Tag: Austria

Mar 6, 2020 - 03:39 pm

PSA announces charging system partners

The French car manufacturer PSA has selected a partner for the installation of charging stations for all its brands in each European country. The recommended companies offer charging solutions for business customers as well as for consumers in single or multiple family homes.

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Mar 3, 2020 - 12:33 pm

The strong and silent type: e-snowmobile with H2 fuel cell

The Austrian company Rotax has presented the Lynx HySnow, an emission-free snowmobile. It is based on the Lynx 69 Ranger Alpine snowmobile popular in Austria’s ski resorts. It has been completely converted and equipped with an electric drive system including hydrogen fuel cell for greater power and range.

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Feb 4, 2020 - 04:51 pm

GreenMobility to expand car-sharing to Vienna

The Danish electric car sharing provider GreenMobility plans to start operations in Vienna with 400 electric vehicles in the second half of 2020. Against this background, GreenMobility has signed a letter of intent with the Austrian Automobile, Motorcycle and Touring Club.

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Jan 22, 2020 - 02:49 pm

Reservation books open for Lucid Air in Europe

The US-American startup Lucid Motors has now opened European reservation books for the first model Lucid Air. The startup says it will officially unveil the Tesla-like debut car in New York in April. Deliveries in Europe are scheduled to begin at the end of 2021.

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Jan 20, 2020 - 09:28 pm

Austrian government sets out plan for cleaner transport

Austria aims to decarbonise its transport sector. The coalition of the Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP) and the Greens want public authorities to exclusively purchase zero-emission vehicles as early as 2022 and otherwise focus on subsidies for the electrification of official fleets, taxis, rental cars, car-sharing, public transport as well as private cars.

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Jan 13, 2020 - 02:44 pm

Lime is withdrawing e-scooter sharing from 12 cities

The shared e-scooter supplier Lime is withdrawing from twelve cities due to lack of profitability. In the USA these include Atlanta, Phoenix, San Diego and San Antonio, in Latin America Bogotá, Buenos Aires, Montevideo, Lima, Puerto Vallarta, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo and the Austrian city of Linz in Europe.

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Dec 3, 2019 - 03:25 pm

MAN electric truck eTGM made in small series

MAN Truck & Bus is constructing a small series of the electric delivery truck eTGM. This follows real-life tests that have been running since autumn 2018 with nine Austrian companies in the Council for Sustainable Logistics (CNL).

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Nov 27, 2019 - 03:14 pm

Smatrics expands European charging network roaming

The Austrian e-mobility service provider Smatrics has announced that it has entered into several new roaming partnerships in recent months. With the charge card, customers will now have access to 44,000 charging points in Central Europe.

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Oct 18, 2019 - 01:48 pm

Austria goes back to the future

Vienna is famous for its horse-drawn “Fiaker” carriages. Now the electric utility company Wien Energie is introducing a similar-but-different specimen that lacks one very visible detail: the horses.

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Oct 9, 2019 - 06:09 pm

Nissan & Plugsurfing charging app starts in Europe

The Nissan Charge App developed by Nissan and Plugsurfing enables electric car drivers to charge at over 100,000 charging points throughout Europe. The service that includes navigation and charge management first launches in Italy and Germany before successively covering other markets.

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Sep 13, 2019 - 02:38 pm

Enel completes fast-charging grid EVA+ in Italy & Austria

Together with its automotive partners, Enel has completed the construction of all 200 fast-charging stations of EU project EVA+ (Electric Vehicle Arteries) in Italy and Austria. In both countries the 50 kW multi-chargers now add up to 400 charging points for all kinds of electric cars.

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Sep 11, 2019 - 01:41 pm

Seat Mii electric the cheapest of VW’s electric cars

Seat has published the price for the Mii electric for Germany. The small electric car of the Spanish Volkswagen subsidiary will be available at a basic list price of 20,650 euros and is, therefore, cheaper than the sister models of the Škoda and VW brands.

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Aug 20, 2019 - 06:51 pm

GreenStorm to offer hourly e-bike hire in exchange

The Austrian eMobility service provider Greenstorm, which has made a name for itself with an exchange concept for the hotel industry, is expanding its business field. Its subsidiary Green4rent makes it possible to rent e-bikes from partners such as fitness centres or campsites.

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Aug 16, 2019 - 03:05 pm

Uber & Lime expand cooperation in Europe

Uber clients in Europe may now book Lime e-bikes straight through the Uber app. The cooperation started in the US and is currently being rolled out across the continent. Prague, Warsaw and Stockholm are among the first wave of European markets with other capitals to follow suit.

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Aug 13, 2019 - 01:54 pm

MotoE still hitting speed bumps

The premiere season of the electric motorcycle racing series MotoE continues to be marked by breakdowns. After the start of the season had to be postponed due to a big fire in the paddock in Jerez, there was another fire in the Spielberg paddock on Friday, when Niki Tuuli’s electric bike went up in flames […]

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Aug 2, 2019 - 01:26 pm

Kreisel Electric developing batteries with VinFast

The Austrian e-mobility specialist Kreisel Electric announced a cooperation for battery development with the Vietnamese vehicle manufacturer VinFast. The partners will jointly develop a battery pack, which VinFast will launch in its electric cars and electric buses in 2020.

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Jul 24, 2019 - 02:14 pm

Austrian Post is banking on Renault’s Kangoo Z.E.

The Austrian Post is increasingly using electric delivery vehicles. Last year, the country’s largest logistics company received a total of 110 Renault Kangoo Z.E. all-electric vans, 139 more of which are currently in the process of being delivered.

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Jul 16, 2019 - 02:32 pm

IEC plans unified standards for electric scooters

A newly founded Technical Committee of the international electrotechnical standardisation organisation IEC will develop uniform standards for electric pedal scooters, monowheels and electric kick scooters starting in autumn this year.

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Jul 16, 2019 - 12:25 pm

Tesla updates pricing again

Tesla has again made various changes to its model price range. The most important updates are as follows: The Standard-Range versions of the Model S and Model X are out (again), while the Model 3 is now cheaper.

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Jun 3, 2019 - 01:32 pm

KTM and Bajaj are to cooperate on electric bikes

The Austrian motorcycle manufacturer KTM Industries and the Indian vehicle manufacturer Bajaj Auto are planning the development of a common 48-volt platform for electric two-wheelers in the power range from 3 to 10 kW. Series production is to begin at the Bajaj production site in Pune, India, by 2022.

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May 16, 2019 - 06:08 pm

Smatrics and BEÖ join forces in Austria

It is now official that an e-mobility alliance focused on user-friendliness is being formed in the Alpine nation: The eleven partner companies of the Federal Association for Electric Mobility (BEÖ) and the joint venture Smatrics are networking their charging stations in Austria.

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May 8, 2019 - 06:34 pm

VW accepting pre-orders for the ID.3 electric car

Today VW launched the pre-booking option in Europe for the first model of its new all-electric ID.3 family, the ID.3. The launch was also the first official confirmation of the name. Interested parties can now register for an early ID.3 production slot in 29 European countries.

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Apr 24, 2019 - 01:43 pm

Tesla Models S and X now fitted with new drivetrain

Now it’s official: Tesla has revised its premium vehicles Model S and Model X and is now offering both cars with a more efficient powertrain, which among other things,  gets around ten per cent more range from the same 100 kWh battery.

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Mar 4, 2019 - 09:43 pm

Swiss & Austrian Post commit to electrify fleets

The EV100 initiative of the Climate Group organisation has received four new members, namely the Swiss Post, Austrian Post, Portugal’s EDP and Meridian Energy from New Zealand. They all pledge to further electrify their service fleets by 2030.

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Mar 1, 2019 - 12:41 pm

Tesla makes Model 3 available for $35,000 in USA

About three years ago, Tesla announced an electric car for the mass market at a base price of 35,000 dollars. Now delivery is underway – at least in the USA. Interested parties in Europe will have to wait about half a year.

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Feb 27, 2019 - 08:05 pm

Netherlands reach highest EV share in EU in 2018

The VCÖ, Austria’s transport organisation similar to Britain’s AA or Germany’s ADAC, published data on electric vehicles registrations in the European Union in 2018 along with curious observations. With Norway set aside, the Netherlands registered the highest EV share, followed by Austria.

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Feb 19, 2019 - 11:55 pm

Video tip: Audi e-tron climbs legendary downhill course

Audi has sent the e-tron into an uphill battle on the legendary downhill racecourse Streif in Austria. With an 85 per cent gradient, the ‘Mausefalle’ (mice trap) is the steepest section of the spectacular slope, so the electric car needed considerate tuning.

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Jan 23, 2019 - 05:26 pm

EU-project EVA+ charges ahead in Austria and Italy

The energy supplier Enel has provided an update on the EU-funded project EVA+ (Electric Vehicle Arteries). As a result of the project, a total of 200 multi-standard rapid charging stations will be installed in Italy and Austria by next year.

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