How realistic is it to maintain the charge of electric cars?

German manufacturers say electric power is the future of the car industry, but can the surge of electric vehicles be sustained?

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    Germany's carmakers are pushing for cleaner and greener cars.

    It's part of a wider strategy to combat climate change.

    Some of the industry's biggest names are coming up with electric prototypes with models either in production or already on the road.

    But how realistic is it to keep an electric car charged?

     

    Al Jazeera's Dominic Kane reports from the heartland of Germany's vehicle-making industry, Stuttgart.


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