Especially in Germany, the car industry is more than ever at the centre of a public debate. Confidence in the innovative strength and future viability of the industry has been lost. This is why we are now taking ten points from the current debate and state our position. There is still much to do on our way to our long-term goal: largely emission-free passenger and freight transport. But it is equally right to say that we have already gotten many things off the ground by now.