• E-trucks on the verge of a breakthrough

    In 2025 electric trucks could attain cost parity with diesel models in almost all areas. These are the findings of a current study conducted by McKinsey. But how far are the manufacturers really? Tesla recently presented an electric truck that sets new standards.

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  • Exploring new horizons – with electric ships

    Diesel is a problem not only on land, but also at sea. Whether it is on ferries, cargo ships or cruise ships: The ecological footprint plays an increasingly important role. Because the industry is one of the dirtiest. It is high time for electric ships. elect! takes a look at the current situation in the electric shipping industry.

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  • "Stuttgart airport is aiming to be climate-neutral by the year 2050“

    Stuttgart airport is regarded throughout Europe as a pioneer in the electrification of its vehicle fleet. During an interview Walter Schoefer, Chairman of the Board of Management, explained what progress the airport has already made, where the problems lie and what lessons can be learned by public transport.

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