Autor: Chris Randall

18.08.2018 - 17:35

Solaris introduces analysis instrument for e-buses

Solaris has started offering an analysis system named eSConnect for their electric buses, which will support fleet operators to optimally utilise their buses and find potential error sources before problems can develop. The Polish manufacturer also hopes to profit from the data themselves.

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17.08.2018 - 21:19

Toyota expanding EV manufacturing in China

The Japanese car manufacturers have announced plans to significantly increase production capacities in their Chinese factories. In future, they plan to manufacture more plug-in hybrid as well as battery-electric vehicles there. Vehicle imports will also be expanded.

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17.08.2018 - 19:30

Tesla feels discriminated against by Ontario

The new conservative Ontario government cancelled the previous administrations EV subsidies for drivers in July. Unlike other car manufacturers, apparently this was only effective immediately for Tesla. The Californians are now taking legal action against this.

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17.08.2018 - 19:13

The never-ending story

Martin Tripp, the self-proclaimed Tesla whistleblower also known as the “saboteur” according to Elon Musk, has resurfaced. This time he presents vehicle identification numbers (VIN) of Model 3 vehicles, which he claimed were delivered with faulty battery cells.

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14.08.2018 - 18:13

Düsseldorf company presents extendable BEV iEV X

The Düsseldorf company iEV1 GmbH has presented a single-seated mini BEV named the iEV X, which can extend itself thanks to flexible vehicle architecture. At full length, it can house two persons and luggage. Currently the company is in the middle of a crowd-funding campaign to fund production.

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14.08.2018 - 17:01

University of Graz presents robot controlled charging system

Researchers from the Technical University of Graz have developed a robot-controlled fast charging system for electrified vehicles in cooperation with industry partners. The special thing about the system is that it allows for serial charging of vehicles in different parking positions.

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14.08.2018 - 13:48

Nio seeks public investment

The Chinese EV startup is looking to enter the stock market and is aiming for an investment sum of 1.8 billion dollars. The application paperwork is currently underway.

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13.08.2018 - 18:02

Narke presents battery electric Jet-ski

The Hungarian firm has presented their concept fully electric jet-ski. First tests on the Balaton have already been completed, according to Narke. The price and the release date have not been announced yet, however.

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13.08.2018 - 17:34

TVS Motor to reveal hybrid scooter iQube

The Indian manufacturer TVS Motor will likely be presenting their new hybrid scooter later this month, called the iQube. They also plan to invest in another Indian manufacturer named Ultraviolette Automotive.

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13.08.2018 - 17:41

Porsche to make up billions in investment for EVs

The EV offensive by Porsche will cost the German automobile manufacturer billions, without a quick return on investment. For this reason, CEO Oliver Blume has announced a plan to save/make back several billion over the next three years.

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13.08.2018 - 16:56

Horiba takes over FuelCon AG

The Japanese company will be taking over the German FuelCon, which is specialised on battery and fuel cell testing. The company is based in Barleben near Magdeburg, and has specialised on building test tracks for NEVs. Several larger corporations are among their customers.

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13.08.2018 - 12:56

Tesla gearing up to bring Model 3 to Australia, NZ

Now that production has stabilised in the USA and roll-out is beginning to look more routine, Tesla has announced their next step in international roll-out: The tour that was done across Europe to help popularise the vehicle will also take place down under.

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12.08.2018 - 13:21

DLR and NASA laud e-airplane design from Munich

The German center for aerospace (DLR) has lauded the winners of the competition they organized in cooperation with NASA for design ideas regarding future flight technology. The winners were a team from the technical university in Munich.

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12.08.2018 - 12:55

Eurabus to begin assembly in Kazakhstan this year

The Berlin-based electric bus manufacturer Eurabus has announced plans to open an assembly plant in Almaty, Kazakhstan by the end of this year. They plan to produce up to 100 buses per year there. The first completed models are expected in Fall.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/08/12/teslas-former-head-of-development-returns-to-apple/
12.08.2018 12:34