Volkwagen didn't set up shop in Zwickau by accident. Zwickau has always been a car city. The sheer range of cars on display there is a testament to Zwickau's rich automotive history.
VW is under pressure for working with the Chinese government in Xinjiang after evidence of human rights abuses against Uighurs in the region. Meanwhile, the German and US governments urged China to uphold human rights.
Volkswagen is serious about electromobility. In the city of Zwickau, near Germany's Czech border, the carmaker is pressing ahead with the production of its ID.3 electric car. Henrik Böhme was there to see it.
The German government and car industry have agreed to increase joint subsidies for electric car buyers and extend the program to 2025. The news came as VW began production of its new all-electric vehicle.
German carmaker Volkswagen has said it's postponing a final decision on a new plant in Turkey as the country continues its military operations against Kurdish fighters in Syria. Could VW eventually scrap its investment?
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