Nov 21, 2022 - 10:40 am

Paris considers a ban on e-scooters

Electric scooter providers Lime, Dott and Tier operate around 15,000 rental scooters in the French capital, but their licences expire in March 2023, and the city council is considering not renewing the permits due to safety concerns.

Continue reading
Nov 18, 2022 - 11:50 am

Bird may come crashing down

After withdrawing from Germany and other countries, the US bike & scooter rental company Bird announced that its sales for the last two years were overstated due to incorrect bookings. A bankruptcy filing cannot be ruled out.

Continue reading

– ADVERTISEMENT –


– ADVERTISEMENT –


Nov 9, 2022 - 05:09 pm

Tesla issues OTA to prevent another major recall

Tesla has to navigate rough terrain as it encounters a potential issue with its steer assist system, which could affect 40,000 vehicles in the US. Rather than recalling the Model S and Model X cars, however, Tesla is literally countersteering and issued an over-the-air update.

Continue reading
Nov 8, 2022 - 07:08 pm

Arrival still bogged down in launch difficulties

Things at the British electric vehicle start-up Arrival apparently continue to be anything but smooth. After the strategic reorientation of the company, there are now media reports that an Arrival electric delivery van caught fire during a demonstration for the customer UPS.

Continue reading

– ADVERTISEMENT –


Nov 7, 2022 - 11:25 am

Volvo issues recall for 15,000 vehicles in the USA

Volvo has to repair 15,674 vehicles of various plug-in hybrid models in the USA. Incorrect commands can occur in the cooling circuit of the electric drive due to faulty software logic, which causes the combustion engine not to start, resulting in a loss of drive power.

Continue reading

– ADVERTISEMENT –


Nov 2, 2022 - 03:43 pm

Mercedes expands EQC recall in China

In February, Beijing Benz, the joint venture of BAIC Motor and Mercedes-Benz, announced a recall for the EQC electric model after dozens of owners complained about engine problems. However, it seems that this recall was insufficient, as it has now been expanded.

Continue reading

– ADVERTISEMENT –


Oct 28, 2022 - 11:39 am

VinFast issues recall in Vietnam

Vietnamese newcomer VinFast is recalling around a third of its electric cars sold to date on the domestic market. Specifically, the recall affects 730 units of the VF e34 model, in which the side impact sensors must be replaced.

Continue reading
Oct 25, 2022 - 05:21 pm

Siemens bans private EV charging at company branches

Siemens employees will no longer be able to charge their private electric cars at their employer’s locations from 2023. Since a corresponding company agreement expires at the end of the year, free charging will probably be discontinued – even against payment, private electric cars can no longer be charged in the future.

Continue reading
Oct 24, 2022 - 09:19 pm

Renault mocks Tesla Semi announcements

In light of the delayed market launch of the Tesla Semi, Renault Trucks has called out Tesla with an ad of their own. The clip shows a worker putting up a billboard advertisement for the Tesla Semi before getting into his own Renault electric truck, making light of the fact that Tesla has not been […]

Continue reading
Oct 24, 2022 - 11:46 am

Bird to withdraw from some markets due to supply issues

Bird says it has decided “to fully exit three European countries (Germany, Sweden, and Norway), and to wind down operations in several dozen additional” without specifying which. Bird adds that a lack of regulatory frameworks, resulted in an oversupply of vehicles, making it difficult to compete.

Continue reading
Oct 20, 2022 - 03:11 pm

NASA science to improve charging technologies

A cooling technology developed by NASA for use in space could significantly speed up the charging of electric cars on Earth in the future. As NASA explains in a blog post, the cooling mechanism developed as part of the Flow Boiling and Condensation Experiment (FBCE) has the potential to reduce the charging time for electric […]

Continue reading
Oct 19, 2022 - 03:41 pm

Opel launches design contest for teenage BEV

Opel wants to build a very special one-off of the battery-electric Rocks-e. The light vehicle enables young drivers from the age of 15 to enter the world of individual electric mobility – which is why Opel is now inviting up-and-coming artists around the globe to create their own individual Rocks-e design concept.

Continue reading
Oct 18, 2022 - 03:18 pm

Shell quietly pulls the plug on hydrogen in the UK

Shell has closed down all its hydrogen filling stations in the UK, saying the installed “prototype tech had reached its end of life”. However, this is just a small part of the story since the oil and gas corporation now wants to refocus – on bigger vehicles.

Continue reading
Oct 13, 2022 - 12:11 pm

From zero to hero in 1.461 seconds

In 1.461 seconds from 0 to 100: that is the new world record time for the fastest accelerating electric vehicle. Twenty students from the University of Stuttgart broke the record on 23 September with their self-designed electric racing car.

Continue reading
Oct 7, 2022 - 04:32 pm

Nio changes name of eSUV to avoid conflict with Audi

Nio has changed the name of its electric SUV ES7 in Europe to EL7 right at the last minute before the European market launch in Berlin today. The young and rather successful Chinese company has made the quick change in order to avoid a protracted dispute with German luxury carmaker Audi.

Continue reading
Oct 1, 2022 - 01:30 pm

Giga Berlin still has no functioning fire alarm system

The Tesla car factory in Grünheide still does not have a functioning fire alarm system. The facility has neither fire alarms nor sprinkler systems that are currently operational, which are temporarily replaced by eight employees on duty around the clock as fire guards patrolling around the factory.

Continue reading
Sep 29, 2022 - 11:50 am

Recall issued for the Nikola Tre in the USA

Nikola has to recall all 93 Nikola Tre battery-electric trucks built to date in the US because improper installation of the seat belt shoulder anchors could reduce protection in a crash. Nikola imports the cabs from Italy, where they are built by manufacturing partner Iveco.

Continue reading
Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/11/21/tesla-adresses-yet-another-recall-via-ota-update/
21.11.2022 16:25