Jan 26, 2023 - 02:30 pm
Citroën presents electric car for India
Citroën has unveiled its first electric car to go on sale in the Indian market. The new ë-C3 is based on the ICE version, which the French brand launched in India last year, and will hit showrooms in February.
Nov 4, 2022 - 03:05 pm
Singapore assigns charging tender to Charge+
Charge+, an EV charging solution provider for Singapore and Southeast Asia, has won the Singapore government tender for EV charging infrastructure to install, operate and maintain about 4,000 EV charging points in Singapore.
Sep 22, 2022 - 02:46 pm
Allison Transmission presents axle drive at the IAA
U.S. supplier Allison Transmission has unveiled another electric axle model, the eGen Power 130S, at the IAA Transportation show. With the new single-engine model, the U.S. company is setting its sights on the markets in Europe and Asia.
Jul 3, 2022 - 06:43 pm
How the semiconductor crisis really affects electric cars
Long waits, unscheduled handover dates – disrupted semiconductor supply chains significantly impair battery-electric car production. Management consultancy P3 has analysed the supply chain problems – and identified the issue as repeat mistakes, similar to those made in battery cells.
Dec 15, 2021 - 04:29 pm
Tritium to supply Shell DC charging stations
Australian charging station manufacturer Tritium has signed a new global framework agreement with Shell to supply DC charging stations. Tritium has been supplying Shell with fast charging stations since 2020 and has now also been selected in Shell’s latest tender.
Jul 28, 2021 - 03:38 pm
Total takes over Singapore charging network Blue Charge
France’s petrochemical company Total, which now likes to be known as TotalEnergies, has scored an e-mobility deal in Singapore. Its compatriot Bolloré will hand over what it claims to be the largest EV charging network in the city-state, Blue Charge.
Jun 27, 2021 - 12:50 pm
VW to phase out combustion vehicles by 2035
The VW brand is planning to phase out internal combustion engines in Europe by 2035 at the latest, thus taking a more moderate course than its sister company Audi, which recently announced its intention to stop selling cars with internal combustion engines by 2033 at the latest.
Apr 26, 2021 - 01:01 pm
Evlomo plans battery plant in Thailand
The Florida-based eMobility company Evlomo has announced the construction of a battery factory in Thailand – together with the local company Rojana Industrial Park Public. Evlomo had only recently announced its intention to build a DC charging network in Thailand.
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.
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.
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.
Jan 20, 2021 - 07:26 pm
Volocopter applies for certification in the USA and EU
Volocopter has initiated the certification process for the US market. The German e-flight taxi startup announced that the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) accepted its application for parallel approval on 22 December 2020.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
Mar 5, 2018 - 01:26 pm
BYD tackles renewables – new battery strategy
The Chinese EV maker BYD wants to increase its foothold in the market for renewable energy. The strategy includes advances in batteries such as the reduction of the use of rare earths as well as 2nd life scenarios.