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Sep 11, 2021 - 04:04 pm

Hyzon & HongYun sign leasing agreement in China

US manufacturer Hyzon Motors has signed a memorandum of understanding with logistics and leasing group Shanghai Hydrogen HongYun Automotive for the purchase of 500 fuel cell trucks. The initial order of 100 is expected to be placed this year.

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Sep 11, 2021 - 03:33 pm

Johnson Matthey & OnTo launch recycling cooperation

The British chemical company Johnson Matthey is cooperating with OnTo Technology, a developer of battery recycling solutions. The aim of the partnership is to further develop OnTo’s patented recycling process ‘Cathode Healing’. The focus is on battery waste that is already generated during production.

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Sep 10, 2021 - 01:55 pm

Nobina orders 122 electric buses from Volvo

Volvo Buses has received three orders from operator Nobina for a total of 122 electric buses for use in the Swedish cities of Gothenburg, Malmö and Hässleholm. The Volvo 7900 Electric and 7900 Electric Articulated are scheduled for delivery in 2022 and 2023.

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Sep 10, 2021 - 01:26 pm

EASA approves Skycharge solution

The Skycharge solution developed by Green Motion and Pipistrel was recently approved by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) as the world’s first OEM-independent electric aircraft charging station.

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Sep 10, 2021 - 01:10 pm

Kia releases new Sportage PHEV SUV

Kia has presented a version of its SUV model Sportage specially designed for Europe, which is also offered as a plug-in hybrid for the first time. The PHEV drive is known from other Kia models, but the design concept of the Sportage is new.

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Sep 10, 2021 - 12:40 pm

XEV launches serial production of 3-D printed mini-EV

The Italian start-up XEV unveiled the production version of its 3D-printed electric small car Yoyo at the IAA Mobility. Sales are now also starting on the home market in Italy. At a minimum of 13,900 euros before subsidies, prices are significantly higher than originally announced.

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Sep 10, 2021 - 12:30 pm

Volvo extends electric range of their PHEV lineup

Volvo has upgraded the plug-in hybrid powertrains of the large SPA platform. In the Recharge models of the 60 and 90 series, not only is the electric range expected to increase to up to 90 kilometres, but the system performance has also been increased somewhat.

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Sep 10, 2021 - 11:24 am

Nio launches European debut of the ET7

Nio has presented its ET7 electric sedan, unveiled in China earlier this year, in Germany – and Europe – for the first time. Nio also confirms that the ET7 will be the first model to be launched in Germany in 2022.

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Sep 9, 2021 - 03:19 pm

Sono Motors launches community car-sharing

Sono Motors has announced that it will expand its community car-sharing service beyond its Sion to include all vehicles. Theoretically, this means that all cars can be offered for sharing via Sono’s car-sharing service – within a trusted community.

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Sep 9, 2021 - 02:54 pm

Li-Cycle announces plans for fourth battery recycling plant

The Canadian company Li-Cycle has announced its fourth commercial recycling plant for lithium-ion batteries. The new plant in Tuscaloosa in the US state of Alabama is expected to start operations in mid-2022. The Mercedes plant there will probably be an important supplier.

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Sep 9, 2021 - 02:31 pm

Solid Power to build new plant in Colorado

The US solid-state battery specialist Solid Power, backed by Ford and BMW, has announced a second production facility in Thornton in the US state of Colorado. The main purpose of the plant is to produce solid electrolyte material.

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Sep 9, 2021 - 01:06 pm

Rising sales for BEVs and PHEVs built in China

China’s electric car manufacturers recorded rising sales figures for electric cars and plug-in hybrids in August. BYD surpassed the 60,000 new electric vehicle (NEV) sales mark for the first time. By comparison, Tesla sold 44,264 of its vehicles manufactured in China last month.

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Sep 9, 2021 - 12:38 pm

Performance ID.3 could release in 2022

VW is also planning a performance variant for the ID.3. Brand manager Ralf Brandstätter confirmed this in an interview on the sidelines of the IAA. The basis for the model, presumably called ID.3 GTX, is already known.

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Sep 8, 2021 - 04:17 pm

First ship fitted with ZES battery containers hits the water

The Dutch company Zero Emission Services (ZES) has launched the first vessel bearing its exchangeable battery containers, so-called ZES packs, onboard, effectively turning the ship into an electric boat. The Alphenaar now operates between Alphen aan den Rijn and Moerdijk on behalf of the Heineken brewery.

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Sep 8, 2021 - 02:34 pm

Quantron to launch BEV bus & cooperation with Ballard

Ballard Power Systems and Quantron AG become strategic partners in the development of fuel-cell powered trucks. Independently of this, Quantron announces that it will launch a twelve-metre-long low-floor bus as a BEV – and a little later also as an FCEV – from the end of the year.

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Sep 8, 2021 - 01:16 pm

Toyota announces major battery investment

Toyota plans to invest a total of 1.5 trillion yen (about 11.5 billion euros) in expanding its battery production and battery development by 2030. In addition, Toyota is increasing its battery production target from 180 GWh to at least 200 GWh by 2030.

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Sep 8, 2021 - 12:03 pm

Cupra to go emissions-free by 2030

Cupra aims to become a fully electric brand by 2030 – Seat will then continue to offer internal combustion engines and hybrids. In the meantime, Cupra has started production of its first fully electric Born model at the German plant in Zwickau.

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Sep 8, 2021 - 10:57 am

Porsche Taycan tuning now available

Tuning company RevoZport offers Porsche Taycan owners an upgrade for their electric sports car. The eye-catching body kits are dubbed the Taycan Revoluzione and Taycan GT-Z but leave the car’s innards untouched.

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Sep 7, 2021 - 03:59 pm

Microlino 2.0 launches with three battery options

Micro Mobility Systems presented the series Microlino 2.0 at the IAA Mobility. The light electric vehicle will be available in the three editions Urban, Dolce and Competizione and with three battery versions for a range of 95, 175 and 230 kilometres respectively. Production is set to start this year.

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Sep 7, 2021 - 12:58 pm

BMW hits up the IAA loaded with electric two-wheelers

BMW presented several concepts for electric mobility on two wheels at the IAA in Munich. With these vehicles, the German company wants to cover various aspects of urban mobility – and in doing so, go beyond the currently permissible legal framework.

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https://www.electrive.com/2021/09/11/new-york-begins-installation-of-chargers-in-municipal-garages/
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