Aug 17, 2019 - 02:05 pm

Electric car rental NextMove cancels Tesla order

Nextmove is adding far fewer Tesla Model 3 to its fleet than planned. The company had ordered 100 Tesla Model 3 at the end of last year, but after problems with the delivery of the first models, the carmaker cancelled a further order. This concerns 85 vehicles worth around five million euros.

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Aug 17, 2019 - 01:28 pm

Stefan Krause steps down as CEO of Canoo

After Karl-Thomas Neumann, Stefan Krause is also retiring from the board of Californian EV startup Canoo (formerly Evelozcity). Citing private “family matters” Krause will no longer be CEO but will continue taking care of financing in a limited capacity.

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Aug 17, 2019 - 11:58 am

Upgraded Karma Revero GT PHEV open for order

After Karma Automotive unveiled the plug-in hybrid 2020 Revero GT earlier this year, the company has now announced U.S. pricing will begin at $135,000. Costing $5,000 more than its predecessor, the 2020 Revero GT features a number of updates inside and out.

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Aug 17, 2019 - 10:29 am

Hyundai launches two battery-electric models in China

Hyundai is launching its second and third electric model on the Chinese market this year. The electric version of the Hyundai Encino (known outside China as the Kona) will be launched in October, before a battery-powered version of the Lafesta sedan, available exclusively in China, will follow in December.

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Aug 16, 2019 - 02:20 pm

Electric vehicle startup Nio exhibits growing pains

One of the seemingly more stable electric vehicle startups, Nio, is running into problems that have been building for some time. Following recalls and decreasing delivery numbers as well as investment issues, co-founder Jack Cheng has now departed, leaving Nio in jeopardy.

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Aug 13, 2019 - 03:47 pm

First pre-series eCascadia models delivered

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has delivered the first units of its battery-electric Freightliner eCascadia truck to customers. However, these are test vehicles and series production is not scheduled to start until 2021.

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Aug 9, 2019 - 01:19 pm

Alexander Dennis presents hybrid double-decker bus

The Scottish bus manufacturer Alexander Dennis, which was recently taken over by North America’s largest bus manufacturer NFI Group, is expanding its range to include a double-decker with hybrid drive. The basis is the Enviro400EV, which is also on the road in London as a fully electric bus.

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Aug 18, 2019 - 10:24 am

On-street chargers to pop-up on UK streets

British startup Urban Electric Networks has installed their first retractable pop-up charging point in Oxford, UK, for on-street, overnight charging. The company founded in 2017 aims to install 18 further ‘demonstrator’ hubs with 100 charging points for overnight charging before commercial launch.

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Aug 13, 2019 - 03:07 pm

Warwick Uni gives Jaguar I-Pace batteries 2nd Life

Researchers from Warwick University have succeeded in repurposing Jaguar I-Pace batteries as a small energy storage system. Each unit contains about 2 kWh energy capacity, and can power “a small shop, a farm, or multiple residential homes,” claims the team.

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Aug 16, 2019 - 03:05 pm

Uber & Lime expand cooperation in Europe

Uber clients in Europe may now book Lime e-bikes straight through the Uber app. The cooperation started in the US and is currently being rolled out across the continent. Prague, Warsaw and Stockholm are among the first wave of European markets with other capitals to follow suit.

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Aug 14, 2019 - 01:57 pm

Reach Now adds Tier electric kick scooters to its app

Moovel, the joint venture of Daimler and BMW that will soon be Reach Now, is collaborating with Tier Mobility to expand its multimodal mobility app to include electric kick scooters. It remains unclear, what this means for the companies‘ own scooter brand Hive.

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Aug 6, 2019 - 01:05 pm

Indonesia plans a series of EV incentives

The Indonesian government is planning a series of incentives to increase the uptake of electric vehicles as well as supporting the manufacture of electric vehicles in the country. The South East Asian country should become a hub for electric vehicle manufacturing and an exporter of battery electric vehicles.

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Aug 15, 2019 - 07:28 pm

Lime expanding services in Germany

Lime boss Brad Bao announced in an interview that the US sharing provider will soon launch its electric kick-scooters in seven more German cities. Lime is already active in six major cities.

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Aug 14, 2019 - 02:16 pm

India’s first electric motorcycle delayed

The Indian electric motorcycle Emflux One presented last year will not be launched this year as originally planned, but only next year. Nevertheless, the startup from India is already announcing its second Emflux Two model.

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Jul 8, 2019 - 01:47 pm

EASA releases new electric aircraft regulations

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has adopted a framework plan for battery electric and hybrid electric vertical take-off aircraft in Europe: With the “Special Condition”, the designers now have the first specifications for this group of aircraft.

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Aug 16, 2019 - 06:07 pm

Denmark’s super ferry Ellen takes to the sea

The electric ship Ellen is to ferries what a supercar is to series production. Yet, the vessel is made for real-life application and now launched on its maiden journey. Full commercial operation will run between the islands of Aerø and Als in southern Denmark.

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Aug 15, 2019 - 04:23 pm

Torqeedo supports Greta Thunberg on sea voyage

Torqeedo is supporting climate activist Greta Thunberg on her zero-carbon travels to the upcoming UN climate summits in New York and Chile. The 16-year-old Swedish activist is on board the Malizia II, a racing yacht. Torqueedo adds its electric port and harbour vessels.

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Aug 18, 2019 - 10:44 am

A busy bee sets Twitter a buzz

A few days ago Elon Musk busied himself tweeting a lot of “bee content”. Since then, there has been speculation that the bee emojis and related word games are not just Twitter gags, but an allusion to the name of the planned Tesla pickup.

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