Tag: Austria

Jul 4, 2022 - 03:28 pm

Austria funds 289 electric buses

With the funding programme called Emission-free Buses and Infrastructure (EBIN), the Austrian Climate Protection Ministry is now supporting Austrian companies to convert their fleets to emission-free buses along with the necessary charging and refuelling infrastructure.

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Jun 20, 2022 - 05:46 pm

BMW to build next-gen e-drive in Austria

BMW has just announced that it will also develop and produce the next generation of electric drives at its engine plant in Steyr, Upper Austria, from 2025. The plant will be converted to produce 600,000 e-drives per year.

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Jun 20, 2022 - 03:41 pm

eTaxi Austria opens pilot charging test location

The eTaxi Austria project for testing automated conductive charging technology for electric taxis directly at taxi ranks is becoming concrete: Before the pilot operation starts, a project location has now been realised at the Wien Energie site at the Simmering power plant in order to implement various application scenarios in practice.

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Jun 16, 2022 - 04:03 pm

John Deere & Wacker Neuson to cooperate on compact electric excavators

German construction equipment manufacturer Wacker Neuson and US agricultural equipment manufacturer John Deere have entered into a strategic cooperation agreement. This includes a long-term, exclusive OEM supply contract for mini and compact excavators weighing less than five tonnes and also includes battery-electric excavators.

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May 2, 2022 - 03:57 pm

KTM and H2X to develop chassis for light duty EVs

Australian fuel cell vehicle developer H2X collaborates with KTM Technologies, part of Austrian motorcycle manufacturer KTM, to develop a lightweight, low-cost vehicle chassis. The “origami chassis” will form the basis for a range of light trucks, vans and pickup trucks.

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May 2, 2022 - 01:45 pm

Fisker to triple production of the ‘Ocean’

Fisker is aiming to triple production of its Ocean all-electric SUV model from 2024 through contract manufacturer Magna. This is to be prepared for the expected increase in demand as soon as the first examples are on the road.

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Apr 21, 2022 - 03:34 pm

OpMoSi project to research battery cell density

An Austrian consortium is researching significant improvements to lithium-ion batteries as part of the “OpMoSi” project. The aim of the project is to increase the energy density of cells by 20 to 30 per cent at 1,000 charges.

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Apr 14, 2022 - 02:27 pm

Vienna to stop buying combustion vehicles from 2025

The City of Vienna will no longer procure any new petrol or diesel vehicles for the municipal fleet from 2025 at the latest. Possible exceptions apply to certain special vehicles for which no CO2-free alternatives are available by then.

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Mar 14, 2022 - 03:55 pm

Austria funds zero-emission commercial vehicles (ENIN)

The Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) has published a new funding program for zero-emission commercial vehicles and infrastructure, ENIN for short. The budget amounts to 275 million euros until the end of 2025, with the first call for proposals set for mid-2022.

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Mar 9, 2022 - 04:05 pm

Dance expands + adds new electric two-wheelers

Berlin-based startup Dance is now rolling out its premium subscription service for e-bikes to Hamburg, Munich, Vienna and Paris. In addition to expanding into new markets, Dance is adding another e-bike model and electric mopeds to its product range.

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Mar 7, 2022 - 05:29 pm

Solaris signs new agreement for buses in Austria

Solaris has signed another framework agreement with the Austrian transport authority, Österreichische Postbus AG. This covers battery-electric and hydrogen-electric buses that the Austrian bus operator intends to procure between 2022 and 2025.

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Mar 2, 2022 - 04:21 pm

Austrian Post stops purchasing fossil-fuelled vehicles

From now on, the Austrian Post will only purchase zero-emission vehicles. Originally, this step was to take place in 2023, but due to the progress and developments in the vehicle market, the procurement of vehicles with combustion engines is already being discontinued.

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Jan 19, 2022 - 01:48 pm

Easelink raises €8.3 million for charging pad expansion

Easelink, the Austrian developer of the automated conductive charging solution Matrix Charging, has raised 8.3 million euros in its Series A funding round. The funding has been raised to further expand Easelink’s product team, deepen cooperation with the automotive and infrastructure industries and continue the implementation of a global charging standard.

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Nov 24, 2021 - 04:08 pm

Eni to build 31,000 charging points by 2030

The Italian energy company Eni has announced its intention to expand its charging network for electric cars to more than 31,000 charging points in Europe by 2030. An interim target of 27,000 chargers was also mentioned for 2025.

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Oct 27, 2021 - 11:08 am

Diess gives a Ionity a pat of approval

After Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess had a bad experience with Ionity’s charging network a few months ago and made his anger known on LinkedIn, Ionity should be happy about Diess’ latest post: This time his charging experience at the German network was far improved.

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Oct 7, 2021 - 05:51 pm

Rosenbauer reveals extinguisher for battery fires

The Austrian-based international fire department supplier Rosenbauer has presented a new extinguishing system for burning traction batteries in electric vehicles. Also in Austria, a study has been published on electric vehicles fires in Austrian road tunnels.

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Oct 5, 2021 - 04:43 pm

DCS expands fleet charging solution

In the DACH region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) Digital Charging Solutions (DCS) is offering an enhanced version of the DCS fleet solution called Charge Now for Business. The offer is in collaboration with EVBox Group, Everon and The Mobility House.

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Sep 28, 2021 - 06:05 pm

SAG develops liquid H2 cryogenic tank for trucks

The Salzburg Aluminium Group (SAG) is developing a cryogenic tank system for liquid hydrogen (LH2) for trucks. Prototyping is to begin in a few months, followed by test phases. Based on the results obtained, SAG wants to produce the LH2 cryo tank in series from 2027.

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Sep 27, 2021 - 01:15 pm

VinFast is coming to Europe in 2022

The Vietnamese car manufacturer VinFast gives more details about its European strategy. The company’s first two electric cars, the VF e35 and the VF e36, are to make their market debut in three European countries in 2022.

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Sep 24, 2021 - 12:51 pm

AVL List opens new battery research centre in Graz

AVL List has put its new Battery Innovation Center (BIC) into operation in Graz. In addition to the functional development of new high-voltage batteries for electric vehicles, the focus is on establishing, implementing and validating new efficient production processes.

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Sep 18, 2021 - 04:52 pm

Austrian e-taxis pioneer charging pad system

In Vienna and Graz, the ‘eTaxi Austria Project’ is starting a large-scale test run to test a new type of charging-pad charging technology over the next two years. With the Easelink system, electric taxis can charge with a connection to a charging pad at the taxi rank. The approach holds much promise for fleet operators.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/07/04/austria-funds-289-electric-buses/
04.07.2022 15:16