The automobile is becoming a smartphone on wheels. Bernd Maier-Leppla is convinced that former IT companies have recognized this and are increasingly venturing into the field of electric vehicles.
What will Germany get in 2022? Ideological constraints and a dysfunctional bureaucracy will not bring about a quick turnaround for the better, says Bernd Maier-Leppla
Due to a preference for massive SUVs, the traffic transition, despite the transformation to electric mobility, is failing, says Bernd Maier-Leppla.
The traffic light coalition is in place. But the real "green traffic turnaround" is still a long time coming, says Bernd Maier-Leppla.
These are schizophrenic times, says Bernd Maier-Leppla. The market for internal combustion vehicles has gained strength and the supply of environmentally-friendly new electric cars is tightening.
An old guard of engineers at German automakers prevented a faster mobility transformation, says Bernd Maier-Leppla.
It is only thanks to geniuses and technical visionaries like Copernicus, Einstein, Steve Jobs and Elon Musk that mankind advances, says Bernd Maier-Leppla.
The climate is not interested in how decarbonization is achieved, writes Bernd Maier-Leppla, arguing for more openness to technology.
The result of the Bundestag election does not exactly bode well for the future of innovation and electromobility in Germany, says Bernd Maier Lepra.
It seems that there is just a case of 'either-or’ in the mobility discussion. Bernd Maier-Leppla believes ‘both-if' would make things all a bit more relaxed.
The high electricity prices in Germany have a counterproductive effect on electromobility, says Bernd Maier-Leppla
A positive climate future, i.e. a low-CO2 society, cannot be achieved simply by snapping one's fingers, says Bernd Maier-Leppla
The lag of German car manufacturers in the development of an operating system seems to be growing at an alarming rate, writes Bernd Maier-Leppla.
The hydrogen car was not killed by an ominous "electro-lobby," but is simply not competitive in its current form, says columnist Bernd Maier-Leppla.
Germans are "unfamiliar" with digital. This is particularly true of German OEMs. Columnist Bernd Maier-Leppla explains why this is problematic.
From openness to technology to electromobility, on the status quo of German premium manufacturers. The first column by e-magazine editor Bernd Maier-Leppla for Innovation Origins.
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