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Beijing is abolishing the joint-venture requirement for foreign carmakers. But the move comes too late for big German players, who are already too intertwined with their Chinese partners, says DW’s Frank Sieren.
Some of the world's biggest auto companies have teamed up with tech providers and startups to form a consortium aimed at developing automotive uses for blockchain, the database technology known from cryptocurrencies.
For years, investment in digital infrastructure has been urged in Germany, with business leaders saying the country risks being left behind. But is Europe’s powerhouse really so unprepared for the digital revolution?
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