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Sporty makeup for BMW

How do you make a 3 series stand out from the crowd? BMW has the answer and a price tag for an expensive makeup that will add sporty glitter to your rig. By Adrian Ion

The Kuga-r on the road

Long gone are the days where off-road cars were just boxes on wheels, with little motivation from the manufacturers to invest in the aesthetic aspect of the go-anywhere vehicles. But also long g...

The new Fiesta set to make a buzz

The new Ford Fiesta is making a big entrance, betting on its award-winning 1.0 liter petrol engine performances and a sleek, stylish look. Ford invited The Diplomat – Bucharest on a two-day te...

Where is the limit?

About two years ago, I was writing about the phenomenal bi-turbo engine developed by BMW, which solved one of the major drawbacks of these oil burning machines, the turbo lag. But guess what... ...

Romania's trendy new people carrier

It′s the end of the year, and having recently celebrated Romania′s National Day in December, I thought I should introduce a car proudly manufactured here. Romania′s new sweethe...

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BMW 6 Series shows Gran ambition

So, the last of Germany's three car kings joins the club of adding two more doors in the coupe segment. Typical fashion victims, cars are being reinvented in classes and breeds never seen before...

Moving up on the car ladder

The 3 series from BMW is one of the best loved car models by tuning enthusiasts, with a whole culture developed around it

The purist is back

With the launch of the new 911, Porsche shows how an almost perfect sports car can be improved

Evolution, not revolution

Mercedes has launched the third generation M Klass, one of the best-selling SUVs on the market. The Diplomat - Bucharest tested it

New Q joins the queue

The Audi Q3 is a car that offers more than you might expect. By Adrian Ion

Is the Series 1 still the One?

The compact car class is the most hotly disputed in terms of sales volumes, so naturally manufacturers are embroiled in a fierce battle to grab as much as possible from the market share pie. Cas...

Mercedes SLK gets A-OK

The third generation of one of the hottest and most successful convertibles, the Mercedes SLK, is hitting the streets – in a big way! Trying to get away from the model’s image as a convertible f...

Riding the wind of change

The new Ford Focus brings sophisticated technology to the compact car segment. The Diplomat – Bucharest finds if the new model lives up to its heritage as a driver’s car. By Adrian Ion

The insignia of the bourgeoisie

Opel is starting afresh with a new design for the Insignia, its mid-range model that is the latest salvo in the carmaker’s ongoing battle with Ford and Volkswagen. So will it cruise the reviews ...

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Minister Negrescu: Romania is profoundly pro-European, we will be even more significant after Brexit completion

Minister Delegate for European Affairs Victor Negrescu said on Thursday that Romania is a profoundly pro-European state and will become more significant after the Brexit process is completed.

Iohannis: Advanced presence on Eastern Flank must be reinforced, especially in Black Sea

President Klaus Iohannis stated on Monday that the advanced presence on NATO's Eastern Flank must be reinforced.

Former PM Ciolos: We cannot risk Romania's future

Former Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos was present Sunday evening at the protest in Bucharest, on which occasion he argued that he considered joining the manifestations because "a limit is being re...

Iohannis: A significant delay in tax measures would be required

President Klaus Iohannis said that a significant delay in the amendments to the tax legislation would be required, adding that the January 1, 2018 deadline for their application is inopportune....

PM Tudose reaffirms commitment to unconditional partnership with Romanian Army

The government of Romania has always been and will stay an unconditional partner to the Romanian Army, Premier Mihai Tudose said in a message on the National Army Day.

Dragnea: Amendments to the tax code, code of tax procedure to pass under government ordinance

Amendments to the tax code and the code of tax procedure will pass under a government ordinance and will be unveiled after the government meeting, national leader of the Social Democratic Party ...

MAE requests Ukraine to adopt necessary measures so that Romanians learn in their mother tongue

The Foreign Affairs Ministry (MAE) announced that it will continue to take steps with the international authorities to signal the negative impact of the legislative amendments in Ukraine's Educa...

Romania initiates first meeting of EU Council Presidencies' Trio with Finland and Croatia

Minister-Delegate for European Affairs Victor Negrescu has initiated on Monday in Brussels, the first, minister-level meeting of the Trio of Presidencies that Romania is due to commence on Janua...

Iohannis: Romania has made progress with equal opportunities, needs to speed up gap bridging

Romania's President Klaus Iohannis said that although important progress has been made in Romania in terms of gender equality, the country needs to speed up bridging the gaps.

PM Tudose: We will shortly come up with new form of split VAT collection

A new form of split VAT collection, which will respond to the requests made in this period by business representatives, will be presented shortly, Prime Minister Mihai Tudose announced on Monday...

DB: 77 per cent of Romanian IT specialists living abroad consider a return to the country

A study released by DB Global Technology shows that 77 per cent of Romanian IT specialists living abroad consider a return to the country.

Porsche Romania posts 13 per cent increase in sales for all Volkswagen group brands in the first nine months of 2017

Porsche Romania, the largest automotive importer in Romania, closes the first nine months with a 13% increase in sales for all Volkswagen group brands, compared to the same period of last year....

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Principles Governing Foreign Investments in Romania

The legal regime of foreign investments in Romania is governed by the principle of equal treatment, which means that, subject to the principle of most-favoured-nation treatment, the same legal framework, princi...

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Transelectrica inaugurated the Campia Turzii station, fully refurbished with 9 million Euro
Transelectrica inaugurated the 220/110/20 kV Campia Turzii (Cluj County) electricity station, after an investment of about 42 million RON (9 million Euro).

CTP starts CSR project for the workforce market nearby Bucharest
CTP is starting a social responsibility program that aims to facilitate a series of meetings between high school students and representatives of important companies that are tenants in the parks owned by CTP ne...

Enel and Traian Vuia International Airport in Timisoara launch the first EV charging station in a Romanian airport
Enel Energie and the Traian Vuia Airport in Timisoara inaugurated the first electric vehicle charging station in an airport in Romania, in order to encourage electric mobility and a lower carbon footprint of th...

OTP Bank Romania posted a profit of 6.8 million Euro in the first nine months of 2017
OTP Bank Romania registered an after-tax profit of 6.8 million Euro, in the first nine months of the year, decreasing by three per cent year over year. The bank returned to profit in the third quarter, with fou...

Impact launches Luxuria Domenii Residence with 630 apartments in Bucharest
Impact has launched Luxuria Domenii Residence, a residential project comprising 630 apartments in the north of Bucharest.