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The German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) has said that that any decision to declare European car and car-part imports a threat to US national security would be incomprehensible. Read more

The Polish plumber became one symbol among many for those people supporting Brexit. Overpaid, over-expectant – and over here. But for Germany and its neighbour Poland the battle lines are being drawn over the new labour force bogeyman from... Ukraine Read more

With industrial robot installations in the UK increasing for the third year in a row to 2,300 units, there has been much talk about how the future workplace will look and the threat posed to jobs by automation. 1,000 UK employees were interviewed by Read more

Nera, the world's first 3D-printed electric motorcycle has been unveiled by German additive manufacturers BigRep and their innovation arm, NOWlab. Looking like a cross between the Batmobile and something from 80s cult movie Tron. Read more

The group of companies around the Kaufbeuren family-owned company Sensor-Technik-Wiedemann (STW) has undergone an organisational change with a transfer to the next generation. Read more

The proposed acquisition of French rail operator Alstom by Germany's Siemens has been blocked by the European Commission under the EU Merger Regulation. The Commission argued that the merger would have been harmful for competition Read more

Ettlinger, a German injection moulding machine and filtration systems manufacturer has unveiled its latest ECO melt filters. Read more

The German Economy Minister, Peter Altmaier, has unveiled the National Industry Strategy 2030 at a news conference. The controversial plan marks a shift in Germany's industrial strategy that he said was necessary to safeguard national interests. Read more

With almost a third of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia to Germany constructed, and a completion date of late 2019, there is growing opposition to the project from within the EU. Read more

On Thursday, Hitachi Chemical Co. Ltd. announced its intention to purchase cell and gene therapy product manufacturer apceth Biopharma for €75.5 million. Read more

German mobility company Sono Motors today has announced its partnership with Bosch for their Sion electric car project. The Sion’s central control unit as well as the software for its intelligent networking will be provided by the technology giant. Read more

Munich’s publicly-owned utility company, Stadtwerke München, has completed the drilling of a second well for the city’s geothermal heating plant, reaching a depth of 3,044 m and temperatures of 108°C. Read more

US-based heavy equipment manufacturer John Deere has announced the introduction of two G-Series Motor Graders to the European market using the Wirtgen Group’s distribution networks. Read more

Germany will ending its reliance on coal power stations by 2038 at the latest, according to a government-appointed coal-exit commission. Read more

German manufacturing output fell by 1.9% between October and November 2018. The figures released by Germany’s Federal Statistics Office have stoked fears of recession for the eurozone’s strongest economy. Read more

Germany’s ‘wise men’ – a council of economic experts whose musings on future growth, trade, fiscal policy and general financial health are listened to by every politician and economist – met in November and reported grim news. Read more

The German government has announced a €1bn investment to support local battery cell production, with the aim of reducing its auto industry’s reliance on cells from Asia. Read more

According to Colliers International, around €4.4bn was poured into German industrial and logistics assets in the first three quarters of 2018, reflecting a yoy decrease of 29%. Read more

Ford has entered the German electric transit market after commencing production of an electric delivery van using technology from Deutsche Post startup StreetScooter. Read more

German industrial output fell in August for the third consecutive month, contrary to expectations. Meanwhile, the Economic Ministry said the summer had been weaker overall than the previous year. Read more

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