Senior figures on VW’s supervisory board are alarmed at the slow pace of its internal Dieselgate investigation, highlighted by US criminal charges brought last week against its former CEO.
May 07, 2018 in
Before ThyssenKrupp’s boss can revamp the company, he must spin off its European steel business and quell calls by an investor for a more radical overhaul.
Mar 26, 2018 in
An IPO of the unit, which includes Scania and MAN trucks, could come in early 2019.
Mar 04, 2018 in
Already suffering from allegations of bribery and cost overruns on several naval orders, ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems has now been barred from bidding to build Germany's next generation of battleships.
Mar 02, 2018 in
German officials believe Audi manipulated 210,000 vehicles sold in Europe and the US to cheat exhaust level tests. The investigation has now taken on a new dimension.
Feb 06, 2018 in
Softbank, the giant Japanese technology company, hopes to make a German used-car platform a global business.
Jan 24, 2018 in
On the heels of a new diesel scandal, Audi management wants to turn the page by bringing new models and fresh designs to market.
Jan 22, 2018 in
Volkswagen’s CEO says the carmaker is set on overhauling its culture. But old habits die hard, and an American outsider could be the real catalyst for change.
Sep 18, 2017 in
Swedish carmaker Volvo is hoping to break into the German luxury niche with a stable of almost all-electric vehicles.
Aug 31, 2017 in
A little-known German businessman is trying to create a German steel giant by derailing the proposed merger of Tata Steel and ThyssenKrupp's steel division.
Aug 23, 2017 in
Lower Saxony's state premier sits on the supervisory board of scandal-plagued Volkswagen. In an interview he sharply criticizes the carmaker, but insists his own position is perfectly sound.
Aug 21, 2017 in
Israel steps up an inquiry into possible bribery in warship negotiations. Cancellation of the deal could damage Germany’s stature as a purveyor of warships.
Jul 18, 2017 in
Hammered by urban bans, strict pollution targets and the fallout from Dieselgate, German carmakers are fighting to save their lucrative diesel models. Their latest proposal is to recall older cars to make their engines cleaner.
Jul 14, 2017 in
The maker of Mercedes cars faces a criminal investigation into cheating on diesel emissions in the scandal that has engulfed VW and its subsidiaries.
Jul 13, 2017 in
Police have questioned six people in a high-profile case that could sink a major arms deal with Germany.
Jul 10, 2017 in