Hans Dieter Pötsch takes top slot at Volkswagen - Namibia plans to hook up to world markets - Border controls cause ripple effect
After German chancellor candidate Martin Schulz called for a Europe-wide quota for electric cars, the debate among German politicians, the EU and carmakers has picked up steam. In China, such a quota already exists.
US carmaker Tesla plans to build a Gigafactory in Europe. Portugal wants to host it. There are many arguments in its favor: big lithium deposits and good infrastructure on the ground, says Jochen Faget.
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