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German court could open way to bans on diesel cars

One of Germany's top courts will decide on Thursday whether some diesel vehicles can be banned from parts of cities like Stuttgart and Duesseldorf to reduce air pollution, a possible landmark judgement for the "car nation"...

20 Feb 2018


Porsche to double investment in electric cars

Porsche says it will double investments in electrifying its entire range by 2022...

6 Feb 2018


Diesel at cross-roads as Germany's car bosses, politicians meet

BERLIN, Germany: Bosses of Germany's powerful car industry and top politicians have met on the fate of diesel engines, as the sector faces an existential threat after a colossal pollution cheating scandal...

2 Aug 2017


BMW denies collusion on diesel emissions

BERLIN, Germany: German luxury carmaker BMW has denied any collusion with industry rivals on emissions from its diesel engines...

24 Jul 2017


High petrol prices are affecting the consumer

NUREMBERG, GERMANY: Consumer sentiment in Germany was divided in April. While the overall economic outlook was viewed more optimistically, the high level of income expectations dropped slightly, and willingness to buy saw significant losses. Following a revised value of 5.8 points in April, the overall indicator is forecasting a value of 5.6 points for May.

2 May 2012