News Digest Item
03 Aug 2016

“Battery to the Future”

Handelsblatt Global Edition

With the world’s largest production plant for lithium-ion batteries in Nevada, Tesla is forcing German car manufacturers to decide if they need their own fuel-cell factory, writes Handelsblatt Global Edition. “A battery triumph by Mr Musk would leave German carmakers further behind in the e-car race,” writes Handelsblatt. German companies either continue to buy batteries from abroad, or they enter production themselves to not leave “control of the electric car’s core component” in the hands of Tesla.

Read the article (behind paywall) in English here.

Read more about energy storage in the CLEW dossier New technologies for the Energiewende.

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