Be it Mercedes, BMW or Porsche - they all have something new to present at the Shanghai motor show, And they all know that a growing number of Chinese customers have the money to buy luxury cars.
If you live in Germany, you might occasionally get the impression that the car industry in the country is embattled and under siege. Yet more German cars sell around the world than from any other country. Why?
Tesla has revealed plans to shareholders that it's working with Chinese officials to build electric cars and battery packs in Shanghai. The carmaker had looked for a location for its first Gigafactory outside the US.
German carmakers like Volkswagen and Daimler have so far only admitted to things that can no longer be hidden from the public eye anyway. DW's Henrik Böhme says this will have to end badly.
It'll be the first car show since a German court empowered cities to impose bans on diesel cars, leaving Europe's biggest automakers in a spin. A looming trade war with the US is another worry. Janelle Dumalaon reports.
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