Sales of diesel cars are falling steeply and manufacturers are forced to offer steep discounts for new and used diesels alike. But the auto trade fair in Geneva shows the electric future is only slow in coming.
More than 170 drivers have been caught violating a partial ban on diesel cars in Hamburg. The city was the first in Germany to impose such a measure in a bid to curb air pollution. Now Stuttgart wants to follow suit.
Southern Germany's automotive capital will become the second major city in Germany to impose a partial diesel driving ban. It is another blow to diesel makers and owners after the turmoil of Dieselgate.
The Geneva Motor Show is set to open its doors to the public after two days dedicated to sneak previews for journalists. On her way out, DW’s Janelle Dumalaon says she wasn’t always sure where the journey was heading.
The city of Hamburg is the first to penalize older diesel vehicles in an effort to improve air quality. The partial diesel ban was cheered by environmental groups and represents a blow to the auto industry.
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