Germany lacks infrastructure for e-mobility – EU emissions votes hangs over Paris Motor Show
Germany's industrial giants have been reluctant to invest in the costly production of electric car battery cells until now. Will a €1 billion government grant be enough to recover time lost to China and South Korea?
Toyota has picked the region of Silesia in southern Poland as the site for a new car factory. As Europe turns its back on diesel cars, the rush is on for electric and hybrid cars and Poland wants to be in on the action.
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.
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