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    The courage to rethink, to move with the times - these are the challenges that drive us forward. In mobility in particular, we need innovations.
    Sustainable. Efficient. Ecological. Electromobility is a major step in the right direction. Go on a voyage of discovery and find out everything about the mobility of the future.

    Webasto Charging Station in the City

    Electromobility in Germany

    Despite the current boom in electromobility, in Germany there is still widespread skepticism toward electric vehicles. A survey commissioned by acatech revealed that only a quarter of respondents were contemplating purchasing an electric car. Why is this and how can this be changed?

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    Solar Energy for Electric Cars

    Solar Energy For Electric Cars

    Wouldn’t it be great if you could simply generate the power for your electric car yourself?

    Homeowners can make this dream come true with solar panels. When the sun smiles, your wallet will as well.


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    Planes parked at an airport.

    Carbon Neutrality for Airports

    New fuel production methods, alternative engines and electric ground support equipment: the climate is on many airports’ radar.

    Today we’re going to take an in-depth look at Munich Airport, which plans to be climate-neutral by 2030, and present two very promising pilot projects.

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    Snow groomers in front of Neumayer Station III in Antarctica

    Crossing The Antarctis

    We are spending a day with Fred, a snow groomer driver. He tells us about an expedition in the vast ice desert, explains what whiteouts are and reveals how to make a penguin jealous.

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    Earlier electric cars in New York around 1920

    The Electric Car Exacts Its Revenge

    Electromobility is taking the world by storm. We decided to do some research into the history of electromobility.

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    Entry Into the Electric Era

    Entry Into the Electric Era

    Plug-in hybrid systems act as a bridge combining the best of both worlds: the benefits of electromobility and the positive properties of a combustion engine. What exactly does that mean?

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    Production of batteries for electric cars in a Webasto factory in Schierling Germany

    Environmental Impact of Batteries

    One argument against electric cars is the high water consumption in the extraction of lithium for the battery. Fact or prejudice?

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    Man charges his car at the Webasto Live Wallbox

    Drawbacks of Electric Cars (1/2)

    Electric cars are expensive, charge for a long time and you can't find any charging points when you are on the road, can you? We will give you an update on this...

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    A man walks up to his electric car, which is charging at a wallbox.

    A Wallbox in Your Own Home

    Residents in Germany will soon be legally entitled to install a wallbox at home, no matter whether they’re a tenant or homeowner.

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    Alternatives to the Electric Car

    We have taken a closer look at two concepts for you: the new hydrogen technology and the more established natural gas engine.

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    Interview EV-Driver

    Interview EV - Driver

    Read about Stefan who became all “charged up” with e-mobility already as 19-year-old student of mechanical engineering, and helped getting it on the road…

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    Ford and Webasto present the iconic Mustang sports car, now available as an all-electric vehicle

    900 Electric Horsepower? 

    Ford and Webasto are proud to present the iconic Mustang sports car, now available as an all-electric vehicle. The Mustang Lithium is an ultra-high-performance prototype.

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    Car driver charges her electric car using a charging device back in 1912.

    From Battery Rooms To Plug & Play: We’ve Come A Long Way

    We all know about charging stations, but few know their historical origin. We reveal all, free of charge.


    So come with us on a short journey through the history of the charging station.

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    Sunrise in a metropolis

    Charging Station at Home

    Having a charging station at home makes things so much easier. Although when peace at home rests on everything working perfectly first time, things can get a bit tense.

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    Plug in wallbox with hand on it

    Drawbacks of Electric Cars (2/2)

    We can probably all think of some typical problems with owning electric cars. But we have long since overcome many of the downsides... 

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    Electric Car: Getting Through Winter

    Electric Car: Getting Through Winter

    In the dark and cold season, electric cars lose range because they have to use a lot of energy for lighting and heating.We have 5 tips to reduce the loss of range.

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    Caricature of an electric car with windmills in the background

    Environmental Advantage 

    Electric cars or combustion engines? What is better for our environment? Easy Way magazine has found a study that drills down on this topic.

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    Man with his electric car in front of a beautiful mountain scenery

    8 Tips: Converting to an Electric Car

    This article lists our top eight tips for converting to an electric vehicle, so that from the outset you can keep an eye on all that is important.

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    He charges his electric car with a Webasto wallbox and puts a plug in the tank.

    Wallbox vs. Household Plug 

    A wallbox for the electric car? What for? Some may think a bog-standard household plug socket will do for charging their car.

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    Little boy unpacks a present from his father - a remote-controlled car.

    The Dream of Young and Old

    Some families have a real electric car parked in their garage. But to what extent are today’s electric cars suitable for daily use?

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