Europe car sales grew for 5th straight year in 2018 – Sun Herald

Europe car sales grew for 5th straight year in 2018 – Sun Herald

The European carmakers association, ACEA, says the car market rose modestly in 2018, despite contractions in the last four months due to the impact of a new emissions test. ACEA reported Wednesday that full-year car sales were up 0.1 percent to 15.2 million passenger cars, the fifth straight year of growth. That’s despite four months […]

China courts friends in low places to win in Europe – The Straits Times

China courts friends in low places to win in Europe – The Straits Times

BERLIN (BLOOMBERG) – When Wolfgang Tiefensee first made his pitch to the world’s biggest maker of electric-vehicle batteries, he was told he stood no chance of luring investment to Germany. More than a year and two trips to China later, Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd. agreed to build its first foreign plant in the eastern German state of […]

Brexit: How would no deal affect UK citizens in the EU? – BBC News

Brexit: How would no deal affect UK citizens in the EU? – BBC News

Image copyright AFP Image caption Trips across the Channel won’t be the same for Britons and EU citizens The UK government’s Brexit withdrawal deal offers temporary guarantees for Britons living elsewhere in the EU and EU citizens in the UK. But it still requires approval by the UK Parliament and European Parliament to become law. […]

Calls for Huawei boycott get mixed response in Europe – The Local Norway

Calls for Huawei boycott get mixed response in Europe – The Local Norway

Pedestrians walk past a Huawei store in Beijing on December 28. Photo: WANG ZHAO / AFP Europe is giving US-led calls for a boycott of Huawei 5G telecoms equipment a mixed reception, with some governments untroubled by spy suspicions against the Chinese giant, but others backing a ban. In the latest setback for Huawei, […]

BBC Weather: Europe to be BOMBARDED with up to a METRE of SNOW – Express.co.uk

BBC Weather: Europe to be BOMBARDED with up to a METRE of SNOW – Express.co.uk

The BBC’s Meteorologist Matt Taylor explained that freezing air will ensure that some European nations continue to be hit by showers of snow and sleet. He said: “We continue to drag in cold air down across the eastern half of Europe. With it some disruptive snowfall particularly for Alpine regions and later the Balkans. “At […]

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