Porsche moves to block Dieselgate probe – Bosch claims 'breakthrough' on diesel emissions - WhatsApp raises minimum user age in Europe
German politicians and business leaders are increasingly worried about the long-term impact of the domestic carmakers' emissions-cheating scam. Dieselgate doesn't look like it's going to die down anytime soon.
Two years of leaks about emissions cheating and pollution fears have damaged Germany's standing as the world leader in car production. But analysts think the scandal could have surprising positives for the industry.
Cars, and diesel vehicles in particular, are German moralists' No.1 enemy at present. There's much talk about bans and quotas. To what extent will this lead towards a planned economy, DW's Henrik Böhme asks.
Auto bosses who met politicians for a "Diesel Summit" in Berlin have agreed on "comprehensive upgrading" of software for more than five million cars. However, the agreement falls far short of what critics say is needed.
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