Jun 18, 2021 - 09:32 pm

New details on the scope of Geely’s SEA e-platform

Details on the scope of Geely’s SEA (Sustainable Experience Architecture) electric platform have come to light. According to a media report, there will be five versions of the electric platform for all relevant vehicle classes, and these will always have two battery options.

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Jun 18, 2021 - 09:01 pm

Tesla’s Giga Berlin subject to next phase of bureacracy

In Germany, after Tesla submitted the amended application documents for the Giga Berlin plant expansion in Grünheide to include a battery factory, the Brandenburg State Office for the Environment has now decided, as expected, that public participation will be required again due to the scope of the amendment.

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Jun 18, 2021 - 08:36 pm

Canoo to build with VDL before Oklahoma plant begins

The Californian-based eMobility startup Canoo has unveiled plans for the production of its vehicles. The Dutch vehicle-maker VDL will be Canoo’s manufacturing partner from next year.  Canoo’s debut model will be built at the Dutch manufacturing plant VDL NedCar from 2022.

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Jun 18, 2021 - 07:12 pm

VW opens the books for the ID.4 AWD in the USA

Volkswagen is now introducing the all-wheel-drive version of the ID.4 in the United States. Starting at $43,675 before destination fee or federal tax incentives, the company boasts that it is the cheapest all-wheel-drive (AWD) electric car on the market.

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Jun 18, 2021 - 06:32 pm

Daimler set to bring fossil fuel exit forward

Daimler is apparently preparing for a possible earlier end to gasoline and diesel engines in Europe. Now that it seems most likely the EU Commission will significantly tighten CO2 targets, CEO Ola Källenius wants to further accelerate the electrification of the Mercedes model range.

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Jun 17, 2021 - 02:57 pm

Voltia launches real-life testing with refrigerated electric van

Voltia just got the license to operate its refrigerated electric van, a prototype that uses the Nissan e-NV200 XL van as its base, on roads in Austria. There is a gap in the market for fully electric cooling vans, and Voltia worked with high-tech companies and research partners to develop a green solution.

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Jun 16, 2021 - 01:48 pm

Proterra to hit the stock market

The US American electric bus manufacturer Proterra has announced that its shares of common stock and warrants will begin trading on the Nasdaq Global Select Market today under the new ticker symbols ‘PTRA’ and ‘PTRAW,’ respectively.

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Jun 17, 2021 - 01:36 pm

Renault’s Mobilize reveals business plans

Mobilize, Renault’s new mobility brand announced in January has just presented its upcoming projects for the next few years. With Duo, Bento and Hippo, the business unit is presenting, among other things, three fully electric shared mobility vehicles for transporting people and goods.

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Jun 10, 2021 - 10:57 pm

DKV Mobility acquires Greenflux

The German low-emission transport fleet services provider DKV Mobility has acquired the Dutch charging infrastructure software specialist GreenFlux. The acquisition is supposed to enable DKV to expand its business with commercial fleet operators.

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Jun 16, 2021 - 03:25 pm

Foxconn to develop battery materials for EVs

According to a media report, the Taiwanese contract manufacturer Foxconn, which works for Apple, is investing the equivalent of around 36 million US dollars in the company Giga Solar Materials via a subsidiary. Foxconn said in a statement on Tuesday that the two companies will jointly develop electric vehicle battery materials.

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Jun 16, 2021 - 08:01 pm

Polish city of Gdynia orders 24 eCitaro e-buses

Before the end of this year, the Polish port city of Gdynia in the Bay of Gdansk is to receive 24 units of the Mercedes-Benz eCitaro from Daimler Buses. The company has received the first order for fully electric city buses from its European neighbour.

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Jun 18, 2021 - 04:44 pm

Will the EU set CO2 reduction targets at 60% by 2030?

The EU Commission is apparently planning even stricter targets for CO2 emissions from new cars. According to a media report, the committee is considering raising the current CO2 reduction target for 2030 from 37.5 to 60 per cent, while the target for 2035 is to go up to 100 per cent. In effect, a ban […]

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Jun 2, 2021 - 11:58 am

Kymco launches battery swapping cooperation

Two-wheeler manufacturer Kymco, Super Soco and Felo Technologies have signed a strategic cooperation agreement. Together, the partners want to develop new electric motorbikes and scooters based on Kymco’s Ionex battery platform.

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Jun 14, 2021 - 12:06 pm

Vertical Aerospace announces 1,000 air taxi orders

The British eVTOL start-up Vertical Aerospace announces pre-orders for a total of 1,000 of its electric aerial taxis. In this context, the company also announces that it is seeking an IPO via SPAC and has received commitments from Microsoft, American Airlines, Avolon, Honeywell and Rolls-Royce.

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Jun 8, 2021 - 02:06 pm

Electric hydrofoil racing series to take off in 2023

After Formula E founder Alejandro Agag announced a new racing series with electrically powered racing boats last year, the creators of the E1 series have now presented the concept of an electric hydrofoil boat called “RaceBird”. The first races are to be held in early 2023.

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Jun 17, 2021 - 05:50 pm

Hundreds of scooters lay deep in the river Rhine

Divers discovered more than 500 e-scooters at the bottom of the river Rhine. Local TV station WDR said rioters had thrown them into the river from a bridge in downtown Cologne. As if not disturbing enough, the divers also discovered something else.

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