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Blue Origin Takes Hold of Decades-Old Space Company
Blue Origin Takes Hold of Decades-Old Space Company

26 Jan 2022, 12:44 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin makes the first notable corporate dealing of the modern space age, to take control of Honeybee Robotics

 
Oil Giant BP Buys U.S. Electric Vehicle Charging Provider AMPLY Power
Oil Giant BP Buys U.S. Electric Vehicle Charging Provider AMPLY Power

8 Dec 2021, 16:45 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / The oil giant BP announced it bought the U.S. electric vehicle charging provider Amply Power in a push to focus on cleaner energy

 
Mercedes-AMG C 63 Thinks It’s a Mustang, Crashes at Cali Car Meet While Drifting
Mercedes-AMG C 63 Thinks It’s a Mustang, Crashes at Cali Car Meet While Drifting

24 Jun 2021, 14:26 UTC · By: Cristian Gnaticov / This video has them all: guns, shirtless young men and lots of stupidity. Fortunately, no one was injured, bar the old Mercedes-AMG C 63

 
Porsche Wins Another Court Battle Regarding Its Failed Takeover of Volkswagen
Porsche Wins Another Court Battle Regarding Its Failed Takeover of Volkswagen

23 Dec 2016, 12:42 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Germany's Federal Court of Justice has dismissed a billion euro claim from Porsche regarding the Volkswagen takeover. An American company sued Porsche and lost

 
Long-Time Mercedes-Benz Tuner Carlsson Saved from Bankruptcy by South Korean Company
Long-Time Mercedes-Benz Tuner Carlsson Saved from Bankruptcy by South Korean Company

7 Dec 2015, 13:47 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / It seems people are starting to smell kitsch from afar and tuning companies renowned for going over the top such as Carlsson aren't doing that well anymore

 
Audi Completes Ducati Takeover Through Lamborghini
Audi Completes Ducati Takeover Through Lamborghini

20 Jul 2012, 13:03 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / BMW has been making motorbikes for a long time. They’ve established themselves with reliable and powerful police bikes, off-roaders and even some bikes for city use. However, a couple of year...

 
VW Rumored to Complete Porsche Takeover This Year
VW Rumored to Complete Porsche Takeover This Year

24 Jan 2012, 10:18 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / The history VW shares with Porsche is long, and we’re not talking about carmaking in the days of fascism. The two companies originally intended to merge together before Porsche attempted and f...

 
Tognum Calls Daimler Takeover Bid "Not Appropriate"
Tognum Calls Daimler Takeover Bid "Not Appropriate"

18 Apr 2011, 07:04 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / What was described as being the deal of the decade, the takeover offer made by the consortium made up of Daimler AG and Rolls Royce to German industrial concern Tognum was hit by an unforeseen respo...

 
Visteon Rejects Johnson Controls’ Offer
Visteon Rejects Johnson Controls’ Offer

3 Jun 2010, 07:15 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / After a couple of weeks ago bankrupt American supplier Visteon replied in a very energic manner to the buy proposal submitted by rival Johnson Controls, the supplier announced yesterday it has decid...

 
VW Giugiaro Takeover to Be Announced this Week
VW Giugiaro Takeover to Be Announced this Week

24 May 2010, 09:02 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / After late last week rumors pointing to a takeover of Italdesign Giugiaro, Italy’s largest design and engineering firm, by German group Volkswagen started surfacing, things got a bit more seri...

 
Volkswagen Plans Buying Italdesign Giugiaro
Volkswagen Plans Buying Italdesign Giugiaro

19 May 2010, 10:32 UTC · By: Dan Mihalascu / Volkswagen is planning to buy a controlling stake in Italdesign Giugiaro S.p.A., Italy’s largest design and engineering firm, according to two industry sources quoted by the Automotive News Eu...

 
BorgWarner Buys Dytech ENSA
BorgWarner Buys Dytech ENSA

10 Apr 2010, 15:36 UTC · By: Alexandru Radu Chis / The Michigan-based powertrain supplier has recently acquired Dytech ENSA SL in a move to enter the EGR (exhaust gas recirculation) market. Although the terms of the buyout were not disclosed, the A...

 
Chery Doesn't Plan Overseas Takeovers
Chery Doesn't Plan Overseas Takeovers

16 Dec 2009, 10:26 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Chery, one of the Chinese companies that were often seen as one of the candidates to tackle the global auto sector, says that it doesn't considering buying overseas companies in an effort to su...

 
China Investigates GM's Delphi Bid
China Investigates GM's Delphi Bid

24 Sep 2009, 14:18 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The Chinese commerce ministry announced it will look into General Motor's bid to take over parts supplier Delphi, in an attempt to stale monopoly accusation made by local carmaker and parts sup...

 
Magna Delays Opel Takeover Meeting to July 14
Magna Delays Opel Takeover Meeting to July 14

7 Jul 2009, 08:52 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / One step forward and two steps back. This seems to be Magna's favorite motto these days as the company initially wanted to assure everybody that it is still favorite to take over Opel but is no...

 
Koenigsegg-Saab Takeover Prophesied by Photo Shoot in 2006
Koenigsegg-Saab Takeover Prophesied by Photo Shoot in 2006

18 Jun 2009, 12:14 UTC · By: Tudor Raiciu / The recent Saab acquisition by Koenigsegg was apparently foretold not by sages, but by a photo session in 2006 bringing together a Saab Aero X and a Koenigsegg CCX. According to forum posts on s...

 
Banks Want Control on Schaeffler Group
Banks Want Control on Schaeffler Group

2 Mar 2009, 17:13 UTC · By: Madalina Iancu / It looks like the Schaeffler Group is really in big trouble right now. Reporting losses of up to 6 billion euros ($7.6 billion) in their balance sheet, the banks that financed the takeover of Contin...

 
Volvo Buyer Expected in April
Volvo Buyer Expected in April

25 Feb 2009, 14:48 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Ford's intention of selling Volvo has stirred a lot of interest in automotive industry... Wait, it didn't... It did, but rumors surrounding the future owner of the company are so blurry n...

 
Aixam Mega Takes Over Electric Nice Car Company
Aixam Mega Takes Over Electric Nice Car Company

16 Jan 2009, 09:56 UTC · By: Madalina Iancu / In a world where natural resources are limited, some people think that electric vehicles will be the next generation of cars. That seems to be the opinion of electric vehicle manufacturer Aixam Mega...