May 22, 2019 - 01:27 pm

Daimler restructures as Zetsche hands reigns to Källenius

At today’s Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of Daimler AG, Dieter Zetsche will step down after 13 years at the helm of Daimler and hand over management of the Group to Ola Källenius, who will be appointed Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars for a period of five years.

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May 21, 2019 - 03:06 pm

Audi’s new PHEV called Q5 55 TFSI e quattro

With the Q5 55 TFSI e quattro, Audi presents the first representative of its new plug-in hybrid family. The model offers 270 kW system power and a “more than 40 km” purely electric range according to WLTP. The partly electric SUV can be ordered immediately.

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May 11, 2019 - 11:08 am

Evum improves the aCar and prepares for 2020 launch

Evum Motors, the spin-off of the TU Munich for the commercialization of the all-electric commercial vehicle aCar, is back with some news. In Bayerbach, Bavaria, the site is currently being prepared for series production and a workshop with a showroom is being set up in Munich.

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May 21, 2019 - 05:08 pm

Tritium to supply a further 120 Ionity charging parks

Tritium has signed a contract with Ionity for the supply of its HPC chargers for a further 120 charging parks. Last year, the joint venture already commissioned the Australian company to equip 100 sites. In addition, Tritium has received another order from Nissan.

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May 20, 2019 - 05:19 pm

NewMotion now official charging partner for Renault

NewMotion is now Renault’s official charging partner for the all-electric Z.E. vehicle range. NewMotion is supplying hardware for the new Renault charging points, which will be available in 19 European countries. The stations are on display at the EVS32 in Lyon.

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May 21, 2019 - 11:13 pm

US: New battery maker ABS based on Bosch emerges

The newly founded company, American Battery Solutions (ABS), which claims to be worth 50 million dollars, is announcing its arrival. ABS has signed a purchase agreement with Robert Bosch Battery Systems for test and production equipment and will take over the assembly plant of the Bosch subsidiary in Springboro, Ohio as well.

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May 18, 2019 - 03:15 pm

Dräxlmaier producing Porsche Taycan battery system

The German automobile supplier Dräxlmaier, located near Stuttgart, is starting series production of the 800-volt total battery system for the Porsche Taycan. For this purpose, the Bavarian company built their first battery assembly plant on an area of 10,000 sqm.

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May 20, 2019 - 05:09 pm

RATP orders 50 Aptis buses for Paris

Alstom announced another order for its fully electric Aptis bus with a tram design. After the Strasbourg transport company CTS had ordered twelve units in March, the Paris public transport operator RATP is now ordering 50 units of the electric bus.

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May 21, 2019 - 02:26 pm

Uno reveals its second generation electric scooter

The Berlin-based company Unu, founded in 2013, has revealed its second-generation electric scooter developed in cooperation with partners including Bosch and LG. The completely new e-scooter can be ordered online in three performance variants and seven colours.

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May 20, 2019 - 03:41 pm

China: DHL launches drone delivery service

DHL Express and drone manufacturer EHang have entered into a strategic partnership to develop a fully automated drone delivery solution for China’s metropolitan areas. The cooperation has already started with a maiden flight at the EHang Command and Control Center in Guangzhou.

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May 16, 2019 - 04:47 pm

Hurtigruten offers electric catamaran excursions

The Norwegian shipping company Hurtigruten is building the startup Brim Explorer, a battery-powered catamaran for polar water exploration. Starting in spring 2020, the ship will undertake various daily excursions under the Hurtigruten Svalbard brand.

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May 22, 2019 - 11:43 am

A small car or a big handbag?

How about an electric car made to look like a handbag? That’s what BAIC BJEV has come up with for its launch edition released on China’s ‘Internet Valentine’s Day’ on May 20. While the handbag handles are questionable style choices, the LED displays at the front and back of the car allow users to design […]

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