Chancellor Merkel's challengers presented their long-awaited tax proposal ahead of the federal elections and struck a measured tone that saw unexpected changes in key demands.
Germany's foreign minister and the Austrian chancellor bashed the new US Senate sanctions for being a thinly veiled attempt to outmaneuver Russian gas competitors.
The world's largest car-parts maker is set to invest a record sum into a semi-conductor plant in Dresden, German media reports. The move would boost its advances into autonomous driving.
Aiming to overhaul a hodgepodge of security systems, state interior ministers agreed on new measures to improve coordination, such as the monitoring of messenger services and fingerprinting children.
Discounter Aldi plans to invest $3.4 billion on 2,500 stores across the US as rival Lidl prepares to open its first stores there this week.
German politicians have long urged the ECB to loosen its expansive monetary policy, but Mario Draghi's latest remarks suggest that savers in Europe's largest economy will need a lot of staying power.
Amazon will need time to optimize its grocery delivery service Fresh and voice recognition software Alexa will soon read your emotions, two executives in Germany tell Handelsblatt.
Prosecutors are investigating Audi after a German government commission found illegal diesel cheating software at two models of the carmaker, a luxury subsidiary of Volkswagen.
Car parts maker Bosch is planning to take over the ailing Italian sub-supplier that caused a production standstill at carmaker BMW.
Germany's Daimler says it has signed an agreement with a joint venture partner to produce much sought-after electric cars for the booming Chinese market.