‘Good Momentum’ Prompts Siemens To Once Again Raise Profit And Sales Guidance

Following its estimate beating earnings for its second quarter, the German conglomerate Siemens also increased its profit and sale guidance for the full year which was a second such raise by the company so far in its fiscal year. Moving into the second half of its fiscal year, the company has “good momentum” which the…

Strong Demand For Premium Cars Prompts Volkswagen To Lift Margin Target For 2021

There was strong demand for its car models that delivers higher margins during the first three months of the year said the German car maker and the largest car maker of Europe, Volkswagen, which prompted the company to raise its operating margin target for the current year. An operating profit margin of between 5.5 and…

GM Bucks Chip Shortage Hit With Quarterly Profits As High Margin Model Demand Grows

Despite a global semiconductor chip shortage, better than expected results for the first quarter was announced by General Motors Co as the company managed to keep costs low and focused on sale of pickup trucks and SUVs that deliver higher margins. The company expects its pre-tax profit for the current year to come in at…

Elon Musk’s Starlink satellite internet service receives 500,000 preorders

In a statement SpaceX’s founder Elon Musk said, the company has received more than 500,000 preorders for its Starlink satellite internet service and anticipates no technical problems at meeting that demand. The “only limitation is high density of users in urban areas,” tweeted Musk in response to a post from a CNBC reporter that said the…

Germany gathers speed in green financing norms

In a significant development, a strategic plan by the German government sees offshoots in new green financing norms aimed at steering capital towards environmental projects and developing Germany into a leading hub for sustainable finance. The Sustainable Finance Strategy which plans on listing 26 individual measures is scheduled to be adopted by the cabinet on…

Electric car, bus maker Arrival to develop electric ride-hailing car for Uber Technologies Inc

On Tuesday, in a joint statement British electric van and bus maker Arrival stated, they will collaborate to develop an electric car for Uber Technologies Inc, which will go into production in late 2023. Uber and Arrival will also explore a strategic partnership in key markets, including the United States, EU and the United Kingdom/…