Germany to introduce $4,500 subsidy for buying an EVWed, 27, Apr 2016
Germany announced a plan today to invest about 1 billion euros ($1.13 billion) to promote electric cars, which will include subsidies of 4,000 euros ($4,524) for buyers of EVs and 3,000 euros for those choosing to purchase a plug-in hybrid.
Apple sets up lab in Germany to help develop iCar, paper saysWed, 20, Apr 2016
Apple has established a team of "young, progressive" automotive experts in Berlin to work on its electric iCar and may build the vehicle with Magna Steyr in Austria, a German paper said.
Daimler says German labor rules may push new tech jobs abroadFri, 15, Apr 2016
German labor rules may force Daimler, the 130-year-old inventor of the motor car, to create more software and technology jobs abroad as it strives to develop a new generation of driverless vehicles, a senior official told Reuters.
Germany eager to test self-driving cars on the roadTue, 12, Apr 2016
Chancellor Angela Merkel told automakers today that they should soon be able to test self-driving vehicles on German roads by promising to remove legal barriers.
VW agrees to safeguard German jobs to quell labor unrestMon, 11, Apr 2016
Volkswagen Group sought to defuse mounting tension with labor leaders by agreeing to negotiations to safeguard factories as the automaker faces billions of dollars in costs for its emissions-cheating scandal.
German regulator finds VW only automaker to use defeat devices, report saysThu, 07, Apr 2016
The German Federal Motor Transport Authority has completed its tests on diesel vehicles and concluded that only Volkswagen Group has used defeat devices to cheat emissions tests, a German daily reported.