Competence Center for E-Mobility
Since 2013, the BMW Plant Leipzig has been building the BMW i3 as it's first mass-produced vehicle designed completely for electric mobility. The Panamera S E-Hybrid comes from the assemly lines in Porsche's Leipzig plant. A well-positioned supply industry developes an produces, for example, powertrain componens, batteries or power electronics.
Already since 2009 Saxony has been one of eight "Showcase Regions for Electric Mobility" in Germany. Within the scope of the showcase project “Bavaria-Saxony ELECTROMOBILITY CONNECTS”, the German Federal Government has been subsidizing the research and development of alternative drive and propulsion systems since 2012.