Are electric motors the engines of the future?

Belief in fuel-efficient petrol engines is on the rise

Everybody is talking about e-cars, but for some reason they are only slowly winning ground in Germany. Our latest survey shows: The number of motorists who view fuel-efficient petrol engines as the motors of the future has increased significantly over the course of the past five years. Many motorist also do believe in electric engines; nevertheless, this number increased only slightly compared to past surveys.

The vice chief editor of the newspaper Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung picked up on the results of our survey and wrote this highly interesting article on motorcar mobility.

Please read his full article below.

 

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