Discussions on possible rationing have gathered urgency after Russia halted gas supplies to Bulgaria and Poland last month.
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Two planned terminals could re-gasify enough LNG to meet about a third of the supply Germany now receives by pipeline from Russia, but Berlin also needs to secure supply in a tight market.
The automaker expects its fast-chargers to number about 45,000 by 2025, and is doubling the staff in its energy division to do it.
The German carmaker is betting it can absorb more stringent cuts than its rivals, sources familiar with the matter have said.
The world's No. 2 carmaker said on Monday it wants to have six battery cell factories operating in Europe by 2030.
German carmakers hope a network of high-power charging stations they are rolling out with Ford will set an industry standard for plugs and protocols that will give them an edge over rival makers of electric vehicles. At the moment, Tesla and carmakers in Japan and ...