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.» Read More
Boeing advised airlines about a risk of engine icing problems on its new 747-8 and 787 Dreamliner planes with engines made by General Electric.
*1,775 job cuts to hit Portsmouth, Filton and Scotland. LONDON, Nov 6- Defence contractor BAE Systems plans to lay off 1,775 ship workers across the UK as the biggest warships Britain has ever built near completion with no similar-sized orders on the horizon.
BAE Systems said it would start a consultation process to lay off 1,775 ship workers across the UK.
BERLIN, Nov 5- BMW, the world's biggest luxury carmaker, said investment in technology and new models such as the i3 electric car would hold back fourth-quarter earnings, after it reported a bigger than expected drop in third-quarter profit.
BERLIN, Nov 5- German luxury carmaker BMW said third-quarter operating profit at its key automotive division fell more than expected due to the cost of new technology and price discounts in core European markets.
The top-end car maker, a unit of Germany's BMW AG, still sees untapped potential in China- its No. 2 market after the United States- but hot spots in Asia include Japan, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam, Mueller-Oetvoes said.
FRANKFURT, Sept 18- Deutsche Lufthansa signalled a major aircraft order to drive down fuel costs on long routes, saying its board had backed modernization plans that industry watchers expect to benefit both Airbus and Boeing Co..
The U.S. is becoming one of the lowest-cost countries for manufacturing in the developed world, indicating a renaissance of the goods-producing sector.
European shares closed down on Friday, ending the week with a slight loss, after a choppy trading session which saw Rolls Royce and Daimler drag European bourses lower following analyst downgrades.
European shares closed lower on Thursday with investor confidence curbed by a mixed bag of earnings from major companies and concerns about slowing growth in China.
European shares closed narrowly higher on Friday, having pared gains when mixed economic reports from the U.S. did little to soothe concerns about an imminent end to the Federal Reserve's bond buying program.
British carmakers Rolls-Royce and Bentley will unveil new vehicles at the Geneva Motor Show next week, joining battle in the fast-growing luxury end of the market on behalf of their German owners.
British Prime Minister David Cameron arrives in India on Monday to try to win new investment in the face of fierce global competition.
In London, surprisingly robust sales of Lamborghinis and Ferraris depend on mass-market techniques as the super-rich spend less freely.
Lockheed Martin Corp's new F-35 fighter jet has completed over a third of its planned flight tests, but it is still facing problems with the helmet needed to fly the plane, software development and weapons integration, according to a report by the Pentagon's chief weapons tester.
European shares closed higher on Monday, but Italian shares closed firmly in the red after political uncertainty surfaced, with Prime Minister Mario Monti announcing he will step down before his term ends.
European shares ended flat Friday following a pair of mixed economic reports from the U.S., while Germany's lowered growth outlook put a damper on gains.
European shares finished in positive territory Thursday as the ECB and the Bank of England kept interest rates unchanged.
Aerospace and defense group Rolls-Royce said it was in talks with Britain's Serious Fraud Office over potential corruption involving its intermediaries overseas.
Nov 1- United Airlines is mulling upgrading some of its Airbus A350 orders to the largest member of the European aircraft family in a possible setback for Boeing Co's 777 mini-jumbo, industry sources said.