Electric vehicles are hardly a new concept. But Germany, for one, still lags behind in getting more on the road. How are other European countries doing? Our reporters found out, on an all-electric roadtrip from the Mediterranean to the North Sea.
The German auto giant's board has approved plans to spend €44 billion over the next five years to overhaul its plants for electric vehicle production. DW explores where the money will be spent.
Toyota has picked the region of Silesia in southern Poland as the site for a new car factory. As Europe turns its back on diesel cars, the rush is on for electric and hybrid cars and Poland wants to be in on the action.
The German auto giant has said savings will come from culling models as well as workforce. The company also plans to triple the number of SUVs in its fleet while expanding its offer of electric cars.
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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