Volkswagen and the Justice Department are nearing a deal to resolve criminal and civil allegations over the German automaker’s diesel cheating, according to media reports.
Israel is purchasing German submarines to protect itself against its archenemy Iran. However, the Islamic Republic stands to profit from the deal financially. Deutsche Welle reports.
Germany’s Protestant and Catholic churches on Monday criticized the high level of German weapons exports and called for a revision of laws governing the approval of deliveries to other countries.
A Chinese takeover bid for Aixtron SE of Germany collapsed Thursday, a week after U.S. President Barack Obama blocked the deal on national-security grounds, according to a statement from the buyer.
Technical trade secrets were stolen from the steel production and manufacturing plant design divisions of ThyssenKrupp AG in cyber attacks earlier this year, the German company said on Thursday.
The European Union opened legal action on Thursday against seven nations including Germany and Britain for failing to police emissions cheating by carmakers after the Volkswagen scandal.
Deutsche Telekom and several other German firms have stopped advertising on the US outlet Breitbart. A similar snub by Kellogg’s had sparked a furious response from the right-wing site.
Germany’s top court ruled on Tuesday that utility companies are entitled to compensation for power-production rights they lost because of the government’s decision to exit from nuclear energy.
Major German weapons manufacturers greatly increased their exports, despite a worldwide decline in sales, the news site The Local reports.
Brussels now says Germany can proceed with a road charging plan accused of being disciminatory to foreign drivers. The European Union blocked the scheme until Berlin offered a fairer alternative.