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VW sets up $10 billion US Dieselgate fund

Seeking to avoid a major trial in the US, Volkwagen has set up a massive fund to pay up for Dieselgate-related damages in the US. The US Department of Justice has called for a plan to be finalized by the end of July.

Deutsche Welle

Cesar Chelala

Mr. Trump is a toy soldier

Toy soldiers (miniature figurines representing real soldiers) have a long history. They have been found in ancient Egyptian tombs, and have since appeared in many cultures and eras. During the 18th century, toy soldiers became very popular, inspired by the military exploits of Frederik the Great, the King of Prussia. An important producer of plastic soldiers in …

Cesar Chelala

US agribusiness giant Monsanto

Monsanto rejects Bayer’s takeover bid

US agribusiness giant Monsanto has rejected a multi-billion takeover bid by German pharma and crop science firm Bayer, saying the offer was too low. However, they were open to further talks on a merger, they said.

Deutsche Welle


US orders Takata to expand airbag recall

US auto safety regulators have ordered Japanese manufacturer Takata to recall millions more inflators installed in cars in the United States. They said the airbags concerned would have to be replaced in several phases.

Deutsche Welle


US car sales up, but VW suffers

Car sales in the US are on track to shatter last year’s record of 17.5 million units shifted to customers. But German carmaker VW continues to feel the impact of its scandal over its emissions-cheating software.

Deutsche Welle