It has a range of 120 kilometers, a three-hour charging time, and a low price. The eGo Life, developed at a university in Aachen, Germany, is a small car for big cities.
Full speed ahead for electric cars - it seems there has never been a better time to finally do away with combustion-engine technology. But DW's Henrik Böhme feels the solution lies elsewhere.
Dieselgate has many people turning to electric vehicles as a more environmentally friendly option. But in some respects, e-cars can be just as bad for the environment as traditional cars. So what's the upshot?
Though a future in which all cars are electric is still decades away, carmakers such as VW, BMW and Daimler are busy showcasing their green models. The question is how ethically clean are they?
The world's biggest mining company has forecast growing demand for its raw materials as 2017 looks set to be the "tipping point" for electric cars, and China's Belt and Road initiative will boost global iron ore demand.
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