News Digest Item
15 Jun 2018

Germany’s iconic carmakers stuck in “ultimate crisis”

Die Welt

The self-inflicted emissions scandal alone is a huge challenge for Daimler, BMW, Volkswagen and Porsche, write Nikolaus Doll and Philipp Vetter for Die Welt. But the carmakers are also struggling with the shift to electric mobility, the conflict over US tariffs and Brexit, which are slowly amounting to serious problems. “It appears that Germany’s showcase industry is under extreme pressure from all sides.”  

Read the article in German here.

For background, read the dossier BMW, Daimler, and VW vow to fight in green transport revolution.

All texts created by the Clean Energy Wire are available under a “Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence (CC BY 4.0)” . They can be copied, shared and made publicly accessible by users so long as they give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made.

Journalism for the energy transition

Get our Newsletter
Join our Network
Find an interviewee