Insufficient raw materials: lithium bottleneck slows 2030 Stromer

The German Commodities Agency predicts a lithium shortage by 2030, heavy dependence on Australia and Chile, and insufficient recycling potential for old electric car batteries. There is no electromobility without batteries, not even with fuel cell cars. Because they also need rechargeable batteries to provide enough power when the unit requires high performance. The German … Read more

VW & Eon want to use millions of electric cars as an electricity depot

Volkswagen is transforming the Buzz ID into an electricity storage device Deliveries of the new Volkswagen ID.Buzz will begin in the fall. The minibus becomes “bidirectional” and can thus return the charged electricity to the network, thus becoming a storage device. (Photo: dpa) Dusseldorf In the future, electric cars can help solve a major renewable … Read more

Mercedes removes the A-class from the program

A-class sedan from Mercedes-Benz From the middle of the decade, the group will no longer build the model series. (Photo: Daimler AG) Munich For decades, size was what mattered most at Mercedes-Benz. The dream of “Welt AG” with Chrysler suddenly exploded, but the brand with the three-pointed star was then able to console itself by … Read more

Mercedes removes the A-class from the program

A-class sedan from Mercedes-Benz From the middle of the decade, the group will no longer build the model series. (Photo: Daimler AG) Munich For decades, size was what mattered most at Mercedes-Benz. The dream of “Welt AG” with Chrysler suddenly exploded, but the brand with the three-pointed star was then able to console itself by … Read more

VW & Eon want to connect millions of electric cars to electricity storage

Volkswagen is transforming the Buzz ID into an electricity storage device Deliveries of the new Volkswagen ID.Buzz will begin in the fall. The minibus becomes “bidirectional” and can thus return the charged electricity to the network, thus becoming a storage device. (Photo: dpa) Dusseldorf In the future, electric cars can help solve a major renewable … Read more