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VW increases the electric car's target by 50 percent

Volkswagen wants to expand its electric car in the next few years with additional models. For Georg Kell, spokesman for the Group's sustainability council, the carbon dioxide reduction is the second major megatrend in the industry besides digitization. "The competitive advantage of the future will depend more and more on how climate-neutral you are," he said at a symposium in …

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Tesla Model 3: Now the first Swiss gets his car

German Tesla customers could already get their model 3 last week. Switzerland must be patient. But this week it should be clear. 1/5 AP Many Swiss have reserved their Tesla Model 3 two and a half years ago. Now the waiting time is over. The first buyers will be able to receive their new car on Wednesday. 2/5 AFP Tesla …

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20 minutes – Amazon gets 129 million instead of paying taxes

Amazon made $ 11 billion in 2018 profit. The US company doesn't have to pay any taxes. Instead, Amazon received $ 129 million back, according to the Washington Post, belonging to Amazon's chief Jeff Bezos. Thus, the company's federal tax rate is approximately -1.2 percent. Stay informed about financial problems Subscribe to the financial channel alerts keep you updated on …

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Consolidation: Who can buy the airlines from Thomas Cook?

Thomas Cook's airline is for sale. Who can be interested? And who has the chance to get to the train? At least for aircraft enthusiasts, no thriller is currently more exciting than what is happening in industry in Europe. Bankruptcies, mergers, sales rumors, competition – everything is in this story. Recently, the travel group Thomas Cook made headlines. In early …

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The Swiss stock market is stuck in Swiss hands

Of the names of the owners of the Swiss stock market, 66 percent of the shares are in Swiss hands. Image: KEYSTONE The Swiss stock market is stuck in Swiss hands – in contrast to the common cliché A new study clears up with the cliché that the local listed companies are stuck in foreign hands. But only the Swiss …

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Contrary to the common cliché: The Swiss stock market is stuck in Swiss hands

Who owns the companies whose shares are listed on the Swiss stock exchange? The issue is of some political importance, and it has led to the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (Seco) coming to the bottom of the facts. The agency commissioned the two financial market researchers Yvonne Seiler Zimmermann from the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Heinz Zimmermann …

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Crypto broker Coinmama reports 450,000 victims of security offenses

Israel-based encryption company Coinmama, which allows users to purchase Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) with a credit card, has suffered a significant violation affecting 450,000 of its users. The event was announced in an official company announcement on February 15. The crime is reportedly part of a huge platform hack that affects 24 companies and a total of 747 million …

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This is how super-rich and smugglers lurk the toll economy

When Kronprinz Pavlos in Greece passed the customs office at Zurich Airport, he found that Swiss law also applies to noble families. Pavlos was on his way to St. Moritz, where he attended Cresta Run. On arrival, he had a so-called Shahtoosh scarf made of fibers of the protected Tibetan antelope. The wool of the Tibetan antelope is the hottest …

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20 minutes – Swiss clears credit card fee

Schweizen strikes a Volte: The airline eliminates the additional fee for paying a plane ticket with a credit card. And at the same time introduces a discount for those who pay without a card. As of March 28, this should take effect, reports "SonntagsZeitung". Overview Do you pay when you shop online with a credit card? Stay informed about business …

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Lidl: Revocation due to broken glass – This product really knows everyone

Revocation in the chain Lidl: Affected are salt and pepper shakers, which may contain broken glass. Update from February 16: Spice manufacturer Weiand GmbH has withdrawn several glass slabs sold at Lidl. Affected are three spreaders of the brand "Kania Glass Ceramic Mill" with black pepper, colored pepper or sea salt by the company. As the manufacturer informs, a defective …

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