A German living in Shanghai has gained huge following for his video clips about him as a foreigner in China. In his videos, he talks in fluent Chinese about food, travel, health and family life.
Despite China's car sales falling for nine months, German automakers are betting on new electric models to boost market share. Further headwinds could emerge when Beijing's generous electric car subsidies end next year.
German prosecutors have charged former Volkswagen boss Martin Winterkorn in the diesel emissions scandal. The charges include one of major fraud. The news coincides with VW showcasing its wares at the Shanghai auto show.
Germans have little faith in the US as an ally under President Donald Trump, a survey has found. More than 40 percent even trust Beijing more than Washington.
The Chinese video clip service was the most-downloaded app in 2018, turning its owner ByteDance into the world's most valuable startup. But many are concerned about privacy violations, says DW's Natalia Smolentceva.
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