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Blame game: Volkswagen's unequal justice: a Dieselgate employee and a manager

Blame game

Volkswagen's unequal justice: a Dieselgate employee and a manager

The carmaker fired a software engineer and is threatening to sue, while it's lavishing generous terms on her manager who gets a free pass on legal consequences.

By René Bender, Sönke Iwersen, Volker Votsmeier

Karl Lagerfeld: Death of a German fashion icon

Karl Lagerfeld

Death of a German fashion icon

Lagerfeld’s work inspired haute couture for a half century and brought high fashion to a broad public.

Vintage conflict: Europe is embracing natural wine while Germany prefers chemicals

Vintage conflict

Europe is embracing natural wine while Germany prefers chemicals

Natural wine, created without pesticides and sulfites, is a trend in Spain, Denmark and the UK. In France, it’s almost a religion, but its friends across the Rhine seem to be stuck in old, unorganic habits.

By Allison Williams

Super loss-maker: Airbus bids adieu to a costly adventure

Super loss-maker

Airbus bids adieu to a costly adventure

The demise of the A380 superjumbo marks the end of another grand European project driven more by pride and ambition than economic sense.

By Jens Koenen, Thomas Hanke, Klaus Stratmann

Digital attorneys: How to fell Goliath with a mouse-click

Digital attorneys

How to fell Goliath with a mouse-click

Legal techs such as Flightright, Myright or Wenigermiete help consumers pursue claims against companies. Lawyers, unsurprisingly, offer a scathing critique of these new competitors.

By Laura de la Motte

Scoring big bucks: Bundesliga revenue hits all-time high, but profits are waning

Scoring big bucks

Bundesliga revenue hits all-time high, but profits are waning

Germany's professional soccer league is splashing out so much on new players that earnings are dwindling despite record sales. They’re pinning their hopes on TV rights deals – and on interest from Netflix, Amazon and...

By Hans-Jürgen Jakobs

Power struggle: After early promise, fierce resistance to E.ON's takeover of Innogy

Power struggle

After early promise, fierce resistance to E.ON's takeover of Innogy

German utility E.ON is putting on a brave face, but its plan to absorb RWE's renewable energy unit is fraught with problems, both at home and abroad.

By Jürgen Flauger, Till Hoppe, Jeremy Gray

Rush hour: Daimler, MAN missing out on electric bus boom

Rush hour

Daimler, MAN missing out on electric bus boom

German cities plan to invest billions of euros in electric buses but market leaders Daimler and MAN are late to the party. That’s left the surging market wide open to newcomers, such as Warren Buffett-backed BYD.

By Dieter Fockenbrock

Hidden Champions: Why are German companies so good at weirdly specific things?

Hidden Champions

Why are German companies so good at weirdly specific things?

Family-owned Mittelstand companies are the backbone of the German economy, often becoming the world leaders of very specific markets. Here’s how they find, perfect and defend their niches.

By Lin Freitag, Kristin Schmidt, Grace Dobush

'Safe and ready to drive': VW exec sneers at customer damage claims over Dieselgate

'Safe and ready to drive'

VW exec sneers at customer damage claims over Dieselgate

German owners of emission-cheating diesel cars suffered “neither losses nor damages,” asserts VW’s head of legal affairs. And as for paying damage claims filed by the carmakers' shareholders: Forget it.

By Handelsblatt staff

Gold from trash : German retailer Schwarz takes an unlikely plunge into recycling

Gold from trash

German retailer Schwarz takes an unlikely plunge into recycling

The owner of discount supermarkets Lidl and Kaufland has charged into waste management despite the downfall of a big industry player, Duales System.

By Florian Kolf, Christoph Schlautmann

Profitable renewables: Germany’s biggest solar park will run without subsidies

Profitable renewables

Germany’s biggest solar park will run without subsidies

The plan by utility EnBW marks a turning point for Europe’s biggest solar power industry that has heavily relied on state support — at the consumer’s expense.

By Jürgen Flauger, Kathrin Witsch

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