Germany’s pandemic recovery raises age-old questions about European economy | Business| Economy and finance news from a German perspective | DW

In 1947, two years after the end of World War II, the European economy was in severe trouble. “We are threatened with total economic and financial catastrophe,” said then French Economy Minister Andre Philip in April that year.

There were many problems but the biggest was Germany. Two years after the Nazis had been defeated, Germany’s recovery had in many ways already been remarkable but economically it remained a basket case and Europe realized it needed its engine back. In part, the Marshall Plan’s purpose was to restore the German economy to the heart of Europe.

By the start of the 1950s, the European economy was in miracle territory but Germany’s miracle burned brightest. The next two decades were among the most prosperous in history.

Here in 2020, the European economy also finds itself at a pivotal and potentially perilous historical moment. The pandemic is ongoing and the economic recovery

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Test Drive column: 2020 BMW 840i Convertible – Business – Austin American-Statesman

Entry price: $97,400
Price as tested: $117,845

It’s been an interesting month when it comes to my Test Drive schedule with several high-end luxury and performance cars ending up in my driveway. This week is no different as we explore all that’s good about this week’s test drive, namely the 2020 BMW 8-Series. Delivered in convertible dress and featuring a special paint scheme, our 840i turned heads the moment it arrived.

First introduced in 1990 and lasting until the 1999 model year as a coupe only, the 8-Series was BMW’s flagship model in the luxury performance market and available only as a two-door coupe. After being dormant for 20 years, BMW brought back the 8-Series “second generation” in 2018 in coupe, convertible and four-door grand coupe trims. The new 840i is joined by two siblings, the M850i (coupe starts at $111,900) and M8 (convertible starts at $142,500). These latter two

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Automobile Horn Market Business Opportunities, Share, Current Trends, Top Key Players, Market Forecast and Global Industry Analysis by 2026

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Sep 23, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
“Final Report will add the analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on this industry”

Global “Automobile Horn Market” research report includes analysis ofmajor raw materials suppliers, manufacturing equipment suppliers, top key playersof the Automobile Horn industry, market share, size, key consumers, and supply chain relationship.Several important areas are covered in this Automobile Horn market research report.

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Top Key Manufacturers in Automobile Horn Market:

● Fiamm ● Minda ● CLARTON HORN ● Denso ● BOSCH ● Seger ● Hella ● IMASEN ● Mitsuba ● STEC ● Feiben ● LG Horn ● MOCC ● Zhejiang Shengda ● ZHONGZHOU ELECTRICAL ● Chenzhong ● JieJia ● Jingu

Automobile Horn Market report includes the regions, market conditions with the product price, capacity, production, supply, profit, demand and

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With Dashain approaching, beleaguered automobile dealers hopeful business will pick up

Kathmandu, Sept. 27 — With the lifting of the lockdown, new product launches and Dashain and Tihar schemes and offers, automobile dealers have become hopeful sales will pick up with the festive season.

Krishna Prasad Dulal, president of Nepal Automobile Dealers Association (NADA), said that the sector is expecting to hit the bulk of their yearly sales target-around 40 percent-during the festival time, with hopes that this will introduce a gradual pick up in sales.

With the lockdown in place, automobile import had declined by around 60 percent in the first two months of the current fiscal year, he said. But with the lift in restriction orders, the sector is looking for a positive start, he said.

In the past few months, the sales growth of two-wheelers has risen in comparison to four-wheelers. But the highest sales has been of development and infrastructure development automobiles, he said.

Demand for four-wheelers

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Volkswagen Excellence Centers Launched For Used Car Business

Volkswagen India pre-owned cars business was launched a few months ago. Today, they have announced a more advanced setup for their used car business, called Das WeltAuto (DWA) Excellence Centers. These centers ties in digitally integrated and customized services when buying, selling or exchanging a pre-owned car.

Built on a unique retail experience, VW DWA Excellence Centers focus on pricing transparency, and make available a wide range of multi brand pre-owned cars. Customers are assured a dedicated relationship manager, and benefit from the guarantee of warranty on pre-owned cars.

At present, there are 105 DWA outlets across India. In 2020-21, 17 more DWA Excellence Centers are planned. The digitally integrated Das WeltAuto Excellence Centres also offer customized services. Customers can avail of car evaluation, special finance offer, accessory packages, and hassle-free transfer.

Built on competitive pricing, vehicles are thoroughly checked and certified along with genuine accessories, service and warranty packages

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Europe Automotive Business Process Management Market 2020 Worldwide Opportunities, Driving Forces, COVID-19 Impact Analysis, Future Potential 2028

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Sep 24, 2020 (AmericaNewsHour) —
Statistics

There was a growth of about 41.3% in the number of persons employed as ICT specialists during the period 2008-2018, which was about 12 times as high as the corresponding increase (3.4%) for total employment.

CRIFAX added a report on ‘Europe Automotive Business Process Management Market, 2020-2028’ to its database of market research collaterals consisting of overall market scenario with prevalent and future growth prospects, among other growth strategies used by key players to stay ahead of the game. Additionally, recent trends, mergers and acquisitions, region-wise growth analysis along with challenges that are affecting the growth of the market are also stated in the report.

The Europe Automotive Business Process Management Market is anticipated to observe steady growth with many changes in the methods of production and pattern of employment in

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Automobile Exhaust Catalyst Market Growth and Demand, Product Overview, Company Profiles and Recent Business Development, Forecast to 2020-2026

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Sep 02, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
“Final Report will add the analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on this industry”.

Global “Automobile Exhaust Catalyst Market” report business can effectively gain a holistic view of the market and then also benchmark all the companies in the industry. Analysts have studied the data of revenue, production, and manufacturers of each region. Understanding the segments helps in identifying the importance of different factors that aid the market growth. This report represents overall Automobile Exhaust Catalyst market size by analyzing historical data and future prospect. It also provides useful recommendations for new as well as established players of the Automobile Exhaust Catalyst market.

Segments of the Automobile Exhaust Catalyst market are analyzed on the basis of market share, production, consumption, revenue, CAGR, market size, and more factors. Market participants can use

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Auto China 2020: German carmakers look to switch gears | Business| Economy and finance news from a German perspective | DW

It’s a moment car enthusiasts have waited for for months, having been left frustrated following the cancellation or postponement of some of the auto industry’s marquee events — including the auto fairs in Geneva and Detroit — due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The auto fans can finally get up close and personal with their favorite vehicles after enduring months of virtual launches. 

The motor show in Beijing, taking place from this weekend after nearly a six-month delay, is the first auto gala since the coronavirus outbreak and comes just months after a record drop in car sales, including a nearly 80% crash in China in February. 

For the carmakers, battered by the economic fallout of the pandemic, the event offers a great opportunity to showcase their latest offerings and innovations and network with experts and customers as they strive to gain market share in the world’s biggest auto market.   

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Automotive Industry AGV Market 2020 : Top Countries Data, Market Size, Share Analysis to 2026 Business Opportunities and Growth Forecast

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Aug 27, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
Automotive Industry AGV Market” is valued at 670.9 million USD in 2020 is expected to reach 1006.6 million USD by the end of 2026, growing at a CAGR of 5.9% during 2021-2026, According to New Research Study. 360 Research Reports provides key analysis on the global market in a report, titled “Automotive Industry AGV Market by Types (Unit Load Type, Automated Forklift Type, Tugger Type, Others, Warehouse, Production Line), Applications (Warehouse, Production Line) and Region – Global Forecast to 2026” BrowseMarket data Tables and Figures spread through122 Pages and in-depth TOC onAutomotive Industry AGV Market.

COVID-19 can affect the global economy in three main ways: by directly affecting production and demand, by creating supply chain and market disruption, and by its financial impact on firms and financial markets.

Final

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After brutal spring, Austin auto dealers see reasons for optimism – Business – Austin American-Statesman

After a brutal spring, Central Texas auto dealers are feeling optimistic as inventories are starting to bounce back and shoppers are returning to showrooms.

Dealerships were deemed essential businesses during the Texas lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic and were never forced to close.

But they had many factors working against them, the biggest being that automakers shut down for months. That trickled down to dealerships who found themselves with a shortage of vehicles on their lots.

Not that a lot of people were out car shopping anyway.

“There were definitely some days of uncertainty,” said Nyle Maxwell, owner of the Nyle Maxwell Family of Dealerships. “In June we had not received any shipments in two or three months.”

But with auto assembly plants ramping back up and buyers returning to dealerships — now wearing masks and using hand sanitizing stations — business is recovering, Maxwell said.

His company, which hasn’t

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