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VW CEO Herbert Diess on Electric Cars and Effects of Trade War
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Trade tensions risk muddling with carmakers’ message on electric cars and fighting climate change at the Frankfurt auto show.

Volkswagen AG and other carmakers said the global economy was at risk of a recession, as the U.S.-China standoff on trade continues. The geopolitical volatility adds another layer of uncertainty to an industry in the midst of a radical overhaul as the end of combustion-engine era looms.