For many people, Industry 4.0 remains an abstract concept. But the potential of the technnological developments associated with the term is enormous.
Let's suppose Bill "It's the economy, stupid!" Clinton was right, and citizens vote primarily based on the state of the economy. DW's Andreas Becker has a look at how the German economy is actually doing.
The Chinese government has adopted a 'Made in China 2025' economic development strategy which is emerging as a huge risk to Germany's economic base, says economist Christian Rusche from the IW think tank in Cologne.
The southwestern state of Baden-Württemberg, well-known for its car industry, is the backbone of the German economy. Is it ready for the future? Nina Haase and Sumi Somaskanda went to find out.
The German economy believes it is a pioneer in such topics as Industry 4.0 and the internet of things. But during the yearly "digital summit", experts disagree with the German government on the success of digitalization.
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