Jul 16, 2019 - 01:47 pm

Mini may go fully electric in 2030

With the Mini Cooper SE, the British-Bavarian small car brand presented its first production electric car just a few days ago. Now, according to a BMW board member, Mini might soon only make electric cars.

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Jul 16, 2019 - 12:51 pm

Pre-orders open for ultra-light BEV: Nobe 100

The Nobe 100 can now be pre-ordered. The three-wheeled light-weight electric car with a retro design was first presented by Nobe Cars about a year ago. The Estonian startup is collecting production funds through a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo – where the first ten models are also available at a special price.

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Jul 16, 2019 - 12:25 pm

Tesla updates pricing again

Tesla has again made various changes to its model price range. The most important updates are as follows: The Standard-Range versions of the Model S and Model X are out (again), while the Model 3 is now cheaper.

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Jul 15, 2019 - 12:47 pm

Tropos Motors is expanding to Europe

The Californian electric vehicle manufacturer Tropos Motors is expanding into Europe. Together with the automotive logistics company Mosolf, an agreement was concluded to establish the subsidiary Tropos Motors Europe in order to sell fully electric compact commercial vehicles in Europe.

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Jul 11, 2019 - 11:57 pm

May Mobility makes wheelchair-accessible e-shuttle

May Mobility that partners with Magna and has select funders such as BMW iVentures or Toyota AI onboard is moving its autonomous electric vehicle concept forward. To be exact, the company is developing a wheelchair-accessible prototype of its self-driving electric shuttle.

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Jul 15, 2019 - 02:59 pm

VW founds charging joint venture in China

Volkswagen has now officially launched the joint venture for charging infrastructure announced in May in China together with their Chinese partners JAC and FAW, as well as Star Charge. The joint venture is called CAMS New Energy Technology.

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Jul 14, 2019 - 11:49 pm

Canada awards millions to charging network at pit stops

The Government of Canada is awarding $4.6-million to Suncor’s Petro-Canada subsidiary for building 92 electric vehicle fast-chargers. Suncor that specialises in synthetic crude from oil sands thus becomes part of Canada’s effort to install a coast-to-coast charging network.

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Jul 16, 2019 - 02:09 pm

Siemens to set up hydrogen centre in Görlitz

Two years ago, the Siemens plant in Görlitz, Germany, was on the verge of collapse. Now Siemens, the State of Saxony and the Fraunhofer Institute have signed a declaration of intent to strengthen the site in the long term and support structural change in the region.

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Jul 16, 2019 - 05:19 pm

UK may introduce home charging port requirement

The British government has put forth a proposal in a public consultation to become the first nation to introduce mandatory charging points in new homes. Additionally, all new rapid chargers will have to offer card payment options starting in 2020.

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Jul 15, 2019 - 03:27 pm

Romania extends EV subsidy programme

The Romanian Ministry of the Environment is doubling the budget for its Rabla Plus programme, which offers subsidies for the purchase of electric and hybrid cars. An additional 3.2 million euros are now available.

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Jul 15, 2019 - 12:09 pm

Harley-Davidson presents LiveWire launch details

Harley-Davidson has now presented its first electric motorcycle LiveWire in detail. The LiveWire is scheduled to be launched at select dealers in the USA and most European countries shortly with expanding global availability planned for 2020 through 2021.

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Jul 8, 2019 - 01:47 pm

EASA releases new electric aircraft regulations

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has adopted a framework plan for battery electric and hybrid electric vertical take-off aircraft in Europe: With the “Special Condition”, the designers now have the first specifications for this group of aircraft.

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Jul 8, 2019 - 03:09 pm

Hybrid tugboat launched in the port of Luleå

The first ship has gone into operation using the hybrid system HY from the Finnish technology group Wärtsilä. The tug that escorts ships in the Swedish port of Luleå has been equipped with the fully integrated hybrid power module Wärtsilä HY, which includes motors, a battery system and power electronics.

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