Jun 25, 2019 - 01:18 pm

BMW pushing forward towards sustainable mobility

BMW wants to achieve its electrification target two years earlier than initially planned – and is thus confirming corresponding reports. Besides, the Munich company is showing what the electric future should look like with two new concept vehicles.

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Jun 25, 2019 - 11:53 am

Hyundai is developing an electric car platform

With the Kona and the Ioniq, Hyundai already has successful electric cars on offer but both stand on shared platforms with combustion vehicles and hybrids. Now a pure electric vehicle platform is about to be completed, with the prototypes to be ready this year.

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Jun 24, 2019 - 01:22 pm

DHL’s e-van business StreetScooter selects new COO

Markus Doerr will take over the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer (COO) at DHL’s van building outlet StreetScooter on 1 July. As a new member of the management board, the former consultant will be responsible for production, purchasing and quality.

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Jun 23, 2019 - 09:58 pm

ABB showcases first electric truck in Switzerland

ABB presented the first electric truck in Berne. By the end of 2022, the company plans to convert its fleet to zero-emission vehicles gradually in Switzerland. The current three-axe model was developed together with E-Force One but runs on ABB technology.

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Jun 25, 2019 - 04:15 pm

UK: New requirements for chargepoints

Starting on the first of July, all publicly funded chargepoints in the UK will have to incorporate smart technologies to keep costs down for consumers, as well as becoming greener, to eventually reach zero net emissions.

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Jun 24, 2019 - 04:30 pm

DPD UK appoints Rolec to install charging network

Rolec EV has been contracted by DPD UK to provide a smart EV charging network at 60 of its sites in Great Britain. DPD plans to grow their EV fleet to over 550 vehicles by 2021, so they will have to install over 600 charge points to accommodate this.

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Jun 24, 2019 - 03:53 pm

Singapore to receive 2,000 Ioniq hybrid taxis

Singapore’s largest transport operator ComfortDelgro has ordered 2,000 additional Ioniq hybrid taxis from Hyundai Motor. 1,500 of the hybrid EVs will arrive by the end of this year, with the other 500 planned for delivery at the beginning of 2020.

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Jun 24, 2019 - 04:47 pm

Canada: BC updates EV incentive programme

The government of British Columbia will now provide an extra $26.5 million to the CEVforBC programme. Simultaneously, the available rebates and the maximum price for qualifying electric cars were lowered to cover more vehicle purchases.

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Jun 22, 2019 - 08:13 am

Mahle expands range of e-bike components

After German Automotive supplier Mahle took over ebikemotion Technologies (now Mahle Ebikemotion) last year, the supplier is further expanding its business. Mahle now offers connective and complete e-bike drive systems.

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Jun 23, 2019 - 09:25 pm

Electric aircraft by H55 takes off for 90 minutes

The Swiss electric aircraft startup H55 by solar pioneer André Borschberg has completed its maiden flight. Manufactured by BRM Aero and powered by the H55 propulsion system, the Bristell Energic is an all-electric aircraft with two seats for pilot training that can stay in the air for 90 minutes.

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