Tag: Berlin

Apr 8, 2021 - 01:10 pm

Tesla unhappy with German permit approval process

Because the official permit for the factory in Grünheide is still pending, Tesla criticises the obstacles in German permit law in a ten-page incendiary letter. In the paper, the company calls on the Federal Republic to give energy transition projects priority for approval.

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Mar 11, 2021 - 01:08 pm

Project eHaul examines robot battery-swapping for trucks

In a three-year project called eHaul, a German consortium of business and science is dedicated to developing an automated battery-swapping station for heavy electric trucks. Among others, the TU Berlin, the Fraunhofer IVI and Bosch are involved in the project.

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Mar 10, 2021 - 12:02 pm

LG to supply 4680 battery cells for Tesla

It looks like LG Energy Solution will produce the new large-format 4680 cells for Tesla from 2023. Production sites in the US and Europe are being considered to supply the Tesla plants there, yet a supply agreement has not been signed so far.

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Mar 4, 2021 - 12:50 pm

Mercedes upgrades Berlin factory to produce EV components

Mercedes-Benz is investing a double-digit million sum in the transformation of its Berlin plant in Marienfelde. While conventional engine and component production is gradually being phased out, Mercedes is planning a centre of excellence for digitalisation and the production of EV components.

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Feb 10, 2021 - 03:39 pm

Blacklane acquires majority stake in Havn

Berlin-based limousine service Blacklane, in which Daimler is a major shareholder, has acquired a majority stake in Havn. Havn is a London-based chauffeur service founded in 2019 by Jaguar Land Rover, which operates a fleet of the all-electric Jaguar I-Pace in the British capital.

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Jan 14, 2021 - 12:45 pm

Trouble in the Berlin Tesla showroom

Unknown persons demolished the Berlin Tesla showroom in the Treptow district of Bohnsdorf last Sunday. Several window panes and glass doors were broken in the attack. Eight vandalised cars were found by the emergency services at the scene.

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Nov 25, 2020 - 04:02 pm

Tesla considers dedicated European model

Tesla could develop at least one dedicated model for Europe in the planned design centre in Berlin. Elon Musk has already hinted at a possible body shape for the as-yet-unknown new Tesla electric car.

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Oct 27, 2020 - 01:19 pm

Berlin’s e-bike subscription service Dance collects €15 million

Three months after the start of its pilot project in Berlin, the e-bike subscription service Dance has successfully completed a financing round of 15 million euros. The company of SoundCloud founders Eric Quidenus-Wahlforss and Alexander Ljung is now planning to launch the service in other European cities. An expansion into the USA could also follow.

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Aug 27, 2020 - 04:46 pm

Electric bendy buses arrive in Berlin to serve BVG

Public transport operator BVG in Berlin has taken delivery of the first articulated electric buses. A total of 17 Solaris Urbino 18 electric are now gradually taking up service on Line 200 with charging at Siemens pantographs at the terminal stops.

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Jun 17, 2020 - 03:20 pm

Formula E confirms six concluding races in Berlin

The rumour that Formula E, which was interrupted due to the coronavirus crisis, will hold several races in Berlin, has been confirmed: As the electric racing series now officially announces, the former airport Berlin-Tempelhof is the venue for the conclusion of the current season.

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Jun 8, 2020 - 01:49 pm

Four to six Formula E races planned in Berlin

The current Formula E season, which was interrupted due to the coronavirus crisis, is to be concluded in August with several races in Berlin. The plan is to hold four to six runs at the former Tempelhof airport without spectators.

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May 28, 2020 - 01:41 pm

Tesla gets foundation approval in Germany

Tesla has just received approval for foundation-building work for the Giga-Berlin plant in Grünheide near Berlin from the Brandenburg State Office for the Environment. In Berlin itself, the company has also found the location for the planned development and design centre.

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May 5, 2020 - 04:14 pm

Tier Mobility integrates Bosch’s old e-scooter fleet

About two months after taking over the electric scooters of Bosch’s discontinued scooter sharing service Coup, Tier Mobility is now starting to build up their multimodal service in Berlin. Also, the electric scooters are soon to be offered in two more cities.

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Apr 17, 2020 - 11:00 am

Formula E suspended at least until June

As governments around the world continue to take stringent measures to curb the spread of the Corona pandemic, Formula E and the FIA have decided to extend the suspension of the season until at least the end of June.

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Apr 5, 2020 - 05:03 pm

Berlin: BVG builds on electric bus fleet

The Berlin transport authority BVG has added the first articulated electric bus to its fleet as part of a research project. Besides, delivery of a total of 90 e-buses ordered from Solaris has begun with the Urbino 12 Electric models about to enter service now.

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Mar 12, 2020 - 12:19 pm

Rave cave under Berlin’s Gigafactory

Elon Musk never seems to be lacking in unusual ideas. It’s hard to estimate how serious his latest idea is, but Musk has suggested that Tesla could build a “mega rave cave” under the new factory – now called Giga-Berlin – in Grünheide, Brandenburg.

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Mar 3, 2020 - 07:50 pm

Solaris electric buses arrive in Berlin

The first Solaris electric bus has arrived in Berlin from an order placed in summer last year when Berlin’s public transport authority, the BVG, ordered 90 Urbino 12 electric buses. Another order of 90 vehicles is still pending.

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Mar 2, 2020 - 06:03 pm

Byton M-Byte pre-orders to start in EU before year’s end

Before the end of this year, Chinese manufacturer Byton will be accepting advance orders from European customers for its first electric model M-Byte – for a reservation fee of 500 euros. Byton has also revealed some details on the planned distribution and charging service.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/04/16/abb-equips-electric-trains-by-stadler-in-germany/
16.04.2021 13:58