Nissan starts delivery of new e-NV200
Nissan has begun the delivery of its Barcelona-made e-NV200 with an increased battery capacity by 40 kW. Since the market launch in January, more than 4,000 orders have been accepted for the new e-NV200, according to Nissan.
Ford Transit converted to hybrid ambulance
Engineers from the Otto-von-Guericke university in Magdeburg in cooperation with the ambulance specialist Ambulanz Mobile have developed the first ambulance running on a hybrid system. A prototype was presented at the RETTmobil fair in Fulda.
Kalmar planning to electrify entire fleet
The Cargotec brand Kalmar has announced their plan to offer electric versions of all their vehicle models by 2021. Kalmar produces industrial vehicles, such as forklifts and tractors for ports, airport terminals and logistics centres.
UK planning major battery and HPC network
The UK is installing a battery supported HPC charging network for electrified vehicles. The company Pivot Power and the National Grid are planning to connect 45 battery storage units with critical infrastructure junctions as part of a 1.6 billion pound project.
Oxis Energy begins cell production in Brazil
The British battery specialist OXIS Energy is in the process of opening a manufacturing facility in the Minas Gerais state in southeastern Brazil. OCIS is aiming to produce batteries for electric buses and planes with their lithium-sulfur technology.
EV charging is for babies
In two Dutch primary schools, children are learning a gamified version of EV charging. The charging infrastructure specialist EVBox modified a few of their charging stations to be more child-friendly and safe for this purpose.