German government announces diesel deal - Germany lacks infrastructure for e-mobility
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.
Driving bans, stricter emission rules and a hysterical debate over air pollution — this combination could permanently harm Germany's industrial icon. DW's Henrik Böhme asks whether the country really wants to do that.
Chinese billionaire Li Shufu first made global headlines when he bought carmaker Volvo in 2010. Now, he's acquired a sizable stake in German automaker Daimler, making him one of the industry's most influential players.
Gridlock is a challenge for fast-growing urban Africa, where the middle class is acquiring more cars. In Rwanda, the German car maker Volkswagen is trying out an alternative transport system.
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