After a series of scandals, is the German auto industry doomed? On the contrary! The sector is going strong. Germans love their cars – even at the cost of health and the environment.
Institutional investors are warming to the concept of green finance, which is making investment decisions with ethical and sustainability criteria in mind. But it's still far from being mainstream.
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.
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.
A study by MIT about self-driving cars as "moral machines" has triggered a hefty and controversial debate among journalists at DW's Science Department. Here are five contentious aspects — and what five authors think.
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