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invented completely new things and toppled the ancient giants who had originally been its teacher who see the need. to catapult europe out of the darkest jews into a. hearts of people twenty seconds on d w. a sales will slump but the world's biggest auto market carmakers try to electrify and chinese buyers for their latest offerings at the shanghai motor show also called lawmakers in the united states subpoena bank and other lenders looking for money from russia that might have swayed the twenty sixteen presidential election and washington part instead steps towards cuba threatening european companies doing business their. countries kober berlin good to have you with us china's car market
needs a jump start sales fell in twenty eighty in the first time in decades which has left many carmakers scratching their heads the same time leadership in beijing is pushing hard to make china a model case for immobility for big brands that means they need to poor big money into fresh models and industry giants like false flag and it is a billion dollar bets one that has to work if you don't use thomas more felt reports from the shanghai motor show. the id rooms might still be a show car but the electric s.u.v. will be built and sold in china starting next year later the usa and europe will follow china is to become the focus groups leading market for electric mobility millions of cars will roll off assembly lines here. china really would be the powerhouse of the future electric cars fully connected. all the technology
enterprises working very closely together here we are a very important part we have eighteen percent market share in the group of fourteen. so we are strong pillar of the south to motive industry the wolfsburg company wants to counteract the declining sales figures in the asian giant with a completely new car brand for china the jetta this inexpensive v.w. was designed especially for the chinese market for the equivalent of ten thousand euros the sedan or s.u.v. will reach completely new groups of buyers eighty one percent of those first time by us so when we want to attract new chinese customers who have the first time in their life and chance to buy a car into our group environment then this is the place to be skoda is placing all its bets on s.u.v.s in china and starting next year all skoda is will be available as eco r.'s still the mood at the fair has been dampened by the current weakness of the market we have seen no first to. be kate's all.
growth the first decline after the ninety's and we have already information that the market will pick up again in the second quarter and by the end of the year hopefully see a normalized situation again the message from v.w. c.e.o. disses clear the fate of the votes wagon group will be just cited in china. and from china to the united states two committees of the u.s. house of representatives have subpoenaed dodge a bank and several other financial institutions as part of investigations into president donald trump's finances and private house intelligence committee chairman adam schiff said that the subpoenas are part of an investigation into quote allegations of potential foreign influence on the u.s. political process which bank has lent mr trump's river state company millions of dollars over time even when other banks regarded it too risky to do so.
more of the story let's bring in our good book though she's a new york based finance journalist and she's been covering deutsche bank and donald trump extensively welcome to the program i guess what exactly are these house committees looking for here well any connection that they might find between a foreign nation. financial transactions connecting donald trump to foreign nations meaning russia it's part of the big russia investigation that house democrats and democrats have been pursuing for some time now they want to look into trump's dealings with deutsche bank for a long time they were not successful in doing that because they were not in the majority they are now with a new congress and so they're using there's the peano powers you know several other lenders have also been subpoenaed on this matter but it seems that proceedings are especially focused on bank why is the well that's
a bank has been trumped how spunk if you will they have been. working together for decades it wasn't really a match made in heaven it was more born out of necessity they needed it other end of the ninety's bank wanted to break in into wall street and become a major player here and it was quite difficult for a foreign bank to do so and donald trump at the same time had lost access to u.s. banking because of its bankruptcy in atlantic city with his casinos which left us banks with billions of dollars on the hook so they kind of partnered up and that has been the case to the tune of two billion dollars in loans but donald trump's youngest son has already blasted the inquiry as quote an unprecedented abuse of
power how likely is it to yield results. well what might be really interesting for house democrats here is dr banks very own russia connection. so the moscow office of the frankfurt lender has been caught helping wealthy russians getting ruble out of russia to the tune of ten billion dollars and they have been fined for that with six hundred million dollars u.k. and u.s. regulators. in new york thank you so much. u.s. president trump is stepping up the pressure on cuba washington apparently plans to lawsuits against foreign companies doing business and property seized from americans after the island's nine hundred fifty nine revolution the move which is expected to be announced on wednesday could expose u.s.
european and canadian companies to legal action dealing a blow to cuba's efforts to track more foreign investment. the tightened u.s. measures would effectively keep foreign investors and their money out of cuba. but the communist ruled caribbean island is already struggling with a range of economic and social problems the crisis in its ally venezuela spilling over every day supplies are becoming scarce or supermarket shelves are empty long lines form for a little chicken eggs or cooking oil. shortages in the whole country there are problems we hope the situation will recover you can see that there are more eggs and things but yes there have been a lot of problems that's why they're all aryans that's the first sign. adding to cuba's troubles oil deliveries from venezuela have fallen by half they could fall even further or cease altogether if it is a will a self-proclaimed interim president one who i don't know and his allies in
washington get their way. in a speech to the national assembly last week cuban communist party leader raul castro warn the country to prepare for the worst while reaffirming cuba's support for venezuela. we will never abandon our duty to act in solidarity with venezuela. we will not renounce any of our principles and we will strongly reject any form of blackmail that they can. cubans are hunkering down to see things through hardship is nothing new to this island nation people here say they'll overcome the latest problems as well. tech giant apple and mobile chip maker qualcomm have settled a bitter multibillion dollar dispute it centered on patent technology that enables apple's i phones to connect to the internet the surprise truce abruptly ended a federal court trial just before it began it requires apple to pay an undisclosed
amount and royalties as well as a sixty a licensing agreement that likely involves further payments for stock closed trading up twenty three percent of the shares gained. the profits of progress have been singing the praises of the new super high speed five g. mobile data systems for months now transmitting data twenty times faster than the current system it will be the basis for everything from south driving cars smart cities to artificial intelligence and yes futuristic farm life we found some really progressive bovine take a look. they may look like regular carols but these dairy free zones are the from in england are internet pioneers the government funded agri e.p.i. center in somerset has teamed up with cisco networks for the five g.
rule first project. around fifty of the one hundred eighty strong herd west five g. smart colors and health monitoring it tags. what we're trying to do with five year wealth if they were trying to show that we can have much more than a couple of forms in the area actually connected we can connect every cow we can connect every anymore in this farm the cows five g. color controls a robotic milking system when the cow feels ready to be milked it approaches the machine gates which open automatically the device recognizes an individual cow to precisely latch onto its teats for milking while the cow happily munches on a food reward its mardi attack provides location data whilst also tracking health we've got other technology there's one in the here which is the swell. that one is watering the cash activity. so that we know its activity and if its activity drops
off early indicator that maybe the cows are feeding so well the dairy already uses a wide range of technology sensor operated curtains that open or closed depending on the weather and a smart feeding system that automatically delivers food around the ban by a ceiling mounted rails and also automated message brushes that rotate when the cow rubs up against m i five g. luxury these ruminants have been quick to utilize. automated mass. that that's also thanks for watching back at a bar. it's
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and welcome to. the day as calls come from around the world to rebuild not try damn cathedral in paris after the terrible fire that raged on monday evening we will be devoting our news to the cultural significance of this gothic masterpiece down the ages. took over one hundred years to build finally being completed in the thirteenth century we'll be looking at the
historical significance of this building since then. victor goes famous book the hunchback of notre dame influenced its restoration in the nineteenth century and more recently the movies and a musical made of that story. of course it has brought millions of tourists to visit this landmark in paris every year also we'll talk about the hopes for its restoration. and for all this on joined by my colleague david levitz who's been following the story and the did you visit it. well many times well as have you robin and if like like you and frankly the hundreds of millions of people who probably have visited it today there's this this very mixed feeling on the one hand the sense of devastation at.