International auto show redefines 'motor'

More and more automakers are shifting toward electric vehicles. They're showing off their latest innovations at the first major industry event worldwide since the start of the pandemic.

Manufacturers, government officials, and car enthusiasts have gathered at the International Motor Show in Munich, Germany. They're exploring the latest electric cars as well as other ways to get around including electric bikes and scooters.

Engineers from Great Wall Motor have joined a growing number of Chinese automakers producing vehicles with low or zero emissions. They have unveiled a plug-in hybrid SUV.

Engineers from BMW have displayed a concept electric car almost entirely from recycled material.

European Union leaders have proposed an effective ban, starting in 2035, on the sale of new cars running on gas or diesel. Automakers have responded by speeding up their transition to vehicles with zero emissions.