The reputation of Germany’s auto industry doesn’t seem to have been tarnished by the diesel emissions scandal. At least in Puebla, Mexico - a city that’s home to VW, Audi and Daimler plants. Yara Garay Gonzalez has a coveted trainee spot there.
German prosecutors have charged former Volkswagen boss Martin Winterkorn in the diesel emissions scandal. The charges include one of major fraud. The news coincides with VW showcasing its wares at the Shanghai auto show.
Volkswagen Slovakia is laying off 3,000 people by June as the parent company shifts its focus to electric vehicles. The domestic economy is heavily dependent on car production, and EU emissions targets mean big changes.
Germany's car industry association says billions will be spent on electromobility over the next three years to cement the future of the auto sector. Domestic car production is, however, expected to fall this year.
The German car giant has signed a multiyear agreement with Amazon Web Services to build the Volkswagen Industrial Cloud. DW takes a look at what VW's cloud-based digital production platform aims to achieve.
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