Tag: Germany

  • After the “hippie” bus and the Beetle, VW has its sights set on America again

    As Volkswagen seeks to resurrect the Scout brand in the United States, CEO Herbert Diess shed light on the decision, saying it represents an opportunity for the German auto giant to “become much more American”. VW announced plans to relaunch the Scout as an all-electric pickup and “rugged” SUV last Wednesday, with prototypes due to […]

  • Astronomers see a nova explosion on a white dwarf for the first time

    Astronomers in Germany have spotted a fiery “nova explosion” of a white dwarf for the first time ever. Researchers observed the event, using data from the joint German-Russian eROSITA X-ray telescope, which is stationed in space about 900,000 miles away. The X-ray flash – dubbed YZ Reticuli – completely overexposed the center of eROSITA’s detector, […]

  • European markets climb as investors anticipate US inflation data; Stoxx 600 up 1%

    LONDON — European stocks advanced Wednesday morning as investors eagerly awaited the latest inflation reading. The pan-European Stoxx 600 gained 1.2% by mid-morning. Autos jumped 2.9% to lead the gains, with all sectors trading in positive territory except for health care, which fell 0.9%. The positive morning in Europe came after choppy trading sessions in […]