Lee Iacocca

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US president Donald Trump displays a face shield made at Ford’s Rawsonville Plant in Ypsilanti, Michigan on May 21st. Photograph: Doug Mills/The New York Times

My corona dreams are so crazy and vibrant, with star turns by politicians, celebrities, zombies and my late mother, that sometimes as I wake, I groggi(...)

BP CEO Bernard Looney is a newcomer to Instagram and a rarity. Only 11% of oil and gas company chief executives are active on social media. Photograph: AFP

Last week David Solomon, the boss of Goldman Sachs, was enjoying a spot of sunshine at a tech conference in San Francisco. Bernard Looney, BP’s new ch(...)

Motoring in the right direction: the all-electric Mustang Mach-E crossover has made people feel a lot more positive about the Ford brand. Photograph: Ringo Chiu/EPA

Sadly, we have been here before. When Ford closed its factory in Marina, Cork, in 1984, it was the end of an era that stretched back to 1917 and the f(...)

Nothing matches  Le Mans. For roughly €80 a ticket and a few euros for a tent, you get to see some of the best drivers in the world test their mental and physical mettle

It’s 7pm on a sunny Saturday and people are lazing on the grass, sipping beer as, on stage, an ageing French rock band knocks out another Tom Petty co(...)

The problem with Donald Trump is we don’t know which of the characters he has created he would bring to the Oval Office. The trouble with Hillary Clinton is we do know. Photograph:  Andrea Comas/Reuters

When historians write about this bizarre, ugly and dispiriting campaign – and oh, my, will they ever! – the epic dark saga will unfold this way: A man(...)

Tom Murphy: “Don’t shy away from asking for advice”
Inside Track Q&A: Pamex

Castlebar-based pharmaceuticals distribution company Pamex has made a business out of making life more comfortable for those suffering with irritating(...)

Alex Ferguson: “One of the pupils at Harvard said to me, ‘What do you know now that you wish you’d known 30 years ago?’ - and it’s communication. When I was younger I wanted to rule the world and do everything.”

When Sir Alex Ferguson became a professional footballer in the early 1960s, he earned £16 a week (£300 in today’s money) in a sport that was a solid (...)

Measurement Madness

Organisations love measurement systems, be they for setting targets, tracking key performance indicators or rewarding and punishing individual behavio(...)

Billionaire Kirk Kerkorian, a key figure in the shaping of the Las Vegas strip of casinos and hotels, has died at the age of 98.

Billionaire investor Kirk Kerkorian, the son of poor Armenian immigrants who used his gambler’s instincts to become a multibillionaire Las Vegas casin(...)