We speak about the vehicles of the future with Gernot Lobenberg, Director of the Berlin Agency for Electromobility.
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.
Germany's environment ministry wants to halve CO2 emissions levels for new vehicles by 2030 - more than the EU's goal. The auto sector is already alarmed by a new EU exhaust test due in September.
The trend toward e-cars is growing. But what about e-planes? It might not be long before we're zooming around in electric planes — at least for short distances, says a German Aerospace Center expert in a DW interview.
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?
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