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Dan Milmo

Dan Milmo

    Winning formula
    Winning formula
    F1 manufacturer McLaren is applying its world-class expertise to new markets — and not just racing cars.
    Car sales stall in Europe's uphill economy
    Car sales stall in Europe's uphill economy
    European car sales have fallen for the 12th consecutive month and are heading for a double-digit decline this year.
    BP haunted by uncertainties but puts on brave face
    BP haunted by uncertainties but puts on brave face
    BP has set aside a further $847-million to pay for the Deepwater Horizon disaster, raising the potential cost to $38-billion.
    Rolls-Royce ratchets up record sales
    Rolls-Royce ratchets up record sales
    UK-based carmakers making a fortune from emerging markets' penchant for luxury vehicles.
    Toyota loses its top spot
    Toyota loses its top spot
    Based on sales figures for the year to date, the Japanese car manufacturer is no longer king.
    Airline industry profits ascend to previous highs
    Airline industry profits ascend to previous highs
    The global airline industry was predicted to soar to a profit of nearly $9-billion in 2010 -- compared with a loss of some $10-billion in 2009.
    Carbon tax takes flight
    Carbon tax takes flight
    Canberra has proposed that a carbon dioxide reduction target is set for airlines as part of the treaty that will emerge from the Copenhagen summit.
    No jets for bail-out companies
    No jets for bail-out companies
    Glut expected on market as demand plummets for 2008's must-have executive perk.
    Optimism doesn't last long in the US
    Optimism doesn't last long in the US
    The $326-billion rescue of Citigroup was, some investors hoped, a turning point.
    BMW sneezes but General Motors catches cold
    BMW sneezes but General Motors catches cold
    The gloom surrounding the motor industry deepened on Friday when General Motors announced a $15,5-billion loss and BMW issued a profits warning.
    Stricken airlines face $6bn loss
    Stricken airlines face $6bn loss
    Airlines will move from a profit of $5,6-billion last year to a loss of $6,1-billion this year if oil is trading at $135 a barrel, according to forecasts from the global airline body.