Nov 12, 2019 - 11:53 am

ElringKlinger receives major order from Fremont

ElringKlinger has received a major order from a US American manufacturer for the series supply of lightweight cockpit cross beams. Although the customer was not named, the delivery destination leaves little doubt that Tesla is shopping for parts for its Model Y.

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Nov 12, 2019 - 10:36 am

Škoda introduces fourth gen Octavia as PHEV

Škoda has just presented the fourth generation of the Octavia, which is now also available as a plug-in hybrid for the first time. After the Superb iV, the Octavia iV is the brand’s second PHEV model. Škoda has not yet released prices or the date for its market launch.

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Nov 11, 2019 - 12:51 pm

Hyundai announces EV offensive in the USA

Hyundai Motor America plans to expand its range of electric and hybrid models from the current five to 13 by 2022. According to the Korean manufacturer’s American offshoot, the range will consist of six sedans and seven SUVs.

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Nov 12, 2019 - 10:48 am

Rampini & CaetanoBus combine electric bus lineup

The electric bus manufacturers Rampini and CaetanoBus have agreed to include each other’s models in their own respective ranges. This saves them having to develop their own models and allows them to present a wider range of models in their respective markets.

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Nov 7, 2019 - 05:24 pm

Tevva to deploy electric trucks across Europe

The commercial electric vehicle company Tevva has launched an initiative called Electrify to enable logistics fleets to commence electrification of medium-duty HGVs across Europe from Spring next year. Electrify allows companies to deploy Tevva’s package of EV technologies in a neat starter package.

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Nov 8, 2019 - 03:43 pm

BMW researches bidirectional charging with partners

In the recently started research project “Bidirectional charge management”, the project partners want to develop the technologies for a charge management ready for series production. The results are to be evaluated in a field trial with 50 BMW i3 at the beginning of 2021.

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Nov 8, 2019 - 12:41 pm

Allego is building HPC chargers in Scandinavia

Allego is expanding into Scandinavia, where the company focuses on the installation of high-power charging stations with up to 350 kW charging capacity. Allego’s headquarters in Scandinavia will be in Stockholm. A total of 55 locations are to be set up in Finland, Norway and Sweden.

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Nov 7, 2019 - 04:20 pm

BMW and TenneT present smart charging

BMW and the power grid operator TenneT want to support the stability of the power grid with a new charging control system. The intelligent charge control system developed for BMW Charging has already been tested in pilot projects in Germany and the USA.

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Nov 4, 2019 - 02:32 pm

Decree annulled on Bolivian-German lithium deal

In the Potosi region of Bolivia, the deal between privately owned German company ACI Systems and the state-owned Bolivian company Yacimientos de Litio Bolivianos (YLB ) has been annulled by the cabinet of ministers of President Evo Morales.

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Nov 8, 2019 - 12:47 pm

BYD receives bus order from Norway

BYD announces another electric bus order from Norway: After the public transport operator Vy Buss recently ordered 55 electric buses from BYD, the public transport operator Unibuss has now ordered 23 battery-electric buses from the Chinese manufacturer.

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Nov 11, 2019 - 01:15 pm

China releases battery recycling regulations

The Chinese Ministry of Industry has now published detailed guidelines for setting up recycling facilities for batteries of electric cars. The new regulations are likely to pose major challenges for some electric car manufacturers.

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Nov 11, 2019 - 12:59 pm

Germany extends company car grant until 2030

The German government has passed the proposed law for the promotion of electromobility and the amendment of further tax regulations. Among other things, this concerns the taxation of electric company cars and the tax exemption for charging cars free of charge at the workplace.

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Nov 11, 2019 - 01:10 pm

NASA plans electric test flights by end of 2020

NASA presented an early version of its X-57 Maxwell all-electric passenger aircraft. The electric aircraft is based on the Tecnam P2006T twin-engine propeller aircraft, in which the combustion engines have been replaced by 14 electric motors. The first test flight is scheduled for the end of 2020.

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Nov 12, 2019 - 10:29 am

Coal roller caught on camera

The strange concept of rolling coal seems designed purely to antagonize those who would like clean air. By (illegally) modifying a diesel truck to inject surplus fuel into the motor, a black cloud then trials behind the vehicle as a form of anti-environmentalist protest.

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