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Apr 5, 2020 - 05:03 pm

Berlin: BVG builds on electric bus fleet

The Berlin transport authority BVG has added the first articulated electric bus to its fleet as part of a research project. Besides, delivery of a total of 90 e-buses ordered from Solaris has begun with the Urbino 12 Electric models about to enter service now.

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Apr 5, 2020 - 04:08 pm

ACEA demands 90,000 electric truck charge points by 2030

The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) is calling for binding targets for charging infrastructure for zero-emission trucks. They released new data on the number of charging points and H2 re-filling stations required to meet the EU’s 2025 and 2030 CO2 targets for heavy-duty vehicles.

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Apr 5, 2020 - 03:36 pm

Ford adjusts UK prices for Mustang Mach-E SUV

Ford has revealed final UK prices for its new Mustang Mach-E and first deliveries will start before the year’s end. The entry-level model with a 76kWh battery is priced from £40,270. The extended-range version is £49,900 and has a 99kWh battery pack.

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Apr 3, 2020 - 06:43 pm

Honda to use GM’s new electric vehicle platform

Honda will use GM’s recently introduced new electric vehicle platform with Ultium batteries as both manufacturers now agreed to develop two BEV models for Honda together. General Motors will make the new electric cars for Honda at its plants in North America.

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Apr 3, 2020 - 04:56 pm

Battery 2030 – smart, sustainable & chemistry-neutral

The European large-scale research initiative Battery 2030+ presents its roadmap to inventing the green batteries of the future. The Fraunhofer R&D Center for Electromobility at the Fraunhofer ISC in Wuerzburg coordinates the project that defines three key areas.

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Apr 3, 2020 - 03:13 pm

E-scooter maker Kumpan Electric gets €3M for expansion

InnoEnergy is investing around three million euros in e-bility, the manufacturer behind the German electric scooter brand Kumpan Electric. The goals of the cooperation are the further development of e-bility’s product and service range and faster market launch in other European countries.

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Apr 3, 2020 - 01:09 pm

Audi A8 won’t come as electric car

Audi is backing away from its initial idea of making its next-generation A8 sedan a battery-electric vehicle. Instead, the A8 will have a plug-in hybrid version with a more extended range.

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Apr 3, 2020 - 12:28 pm

Tesla production & delivery report Q1/2020

Tesla delivered 88,400 electric cars in the first quarter of the year despite the Covid-19 crisis. It is significantly more than analysts had expected given the current situation, although it is less than in the final quarter of 2019.

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Mar 19, 2020 - 04:27 pm

VWCV: “e-Bulli will be available to buy for real”

VW Commercial Vehicles digitally delivers new details on the e-Bulli based on the T1 announced at the beginning of March. The release makes clear, the electrified classic won’t remain a one-off as VWVC’s partner eClassics offers conversions.

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Mar 19, 2020 - 03:35 pm

Hyzon Motors: New fuel cell commercial vehicle maker

The Horizon Fuel Cell Group has launched Hyzon Motors, a hydrogen vehicle company focused on heavy-duty FCEVs and specifically fuel cell stacks exceeding 100kW. Hyzon’s vehicle line due to launch this year is to include trucks from 15-40 tonnes.

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Mar 19, 2020 - 01:57 pm

Nissan to electrify all product lines in Japan

Nissan is gearing up to electrify all new and redesigned models to hit the Japanese market starting in the fiscal year 2020 under tighter emissions rules, local media has learned. There is also news on the upcoming models.

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Mar 19, 2020 - 01:15 pm

Electric carmaker Nio is lacking liquidity

The Chinese electric vehicle maker Nio raised substantial doubt in its ability to continue its business due to on-going financial difficulties that have been exacerbated by the coronavirus. The reduced EV subsidies in China also played a part.

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Mar 18, 2020 - 05:21 pm

NYC re-legalises e-bikes amid Corona crisis

While most movements are restricted, the Covid-19 pandemic has some positive effects. New York City just shelved its ban on electric bicycles to help support food deliveries during the coronavirus crisis.

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Mar 18, 2020 - 05:03 pm

Lamp post charging solution from India

There’s a curbside charging solution from India as Magenta Power unveils a street lamp charge post. The ChargeGrid Flare, designed in partnership with Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) is for the Indian market first.

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Mar 18, 2020 - 03:27 pm

Northvolt delivers largest order to date to Epiroc

Northvolt has delivered its most significant order of battery systems to Epiroc. The mining company will integrate the Li-ion cells into its mid-sized drilling family. The order represents the first commercial roll-out of Northvolt’s latest generation of the battery system, the Swedes said.

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Mar 18, 2020 - 02:07 pm

Hyundai raises range of Kona EV made in Europe

Hyundai has increased range of the Kona Electric with 64 kWh battery from 449 to 484 kilometres (WLTP). That’s 35 km more, and the gains have been achieved by mostly mechanical means. Besides, a rear-mounted bicycle carrier is now also available.

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Mar 18, 2020 - 01:51 pm

BMW confirms electric car in upcoming 7-series

BMW has now officially confirmed that the next-gen 7 Series will include a fully electric model for the first time but not exclusively as a BEV. However, there is still no official confirmation for the presumed battery-electric version for the 5-series.

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