As Germany's government seeks to boost e-car sales, Chancellor Merkel and US President Obama toured e-car tech at the Hannover Messe.
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.
The chancellor spent an hour on Wednesday answering questions from four social-media stars. DW watched the event with three first-time German voters. So, did the chancellor make the grade when talking to young people?
The world's largest industrial technology trade fair is hosting the United States as its partner country. And President Barack Obama has even made a personal appearance in Hanover. So how did organizers make that happen?
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.
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