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13.05.2019 - 18:59

Charging networks in UK & Ireland opt for Fortum SaaS

Fortum of Finland is progressing beyond the Nordics as the company announces seven new partnerships with charge point operators in Great Britain and Ireland. The partners utilise Fortum’s cloud management solution as the company now offers software-as-a-service (SaaS).

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13.05.2019 - 09:11

Opel/Vauxhall introducing Grandland X PHEV

PSA-owned Opel/Vauxhall presents the Grandland X SUV as plug-in hybrid variant just a day after announcing the all-electric Corsa to debut on 4 June. Orders for the Grandland X will open later this year and build on Peugeot’s 3008 hybrid.

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10.05.2019 - 00:41

DPD UK takes charge of ten eVito electric vans

Mercedes-Benz has registered further interest in its electric vehicles at home and abroad: DPD will add ten eVito to its British fleet, a first in the UK. Moreover, clients in Germany have procured hybrid transporters and also join the growing circle of eActros truck testing companies.

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09.05.2019 - 23:50

e.Go Mobile starts deliveries of limited edition electric car

Electric car start-up e.GO Mobile has started deliveries of its first model e.GO Life as announced. The company handed over the so-called e.Go First Edition units to honoraries in the EV hotbed Aachen, where StreetScooter is from as well. Still, deliveries of the freely configurated models will stretch out until autumn at least.

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05.05.2019 - 21:12

Charge your electric car whilst having a pint

Okay, you should not drink and drive, yet ChargePoint Services scored a contract with a large pub company belonging to the Ei Group. It operates over 4,400 locations in the UK that will gradually become part of ChargePoint Services’ GeniePoint network.

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05.05.2019 - 19:52

Volkswagen (VWCV) presents serial cargo e-bike

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles took its smallest delivery vehicle to date to the new “micromobility expo” in Hanover. The VW Cargo e-Bike (sic!) is due to hit the road this year, and the start of serial production imminent.

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05.05.2019 - 17:25

Hyundai Kona Electric car supply running low in Europe

Hyundai exhibits problems to deliver the Kona Electric as the configurator is currently out of order in Germany due to the change over to the new model year. In other countries, orders are still possible but in places like the UK or Norway, the allocation is sold out.

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05.05.2019 - 16:37

Hyundai upgrades Ioniq electric car with more range

Hyundai reveals details of the new Ioniq edition that is expected in hybrid and plug-in hybrid variants in Europe from July, followed by the all-electric Ioniq in September. The most important innovation is the BEV’s updated battery capacity.

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05.05.2019 - 16:26

Europe: VW launches e-mobility campaign a year early

Das Auto is to be battery-electric Volkswagen keeps saying and yet, we’ve been waiting for more models to arrive. To shorten the wait or perhaps to say that there is one coming, the VW brand will launch a multi-million euro campaign to promote the ID. electric vehicle ahead of its market launch.

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05.05.2019 - 15:16

Amsterdam to ban all non-electric vehicles by 2030

The city of Amsterdam aims to ban all petrol and diesel vehicles from town by 2030 in its new Clean Air Action Plan. The city council will debate the proposal at the end of this month, followed by a six-week deadline for public comments.

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03.05.2019 - 17:35

Audi to accelerate fuel cell vehicle development

Audi wants to intensify the development of fuel cell cars, despite the mother group’s focus on battery electric mobility. Audi boss Bram Schot said: “We really want to accelerate it. We will give more priority to hydrogen fuel cells – more money, more capacity and more confidence.”

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03.05.2019 - 16:06

UK to move electric vehicle target forward to 2030?

The Committee on Climate Change that advises the British government is looking into the sales ban of petrol and diesel powered cars. The planned 2040 target must move forward, say the advisers and suggest 2035 if not 2030 as they assume ICEs and BEVs to reach price parity by mid-2020ies.

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03.05.2019 - 01:07

DPD Ireland to deliver with electric vehicles

The Irish brand of logistics operator DPD will invest 3.2 million euros in electrifying its fleet of vehicles. DPD Ireland launched the so-called ElectriCity roll-out in Dublin and says it will spread to other urban locations across Ireland over the next three years – if EV supply allows.

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02.05.2019 - 23:55

Tesla looking to raise $2 billion in fresh capital

Tesla filed for an offering of common stock and convertible notes and indicated that it would raise to 2 billion dollars. $650 million are to come in the form of new equity and the other $1.35 billion in convertible notes. Also, Elon Musk will acquire $10 million in shares.

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01.05.2019 - 21:47

Audi e-tron stars in Avenger but disguised as ICE

The release of the new Avengers movie has caused an uproar in German media. Where Audi was to star its all-electric e-Tron GT concept car, the battery electric e-tron can be heard roaring like a combustion engine – deliberately, a spokesman suggested.

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28.04.2019 - 21:43

Tesla to open Model 3 orders in UK this May

Tesla is preparing to open the order books for the Model 3 in the UK, according to Elon Musk. In a tweet, the Tesla boss said the online order page would open “around May 1 or 2”, allowing British customers to place an order before Tesla raises the price of its latest Autopilot upgrade.

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25.04.2019 - 01:19

Martin Roemheld – Head of eMobility Services Volkswagen on how mobility & energy must change

Volkswagen has made decisive steps towards emission reduction lately but what has electric car making got to do with the energy business? Everything knows Martin Roemheld, who now leads Volkswagen’s eMobility services and was instrumental in installing Elli. In strategic terms, “the target for an emission-free fleet in 2050 sets the pace for Volkswagen,” says Roemheld.

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25.04.2019 - 00:40

France: €200M to launch & legalise autonomous shuttles

France’s Transport Minister Élisabeth Borne has announced a plan to develop transit with autonomous electric vehicles. The government intends to invest a total of 200 million euros in tests with self-driving electric shuttles in 16 areas of France and to create the legal framework.

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25.04.2019 - 00:59

Ford invest $500M in Rivian, wants to use EV platform

Ford acquires a $500 million minority stake in the Rivian start-up, which remains an independent company. The investment is subject to regulatory approval. The duo has also agreed that Ford will use Rivian’s platform for a future electric vehicle.

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24.04.2019 - 23:31

Tesla reports loss in Q1, many deliveries to shift into Q2

The Tesla earnings call is out only this time it is a loss for the first time in two quarters. The electric car company reports a net loss of $702M, including $188M of non-recurring charges but also cash of $2.2 billion. The loss had been expected with Tesla saying they focussed the “attention on growth […]

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https://www.electrive.com/2019/05/14/france-renault-joins-mall-group-for-charging-sharing/
14.05.2019 21:11