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Corruption accusations have long plagued ThyssenKrupp’s submarine business, but documents obtained by Handelsblatt show the extent of the dubious methods used by employees at the German industrial giant. /  A Type 214 sub made by ThyssenKrupp unit HDW.

Corruption accusations have long plagued ThyssenKrupp’s submarine business, but documents obtained by Handelsblatt show the extent of the dubious methods used by employees at the German industrial giant. / A Type 214 sub made by ThyssenKrupp unit HDW.

Harald Krüger is since April the new CEO of German automaker BMW. Mr. Krüger, who began as an apprentice at the Munich firm in 1992, is bringing in a more ambitious, aggressive e-car strategy.

Harald Krüger is since April the new CEO of German automaker BMW. Mr. Krüger, who began as an apprentice at the Munich firm in 1992, is bringing in a more ambitious, aggressive e-car strategy.

Audi's new R8 puts Tesla on the run

Audi's new R8 puts Tesla on the run

Adidas wants to focus on its core business – shoes.

Adidas wants to focus on its core business – shoes.

If RWE can streamline the company successfully, it could be better equipped to handle Germany’s transition to renewable energy and phasing out of nuclear power.

If RWE can streamline the company successfully, it could be better equipped to handle Germany’s transition to renewable energy and phasing out of nuclear power.

Yussif Mahawakli, a 27-year-old in Accra, Ghana, in June said he collected and resold electronic waste salvaged from a local dump. The European Environment Agency estimates between 250,000 tons and 1.3m tons of used electrical products are shipped out of the E.U. every year, mostly to west Africa and Asia. Source: DPA

Yussif Mahawakli, a 27-year-old in Accra, Ghana, in June said he collected and resold electronic waste salvaged from a local dump. The European Environment Agency estimates between 250,000 tons and 1.3m tons of used electrical products are shipped out of the E.U. every year, mostly to west Africa and Asia. Source: DPA

Attack of the Digital Automakers: The rise of competition from #SiliconValley, such as #Google and #Apple, is posing real challenges to #German automakers, the CEO of #Volkswagen told employees last week.

Attack of the Digital Automakers: The rise of competition from #SiliconValley, such as #Google and #Apple, is posing real challenges to #German automakers, the CEO of #Volkswagen told employees last week.

Pitching off the Pitch: With dizzying amounts of cash sloshing around professional #soccer, traditional #German #advertising agencies have set up specialist #sport divisions to get a piece of the #marketing action.

Pitching off the Pitch: With dizzying amounts of cash sloshing around professional #soccer, traditional #German #advertising agencies have set up specialist #sport divisions to get a piece of the #marketing action.

Three #German automakers -- #BMW, #Audi and #Daimler -- have teamed up to buy #Nokia’s digital #HERE mapping service for €2.8 billion.

Three #German automakers -- #BMW, #Audi and #Daimler -- have teamed up to buy #Nokia’s digital #HERE mapping service for €2.8 billion.

Waffen Buffett's German Scout

Waffen Buffett's German Scout

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