Tag: BEV

Jan 28, 2023 - 12:57 pm

Kruger Energy orders 50 electric trucks

Canadian developer and operator of renewable energy power plants Kruger Energy is deploying its first two electric heavy-duty trucks and has ordered 50 more. The two electric trucks in the company’s fleet are two Peterbilt 579EVs.

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Jan 28, 2023 - 12:30 pm

Lucid to supply the front electric drives for Gen3 Formula E cars

The US electric car manufacturer Lucid Motors has revealed itself as the supplier of the front electric motors in the current Gen3 racing cars of Formula E. The drive unit now presented by Lucid for motorsport has an output of 350 kW and consists of a motor, inverter, differential and gearbox.

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Jan 28, 2023 - 12:26 pm

Siemens & Skyway design eVTOL landing pads

The development of take-off and landing sites for vertically taking off and landing electric aircraft such as air taxis and drones is the goal of a new cooperation between Siemens and Skyway. To this end, both companies want to determine the electrical and digital infrastructure required to operate such vertiports.

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Jan 28, 2023 - 12:03 pm

Audi presents ‘Activesphere’ concept

Audi has now completed its quartet of electric Sphere concept cars with the Activesphere Concept. Like the other E-studies, the four-door crossover coupé has a special body feature: The Sportback rear of the Activesphere can be transformed into an open load floor at the touch of a button.

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Jan 28, 2023 - 11:51 am

Sono extends funding campaign for the Sion

Sono Motors is extending its campaign to save the Sion solar electric car – by one month until 28 February 2023. With the help of the funds raised during the campaign, the aim is to close the funding gap until the pre-series.

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Jan 27, 2023 - 01:25 pm

StreetScooter successor B-ON hires Hofmann as COO

The StreetScooter successor company B-ON has appointed Jörg Hofmann as President and Chief Operating Officer (COO). Hofmann will be responsible for the development and scaling of the existing vehicle production on a global level.

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Jan 27, 2023 - 12:46 pm

Peugeot prepares to launch the e-3008 and e-5008

Peugeot now also announces the 3008 and 5008 with all-electric powertrains. As the Stellantis brand explained during the presentation of its ‘e-Lion’ project, the e-3008 will be the first vehicle based on the new STLA mid-size platform and is to be unveiled in the second half of this year.

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Jan 26, 2023 - 03:25 pm

VW places major order with Onsemi

The US semiconductor manufacturer Onsemi has entered into a strategic partnership with Volkswagen. At the heart of the collaboration is the supply of components for a complete traction inverter solution for use in a “next-generation VW electric platform”.

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Jan 26, 2023 - 02:30 pm

Citroën presents electric car for India

Citroën has unveiled its first electric car to go on sale in the Indian market. The new ë-C3 is based on the ICE version, which the French brand launched in India last year, and will hit showrooms in February.

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Jan 26, 2023 - 02:03 pm

Onto raises £100 mn to continue EV subscriptions

Electric car subscription service Onto raises £100 million (nearly €114 mn) from global investment group CDPQ and asset manager Pollen Street. This will enable Onto to expand the UK fleet; however, internationalisation appears to be on the back burner.

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Jan 26, 2023 - 12:25 pm

GM to switch from pouch to round battery cells

General Motors reportedly wants to switch from pouch to round cells in future electric models. According to a media report, the change in cell format is also the reason why GM and LG Energy Solution apparently do not pursue their plan for a fourth joint US battery cell plant.

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Jan 25, 2023 - 06:49 pm

De Lijn secures up to 500 electric buses from Iveco

In the Belgian region of Flanders, Iveco Bus has signed a framework agreement with Flemish public transport company De Lijn for the delivery of up to 500 electric buses by 2030. The contract initially includes a firm order for 65 all-electric E-Way city buses in the articulated bus version.

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Jan 25, 2023 - 06:10 pm

Carris orders 30 e-buses from CaetanoBus for Lisbon

The Portuguese bus manufacturer CaetanoBus has received an order for 30 electric buses from the public transport operator Carris from Lisbon. The 30 e.City Gold buses will join other Caetano vehicles or an earlier model already in operation in the Portuguese capital.

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Jan 25, 2023 - 05:33 pm

Europe tackles greenwashing

Climate activists recently put up 400 fake advertising posters for BMW and Toyota in Germany, Belgium, France and the UK, calling for a ban on advertising for fossil-fuelled vehicles, especially SUVs. The European Commission is also aiming to tackle greenwashing.

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Jan 25, 2023 - 04:49 pm

Volta Trucks confirms first 300 Volta Zero customers

Swedish electric truck start-up Volta Trucks has confirmed that customer orders have been received for the first 300 production slots of its all-electric Volta Zero. This equates to more than 85 million euros in sales generated as a result.

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Jan 25, 2023 - 02:47 pm

Honda sets up new e-mobility business unit

Honda has announced the establishment of a new division to strengthen its electrification business within its organisational structure and accelerate development. This will be done not only for the car division, but also for the two-wheeler and powertrain business.

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Jan 25, 2023 - 12:16 pm

Tesla to build 4680 assembly & truck plant in Nevada

Tesla has announced a massive expansion of its site in the US state of Nevada with two new production facilities: one for 4680-format battery cells with a capacity of 100 gigawatt-hours per year and another for the series production of the Tesla ‘Semi’ electric truck.

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Jan 24, 2023 - 03:42 pm

Polestar releases comprehensive update for the Polestar 2

Polestar gives its Polestar 2 a comprehensive update for the new model year, including new engines and more powerful batteries. The single-motor variants are now rear-wheel drive, analogous to the electric drive system update for the Volvo models XC40 and C40 – but with more power in the Polestar than in the Volvos.

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Jan 24, 2023 - 02:17 pm

LEVC wants to go fully electric

The Geely subsidiary LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) is facing a future as a pure electric vehicle manufacturer, according to a media report. In order to make this change, parent company Geely is said to be planning a major investment.

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Jan 24, 2023 - 02:12 pm

First indications of prices and specs for the Kia EV9

Shortly before the premiere of the production version of the Kia EV9, concrete hints about the drive variants and prices are emerging. According to these, the US prices for the electric seven-seater SUV are likely to be between 56,000 and 73,000 dollars.

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Jan 24, 2023 - 01:35 pm

Nissan invests in electric drive production in the USA

Nissan is planning a US$250 million investment in its Decherd engine plant in the US state of Tennessee to support the electrification of its product range, according to its CEO Makoto Uchida. This is apparently to increase the production of electric drives in the US.

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Jan 24, 2023 - 01:30 pm

Ireland launches first all electric bus service

Athlone, located in central Ireland around 100 kilometres west of Dublin, will become Ireland’s first city with an all-electric city bus fleet. From this Sunday, 29 January 2023, all bus operations in Athlone will be switched to eleven Enviro200EV electric solo buses supplied by BYD-ADL.

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https://www.electrive.com/2023/01/28/kruger-energy-orders-50-electric-trucks/
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