Apr 25, 2018 - 05:13 pm

Every 2nd Volvo sold to be purely electric by 2025

The Swedish brand is advancing its transition into a premium plug-in label fast as Volvo aims for fully electric cars to account for half of its total sales by 2025. This builds on their plans that new models released from 2019 will be electrified in some form.

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Apr 25, 2018 - 12:52 pm

Honda displaying Everus EV concept in Beijing

Honda is at the Auto China where the Everus EV Concept is allowing a glimpse into what the Japanese have lined up for the Chinese market for new energy vehicles. Honda’s first serial China EV will be made together with JV partner GAC and be made fast.

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Apr 23, 2018 - 03:52 pm

Volvo Trucks to share battery technology

Volvo Trucks, that is due to launch its first all-electric semi next year, says it wants to market the battery technology across brands in order to reduce cost. They would not only share their tech with trucks though but also with buses and heavy industries.

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Apr 25, 2018 - 06:18 pm

Korea: public-private hydrogen station network

South Korea’s government and leading corporations of the country agreed to start a business with the aim to install a network of hydrogen filling stations. Hyundai as well as the state-owned Korea Gas Corporation are part of the deal set for this November.

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Apr 25, 2018 - 06:04 pm

Allego project Mega-E secures €29M in EU funding

The Mega-E project for EV charging infrastructure will receive 29M euros in funding through the EU. Initially set up together with Fortnum, Allego is now alone in leading the project that wants to install 322 ultra-fast charging stations and 27 e-charging hubs in Europe.

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Apr 23, 2018 - 01:19 pm

SOLID: scalable solid-state battery production

Researchers at Fraunhofer ISC have embarked on a collaborative effort to develop a low-cost method for mass production of solid-state batteries using sol-gel. Funded with 3.2 million euros, first results are due in a year with the project running until 2020.

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Apr 23, 2018 - 05:12 pm

India orders 500 electric buses for Pune

The Indian city of Pune has ordered 500 electric buses due to arrive over the next 6 months. Local transport provider PMPML changed the order last minute, scrapping its initial plan to acquire 800 diesel buses after mounting political pressure.

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Apr 23, 2018 - 01:51 pm

Spain orders electric buses from BYD

Chinese mega maker BYD says it has received a new order from Spain, where the town of Badalona close to Barcelona is expecting the arrival of 8 electric buses. It is the second order from Spain for BYD as Southern Europe is opening up.

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Apr 25, 2018 - 04:50 pm

Croatia launches PEV subsidy scheme

The Croatian government has earmarked 12 million kuna (1.6M euros) for a new subsidy scheme to foster electric mobility in all forms. While the programme aims at citizens, another scheme is in the making targeting businesses to switch to PEVs.

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Apr 18, 2018 - 01:22 pm

EU agrees rules to make buildings EV ready

The EU Parliament has had its final vote on the energy performance of buildings including the installation of EV charging infrastructure. The rules differ from the EU Commission’s initial proposal as it asks for less charging opportunities.

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Apr 17, 2018 - 05:40 pm

China drops JV requirements for foreign companies

Now it’s official, the government in Beijing has dropped the requirement for foreign car manufacturers to team up with a local joint venture partner – and sooner than expected. Specifically foreign firms making BEVs and PHEVs may begin selling in China this year.

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Apr 22, 2018 - 06:49 pm

Bye Aerospace’s first electric plane takes off

Bye Aerospace, or better, Hi electric flying, as the start-up’s Sun Flyer 2 has successfully managed its maiden flight. The two-seater electric plane runs on Li-ion batteries by LG Chem and is said to be capable to stay airborne for up to 3.5 hours.

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Apr 24, 2018 - 12:34 pm

Jaguar I-Pace receives royal approval

None other than Prince Charles has taken a spin in Jaguar’s first and only electric car, the I-Pace. The EV spearheaded a vehicle procession from Buckingham Palace to St James’s Palace for a meeting with UK Prime Minister Theresa May yesterday.

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