Researchers recently unveiled a prototype of an ultra-fast charging station on the Autobahn A8. It has a capability of 450 kW – a huge improvement over the mere 42 kW of 90% of all charging stations in Germany.
Industries / Mobility & Logistics
In a position paper entitled “Space – the Future Market,” the Federation of German Industry BDI argues that the final frontier is poised to become crucial to German industry.
As the German government and car manufacturers try to get more electric vehicles on the road, massive efforts are being made to ensure that charging stations for these vehicles are plentiful, ubiquitous and fast.
Ibeo Automotive Systems GmbH has been developing recognition-technology and lidar (short for “light detection and ranging”) systems for two decades.
Germans are famous for loving their cars – but they apparently love to share them, too!
The company produces mechatronic products for the interiors of premium vehicles and battery-powered cars.
Germany will invest about the same amount as the next four countries in the ranking combined.
Hamburg, home of the second-busiest port in Europe, is helping bring the industry into the digital age.
By 2020, Mercedes plans to have more than 130 models with electric drives (including transporters, buses and trucks), of which 10 will have purely electric drives.
The software of ItsMyCargo enables freight forwarders to enhance their online shops with a customized online booking system that provides customers quick quotations and reservations.