Regional train authority SFBW has purchased 20 Siemens Mobility hybrid-battery trains for use in the southern German state of Baden-Württemberg.
Industries / Mobility & Logistics
Lots of motor vehicles try to appeal to customers with their flexibility, but new German automaker Electric Brands is considerably raising the bar. The firm’s eBussy is a small, modular electric vehicle that can be reassembled into pick-up trucks, capers and vans of no fewer than ten different shapes and sizes.
Continuing our week-long look at how various German industries’ are faring during the coronavirus pandemic, we scrutinize the logistics sector.
One of the winners of the coronavirus disruptions is the digital automotive market.
The coronavirus pandemic has put the kibosh on many companies’ plans around the globe but not those of battery producer AKASOL. The company’s second serial production line for lithium-ion battery systems at its Langen, Germany, production site is now operational – six months ahead of schedule.
The German government is investing more than EUR 1.5 billion in battery cell research and production – a key element in the country’s planned transition to clean energy and mobility.
Germany’s national rail operator Deutsche Bahn is facing the biggest modernization in its history. This bold endeavor will create a range of opportunities for foreign railway equipment suppliers and construction companies.
The trend is clear – all of Germany’s big carmakers are going electric. No wonder that Germany is expected to overtake China as the world’s leading EV producer. And now Tesla’s coming as well.
The innovative product can double motor performance without increasing motor size by using copper wire to disperse coolants to engine coils.
Political pressure and concerns about climate change are transforming Germany’s automotive sector from the wheels up. This major cross-sector upheaval has created unparalleled investment opportunities.