Autor: Nora Manthey

15.07.2019 - 22:15

Hydrofoiling: This electric speed boat got wings (video)

The Swedish firm Candela has developed an electric speed boat that is hydrofoiling, so it is sort of flying. Top speed is 30 knots (55 kph) and the 40 kWh battery enables a range of more than 50 nautical miles (93 km) – and, they’ve taken it to series production.

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15.07.2019 - 00:28

Is Dyson just full of hot air?

A little dispute has swept the press that talks of a disagreement between Honda and yet-to-turn electric carmaker Dyson. The latter says they had proposed to use parts of Honda’s factory in Swindon. The Japanese politely declined.

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14.07.2019 - 23:30

Canada awards millions to charging network at pit stops

The Government of Canada is awarding $4.6-million to Suncor’s Petro-Canada subsidiary for building 92 electric vehicle fast-chargers. Suncor that specialises in synthetic crude from oil sands thus becomes part of Canada’s effort to install a coast-to-coast charging network.

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11.07.2019 - 23:45

May Mobility makes wheelchair-accessible e-shuttle

May Mobility that partners with Magna and has select funders such as BMW iVentures or Toyota AI onboard is moving its autonomous electric vehicle concept forward. To be exact, the company is developing a wheelchair-accessible prototype of its self-driving electric shuttle.

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10.07.2019 - 20:58

Nissan launches first V2G charging system in Chile

Nissan has launched Latin America’s first bi-directional charging system in Chile in cooperation with Enel X and the Energy Sustainability Agency. In addition to the Nissan Leaf, a 3 kW solar panel will also be used for the Vehicle-to-Grid project.

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04.07.2019 - 20:18

Sweden: Uniti offers Founders Series electric car

Swedish startup Uniti that is backed by the likes of Siemens, Kuka or BorgWarner has opened the online orders for the Founders’ Edition in a limited series. If you order and pay this year, you will get the small electric car before the regular roll-out begins.

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03.07.2019 - 00:20

Tesla tops delivery and production records in Q2 2019

Tesla appears to have recovered from a more disappointing Q1 as the electric car firm says it set new production and delivery records during the second quarter of this year. Stocks surged 7% as a response. Tesla also hinted at a strong Q3, saying it has a backlog of orders.

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02.07.2019 - 23:50

Ola Electric Mobility becomes India’s newest unicorn

Technology group Softbank is investing the equivalent of 250 million US dollars in Ola Electric Mobility (OEM), the vehicle arm of India’s largest ride-hailing firm. This makes Ola Electric a “Unicorn”, which means that it is now valued at more than $1Bn.

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27.06.2019 - 21:23

UK: E-buses for Stagecoach powered by Tesla Powerpacks

In the UK, Stagecoach is now using Tesla Powerpacks to reduce the cost of charging a large fleet of electric buses. Energy company Zenobe has installed 78 stationery batteries and several charging stations at Stagecoach’s bus depot in Guildford, a town in southern England.

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23.06.2019 - 21:21

ABB showcases first electric truck in Switzerland

ABB presented the first electric truck in Berne. By the end of 2022, the company plans to convert its fleet to zero-emission vehicles gradually in Switzerland. The current three-axe model was developed together with E-Force One but runs on ABB technology.

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23.06.2019 - 21:53

Electric aircraft by H55 takes off for 90 minutes

The Swiss electric aircraft startup H55 by solar pioneer André Borschberg has completed its maiden flight. Manufactured by BRM Aero and powered by the H55 propulsion system, the Bristell Energic is an all-electric aircraft with two seats for pilot training that can stay in the air for 90 minutes.

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23.06.2019 - 20:58

JLR reveals details of future MLA architecture

Jaguar Land Rover has revealed details on electric models to follow the Jaguar I-Pace to investors. New cars will share a new platform called Modular Longitudinal Architecture (MLA) that accommodates all-electric drives, plug-in hybrids and mild hybrids.

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19.06.2019 - 23:14

Berlin public transport BVG orders 90 Solaris e-buses

The state of Berlin and public transit operator BVG are pushing ahead with the ramp-up phase for the procurement of electric buses and are purchasing a further 90 EVs. Polish manufacturer Solaris secured the contract and will deliver from spring 2020.

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18.06.2019 - 21:38

USA: CLT Airport also opts for Proterra electric buses

North Carolina’s airport Charlotte Douglas International (CLT) has purchased five Proterra electric buses with 125 kW charging systems. CLT is the ninth airport to buy e-buses for ground transport from Proterra and joins a growing list of major US airports electrifying their fleets.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/07/15/hydrofoiling-this-electric-speed-boat-got-wings-video/
15.07.2019 22:15