On this page, you find additional interesting information on electromobility, innovative motor vehicle technology, documentation on important thematic projects and European Commission studies on the area of motor vehicles, from Germany and our partner countries Poland and Italy.
This paper/communication sets out a strategy by the European commission for encouraging the development and uptake of clean and energy efficient vehicles. The strategy builds on the existing strategy of 2007 with the aim to reduce CO2 emissions. It is the will of the commission to support electric vehicles because pure electric vehicles appear to be most promising for urban use.
In the past months, the European automotive industry has been facing an increasingly difficult period, with the EU market for new cars declining for the fifth consecutive year. For this reason the European commission created an action plan to support the automotive industry. This plan includes investing in advanced technologies so as in financing innovation.
Erasmus Plus is a program by the European Union for education, training, youth and Sport from 2014 until 2020. The program provides the opportunity for over 4 million Europeans to study, train, gain work experience and volunteer abroad. The program is implemented by national agencies.
The BMBF supports the development of electric mobility by funding researches and encouraging the exchange between industry, academia and business.
A lot of projects coordinated by the BIBB are including electro mobility because it is seen as a field with most promising future. The main activities refer to the qualification in the craft automotive and electrical trades, construction and industrial electrical trades. From the various current and future studies and analyzes the BIBB develops recommendations for the vocational training policy.
eMO is the central contact in Berlin for electromobility. The agency connects different players, acquires new partners for regional, national, and international projects and promotes activities. One example is the Berlin –Brandenburg international showcase for electromobility which is coordinated by eMO.
This is a project, which started in 2011 to support a more sustainable mobility in the local area of Vicenza. It summarizes national and regional laws and opportunities for privates and especially businesses interested in changing their car/fleet and it houses a number of initiatives at a local level.
This is a community/forum with practical information for e-vehicle users in Italy. It informs where to find charging stations, fairs and other information.
The OCED Directorate for Education and Skills develops and analyses the quantitative, internationally comparable indicators and publishes the results in “Education at a Glance”. It is the product of a long-standing, collaborative effort between OECD governmental experts and institutions working within the framework of the OECD Indicators of Education Systems Program and the OECD Secretariat.