FlixBus looks to capture US bus market

Germany’s FlixBus Plans to Set Sail for U.S. Market

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

It’s hard to miss the bright green FlixBus sightings on the busy roads of Europe as the German bus chain has done a solid job of capturing a dominating piece of the long-distance bus service across the region. With a 90-percent share in its home country, Germany’s FlixBus announced they …

Sources: FlixBus, Reuters

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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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Germans Found To Be Most Aggressive Drivers In Europe

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Germany is known for speed on the road with the famous Autobahn, and after a recent study, Germans now can take credit for being the most aggressive on the road as well. A survey conducted by Ipsos looked at the driving habits of Europeans and found that on average, German drivers …

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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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Regulations May Not Be Uber’s Demise In Germany, But the Quality of Vehicles

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Uber hasn’t had the best luck breaking into the German market with its low-cost taxi service, but the countless suits against the American company for not adhering to the country’s regulations may not be its biggest concern. The quality of the cars its drivers use may be the real reason for …

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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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ThyssenKrupp Announces Revolutionary Elevator; Calls It Largest Leap in 160 Years

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

ThyssenKrupp, Germany’s tech giant, has just announced what it considers to be the largest evolution in elevator technology in 160 years with Multi, a multi-car elevator that loops up and down as well as sideways. Multi ditches the traditional cable pull systems with maglev technology and uses a shared elevator shaft …

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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Alcohol Ban in Nuremberg Train Station

By Darlene Fuchs on Email

Nuremberg Central Station has recently put a ban on alcohol consumption on Friday and Saturday evenings (8pm-6am), as well as pre-holiday nights.  Now the lively drunken parties that take place in many of Germany’s train stations will soon be a thing of the past in Nuremberg, Bavaria. This ban on consumption …

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World’s Longest Bus To Make It’s Debut in Dresden

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Germans are known for their love of public transportation, so it is no surprise that the German city of Dresden will soon have the world’s longest bus driving down their streets.  Fraunhofer IVI and the Technical University of Dresden teamed up to design the 98 foot long Autotram Extra Grand bus …

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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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Look Out, Here Come the Cyclists

By Magazin-Deutschland.de on Email

What, even the rich ride them?” she asks. “Yes, even rich people ride them.” My aunt from Istanbul can’t believe it. “What do their customers think when they see their investment banker riding a bike?” I say: “They probably think – look at that big head, showing off his wealth. …

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How Mobile are the Germans?

By Magazin-Deutschland.de on Email

Germany is a land of automobiles. However, the statistics also show that other means of transport are becoming increasingly important. A mobililty market leader is now facing competition: although over 42 million cars are registered in Germany and Germans use their cars for the vast majority of their everyday journeys, …

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With 11 language editions in 180 countries, "Deutschland" magazine is Germany's most international periodical. Deutschland is the magazine for decision-makers outside Germany.