Oct 18, 2021 - 01:29 pm

Ford to build electric drive systems in the UK

Ford has announced that it will manufacture components for its electric cars and electric commercial vehicles in Europe at its British transmission plant in Halewood from mid-2024. Halewood thus beat Ford’s transmission plant in Cologne – probably also due to British government subsidies.

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Oct 18, 2021 - 01:11 pm

Tesla launches Model X deliveries in the USA

Tesla has now officially started deliveries of the new Model X in the US. This is evidenced by shots of an initial handover of five vehicles shared on social networks. In Europe, meanwhile, the refresh of the two premium models Model X and Model S is not expected until the end of 2022.

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Oct 18, 2021 - 12:18 pm

VW delivers 122,100 BEVs in Q3 of 2021

The Volkswagen Group handed over a total of 122,100 BEVs to customers in Q3 2021, more than twice as many as in the same quarter of the previous year. In China in particular, the market ramp-up accelerated significantly in Q3.

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Oct 17, 2021 - 01:54 pm

BorgWarner announces major order for the P3 Drive

BorgWarner is to deliver the P3 hybrid drive module for a major European performance-based OEM that intends to use it for a variety of front-wheel and AWD SUVs. The module contains the motor, power electronics, gears and water cooling all integrated within one unit.

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Oct 15, 2021 - 12:25 pm

Futuricum’s specialised e-trucks now on roads

Four Swiss partners have joined forces to convert and operate two Futuricum electric trucks into special vehicles. The two examples feature an additional length of one metre, an increase of the payload by two tonnes and the expansion of the battery capacity to 900 kWh.

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Oct 14, 2021 - 02:00 pm

Vicinity Motor orders batteries from Electrovaya

The Canadian commercial vehicle manufacturer Vicinity Motor has entered into a strategic supply agreement with the battery manufacturer Electrovaya, also based in Canada. Electrovaya is to supply the lithium-ion batteries for the ‘Lightning’ electric buses and the VMC 1200 Class 3 truck.

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Oct 18, 2021 - 02:04 pm

Ballard & Forsee announces fuel cell partnership

Fuel cell specialist Ballard Power Systems and battery manufacturer Forsee Power have agreed on a strategic partnership to jointly develop integrated fuel cell battery solutions for heavy-duty mobility applications such as buses, trucks, trains and ships.

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Oct 14, 2021 - 06:32 pm

Leasys to electrify short-term rentals by 2028

In Europe, the Stellantis subsidiary Leasys has presented its electric mobility strategy. Here, the company says the vehicle fleet for short-term rentals is to be completely converted to electric vehicles by the end of 2027 but has not said how large the share of electric vehicles in the total fleet will be.

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Oct 12, 2021 - 04:11 pm

Île-de-France Mobilités: bendy e-buses for Paris

Île-de-France Mobilités, the entity responsible for organising public transport in the Paris metropolitan area, is awarding a contract to a consortium of Van Hool, Kiepe Electric and Alstom to build a fleet of 24-metre-long, all-electric, double-articulated buses.

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Oct 11, 2021 - 09:31 pm

Eve Urban Air announces partnership with Avantto

Electric air taxi manufacturer Eve Urban Air Mobility Solutions is partnering with private aircraft operator Avantto to develop an urban air mobility ecosystem for Latin America. The partnership also includes an order for 100 eVTOL air taxis, with deliveries scheduled to begin in 2026.

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Sep 16, 2021 - 05:40 pm

Two electric ferries en route to Lake Ontario

Two electric road ferries are now on their way from Damen Shipyards Galati to Lake Ontario, Canada, two years after Ontario’s Ministry of Transportation had placed the order. The Amherst Islander II and Wolfe Islander IV, 68 and 98 metres in length, respectively, represent a new generation of zero-emission large ferries.

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Oct 18, 2021 - 11:24 am

Tesla under pressure in the USA for stealth recall

The US regulation authority NHTSA has notified Tesla of recall obligations over update and wants more info on FSD test. Additionally, Tesla has been asked for more information about the non-disclosure agreement it made ‘Full Self-Driving Beta’ testers agree to.

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