What the VW Beetle was to Germany, the Citroen 2CV was to France. In the 1930s, the 'Deux Chevaux' began to mobilize the masses, and it's remained an icon of French joie de vivre to this day.
Volkswagen will exit the Iranian market, according to a US media report. It suggests the Trump administration convinced VW of the move as part of US efforts to undo the Iran nuclear deal. VW has not confirmed the report.
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.
In the first part of her quest to understand Europe's biggest economy, Kate Ferguson explores the German obsession with saving money and asks whether frugality should be considered a virtue or a vice.
The German chancellor welcomed 11 African leaders to Berlin to introduce them to the CEOs of Germany's biggest firms. Outside, protesters demanded Germany stop doing business with dictatorships across the continent.
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