If you can conceive it, you can achieve it. But that may not always be true with cars. But the idea is, concepts allow automakers to freely experiment with design and tech. Most of them remain theoretical - but why do car companies make them at all?
German automakers Daimler and BMW have agreed to merge their transportation services businesses. The move will expand their offerings in car sharing, ride-hailing apps and systems for parking and charging electric cars.
Revenge is a dish best served cold, they say. Volkswagen seem to have kept that in mind in dealing with errant supplier Prevent, which halted VW production lines in 2016. They have reportedly cut ties with the group.
Economists have warned that BMW and Daimler could be among the main victims of trade tensions between the US and China, should the Asian nation really double its tariffs on car imports from the United States.
US President Donald Trump's threat to impose taxes on European cars has sent shivers through the German auto sector. Analysts and politicians warn that the move could backfire on the US car industry, and even help China.
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