- BMW Q2 earnings slip on China, costs for new models
German luxury automaker BMW saw net profit slip 1 percent in the second quarter amid higher launch costs for new vehicles and a tougher market in China, a major pillar of its profits. The company said ...
Yahoo. Tue, 4 Aug 2015 10:45:08 GMT.
- German MP opens home to migrants
A German conservative MP, Martin Patzelt, is looking after two Eritrean refugees in his home and helping them find jobs.
BBC News. Tue, 04 Aug 2015 10:08:15 GMT.
- German Carmakers Challenge Google, Uber With $3 Billion HERE Deal
BMW, Daimler and Audi are beefing up their autonomous vehicle capabilities with the world’s best mapping software, but tech rivals are building their own versions quickly.
By Parmy Olson. Forbes. Mon, 3 Aug 2015 22:47:00 GMT.
- German Officials Suspend Treason Inquiry of Bloggers, but Public Still Seethes
An investigation by Germany’s federal prosecutor of two bloggers who published documents revealing government plans to expand surveillance has been met with resistance.
Melissa Eddy. International Herald Tribune. Mon, 03 Aug 2015 21:32:01 GMT.
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- Investment Consortium Buys Germany’s Tank & Rast
The group, led by the German insurer Allianz’s private equity arm, will pay about $3.8 billion, according to a person familiar with the discussions.
Chad Bray. International Herald Tribune. Mon, 03 Aug 2015 17:05:26 GMT.
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- New Ford Edge competes with luxury crossovers, commands premium price
In Titanium trim, the new Ford Edge could stand in for crossovers from premium German manufacturers, but the price hits high levels for the brand.
Wayne Cunningham. CNET. Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:19:57 GMT.
- Probe into spy leaks site paused
Germany's attorney general has confirmed that a treason probe into a political website has been momentarily paused.
BBC News. Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:17:22 GMT.
- Lexus, with summer deals, grabs monthly luxury crown over Mercedes, BMW
Lexus scored its first monthly win this year in U.S. luxury-vehicle deliveries, riding an annual summer sales push and the new NX crossover past German rivals.
AutoNews.com. Mon, 3 Aug 2015 15:15:00 EST. Subscription required.
- Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, and Nano-C Present Enhanced Materials for Organic Photovoltaics
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PR Newswire. Mon, 03 Aug 2015 11:09:00 EDT.
- Quebec man says province won't pay for 'experimental' $60K liver cancer treatment in Germany
A St-Hubert resident is paying $60,000 to get liver cancer treatment in Germany after Quebec doctors told him there was no way to rid him of the disease.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Mon, 3 Aug 2015 10:52:57 EDT.
Facts About Germany
The Federal Republic of Germany, located in north central Europe, is a
federal multi-party republic with a bicameral legislature.
Its capital city is Berlin, and its currency is the Euro.
The primary language spoken in Germany is German, although the Slavic
Sorbian language is used by a small minority. In 2007, Germany's
estimated population was 82,401,000.
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