Tag: Asia

Mar 20, 2021 - 03:15 pm

Foxconn & VinFast consider EV cooperation

Apple contract manufacturer Foxconn is now also negotiating with Vietnamese electric car start-up VinFast regarding a cooperation to develop batteries and other components for electric cars.

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Mar 16, 2021 - 06:26 pm

Ford plans electric Transit Custom for 2023

Ford has announced that the next generation of the Transit Custom series will include an all-electric model. The same applies to the Tourneo Custom passenger car counterpart. The vehicles will be manufactured at the Kocaeli site in Turkey from the first half of 2023. Ford is also building an offshoot for partner VW there.

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Mar 4, 2021 - 01:29 pm

VinFast to employ ProLogium’s solid-state batteries

Vietnamese electric car startup VinFast has announced a joint venture with Taiwanese battery cell manufacturer ProLogium to accelerate the commercialisation of solid-state battery-electric cars in Vietnam. The cells are expected to be used in VinFast’s electric cars as early as 2023.

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Jan 13, 2021 - 12:36 pm

Tesla subsidiary in Bangalore ahead of India launch

Tesla’s imminent launch in India that was announced by an Indian minister at the end of December is now taking shape. The electric car manufacturer has established a subsidiary there under the name Tesla India Motors and Energy Private Ltd.

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Jan 6, 2021 - 03:59 pm

WM Motor signs Enel X as strategic partner

Enel X has signed a strategic agreement with Chinese electric car manufacturer WM Motor to launch collaborations in a number of different fields in electric mobility. The target markets that the duo will jointly target are Europe, China, Southeast Asia, the Middle East and South America.

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Dec 29, 2020 - 11:28 am

IndianOil to test 15 hydrogen buses in Delhi

The Indian energy company IndianOil is inviting bids to procure 15 fuel cell buses. This marks the first project in the subcontinent to fully address all the aspects surrounding hydrogen-based mobility.

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Sep 9, 2020 - 03:27 pm

Uber pledges 100% electric vehicles globally by 2040

Uber promises that by 2040 all trips booked via its ride-hailing platform worldwide will be made with electric vehicles or micro-mobility offers such as e-scooters or rental bicycles. In the USA, Canada and Europe, this goal is to be reached by 2030.

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Feb 19, 2020 - 02:43 pm

83 hydrogen gas stations went online in 2019

A total of 83 hydrogen filling stations went into operation worldwide in 2019, 36 of them in Europe, 38 in Asia, 8 in North America and one in the Arabic peninsula. In Germany 22 filling stations were added.

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Sep 26, 2019 - 04:11 pm

Fox plans to produce 12,000 Mia 2.0 per year

The plans of the Swiss manufacturer Fox Automotive to produce a new version of the Mia electric car are becoming more concrete. Fox Automotive has set up a subsidiary in Hungary for this purpose, which will be headed by Ekkehard Philipp as CEO.

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Jun 24, 2019 - 03:53 pm

Singapore to receive 2,000 Ioniq hybrid taxis

Singapore’s largest transport operator ComfortDelgro has ordered 2,000 additional Ioniq hybrid taxis from Hyundai Motor. 1,500 of the hybrid EVs will arrive by the end of this year, with the other 500 planned for delivery at the beginning of 2020.

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Feb 17, 2019 - 05:12 pm

Germany sees record H2 fuel station growth

A total of 48 publicly accessible hydrogen filling stations were put into operation worldwide in 2018. Seventeen of them are located in Germany. Japan still has the largest number of public H2 fuel stations (96), ahead of Germany (60) and the USA (42).

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Jan 19, 2019 - 01:38 pm

Tesla cranks up charging prices globally

After the announcement of the end of the Tesla referral programme, which entailed free use of the Superchargers for electric car drivers among other things, Tesla has upped the ante by increasing the prices for the use of their charging network around the world.

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Oct 22, 2018 - 03:47 pm

Thunder Power moves into Belgian factory

The Taiwanese company has officially taken over a former Caterpillar factory in the Walloon area of Belgium in order to set up production for a small EV named Chloe. The company also took the opportunity to present their BEV.

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Aug 28, 2018 - 04:52 pm

Piaggio begins production of electrified Vespa

The cult classic is returning with an electric motor. Piaggio has announced the production kickoff for their electric Vespa for September. Next to a fully electric version, the Italian two-wheeler manufacturer is planning on offering a range extended version with an additional generator in future.

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Feb 21, 2018 - 03:13 pm

Geely to issue 20 plug-in models by 2020

Chinese Geely has lined up 20 new energy vehicles to be released before the end of the decade. Two electric as well as two PHEV models are to launch this year in China in an effort to electrify 90% of the range.

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Feb 12, 2018 - 06:39 pm

Change of mind: China to retain local EV subsidies

In a change of heart, China’s government is pondering to allow provinces to continue with local subsidies for EVs to sustain the rising demand for new energy vehicles in the country, Bloomberg quotes sources close to the matter.

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Feb 5, 2018 - 05:36 pm

BYD’s new battery plant to start producing this June

Build your own battery factory – the lines at BYD’s latest plant shall start rolling this June. Located in the Chinese province of Qinghai, the 4bn yuan facility is designed for an annual production capacity of 10 GWh of lithium batteries.

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Jan 29, 2018 - 11:15 am

Electric bumper cars crash in China

A group of kids in China damaged 30 electric cars. The EVs had been stored in an underground car park – until the children found the keys inside the cars and decided to play but not hide and seek. 

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Jan 24, 2018 - 12:49 pm

Mazda and Changan team up to build electric SUV

Mazda and Changan join forces to develop EVs. The first electric model, an SUV is to launch on the Chinese mainland next year. Most of the electronic innards will come from Changan while Mazda will design the outer body.

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Jan 24, 2018 - 11:46 am

The Bubble car got a copy-cat in China

As fuel economy is the word of the day, China’s LSVE looked to Europe for inspiration and reinvented the Bubble car. Formerly built by BMW as Isetta, the Chinese version of the tiny legend runs on electricity and that isn’t the only difference.

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Jan 21, 2018 - 01:30 pm

FOMM Concept EV about to go serial and it swims

Inspired by Japan’s 2011 tsunami, the Fomm Concept One is a water-cruising EV that is on its way towards serial production. Dubbed as the world’s “smallest class 4 seater EV” it shall enable first (or last) mile travel.

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Jan 21, 2018 - 02:50 am

Nissan to launch electric bus with Leaf technology

Japan will see the start of an electric bus project that will utilise technology of the Nissan Leaf. Headed by Kumamoto University testing of the Yoka ECO Bus is to commence this February. The bus comes with three electric drives, batteries as well as the inverter of Nissan’s bestselling EV.

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