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Cops Seize Server That Hosted BlueLeaks, DDoSecrets Says

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: Authorities in Germany have seized a server used by the organization that published a trove of US police internal documents commonly known as BlueLeaks, according to the organization's founder. On Tuesday, Emma Best, the founder of Distributed Denial of Secrets or DDoSecrets, a WikiLeaks-like website that has published the police data, said that prosecutors in the German town of Zwickau seized the organization's "primary public download serve...
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Volkswagen now officially runs Europe’s biggest electric car plant

One of the world’s biggest carmakers is calling time on producing internal combustion vehicles at one of its biggest factories in Germany. From now on, that factory will only produce electric cars — and it’ll claim the title of Europe’s largest electric vehicle plant. Last Friday, Volkswagen announced that its Zwickau plant has produced its last combustion engined vehicle. The last car to roll off the Zwickau production line was a Golf R station wagon with a 2.0 liter petrol engine in case you w...
Tags: Startups, Electric Vehicle, Europe, Germany, Cars, Volkswagen, Shift, Zwickau, Tesla Cybertruck, Lordstown Endurance

Merkel Cheers VW’s Electric Push Amid Growing Climate Critique

(Bloomberg) -- Angela Merkel’s visit to a revamped Volkswagen AG electric-car plant in Zwickau on Monday is a stark reminder of what’s at stake both for the German chancellor and VW boss Herbert Diess.Merkel -- who critics say has long been soft on the auto industry -- has come under fire for failing to make more progress in curbing greenhouse-gas emissions, while Diess is attempting to manage the expensive shift to electric vehicles for the masses without ruining the world’s biggest carmaker.“T...
Tags: Europe, News, Germany, Berlin, Vw, Merkel, Volkswagen, Seat, Volkswagen AG, Saxony, Zwickau, VW Audi, Thuringia, Diess, Christoph Rauwald, Tesla Inc

Threat or promise? E-auto boom could cost some industry jobs

ZWICKAU, Germany (AP) — Over 115 years the auto industry in the east German town of Zwickau has lived through wrenching upheavals. Now it’s facing more change: top employer Volkswagen’s total shift into electric cars at the local plant. The world’s largest carmaker is creating its first all-electric plant and phasing out production of the […]
Tags: Business, Technology, News, Nation, Volkswagen, Germany AP, Zwickau

Threat or promise? E-auto boom could cost industry jobs

ZWICKAU, Germany (AP) — Over 115 years the auto industry in the east German town of Zwickau has lived through wrenching upheavals including World War II and the collapse of communism. Now the city’s 90,000 people are plunging headlong into another era of change: top employer Volkswagen’s total shift into electric cars at the local […]
Tags: Business, Technology, News, Nation, Volkswagen, Germany AP, Zwickau

You Can’t Blame Volkswagen for Trying

On Tuesday, Volkswagen announced its plan to assemble 600,000 electric vehicles utilizing the brand’s MEB platform at two plants in China. The facilities, said to be located in the cities of Anting and Foshan, will help bolster EV volume after the completion of VW’s Zwickau plant in Germany — which the company previously claimed would manufacture 330,000 […] The post You Can’t Blame Volkswagen for Trying appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Investments, China, Germany, Corporate Strategy, Industry, Vw, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Automotive Industry, Volkswagen, EVs, Industry News, Volkswagen Group, Zwickau, Herbert Diess, Foshan

VW Says ID.3 Pre-orders Exceeding Expectations

Volkswagen seems to be feeling pretty good about itself today. After announcing pre-orders for the ID.3 hatchback, the first vehicle from VW’s new electric sub-brand, the company reported it was already having issues coping with demand. Within 24 hours, the automaker said it had received more than 10,000 reservations throughout Europe, creating some extra work […] The post VW Says ID.3 Pre-orders Exceeding Expectations appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: ID, Production, Vw, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Manufacturing, Volkswagen, EVs, Electric Cars, Volkswagen Group, Volkswagen AG, Zwickau, News Blog, Facilities, ID.3

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Science Fiction Dominik, Hans: Die Macht der Drei V.1 [German], 15.07.2018

Hans (Joachim) Dominik (geboren 15. November 1872 in Zwickau; gestorben 9. Dezember 1945 in Berlin) war ein deutscher Science-Fiction- und Sachbuchautor, Wissenschaftsjournalist und Ingenieur (Elektrotechnik, Maschinenbau) … Dominik ist einer der bedeutendsten Pioniere der Zukunftsliteratur in Deutschland. Seine Science-Fiction-Erzählungen erfreuen sich seit Anfang des 20. Jahrhunderts bis in die Gegenwart großer Beliebtheit. Sie wurden in hohen Auflagen gedruckt und werden bis heute immer wiede...
Tags: Books, Wikipedia, Berlin, ePub Books, Zwickau, Hans Joachim Dominik, Wirken, Stelle, Macht, Neben Science Fiction, Regeln der Kunst Da der Verfasser, Hans Dominik Die Macht

VW to Spend $40 Billion on Electrified Cars, Autonomous Tech

We knew Volkswagen was getting serious about electric cars after its diesel scandal, but a new announcement reveals just how serious it is. VW Group will spend 34 billion euros, around $40 billion, on electrification, autonomous driving, mobility services, and digitalization through the end of 2022. Most of this money will go toward “the electrification and hybridization of all Group models,” Volkswagen Group said in a statement. The investment goals were established today at a VW Group planning...
Tags: Europe, News, Germany, Vw, Volkswagen, Group, Volkswagen Group, VW Group, Zwickau, Electrified Cars Autonomous Tech

Misunderstood Cars: The VEB Sachsenring Trabant

  Photography by the author. [Editor’s note: It was Shakespeare who penned, “There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so”—wisdom that certainly applies to the world of the automobile. While others compile lists of “Worst Cars,” we prefer to see the glass as half-full, hence the reason for the new “Misunderstood Cars” series. In it, we’ll tackle cars that have long received a bad rap, beginning with Jeff Koch’s take on the oft-maligned Trabant.] The year is 1964, and a young m...
Tags: Berlin Wall, America, Vw, Porsche, Autos, Volkswagen, Shakespeare, Saab, Peugeot, Oddities, West Germany, Zwickau, Western Germany, Eastern Bloc, Eastern Germany, Wartburg

To tackle neo-Nazis, we must treat its ‘thinkers’ like thugs

Following the death of Heather Heyer in Charlottesville, the media must find the language to take on the so-called ‘tie Nazi’ as robustly as they would the ‘boot Nazi’In Germany, following the discovery of a far-right terrorist cell in 2011, an ex-Nazi made the distinction between “krawattennazis” (tie Nazis) and “stiefelnazis” (boot Nazis), to separate thinkers and thugs. The terror group, Zwickau, turned itself in after a decade of murderous activity undetected by security services. One Greek ...
Tags: Europe, Protest, Germany, Virginia, World news, US news, US politics, Race issues, The far right, Nazi, Charlottesville, NPD, Zwickau, Heather Heyer

Borussia Dortmund cancel friendly vs. Zwickau due to lack of players

Borussia Dortmund have postponed their friendly at FSV Zwickau on Sunday as they do not feel they can "name a strong team." Dortmund
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Volkswagen Apprentices Reveal AWD Hybrid GTI Show Car for Worthersee

Austria’s annual Volkswagen festival, the Wörthersee Meeting, is unlike any other car event and a great place for Volkswagen and Sitech apprentices to reveal their one-of-a-kind Golf GTI dubbed the Golf GTI First Decade – the first GTI to be powered by a hybrid powertrain. Built in less than nine months by 13 Wolfsburg plant apprentices, the GTI First Decade is powered by a 404-hp gasoline engine driving the front wheels, coupled to a rear-mounted electric motor that drives the rear wheels. The ...
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U2 fan attempting to gather all the ZooTV Trabants for band’s anniversary

Photos courtesy Tim Cunningham. They flew. They lit up the darkness. They did not, however – could not, in fact – drive under their own power, yet they remain some of the world’s best-known Trabants (and art cars), and this fall one U2 fan hopes to gather all of the remaining East German Duroplast machines that served as fixtures for the band’s ZooTV concert tour. “I’m a U2 fan, and for years I tried to find a way to combine my two hobbies,” said Tim Cunningham, who also owns a Ford Model A. “...
Tags: Texas, Berlin Wall, Berlin, Shows, Anniversaries, United States, Mtv, U2, Autos, Luxembourg, Anton Corbijn, Dublin, Cleveland, Junior, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Liberace

Ex-Barcelona youngster Alen Halilovic scores glorious goal for Hamburg (Official video)

Man of the match Alen Halilovic By Ben Green Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 10:14 Alen Halilovic grabs a Golazo Croatian wonderkid Alen Halilovic made his first appearance for Hamburg on Monday night and...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Nou Camp, Hamburg, Alen Halilovic, Zwickau, Ben Green, Golazos, Halilovic

VW to Temporarily Stop Golf Production due to Supplier Conflict

Volkswagen is in the middle of a brutal legal battle with one of its suppliers, a conflict that has put the automaker’s factories in Germany at a standstill. VW stopped production of the Passat sedan in Emden on Thursday and will halt Golf production in Wolfsburg next week. Prevent Group, which makes seat and transmission parts, is furious that VW backed out of a contract. The parts maker had already made adjustments to its factory to prepare for the services that VW cancelled. Meanwhile, the au...
Tags: News, Germany, Bloomberg, Vw, Volkswagen, Wolfsburg, Zwickau, Bankhaus Lampe, Kassel, Emden

Action Dominik, Hans: Moderne Piraten [German] V1 26.03.2016

Hans (Joachim) Dominik (geboren 15. November 1872 in Zwickau; gestorben 9. Dezember 1945 in Berlin) war ein deutscher Science-Fiction- und Sachbuchautor, Wissenschaftsjournalist und Ingenieur (Elektrotechnik, Maschinenbau). Hier schildert der Meistererzähler technischer Zukunftsromane die weltweiten Abenteuer eines jungen Deutschen im Kampf gegen eine internationale Rauschgifthändlerbande. Nicht nur die technischen Begebenheiten, sondern auch die aufregenden Erlebnisse in fremden Landen, zu Was...
Tags: Berlin, ePub Books, Luft, Zwickau, Wasser, Landen, Moderne Piraten, Hans Joachim Dominik, Elektrotechnik Maschinenbau Hier server seized again by German prosecutor, service moves to Romania

The administrator of the e-mail hosting service told Ars on Friday that a second hard drive had been seized from his Bavarian data center by the district attorney for the City of Zwickau in eastern Germany. As a result, he has now moved the service out of Germany and is in the process of restoring it.
Tags: Germany, Romania, Ars, Zwickau

Syrian family finds new home, new year's hope in Germany

In this Dec. 8, 2015 file picture Syrian refugee Reem Habashieh stands in front of a traditional wooden Christmas pyramid at the Christmas market in Zwickau, eastern Germany. The Habashieh family are among an unprecedented wave of asylum seekers - more than one million this year - who have come to this rich country seeking a fresh start.
Tags: Germany, Zwickau, Reem Habashieh, Habashieh

Volkswagen Phaeton Plant to Close as Part of Cost-Cutting Plan

Volkswagen announced it will close its Dresden manufacturing plant, a small and fancy facility where the automaker builds its flagship Phaeton sedan. The closure, slated to occur next March, comes at a time when the automaker is cutting back to cover costs associated with its diesel emissions scandal. However, the automaker points out that during the plant’s closure, it will be converted to produce the new all-electric Phaeton, which is set to debut in 2019. Volkswagen says it will need a year t...
Tags: News, Vw, Porsche, Volkswagen, Audi, Dresden, Reuters, Volkswagen Group, Zwickau, Volkswagen Phaeton Plant, Phaeton, Modular Electric Kit MEB, Porsche Mission E, Phaeton Reuters

More road blocks for VW

European sales take another knock, jobs are cut in Zwickau and part of its funding for a new factory in Poland is, reportedly, frozen: VW counts the ongoing costs of its emissions scandal. Hayley Platt reports.
Tags: Vw, Poland, Zwickau, Hayley Platt