German automaker Daimler has announced that it has taken a controlling stake in British taxi-hailing app Hailo. This is a significant move into a new segment of the auto world, and it could indicate the start of a general move by German carmakers into these new frontiers of the auto-related industry A New Frontier Hailo […]
Monthly Archives: July 2016
Legislation has been enacted in Germany that means automakers will have to install black boxes in all cars that have an autopilot setting. Lawmakers say this will allow investigators to determine responsibility in the event of an accident. Fatal Crash The law arises, according to sources from the German Transport Ministry, from the fatal crash […]
Brexit has already started to cause severe market tremors in the German car market due to its overexposure to the UK car market. With German car manufacturers exporting more than one million cars every single year, automakers in Germany are feeling the pinch. The Rise of EU Markets Although the likes of BMW, Audi, and […]
German carmakers are, once again, at the centre of controversy as some of them come under investigation in relation to a price-fixing probe. Part suppliers Robert Bosch and Friedrichshafen are involved in the probe, as are BMW, Daimler, and VW, in another blow to the VW independent specialist businesses across the world.