Among the participants of the Automotive Summit 2019 were bosses of Germany’s leading carmakers and automotive companies. They agreed that the public and private sectors would split the costs for augmented subsidies of up to 6000 EUR for consumers who purchase electric vehicles.
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Political and business leaders have hailed Elon Musk’s announcement that EV giant Tesla will build its European plant just outside Berlin.
Cirplus developed an online platform for recyclates.
Number of new German registrations for electric and hybrid vehicles increased dramatically last year.
Berlin start-up Ubitricity, which was founded in 2008 has come up with a simple, cost-effective way of upgrading existing streetlights into power providers for EVs.
An electricity-free fridge
Volkswagen has said it aims to become the world’s leading producer of electric vehicles, and the German carmaker is off to a promising start.
Germany opened its first ‘eHighway’ – a 6km stretch of autobahn near Frankfurt along which e-trucks can draw power from overhead cables.
Power company EnBW has announced the construction of what will be Germany’s largest solar energy park. What’s more: the firm is doing this without any help at all from state subsidies.
Not all wafer margins are thin ones – as the flourishing Freiburg start-up NexWafe knows.