Electric cars are growing popular. An important thing to consider with these cars is their range, which is largely determined by their batteries. DW took VW's second-generation e-Golf for a spin to see how it holds up. What's been improved?
China's CATL corporation will build a lithium-ion battery cell factory in Thuringia, Germany, to supply electric vehicle makers. In contrast, BMW and Bosch have recently abandoned plans to make battery cells. Why?
German carmakers didn't pioneer the new era of electric cars, but now they're making massive investments in EV model development and production. By 2025 they may surpass their rivals for global e-car market share.
German premium automaker BMW is ordering several billion euros worth of batteries for electric cars from a Chinese manufacturer. The move suggests that cultivating a European producer now seems even more remote.
US automaker Tesla has confirmed that it reached a manufacturing milestone over the weekend. The company was able to produce 5,000 electricModel 3 vehicles in roughly a week, only hours after the deadline.
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