German leaders are worried that their iconic car manufacturing giants aren’t moving fast enough to go electric.

See this in-depth article on the urgency to go electric for the worlds auto manufacturing industry. Particularly for Germany and its car industry. The German government is worried. If their iconic auto brands don’t pick up the pace to shift to mass production of plug-in cars, they will not compete on a global scale.

See the link to the original article from Spiegel Online: Asleep at the Wheel

BMW iSeries Production Line

BMW iSeries Production Line


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With more than 25 years of professional experience across the automotive and energy industries in Australia, Geoff’s corporate life included leading Origin Energy’s eMobility (EV) business. While at Origin, Geoff experienced the explosion of information and advancement surrounding the changes in cleaner, faster and smarter transport solutions, plug-in vehicles and associated new smart technologies. Geoff's nickname at Origin was 'Mr. EV'. Recognizing the need from within the Australian industry for reliable, relevant and consistent online information, Geoff created with a view to providing a reputable reference point that focusses on the sustainable transport evolution, plug-in vehicle developments, charging solutions and smart energy innovations from around the world. In addition to monitoring global and local developments, Geoff continues to work closely with innovative vehicle manufactures, energy companies, government bodies, and vehicle charging organisations to ensure real eCarInsight. You can get in touch with Geoff via the eCarInsight email address

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