Electric mobility is all the rage at the IAA international car show in Frankfurt. But are German carmakers really ready to write off Diesel?
In a major leadership reshuffle at Volkswagen, chief executive Matthias Müller is set to make way for VW brand chief Herbert Diess. DW's Janelle Dumalaon says the choice is obvious, if potentially painful.
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.
It'll be the first car show since a German court empowered cities to impose bans on diesel cars, leaving Europe's biggest automakers in a spin. A looming trade war with the US is another worry. Janelle Dumalaon reports.
Automakers at the Frankfurt car show, IAA, have been highlighting their e-auto credentials and distancing themselves from Dieselgate. But how will this impact the European car industry and its 12.6 million employees?
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