Sep 17, 2021 - 01:35 pm

Lucid Air given an 837-kilometre EPA-range

Californian start-up Lucid Motors has published official range ratings for its Air electric sedan by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). With up to 520 miles for the longest-range variant, the Lucid Air has the highest EPA rating for an electric car to date.

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Sep 17, 2021 - 01:08 pm

Lightyear gathers another $62 million

The Dutch solar electric car start-up Lightyear has raised further capital from investors. Having already closed the company’s largest financing round to date in March 2021 with 48 million US dollars, investments have now risen to a total of 110 million US dollars this year thanks to further backers.

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Sep 17, 2021 - 12:35 pm

Pre-series production of Ford F-150 begins

Ford has started pre-series production of the F-150 Lightning. The electric pickup truck is scheduled for market launch in spring 2022. Due to the high demand, Ford has now confirmed that it will significantly increase production.

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Sep 16, 2021 - 02:20 pm

Foxconn suspends plans with Byton

Taiwanese contract manufacturer Foxconn has suspended its plans to cooperate with the struggling Chinese electric car start-up Byton. Insiders say this is due to Byton’s deteriorating financial situation.

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Sep 16, 2021 - 01:25 pm

Xiaomi planning to launch first EV in 2024

New details are now emerging about Xiaomi’s electric car plans, which will involve launching its first model in 2024. The following three years will see another 3 models released and looks like involving two factories in China.

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Sep 17, 2021 - 01:59 pm

Clean Motion presents Re:volt delivery EV

The Swedish electric vehicle manufacturer Clean Motion has presented the Re:volt, a small electric delivery vehicle with a solar roof. This is the company’s second electric vehicle after the Zbee electric tricycle, presented in 2012. 

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Sep 16, 2021 - 03:13 pm

Volta Trucks gathers 37 million euros

Swedish electric truck start-up Volta Trucks has raised 37 million euros in its Series B funding round. Pre-orders for the Volta Zero now exceed 2,500 vehicles with an order value of more than 600 million euros and have doubled in the last three months.

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Sep 15, 2021 - 04:06 pm

Iveco & Nikola getting closer to truck plant in Germany

Nikola & Iveco gear up for truck production in Germany at the Iveco plant in Ulm as planned. The factory has now been officially presented with the production of the Nikola Tre to begin there this year. The pilot customer in Europe is the Port of Hamburg that will work up to 25 trucks next […]

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Sep 14, 2021 - 02:57 pm

NSW aims to install 1,000 high power charging bays by 2027

The government of New South Wales, Australia, has released details for its electric vehicle charging masterplan, which aims to install 1,000 ultra-fast charging bays along major routes. The plan for the rollout of 350-kW chargers promises the biggest EV charging network of any state or territory in Australia.

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Sep 17, 2021 - 03:19 pm

SVOLT expands with a third plant in China

The battery cell manufacturer SVOLT, which emerged from the Chinese carmaker Great Wall, wants to further expand its production capacities in China. Another cell factory is now to be built in Chengdu, which is to have a capacity of 60 GWh in the third expansion stage.

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Sep 2, 2021 - 04:41 pm

South Korea earmarks $10Bn for e-mobility

South Korea has passed a bill aiming for carbon-neutrality by 2050 as well as a large zero-emission transport budget for 2022. The National Assembly accelerated the targets for carbon reduction with the bill while the state aims to spent twelve trillion won ($10.3Bn) in 2022 on e-mobility.

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Sep 3, 2021 - 01:36 pm

BMW presents new bike concept and licensing agreement

BMW presents an electric two-wheeler concept in Munich that is somewhere between a motorbike and a scooter. In the course of the IAA, the Munich-based company will also announce the licensing of its e-bike/e-trek scooter duo presented in July to partner companies Cube and SoFlow.

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Sep 16, 2021 - 03:53 pm

Xpeng Heitech reveals an actual flying car

The Chinese electric car manufacturer Xpeng plans to bring electric flying cars to the market through its offshoot Xpeng Heitech from 2024. The Voyager X2 model currently under development offers space for two passengers.

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Sep 16, 2021 - 05:40 pm

Two large electric ferries are 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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Sep 8, 2021 - 04:17 pm

First ship fitted with ZES battery containers hits the water

The Dutch company Zero Emission Services (ZES) has launched the first vessel bearing its exchangeable battery containers, so-called ZES packs, onboard, effectively turning the ship into an electric boat. The Alphenaar now operates between Alphen aan den Rijn and Moerdijk on behalf of the Heineken brewery.

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Sep 14, 2021 - 04:32 pm

Czech PM baulks at EU emissions targets

The Czech Republic has joined a growing number of countries and manufacturers that oppose the EU Commission’s climate package. The ‘Fit for 55’ plan effectively bans the sale of combustion engine cars in Europe from 2035 – an unwelcome move for some.

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