E-mobility is being touted as clean and green. In fact, its ecological footprint needs to shrink considerably. Building a battery consumes lots of resources. Engineers are working on making more efficient, eco-friendlier batteries.
Despite China's car sales falling for nine months, German automakers are betting on new electric models to boost market share. Further headwinds could emerge when Beijing's generous electric car subsidies end next year.
Electric cars have outsold traditionally-fuelled vehicles for the first time in Norway. The nation, whose capital has been named European Green Capital 2019, wants all new vehicles sold to be electric by 2025.
The German car giant has signed a multiyear agreement with Amazon Web Services to build the Volkswagen Industrial Cloud. DW takes a look at what VW's cloud-based digital production platform aims to achieve.
Germany's industrial giants have been reluctant to invest in the costly production of electric car battery cells until now. Will a €1 billion government grant be enough to recover time lost to China and South Korea?
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