Nearly half of all Berliners don't own a car. They either get around by bike or they car share. The concept isn't new but now car sharing companies are offering greater incentives and flexibility to attract more customers.
The German government could be planning a multibillion euro scheme to retrofit diesel cars to cut emissions. The government desperately wants to avoid diesel cars being banned from city centers.
Europe's largest carmaker has said it's willing to buy back new diesel cars should German cities ban them. The announcement is meant to reassure potential clients and stem a plunge in diesel car sales.
Berlin abounds with notes, requests and demands stuck on doors and walls. Angry or hilarious, they allow a glimpse deep into the soul of the true Berliner, says DW's Gero Schliess.
A fresh study by a German automotive research center has shown that Norway and China remain at the forefront of nations facilitating e-car market penetration. Germany is catching up only slowly.
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