News tagged with volkswagen

BlackBerry sells its German-based R&D assets

BlackBerry is selling its research and development department in Germany to Volkswagen Infotainment, a subsidiary of the automaker that makes interactive technology for vehicle dashboards.

Jul 03, 2014
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Virtual dam on after-hours emails tackles burnout

As smartphones and portable devices increasingly dominate our working lives, moves are afoot in France and Germany to prevent the little electronic miracle workers from encroaching on people's private lives ...

May 27, 2014
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Employers step in to prevent worker burnout

Volkswagen turns off some employees' email 30 minutes after their shifts end. Goldman Sachs is urging junior staff to take weekends off. BMW is planning new rules that will keep workers from being contacted ...

Dec 03, 2013
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VW gives employees break from their Blackberry

Are you fed up with your Blackberry because it effectively puts you on call for your employer 24/7? Are you a slave to its blinking red light and the vibrating alarm that tells you you have a new email?

Dec 23, 2011
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VW to invest in renewable energy

The biggest European automaker, Volkswagen, plans to invest almost one billion euros ($1.44 billion) in renewable energies over the coming years, a press report said on Friday.

Aug 26, 2011
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