Electric Trucks

Silicon Valley and Germany’s industrial Ruhr Valley are teaming up – to produce electric transport vehicles.

Testing Autonomy

The German capital Berlin has equipped a stretch of road to test autonomous and networked driving.

German Start-Up Produces Solar-Powered Car

The German start-up Sono Motors is mass-producing a surprisingly affordable EV that can run on self-generated solar power alone. Not only that, the Sion also includes its own built-in mobility system.

Autonomous Flight Testing

Stuttgart University is heading a project aiming to support the development of energy-efficient, electric, autonomous flight by establishing two testing areas in southern Germany.

Flying the Environmentally Friendly Skies

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has come out in favor of CO2 neutral aviation.

Chinese Investor Produces Cruise Ship in Germany

Genting bought shipyards in the northeastern German cities of Wismar, Stralsund and Rostock-Warnemünde and formed a subsidiary called MV-Werften.

All Aboard

The state of Hessen has ordered 27 hydrogen-powered trains for use on lines including those to Germany’s financial capital Frankfurt.

Blazing Saddles

The number of electric bikes sold in Germany has doubled since 2014. While most of these are imports, the global demand for high-value German e-bikes is growing considerably and the market is diversifying.

5G Remote-Controlled Trains

Mobile communications provider Vodafone has carried out the first-ever remote-controlled test run of a train using 5G technology. The test was carried out at the company’s smart Smart Rail Connectivity Campus in Germany’s central Erzgebirge region.

Electric Opels

German carmaker Opel is following many of its competitors and going green.