In the German city of Hamburg, new technology is creating a more eco-friendly urban environment. Smart traffic lights react to congestion and communicate with buses, making it easier to get around without a car.
Flying taxis are set to soar over Ingolstadt, Germany, as part of a project backed by the German government, Audi and Airbus. Hamburg is also working on incorporating drones as a mode of transport.
Colombo is getting in shape for the 21st century. German technology giant Siemens is supporting Sri Lanka in achieving the target, but it is a challenge to upgrade the city with an outdated infrastructure.
During her trip, German Chancellor Angela Merkel will get a picture of technological progress in China's tech hub of Shenzhen. DW's Frank Sieren says it’s Germany's last wake-up call before China takes the lead.
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