Manufacturers are showing off their vision of the future at the IAA motor show. They have two things in common - electric power and autonomous driving.
BMW is following in the footsteps of its German rivals like Mercedes and Audi by investing a billion euros in a new plant in Hungary. The Central European country has become an attractive location for German carmakers.
Germany's auto behemoths are cooperating with each other to fight back against tech companies encroaching on their territory. Is this pragmatism the beginning of an impending consolidation in the car industry?
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?
China has announced it will steeply reduce import duties for both automobiles and car parts. Beijing is opening up the world's largest auto market amid an easing of tensions with the United States.
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