News Digest Item
08 May 2017

“The electric shock is still to come”


Germany does not even come close to its claim of being a leading market for e-mobility, writes Lukas Bay in a commentary for the Handelsblatt. “Germany makes lots of announcements, but delivers very little.” German carmakers still don’t have attractive e-cars on offer, and the roll-out of charging infrastructure remains much too slow, according to Bay. “The industry seems united in its hope to keep the combustion engine alive as long as possible […] The German car industry still faces a big electric shock.”

Find background in the CLEW dossier The Energiewende and German carmakers.

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