Tag: Berlin

Jul 14, 2021 - 11:02 am

Micromobility meets beer-o’clock

A drunk 40-year-old man in Berlin tried to transport a large refrigerator on an electric kick scooter. When police stopped the man, the unsecured refrigerator fell to the ground.

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Jun 16, 2021 - 10:59 am

It’s hard to practice what you preach

While Elon Musk criticised Bitcoin for not ensuring renewable energy production for its operations, Tesla itself is now reportedly using hundreds of diesel generators to set up production at the future Giga Berlin plant in Grünheide, Germany.

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May 31, 2021 - 11:35 am

Bird announces new scooter and IPO

Bird has presented its new electric pedal scooter and is planning to go public on the US stock exchange. Both major projects are to be implemented in parallel in the summer.

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May 27, 2021 - 03:01 pm

Giga Berlin attacked by activist group

After a fire at the Tesla plant in Grünheide on Wednesday night, when power cables were set on fire, a letter of confession was sent to media from the “Vulkangruppe”, or ‘volcano group’ as they call themselves. The group claims their actions are because Tesla is “neither green, ecological, nor social”.

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May 10, 2021 - 01:16 pm

Tesla Giga Berlin gets approval for another hall

Tesla has received approval to build a huge hall on the Gigafactory site in Grünheide, near Berlin, possibly for the battery factory. Tesla is apparently also planning an expansion for Giga Texas, which is also under construction.

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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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Apr 16, 2021 - 01:19 pm

ABB equips electric trains by Stadler in Germany

ABB has become the partner of choice for Stadler Germany, a train maker currently working to deliver battery-electric trains for regional and underground trains in Schleswig Holstein and Berlin. ABB will deliver traction converters and battery system to recharge electric locomotives running through the coastal state and on the underground in the German capital.

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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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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/07/14/micromobility-meets-beer-oclock/
14.07.2021 11:29