The country has done a deal with Volkswagen Group to provide autonomous vehicles for large and small groups.
The former head of Volkswagen who expanded the company significantly died at the age of 82.
The world’s largest carmaker is on the cusp of an electrical transformation.
New emissions standards have led car makers to stop selling many of their most powerful models.
BMW Group and Daimler claim they were not aware the exhaust fumes tests were being tested on humans and monkeys — while Volkswagen concedes some of its employees may have been aware of the testing at the time.
'Electric' is the buzz word at the Frankfurt International Motor Show.
Reports in the German media says the EU Commission has been aware for years that large German car manufacturers could have contravened EU cartel rules.
Volkswagen's profits have soared as a huge cost cutting effort starts to pay off and as it seeks to move beyond its diesel emissions crisis.
A US federal judge has sentenced Volkswagen to three years’ probation and independent monitoring over the diesel emissions scandal.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel only found out about the Volkswagen emissions scandal through media reports, she has told a parliamentary committee of inquiry.