As a flagship of the country's engineering skill and an export champion Volkswagen is of systemic importance to the German economy. Andreas Neuhaus finds out how deep VW's roots in German business and everyday culture reach.
A huge emissions-cheating scandal, accusations of widespread collusion and now experiments exposing monkeys and people to diesel fume gases. The German car industry seems to be involved again, fears DW's Henrik Böhme.
Are experiments on humans unethical? Well, would you take medicine that had only been tested on mice? Judith Hartl says her problem is with the corporate sponsorship of tests sold to the public as scientific research.
Hannover supporters have been campaigning against a proposed takeover of their club all season. On Sunday, they face Wolfsburg, a club which relies on the ownership model Hannover fans reject.
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.
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