May 20, 2019 - 03:21 pm

Daymak launches solar buggy

Canadian manufacturer Daymak has launched its new Boomerbuggy X, a solar powered, fully enclosed mobility scooter.  Four different versions are available, costing from $5,999 to $8,999 depending on range and features.

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May 20, 2019 - 01:39 pm

BMW to boost PHEV ranges in summer

BMW is upgrading its PHEV models for the summer with new battery cell technology for greater electric ranges. All plug-in hybrid models from the Bavarian carmaker will also be equipped with acoustic pedestrian protection.

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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 16, 2019 - 06:16 pm

India: Nymbus charging network launched

Panasonic, in cooperation with SmartE and qQuick, has launched a new EV charging network for India named Nymbus. In the first phase, Panasonic will deploy the service on 150 SmartE electric three-wheelers and on 25 qQuick two-wheelers in the Delhi-NCR region.

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May 16, 2019 - 06:08 pm

Smatrics and BEÖ join forces in Austria

It is now official that an e-mobility alliance focused on user-friendliness is being formed in the Alpine nation: The eleven partner companies of the Federal Association for Electric Mobility (BEÖ) and the joint venture Smatrics are networking their charging stations in Austria.

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May 16, 2019 - 06:04 pm

Hubject releases OICP as open source

Hubject has turned their Open InterCharge Protocol (OICP) into an open source protocol to facilitate connectivity with their popular roaming platform. In addition to publishing OICP, Hubject will also allow connection to the platform via other roaming protocols.

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May 16, 2019 - 05:10 pm

Germany: EnBW announces plans to build 2,000 HPCs

The energy group EnBW announces the construction of a further 2,000 fast charging points at up to 1,000 locations throughout Germany. Completion by the end of 2020 was named as the time window. The declared aim by the company is to provide customers with comprehensive rapid charging in the DACH region.

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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 17, 2019 - 02:12 pm

Tesla completes acquisition of Maxwell Technologies

Tesla has formally completed the acquisition of energy storage specialist Maxwell Technologies announced in February. In order to take control of the company, which specializes in supercapacitors and batteries, Tesla is transferring shares worth around $235 million.

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May 19, 2019 - 01:02 pm

EMT Madrid orders 15 BYD electric buses

EMT Madrid, one of the biggest public transport operators in the Spanish capital, has placed an order with BYD for the delivery of 15 electric buses. These are 12-metre-long buses that are due to arrive in Madrid at the beginning of next year.

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May 18, 2019 - 04:37 pm

43 electric buses running in French Amien

A fleet of 43 new fully electric buses from Irizar have hit the roads in Amiens, northern France. Keolis is now operating the vehicles as part of the four new bus rapid transit (BRT) routes and charges both occasionally and at the depot.

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May 17, 2019 - 01:08 pm

Proterra launches energy ecosystem

US heavy-duty vehicle manufacturer Proterra has just launched Proterra Energy fleet solutions, a suite of turnkey options for electric fleets. The ecosystem includes design, build, financing, operations, maintenance and energy optimization for charging infrastructure.

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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 20, 2019 - 12:42 pm

You can’t hide who you are

A Japanese Prius owner went to extra lengths to make their vehicle particularly unique. By placing a Lexus badge and additional tailpipes along with a spoiler, the vehicle does look “racier”, however doesn’t really fit the point of driving a hybrid in the first place.

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