Merging cement makers Holcim and Lafarge will create an industry giant with $44 billion in annual sales. Just as important to the venture’s future, it will also bring two of Europe’s most ambitious executives under one roof.
General Motors Co.’s Chevrolet Impala sedan, long relegated to the rental car lot, is making a surprising U-turn back to relevance thanks to a racy redesign that borrows from sports car stable-mates Camaro and Corvette.
Mark Reuss remembers the day, 20 years ago, when his father’s career was blindsided. Reuss had a tuxedo hanging in his car to wear that night to a long-planned event honoring his father’s 35-year career at General Motors Corp. when his mother called.