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VW forciert E-Umbau - Betriebsrat geht das zu schnell

12 Mar 2019

Wolfsburg Volkswagen beschleunigt seinen Umstieg in die Elektromobilität - und nimmt dafür auch neuen Streit mit dem mächtigen Betriebsrat in Kauf.

Elektroauto-Offensive steht in den Startlöchern

05 Mar 2019

Genf/Frankfurt Ob Stadtflitzer oder SUV - die Autobauer arbeiten mit Hochdruck an der schon länger angekündigten Elektroauto-Offensive.

BMW says Mini output will still be disrupted if Brexit delayed

05 Mar 2019

GENEVA Production of BMW's Mini will still be disrupted if there is a delay to Brexit, the carmaker's CEO said on Tuesday, signalling the auto industry faces upheaval even if Britain avoids crashing out of the European Union without a withdrawal deal on March 29.

BMW says Mini output will still be disrupted if Brexit delayed

05 Mar 2019

GENEVA, March 5 Production of BMW's Mini will still be disrupted if there is a delay to Brexit, the carmaker's CEO said on Tuesday, signalling the auto industry faces upheaval even if Britain avoids crashing out of the European Union without a withdrawal deal on March 29.

UPDATE 1-ZF Friedrichshafen says held takeover talks with Wabco

28 Feb 2019

* ZF Wabco have developed automated braking system for trucks (adds details, background)

Nivea maker warns of threat from niche consumer brands

27 Feb 2019

HAMBURG Beiersdorf's shares dropped more than 10 percent on Wednesday after the Nivea skin cream maker said margins would fall in 2019 as the company invests more to keep up with niche brands disrupting the consumer products industry

Volkswagen trotzt der Dieselkrise - Gewinn und Dividende steigt

22 Feb 2019

Hamburg Volkswagen hat den Gewinn trotz der Turbulenzen durch die schärferen Abgasmessregeln überraschend gesteigert und hebt die Dividende an.

Exclusive: Volkswagen, Ford far apart on investment in Ford autonomous unit - sources

13 Feb 2019

Partners Volkswagen AG and Ford Motor Co are at odds over how much the German automaker will invest in the No. 2 U.S. automaker's self-driving vehicle unit, with Ford seeking at least $500 million, people familiar with the negotiations said. Analysts and investors have focused on the potential savings their alliance could generate, so any sign of problems in the negotiations is not welcome news.

EXCLUSIVE-VW, Ford far apart on investment in Ford autonomous unit -sources

13 Feb 2019

Feb 13 Volkswagen AG and Ford Motor Co have been unable to reach agreement on whether or how much the German automaker will invest in Ford's self-driving vehicle unit, people familiar with the negotiations said.

Bet everything on electric: Inside Volkswagen's radical strategy shift

06 Feb 2019

WOLFSBURG, Germany If Volkswagen realizes its ambition of becoming the global leader in electric cars, it will be thanks to a radical and risky bet born out of the biggest calamity in its history.

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