Trump dismisses trade war fears but sticks to tariff plans - Diesel clouds over the Geneva Motor Show - Head of scandal-plagued Japanese steelmaker steps down
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.
After Trump reiterated his anti-free trade rhetoric at the G7, European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker hit back with a more traditional weaponry known as "the facts." German automakers eye proceedings nervously.
Volkswagen has warned the US against imposing "one-sided protectionism" after a threat of taxes on imported cars. Washington is to probe whether the dominance of foreign carmakers is a threat to US national security.
US President Donald Trump's threat to impose taxes on European cars has sent shivers through the German auto sector. Analysts and politicians warn that the move could backfire on the US car industry, and even help China.
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