Germany Welcomes Tesla Gigafactory to Berlin-Brandenburg Location

Political and business leaders have hailed Elon Musk’s announcement that EV giant Tesla will build its European plant just outside Berlin.

Sun Power on Wheels

Munich-based start-up Sono Motors has designed a car with 248 solar panels embedded into its roof, hood, rear and sides, which can provide enough electricity per day for 34km of no-cost, zero emissions driving.

Star Struck

Need a rocket engine? Munich start-up Isar Aerospace Technologies, founded last year, has set its sights high – it aims to become ‘Europe’s SpaceX.’

Booming E-Bikes in Germany

The market for electric bicycles in Germany is going through the roof, as our latest video shows. Nearly one million e-bikes were sold in Germany in 2018 and by all indications that number will grow and grow in the years to come.

E-Bike Conversion Record

Some cyclists are converting their conventional two-wheeler into e-bikes, and that means opportunities for suppliers of conversion gear like Germany’s Pendix.

New EV and Hybrid Registrations Way Up in Germany in 2019

Number of new German registrations for electric and hybrid vehicles increased dramatically last year.

Working Wunders

Hamburg start-up Wunder Mobility has received 30 million dollars in Series B financing and thereby doubled its capital. The new funds come from venture capitalist Blumberg Capital and KCK.

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.