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.
Driving an electric car, choosing train travel or using less plastic — we know there are many things we can do to be less of a burden on the world's environment. But would you be willing to give up on streaming video?
While Germany is finally creating the necessary infrastructure for e-mobility, China has started putting the breaks on state subsidies for electric cars. The government has a clear plan, according to DW's Frank Sieren.
On this week's show, we head to Singapore where 100 scientists have gathered for the Future Cities Laboratory, our very own megacities reporter fills us in about how our urban spaces might change in the future and we discover China's brand new electric car industry and ask: is it really the new hub of automobile development?
Until recently, cars produced in China were widely considered cheap, unsafe and ugly. But times are changing. New well-funded startups are helping transform China into the latest hub of automobile development. And they're banking their success on three decisive changes to the industry: E-mobility, connectivity and autonomous driving.