A US auto show yields to the age of electricity, we rough it with a genuine cross-country vehicle and, in Barcelona, the Smart City Expo looks at ways to get around town easier and faster.
The virus threatens to halve February car sales in China, the largest market for Volkswagen, BMW and Mercedes. It's the latest setback for Germany's struggling auto industry, already reeling from waning global demand.
Germany's car industry association says billions will be spent on electromobility over the next three years to cement the future of the auto sector. Domestic car production is, however, expected to fall this year.
More than 11,000 people have died from the coronavirus outbreak worldwide, the latest figures show. A top German crisis response official has said there is no need for food hoarding. Follow DW for the latest.
German carmakers are shuttering their European plants as the virus takes a toll on demand and supply chains. The crisis — the biggest the industry has seen since the World War II — could not have come at a worse time.
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