Oct 28, 2021 - 12:00 pm

Audi releases range update for older e-tron models

Audi has announced a software update for the Audi e-tron 55 quattro of the 2019 and 2020 model years. This should make up to 20 kilometres more range possible in real driving conditions. However, the vehicles will have to be taken to the workshop to have the update installed.

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Oct 27, 2021 - 03:32 pm

Atlis closes funding round with $5 million

US electric truck maker Atlis Motor Vehicles has closed a heavily oversubscribed six-week $5 million crowdfunding raise. The new capital injection adds to over $16 million of crowdfunding raised by the Arizona-based company, towards developing its own electric vehicle battery cells and packs.

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Oct 26, 2021 - 05:17 pm

Bluekens to sell all-electric BYD trucks & vans

BYD has appointed Bluekens EV as the first dealer in the Netherlands for its all-electric trucks and vans. The company is a subsidiary of Bluekens Group and will handle sales and after-sales services for BYD electric commercial vehicles up to twelve tonnes in the Netherlands.

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Oct 27, 2021 - 02:54 pm

Daimler Truck & BP to accelerate hydrogen transport in UK

Daimler Truck and BP have signed an agreement to jointly drive forward hydrogen infrastructure development and the introduction of fuel cell trucks in the UK. Concrete terms will see BP installing hydrogen refuelling infrastructure throughout the decade with Daimler to push fuel cell trucks through its dealerships.

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Oct 26, 2021 - 04:36 pm

ADS-TEC Energy team up with Polar Structure

ADS-TEC Energy, a German provider of battery-based fast charging technology has announced a joint venture with Swedish company Polar Structure. Polar will become the preferred strategic distribution partner for ADS-TEC Energy’s technology platforms in Northern Europe.

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Oct 28, 2021 - 03:13 pm

Redwood launches cathode cooperation with L&F

Redwood Materials, founded by ex-Tesla CTO JB Straubel, has entered into a cooperation with Korean battery materials manufacturer L&F. Under a multi-year agreement, Redwood will use L&F’s design and manufacturing technology for cathode production.

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Oct 28, 2021 - 01:00 pm

Daimler to use LFP cells from 2024

Mercedes-Benz will switch to cheaper but less powerful batteries for electric models in the lower price segment in the future in order to counteract increasing costs for some battery metals. This step was specifically announced for two models.

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Oct 27, 2021 - 03:35 pm

DHL Parcel UK buys 50 Mercedes eSprinter vans

DHL Parcel UK will add 50 new electric vans to their fleet before the year’s end. The logistics company will deploy the 50 Mercedes-Benz eSprinter L2s in Glasgow, Leeds, Manchester, Leicester, Bristol and Southampton and complement the fleet in London.

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Oct 26, 2021 - 11:59 am

London significantly extends ULEZ zone

The London Metropolitan Government has extended the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) to the northern and southern parts of the ring road. The expanded ULEZ is now 18 times the size of the original zone in central London.

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Oct 26, 2021 - 11:51 am

France postpones EV subsidy reduction

The French government is extending its subsidies for electric cars and plug-in hybrids at the current level until 1 July 2022. The original plan was to further reduce the currently granted subsidies from 1 January 2022.

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Oct 25, 2021 - 02:57 pm

BP & Piaggio announce EV bike & trike cooperation

The British energy company BP and the Italian scooter manufacturer Piaggio have signed a memorandum of understanding to promote electric mobility on two and three wheels in Asia and Europe. The plan is to develop charging stations and replaceable batteries, as well as various services related to batteries and vehicles.

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Sep 16, 2021 - 05:40 pm

Two electric ferries en route to Lake Ontario

Two electric road ferries are now on their way from Damen Shipyards Galati to Lake Ontario, Canada, two years after Ontario’s Ministry of Transportation had placed the order. The Amherst Islander II and Wolfe Islander IV, 68 and 98 metres in length, respectively, represent a new generation of zero-emission large ferries.

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Oct 28, 2021 - 10:55 am

Renault shows off BEV concept

With the SUITE N°4, Renault presents a unique concept car in the style of the Renault 4. Designed as an electric car, the one-off does without the boot and rear seats of the original and transforms the interior into a room with a view of the sky.

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