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Jun 16, 2021 - 09:38 pm

Greenpeace misses its target

Shortly before the kickoff of the European soccer championship match between Germany and France on Tuesday, a Greenpeace paraglider had to make an emergency landing in the stadium injuring two people. Greenpeace has issued an apology.

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Jun 16, 2021 - 08:01 pm

Polish city of Gdynia orders 24 eCitaro e-buses

Before the end of this year, the Polish port city of Gdynia in the Bay of Gdansk is to receive 24 units of the Mercedes-Benz eCitaro from Daimler Buses. The company has received the first order for fully electric city buses from its European neighbour.

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Jun 15, 2021 - 05:21 pm

Zity introduces 250 Dacia Spring to Paris fleet

The electric car-sharing service Zity is beginning to integrate a total of 250 Dacia Spring electric cars into its fleets. Zity is jointly operated by Renault and Ferrovial, operating in Madrid and Paris. In Paris, Zity will launch the first 150 examples of the Dacia this month, with another 100 to follow in September.

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Jun 10, 2021 - 10:57 pm

DKV Mobility acquires Greenflux

The German low-emission transport fleet services provider DKV Mobility has acquired the Dutch charging infrastructure software specialist GreenFlux. The acquisition is supposed to enable DKV to expand its business with commercial fleet operators.

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Jun 10, 2021 - 04:14 pm

Wallbox goes public with Kensington Capital Partners

Spanish charging infrastructure provider Wallbox plans to merge with exchange shell Kensington Capital Partners for the purpose of going public. The joint company, valued at around $1.5 billion, is to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol WBX.

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Jun 10, 2021 - 03:43 pm

DPD adds 750 EVs to UK fleet

In the UK, DPD is adding 750 electric vehicles to its fleet. The parcel delivery company has ordered the new electric delivery vans from the SAIC brand Maxus. These are 500 units of the electric 3.5-ton eDeliver 9 and 250 units of the smaller eDeliver 3.

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Jun 8, 2021 - 11:29 pm

Share Now sees 11,000 electric-driven trips per day

Car-sharing provider Share Now has provided insights into statistics on the use of electric vehicles in its European car-sharing fleet. The company now operates 2,900 BMW, Mini, Smart and Fiat electric cars at four all-electric and four partially electric locations.

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Jun 8, 2021 - 05:47 pm

Mainz orders 12 Solaris articulated electric buses

In Germany, the city of Mainz’s municipal utility subsidiary Mainzer Mobilität has ordered twelve battery-powered electric articulated buses from the Polish manufacturer Solaris for delivery to Mainz in the first quarter of 2022. In addition, an option has been agreed upon for a further eleven vehicles that could be delivered by the end of 2022.

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Jun 8, 2021 - 05:15 pm

TotalEnergies builds 2,200 more points in Amsterdam

Energy company Total, which very recently renamed itself TotalEnergies, has received a new concession from the city of Amsterdam to expand its public charging network. Under this new concession, TotalEnergies will add 1,100 new charging stations, or 2,200 new charging points, to Amsterdam’s current network.

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Jun 3, 2021 - 05:55 pm

Nuvve & Romeo Power collaborate on V2G and BMS

Nuvve and Romeo Power have announced a collaboration to integrate communication protocols between Nuvve’s vehicle-to-grid (V2G) platform and Romeo Power’s battery management system (BMS). This should enable Romeo Power battery systems to become V2G compatible, regardless of the commercial vehicle platform.

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Jun 3, 2021 - 02:26 pm

ABB to electrify own fleet of 10,000 vehicles by 2030

The Swedish-Swiss power and automation technology group ABB has announced that it will completely electrify its fleet of more than 10,000 vehicles by 2030. The company’s climate protection goals also include using only renewable energy, as well as establishing energy efficiency targets and energy management systems

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Jun 2, 2021 - 04:51 pm

De Lijn announces tender for 350 electric buses

The board of the Flemish public transport company De Lijn has given the green light for the publication of a framework tender for 350 all-electric buses and the charging infrastructure needed to operate them. The value is put at between 190 and 230 million euros.

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Jun 2, 2021 - 03:36 pm

Volvo Penta acquires ZEM AS for maritime batteries

Volvo Penta has acquired a majority stake in ZEM AS, a Norwegian supplier of batteries and complete electric propulsion solutions for ships and boats. In doing so, ZEM is to further expand its battery and propulsion business and successively develop and offer complete packages in collaboration with Volvo Penta.

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May 31, 2021 - 09:18 pm

Grants for public charging points in Québec

The Electric Circuit charging network will be rolling out 4,500 standard charging stations by 2028 in partnership with Québec’s municipalities. To support this initiative, a grant program is being offered exclusively to municipalities.

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May 31, 2021 - 01:58 pm

Solaris to provide 6 electric buses for Switzerland

Solaris is to deliver a total of six Urbino 12 electric to Switzerland after winning a tender. The Swiss public transport companies Verkehrsbetriebe Luzern AG (VBL Luzern) and Zugerland Verkehrsbetriebe AG (ZVB Zug) have ordered three buses each. Further vehicles could follow.

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May 31, 2021 - 01:27 pm

Hyzon takes order for 20 H2 trucks from the Netherlands

Hyzon Motors has signed purchase agreements for a total of 20 fuel cell trucks with subsidiaries of Dutch transport companies Jan Bakker and Millenaar & van Schaik. Up to three of the trucks are to be delivered before the end of 2021 and the rest in 2022.

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May 27, 2021 - 10:07 pm

OVO expands fleet with Nissan e-NV200 electric vans

In the UK, OVO Energy is rolling out a fleet of battery electric vehicles in partnership with Zenith. The UK energy supplier has taken delivery of 26 Nissan e-NV200 vans. The move follows the delivery of 40 Kia e-Niros in December 2020.

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May 27, 2021 - 04:33 pm

Italian postal services order 1,744 Corsa-e from Opel

Opel has received a major order for electric cars from the Italian postal service. The Rome-based postal and logistics operator has ordered 1,744 Opel Corsa-e vehicles. The first of the ordered Opel electric cars are to be delivered to Poste Italiane before the end of this year.

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May 26, 2021 - 06:30 pm

Scania builds 15 electric rubbish trucks for Copenhagen

In Denmark, the City of Copenhagen has ordered 15 electric refuse collection trucks from the manufacturer Scania. The order is part of the city’s plan to achieve climate neutrality by 2025 and, as part of this, to procure at least 100 all-electric refuse collection vehicles by 2025.

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May 25, 2021 - 05:01 pm

UK invests £300 million in charging points

UK energy regulator Ofgem approved a £300 million investment (around 348 million euros) for over 200 low carbon projects to get Britain ready for more electric transport. This will see the instalment of 3550 EV chargers across the UK as part of a £40 billion investment in greener energy.

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https://www.electrive.com/2021/06/16/greenpeace-misses-its-target/
16.06.2021 21:37