Volkswagen misses no opportunity to push the switch to electromobility, to force it and to communicate wherever possible. As an e-doubter, it is difficult to stay at a critical distance. When VW boss Diess announced the radical e-donation, nobody expected this consequence, which Volkswagen is now showing in all areas.
It has not yet been decided whether the battery vehicle will dominate the mass market or whether alternative developments - from synthetic fuel to hydrogen-powered fuel cells - will overtake the electric car with battery on the market. The crux for all automakers is that they will have to finance the change with combustion engines for a long time to come. With the i3 and i8 electric vehicles, BMW has demonstrated that you can be too early with an innovative product. The i3, which was presented at the same time in presentations around the world seven (!!) years ago with a communicative bang, aroused expectations for further e-vehicles or at least for extensive further development. But there was nothing more. The lake was quiet and the impression arose that BMW had shelved e-mobility. just like BMW did with the hydrogen twelve-cylinder in the 7 Series, which was developed close to series production, but sang and soundlessly was parked in the museum of dreamed-of visions. Read full article ... (818 words, 1 image)