Germany only has about 34.000 e-cars on its roads. They're expensive, and they have limited range. European car makers such as Renault and Opel promising cheaper e-cars with a range of up to 400 kilometers. Too good to be true? DW hit the road.
The US e-car pioneer increased production of its Model 3 mass-market car in the first quarter but still fell far short of its output targets. CEO Elon Musk also quashed speculation he might need to raise more capital.
Tesla chief executive Elon Musk has called on the US president to challenge China’s auto trade rules, which limit foreign ownership of joint ventures and impose higher tariffs on imported cars than the United States.
Volkswagen, the world's biggest car manufacturer, has made its biggest leap yet into the world of self-driving cars. It will work with Silicon Valley firm Aurora to bring self-driving taxis to the streets by 2021.
While diesel cars increasingly look to be on the way out, another big polluter is often ignored: shipping. Will electric vessels, including the first e-barges, help the industry clean up its act?
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