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May 10, 2021 - 03:32 pm

Dedicated e-truck charging site coming up in California

WattEV is building a pilot electric truck stop in California’s San Joaquin Valley, positioned near logistics fulfilment centres run by Amazon and Walmart. The mega-watt charging site will feature a solar micro-grid with battery storage, plus grid energy from PG&E.

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May 10, 2021 - 02:38 pm

BYD expands e-bus business in North America

BYD announced that Antelope Valley Transit Authority is purchasing another 16 all-electric buses. The Chinese manufacturer is also increasing its presence in North America with a new service centre on the East Coast.

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May 6, 2021 - 03:11 pm

Québec province to electrify most school buses by 2030

Canada’s province of Québec wants most pupils heading to class in yellow electric school buses by 2030, Premier François Legault announced. The province’s 2030 Plan for a Green Economy unveiled last autumn contains the target in some detail.

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May 6, 2021 - 02:27 pm

Keolis to deploy electric bendy-buses in Gothenburg

Keolis has been awarded a ten-year contract worth €150 million to run electric buses in Gothenburg, Sweden. The contract with the Västraffik transport association is due to take effect in June 2022 and involves replacing the city’s biogas and biodiesel buses.

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May 6, 2021 - 01:17 pm

Volta Trucks aims to sell 27,000 e-trucks by 2025

Volta Trucks widens its product portfolio to include all-electric trucks from 7,5 tons over 12 and 19 tons, building on its 16-ton model. The start-up’s new Road-to-Zero Emissions strategy also details a much-accelerated sales approach until 2025.

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May 5, 2021 - 02:04 pm

Moto deepens commitment to the UK Electric Highway

Motorway service station operator Moto has confirmed plans to install ultra-rapid EV chargers at all its UK sites. The installations will form part of the Electric Highway, which is among the oldest fast-charging networks in the UK.

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May 4, 2021 - 04:06 pm

The Mobility House adds grid-friendly charging module

The Mobility House has a new add-on module called “grid-friendly charging” for its ChargePilot energy management system. TMH says the feature enables grid operators to intelligently control multiple charging stations and help charge point operators save money.

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May 3, 2021 - 04:03 pm

TU Graz SafeBattery project details battery ageing

Researchers at TU Graz, together with industry partners Audi, Daimler, and AVL, have looked into the entire battery lifecycle to detail ageing processes. The SafeBattery project ultimately aims to define parameters for the re-use of discarded EV batteries.

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May 3, 2021 - 02:58 pm

DAF Trucks releases full charging station portfolio

Dutch truck manufacturer DAF Trucks, part of the US Paccar Group, now offers customers a complete range of charging stations with outputs from 20 kW to 350 kW. Mobile chargers with an output of 24 kW to 40 kW are available as well.

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May 3, 2021 - 02:42 pm

Gojek wants to make ride-hailing all-electric in Indonesia

Indonesian ride-hailing startup Gojek plans to make every car and motorcycle on its platform an electric vehicle by 2030, co-Chief Executive Kevin Aluwi told Reuters. Analysts suggest the move comes in preparation for a public listing but point out difficulties.

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May 3, 2021 - 01:44 pm

Charge4Europe and Total cooperate for ultra-rapid charging

France’s oil and gas giant Total has opened its network of high power charging stations to Charge4Europe. The JV of DKV and Innogy thus extends its reach across Europe with the agreement affecting Total pit stops in France, the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany.

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May 3, 2021 - 01:01 pm

Tier Mobility e-scooters now available in 100 cities

Tier Mobility has launched its service in Kraków, Poland and says it is the 100th city where it made its e-scooters available. Other light electric vehicles are also coming in as the Berlin-based start-up increases its multimodal share.

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Apr 21, 2021 - 02:20 pm

Battrion installs first electrode production

Battrion, a spin-off by ETH Zurich, is developing a high-performance battery that made our news last year. The start-up now announced the opening of a small-scale production line in Switzerland able to make electrodes for 20 MWh fast-charging Li-ion battery cells a year.

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Apr 21, 2021 - 01:21 pm

New York launches $85Mn Clean Transportation Prizes

Today, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo launched the New York Clean Transportation Prizes initiative offering up to $85 million through three competitions. New York State is looking for clean transportation solutions with a focus on underserved communities.

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Apr 21, 2021 - 12:51 pm

Tier continues to clean up e-scooter operations

Micromobility provider Tier Mobility has partnered with Ari Motors and Ono to electrify the fleet for operational use. Tier staff will employ electric transporters from Ari and cargo pedelecs from Ono to exchange the batteries and kick scooters in the fleet.

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