Jul 17, 2019 - 07:41 pm

ZF presents two-speed drive for electric cars

ZF presents a drive for fully electric passenger cars this time. It combines a newly developed electric motor with 140 kW maximum output, a shift element and power electronics. The transmission is to increase efficiency and thus the range of electric cars.

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Jul 17, 2019 - 04:24 pm

MG brings fully-electric ZS SUV with special sale

The electric MG ZS SUV is going on sale in the UK with a 163-mile (262 km) range and a special offer that promises prices from £21,495 for the first 1,000 cars registered. These first customers will also get a free home charging point including free installation.

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Jul 17, 2019 - 02:09 pm

Renault Groupe secures presence in China with JMEV

Renault has now officially become the main shareholder in JMEV, the electric car offshoot of the Chinese manufacturer Jiangling Motors Corporation Group. With the acquisition and joint venture, Renault intends to expand its influence on the Chinese electric vehicle market.

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Jul 15, 2019 - 12:47 pm

Tropos Motors is expanding to Europe

The Californian electric vehicle manufacturer Tropos Motors is expanding into Europe. Together with the automotive logistics company Mosolf, an agreement was concluded to establish the subsidiary Tropos Motors Europe in order to sell fully electric compact commercial vehicles in Europe.

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Jul 11, 2019 - 11:57 pm

May Mobility makes wheelchair-accessible e-shuttle

May Mobility that partners with Magna and has select funders such as BMW iVentures or Toyota AI onboard is moving its autonomous electric vehicle concept forward. To be exact, the company is developing a wheelchair-accessible prototype of its self-driving electric shuttle.

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Jul 17, 2019 - 08:54 pm

Hubject and IoTecha to cooperate

Hubject is going to cooperate with IoTecha, a company specialising in the provision of software and hardware to support the charging infrastructure for e-vehicles. Their main focus will be on the use of Plug&Charge.

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Jul 15, 2019 - 02:59 pm

VW founds charging joint venture in China

Volkswagen has now officially launched the joint venture for charging infrastructure announced in May in China together with their Chinese partners JAC and FAW, as well as Star Charge. The joint venture is called CAMS New Energy Technology.

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Jul 14, 2019 - 11:49 pm

Canada awards millions to charging network at pit stops

The Government of Canada is awarding $4.6-million to Suncor’s Petro-Canada subsidiary for building 92 electric vehicle fast-chargers. Suncor that specialises in synthetic crude from oil sands thus becomes part of Canada’s effort to install a coast-to-coast charging network.

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Jul 17, 2019 - 07:06 pm

Toyota and CATL enter a series of collaborations

Toyota has just announced the cornerstones of a comprehensive battery collaboration with Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL). This includes not only a “stable” supply of CATL batteries for Toyota but also the development of new battery technologies and more.

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Jul 16, 2019 - 02:09 pm

Siemens to set up hydrogen centre in Görlitz

Two years ago, the Siemens plant in Görlitz, Germany, was on the verge of collapse. Now Siemens, the State of Saxony and the Fraunhofer Institute have signed a declaration of intent to strengthen the site in the long term and support structural change in the region.

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Jul 16, 2019 - 05:19 pm

UK may introduce home charging port requirement

The British government has put forth a proposal in a public consultation to become the first nation to introduce mandatory charging points in new homes. Additionally, all new rapid chargers will have to offer card payment options starting in 2020.

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Jul 15, 2019 - 03:27 pm

Romania extends EV subsidy programme

The Romanian Ministry of the Environment is doubling the budget for its Rabla Plus programme, which offers subsidies for the purchase of electric and hybrid cars. An additional 3.2 million euros are now available.

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Jul 15, 2019 - 12:09 pm

Harley-Davidson presents LiveWire launch details

Harley-Davidson has now presented its first electric motorcycle LiveWire in detail. The LiveWire is scheduled to be launched at select dealers in the USA and most European countries shortly with expanding global availability planned for 2020 through 2021.

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Jul 8, 2019 - 01:47 pm

EASA releases new electric aircraft regulations

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has adopted a framework plan for battery electric and hybrid electric vertical take-off aircraft in Europe: With the “Special Condition”, the designers now have the first specifications for this group of aircraft.

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Jul 8, 2019 - 03:09 pm

Hybrid tugboat launched in the port of Luleå

The first ship has gone into operation using the hybrid system HY from the Finnish technology group Wärtsilä. The tug that escorts ships in the Swedish port of Luleå has been equipped with the fully integrated hybrid power module Wärtsilä HY, which includes motors, a battery system and power electronics.

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