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The exhaust gas scandal seems almost forgotten again, the sales figures of VW speak at least this language. But the German Environmental Aid would not be satisfied with that and finally got it right twice.

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Behind the documentary clearance required in court lies a dispute over the role of VW in the exhaust gas scandal, to Aufklärungsversaulnisse the Federal Ministry of Transport and to fines in the millions.

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The exhaust gas scandal has no end: Now Porsche is also under suspicion of fraud. The VW subsidiary allegedly uses a steering wheel identifier to beautiful on the test bench emissions. Meanwhile, the EU initiates infringement proceedings against Germany.

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Exhaust pipe of a Porsche Cayenne: According to the allegations software recognizes the steering wheel position a test bench and reduces the CO2 emission.

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Now, but the workers at VW for the consequences of the VW scandal bleed: The Group wants to delete 30,000 jobs, of which 23,000 in Germany. Group and works council call this massive job cuts “Future Pact”.

Works meeting with VW CEO Matthias Müller in March 2016 in Wolfsburg: At that time, there was no talk of downsizing. Now VW has announced that 30,000 jobs will be cut worldwide, of which 23,000 in German factories.

Staff meeting with VW CEO Matthias Müller in March 2016 in Wolfsburg: At that time there was no talk of job cuts. Now VW has announced that 30,000 jobs will be cut worldwide, of which 23,000 in German plants.

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Have victims of the diesel scandal in Germany earned compensation? No, VW boss Matthias Müller is convinced. They are just trying to get an advantage. In any case, they are to blame that the electric mobility does not get in the way. What’s up with the VW boss? Are you denouncing your customers?

VW CEO Matthias Müller has made an all-round impact. Customers in Europe simply would not deserve compensation, unlike US customers. And besides, the German customers had a double standard and would far too few of the beautiful electric cars from VW buy.

VW CEO Matthias Müller has made the round-about blow. Customers in Europe simply would not deserve compensation, unlike US customers. And besides, the German customers had (more…)

In ten years at the latest, the agent wants to offer Uber access to opportunities to avoid congestion in megacities. Darpa and Airbus are already in the process of developing the necessary vertical starters that are to fly autonomously.

Uber wants to get into the air taxi business with vertical starters.

With Uberstarern Uber wants to get into the air taxi business.

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The controversial American car broker Uber wants to go into the air. That’s what Jeff Holden, product director of the company, announced. (more…)

Formula 1 racing and sports car manufacturer McLaren has denied it, but rumors persist that Apple may take over the British technology giant. Completely offside is not the idea. The McLaren can do much more than build cars.

Fernando Alonso at the McLaren Honda training for the Singapore race last weekend: Apple is interested in taking over McLaren.

Fernando Alonso at the McLaren Honda training for the Singapore race last weekend: Apple should be interested in taking over McLaren.

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Audi is deeper than known involved in the diesel scandal of parent company VW. Audi is said to have developed manipulation software and advised its colleagues at VW. Four developers were on leave, including the new Chief Development Officer Stefan Knirsch.

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The law firm Jones Day, which is to enlighten the diesel scandal at Audi , has found an e-mail from 2007 in which an Audi engineer writes, “without any shit” you will not be (more…)

China has now secured its rights to build the world’s largest freighter, the Antonov An-225. So far, only one machine developed by the Ukrainian aircraft manufacturer Antonov is in use. The second copy of the An-225 Mrija has been half finished for years, but mothballed. So far, there was no interested party. Now he is finished for China. Further copies are then licensed by the Chinese.

The largest aircraft in the world: the Antonov An-225 Mriya. So far, there is only a single copy of the freighter, which is in use. Now the Chinese have got the license to build and want to mass-produce.

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The production of the Golf has been halted in Wolfsburg since Monday morning. The Golf is the most important model of the group and the best selling car in Germany. The production stop cost VW just under 7 million € per week. The reason for the stoppage of production is the escalation of a dispute with a supplier.

In Emden and Wolfsburg, 3,450 fewer cars run off the assembly line each day. The production stop costs VW just under 7 million euros per week.

In Emden and Wolfsburg, 3,450 fewer cars run off the line every day. The production stop costs VW about 7 million euros per week.

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When a delivery drone runs out of energy, it could in future recharge at a docking station mounted on a street lamp. This idea Amazon has patented in the US. This would allow the drones to expand their delivery radius enormously – if there were not one or the other problem.

Technically it would be possible: Amazon has been awarded a patent for a docking station, for example, on street lamps

Technically it would be possible: Amazon has been awarded a patent for a docking station, which could be installed on street lights, for example, so that delivery drones stop over there

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