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A drone with a small parcel flies in front of journalists in Bonn Germany, Monday Dec. 9, 2013.  (AP Photo/dpa,Oliver Berg)

German firm testing drones to deliver goods

  FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Germany’s express delivery and mail company Deutsche Post DHL is testing a drone that could be used to deliver urgently needed goods to hard-to-reach places. The small pilotless helicopter flew […]

12/09/2013

A man cleans a Ferrari 458 Speciale at the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany, Sept. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

The most stunning cars at Frankfurt Auto Show

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Maybe we can’t buy — but we can look. The best thing about an auto show is the chance to gawk at and sit in cars most people can’t afford. So […]

09/12/2013

BMW CEO Norbert Reithofer gets out of the BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car during its world premiere at the first press day of the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany, Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

Automakers bet on alternative-fuel cars for future

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Judging by the slew of electric and hybrid vehicles being rolled out at the Frankfurt Auto Show, it might seem carmakers are tapping a large and eager market. But in fact […]

09/11/2013

A man disembarks from a Mercedes S 500 Plug-in Hybrid during the second press day of the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

Hybrids expand in luxury car market

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz is offering a hybrid version of its flagship S-Class luxury sedan that can drive emissions-free — and still provide the kind of pampering and power the pricey brand’s […]

09/11/2013

Lufthansa cabin crew union: strikes Friday

BERLIN (AP) – A union representing Lufthansa cabin crew says that members based at Frankfurt airport will stage an eight-hour walkout Friday, opening a strike campaign after negotiations over pay and conditions broke down. Nicoley […]

08/30/2012

Animal escape in Germany: Kangaroo on the lam

(AP) – A kangaroo is on the lam in Germany after breaking out of a wildlife park, with a fox and a wild boar his suspected accomplices. Michael Hoffmann, assistant head of the Hochwildschutzpark Hunsrueck […]

08/13/2012

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