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The Future of Germany's Car Industry

Rob Young reports from Germany on the challenges facing the car manufacturing heartlands.

Rob Young reports from Germany ahead of national elections this weekend. Car makers are trying to overcome the diesel emissions scandal that has annoyed voters and keep up with fast moving technological change. What does the future hold for them? Plus Tanya Beckett reports from Essen in the country's coal and steel belt, where industrial decline has hit the economy hard.

(Photo: A BMW on the production line in Munich, Credit: Getty Images)

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