The German car industry is one of the pillars of the country's economy.
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Former Volkswagen executive Oliver Schmidt has been handed down a seven-year prison sentence in a US court, after pleading guilty to charges stemming from his role in the German carmaker's emissions-cheating scandal.
When a Stuttgart court ruled that cities can ban diesels from entering city centres if air quality breaches EU standards, it shook up politicians and the auto industry. A clean air fund was set up, but so far none of the cities has seen any cash.