Electric cars are pricy, keeping sales low. Germany is currently home to just 20,000 electric vehicles – far fewer than the government would like. An idea from Switzerland could change the situation.
The Swedish carmaker says it is ready to phase out the internal combustion engine and produce greener vehicles. The firm will manufacture only fully electric and hybrid models within two years.
Amid stagnating sales of its battery-powered, lightweight 'i' models, BMW has had to admit its strategy for dominating the electric car market isn't working. To change that, it plans to take a page from Tesla's book.
Diesel cars have taken a reputational beating in the wake of the VW emissions scandal. Automotive emissions expert Peter Mock says a specific type of hybrid electric vehicle could replace diesel engined vehicles.
The simple two-wheeler, first invented in Germany in 1817, has evolved into a fast, fun and green machine. As bicycles continue to evolve, cities welcome their eco-benefits, while riders appreciate their convenience.
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