In Germany, many consumers have been shocked by allegations of widespread emissions cheating. But in the United States, there is little awareness of events unfolding within Germany's car industry.
Germany enjoys the best reputation of any country in the world, according to the latest Nation Brands Index. The survey found that there is much more than Germany's economic motor driving the positive image.
A new survey published by German public broadcaster ARD shows Germans trust Russia more than the US. America's brand appears to have suffered considerably since the election of Donald Trump as US president last year.
Angela Merkel has pledged to unlock millions of euros in emergency funds to help clean up air quality in German cities. Authorities meeting at a "diesel summit" in Berlin are hoping to avoid a ban on diesel vehicles.
Here it is again, the VW diesel crisis. Even if the German auto giant appears reformed and wants to look ahead, the legal processing in its Dieselgate scandal is only at a starting stage, says DW’s Henrik Böhme.
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