Easymile, BC Hydro, Recargo, Sonoma State University, CEP.
Autonomous e-shuttle: Paris saw driverless minibus EZ10 roam along the river Seine. Maker Easymile is working with the French transport provider RATP and set a new test for this year. With a top speed of 25 kph, the EZ10 has been tested in Japan, Singapore, California, and Finland before.
Charging Canada: Utility BC Hydro completed its pilot project to install 30 DC fast-charging station in British Columbia. More than 98 percent of the electricity generated in the province was from clean or renewable sources last year.
Charging California: Recargo has allocated the 1.6m in funding from the California Energy Commission as it reveals eight locations for DC fast-chargers. They will be installed at key sites in Buellton, Santa Maria, San Luis Obispo, Paso Robles, King City, Greenfield, Gonzales, and Gilroy.
Charging California, too is Sonoma State University, which will install six EV charging stations on campus by the end of the year. Their use will be analysed to see if more are needed in the future.
New H2 station: The Clean Energy Partnership (CEP) has opened a new hydrogen charging stop at a gas station in Metzingen, a town in Baden-Wuerttemberg.