Apr 26, 2019 - 11:22 am

UK: reservations open for the Peugeot e-208

Peugeot presented the details of the fully electric version of its new 208 GT Line earlier this year, which was presented at the Geneva Motor Show in March. Now the e-208 is now open for reservation in the United Kingdom with a £500 deposit.

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Apr 25, 2019 - 04:36 pm

Spy video: MG Motor BEV prototype filmed charging

The British SAIC brand MG Motor is launching its first electric model this autumn. A prototype of the MG ZS EV was recently filmed charging in Germany. According to the technicians, the E-SUV delivers 110 kW and offers a 44 kWh battery for 280 km WLTP range.

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Apr 25, 2019 - 02:02 pm

Siticars presents electric mini car for London’s ULEZ

The London startup Siticars has introduced a small electric car for journeys in London’s new Ultra Low Emission Zone. The BEV is called Me, and also comes as a pickup and panel van. Performance is strictly down to use case with a top speed of around 80 km/h and a range of about 150 km.

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Apr 26, 2019 - 12:50 pm

Tesla’s e-truck production date pushed back to 2020

Tesla has officially confirmed that its electric truck will not go into production until 2020, instead of in 2019 as announced at a presentation in late 2017. The confirmation was given with the announcement of the company’s quarterly figures. So far it is still unclear where the Tesla semi will be assembled.

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Apr 25, 2019 - 04:00 pm

Penkse Truck opens 14 DC fast chargers in California

Penske Truck Leasing has opened what it considers to be the “first DC fast charging stations in the U.S. designed specifically for heavy-duty commercial electric vehicles”. The first 14 rapid chargers stand at four of Penske’s facilities in Southern California.

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Apr 25, 2019 - 04:26 pm

Ionity secures funding for EUROP-E charging network

The Ionity high power charging joint venture announces that it secured the financing of the EUROP-E project, which it is coordinating. The project involves the construction of a total of 340 HPC stations, each with a charging capacity of up to 350 kW, in 13 EU member states.

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Apr 25, 2019 - 02:34 pm

Electrify America announces charging collaboration

VW’s diesel-gate subsidiary Electrify America announced the collaboration with nine additional companies to host more than 30 fast EV charging stations across the U.S. More than 20 of these will be located in California with another six states being added.

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Apr 25, 2019 - 01:13 am

Martin Roemheld – Head of eMobility Services Volkswagen on how mobility & energy must change

Volkswagen has made decisive steps towards emission reduction lately but what has electric car making got to do with the energy business? Everything knows Martin Roemheld, who now leads Volkswagen’s eMobility services and was instrumental in installing Elli. In strategic terms, “the target for an emission-free fleet in 2050 sets the pace for Volkswagen,” says Roemheld.

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Apr 26, 2019 - 01:40 pm

Enovate to cooperate with ProLogium on solid-state battery

The electric car brand Enovate has signed a cooperation agreement with Taiwanese cell manufacturer ProLogium to work together on the commercialisation of solid state batteries. ProLogium claims that the partnership will make Enovate the first EV manufacturer to use solid-state batteries.

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Apr 24, 2019 - 03:20 pm

BMW to source cobalt from Australia and Morocco

After Andreas Wendt, the Board Member responsible for purchasing, recently announced that BMW will no longer purchase cobalt from Congo for the introduction of the fifth generation of electric vehicles from 2020/21, it is now clear that the raw material will instead come from Australia and Morocco.

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Apr 25, 2019 - 12:54 am

France: €200M to launch & legalise autonomous shuttles

France’s Transport Minister Élisabeth Borne has announced a plan to develop transit with autonomous electric vehicles. The government intends to invest a total of 200 million euros in tests with self-driving electric shuttles in 16 areas of France and to create the legal framework.

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Apr 24, 2019 - 04:39 pm

USA: Colorado awards grants for alternative fuel buses

The Colorado Department of Transportation is awarding nearly $14 million in grants from its share of a Volkswagen settlement to help six local transit agencies replace 28 ageing diesel-powered buses with alternative fuel buses, including 24 battery-powered buses plus related charging equipment.

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Apr 8, 2019 - 01:42 pm

Torqeedo electrifies LifeCraft

Torqeedo has developed an electric drive for the lifeboat called LifeCraft made by the Danish company Viking. LifeCraft is an inflatable, motor-driven lifeboat for the evacuation of ship passengers at sea, which offers space for up to 203 people.

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Apr 4, 2019 - 01:35 pm

Ballard to produce FC modules for ships in Denmark

Ballard Power Systems Europe announced the construction of a Marine Center of Excellence at its facility in Hobro, Denmark, where fuel cell modules for ships will be developed and produced. The Marine Center is designed to help meet the shipbuilding industry’s growing requirements for emission-free drive trains.

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Apr 26, 2019 - 01:05 pm

OMG, finally a quiet leaf blower, right?

One of the best things about being a multi-billionaire engineering entrepreneur is that you can just invent stuff to fix something that annoys you. Like many of us, Elon Musk is apparently annoyed by loud electric leaf blowers.

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