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Daimler wants to deliver batteries to Renault

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D he two car manufacturers had sealed a cross-participation of around three percent in a cooperation agreement in spring. Daimler and Renault want to work together primarily on small cars and engines. CEO Dieter Zetsche had previously announced at the motor show in Paris that the two partners were exploring beyond already agreed projects whether they could also work together on electric drives. It is about the future small cars Smart and Twingo, which are to be built on a common platform.

State must support battery production

Weber called on the federal government in the FAZ conversation state subsidies for the establishment of industrial battery production in Germany. 'A three-digit million sum should be spent on this,' explained the manager, who is also a member of the National Electromobility Platform. Within this network of managers, politicians and scientists, Weber leads the working group for battery technology.

Weber also agrees with his colleague, Volkswagen electric car boss Rudolf Krebs, on the demand for these subsidies: 'It needs state support In the amount of a three-digit million sum, because very expensive processes have to be set up right from the start, but they are actually intended for higher volumes and only pay for themselves much later, 'said Krebs to the newspaper.


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