Autor: Carrie Hampel

18.07.2019 - 17:49

EV100 now counts 50 members & UK as Ambassador

With pharma giant AstraZeneca another large fleet operator is now committing itself to electrify its entire fleet by 2030 as part of the Climate Group’s EV100 initiative. Plus, the UK Government will be the first G7 nation to join the pledge as “Ambassador”.

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18.07.2019 - 16:37

Volvo & Samsung to develop electric truck batteries

The Volvo Group and Samsung SDI have formed a strategic alliance to develop battery packs specifically for Volvo electric trucks. Samsung SDI will supply the battery cells and modules to the Volvo Group that will assemble these in its facilities.

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18.07.2019 - 15:40

Audi revs up to produce electric sports car e-tron GT

The fully-electric Audi e-tron GT will be produced alongside the Audi R8 super sports car at Audi Sport’s facilities in Neckarsulm from late 2020. At present, the R8 production is creating the conditions for the integration of the electric sportscar.

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18.07.2019 - 14:25

Former Opel boss Neumann leaves Canoo

Karl-Thomas Neumann has resigned from the board of Californian eMobility-Startup Canoo (formerly Evelozcity). Despite the move, it seems that Neumann does not plan to return to Germany just yet.

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17.07.2019 - 20:46

Hubject and IoTecha to cooperate

Hubject is going to cooperate with IoTecha, a company specialising in the provision of software and hardware to support the charging infrastructure for e-vehicles. Their main focus will be on the use of Plug&Charge.

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17.07.2019 - 19:10

ZF presents two-speed drive for electric cars

ZF presents a drive for fully electric passenger cars this time. It combines a newly developed electric motor with 140 kW maximum output, a shift element and power electronics. The transmission is to increase efficiency and thus the range of electric cars.

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17.07.2019 - 19:30

Toyota and CATL enter a series of collaborations

Toyota has just announced the cornerstones of a comprehensive battery collaboration with Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL). This includes not only a “stable” supply of CATL batteries for Toyota but also the development of new battery technologies and more.

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17.07.2019 - 16:59

MG brings fully-electric ZS SUV with special sale

The electric MG ZS SUV is going on sale in the UK with a 163-mile (262 km) range and a special offer that promises prices from £21,495 for the first 1,000 cars registered. These first customers will also get a free home charging point including free installation.

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17.07.2019 - 14:40

Renault Groupe secures presence in China with JMEV

Renault has now officially become the main shareholder in JMEV, the electric car offshoot of the Chinese manufacturer Jiangling Motors Corporation Group. With the acquisition and joint venture, Renault intends to expand its influence on the Chinese electric vehicle market.

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07.07.2019 - 13:28

Brose has developed a full system for e-bikes

Brose is transforming itself from being an electric bicycle drive supplier to being able to provide a whole system. At the Eurobike Media Days, Brose presented a specially developed e-bike system for the first time and can now offer drives, batteries and displays from a single source.

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03.07.2019 - 11:45

PHEV version of Renault Captur available in 2020

Renault has just presented the second generation of the Captur, which will be launched at the turn of the year and will be supplemented by a plug-in hybrid version in 2020. This will be Renault’s first plug-in hybrid, with other models to follow soon.

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03.07.2019 - 10:07

What should an electric vehicle sound like?

From July 1, 2019, electric road vehicles in the European Union (EU) must be equipped with an Acoustic Vehicle Alerting System (AVAS) so that especially visually impaired pedestrians may hear them approach – but what should they sound like?

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02.07.2019 - 20:54

Enel X partners up with Ionity and Smatrics

The Italian energy supplier Enel has signed agreements with both Ionity and Smatrics via its subsidiary Enel X: from now on, Enel X customers can also charge at the German and Austrian suppliers’ charging stations.

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02.07.2019 - 20:06

Germany funds a further 70 electric buses

The German Federal Ministry for the Environment (BMU) is supporting the use of electric buses in a further five cities: Aachen, Bochum, Gelsenkirchen, Duisburg and Offenbach am Main will receive grants totalling €14.3M for the purchase of around 70 electric buses.

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18.07.2019 21:08