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Feb 3, 2023 - 03:22 pm

Mellor scores another e-bus order from Sweden

British bus manufacturer Mellor has received an order from Sweden. Public transport operator Connect Bus orders 42 electric buses of the Sigma line, which Mellor debuted in 2021. The minibuses on order are headed for Gothenburg.

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Feb 3, 2023 - 02:45 pm

Daimler to deliver new e-buses for VAG Nuremberg

German public transport operator VAG Nuremberg has ordered 46 eCitaro from Mercedes-Benz. The 16 electric solo buses and 30 articulated models will gradually go into service this year, turning almost half of VAG’s fleet to zero-emission.

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Feb 1, 2023 - 05:00 pm

Wolfspeed & ZF move ahead with European SiC factory

The US semiconductor manufacturer Wolfspeed has confirmed previously leaked plans to build a plant for SiC semiconductors in Saarland with local supplier ZF. The highly automated 200 mm wafer plant will be the company’s first “fab facility” in Europe and is expected to be the most modern of its kind.

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Feb 1, 2023 - 04:42 pm

The Mobility House shows how to earn from EV batteries

The Mobility House (TMH) has, for the first time, proven that electric vehicle batteries can take part in energy market trading and achieve four-digit revenues per vehicle. The key is in the EVs’ flexibility as mobile storage units, just the experimental set-up was stationery.

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Feb 1, 2023 - 02:49 pm

CA: Sonoma County buys more Proterra electric buses

Sonoma County in California announced the purchase of ten battery-electric buses by Proterra to replace ten compressed natural gas buses. The new buses shall arrive in the summer of 2024 and join six other all-electric buses expected to arrive in June.

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Feb 1, 2023 - 02:33 pm

BMW teams up with Evergo for charging network in Mexico

BMW is joining forces with Evergo in Mexico to build more than 4,000 public charging stations for electric vehicles in the country over the next five years. The companies have slated a $ 200 million investment and are looking into both AC and DC charging.

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Jan 30, 2023 - 04:59 pm

NL: Park ‘n Charge to double charging network

Dutch charge point operator Park’ n Charge announces financing of €16.4 mn through Rabobank. The company wants to spend the money on doubling its network of six thousand charging stations in the Netherlands in the next two years.

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Jan 30, 2023 - 03:34 pm

Kempower & TSG bundle offers in Europe and Africa

Finnish charging hardware manufacturer Kempower has signed a non-exclusive distribution and service framework agreement with TSG, a provider of technical solutions for sustainable mobility. They aim to deliver fast charging solutions to 32 countries in Europe and Africa.

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Jan 30, 2023 - 03:01 pm

Tariff changes at Mercedes Me Charge

Mercedes-Benz will adjust charging rates for its Mercedes Me Charge service from 01 March, mostly upwards. Among other things, charging at Ionity high-power station will get significantly more expensive in two of the three tariffs.

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Jan 30, 2023 - 12:18 pm

NYC: Ride-hailing companies must turn 100% EV by 2030

Uber, Lyft and Co. must manage entirely electric car fleets by 2030 if they want to continue to offer ride-hailing in New York City. Mayor Eric Adams’ announcement will affect 100,000 vehicles in one of the world’s largest markets for-hire vehicles.

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Jan 26, 2023 - 03:54 pm

SEA Electric teams up with Ampol for charging services

The Australian petroleum company Ampol has partnered with SEA Electric to offer integrated charging solutions in their home market. SEA specialises in commercial electric vehicles and hopes to add access to charging services to the range with Ampol.

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Jan 26, 2023 - 02:47 pm

Nikola Motor founds hydrogen energy brand HYLA

HYLA is Nikola Motor’s new brand for the company’s energy products and is charged with producing, distributing and dispensing hydrogen to fuel its zero-emissions trucks. Five sites in the US have been designated to develop access to up to 300 metric tons per day of hydrogen.

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Jan 26, 2023 - 02:03 pm

Onto raises £100 mn to continue EV subscriptions

Electric car subscription service Onto raises £100 million (nearly €114 mn) from global investment group CDPQ and asset manager Pollen Street. This will enable Onto to expand the UK fleet; however, internationalisation appears to be on the back burner.

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Jan 23, 2023 - 05:35 pm

Volkswagen and OVO Energy launch V2X trial in the UK

INFLEXION is a new consortium comprising Volkswagen UK, OVO Energy, and its platform provider Kaluza. Using hardware by Indra, the partners aim to launch vehicle-to-everything solutions that could save drivers over £420 a year, and Ovo told us more.

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Jan 23, 2023 - 03:56 pm

Hitachi completes major fleet charging trial Optimise Prime

In the UK, the fleet charging project Optimise Prime has come to an end. The trials began in July 2021, led by Hitachi Europe and UK Power Networks, with over 8,000 electric vehicles from Centrica, Uber and Royal Mail. The findings will help all parties to understand better what large-scale rollouts require.

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Jan 23, 2023 - 03:33 pm

Volkswagen publishes findings from smart charging pilot

Volkswagen’s energy business Elli and German grid operator Mitnetz Strom started a pilot in the summer of 2022 to optimise charging processes in line with the grid. They aimed to achieve efficient and environmentally-friendly interaction between distributors and VW electric vehicles. Here’s the result.

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Jan 21, 2023 - 05:42 pm

Hertz Electrifies launches major EV fleet in Denver

Rental car company Hertz announced a new public-private partnership called Hertz Electrifies in the USA. Starting in Denver, Colorada, Hertz aspires to work with US mayors to bring thousands of electric cars and data-based infrastructure into American cities as part of a larger scheme.

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Jan 21, 2023 - 05:02 pm

GM reveals mildly hybrid Corvette E-Ray

General Motors now offers its Corvette sports car with a small e-motor, primarily designed to “enhance the driving experience” and turn the vehicle into AWD at times. However, the hybrid Corvette E-Ray will eventually be followed by a fully electric Corvette based on GM’s Ultium platform.

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Jan 20, 2023 - 04:11 pm

“Orchard of Europe” edges toward 100% electric transport

Volvo Trucks has delivered 15 refrigerated electric trucks to Grupo Primafrio. The trucks of type Volvo FH Electric will collect fruits and vegetables in the Spanish Murcia region, known as the Orchard of Europe. The Group says this transitions its regional operations to 100% electric. 

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Jan 20, 2023 - 03:27 pm

ZeroAvia hydrogen-electric aircraft takes off for testing

ZeroAvia, an electric aircraft propulsion specialist, has achieved the next milestone as the company announces the maiden flight of its testbed hydrogen aircraft HyFlyer II. The plane took off from Cotswold Airport in England and remains the world’s largest hydrogen-electric aircraft.

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https://www.electrive.com/2023/02/03/mellor-scores-another-e-bus-order-from-sweden/
03.02.2023 15:47