A boost in electric vehicle manufacturing has occured due to advances in batteries and energy management. But the cars are still far too expensive to become a major hit.
Incentives by governments in some nations are meant to facilitate the development and use of electric cars. This page collates recent DW content on the topic.
Volkswagen CEO Diess says 2020 will see the start of a boom in electric cars, and he predicts the humble automobile will become a rolling internet device. But batteries are likely to be the choke point and European suppliers are desperately needed.