Carmakers at the Paris Motor Show are faced with challenges that will force them to transform the industry. E-mobility is one of the buzzwords there — and so is autonomous driving.
Auto industry executives gathering this week for the Paris Motor Show see plenty of reasons to worry: from global trade tensions to challenges posed by e-cars and stringent emissions targets. Janelle Dumalaon reports.
The two cities in western Germany are the latest to be ordered by a court to impose diesel vehicle bans. The German government is under pressure to get old, polluting vehicles off the roads.
Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer has announced that German car manufacturers have agreed to retrofit older diesel vehicles at their own cost. BMW, however, has refused to go along with the plan.
Toyota has picked the region of Silesia in southern Poland as the site for a new car factory. As Europe turns its back on diesel cars, the rush is on for electric and hybrid cars and Poland wants to be in on the action.
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