May 20, 2022 - 02:47 pm

ID.4 production kicks off in Emden

The VW ID.4 is now also being produced in Emden. This means that the ID.4 is now built at the German sites in Zwickau and Emden as well as in the Chinese plants in Anting and Foshan. From autumn this year, production for the US market will start in Chattanooga.

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May 20, 2022 - 01:41 pm

Nissan & Mitsubishi present compact EV for Japan

Nissan and Mitsubishi have presented a jointly developed electric small car for the Japanese market. It is marketed by Nissan under the name ‘Sakura’ and by Mitsubishi as ‘eK X EV’ and offers a range of 180 kilometres, according to Japanese WLTP standards.

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May 20, 2022 - 12:07 pm

Tesla considers building BEV & battery factory in Indonesia

Indonesia’s investment minister, Bahlil Lahadalia, is confident that Tesla will make investments in the country. According to media reports, Elon Musk has agreed to build a plant in the industrial complex in Central Java province after meeting with Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo.

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May 17, 2022 - 06:02 pm

Solo AVT reveals autonomous truck design

California-based Solo Advanced Vehicle Technologies has revealed the design and specifications of a new electric Class 8 truck designed specifically for autonomous driving. The company has also announced $7 million in seed funding.

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May 19, 2022 - 02:49 pm

Volvo Cars turns app into one-stop-shop for EV drivers

As it moves toward becoming a fully electric car maker by 2030, Volvo Cars is turning its app into a “one-stop-shop” for drivers of Volvo Recharge vehicles. The new version integrates charging functions and payment options that Volvo has added through recent partnerships.

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May 18, 2022 - 03:48 pm

Allego EV chargers coming to pit stops across Belgium

Dutch charging infrastructure provider Allego has entered into a cooperation to install ultra-fast charging stations at 100 rest stops operated by G&V Energy Group by 2024. The partners want to realise twelve locations before the end of 2022 and see the longer-term potential for another 150 sites.

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May 20, 2022 - 12:39 pm

VW presents board of their battery unit

With the European Company (Société Européenne) founded last December, Volkswagen wants to bundle activities along the battery value chain. The group has now presented a six-member board of directors, headed by Frank Blome, which is to expand the battery business from Salzgitter. The operational business will start at the beginning of July.

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May 18, 2022 - 02:40 pm

BMW i Ventures invests in Mangrove Lithium

BMW has joined Mangrove Lithium as the lead investor through its venture capital arm BMW i Ventures. The Canadian company has developed a process to transform virgin and recycled raw lithium into battery-grade material.

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May 20, 2022 - 01:50 pm

Daimler Truck & Sysco sign MoU for 800 electric trucks

The US food delivery company Sysco has signed a letter of intent with Daimler Truck North America (DTNA) to purchase up to 800 Freightliner eCascadia electric trucks. The first eCascadia delivery is scheduled to arrive at Sysco’s Riverside, California location later this year.

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May 17, 2022 - 02:34 pm

Amsterdam goes for another 84 VDL electric buses

Amsterdam’s public transport operator GVB has ordered another 84 electric buses from VDL Bus & Coach. The 84 new generation VDL Citeas will be in put into service from 2023 onwards. The framework agreement also includes an option for a further 130 VDL Citeas.

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May 17, 2022 - 02:30 pm

Delaware extends Clean Vehicle Rebate Program

In the USA, the state of Delaware has announced that the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control is extending the Clean Vehicle Rebate Program through the end of the year, providing rebates for drivers switching to electric vehicles.

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May 17, 2022 - 05:18 pm

Electric cargo bike with integrated solar panels

Two German companies, OPES Solutions and Urban Mobility, have teamed up to equip a heavy-duty electric cargo bike with integrated solar panels. The makers say this extends the range of the bike by up to 20 per cent with full utilisation of the 250 kg payload plus rider.

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Apr 28, 2022 - 05:54 pm

NZ: Auckland to launch first electric ferries in 2024

The New Zealand Government has confirmed Auckland will receive its first electric ferries by 2024 since the city plans to have an entirely electric fleet of passenger ferries by 2040. Local marine technology firm EV Maritime got Danfoss Editron on board to deliver the drive.

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