Opel Insignia

GM Stages European Exit with Sale of Germany’s Struggling Opel

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

General Motors (GM) may first and foremost be seen as an American car company, but early on in the car company’s history, it entered into an agreement to take control of Germany’s Opel in 1929, lasting an unprecedented 88 years. However, after a continuous decline in sales, GM announced a deal with France’s PSA …

Sources: Reuters

Photo: Opel

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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T-Mobile Free Wifi Hotspot

Your Next Trip to Germany May Come with a Side of Free Wifi

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Not everyone is willing to pay for expensive international data plans while traveling abroad, so for those who don’t, roaming around town without a connection to the vast online world can provoke internet withdrawals. Frantically scoping out for the nearest Starbucks has little to do with a pick me up caffeine …

Sources: DW

Photo: Acid Pix [Flickr]

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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German Fake News

Facebook Hopes to Stop Fake News From Spreading in Germany

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

After the media in the US attempted to blame Donald Trump’s presidential victory on ‘fake news’, Germany has voiced their own concern that the upcoming election could suffer a similar problem. The fear, as a result, prompted Facebook to roll out a specialized filtering system that will make an effort to …

Sources: Financial Times

Photo: opposition24.de [Flickr]

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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BMW i Insinde Future 01

In Five Years BMW Hopes This Car Interior Will Be A Reality

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Cars and technology go hand in hand today, so when the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) kicked off in Las Vegas this week, all of the major auto makers were geared up to show their latest visions of the future, including Germany’s BMW who showed off what they believe will be …

Sources: BMW via The Verge

Photos: BMW

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Volkswagen Logo Steering

Volkswagen Says ‘Nein’ to German Language

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Volkswagen will be celebrating its 80th anniversary on January 4, but despite its deep German roots, the auto manufacturer will usher in the new year with a farewell to German as it adopts English as its new official language. The changeover doesn’t exactly spell doom for the German language at large, but …

Sources: AutoBlog

Photo: Maik Meid [Flickr]

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Mercedes Audi Drag Race Battle

Watch Rival German Supercars Face Off in Drag Race Battle

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Some of today’s top cars offer some powerful speed capabilities, but it is something most drivers will never even come close to if the rules of the road are being loosely followed. On a closed track though, all bets are off, and thanks to the UK’s Auto Express, we can get a look …

Sources: Auto Express [YouTube]

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Lidl Store

Lidl Begins Hiring For Rollout of First US Stores

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Aldi can expect some tough competition next year as rival discount grocer Lidl is set to open a wave of locations in the U.S. The German company has kept many launch details a secret, but as their 2017/2018 rollout is just around the corner, the first hiring events show progress is …

Sources: Lidl, Reuters

Photo: Kristian Bjornard [Flickr]

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Pronounce Porsche

Porsche, Porsche, Porsche: Do You Say it Wrong?

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Let’s face it, language can be hard. Some of us struggle with our native tongue on a day-to-day basis. Sometimes we struggle with a word without knowing there is a struggle to be had. That has certainly been a problem for one of the world’s most iconic auto manufactures, Porsche, and …

Sources: Porsche

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Aixtron - Aix-830-PVPD

How and Why Obama Is Blocking Chinese Takeover of Germany’s Aixtron

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

In a rare move, President Barack Obama issued an order on Friday that halted a 670 million euro ($719 million) deal that would see China’s Grand Chip Investment taking over Aixtron SE, a German-based semiconductor equipment company. The decision was backed up by a claim that such a deal would pose a national security risk to …

Sources: Bloomberg, Reuters

Photo: Aixtron

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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PTScientists Moon Rover

German Space Mission to Put an End to Moon Landing Conspiracy

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Before there were climate change deniers, there were a select group of people that believed the moon landing missions were pure fabrications shot in some remote desert location or in a well secured Hollywood studio. The fact that the last manned mission to the moon took place over 40 years ago …

Sources: PTScientists, Gizmodo

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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