Oct 30, 2018 - 03:56 pm

Sumitomo starts electric car sharing in Stockholm

Japanese conglomerate Sumitomo that does everything from mining to managing grocery stores is taking on a new venture, electric car sharing. Not only is this a new field for them, the Tokyo-based company also chose one of the world’s toughest sharing markets – Sweden.

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Oct 27, 2018 - 01:23 pm

One million euros for Aachen startup UZE Mobility

A few days after the startup UZE Mobility announced their plan to lend out electric transporters free of charge, the company has announced a new major investor: vehicle manufacturers LUEG AG, one of the largest sales partners for Daimler in Germany, is investing €1M in UZE.

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Oct 25, 2018 - 08:59 pm

BYD, ST and Yutong share Singapore electric bus order

Singapore has contracted three companies with an order for 60 electric buses to be delivered in 2019/ 2020. The contracts went to BYD, ST Engineering and Yutong-NARI. At the same time, Singapore Power announced their plan to build 1,000 charging points in the city-state.

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Oct 25, 2018 - 07:20 pm

Apple to convert 500 VW Golf to e-shuttles

The cooperation between Apple and VW which was announced in May to develop autonomous vehicles is possibly larger than originally anticipated. According to media reports, Apple plans to include 500 modified VW Golf in their testing initiative.

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Oct 24, 2018 - 08:49 pm

London Uber to charge electric taxi fee

Uber needs their drivers to switch to electric cars in order to continue being able to drive through central London. Therefore the ride-hailing startup that is valued at over 70 billion dollars wants passengers to pay a surcharge.

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Oct 24, 2018 - 08:00 pm

First electric long distance bus in Germany

FlixBus has introduced the first fully electric bus running the long-distance in Germany. Starting this Thursday it serves four times a day between between Frankfurt and Mannheim, including stops at Frankfurt Airport and Heidelberg.

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Oct 14, 2018 - 08:49 pm

Electric van sharing free of charge coming to Germany

UZE Mobility is yet another start-up from Aachen, the town that turned into Germany’s unofficial e-mobility capital. Unlike other start-ups though, UZE Mobility want to offer their services free of charge to users as they think they found innovative revenue streams.

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Oct 9, 2018 - 03:27 pm

Bosch to launch electric van sharing service

Bosch has developed a taste for sharing. After its Coup e-scooter service is running well, the company is looking to much bigger things. Bosch wants to start lending electric vans of StreetScooter at DIY stores across Germany. If the pilot works, a wider roll-out is imminent.

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Oct 8, 2018 - 08:26 pm

40 electric buses headed for Munich

Munich’s utility Stadtwerke München (SWM) announced to procure 40 electric buses for the city’s transit operator MVG. An order has been placed with Ebusco, a Dutch company specialising in electric buses and the first six are to arrive next year.

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Sep 28, 2018 - 07:26 pm

Ford & Zotye sign ride-hailing JV deal

Ford and their Chinese partner Zotye have officially signed the contract for their planned joint venture which will provide electrified solutions for fleet operators and drivers in China to help address the fast-growing ride-hailing market.

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Sep 26, 2018 - 05:33 pm

Skoda working on mobility concepts with Prague

Škoda, the city of Prague and the Czech Technical University have agreed to implement concepts for sustainable urban mobility together in the Czech capital. Initiatives will include electric mobility and sharing offers using future Skoda EVs including scooters.

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Sep 24, 2018 - 02:53 pm

Electric bendy-buses coming to Copenhagen

Arriva Danmark has turned to VDL to order 21 electric buses. Model Citea SLFA-180 Electric is the first articulated e-bus ever to arrive in Denmark and will serve in Copenhagen starting in December 2019. Moreover, the order presents a milestone for VDL.

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Sep 20, 2018 - 06:35 pm

Hyundai presents fuel cell truck with H2E marketing deal

Hyundai has presented a new fuel cell truck named the Fuel Cell Electric Truck in Hannover, and has announced a cooperation with the Swiss hydrogen provider H2 Energy to begin next year. Over the next five years, the two will create a fleet of 1,000 vehicles, as well as bring them to market.

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https://www.electrive.com/2018/09/19/leaseplan-saic-to-bring-electric-lcv-to-europe/
19.09.2018 20:44