Volkswagen announces updated ID.3 in spring 2023
One day after Volkswagen thinned out the ID.3 range in the online configurator, the Wolfsburg-based company has confirmed the premiere of a “new ID.3” for spring 2023. In the course of the coming year, the MEB model will then be built not only in Zwickau and Dresden, but also at the main plant in Lower […]
Tesla officially launches Semi deliveries
Tesla has announced the start of deliveries of its Semi electric truck at an official event – five years after its presentation and three years after the originally announced start of deliveries. The most important confirmed news is that the battery can be charged with up to 1 megawatt thanks to a 1,000-volt system.
CharIN angered over change in Supercharger plug design
The CCS association CharIN has released a statement of discontent after Tesla recently announced it would release the design of its proprietary Supercharger connector to make its system the charging standard in North America. Tesla remains a member of the consortium behind the CCS charging standard.
Audi unveils Audi Charging starting 2023
Audi has unveiled its new charging service, Audi Charging, which will replace the existing e-tron Charging service in the new year. Audi Charging will launch in 27 countries, including Germany, on 1 January 2023 and will be expanded later in the year.
Solaris reveals huge Charging Park ready for V2G
Solaris gives us an insight into its factory in Bolechowo near Poznan, where Poland’s leading e-bus maker recently inaugurated a bus charging park. Solaris equipped the massive charging hub with systems from three manufacturers that support bidirectional charging – a first in Poland.
EAS designs round cells for BMW and OneD
EAS, the German company acquired by Britishvolt, announced some progress from its own cooperations. EAS has supported BMW’s Battery Cell Competence Centre in developing its first cylindrical cells and is also working with OneD Battery Sciences on its so-called Sinanode.
Vitesco presents improved hybrid motorcycle drive
At this year’s motorbike trade fair EICMA, the drive supplier Vitesco Technologies is showing the second development stage of its hybrid concept for motorbikes, which was presented last year. But there are also new Vitesco solutions for smaller two-wheelers.
Gogoro partners up with Zypp Electric in India
In India, Gogoro has announced a strategic B2B initiative and partnership with the EV-as-a-Service platform Zypp Electric. The two companies have teamed up to electrify logistics fleets and last-mile deliveries using Gogoro’s battery-swapping stations.