Apr 24, 2019 - 11:57 pm

Tesla reports loss in Q1, many deliveries to shift into Q2

The Tesla earnings call is out only this time it is a loss for the first time in two quarters. The electric car company reports a net loss of $702M, including $188M of non-recurring charges but also cash of $2.2 billion. The loss had been expected with Tesla saying they focussed the “attention on growth […]

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Apr 24, 2019 - 03:44 pm

Toyota reveals an improved fuel cell truck

Together with U.S. American truck specialist Kenworth, Toyota has developed the next generation of its fuel cell truck created in the course of “Project Portal“. The model now travels more than 300 miles (482 kilometres) on a single tank of fuel.

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Apr 24, 2019 - 02:42 pm

Renault’s new looks for electric transporter vans

Renault is giving its range of light commercial vehicles a new look. At the same time, the French company will be presenting new visuals for the Master Z.E. battery-electric and, with the Kangoo Z.E. Concept, a preview of the next generation of the Kangoo series, to be launched next year.

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Apr 25, 2019 - 01:13 am

Martin Roemheld – Head of eMobility Services Volkswagen on why mobility & energy must change together

Volkswagen has made decisive steps towards emission reduction lately but what has electric car making got to do with the energy business? Everything knows Martin Roemheld, who now leads Volkswagen’s eMobility services and was instrumental in installing Elli. In strategic terms, “the target for an emission-free fleet in 2050 sets the pace for Volkswagen,” says Roemheld.

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Apr 18, 2019 - 05:52 pm

UK: 17MW virtual power plant to utilise EV batteries

London-based Moixa plans to develop a virtual power plant (VPP) that will combine solar panels, batteries and electric vehicles. The VPP could include hundreds of households, schools and other facilities in southern England and Moixa aims to eventually scale the network up to 17 MW.

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Apr 17, 2019 - 06:07 pm

Mahle system chargeBig banks on centralisation

Stuttgart Airport has chosen Mahle to supply the bigCharge system to install 110 charge points for its fleet and electric vehicles from employees. The Mahle system is easy to scale and fit thanks to a centralised charge management unit.

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Apr 24, 2019 - 03:20 pm

BMW to source cobalt from Australia and Morocco

After Andreas Wendt, the Board Member responsible for purchasing, recently announced that BMW will no longer purchase cobalt from Congo for the introduction of the fifth generation of electric vehicles from 2020/21, it is now clear that the raw material will instead come from Australia and Morocco.

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Apr 23, 2019 - 01:18 pm

Volkswagen joins blockchain for cobalt supply

Volkswagen has joined an industry initiative for responsible purchasing of strategic minerals, especially cobalt. Blockchain technology is to help to improve efficiency, sustainability and transparency in global and complex supply chains.

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Apr 25, 2019 - 12:54 am

France: €200M to launch & legalise autonomous shuttles

France’s Transport Minister Élisabeth Borne has announced a plan to develop transit with autonomous electric vehicles. The government intends to invest a total of 200 million euros in tests with self-driving electric shuttles in 16 areas of France and to create the legal framework.

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Apr 24, 2019 - 04:39 pm

USA: Colorado awards grants for alternative fuel buses

The Colorado Department of Transportation is awarding nearly $14 million in grants from its share of a Volkswagen settlement to help six local transit agencies replace 28 ageing diesel-powered buses with alternative fuel buses, including 24 battery-powered buses plus related charging equipment.

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Apr 8, 2019 - 01:42 pm

Torqeedo electrifies LifeCraft

Torqeedo has developed an electric drive for the lifeboat called LifeCraft made by the Danish company Viking. LifeCraft is an inflatable, motor-driven lifeboat for the evacuation of ship passengers at sea, which offers space for up to 203 people.

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Apr 4, 2019 - 01:35 pm

Ballard to produce FC modules for ships in Denmark

Ballard Power Systems Europe announced the construction of a Marine Center of Excellence at its facility in Hobro, Denmark, where fuel cell modules for ships will be developed and produced. The Marine Center is designed to help meet the shipbuilding industry’s growing requirements for emission-free drive trains.

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Apr 23, 2019 - 04:48 pm

What looks like a Porsche 911 and is all-electric?

Well, that would be the GT3 study that the Chinese car brand Zedriv presented at Auto Shanghai. Despite the fact that Porsche will soon release their all-electric Taycan and the Macan, they are clearly too slow off the mark with an electric version of their 911.

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