from hardware Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 9:53 AM ET
    Makr Shakr

    Royal Caribbean is introducing a robot bartender, but the experience just isn't the same, says Issac from 'The Love Boat.' NBC News reports.

  • Chinese tycoon orders 30 Rolls Royces Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 3:54 PM ET
    One of the Bespoke Extended Wheelbase Phantoms as ordered by Stephen Hung.

    Stephen Hung, a luxury hotel entrepreneur, ordered 30 Rolls-Royces—the largest single order ever of Rolls-Royces, according to the company.

  • Playing hard to get: Luxury carmakers go exclusive Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 11:23 AM ET
    Rolls Royce Phantom

    The rich are buying expensive cars at a record pace, and one manufacturer has limited production to maintain exclusivity. NBC News reports.

  • Rolls Royce gears up for entry into Cambodia Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 10:36 PM ET

    British luxury auto maker Rolls Royce has set its sights on one of Asia's poorest but fastest growing nations: Cambodia.

  • Europe markets finish slightly up; Rolls Royce gains Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European markets finished slightly up on Friday afternoon, after wobbling around the flat line throughout the day.

  • Europe shares close higher on dovish Fed Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 11:47 AM ET

    European shares closed higher as investor sentiment received a boost from the Federal Reserve who said the U.S. economy is rebounding.

  • $16B Airbus cancellation good for Boeing: Moody's Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 8:58 AM ET
    Airbus A350

    Ratings agency Moody's said Emirates' cancellation of an order for 70 A350 planes from Airbus was "credit negative" for the European planemaker.

  • Hunting for M&A hot spots? Look here, pro says Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 2:05 PM ET
    Dinan's next M&A hot spot

    For the next great investment ideas, look to the M&A space, York Capital Management CEO Jamie Dinan says.

  • GE trumpets jet venture to bolster Alstom bid Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 5:49 AM ET
    Jeff Immelt, chairman and chief executive officer of General Electric Co.

    General Electric hopes that three letters - CFM - will convince French leaders to back its offer to rescue Alstom.

  • Europe shares close lower as China data weighs Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 1:33 PM ET

    European shares closed lower lower on Monday with basic resources stocks weighing heavily on bourses after weak data from China.

  • Automakers dismiss US weather fears, talk up Europe Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 10:06 AM ET
    A car is prepared ahead of the opening day of the 84th International Motor Show

    Car manufacturers at Europe's premier car show were confident the recent uptick in sales in Western Europe would continue, and attributed weak U.S. sales to the severe weather.

  • Lovers with deep pockets: This for your valentine? Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 11:11 PM ET
    Ty Warner Suite at the Four Seasons Hotel in New York

    If you're considering a night at one of the world's most exclusive hotel suites with your Valentine, but be prepared to fork out a full year's salary.