The US is one of the German automotive industry's key markets, so Donald Trump's protectionist plans are unnerving the sector. What does the President of the German Association of the Automotive Industry, Matthias Wissmann, have to say about them?
The EU Commission wants carbon dioxide emissions from cars to be reduced by 30 percent by 2030, it announced on Wednesday. Opposition has been strong, not least from the powerful German car industry.
Global car sales are likely to increase throughout 2017, a German auto industry lobby group predicts. It argues the Chinese market will again play a major role in this development.
Car sales in Europe's power house have increased again in recent months, the German Association of the Automotive Industry has reported. And despite VW's pollution scandal, diesel cars are in high demand.
President-elect Donald Trump's warning German BMW could be in for hefty import tariffs has triggered an immediate response from the carmaker and the economics minister. Both decided not to over-react.
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