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Merkel says auto industry must work to regain trust

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It started as an eight-car exhibit back in 1897... today, the Frankfurt Motor Show is one of the most important auto industry events in the world. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has officially opened this year's show, themed "Driving Tomorrow" - and indeed, it showcases all the shiny visions of the future of mobility. But for Germany's carmakers, there's plenty of reason to doubt that future.