Nov 26, 2021 - 02:34 pm

Tesla upgrades Shanghai gigafactory production capacities

Tesla is upgrading the production lines of its Shanghai factory for higher capacity starting in December. The conversion work in the areas of the continuing production of the Model 3 and Model Y is expected to last until April 2022. In addition, the first Model Y Performance were delivered in China.

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Nov 26, 2021 - 02:12 pm

Mercedes launches the EQS 350 in Germany

The Mercedes EQS can now also be ordered in Germany as a base model for under 100,000 euros. Following the EQS 450+ and EQS 580 4MATIC variants with the large 108 kWh battery, which have been available to order since August, now comes the EQS 350 with 90 kWh battery, which is available from 97,806.10 […]

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Nov 25, 2021 - 02:31 pm

Mullen increases reservation limit for the FIVE EV

The Californian EV manufacturer Mullen Technologies announced that the reservation limit for its Mullen FIVE EV Crossover has been increased to 25,000 initial reservations. The first 25,000 reservations will also receive a custom ‘launch edition’ for vehicle trim package options.

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Nov 25, 2021 - 02:06 pm

Kia to release new Niro in 2022

At the Seoul Mobility Show, Kia presented the new generation of the Niro, which will go on sale next year as a hybrid, plug-in hybrid and battery-electric model. The focus of the presentation was on the completely new design. Kia has not yet revealed whether there will be any changes to the powertrains.

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Nov 25, 2021 - 04:32 pm

Allison launches first e-axle production

The US supplier Allison Transmission has completed a new production line for e-axles at its plant in Auburn Hills in the state of Michigan. The new 10,000 square metre facility will produce Allison Transmission’s eGen Power electric axles for commercial vehicles.

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Nov 24, 2021 - 05:04 pm

Janus Electric & Li-S Energy collaborate on batteries

In Australia, battery developer Li-S Energy has signed a collaboration agreement with electric truck developer Janus Electric to power around 400 electric trucks. The agreement will see Li-S Energy develop and test lithium sulphur and lithium metal battery cells to suit the requirements of the Janus Electric exchangeable prime mover battery packs.

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Nov 26, 2021 - 04:40 pm

AlphaStruxure integrates tool from The Mobility House

The US company AlphaStruxure, a joint venture of The Carlyle Group and Schneider Electric, has appointed The Mobility House as its technology partner. AlphaStruxure will use the Munich-based company’s charging and energy management system to integrate electric bus, truck and car fleets into site and distribution networks.

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Nov 25, 2021 - 06:15 pm

Nio & Shell join forces

Chinese electric car manufacturer Nio and petroleum company Shell have entered into a strategic partnership to collaborate on charging and battery swap facilities in both China and Europe.

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Nov 24, 2021 - 04:18 pm

Allego to build fast chargers at 200 Carrefour locations

Allego is to build a total of more than 2,000 fast-charging points for electric cars with outputs between 75 and 300 kW at more than 200 locations in France by 2023 for the French retailer Carrefour. In addition to building the network, Allego will also be responsible for its operation and maintenance over a period […]

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Nov 24, 2021 - 04:08 pm

Eni to build 31,000 charging points by 2030

The Italian energy company Eni has announced its intention to expand its charging network for electric cars to more than 31,000 charging points in Europe by 2030. An interim target of 27,000 chargers was also mentioned for 2025.

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Nov 26, 2021 - 03:15 pm

VW hires battery experts from BMW and Apple

Volkswagen has hired two high-profile managers for its battery programme. One of them is said to be Apple’s head of battery development Soonho Ahn, while solid-state cell expert Jörg Hoffmann is also to join VW from BMW.

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Nov 26, 2021 - 04:31 pm

GreenMobility expands in the Netherlands via Fetch takeover

The Danish electric car-sharing provider GreenMobility is planning its market entry in the Netherlands – namely through an acquisition of the provider Fetch Carsharing, which operates around 100 electric cars in Amsterdam. The transaction is expected to close before the end of the year.

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Nov 25, 2021 - 05:13 pm

Bordeaux Métropole ordes 36 VDL electric buses

The French municipal association Bordeaux Métropole has ordered 36 electric articulated buses of the recently launched Citea generation from VDL Bus & Coach for a new express bus route. VDL will also be responsible for all charging equipment at the terminals and depot.

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Nov 25, 2021 - 03:58 pm

Germany’s new government aims for more sustainable transport

The newly-elected German federal coalition government has presented its coalition agreement. This is titled “Mehr Fortschritt Wagen” and can be translated to something like “dare to innovate” or “dare to make progress.” This, of course, has a number of ramifications for the transport industry.

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Nov 23, 2021 - 06:10 pm

Purchase support for Québec school buses

The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) has just signed an agreement with the Bus Carriers Federation (Federation) to invest up to $400 million to enable the purchase of 4,000 zero-emission school buses (ZEBs) in Quebec.

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Nov 23, 2021 - 05:29 pm

Vitesco brings out e-motors for two wheelers

The German automotive supplier Vitesco Technologies has just presented system solutions for 48-volt electric drives for two-wheelers for the first time at the Milan motorbike trade fair EICMA 2021. A demonstration model of a hybrid motorbike will also be on display.

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Nov 23, 2021 - 03:02 pm

Niu unveils electric scooters, bikes and motorbike at EICMA

Niu has presented a number of new models at the EICMA in Milan, including an electric scooter called MQi GT Evo that goes over 100 km/h and an urban electric motorcycle called RQi. For the first time, the Chinese manufacturer is also presenting micro-mobility products such as electric scooters and e-bikes at EICMA.

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Nov 25, 2021 - 04:39 pm

MTU & EASA look to establish FCEV aircraft standards

The German engine manufacturer MTU Aero Engines is committed to creating new standards, certification regulations and verification procedures for fuel cell systems in aviation. To this end, MTU is now working closely with the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).

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Nov 15, 2021 - 04:48 pm

Airflow announces 4 & 9 seat electric aircraft

The fledgling electric aircraft developer Airflow from California wants to commercialise its first model from 2025. The company, founded in 2019, calls its model eSTOL and wants to rely on hybrid and battery-electric as well as fuel cell systems for its propulsion.

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