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24.03.2019 - 22:54

Ukraine: Uber launches electric car fleet in Kiev

The mobility company Uber has launched its service UberGreen in Kiev. In the Ukrainian capital, 200 electric cars of different makes are to take to the streets and the company expects 10,000 people using the service by the end of April. Yet in other cities, progress has been slow.

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20.03.2019 - 23:35

UK: BP Chargemaster open large rapid-charge hub

BP Chargemaster and its network arm Polar have opened what they claim to be Britain’s biggest rapid-charge hub in Milton Keynes. Up to eight electric vehicles can charge with up to 50 kW at the multi-standard stations. The set-up uses existing facilities.

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12.03.2019 - 19:58

PL: Innogy to launch e-car-sharing with 500 BMW i3

The Polish branch of charging network provider Innogy will launch an electric car-sharing in Warsaw deploying 500 BMW i3 vehicles this April. The sheer size of the fleet sets the offer among the largest e-car clubs in Europe, and Innogy plans to increase infrastructure alongside.

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12.03.2019 - 18:14

DE: Porsche to invest €600M to build electric Macan

Porsche has selected the plant in Leipzig for another push towards electrification. 600 million euros for what will be the fifth expansion of the site in Saxony, former East Germany, are to help Porsche to set course on manufacturing future electric models.

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11.03.2019 - 23:00

Ikea Australia commits to 100% EV fleet by 2025

IKEA Australia is electrifying its entire fleet with a commitment to have quit internal combustion engines for all delivery and assembly vehicles nationally by 2025. IKEA Australia has a fleet of around 100 trucks to swap for EVs.

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11.03.2019 - 22:11

Swiss eQooder with Zero Motorcycles tech coming out

Swiss Quadro Vehicles has brought the eQooder to its home show in Geneva. The flexible four-wheeler builds on a quad but incorporates EV technology from Zero Motorcycles. It remains a little unclear what species the LEV will last belong to, but the on-sale is set.

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10.03.2019 - 17:19

ABB teams up with former Statoil in Norway

ABB is to install fast-charging stops in Norway at existing petrol stations run by what was formerly Statoil, now Circle K. The latter is making a business case to turn gas stations into “energy stations” across the country.

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07.03.2019 - 22:35

Electric vehicle sales in Great Britain: ups and downs

The market for electric cars or all plug-ins in the UK has been a tough one. The former grande auto nation remains reluctant to buy into e-mobility, partly because models with left-hand drive were slow to arrive. But when they did, sales went up as our graph shows.

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07.03.2019 - 13:38

Harley-Davidson upgrades electric motorbike range

It is not “just” cars at Geneva; there are some exciting two-wheelers as well. Take Harley-Davidson and the LiveWire. The electric motorcycle received yet another upgrade as H-D specifies more range. On top, e-bike concepts are on show, and Harley just bought into the market for the youngest easy riders ever.

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07.03.2019 - 12:20

Tesla presents next-gen Supercharger V3 (video)

Tesla has introduced the 3rd generation of its Supercharger. New power cabinets with 1 MW power and liquid-cooled cables enable peak rates of up to 250 kW for each charging electric vehicle at the new Supercharger locations, so no more splitting power.

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06.03.2019 - 20:48

Battery cell production in Europe: a view from France

We reported on the Franco-German initiative to establish Europe’s very own battery cell production extensively. But who are the key players and their arguments in France specifically and most importantly, where could a facility best be built? An overview by our Paris correspondent Cora Werwitzke.

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04.03.2019 - 21:40

Swiss & Austrian Post commit to electrify fleets

The EV100 initiative of the Climate Group organisation has received four new members, namely the Swiss Post, Austrian Post, Portugal’s EDP and Meridian Energy from New Zealand. They all pledge to further electrify their service fleets by 2030.

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04.03.2019 - 20:27

Germany releases extra €180M to fund electric buses

The German Ministry for the Environment (BMU) is providing an additional 180 million euros for the purchase of electric buses to select cities exceeding the NOx levels set within the EU. Other towns may also apply for a share of the remaining funds.

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03.03.2019 - 20:16

Oslo: Charging electric cars no longer free of charge

Electric car drivers in the capital of Norway must now pay for charging. Oslo has started the conversion of about 1,300 public charging points in the city to be able to charge a fee. The aim is not so much to cash in but to keep EVs from parking for free without charging.

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27.02.2019 - 20:46

Netherlands reach highest EV share in EU in 2018

The VCÖ, Austria’s transport organisation similar to Britain’s AA or Germany’s ADAC, published data on electric vehicles registrations in the European Union in 2018 along with curious observations. With Norway set aside, the Netherlands registered the highest EV share, followed by Austria.

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26.02.2019 - 21:35

Tesla Model Y to debut at Auto Shanghai?

Chinese media outlets report that Tesla is planning to debut their much-expected Model Y this April in China at the Auto Shanghai. It would be an unusual move, given that the launch events usually create quite the stir but in California.

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25.02.2019 - 20:51

London opens £23m van scrappage fund

First promised late last year, London has opened its scrapping fund to help microbusinesses and charities get rid of their older vans and minibuses and switch to cleaner vehicles. Worth 23 million pounds, the “scrap for cash” options are more attractive than expected.

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21.02.2019 - 22:44

Scania to test autonomous e-buses in Sweden

Scania and Scandinavian public transport operator Nobina have started preparations for a trial with fully autonomous electric buses to begin in 2020. Two Scania Citywide LF electric buses will be tested on a stretch of regular road in Stockholm.

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19.02.2019 - 23:47

Video tip: Audi e-tron climbs legendary downhill course

Audi has sent the e-tron into an uphill battle on the legendary downhill racecourse Streif in Austria. With an 85 per cent gradient, the ‘Mausefalle’ (mice trap) is the steepest section of the spectacular slope, so the electric car needed considerate tuning.

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19.02.2019 - 23:44

PSA adds options for electric car drivers to Free2Move

The PSA Group is adding new features to its Free2move mobility service for electric vehicle users. The new ‘Charging Pass’ feature helps to locate and unlock over 85,000 charging stations in Europe. There is also a novel route planner designed for electric cars.

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19.02.2019 - 22:13

Air France converts belt vehicles at CDG airport

The airline Air France announces a cooperation agreement with the French battery recycling start-up CarWatt. The partners aim to replace diesel engines in vehicles used to load and unload luggage with EVs made from recycled materials, including 2nd life batteries.

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14.02.2019 - 20:07

GM reveals e-bike brand Ariv to launch in Europe

GM had announced plans for a pedelec line last year, and now the American carmaker is ready to launch under the label Ariv. The first two pedal-assist models, one of them a folding bike, are due to arrive in Europe’s strongest e-bike markets in summer.

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https://www.electrive.com/2019/03/24/ukraine-uber-to-launch-electric-car-fleet-in-kiev/
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