Gear change: Global car industry facing major slowdown
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After several bumper years for the auto sector, car sales are slowing down, and in some markets, plunging. Carmakers and their suppliers are already warning that thousands of jobs are at risk. In this special programme, we look at how the industry is coping with a slowdown. Also, our correspondent in Beijing reports on how the Chinese market fell off a cliff. And we look at how new emissions standards in the European Union are causing more turmoil for the motor industry.