Aug 12, 2022 - 02:21 pm

Brabus improves Mercedes EQS aerodynamics

Brabus, the tuning company from Bottrop, Germany, has presented a refinement programme for the Mercedes EQS, which is intended to further improve the aerodynamics and efficiency of the electric sedan. With a cW value of 0.20, the EQS is already one of the most aerodynamic electric cars ex-works.

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Aug 11, 2022 - 02:14 pm

Schaeffler announces repair kit of electric axle drives

The automotive supplier Schaeffler has developed a repair kit for electric axle drives. According to the company, the ‘Schaeffler E-Axle RepSystem – G’ is currently the only repair solution that enables workshops to repair electric axle transmissions instead of replacing them completely.

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Aug 12, 2022 - 02:50 pm

Foxconn to build electric tractors for Monarch in the USA

The Taiwanese contract manufacturer Foxconn will in future also build electric tractors and batteries for them in the USA. An agreement now concluded with tractor supplier Monarch Tractor provides for Monarch’s MK-V series electric tractors to be built at the Foxconn plant in Ohio from 2023.

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Aug 12, 2022 - 02:07 pm

Arrival confirms focus on electric delivery vehicles

In its latest quarterly report, the British electric vehicle start-up Arrival has confirmed the recently leaked strategic realignment, according to which the company will fully concentrate on the launch of its electric transporter for the time being and put its bus and car project on the back burner.

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Aug 11, 2022 - 01:35 pm

ZEV taxi company Viggo installs public HPC hubs

EV-exclusive ride-hailing company Viggo announced building a network of ultra-fast charging stations through its subsidiary ViggoEnergy founded last year. Viggo plans to open more than 60 urban hubs with 500 charge points accessible to the public as part of extensive plans to expand.

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Aug 10, 2022 - 03:43 pm

Canada releases more EV infrastructure funding (ZEVIP)

The Government of Canada says it will invest over $2.4 million in parking provider Indigo Park Canada. The funding will help the company to install 500 EV chargers at 68 sites across British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick, three of which will be in Manitoba.

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Aug 10, 2022 - 03:26 pm

Allego adapts EV charging fees due to electricity prices

Allego will increase charging tariffs in most European countries in the company’s network on 1 September due to rising electricity prices across Europe. The three levels of charging speeds introduced during the last price rise at the beginning of the year continue to apply.

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Aug 11, 2022 - 01:57 pm

CATL & Yutong extend battery partnership until 2032

The Chinese battery manufacturer CATL and the Chinese commercial vehicle manufacturer Yutong have extended their partnership, which has existed since 2012, for another ten years. In the future, CATL batteries will not only be installed in Yutong electric buses.

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Aug 10, 2022 - 11:19 am

US car subscription service Autonomy orders 22,790 BEVs

The US electric car subscription service Autonomy has ordered 22,790 electric cars worth around 1.2 billion dollars. The provider, which until now has specialised mainly in Tesla models, has ordered a total of 45 different vehicle models from 17 carmakers – including Tesla again.

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Aug 9, 2022 - 01:27 pm

USPS under more pressure to deliver 100% EV fleet

The massive climate bill that passed the US Senate this week includes three billion dollars for the US Postal Service to decarbonise its delivery fleet. Local media said the US Government “called USPS’s bluff” by supplying as much funding as USPS claimed a 100% BEV fleet would cost.

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Aug 8, 2022 - 01:47 pm

New Jersey budgets $15m a year for electric school buses

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill requiring the state’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to implement a three-year ‘Electric School Bus Program’. The budget stands at $45 million or $15m per year. It is the latest bill in a row the EV-savvy Governor has signed.

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Jul 11, 2022 - 07:50 pm

Toshiba TSS & Echandia work on marine H2 fuel cell systems

Toshiba Energy Systems and Solutions (Toshiba ESS) has entered into a partnership with Echandia, a Swedish company engaged in fuel cell systems for maritime applications. The partnership will focus on the development of fuel-cell technology combined with batteries to accelerate the electrification of the maritime sector.

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25.10.2017 12:02