Volkswagen to launch more electric cars after diesel scandal
Technology

Volkswagen to launch more electric cars after diesel scandal

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German automaker Volkswagen plans to ramp up its offerings of electric vehicles as it fights to bounce back from a scandal over diesel cars rigged to cheat on emissions tests. The electric campaign is part of a wide-ranging review of the company’s strategy that also includes increasing profitability, investing in new … Continue reading

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Europe stocks lower as weak China data weighs

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — European stocks fell Monday amid ongoing jitters over the Chinese economy following weak manufacturing data. Japanese stocks, however, extended gains following the Bank of Japan’s decision last week to introduce a negative interest rate policy to boost lending and spur growth. KEEPING SCORE: Europe got off to a weak start with … Continue reading

Lufthansa cabin crew strike affects 113,000
International News / Middle East

Lufthansa cabin crew strike affects 113,000

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Some 113,000 Lufthansa passengers were facing domestic and international cancellations Monday due to all-day walkouts at three German airports staged by a cabin crew union protesting cost cuts. The travel disruptions are expected to last all week, and highlight the pressure Europe’s flagship carriers are under as they struggle to compete … Continue reading