The German car industry is one of the pillars of the country's economy.
Hiring, firing, new models, sales figures, recalls, trade fairs, electric motoring, fuel efficiency and more - this is a collection of DW's latest content pertaining to the auto industry, in Germany and beyond.
Despite breaking into the notoriously impenetrable auto industry and building popular electric cars, Tesla and its boss Elon Musk have had a rough ride lately. Is the end nigh for them, or is the dawn about to break?
Nordic countries are often seen as very environmentally friendly. Norway, for example, is the undisputed leader in electric cars. But the region's auto industry got a shock recently when two researchers went on a mystery shopping tour of 80 car dealers across Finland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Iceland. More often than not they were told not to buy electric models. Nik Martin reports.