German transport minister Alexander Dobrindt answers questions at a press conference in Berlin on Wednesday about developments in the Volkswagen scandal. Photograph: EPA/Saoeren Stache

Germany is to retest all Volkswagen car models to gauge their genuine emissions levels after new revelations from the carmaker six weeks into its bigg(...)

Sergio Marchionne, chief executive of Fiat and Chrysler,  has successfully glued together two carmakers. The question is: can he pull off the trick again? Photograph: Fabrizio Costantini/The New York Times

It was called Confessions of a Capital Junkie. An industry insider said it was more like Car Industry 101. Sergio Marchionne, chief executive o(...)

Michel Combes, Alcatel-Lucent chief executive, and Nokia’s president and chief executive Rajeev Suri pictured together. Nokia is to buy Alcatel-Lucent in an all-share transaction that values the smaller French rival at €15.6 billion

Finnish network equipment maker Nokia said on Wednesday it had agreed to buy Alcatel-Lucent in an all-share transaction that values the smaller French(...)

Burberry said Asia-Pacific delivered low single-digit percentage growth compared to double-digit growth in the previous six months

Burberry warned on Wednesday that a fall in sales in the key market of Hong Kong in the last quarter of 2014 could impact its full-year margin.Pro-de(...)

Ross McEwan of the Royal Bank of Scotland says: “If you look at just Dublin alone, the property prices are up 23 per cent over the last 12 months.” Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Royal Bank of Scotland’s chief executive Ross McEwan has given a clear signal that he plans to retain ownership of Ulster Bank in the Republic.“That (...)

The reform package is designed to improve Europe’s competitveness in the telecoms area against rival markets such as the US and Japan.

European mobile phone users could be facing cheaper bills within two years after the European Parliament voted to put an end to roaming fees by(...)

World’s biggest yogurt maker acquires  YoCrunch, expanding in the US. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Danone said it bought toppings producer YoCrunch as the world’s biggest yogurt maker expands in the US.YoCrunch, which was founded in 1985, has net sa(...)

Showgoers visit the Intel booth on the first day of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas earlier this year. Photograph: Rick Wilking/Reuters

Intel said its current-quarter revenue would decline as much as 8 per cent and trimmed its 2013 capital spending plans, as personal computer sa(...)