Autor: Nora Manthey

19.09.2018 - 20:32

California to ban early EV adopters from HOV lanes

Early adopters of electric vehicles will be red listed next year as they are losing an early privilege in California. The state will replace the green and white stickers that permitted access to HOV lanes with red ones, only those will not be available to all.

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19.09.2018 - 19:54

Volkswagen debuts 5 electric commercial vehicles

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles follows the parent company’s lead and is electrifying mightily. They brought no less than five world debuts to Hanover that range from electric transporters over a cargo e-bike to a fuel cell van.

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19.09.2018 - 18:03

USA: Daimler investing millions into Proterra

U.S. busmaker Proterra has closed a funding round under Daimler’s lead with 155 million dollars. While the investment of Daimler is undisclosed, it is confirmed that the deal has the potential to whirl the electric school bus market up to new heights.

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19.09.2018 - 15:14

Samsung’s robot charging unit EVAR (video)

Electric car enthusiast Bjørn Nyland has tracked down a robot that is a bit bizarre. The Electric Vehicle Automatic Recharging (EVAR) device serves at the Samsung C-lab in South Korea, and of course, there is a video.

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19.09.2018 - 14:10

Ford Transit PHEV debuts in Hanover

Ford has taken the wraps off their Transit Custom PHEV at the IAA Commercial Vehicles. The van is now ready to go serial and Ford aims to start volume production in the second half of 2019.

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19.09.2018 - 14:01

BYD pushing to increase battery production capacity

BYD has announced their plan to construct a battery factory with an annual capacity of 30 GWh in Xi’an, the capital of Shaanxi province. Its size will place it among the country’s “super factories” and is part of a wider push by BYD to increase production.

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19.09.2018 - 12:43

Ferrari’s first SUV Purosangue confirmed hybrid

Italy’s foremost sports carmaker is looking to launch their first SUV. The Purosangue which Ferrari prefers to call a Crossover or “FUV” is set to hit the market by 2022. Despite its name it will not be so pure blooded though as Ferrari has a hybrid drive lined up.

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18.09.2018 - 18:45

Europe: Kia confirms e-Niro range as close to 500 km

Kia has received the official WLTP range data for the European version of the all-electric Niro, which will be called e-Niro. The crossover electric car will make its first apearance on the continent at the Paris Motor Show and hit the market shortly after.

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18.09.2018 - 16:40

Download: E-Mobility Guide IAA Commercial Vehicles

Are you planning to visit the IAA Commercial Vehicles? Our guide may help. We point you to everything there is to see in electric transport be it electric trucks, the latest concept vehicle or new charging equipment – all at a glance.

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18.09.2018 - 15:43

JV for electrified trucks by Traton and Hino

Traton, formerly Volkswagen Truck & Bus, and Hino have announced new details of their strategic partnership. They intend to pool their strengths when it comes to electric transport and are also planning to set up a joint venture for procurement.

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18.09.2018 - 07:55

Audi presents their first electric car e-tron in California

Audi has put a lot of effort into the e-tron and it looks like it has paid off. Their first electric car premiered in San Francisco today and has what it takes to truly rival Tesla. Moreover, the model sends a message from VW saying, they can do more than just cheating on emissions.

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17.09.2018 - 21:47

Electrification of Amsterdam Pride yielding results

Just a few weeks ago, we reported on a joint initiative of EV Box, the City of Amsterdam and utility NUON for the Amsterdam Pride parade. They dressed the town’s charging station in fancy rainbow colour and promised to donate all profits made on this day to an LGBTQ* organisation. This has come out of […]

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17.09.2018 - 19:58

Wabco to premier recuperating electric trailer

Wabco will present the prototype of its first electric trailer at the IAA Commercial Vehicles this week. The eTrailer has an intelligent electric motor control and can recuperate energy in order to support a towing vehicle or to operate equipment.

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17.09.2018 - 19:27

Germany: First fuel cell train takes up regular service

A hydrogen fuel cell train built by Alstom has taken up regular service in Germany – a world’s first, the company claims. They had tested the Coradia iLint since 2017 and the train is now ready to carry passengers across Lower Saxony as a regular service.

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17.09.2018 - 15:23

The end of a lifetime of free Supercharging

Tesla has ended the offer of free charging at Superchargers for a lifetime for new buyers. Those getting their hands on a Model 3 or S or X must pay extra for charging from now on. That is, if they get their car at all as CEO Elon Musk has found Tesla to be in […]

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17.09.2018 - 14:30

ZF electric drive axle for zero emission buses arrives in UK & US

London’s red double-decker buses will soon approach silently. Busmaker Optare has ordered the AxTrax AVE electric portal axle from ZF to equip 31 buses. Also in the States ZF announces a new chapter in their existing partnership with New Flyer as they are to equip 100 buses with ZF’s technology.

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17.09.2018 - 14:58

Porsche presents modular fast-charging solution

Porsche Engineering has developed a fast charging system with modular building blocks so that it fits charge parks of various sizes and takes into account the grid and visitor frequency. It builds on the 800-Volt technology also used in their high power charging solution.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/09/12/new-faraday-battery-challenge-to-kick-off-in-great-britain/
12.09.2018 18:33