Jun 7, 2023 - 11:38 am
Amsterdam brings forward ICE ban for most vehicles
From 2025, the Dutch capital will allow only zero-emission taxis, vans, trucks, scooters, and mopeds to run in large parts of Amsterdam. The new rule will apply to vehicles that will be newly registered as of 2025, with an important exception.
May 30, 2023 - 01:23 pm
Amsterdam’s growing e-bus fleet will charge smarter
Amsterdam’s public transit operator GVB is extending smart charging technology across its depots in the Dutch capital. Using technology by The Mobility House, GVB will charge its growing e-bus fleet increasingly intelligently before the year’s end.
Jan 17, 2023 - 04:16 pm
Hertz to deliver 25,000 BEVs for Uber in Europe
Hertz and the ride-hailing company Uber are expanding their US partnership to Europe. Accordingly, Hertz wants to provide up to 25,000 electric cars for Uber drivers in European capitals by 2025. London, Paris and Amsterdam were explicitly mentioned so far.
Dec 20, 2022 - 02:08 pm
Lucid opens new retail centre in the Netherlands
The US-American electric car manufacturer Lucid Motors has opened its third European retail location and its first service, delivery and distribution centre in Europe in Hilversum, the Netherlands, just outside Amsterdam.
Nov 14, 2022 - 01:45 pm
10,000 charging stations destined for Dutch airports
Royal Schiphol Group plans to install 10,000 charging stations for electric vehicles at its airports by 2030. The Dutch airport operator has already completed the tenders awarding the project to local companies Ecotap and FIMIH.
Oct 18, 2022 - 02:49 pm
VinFast announces plans for HQ in Frankfurt, Paris & Amsterdam
The Vietnamese electric car manufacturer VinFast announces the opening of its country headquarters in Germany, France and the Netherlands, more precisely in Frankfurt, Paris and Amsterdam. The opening of the first flagship store in Cologne is planned for November.
Jun 2, 2022 - 02:12 pm
Albert Heijn will electrify Dutch city fleets entirely
The Dutch retailer Albert Heijn will decarbonise all deliveries in the centre of the Hague by the end of this year, including home delivery and the supply of its stores. Throughout 2023, deliveries in central Rotterdam, Utrecht, and Amsterdam are also to be made only electrically.
Nov 26, 2021 - 04:31 pm
GreenMobility expands in the Netherlands via Fetch takeover
The Danish electric car-sharing provider GreenMobility is planning its market entry in the Netherlands – namely through an acquisition of the provider Fetch Carsharing, which operates around 100 electric cars in Amsterdam. The transaction is expected to close before the end of the year.
Oct 8, 2021 - 01:09 pm
Ebusco to hit the Amsterdam stock exchange
The Dutch electric bus and charging infrastructure manufacturer Ebusco is planning its IPO on Euronext Amsterdam. Through the IPO, which is to take place in the course of the coming weeks, Ebusco is aiming for gross proceeds of around 300 million euros.
Jul 8, 2021 - 08:08 pm
Amsterdam’s GVB orders another 44 VDL e-buses
Amsterdam’s public transport operator GVB has ordered 44 Citea SLFA-180 Electric articulated electric buses from VDL Bus & Coach. The zero-emission buses are scheduled to arrive in the city in early 2022 and will join the 31 electric buses from VDL already in service there.
Jun 8, 2021 - 05:15 pm
TotalEnergies builds 2,200 more points in Amsterdam
Energy company Total, which very recently renamed itself TotalEnergies, has received a new concession from the city of Amsterdam to expand its public charging network. Under this new concession, TotalEnergies will add 1,100 new charging stations, or 2,200 new charging points, to Amsterdam’s current network.
Nov 23, 2020 - 01:57 pm
Amsterdam’s GVB to procure up to 142 electric buses
The Amsterdam public transport operator GVB plans to convert its bus fleet to electric vehicles by 2025 and is now preparing a tender for a further 91 to 142 electric buses, of which 39 are to be ordered in a first phase.
Sep 19, 2020 - 11:16 am
Corvus Energy batteries for five all-electric ferries
Corvus Energy has been contracted to supply the battery systems for five new all-electric ferries to be built by Holland Shipyards for the transport company GVB in Amsterdam. The first electric ferry should be delivered in summer next year.
Jul 28, 2020 - 07:22 pm
Charging with rainbows in Amsterdam
Once again, a whole lot of electric car charging points in Amsterdam are to be covered in rainbow colours. During Dutch Pride Week (25 July to 2 August), a number of charging stations will be covered in rainbow colours by a team from EVBox and Vattenfall.
Jun 16, 2020 - 01:18 pm
Amsterdam to electrify gas stations
There are 55 petrol stations in and around Amsterdam. A motion now submitted to the city council by the D66 party plans to convert around 30 of the petrol stations on municipal land into fast-charging locations for EVs in the next five years.
May 3, 2020 - 06:05 pm
Fastned’s first fast-charging station in Amsterdam
Fastned opened its first fast-charging station in Amsterdam this weekend. The Dutch company claims “hundreds of electric cars can be charged per day at this station” and that the design would allow the addition of more fast-chargers in future.
Mar 2, 2020 - 06:03 pm
Byton M-Byte pre-orders to start in EU before year’s end
Before the end of this year, Chinese manufacturer Byton will be accepting advance orders from European customers for its first electric model M-Byte – for a reservation fee of 500 euros. Byton has also revealed some details on the planned distribution and charging service.
Jan 30, 2020 - 06:58 pm
EVBox opens lab in Amsterdam to test charging tech
In Amsterdam, EVBox has opened what they are calling the Lab Space. Thanks to the new site, the company says it can test all of its future charging stations on actual vehicles. The facility should thus also be home to research and development of new charging technologies.
Jan 27, 2020 - 01:54 pm
EU project REVIVE: fuel cell systems for garbage trucks
As part of the EU-funded project REVIVE (Refuse Vehicle Innovation and Validation in Europe), a fleet of 15 electric vehicles for refuse collection is to be built and put into operation by 2021. The trucks will have a fuel cell system to increase the range.
Jan 23, 2020 - 03:03 pm
INCIT-EV project launches in 7 EU cities
The INCIT-EV project, now launched and funded by the EU Commission, is concerned with the development of innovative charging technologies for electric vehicles until the end of 2023. Under the leadership of Renault, a total of 33 partners from eight countries are participating in the project.
Dec 9, 2019 - 04:38 pm
Amsterdam stadium integrates bi-directional charging
As of today, visitors to the Johan Cruijff Arena (JCA) in Amsterdam can actively contribute to the power supply of the arena with their electric cars by integrating them into the stadium’s power grid. The first of 15 bidirectional charging stations in the JCA is now officially in operation.
Dec 9, 2019 - 03:25 pm
Amsterdam conducting tests for hybrid fire trucks
Over the next two years, Rosenbauer and the Amsterdam fire brigade intend to test a pre-series vehicle based on the Concept Fire Truck (CFT) in everyday use. After an implementation phase, the vehicle is to be delivered at the end of 2020.
Jul 5, 2019 - 04:24 pm
ViaVan plans to use only BEVs as of 2025
ViaVan, the joint venture of Mercedes-Benz Vans and the US startup Via, plans to convert all its locations to purely electric fleets by 2025. In Berlin, only fully electric vans are to be used from the end of 2020.