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Merkel urges Germany to innovate for consumers

Push is part of bid to keep Germany attractive as a business location

"We're already in a big foot race. Will Apple build the car of the future? This is anything but trivial." - German Chancellor Angela Merkel


CHANCELLOR Angela Merkel said Germany Inc needs to step up efforts to create new products and services with broad appeal for consumers, in addition to its traditional strengths in business.

"We're pretty good at B-to-B, we're pretty good at business," Ms Merkel said in