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Porsche splits with VW and lists on the stock market

The luxury sports car manufacturer Porsche is about to start trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. That could raise billions for e-mobility. When a massive cargo ship loaded with Porsches, Bentleys, Lamborghinis and Volkswagens burned...

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E-scooters under fire: Can cities make them safer?

Facing cluttered sidewalks, reckless drivers and now the first known fatality in Europe, cities are threatening to kill the e-scooter. But fans of the e-mobility option say the criticism is misplaced. They have a low...

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Recycled electric batteries an untapped market

As the e-mobility drive gets stronger, it’s already clear that there will soon be huge piles of discarded electric batteries. Some of the materials used to make them are clearly too precious to be thrown...

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Germany hopes to mine lithium, the white gold of e-mobility

A small community in the German state of Saxony may soon see the revival of its centuries-old mining tradition. But this time around, the focus is no longer on tin or tungsten but on lithium,...

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Does Europe, does Germany really need its own battery cells?

France and Germany have asked the EU executive to approve state subsidies for a cross-border battery cell consortium to curb Asia’s market dominance. German analyst Marcel Weiss says the investment might not be worth it....

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Tomorrow’s transportation will be electric and shared

For anyone who relies heavily on a car to get around, the idea of parking up for good might sound like an impossibility. But Andreas Knie, a researcher at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center, firmly believes digitization will...

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Daimler at the IAA: Present tense, but future perfect

Daimler’s Media Night presentation at the IAA in Frankfurt was a showy affair, meant to present the Mercedes Benz maker’s speeding into the future. But first it has to get through the present, says Janelle...

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Poland’s e-mobility program: seeking ‘green credentials’

Not wanting to be outdone by its richer western neighbor, Warsaw has said it plans to invest heavily in e-mobility. Europe’s biggest coal guzzler could do with a PR clean-up, but how realistic is the...

E-cars not yet a hit with German car owners

The German government is not giving up on its plan to have one million e-cars on the roads by 2020. The trouble is that potential buyers are anything but enthusiastic about them. Some 1,000 executives,...