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Porsche goes green with leather-free electric sports car

4 September 2019, 8:27 PM

Porsche is making a leather-free version of its new Taycan electric sports car in the latest attempt by a German automaker to play up green credentials as environmental activists lobby for a boycott of the industry.

Plastic pollution

German minister prepares law to ban plastic bags

11 August 2019, 7:18 PM

Germany plans a law to ban the use of plastic bags because voluntary agreements with retailers to curb usage have not yielded good enough results, Environment Minister, Svenja Schulze said on Sunday. “My ministry will get a plastic bag ban on its way,” she said, not giving a timetable for the plan, adding her aim […]

Carola Rackete, the 31-year-old Sea-Watch 3 captain, disembarks from a Finance police boat and is escorted to a car, in Porto Empedocle.

German migrant rescue ship captain moved to secret location

3 July 2019, 11:31 AM

An Italian judge ordered 31-year-old Carola Rackete released from house arrest where she had been held since Saturday, when she disobeyed Italian military orders and entered the port of Lampedusa.

Dieter Zetsche, CEO of Daimler AG, talks about the Daimler - BMW collaboration on the Mercedes stand at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva.

Daimler, BMW to limit cooperation to affordable electric car in China

3 April 2019, 10:05 AM

Earlier reports said that BMW and Daimler are in talks to cooperate in developing vehicle platforms for electric cars in a step that could save each carmaker at least $7.85 billion.

ws Hornbach advert.

‘Racist’ German advertisement infuriates women in S. Korea

28 March 2019, 11:36 AM

A German advertisement showing an Asian woman getting aroused after smelling dirty laundry worn by white men has fuelled anger in Seoul, with many women calling it racist and demanding an apology.



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