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    Issue 5/2018

    Wiring the roads

    In 2019, three test routes for trucks powered by overhead lines will begin operation in Germany. Researchers have done the maths on whether the technology is worthwhile – for the climate, and for the bottom line.
    17 Oct 18, Joachim Wille 0
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    Fuel cells

    Hydrogen comes closer to ousting fossil fuels

    Travelling by air and rail could be about to become much cleaner. The world’s first four-seater passenger plane powered by hydrogen rather than fossil fuels has recently completed its maiden flight at Stuttgart airport.
    15 Dec 16, Astrid Dähn 0
  • Knowledge
    Fuel cell technology

    Toyota follows Tesla’s lead

    Good ideas are best shared – including patents, at least according to the announcement by Japanese car manufacturer Toyota that it is making more than 5,600 of its patents for hydrogen fuel cell technology available free of charge, in the hope that the initiative will spur development and introduction of innovative fuel cell technologies around the world.The announcement, made at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, comes only months after Elon Musk, founder and CEO of...
    12 Jan 15, Isaac Bah 1
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    Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive

    A German-American star

    The B-Class Electric Drive from Mercedes-Benzsports the powertrain of the Tesla Model S. In every other respect, the compact van resembles the conventional B-Class down to the last detail – to appreciate its cutting edge technology, you have to get behind the wheel.
    13 Oct 14, Jan Wilms 0
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    Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid

    The first of its kind

    The combination of a diesel engine, electric motor and rechargeable battery makes the Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid a world first. But it doesn’t come cheap.
    28 May 14, Jan Wilms 1
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    BMW i3

    e-cars can be fun

    The BMW i3 is a compact, lightweight electric car made of carbon fires, aluminium and plastic. Combining great driving performance with the high quality you can expect of BMW and an ultramodern design, the i3 is set to become a role model for e-mobility.
    12 May 14, Jan Wilms 0
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    Renault Zoe

    Starter e-car

    Renault may have a bestseller on its hands with the fully electric Zoe. But the chic compact car has one big drawback: unlike all other electric cars, you can’t charge it from a standard household socket.
    18 Oct 13, Jan Wilms 0
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    Ford Focus electric

    Ford Focus goes electric

    In August, Ford will launch its first ever full production electric model: the Focus Electric, with a range of 160 kilometres. The model offers the comfort of a standard compact car, but at EUR 40,000 the price tag is considerably higher.
    8 Aug 13, Jan Wilms 0
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    Green mobility

    The Ford Focus goes electric

    In August, Ford will launch its first ever full production electric model: the Focus Electric, with a range of 160 kilometres. The model offers the comfort of a standard compact car, but at EUR 40,000 the price tag is considerably higher.
    7 Jun 13, Jan Wilms 0

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Issue 05 / 2019

Bursting the bubble - Germany’s disappointing climate package

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Dates

  • 2 Dec 19 to 13 Dec 19

    COP 25 Climate Change Conference

    UNFCCC Secretariat
  • 10 Dec 19 to 12 Dec 19

    Biogas Convention & Trade Fair

    German Biogas Association
  • 20 Jan 20 to 22 Jan 20

    Handelsblatt Energy Summit 2020

    Euroforum Deutschland GmbH
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