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Germany’s Ambitious Plan To Ban the Gas Engine by 2030

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

When Germany announces a shakeup in the auto industry, the world listens. So when the country’s upper house of parliament, the Bundesrat, passed legislation to effectively ban the sale and manufacturing of all gas and diesel-powered vehicles by 2030, it is about to put some serious pressure on car manufacturers …

Sources: Spiegel, Ars Technica

Photo: Tekke [Flickr]

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Volkswagen and BMW Take the Worry Out of Electric Car Road Trips

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

It is pretty much fact that electric vehicles (EV) are here to stay, and while newer cars offer a good enough range on a single charge for daily driving, taking a lengthy road trip can be unsettling. That is why Volkswagen and BMW joined forces with ChargePoint, a California-based company …

Sources: The Verge

Photo: Kārlis Dambrāns

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Audi Wants to Challenge Tesla with Electric Cars, But Is It Too Late?

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Tesla is the first car company that probably comes to mind when thinking of an all-electric car, and they no doubt have made a solid name for themselves in the auto industry, causing auto veterans to make an effort to catch up. Audi is the latest to announce electric vehicles, …

Sources: Autocar

Photo: AUDI AG

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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German Scientists Develop New Range Extending System For Electric Cars

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Just about every car manufacturer has some version of an electric car on the market, whether it is a hybrid or 100% electric powered.  To this day the full electric vehicles have not been able to offer the distance per charge necessary to make them practical for regular use, so …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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New Propulsion Technologies

By Magazin-Deutschland.de on Email

By Boris Schmidt “ELECTROMOBILITY IS A TASK OF THE CENTURY”, says Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn. “We must ensure we meet the fundamental need for mobility in a more resource-independent, more environmentally friendly and more sustainable way,” stresses Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel. At the Federal Government’s electromobility summit in May 2011, …

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