Ferdinand Piech, the grandson of the inventor of the VW Beetle, was more than ever the Germany's auto godfather on Thursday after his vision of a Volkswagen-Porsche tie-up prevailed.
After years of industrial and familial battles, Europe's biggest car marker Volkswagen appeared close Thursday to taking over fellow German carmaker Porsche.
Peter Harry Carstensen, the conservative premier of the northern German state of Schleswig-Holstein, lost a confidence vote as expected on Thursday, clearing the way for early elections on September 27.
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The race to take over General Motors Opel unit was reduced to a head-to-head duel on Thursday after GM jettisoned an offer from China's BAIC, leaving just Magna and RHJ International standing.
Stuttgart police are investigating the death of a 21-year-old man who bled to death Thursday morning after he jumped head first into a swimming pool at a disco, a spokesperson told The Local on Thursday.
More than half of Germans believe in love at first sight – many of them through their own experience, a poll for the German edition of Reader’s Digest revealed on Thursday.
German Justice Minister Brigitte Zypries on Thursday backed changing the law to allow gay couples adopt children.
Berlin had the highest concentration of immigrants in 2008, welcoming 13 new people for every 1,000 residents, a report from the Federal Statistics Office (Destatis) said on Thursday.
Wendelin Wiedeking was a savvy manager who saved Germany's Porsche from the brink and transformed it into a firm as impressive as one of its roaring sports cars.
There were clues that the ground in Nachterstedt was unstable years before a landslide pulled homes into a lake killing three people earlier this week, daily Frankfurter Rundschau reported on Thursday.
The German luxury sports car maker Porsche announced Thursday the resignation "with immediate effect" of chief executive Wendelin Wiedeking and financial director Holger Härter.
A new comic book about the life of German Chancellor Angela Merkel as "Miss Tschörmänie" has sold out in four days.