All the world's car makers want a piece of the action at the Shanghai Auto Show. Daimler is trying to make luxury more affordable, and Audi is doing well targetting China's expanding midle clas.
The US-China trade row has seen carmakers worrying about their exports to the world's second-largest economy. German auto manufacturers are particularly concerned and suggest removing industry tariffs completely.
If you live in Germany, you might occasionally get the impression that the car industry in the country is embattled and under siege. Yet more German cars sell around the world than from any other country. Why?
German carmakers like Volkswagen and Daimler have so far only admitted to things that can no longer be hidden from the public eye anyway. DW's Henrik Böhme says this will have to end badly.
Tesla has revealed plans to shareholders that it's working with Chinese officials to build electric cars and battery packs in Shanghai. The carmaker had looked for a location for its first Gigafactory outside the US.
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