With the future of diesel uncertain, efforts to find alternatives are underway. Some scientists are pointing to the potential of environmentally friendly methanol.
Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer has announced that German car manufacturers have agreed to retrofit older diesel vehicles at their own cost. BMW, however, has refused to go along with the plan.
A woman taking part in protests against rising fuel prices in France has died after being hit by a car. The incident took place as activists angered by the government's tax hikes blocked motorways across the country.
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.
Opposition-led protests have unfolded across India over surging fuel prices, a key issue ahead of next year's general election. Pockets of the country saw protesters block trains and vandalize cars.
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