An American steps into a culture gap upon arriving at the Frankfurt, Germany, airport, entering a terminal with “no smoking” signs and encountering groups of smokers at ash trays filled with butts. Nearby policemen don’t seem to mind. The verboten signs are relatively new; maybe there’s a transitional grace period. Warning to U.S. visitors: Don’t try this at home. I’m here for the world-famous Frankfurt auto show where I spot another policeman, this one manning a specialty car exhibit ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"Printer-friendly" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
• Global sales and production data by country
• U.S. model-line inventory data
• Engine and equipment installation rates
• WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
• Product Cycle chart
• Interrelationships among major OEMs
•Medium- andheavy-duty truck volumes
•Historical data and much more!

For pricing and subscription information please contact
LisaWilliamson by email: or phone: (248) 799-2642

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.