Innovation and Technology

Electric Mobility

The German automotive industry is strongly committed to pressing ahead with the development of electric mobility.

The Electric Mobility Industry Commitee

The Electric Mobility Industry Commitee represents the common interests of industry and industry-related service providers. The focus is on the development and promotion of electromobility in Germany, in particular within the framework of the National Platform for Electromobility (NPE).

For this purpose, the Electric Mobility Industry Commitee maintains close cooperation with the Parliamentary Circle for Electric Mobility and organizes joint events with it.

The Electric Mobility Industry Commitee is chaired by the President of the VDA, Mr. Bernhard Mattes. His deputy is a member of the management of the BDI.

The management of the Electric Mobility Industry Commitee is headed by a member of the management board of the VDA and the BDI.

The sub group of the Electric Mobility Industry Commitee, is responisble for the operational work.

The Electric Mobility Industry Commitee mapped out the industry's recommendations concerning electric mobility for the 19. German Federal Parliament

In order to lead electric mobility to success in Germany, further steps for the upcoming legislative period are required.

It has to be the goal for Germany to effectively shape the transition of the mobility and reach the self-defined goals of being the lead market and lead supplier for electric mobility by 2020 and in addition continuing the development after 2020. Therefor the members of the Electric Mobility Industry Commitee mapped out recommendations for important accompanying measures.

The recommendations cover the following fields of action:

  • Germany as innovation location
  • Energy policy in the transition of the mobility in Germany
  • Cell and battery production in Germany
  • Germany being the lead market by 2020
  • Public and private charging infrastructure development
  • Local public transport and economic traffic
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