Marc Sachon

7,057 Added | 7 Magazines | 4 Likes | 605 Followers | @EMSA2013 | These article archives collect articles that deal with topics I am interested in. Lately the focus is mostly on automotive, given the ongoing disruption of the industry. 

As companies reveal gigantic CEO-to-worker pay ratios, some worry how low-paid workers might take the news

A potentially embarrassing math calculation employers have long hoped to escape -- one that pay experts thought was dead following President Trump's election -- can no longer be avoided.<p>In recent weeks, a few public companies have begun disclosing a ratio, required for the first time this year, …

Income Inequality

To get a ride, Uber says take a walk

DETROIT — The latest variation of an Uber ride will require a short walk.<p>In eight U.S. cities, the ride-hailing company is rolling out a service called “Express Pool,” which links riders in the same area who want to travel to similar destinations. Once linked, riders would need to walk a couple of …

Transportation

Toyota Readies Cheaper Electric Motor by Halving Rare Earth Use

Toyota Motor Corp. is readying electric motors that include as much as 50 percent less in rare earths amid concern of a supply crunch as automakers …

Rare Earth

Uber CEO's Asia Trip Underscores Its Persistent Global Ambitions

Uber Technologies Inc. isn’t ready to give up the world.<p>Dara Khosrowshahi, in his first trip to Asia since becoming chief executive officer, made it …

Autonomous Vehicle

Nobody Wants to Let Google Win the War for Maps All Over Again

On any given day, there could be a half dozen autonomous cars mapping the same street corner in Silicon Valley. These cars, each from a different …

Autonomous Vehicle

Apple Is Said to Negotiate Buying Cobalt Direct From Miners

Apple Inc. is in talks to buy long-term supplies of cobalt directly from miners for the first time, according to people familiar with the matter, …

Alternative Fuel

Daimler legt Grundstein für modernste Autofabrik der Welt

Die Grundsteinlegung für die Produktionshalle „Factory 56“ im Mercedes-Benz Werk Sindelfingen erfolgte mit hochrangigen Vertretern aus Politik und …

Stefan Quandt baut seine Macht bei BMW aus

Der Milliardär Stefan Quandt gewinnt bei BMW massiv an Einfluss. Durch eine Übertragung von Stimmrechten für Aktien kann er nun wichtige …

BP sees self-driving electric vehicles crimping oil demand by 2040

LONDON (Reuters) - The emergence of self-driving electric cars and travel sharing are set to dent oil consumption by 2040, oil and gas giant BP (BP.L) said, forecasting a peak in demand for the first time.<p>In its benchmark annual Energy Outlook, BP forecast a 100-fold growth in electric vehicles by …

Oil

Ford aims to set up German bank this year to offset any Brexit risk

LONDON (Reuters) - Ford (F.N) said on Tuesday it hopes to set up a bank in Germany in the second half of the year after applying for a license in the country as part of its strategy to mitigate any risk from Britain leaving the European Union.<p>Ford Credit Europe (FCE) sought a German banking …

United Kingdom

Musk’s Brother Finds Good Use for Tesla Model 3 Shortage

Tesla Inc. has a new electric car, the relatively affordable Model 3, that its factory is struggling to produce in enough numbers to meet red-hot …

Tesla

Made in China 2025

June 1, 2015<p><b>Q1: What is "Made in China 2025"?</b><p><b>A1:</b> "Made in China 2025" is an initiative to comprehensively upgrade Chinese industry. The initiative …

Innovation

Der Siegeszug der Eigenmarken geht weiter

Düsseldorf (dpa) - Die Verbraucher in Deutschland haben 2017 so oft zu Eigenmarken der großen Handelsketten gegriffen wie noch nie. Egal ob "Ja" oder …

Daimler Drops on Report Software Affected U.S. Emissions Tests

Daimler AG fell after a German newspaper reported U.S. investigators detected software in its Mercedes-Benz diesel cars that might have been designed …

Daimler AG

VW-Nutzfahrzeuge-Chef Andreas Renschler: Warum der vielbeschworene Kulturwandel bei VW nur langsam vorankommt

Nutzfahrzeuge-Chef Renschler sieht VW auf einem guten Weg. Im Interview spricht er über die Affentests und die Angst vieler vor neuen Technologien.

ING Diba kauft Lendico - manager magazin

19.02.2018<p>Rocket-Internet-Gründung Lendico geht an Niederländer ING Diba macht als erste deutsche Bank wirklich Ernst mit Fintech<p>Von Heinz-Roger …

Electric Vehicles May Raise India’s Risk of Cyber-Security Breaches

India’s dependence on imported components for electric vehicles could make the country vulnerable to cyber-security breaches, according to the …

NITI Aayog

Russian Self-Driving Car Takes on Snow and Sub-Zero Conditions

Apple Inc.’s engineers are used to the balmy conditions of California. No such luck for those at Yandex NV, Russia’s largest internet company, who …

Toyota Prius

Taking a lap with auto stocks

Despite the concerns of a topped out U.S automobile market and deceleration in China, global auto sales are forecast to hit an all-time record in …

General Motors

The 12 coolest features inside the Tesla Model 3

There have been few cars more sought after in recent memory than the Tesla Model 3. It's Tesla's first foray into the mass market after dominating the luxury electric vehicle segment for much of the past decade.<p>This week, Business Insider had the chance to spend a few hours with a brand new Model 3 …

Tesla

Transportation agencies can monetize IoT when data becomes the new oil

The transportation industry is on the verge of unprecedented change. Slowly but surely, city and state governments, municipalities, and transportation agencies are introducing technologies powered by the Internet of Things (IoT). These technologies connect our streets and highways with highly …

Smart Cities

Audi chairman rubbishes report that CEO Stadler to be removed

BERLIN (Reuters) - Audi (NSUG.DE) Chairman Matthias Mueller appealed to workers to ignore a media report that Chief Executive Rupert Stadler was about to be ousted, hoping to quell further unrest at the scandal-hit Volkswagen group.<p>German tabloid Bild reported on its front page on Friday that …

Volkswagen

"The Retail Bubble Has Now Burst": A Record 8,640 Stores Are Closing In 2017

<i>“Thousands of new doors opened and rents soared. This created a bubble, and like housing, that bubble has now burst.”</i> - <b>Richard Hayne, Urban</b> …

eCommerce

This man worked undercover in a Chinese iPhone factory

iPhone

Mitarbeiterumfrage: Zwei Drittel der VW-Beschäftigten mit Vorstand unzufrieden

Mitarbeiterumfrage Zwei Drittel der VW-Beschäftigten mit Vorstand unzufrieden<p>Aktualisiert am 15.02.2018-17:04<p>Die VW-Zentrale in Wolfsburg Bild: …

Der Aldi-Äquator löst sich langsam auf

Anzeige<p>Deutschland ist ein geteiltes Land. Rund 660 Kilometer weit schlängelt sich eine Trennlinie quer durch die Republik. Der Anfang liegt in …

Volkswagen-Konzern: Audi-Chef Stadler vor dem Aus? VW weist Berichte zurück

<i>Rupert Stadler</i><p>Einem Bericht zufolge steht der Audi-Chef kurz vor der Ablöse.<p>(Foto: AP)<p>Bei der krisengeschüttelten VW-Tochter Audi lässt ein Bericht …

Plan der Regierungskommission: Experten wollen Dieselnachrüstung wohl auch mit Steuergeld finanzieren

Eine vom Bundesverkehrsministerium eingesetzte Expertenkommission will offenbar Hardware-Nachrüstungen bei älteren Diesel-Fahrzeugen mit Steuergeld …

„Macron stellt das Fundament der EU infrage“

<b>WirtschaftsWoche: Professor Issing, wie beurteilen Sie die Koalitionsvereinbarungen zwischen Union und SPD zum Thema Europapolitik?</b><b><br>Otmar Issing:</b> Ich …

Kraftfahrtbundesamt entlastet BMW

Das Kraftfahrtbundesamt hat BMW vom Vorwurf der Abgasmanipulation entlastet. Die Deutsche Umwelthilfe hatte BMW nach eigenen Tests Manipulationen …