The 67th International Motor Show IAA is being held in Frankfurt under the slogan 'Future Now'. This year the spotlight's on networked and autonomous driving, electric cars and new mobility concepts for the future.
German automaker Volkswagen and the world's largest ride-hailing company are in talks to form a joint venture. Carmakers are increasingly moving to work with transportation startups like Didi and Uber.
German car maker Volkswagen (VW) will be the first international automobile company to invest in Rwanda. The first cars are expected to be ready by May. For the future VW also plans to build electric cars in Rwanda.
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.
The decision of a German court to allow municipalities to impose partial bans on diesel vehicles has stirred up more dust than the daily traffic in German cities. DW's Henrik Böhme asks: What now?
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