Feb 3, 2023 - 04:08 pm

Volvo Cars hires new head of design

Volvo Cars has hired a new head of design with Jeremy Offer joining Volvo from British electric vehicle developer Arrival and will take over as Global Head of Design from 1 May 2023, succeeding Robin Page.

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Feb 3, 2023 - 09:38 am

Nissan limits supply of all-electric Ariya in the US

Due to high battery material costs, Nissan informed US dealerships that they will only be able to sell a limited number of Ariya models this year. Nissan declined to say exactly how many units will be available, but an insider told news outlets that about 6,000 were allocated to the US for fiscal 2022.

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Feb 3, 2023 - 09:09 am

Zeekr shows off Zeekr X SUV

Chinese carmaker Zeekr published the first images of its third model, the Zeekr X. The SUV will first be shown at the Auto China in Shanghai in April and will probably be available in China before the end of the year. It will most likely also be sold in Europe, but at a later date.

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Jan 31, 2023 - 02:26 pm

Arrival lays off 50% of employees and appoints new CEO

The crisis-stricken British electric vehicle developer Arrival is laying off half of its employees and changing its CEO to Igor Torgov. While production is not expected to start at the company’s US microfactory in North Carolina until 2024, this will require fresh capital.

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Jan 30, 2023 - 04:30 pm

Daimler Truck to cooperate with Deutz on electric drives

Daimler Truck is preparing to exit the business with combustion engines through a cooperation with the engine manufacturer Deutz. The background to this is that Daimler Truck no longer wants to invest in the further development of medium-duty Euro 7 motors in view of its e-mobility ambitions.

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Feb 1, 2023 - 04:42 pm

The Mobility House shows how to earn from EV batteries

The Mobility House (TMH) has, for the first time, proven that electric vehicle batteries can take part in energy market trading and achieve four-digit revenues per vehicle. The key is in the EVs’ flexibility as mobile storage units, just the experimental set-up was stationery.

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Feb 2, 2023 - 04:25 pm

Umicore to source nickel from Terrafame

In Europe, the materials technology and recycling group Umicore and the Finnish state mining company Terrafame have signed a long-term supply agreement for nickel sulphate. According to both companies, deliveries have already started and are to be increased further in the course of this year.

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Feb 2, 2023 - 12:04 pm

EU not to phase out combustion trucks before 2040

Trucks with combustion engines will still be able to be registered in the EU after 2035. A possible phase-out would take place in 2040 at the earliest, according to an internal Commission document on the revision of CO2 fleet limits for heavy-duty vehicles.

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Jan 31, 2023 - 01:59 pm

London introduces scrappage scheme

The City of London has launched a £110 million scrappage scheme for combustion engine vehicles. This follows the announced extension of the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) to the whole of London from 29 August 2023. The scrappage subsidies target economically vulnerable groups.

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Dec 13, 2022 - 05:30 pm

Energica to sell electric motorcycles in Japan & Australia

Italian electric motorbike brand Energica has launched sales of its high-performance motorbikes in Japan and Australia. The first electric motorcycles are scheduled to arrive in both countries in the first quarter of 2023. With this, Energica aims to strengthen its market position in the ASEAN region.

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Nov 8, 2022 - 05:53 pm

Vitesco presents improved hybrid motorcycle drive

At this year’s motorbike trade fair EICMA, the drive supplier Vitesco Technologies is showing the second development stage of its hybrid concept for motorbikes, which was presented last year. But there are also new Vitesco solutions for smaller two-wheelers.

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Feb 3, 2023 - 11:22 am

Pyka unveils autonomous electric cargo aircraft

Powered by four electric motors with a total output of 100 kW, the Pelican Cargo is said to be the largest autonomous electric aircraft to date. The model has a payload of 400 pounds and a range of 200 miles, or 181 kilograms up to 320 kilometres. The four electric motors are mounted on the […]

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Jan 12, 2023 - 04:39 pm

Leclanché batteries to power huge hybrid vessels

Leclanché says it has been selected as the battery provider for two hybrid vessels built for Stena Line and Brittany Ferries. The ‘E-Flexer’ ferries will be the world’s largest hybrid vessels and run between England and France with deliveries to progress fast.

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Feb 3, 2023 - 05:10 pm

Movie heroes to save both the world and the environment

Electric cars are increasingly finding their way into films and series. The streaming giant Netflix has announced that it will increase the presence of electric vehicles in shows and films it produces itself. The first step is a cooperation with General Motors. VW is also placing its electric cars in films.

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