Tag: Bavaria

Feb 3, 2023 - 02:45 pm

Daimler to deliver new e-buses for VAG Nuremberg

German public transport operator VAG Nuremberg has ordered 46 eCitaro from Mercedes-Benz. The 16 electric solo buses and 30 articulated models will gradually go into service this year, turning almost half of VAG’s fleet to zero-emission.

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Jan 18, 2023 - 03:49 pm

BMW is planning battery assembly plant in Bavaria

BMW is planning to build a large assembly plant for high-voltage batteries in Bavaria. The carmaker confirmed the plan in essence, but has not yet signed all the contracts. If all goes as planned, the excavators should start rolling in 2024.

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Dec 5, 2022 - 04:06 pm

BayBatt opens new battery R&D laboratory

The Bavarian Centre for Battery Technology (BayBatt) at the University of Bayreuth has celebrated the inauguration of its new premises. Covering an area of around 7,000 square metres, the building offers plenty of space for researching and developing batteries for mobile and stationary applications.

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Nov 8, 2022 - 12:56 pm

Schaeffler begins downsizing combustion departments

The accelerated transformation of vehicle drives towards electromobility is leading to overcapacities at Schaeffler for products for combustion vehicles. For this reason and to reduce fixed costs, the automotive supplier is now announcing the elimination of a total of 1,300 jobs by the end of 2026.

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May 10, 2022 - 11:48 am

Lucid to open first Munich store on Friday

The European launch of the Californian electric car start-up Lucid Motors announced last year is becoming concrete: on 13 May, the manufacturer will open its first location in Europe with the Lucid Studio at Odeonsplatz in Munich. The first prices for Germany are also known.

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Mar 22, 2022 - 05:04 pm

Bavaria puts H2 fuel cell train through its paces

The first hydrogen train for the German state of Bavaria is taking shape: Siemens Mobility and Bayerische Regiobahn (BRB) recently signed the leasing contract for the prototype, which is a two-part hydrogen multiple unit.

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Jan 12, 2022 - 01:56 pm

Munich orders 14 electric 18-metre Ebusco buses

The Dutch electric bus manufacturer Ebusco has received a follow-up order from public transport operator Stadtwerke München in Germany. The order is for 14 electric 18-metre buses of the type Ebusco 2.2. Delivery is scheduled for the first half of 2023.

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Oct 24, 2021 - 12:46 pm

BMW kicks off production of the i4 in Munich

The Munich-based carmaker has started production of the all-electric i4 at its main plant in Munich. This means that, in line with BMW’s approach to flexible production, vehicles with all drive variants are now running on the same assembly line.

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Jul 22, 2021 - 04:49 pm

Fisker to open brand centres in EU & USA in 2022

The Californian electric car manufacturer Fisker gives more details about its plans for branches in the USA and Europe. A series of sales locations is to open starting in L.A, followed by more locations in the USA and Europe.

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Jul 1, 2021 - 11:44 am

Torqeedo lays foundation for new HQ

Torqeedo, a company specialising in electric boat drives, has celebrated the laying of the foundation stone for its new headquarters and production facilities. Like the previous buildings, the new building is being constructed in Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany.

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Jun 10, 2021 - 11:51 am

MAN to launch electric truck serial production by 2024

MAN plans to start series production of electric trucks at its main plant in Munich from 2024. With the MAN eMobility Center now open at the plant, the commercial vehicle manufacturer is laying the foundations for producing electric trucks in large industrial quantities.

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May 19, 2021 - 02:53 pm

FC Bayern installs extra EV charge points at Allianz Arena

Together with its partner Audi, FC Bayern has set up 21 charging points for electric vehicles at the Allianz Arena, its home pitch in Munich. Starting this summer, the club will gradually expand the charging infrastructure further, not the least for its own players driving e-tron vehicles.

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May 5, 2021 - 10:39 am

Genesis to release three all-electric cars in Europe

Hyundai’s luxury brand Genesis has announced details of its European debut this year. Sales will launch in Germany, Switzerland and Great Britain this summer, initially with combustion models. From the end of 2021, Genesis promises three pure electric cars are to follow.

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May 4, 2021 - 04:06 pm

The Mobility House adds grid-friendly charging module

The Mobility House has a new add-on module called “grid-friendly charging” for its ChargePilot energy management system. TMH says the feature enables grid operators to intelligently control multiple charging stations and help charge point operators save money.

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May 4, 2021 - 12:52 pm

BMW is preparing for small-scale FCEV production

At BMW, preparations are underway for the small series of the BMW i Hydrogen Next based on the current X5, announced last year for 2022. While the fuel cells themselves come from partner Toyota, some core components are to be manufactured in Bavaria.

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Apr 30, 2021 - 11:30 am

BMW to launch battery production in Leipzig

The BMW Group is starting production of battery components at its Leipzig and Regensburg plants. On 3 May 2021, the series production of battery modules will start in Leipzig. The Regensburg plant already began painting battery cells for high-voltage batteries in April.

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Apr 19, 2021 - 03:29 pm

BMW aims for solid-state battery by 2030

BMW has announced its intention to realise a solid-state battery suitable for automotive use in series production by the end of this decade. A first demonstrator vehicle with this technology is to be shown “well before 2025”. Funding is available from German federal and state governments.

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Apr 16, 2021 - 02:32 pm

Eloop to add 200 Tesla cars to share in Vienna

Vienna’s exclusive electric car-sharing Eloop is gearing up for growth. New investors pumped a seven-digit sum into the small business to include more Tesla cars into the fleet. Expansion across the DACH region is also on the cards.

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Mar 8, 2021 - 03:10 pm

Daimler recalls eCitaro buses with solid-state batteries

There are issues with the solid-state battery buses Daimler delivered to the city of Wiesbaden in February. The 21 Mercedes-Benz eCitaros have been out of service for a good two weeks as their batteries are undergoing checks due to an insulation fault that could lead to short circuits.

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Feb 8, 2021 - 06:23 pm

Knorr-Bremse forms internal think-tank

Knorr-Bremse is pooling its expertise in electric transport with a new, in-house development unit called eCUBATOR. Up to 60 internal and external experts will work on electric commercial vehicle solutions at the Munich and Budapest sites.

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Jan 29, 2021 - 01:00 pm

BMW considers moving up i4 production

According to a media report, BMW brings forward the production start of the all-electric i4 from the year’s end to August or September. This means BMW could roll-out the first cars in Germany in 2021. In China, meanwhile, BMW has significantly reduced the price of its iX3 electric SUV.

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Jan 28, 2021 - 03:36 pm

Munich Airport runs Goldhofer eTug Phoenix E

Tractor specialist Goldhofer is on a high as they write a second order from a central airport. After Vienna Airport, Munich now too uses a zero-emission aircraft tow tractor by Goldhofer. Model Phoenix E is even stronger than the Bison as it tows large jets weighing up to 350 tons.

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Jan 25, 2021 - 10:15 pm

MAN finds eTGM truck promising for off-peak deliveries

MAN proves in Munich that e-trucks are suitable for inner-city driving at sensitive times. The test drives with the all-electric MAN eTGM truck showed a time saving of 15 to 30 per cent by shifting the time window of deliveries to the off-peak hours of the day.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2023/02/03/daimler-to-deliver-new-e-buses-for-vag-nuremberg/
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