Autor: Chris Randall

20.04.2018 - 19:55

100 new Nissan Leaf added to Montreal city fleet

The city car fleet of the Canadian city Montreal will be joined by 100 Nissan Leaf of the most recent generation in the coming weeks. The city currently maintains 129 fully electric vehicles in its fleet, among which are 107 first-generation Nissan Leaf.

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20.04.2018 - 19:18

Vattenfalls sights European charging network

The Swedish utility Vattenfall has started a new business unit with the purpose of becoming a leading provider of EV charging infrastructure within the next five years. The energy firm aims to expand its charging solutions Europe-wide.

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20.04.2018 - 19:52

Nidec develops E-Axle for compacts to SUVs

The Japanese electric motor manufacturer Nidec has announced the successful development of a new electric axle motor system, which consists of an electric motor, transmission and converter. This new system was developed to deal with the rising demand from the e-mobility sector.

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20.04.2018 - 18:41

Nissan launches EV offensive in Japan

Nissan has announced to release three new electric models as well as five new models using the e-Power range extender in Japan by 2022. The push is part of their Nissan M.O.V.E. to 2022 campaign for electrification and includes ride sharing.

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20.04.2018 - 17:36

Tesla to power Puerto Rico

As Puerto Rico experienced major, enduring power shortages and reconnecting the power grid will take at least another 24 hours, Tesla has jumped on the news to help expand the solar and battery grid on the island to become more self-sufficient.

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19.04.2018 - 18:47

OVO presents home V2G charger

The British energy provider OVO Energy has presented a Vehicle to Grid charger for use at home with a 6 kW charge. In the first step, it will be handed out for free to 1,000 Nissan Leaf owners this summer.

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19.04.2018 - 16:19

Inductive 200 kW charging system for buses ready

The inductive charging system specialist Momentum Dynamics from the USA has installed their first wireless charging system for electric buses with a charging capacity of 200 kW. It will be used for the Link Transit company in Wenatchee, Washington.

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19.04.2018 - 15:40

Tesla being reviewed on work safety

Tesla has received some criticism about potentially manipulated work accident statistics, and is now beinng investigated by the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health. The company is being accused of deliberately hiding workplace safety issues in their Fremont factory, which Tesla has vehemently denied.

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19.04.2018 - 15:41

VW presents I.D. R Pikes Peak this weekend

Coming Sunday, VW will be presenting the I.D. R Pikes Peak to the public, before the testing program begins a day later for the electric sports car. This was announced by VW, who also included a new image of the electric super car.

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19.04.2018 - 12:50

Sleep tight, Elon!

Elon Musk statements usually inspire a reaction, although his newest interview has given his followers a new direction. It seems that Elon admitted to sleeping in the factory, and fans have taken up to call to furnish the poor mans surroundings. 

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17.04.2018 - 19:48

E.ON expands e-mobility activity to Norway

The energy company E.ON has decided to expand their international e-mobility business unit to Norway. In the e-mobility showcase country, E.ON will be advertising its mobility business for private and corporate customers and communities in a nation-wide campaign.

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17.04.2018 - 19:14

Hubject & Daimler enable app-less charging

Daimler and Hubject have successfully completed the pilot test phase for their project Plug&Charge with charging station operator Ebee Smart Technologies. The new Smart EQ is also Daimlers first car that already is capable of using the system.

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17.04.2018 - 17:59

China drops JV requirements for foreign companies

Now it’s official, the government in Beijing has dropped the requirement for foreign car manufacturers to team up with a local joint venture partner – and sooner than expected. Specifically foreign firms making BEVs and PHEVs may begin selling in China this year.

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17.04.2018 - 13:27

Lexus considering electrification for LS and CT

Lexus has reportedly been considering integrating electric motor systems in to their flagship LS, as soon as with the current generation. Furthermore, the next generation of the Lexus CT 2020 may present some serious electric competition for Tesla.

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17.04.2018 - 13:36

Tesla interrupts Model 3 production again

Tesla has announced another 3-5 day manufacturing break for the Model 3 assembly line, this time to improve automation. Already in February, Tesla had to resort to similar measures and basically had to stop the lines in Fremont for planned upgrades.

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17.04.2018 - 12:15

Porsche Mission E available for Norway reservations

Porsche has begun accepting reservations from Norway for their first electric serial model, the Mission E, which will be available as of 2019. The company revealed the news via an email to people that had registered their interest beforehand.

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17.04.2018 - 11:05

Tesla’s Project X Rider

Remember the tv show Knight Rider, from before self-driving cars and talking devices were real? Now Tesla’s partner for custom vehicles, SS Customs has turned a Model X into KITT.

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14.04.2018 - 15:19

What VW’s change of the guard means for e-mobility

It’s confirmed, ex-BMW manager Dr Herbert Diess is taking over from Matthias Müller, and this sets things in motion. New brand groups are being introduced and the UV unit will be open for public investment. Interestingly, Diess will also head R&D. Editor-in-Chief, Peter Schwierz comments.

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14.04.2018 - 13:54

Hyundai Nexo to be sold for 69,000 euro

Hyundai has announced the price for its second fuel cell serial production: in Germany the Hyundai Nexo will cost 69,000, and qualifies for the ecological subsidy, which lowers the price by another 4,000 euro.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/04/14/hyundai-nexo-to-be-sold-for-69000-euro/
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