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Volkswagen, Northvolt to join forces for battery research

56 minutes ago   |   Reuters

Volkswagen and Swedish battery maker Northvolt and other companies as well as science labs are joining forces in battery cell research, the German carmaker said in a statement...
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Volkswagen management and works council divided over restructuring plans

19 hours ago   |   Reuters

Volkswagen's supervisory board is set to meet on Friday to discuss the company's ambitious cost-reduction plans, Der Spiegel reported on Wednesday, citing company sources.
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Volkswagen's Skoda Auto: cannot repeat 2018 pay hikes in new round of bargaining

1 day ago   |   Reuters

Volkswagen's Czech unit Skoda Auto does not expect to repeat the strong wage growth agreed in 2018 again in the latest round of collective bargaining, a board member said on...
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Porsche SE says it raised voting rights share in VW

2 days ago   |   Reuters

Porsche SE, the holding company controlling Germany's Volkswagen, on Tuesday said it raised its voting rights share in the carmaker to 53.1 percent from 52.2 percent.
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Volkswagen wants to participate in battery cell subsidies scheme

2 days ago   |   Reuters

Volkswagen on Monday said it had expressed its intent to Germany's Economy Ministry to participate in a state funding scheme aimed at supporting battery cell production for...
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In picking Microsoft's cloud, Volkswagen shows that even carmakers have some fear of Amazon

4 days ago   |   CNBC

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has vowed to not compete with partners, which was a selling point for Volkswagen when choosing a cloud vendor.
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Cash cow? After paying billions in fines Volkswagen accused by US stock regulator of ‘massive fraud'

Cash cow? After paying billions in fines Volkswagen accused by US stock regulator of ‘massive fraud'

5 days ago   |   RT

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has filed a complaint against Volkswagen , accusing the German automating giant and its former CEO Martin Winterkorn of defrauding US...
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Volkswagen board condemns CEO for evoking Nazi slogan

Volkswagen board condemns CEO for evoking Nazi slogan

5 days ago   |   New York Post

Volkswagen's supervisory board on Friday condemned the auto giant's chief executive for evoking a chilling Nazi slogan to highlight the importance of boosting profits. Speaking...
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Volkswagen, ex-CEO charged with fraud by SEC

5 days ago   |   Review Journal

U.S. regulators charged Volkswagen and former CEO Martin Winterkorn with defrauding investors during its massive diesel emissions scandal.
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Elon Musk praises Tesla's rivals for finally building electric cars

Elon Musk praises Tesla's rivals for finally building electric cars

5 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Elon Musk , who famously open-sourced all of Tesla's patents, praised his competitors for their progress on electric vehicles. At Tesla's Model Y unveiling on Thursday, Musk...
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New Zealand bans all assault weapons immediately

New Zealand bans all assault weapons immediately

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Patriots owner Robert Kraft declines plea deal in prostitution case

Patriots owner Robert Kraft declines plea deal in prostitution case

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Trump ramps up trade war, saying US will keep tariffs on China for a...

Trump ramps up trade war, saying US will keep tariffs on China for a 'substantial period'

US President Donald Trump put further pressure on trade war talks with China after indicating that tariffs on goods wouldn't be immediately lifted in the event of a deal. Trump... Read more ...

Flyers, Blackhawks, Sabres and Lightning to Europe in '19-20

Flyers, Blackhawks, Sabres and Lightning to Europe in '19-20

The Chicago Blackhawks and Philadelphia Flyers will open next season in Prague and the Buffalo Sabres and Tampa Bay Lightning will play two games in Stockholm as part of the... Read more ...

RFK speech, songs by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper being added to National Recording...

RFK speech, songs by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper being added to National Recording Registry

Songs performed by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper and a Robert F. Kennedy speech are among 25 recordings being inducted to the National Recording Registry. Read more ...

Lawsuit: Harvard 'shamelessly' profits from photos of slaves

Lawsuit: Harvard 'shamelessly' profits from photos of slaves

A woman has sued Harvard University, claiming the school has "shamelessly" turned a profit from images of two 19th century slaves she says are her ancestors. Read more ...

James Harden pours in 57, but Rockets fall to Grizzlies in OT

James Harden pours in 57, but Rockets fall to Grizzlies in OT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - James Harden scored 57 points but the Memphis Grizzlies outlasted Houston 126-125 in overtime Wednesday night, handing the Rockets only their second loss in... Read more ...