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EU seeks to defuse row over Mercedes air-conditioning coolant

Aug 06 2013

BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT The European Commission said on Tuesday it would mediate in a fierce row over air-conditioning coolant in Mercedes-Benz cars by refereeing safety tests.

Germany's Duerr sees auto investment climate improving

Jun 24 2013

STUTTGART, Germany Germany's Duerr AG , which supplies paintshops to carmakers, may increase its full-year targets later this year thanks to booming business in China and the United States.

Builder Porr delays bond after Alpine insolvency

Jun 20 2013

STUTTGART, Germany, June 20 Austrian construction group Porr has abandoned for now a 150 million euro ($201 million) bond issue planned for the start of July after peer Alpine filed for insolvency, Chief Executive Karl-Heinz Strauss said on Thursday.

Porsche says new Panamera sales to beat old model

Apr 20 2013

German sports-car maker Porsche said sales of the overhauled Panamera coupe may beat deliveries of the four-door model's first generation.

Porsche says new Panamera sales to beat old model

Apr 20 2013

April 20 German sports-car maker Porsche said sales of the overhauled Panamera coupe may beat deliveries of the four-door model's first generation.

Daimler may cut 2013 outlook on weak European demand

Apr 10 2013

BERLIN German premium carmaker Daimler said it might cut its 2013 profit expectations this month, sparking sharp criticism from shareholders gathering for Wednesday's annual meeting, as Europe's car market shrank at an alarming rate.

Daimler may cut 2013 outlook on weak European demand

Apr 10 2013

BERLIN German premium carmaker Daimler said it might cut its 2013 profit expectations this month, sparking sharp criticism from shareholders gathering for Wednesday's annual meeting, as Europe's car market shrank at an alarming rate.

Porsche profit may slow as it gears up for expansion

Jan 11 2013

BERLIN Porsche's pursuit of record profits could suffer a setback this year as it contends with sluggish demand in Europe and higher spending on plant expansion and dealerships.

Porsche profit may slow as it gears up for expansion

Jan 11 2013

BERLIN Porsche's pursuit of record profits could suffer a setback this year as it contends with sluggish demand in Europe and higher spending on plant expansion and dealerships.

Hugo Boss goes infra-red to beat luxury gloom

Jan 11 2013

METZINGEN, Germany German fashion house Hugo Boss is feeling confident for 2013, even in crisis-hit Europe, thanks to some tricks it has up its well-tailored sleeve to entice customers and take more control over how its suits are sold.

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