EV Battery Recycling Set to Become Big Business in Germany

The German Environment Agency says that more than 12,000 tons of lithium-ion batteries were in use in Germany in 2019 – a figure that will be increasing dramatically year for year. That has companies, big and small, thinking about how to find a role in recycling.

Regional Spotlight: EISENACH

The city of Eisenach in the eastern German region of Thuringia has an extensive manufacturing history. Today, it attracts German and nternational manufacturers of not only cars and automotive parts but also light aircraft and other products.

Taking Part in the German Battery Boom

We spoke with GTAI automotive expert Stefan Di Bitonto and SVOLT Vice-President for Energy Technology (Europe) Maxim Hantsch-Kramskoj about why it makes sense to set up shop in Germany.

The 2021 German Entrepreneurs Prizes

The winners of this year’s awards for Germany’s most promising young companies were announced at a gala celebration on September 14 in Berlin.

Enapter Begins Construction on Modular Hydrogen Electrolyzer Factory

Italian-Thai company Enapter has broken ground on a EUR 105 million facility in the western German town of Saerbeck that will mass produce its modular Anion Exchange Membrane (AEM) electrolyzers.

Germany Puts Quarter Billion into Public Transport Model Projects

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.

German Government Puts 437 Million into Opel Battery Cell Plant

A major new battery cell production facility will be built at carmaker Opel’s plant in the western German city of Kaiserslautern.

German Transport Ministry Allocates EUR 290 Million for H2 Mobility

Germany’s Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure has announced the four winning locations for its multi-million-euro Hydrogen Innovation and Technology Center.

Dresden’s Surgical Robots

Modeling and implementing the use of artificial intelligence during operations.

Therapy Ball

Helping dementia sufferers to reconnect and engage or relax.