In 1998 Lexus launched the RX, a crossover between a luxury sedan and a light SUV. Over the years, its design has taken on elements from sports cars and luxury models. Drive it! tests the latest RX model, the 450h hybrid.
Berlin is known for its diverse restaurant scene. But as DW's Rachel Stern reports, hybrid, fusion and crossover restaurants don't always receive a warm welcome - often for political reasons.
The Japanese auto giant has lifted its full-year earnings forecast amid a double-digit jump in net profit in the last quarter and confirmed plans of a capital tie-up with rival Mazda to build a joint factory in the US.
The German car group is offering owners of older diesel cars rebates of up to 10,000 euros when they trade in their vehicle for a new lower-emissions car. VW subsidiaries Audi and Porsche have announced similar plans.
Automakers at the Frankfurt car show, IAA, have been highlighting their e-auto credentials and distancing themselves from Dieselgate. But how will this impact the European car industry and its 12.6 million employees?
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