Drive it! looks at vehicles from VW, Volvo, Mazda, Citroen, and goes for a spin in a classic Renault.
The US-China trade row has seen carmakers worrying about their exports to the world's second-largest economy. German auto manufacturers are particularly concerned and suggest removing industry tariffs completely.
The European Parliament has proposed even tougher 2030 targets for car and van emissions than advocated by the Commission. Manufacturers whose fleets exceed the average goal would pay fines to fund re-training.
French prosecutors have launched a judicial inquiry into allegations that carmaking giant PSA has cheated on diesel pollution test. It's the latest twist in a huge results rigging scandal which VW started in 2015.
Employees are worried about the possible sale of carmaker Opel to French group PSA. DW reporter Christian Pricelius went to Opel's main factory in Rüsselsheim, Germany, to listen to them.
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