Electric mobility and autonomous driving are in focus at this year’s IAA car show. Among the models attracting attention: Audi's self-driving Aicon and BMW's Mini electric concept car.
The luxury electric carmaker reportedly has reached an agreement with China to build a production facility in Shanghai's free-trade zone, potentially giving Tesla a unique edge in the world's largest e-car market.
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?
Before the Frankfurt Motor Show opened, car company bosses were read the riot act by the chancellor. Now the show is open to the public, but it is still much too early to speak of a turning point, says Henrik Böhme.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said the country's carmakers need to win back consumers' faith following the diesel scandal that has rocked the industry. She made her remarks at the IAA motor show in Frankfurt.
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