The city of Detroit may be bankrupt, but the US auto industry is experiencing a turnaround. That's presenting a challenge for German carmakers trying to expand their market share in the US.
The Detroit Auto Show is getting a mixed response this year, with critics saying it's old-fashioned and uninspiring. DW's US correspondent Carsten von Nahmen takes a critical look at his own expectations.
No experiments on animals or humans can take place in Germany without a go from an authorized ethics committee. Dr. Thomas Kraus from Aachen University Hospital says this was the case in the most recent NO2 scandal.
German carmaker Volkswagen has reported record global sales in 2017 after being dogged by the costly emissions cheating scandal. VW made the announcement as it unveiled an updated Jetta model at the Detroit Auto Show.
German auto giant BMW has announced it plans to recall nearly 12,000 cars after it admitted the vehicles had the wrong emissions software installed. BMW 5-series and 7-series built between 2012 and 2017 are affected.
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