P3 Charging Index places Mercedes in first place
After the first edition in 2019, the eMobility consultancy P3 Automotive has published a new edition of the P3 Charging Index. We are publishing it today exclusively in advance. There is a change at the top placing, but the most long-distance-suitable electric car still comes from Stuttgart.
Nidec is gearing up its electric motor business in Europe
Japan’s Nidec Corporation just opened new offices in Serbia and is setting up two new factories in the city of Novi Sad. These are just part of a wider network that is to bring Nidec to the forefront of the global electric car market. This is their latest strategy briefing.
What’s driving the electric bus boom in Poland?
More than every third electric bus in the EU was built in Poland. The strength of the industry is based not only on the domestic manufacturer Solaris – but also on the constantly high demand domestically, as Aleksandra Fedorska reports in her analysis.
Martin Roemheld: VW calls for more cooperation for V2G
Volkswagen has just announced in a talk with electrive that it will develop Vehicle2Grid functions for its electric vehicles. VW called for much closer cooperation between the automotive industry, the energy sector and politicians to make bidirectional charging a success.
Tesla & Fastned open “Europe’s largest charging hub”
Fastned and Tesla have opened the ‘Ladepark Kreuz Hilden’ last night. Equipped with 20 superchargers and eight Fastned charging stations, it will be one of the largest charge parks for each of the two companies in its final stage. Our reporter Sebastian Schaal was at the opening.
“Actually, we are the pioneer of solid-state battery”
They are the only manufacturer of solid-state batteries for electric vehicles on an industrial scale – and yet they are hardly in the spotlight: French Bolloré subsidiary Blue Solutions developed and commercialised batteries with solid-state electrolyte years ago. Their most prominent customer is Daimler.
Tesla Battery Day: ‘tabless’ 4680 cell and a $25k car
The long wait has come to an end as the Tesla Battery Day is over, and what did we get? Silence, at first, as viewers from around the world watched the stream with no audio. Then, we got some of the expected news with more detail and articulated ambitions, and a promise of a 25k […]
Shared e-mobility: Balancing on the edge of the gender gap
Men use sharing services significantly more often than women. This has many reasons, and chief among them is the gender data gap – a (hidden) lack of gender-specific data. Researcher Ines Kawgan-Kagan knows why and calls for change across the industry as she suggests concrete measures.
Polish Ministry of Climate launches e-bus support schemes
The Polish Ministry of Climate Change announced a few weeks ago that it intends to promote the purchase of electric buses with two programmes with a total volume of 90 million euros. Both support programmes are to make it easier for municipalities and districts to purchase electric buses for passenger transport.
Brose & Comodule debut dedicated e-bike sharing solution
Automotive supplier and manufacturer of e-bike drives Brose, and the connectivity specialist Comodule have presented a modular plug-and-play solution for e-bike sharing. Brose Connected Drive combines their drive with a connectivity module developed for fleet operators like Lime/Uber.