Business

Germany is the world’s fourth-largest economy, highly innovative and has a strong focus on exports. The future lies in Industry 4.0.

Topic of the week: international business

A European champion

How one Dutch and two German companies together became world market leaders for machines to produce super microchips.

The e-offensive

Volkswagen is more committed to e-mobility than any other German automaker. Thomas Ulbrich, VW's board member responsible for e-mobility, explains what the company is planning.
Africa

Roadmap for more growth

Plans are for a massive free-trade zone in Africa. Africa expert Heiko Schwiderowski explains what this means for German companies and how far the plans have got.

The Tesla effect

Tesla's decision in favour of Brandenburg has drawn attention to Germany's new federal states. Will they become the centre of e-mobility?

Rethinking capitalism

In Davos, experts from the fields of politics and business will be discussing a new economic form. Professor Jens Südekum explains the issues involved.
Israel

Moon Mission

Israeli and German companies are intending to go to the moon together – and are building a landing system for commercial use.