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Jul 29, 2021 - 01:46 pm

Redwood gathers $700 million in investment

The battery recycling start-up Redwood Materials, founded by ex-Tesla CTO JB Straubel, has raised more than 700 million US dollars from a group of strategic investors. The money is to be used to finance expansion.

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May 25, 2021 - 04:07 pm

Beta Technologies closes financing round with $368 million

After Beta Technologies received an order for the delivery of ten vertical take-off and landing electric air vehicles by the UPS subsidiary UPS Flight Forward at the beginning of April, the US manufacturer now reports the closing of a financing round for 368 million US dollars.

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Feb 25, 2021 - 06:19 pm

Flipkart & Amazon electrify fleets with EVs from Mahindra Electric

Amazon India has just partnered with Mahindra Electric and has announced they will deploy close to a hundred Mahindra Treo Zor EVs in seven major cities across the country. Amazon’s rival on the e-commerce marketplace in India, Flipkart, has also just announced that they will deploy more than 25,000 electric vehicles by 2030.

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Feb 4, 2021 - 03:18 pm

Amazon & Rivian making speedy progress (video)

After Amazon announced in September 2019 that it would order 100,000 electric delivery vans from Rivian, the e-commerce giant has now begun testing the new e-transporters on delivery routes in parts of Los Angeles. The trials are right on (record) time.

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Jan 11, 2021 - 05:25 pm

Huge order for Lion Electric trucks from Amazon

Amazon plans to procure up to 2,500 all-electric Lion 6 and Lion 8 trucks from Canadian manufacturer Lion Electric by 2025. The framework agreement already concluded with Amazon in July 2020 was revealed hidden in a long stock exchange notice.

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Jan 6, 2021 - 12:42 pm

Rivian scores in new financing round

Electric car startup Rivian is reportedly close to closing a multi-billion dollar financing round. According to a media report, the new investments are expected to bring Rivian a valuation of 25 billion US dollars (around 20 billion euros).

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Dec 17, 2020 - 03:57 pm

ZeroAvia granted millions

ZeroAvia, a company specialising in electric aircraft propulsion systems, has raised the equivalent of 17.5 million euros in a Series A financing round and, in parallel, received a commitment for a million-euro grant from the British government.

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Dec 15, 2020 - 07:49 pm

Robotaxi unveiled by Amazon’s Zoox

The Californian startup Zoox, acquired by Amazon in June 2020, has just revealed a preview of its first Robotaxi. It is, of course, purely electric and is designed for fully autonomous driving, doing without either a steering wheel or driver’s cockpit.

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Dec 9, 2020 - 03:23 pm

Mercedes announces new platform for eSprinter

Mercedes-Benz Vans plans to put the eSprinter on a new platform. The ‘Electric Versatiles Platform’ (EVP) is meant to enable greater ranges and various superstructures in order to prepare the electric Sprinter for the requirements of the North American market and potential customer Amazon.

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Oct 9, 2020 - 12:32 pm

Amazon & Rivian debut custom-made electric van

Amazon presents the first tailor-made delivery van the company has developed together with Rivian. The all-electric transporter builds the base of an order that is easily not just the largest in Rivian’s young history but among the biggest in the world.

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Sep 20, 2020 - 03:00 pm

Amazon orders ten Lion Electric trucks

Amazon is now part of a growing number of customers for Lion Electric vehicles. The company that entered the zero-emission market with electric school buses now sees demand increase for its electric trucks.

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Aug 28, 2020 - 01:30 pm

Amazon orders over 1,800 electric vans from Mercedes

Amazon orders more than 1,800 electric transporters from Mercedes-Benz Vans. The order includes around 600 eVito and more than 1,200 eSprinter delivery vans, with Amazon expecting deliveries to begin this year. This is the largest order for electric vehicles from Mercedes transporter unit to date.

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Jul 31, 2020 - 12:42 pm

Amazon building major EV charging park in Germany

The e-commerce giant Amazon has announced its largest deployment of electric mobility in Germany to date. The distribution centre in Essen has been equipped with 340 charging stations and operates more than 150 electric delivery vehicles every day.

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Jul 12, 2020 - 01:48 pm

Rivian collects $2.5Bn, says production is on track

The relative newcomer in the electric vehicle space, Rivian, has raised another 2.5 billion dollars in its latest round of funding. Existing investors BlackRock and Amazon chipped in again with others joining in this time, among them the fund of George Soros.

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Jan 20, 2020 - 10:07 pm

Amazon to use 10k EVs in India by 2025

Amazon has announced its intention to use a total of 10,000 electric vehicles in India by 2025. These are to be both electric rickshaws and four-wheeled electric vehicles from Indian production.

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Jan 6, 2020 - 11:38 am

Rivian collects 1.3 billion in financing

The US electric car manufacturer Rivian has raised 1.3 billion dollars in a new round of financing. The financing round was led by the fund company T. Rowe Price, Blackrock and included previous investors, Amazon and Ford.

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Oct 9, 2019 - 12:37 am

Electrify America now offers Level 2 EV home charger

The VW charging infrastructure subsidiary Electrify America now offers a home charging station for electric cars. The ‘Electrify America Electric Vehicle Home Charger’ features a charging power of up to 7.6kW and is available on Amazon for $499.

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Sep 21, 2019 - 09:52 pm

Amazon orders 100,000 electric vans from Rivian

Amazon orders 100,000 electric vans from Rivian, the US startup in which the online retailer had already invested heavily in February. The announcement of the van purchase is part of Amazon’s now published climate protection plan.

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Jun 6, 2019 - 04:18 pm

Amazon’s new delivery drone (video)

Amazon has just demonstrated its newest fully electric delivery drone at the re:Mars conference in Las Vegas. The drone is to fly up to 25 kilometres and be able to deliver parcels weighing up to 2.3 kilograms within 30 minutes. Amazon did not specify where the “Prime Air” service would start.

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Feb 13, 2019 - 02:26 pm

GM and Amazon interested in Rivian

General Motors and Amazon intend to acquire minority stakes in Rivian, which would raise the valuation of the EV start-up to somewhere between 1 and 2 billion dollars. If negotiations are successful, the corresponding deals could be officially announced this month.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/07/29/redwood-gathers-700-million-in-investment/
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