Gillian Flaccus and Justin Pritchard, Associated Press | Posted Oct 5th - 6:50am
When Volkswagen opened its gleaming pollution testing center near the California coast, a top executive from the German automaker helped snip the blue ribbon and joined a tour of a lab so advanced that VW would brag the air inside was cleaner than in the surrounding strawberry fields.
Lori Hinnant, Associated Press | Posted Oct 5th - 6:41am
Union activists protesting proposed layoffs at Air France stormed the headquarters during a meeting about the job cuts Monday, zeroing in on two managers who had their shirts torn from their bodies, scaled a fence and fled under police protection.
Greece's new coalition government is to submit its draft 2016 budget to parliament, which will include a series of reforms required under the country's new three-year, 86 billion euro ($96 billion) international bailout.
Trian Fund Management is now one of General Electric's biggest shareholders following the activist investor's largest investment, about $2.5 billion, as it positions itself to play a role in the transformation of the industrial conglomerate.