Startup Lightyear focuses on building solar-team expertise into a Tesla-beating electric car.
Over the coming decade, Germany's electricity grid will need upgrades to enable it to recharge tens of millions of electric cars. Rather than being worried, experts seem to be looking forward to the technical challenge.
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.
It took social and political pressure to get the automotive industry to develop more climate friendly cars. Ironically SUVs have become an essential part of carmakers' efforts to turn green.
Elon Musk's Tesla faces a new and unexpected challenger from weapons giant Kalashnikov. The company has unveiled a design for its new electric car, although its retro style has received mixed reviews on social media.
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