Daimler, the maker of Mercedes-Benz, is opening a new assembly line for Sprinter vans in South Carolina. The carmaker has already bagged a giant order from Amazon.
Sep 06, 2018 in
GoKid helps parents better coordinate pick-ups and drop-offs of their children using a carpooling app. The subscription service is valued at $10 million.
Jul 08, 2018 in
Elon Musk’s e-car maker says rusty bolts from the German supplier were the cause of the March recall. It wants Bosch to foot the bill.
May 04, 2018 in
Forget Donald Trump’s threats to BMW, Mercedes-Benz and VW: German car sales in the US thrived last year and Mexican production is alive and kicking.
Jan 16, 2018 in
German execs are no longer braving Detroit’s frigid weather to make an appearance at the city's auto show, but neither is Tesla. Another sign that the trade fair is losing its significance – at home and abroad.
Jan 15, 2018 in
Four airlines now dominate the market in the United States, leading to higher fares and poorer service. A vision of Europe’s future as airlines fail and merge?
Nov 01, 2017 in
The Oracle of Omaha has long had his eye on Germany, but struggled to get a foot in the door. His latest comments to Handelsblatt suggest he hasn't given up yet.
Sep 20, 2017 in
US supermarket chain Kroger has filed a lawsuit against Lidl for trademark infringement, only two weeks after the German discounter entered the US market.
Jul 07, 2017 in
The wave of bankruptcies engulfing major chain stores in the United States could hit dealers in Europe as well, warns Handelsblatt’s New York correspondent.
Apr 12, 2017 in
JAB Holding has taken the American market by surprise again as it adds the Panera franchise to its group of businesses. The $7.5 billion sale is all part of the plan.
Apr 06, 2017 in
Former bond guru and ousted PIMCO founder Bill Gross has settled his two-year lawsuit with the Allianz bond trading subsidiary. He'll get $81 million and a room named after him.
Mar 28, 2017 in
Amazon Chief Executive Jeff Bezos announced that his space company Blue Origin has won its first customer, in a deal that will boost his mission to reduce rocket launching costs.
Mar 08, 2017 in
Italian motorcycle maker Ducati, owned by German car giant Volkswagen via its Audi unit, might finally be turning the corner.
Jul 08, 2015 in
While the German habit of eating Italian pesto sauce with BBQ baffles Italians, pasta maker Barilla tests many new products in the huge German market, where the appetite for pasta keeps growing.
Jul 07, 2015 in
Claudio Luti, chief executive of the design house Kartell, talks about how he turned Versace into a global powerhouse and made a fortune in funky, plastic furniture.
Jun 16, 2015 in