The Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure has announced the twelve model projects eligible for EUR 250 million in special funding from now until 2024.
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A major new battery cell production facility will be built at carmaker Opel’s plant in the western German city of Kaiserslautern.
A cool one billion euros – that’s how much tech colossus Google is putting into cloud computing infrastructure and sustainable electricity in the heart of Europe from now until 2030.
Germany’s Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure has announced the four winning locations for its multi-million-euro Hydrogen Innovation and Technology Center.
In October 2021, Chinese battery producer SVOLT is starting construction on a gigafactory in southern Germany. Why Germany? GTAI automotive expert Stefan Di Bitonto explains why production is shifting from Asia to the heart of Europe. Check out our new video!
In the short term, the terminal being constructed in the town of Brunsbüttel near Hamburg is planned for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG).
German and Namibian representatives have signed a Joint Communiqué of Intent paving the way for their countries to cooperate on producing and utilizing green hydrogen.
The shift to electric vehicles will have wide-ranging effects on the German automotive industry, the largest in Europe, forcing change upon the many suppliers of parts for conventional combustion-driven cars. To compensate, the German government is allocating EUR 1 billion to help regions, companies and individual workers cope with the new automotive reality.
One of the hurdles to making electric vehicles the rule rather than the exception is the time required to recharge them. Chinese-German firm Infra-Dianba, headquartered in Berlin, wants to solve the problem by simply replacing drained batteries with full ones.
German heavy vehicle manufacturer Deutz has announced it will bring its first-ever hydrogen-powered motor to the market.