Chancellor Angela Merkel makes an appearance at the IAA. The diesel scandal has reared its head again, but carmakers would rather discuss the future.
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.
With German federal elections fast approaching, DW asked Niklas Höhne of NewClimate Institute why climate change isn't exciting voters and where the different parties stand on environmental issues.
After German chancellor candidate Martin Schulz called for a Europe-wide quota for electric cars, the debate among German politicians, the EU and carmakers has picked up steam. In China, such a quota already exists.
The German government has finally reached an agreement on a climate action plan. It has concrete targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in sectors like power generation, agriculture and traffic. But is that enough?
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