May 15, 2021 - 10:46 pm

GM-Wuling keep on topping sales in China

The electric car sales of the Chinese manufacturers BYD, Nio and Xpeng increased significantly in April. The GM-Wuling HongGuang Mini EV continues to see higher sales than any other electric car in China, while Tesla reports somewhat confusing figures for April.

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May 15, 2021 - 03:25 pm

BMW expects sales to be 50% electric by 2030

At its Annual General Meeting, the BMW Group announced its intention to avoid the emission of more than 200 million tonnes of CO2 by 2030. The German automaker said this will involve more cleaner drives, but also factors such as the production and recycling of vehicles.

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May 15, 2021 - 03:00 pm

Mercedes begins series production of the EQS

Production of the EQS electric saloon has now started in Factory 56 at the Mercedes-Benz Sindelfingen plant in Germany. The new S-Class, its long-wheelbase version and the Maybach variant of the S-Class are already built at the plant.

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May 12, 2021 - 10:30 am

Tesla puts Shanghai expansion plans on hold

Tesla has apparently put on hold plans to buy additional land to expand its Shanghai plant and make it a global export centre. A Reuters report writes that this is due to the political situation between China and the USA.

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May 16, 2021 - 02:46 pm

Juice Technology expands in North America

Swiss charging infrastructure provider Juice Technology is expanding into the USA and founding the subsidiary Juice Americas Inc. with headquarters in Delaware. The market in North America will be served from there.

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May 11, 2021 - 05:30 pm

Siemens partners with YHI Energy in New Zealand

Siemens has partnered with YHI Energy in New Zealand to launch its latest electric vehicle charging infrastructure portfolio. The partnership will see YHI Energy distribute Siemens’ charging infrastructure portfolio in the New Zealand market.

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May 11, 2021 - 05:23 pm

Rocsys closes multi-million dollar financing round

Rocsys, which specialises in robotic charging solutions for electric vehicles, has raised 6.3 million US dollars (5.25 million euros) in a new financing round from existing investors. This will be used to drive expansion in the EU and North America.

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May 16, 2021 - 01:51 pm

Varta receives its first order for the 21700 cell-format

The German battery group Varta has received its first order for its new high-performance round cell V4Drive in 21700 format presented at the beginning of April. The name of the customer from the automotive sector has not been released. Varta also announced that it will develop larger lithium-ion round cells in the future.

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May 11, 2021 - 01:40 pm

New York adds $30 million to EV subsidy fund

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that an additional $30 million is now available through the New York State ‘Drive Clean Rebate’ program to assist more consumers to lease or purchase a battery-electric car or plug-in hybrid electric vehicle.

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May 11, 2021 - 11:55 am

Harley to expand LiveWire into full subsidiary

Harley-Davidson has now officially launched its own brand for electric motorbikes. The brand is called LiveWire, like the manufacturer’s first electric motorbike, which has been available since 2019. The first product of the new brand is to be released soon.

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Apr 23, 2021 - 03:35 pm

Bye Aerospace presents 9-seater with serious range

Bye Aerospace has announced an all-electric aircraft with room for up to seven passengers plus one or two pilots. The aircraft, called the eFlyer 800, is said to have already received deposits from customers, however, it remains to be seen when delivery will take place.

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May 15, 2021 - 03:34 pm

A jab in the arm for a Model 3

To encourage people to get vaccinated against Covid-19, Dr Raul Vazquez from Buffalo in the US state of New York has come up with a special incentive: Everyone who is vaccinated is entered into a raffle and the winner receives a new Tesla Model 3.

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