Murray & Roberts flags return to profit, but Covid-19 weighs on earnings

Group expects to return to headline earnings in its half-year to end-December and says it is well positioned to operate through the uncertainty

Falling groundwater levels put brakes on Tesla’s new plant in Germany

Issue could be costly setback to carmaker’s expansion in Europe

Aveng rattled by Trident Steel reclassification

Construction group’s share price hit by news that noncore unit had to be treated as a continuing business in its interim results

Motus first-half profits jump by 51%

CEO Osman Arbee says the company will pay a higher half-year dividend after 'solid performance'

J&J accuses law firms of money-grabbing over bankruptcy plan

Healthcare giant asks judge to allow it to use a case to set up a trust fund that would take responsibility for cancer claims

SEC denies targeting Elon Musk with ‘endless probes’

Commission also says staff have not issued any subpoenas in the litigation

Ease of Tesla software updates come with risks

Consumer Reports says automakers need to treat software that relates to safety like it’s a life-and-death issue

PPC asks for leave to appeal ruling it should hand over secret report

Document is irrelevant in its labour dispute with its former head of corporate affairs Siobhan McCarthy, cement maker says

Nippon Steel asks Japan for ¥2-trillion in subsidies to keep up with China

Company says it needs funding over almost three decades to meet net-zero carbon targets

Probe into Tesla cars’ brake systems

Complaints that cars fitted with autopilot system brake while at high speed

Foreign carmakers plug their EVs into Japan

Volkswagen, Stellantis and Hyundai see opportunity as local companies have been slower to embrace EVs, focusing instead on hybrids, hydrogen fuel-cells and ...

Aveng CEO clears the air on Trident steel disposal after shares crash a third

The group’s shares were having the worst day in about a year on Monday, after it warned of an interim profit fall of as much as a quarter

Bidvest’s shares rocket 10% as it flags profit jump

Headline earnings per share are expected to rise as much as 40% in the group's half year to end-December

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