Tesla launches fast charging infrastructure in Berlin

In a development that marks the setting up of infrastructure for electric vehicles, managers at Tesla demonstrated a new supercharger in a research campus at Berlin saying, they were looking to target more cities to install electric vehicle charging infrastructure to increase the traction of EVs for potential buyers. “Now, as part of our commitment…

Germany and France present joint manifesto on industrial policy

The aim is to provide a supporting hand to local manufacturing and boost their growth, including the production of cells for electric vehicles. In a significant development, France and Germany agreed on a joint manifesto for a new industrial policy in Europe to help support local companies to better compete with rivals, including foreign ones,…

London still maintain sizeable leads as top destination for fintech funding

Although London is still maintaining a sizeable lead, Paris and Berlin are fast catching up. The gap could narrow down significantly in case of a cliffhanger Brexit. Data from PitchBook, a funding database, shows that despite Brexit, London has managed to cling on to the title of the top destination for technology investments in 2018…

European Commission likely to approve easyJet’s $47 million acquisition of Air Berlin

The potential approval will enable easyJet to pull ahead of its peers, including Lufthansa and Ryanair. On Monday, as per sources familiar with the matter at hand, easyJet, a budget airline from Britain, is set to win an unconditional approval from EU antitrust authorities to buy parts of its German peer, Air Berlin. As a…