May 23, 2019 - 05:06 pm

Skoda debuts first electrified models in Bratislava

Skoda has presented their first electrified serial models for which the Czech brand has created the new subsidiary brand iV in Bratislava, Slovakia. For now, the iV range includes a battery electric model in form of the Citigo e iV and a plug-in hybrid called Superb iV.

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May 23, 2019 - 02:01 pm

Audi expands electrification plans to 20 BEV by 2025

Audi has refined its electrification roadmap: After the Ingolstadt-based company had already increased its announcement in March from 20 to 30 electrified models by 2025, Audi has now announced that two-thirds of these 30 electrified models will be fully electric.

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May 22, 2019 - 01:27 pm

Daimler restructures as Zetsche hands reigns to Källenius

After 13 years at the helm of Daimler, Dieter Zetsche stepped down as CEO today and has handed over management of the Group to Ola Källenius. He will be appointed Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars for the next five years and comes with ambitions.

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May 23, 2019 - 04:29 pm

Potential buyer for DP/DHL’s StreetScooter vans?

Deutsche Post/DHL has reportedly found a prominent prospective buyer for the planned sale of its StreetScooter electric van division. Insiders state that the Aachen e-mobility pioneer Günther Schuh wants to take over the German Post subsidiary he had helped build in the first place.

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May 22, 2019 - 02:44 pm

Solaris to debut Urbino 12 hydrogen bus in Sweden

Solaris announces the world premiere of its brand new fuel cell bus, the Solaris Urbino 12 hydrogen, at the UITP Global Public Transport Summit in Stockholm this June. Solaris will also present a new look for the Urbino 12 electric at the show in Sweden.

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May 23, 2019 - 04:07 pm

UK: IONITY opens first HPC EV charging park

Ionity has opened its first high power charging park in the UK with four charging stations with up to 350 kW capacity. The CCS charging park is located in Maidstone, Kent Kent and Ionity say it will soon add locations at Milton Keynes and Gretna Green.

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May 23, 2019 - 03:01 pm

NewMotion signs V2X agreement with Amsterdam

NewMotion has signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the EVS32 with the City of Amsterdam, and a number of other public and private companies to develop Vehicle-to-Anything (V2X) technology. The partners are planning the commercial introduction of V2X technologies in projects linking electric vehicles with energy systems in the Amsterdam area.

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May 22, 2019 - 04:12 pm

California: SCE adresses commercial vehicle market

The utility company, Southern California Edison (SCE) has launched the Charge Ready Transport programme with a budget of around $356 million USD. The scheme offers commercial clients the installation of charging stations for medium- and heavy-duty electric vehicles for free and some rebates on top.

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May 21, 2019 - 11:13 pm

US: New battery maker ABS based on Bosch emerges

The newly founded company, American Battery Solutions (ABS), which claims to be worth 50 million dollars, is announcing its arrival. ABS has signed a purchase agreement with Robert Bosch Battery Systems for test and production equipment and will take over the assembly plant of the Bosch subsidiary in Springboro, Ohio as well.

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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 23, 2019 - 12:01 pm

India considers banning fossil fuel bikes & trikes

In an effort to curb environmental pollution and reduce dependence on fossil fuels, a high-ranking government body in India is pressing for only electric tricycles or rickshaws to be permitted from April 2023 and solely electric two-wheelers to be sold from April 2025.

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May 22, 2019 - 12:54 pm

Bosch eBike Systems announce R200 e-bike range test

Bosch eBike Systems has made progress on a standard for measuring the ranges of e-bikes with defined parameters. The R200 has been developed in cooperation with ZIV (Germany’s bicycle industry association) and major companies from the bicycle industry are getting behind it.

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May 20, 2019 - 03:41 pm

China: DHL launches drone delivery service

DHL Express and drone manufacturer EHang have entered into a strategic partnership to develop a fully automated drone delivery solution for China’s metropolitan areas. The cooperation has already started with a maiden flight at the EHang Command and Control Center in Guangzhou.

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May 23, 2019 - 02:43 pm

Ballard & ABB developing FC tugboat

Ballard Power Systems announced its collaboration with ABB and other consortium partners in the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) project Flagships. The aim is to develop a fuel cell powered tug boat for inland waterway vessels.

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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 24, 2019 - 11:38 am

UK: Garnering good ideas from young people

As part of a national schools’ competition, the ‘Eco Innovators’ competition, students aged 7-19 are being asked to create a design for on-street electric vehicle (EV) charging points.  Competition entries are now open until 18 October 2019.

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