A Relationship Expert Explains Why You Shouldn’t Settle
This is the truth about expectations in relationships.
What Ordinary Germans Think About VW’s Diesel Emission Scandal
The revelation last fall that Volkswagen had intentionally covered up the true emission levels of several diesel-powered cars, including some sold under premium brands Audi and Porsche, came as a shock to many--not least those of us in the media. The ongoing scandal affects millions of vehicles sold worldwide, though headlines from across the globe indicate...
Federal regulators said today they had found 10,000 additional diesel engines in Volkswagen Group vehicles—including Audi sedans and Porsche SUVs—that fake their emissions under testing through software, adding another layer to the scandal engulfing the German automaker. If upheld, the test results
Germany Gives Volkswagen 10 Days to Present Solution to Diesel-Emissions Problem
Germany is coming down hard on its biggest carmaker over the diesel-emissions crisis, giving Volkswagen just over a week to come up with a fix to a problem eight years in the making. Yesterday, VW received a letter from Germany’s Federal Motor Transport Authority, signed by transport minister Alexander Dobrindt, demanding that it deliver a binding plan and […]
Porsche Panamera Executive Series limited to 100 units
The Porsche Panamera Executive Series shall serve the busy business types out there in need of all the bells and whistles and a bit of extra space.
German Prosecutors Indict Top VW Bosses Over Diesel Emissions Scandal
dryriver shares a report from Reuters: German prosecutors have accused Volkswagen's CEO of holding back market-moving information on rigged emissions tests four years ago, raising the prospect of fresh upheaval at the carmaker just as it tries to reinvent itself as a champion of clean driving. Pros...
What happens to Porsche's parked diesels?
When a V-6 diesel fix is approved, Porsche will sell nearly 1,500 diesel Cayennes sitting in dealer inventory for the past year as used vehicles. Porsche Cars North America managed to get other Cayenne diesels initially allocated to the U.S. reassigned to Germany for redistribution elsewhere.
From Bundestag to Bluegrass: What Kentucky Can Learn From Germany’s Energy Transition
Across the Atlantic Ocean, governments and businesses are taking big steps toward renewable energy. Their transition could provide lessons for Kentucky This is the second in a five-part series. Read the others here In Western Germany, only a 45-minute drive from the tourists milling around the iconic cathedral in Cologne, miners work in three immense lignite coal mines. Machines rumble, digging the soft, brown coal…
In US, UK, and Germany, top 10 pharma apps make up 66 percent of downloads
Sixty-six percent of all pharma app downloads in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Germany, were downloads of the top 10 apps according to an infographic recently released by German app company SmartPatient (not to be confused wit
Volkswagen settles 10 US state diesel claims for $157 million
The settlement covers states including New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Washington, as well as some consumer claims.
Regulators Find More “Defeat Devices” In 10,000 VW, Porsche And Audi Vehicles
A month and a half after the Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board found “defeat devices” designed to cheat emission tests in nearly 500,000 Volkswagen and …
Car Lover's Guide to Germany
Germans love their cars enough to pick up their new one at the factory, something akin to bringing home a new baby from the hospital. The five big German car manufacturers—Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, and Volkswagen—have fueled the passion with museums, factory tours, restaurants and other car-themed attractions to enjoy, even if you aren't buying a new car. Here's a guide to their museums and hometowns…
VW To Pay More Than $157M To Settle Emissions Claims By 10 States
Volkswagen is paying more than $157 million to 10 states to settle environmental lawsuits over the company's diesel emissions-cheating scandal.
Porsche Holding Wins Hedge Fund Lawsuit at Germany's Top Court
Investors were seeking around 1.2 billion euros (US$1.25 billion) in damages from alleged market manipulation triggered by short-selling transactions, swaps and options related to VW voting stock.
German Business Vocabulary
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Here's how Germans pronounce the names of German automakers
Most of the discussion on the proper pronunciation of German automaker names centers on Porsche (of course), as there are essentially two opposing "camps" in the U.S. and the rest of the ...
McEvoy and DeChambeau tied at the top in Germany
Richard McEvoy and Bryson DeChambeau shared the lead heading into the final round of the Porsche European Open as both men went in search of a first European Tour title at Green Eagle Golf Courses.
Porsche Taycan Bested the Tesla Model S in 3 Different Ways During a German Comparison Test
‘Auto Mobil’ found that the German EV was comfortably on top when it came to build quality, handling and acceleration.
Why is GERMANY such an INDUSTRIAL LEADER?
How is it possible that Germany could export so much when their products are not that cheap? Why can German students find a job right after they finish their...
Fraud probe targets top Porsche bosses: report
Porsche CEO Oliver Blume is among three top executives at the sports car maker under investigation, according to a German media report (THOMAS KIENZLE) Frankfurt am Main (AFP) – Three top executives at Volkswagen subsidiary Porsche including chief Oliver Blume are under investigation over alleged excessive payments to a former works council leader, according to...Read More