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January 14, 2019 4:30 PM VW CEO says hopes U.S. investments help avoid tariffs against EU

DETROIT (Reuters) - Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p.DE) Chief Executive Herbert Diess said an $800 million investment to build a new electric car in Chattanooga, Tennessee should help ease tensions with United States President Donald Trump. “We hope that with the investment in Chattanooga we could make a contribution, step forward, to avoid tariffs between Europe 32

January 11, 2019 9:38 AM Police evacuate German courts after bomb threats: HAZ newspaper

BERLIN (Reuters) - Three German courts in the cities of Kiel, Erfurt and Magdeburg received bomb threats, daily Hannoversche Allgemeine Zeitung reported on Friday. The courts of Magdeburg and Erfurt are being evacuated due to the threats that had been sent via e-mail, the paper added. The court in Kiel received a similar threat overnight, the paper said, adding 24

January 10, 2019 7:31 PM Germany's Merkel says expects Greece to return to markets

ATHENS (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday she expected Greece would be able to return to financial markets after it emerged from a multi-billion euro bailout program last year. “Yes of course, my visit, all my work, has this as its purpose, that Greece can stand on its own feet, and get financing from the markets,” Merkel told journalists 27

January 10, 2019 12:20 PM Hungary PM: no compromise possible with Germany on migration

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Thursday no compromise was possible with Germany over migration despite what he called “constant pressure” from Berlin on his government to take in immigrants. “German politics does not respect Hungarians’ decision not to become an immigrant nation,” Orban told a news conference. “I sense 25

January 9, 2019 10:05 PM Volkswagen hires Apple executive for autonomous vehicle role

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) said on Wednesday it had hired an executive from Apple (AAPL.O) as a director responsible for technical development at its commercial vehicles division. Alexander Hitzinger, 47, will also take group-wide responsibility for VW’s efforts to develop self-driving vehicles as well as offer “Mobility as a Service 33

January 9, 2019 10:48 AM Germany: Must prepare for no-deal Brexit until UK parliament ratifies deal

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Wednesday that he hoped a Brexit deal would be ratified in time for Britain’s planned departure from the European Union in March but it was necessary to keep preparing for a no-deal scenario until then. Altmaier, who was meeting Britain’s Business Minister Greg Clark in Berlin on Wednesday 31

January 8, 2019 9:46 AM BMW says sold 2.49 million BMW, Mini and Rolls-Royce vehicles in 2018

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German carmaker BMW (BMWG.DE) on Tuesday said it achieved record sales of 2.49 million BMW, Mini and Rolls-Royce vehicles last year. “BMW Group achieved record sales in 2018. 2.49 million vehicles mean the BMW Group is the world’s leading premium automotive company for the 15th year running,” Chief Executive Harald Krueger said. Daimler 38

January 6, 2019 6:28 PM Hapag Lloyd evacuates crew from burning container ship off Canada

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The German shipping line Hapag Lloyd said on Sunday it had evacuated the crew from its container ship, the Yantian Express, off Canada’s east coast after a fire spread. “Due to bad weather conditions, the fire has not been successfully contained yet and has significantly increased in intensity at times,” the firm said in a statement 30

January 5, 2019 12:48 PM German second-tier club Paderborn sign Sporting KC's Shelton, UCLA's Kamara

German side Paderborn have signed two forwards playing in the United States to help their bid for promotion back to the Bundesliga. The second-division club say Khiry Shelton is joining from Major League Soccer side Sporting Kansas City and Mohamed Kamara is switching from UCLA. Both took part in training on Saturday. The 25-year-old Shelton, who made his MLS debut 51

January 4, 2019 4:59 PM Hamburg working with Irish authorities to stop spread of German data

BERLIN (Reuters) - The German city-state of Hamburg on Friday said it was working with Irish data protection authorities to stop the spread of German politicians’ data via the social media platform Twitter (TWTR.N). The city’s data protection agency said the Twitter account used to spread personal data has been deleted, but it has not received an answer 21