27% of all new passenger cars sold worldwide are sold in China, though Q1 car sales there fell. But German premium carmakers have been able to buck that trend. They unveiled many world premieres at the Auto Shanghai.
The president had previously threatened to raise import tariffs on foreign cars as a matter of national security on May 18. It was announced that the decision over the hikes will be delayed for 180 days.
An unknown "illegal defeat device" was found in one of the carmaker's Mercedes models, a German newspaper reports. The country's auto sector is struggling to restore its reputation following the Dieselgate scandal.
Car-sharing is big in Germany, even if its growth there has sometimes been slow. Yet how will the sector evolve, given the dramatic changes the car industry as a whole will experience in the years ahead?
BMW and Daimler, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, join forces to develop automated driving technology. It is the two German automakers' second collaboration in less than a week.
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