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09 May 2018

Germany’s Merkel sees chance for electric car battery production in Europe


Chancellor Angela Merkel has signalled that she believes the chances were increasing of German carmakers building up battery production for electric cars in Europe, reports Gernot Heller for Reuters. “I’m detecting a certain rethink among carmakers,” Merkel said at an event in Berlin. She added it might still be possible to “achieve something” in Europe in this field but added that businesses would need to be willing.

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Find plenty of background in the dossier BMW, Daimler, and VW vow to fight in green transport revolution.

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