Herbert Diess, head of the Volkswagen (VW) brand, speaks beside the new Volkswagen AG I.D. concept electric automobile on the first press day of the Paris Motor Show at Porte de Versailles exhibition center in Paris, France, on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016. Ford Motor Co. and Rolls-Royce are among the companies skipping the car show, also known as Mondial de L’Automobile, as the once-unmissable event succumbs to changes sweeping the auto industry. Photographer: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg