Last year, Germany exported over $20 billion worth of cars to the US. Punitive tariffs would hit German carmakers hard.
Facing their biggest scandal in recent history, German automakers are scrambling to save face. Environmentalists view their overtures with skepticism, but say recent developments point to a tipping point on the horizon.
In view of tougher emissions' standards, carmakers across the world are racing to bring more electric vehicle to our roads. At the Geneva Motor Show Janelle Dumalaon has found the industry ahead of a transformative year.
When China announced it would no longer recycle the world's old plastic bottles, cardboard boxes and tattered newspapers, it triggered a global trash crisis. The search for new refuse dumps is ongoing.
To combat air pollution, a number of German cities are trying to encourage citizens take public transportation. But convincing Germans to give up using their cars in favor of buses and trams has proved to be difficult.
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