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Volkswagen beats the odds in Europe

Nov 30, 2012
As other carmakers in Europe struggle for their very survival, VW is flourishing thanks in part to its worldwide appeal.
Posted In: Auto, Europe, Volkswagen

GM looks to close German autoplant

Nov 29, 2012
Strong unions and labor laws have kept struggling carmakers from cutting plants in Germany, but that may be about to change.
Posted In: Germany, Europe, Auto, GM

Peugeot: Rescued, but constrained by bailout

Nov 28, 2012
Last month, Peugeot secured a $9 billion lifeline from the French government to stay out of bankruptcy. In return, French politicians want the struggling company keep jobs, not cut them.
Posted In: Auto, Europe, peugeot, France, carmakers

European automakers face dark present, uncertain future

Nov 27, 2012
Carmakers in Europe are seeing plunging sales and rising costs -- sound familiar? Will European automakers rebound like their U.S. competitors?
Posted In: Europe, carmakers, Fiat, Auto

European economic outlook grows darker

Nov 7, 2012
The storm clouds are gathering over the European economy. The European Commission says the economy in the European Union will shrink this year and that next year it will only barely grow.
Posted In: Europe, European Union, European Commission

Ancestry.com in $1.6 billion deal, will focus on Europe

Oct 22, 2012
Ancestry.com has been acquired by a private equity group. The genealogy site has plans to expand services in Europe.
Posted In: ancestry, Europe

Draghi levels his big bazooka at eurozone debt

Sep 6, 2012
Making good on earlier promises, European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi has unveiled a huge bond-buying program aimed at tackling the European debt crisis.
Posted In: Europe, ECB, bonds, Europe debt crisis

Angela Merkel visits Beijing

Aug 30, 2012
They're calling it a "trade mission," but one can't help wondering what it might have to do with the debt crisis.
Posted In: Angela Merkel, Europe, China

PODCAST: Republicans consider the gold standard, Hertz to buy Dollar Thrifty

Aug 27, 2012
Among our main stories today are the wrap-up of earnings season, the potential fallout from the recent Apple vs. Samsung patent decision and the popularity of 3D movies in China.
Posted In: apple, gold standard, Europe

European leaders fly to meet and plan for economic future

Aug 23, 2012
French President Francois Hollande travels to Berlin today to meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. That comes a day after Greek prime minister Antonis Samaras asked for more time to get Greece's fiscal house in order. In fact, over the next few days, Europe's skies will be full of dignitaries crisscrossing the continent trying to find a solution to the ongoing debt crisis.
Posted In: Europe

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