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17.02.2019 - 18:31

London Mayor announced black cab EV investment

Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, has announced plans to invest an extra £24m to help more black cab drivers switch to electric vehicles. The plans will more than double the TfL’s existing £18m fund. Additionally, grants will be restructured to provide more payments at higher levels.

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16.02.2019 - 12:36

VW compact EV made CO2 neutral and named ID.3

The first VW brand electric model based on the MEB modular system, which was previously known under the name ID. or the working title ID. Neo is to be sold under the name ID.3, according to group insiders. However, the final decision will probably not be made until March. 

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14.02.2019 - 16:17

Tesla Model 3 arrives in China & Germany

The first Tesla Model 3 for the Chinese market arrived at the port of Tianjin. Two more ships are allegedly already on their way. The hurry is to catch the reduction on import duty that is only certain for the 1st quarter.

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14.02.2019 - 14:43

Swindon Powertrain electrifies original Mini

The British company Swindon Powertrain is currently presenting a retrofitted electric version of the original Mini in London and will manufacture this in a small series. The Swind E Classic Mini is fully restored and fitted with a custom electric powertrain.

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14.02.2019 - 13:35

Ford Exec raises doubts over cooperation with VW

After VW and Ford signed a letter of intent in January to work more closely together in the future, Ford manager Jim Farley now expresses doubts about the cooperation, at least when it comes to electric vehicles as here, their focus would be very different.

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14.02.2019 - 12:15

Audi releases first pictures of Q4 e-tron concept

Audi is now offering a first official preview of its previously teased all-electric compact SUV based on the MEB Group modular system, due to debut in Geneva this March. The study now got the name of Audi Q4 e-tron concept and will go serial in 2020/21.

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13.02.2019 - 14:51

Germany considers extending EV subsidies

It is looking quite likely that Germany will extend subsidies for electric cars and plug-in hybrids. The German government is reportedly considering extending the available time period beyond June 2019.

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13.02.2019 - 13:05

Back to the future via Easter egg

New Easter eggs in Tesla software continue to appear: A recently-discovered hidden function unfortunately does not allow time travel, but offers numerous references to the cult movie “Back to the future”.

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12.02.2019 - 14:55

Lyft aims for major expansion this year

The ride-hailing company Lyft plans to add 1,000 electric vehicles to its platform this year and will make it easier for riders to request them through Green Mode. Selecting that option, passengers will be able to choose between hybrid or electric vehicles.

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12.02.2019 - 12:41

New Zoe generation to feature 95kW and 400km range

The newest generation of the Renault Zoe is due to be launched in September this year. Official information is still scarce, but it is now leaked that the updated battery electric vehicle will offer an increased output of around 95 kW and an improved range of 400 kilometers according to WLTP.

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12.02.2019 - 12:08

EU releases new EV quotas

Representatives of the EU Parliament and the EU Member States have agreed on the key points of the revised Clean Vehicles Directive and thus set binding procurement targets for zero-emission or low-emission vehicles by public authorities and public companies.

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12.02.2019 - 11:50

Running low when its cold out

The heat is on in a dispute between the American Automobile Association (AAA) and Tesla over range decreases in freezing temperatures. While the AAA claims to have found a loss of range of up to 41% with the heating on, Tesla says its data show the decrease not “anywhere near” that value.

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11.02.2019 - 16:55

Number of plug-in cars climbs to 5.6M worldwide

The number of plug-in electric vehicles worldwide rose to 5.6 million worldwide at the beginning of 2019, which includes passenger cars and light commercial vehicles with battery-electric drive, range extender and plug-in hybrids. This is an increase of 64 per cent YOY.

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11.02.2019 - 15:04

Audi / Porsche PPE-platform lags behind schedule

Audi and Porsche are having problems with their jointly developed Premium Platform Electric (PPE). Engineers are back to work, partly because the Tesla Model 3 got better than they expected, a report in Manager Magazin suggests.

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11.02.2019 - 14:21

Europe: 3000 orders for 62 kWh Nissan Leaf

Nissan has already taken more than 3,000 advance orders for the Leaf with 62 kWh battery in Europe. This means that the majority of the 5,000 units allocated for Europe have been reserved in only a month.

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10.02.2019 - 14:43

Nikola to release BEV version of their H² trucks

Nikola Motor announced battery electric variants for their hydrogen trucks Nikola Two and Nikola Tre, which will be offered in addition to the fuel cell versions. There will be three battery capacities to choose from: 500 kWh, 750 kWh and 1,000 kWh.

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08.02.2019 - 15:36

DAF hands over electric CF for testing

Following the handover of the first CF Electric to the Jumbo supermarket chain, Dutch truck manufacturer DAF Trucks has now delivered another fully electric truck to Tinie Manders Transport, also based in the Netherlands.

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08.02.2019 - 14:08

Hyundai considers car sharing service

Hyundai is considering introducing its own car sharing business for its electric cars.  For the use of an EV in a Hyundai fleet, users would pay tariffs according to the distance travelled, time in use, or energy consumption. 

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08.02.2019 - 13:13

Volvo searching for Polestar investors

Volvo is currently holding talks with Chinese and US investors to generate additional capital for its Polestar electric car brand. Meanwhile, the subsidiary has announced that the Polestar 2, the brand’s first all-electric model, will be officially presented on February 27.

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07.02.2019 - 15:17

DriveNow expanding UK fleet by 130 BMW electric cars

The BMW subsidiary car-sharing service DriveNow has announced that they have expanded their London fleet by another 130 new i3s, as part of their plan to become “an 80% all-electric club by 2025”. The fleet now consists of 180 electric vehicles in nine London Boroughs.

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07.02.2019 - 13:50

Daimler & Tesla consider electric van cooperation

Daimler & Tesla are truly considering to electrify vans thus confirming rather unofficial hints that emerged last year. Now Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche confirmed the talks at the company’s annual press conference, but the outcome is open.

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07.02.2019 - 11:16

Tesla launches roll-out of Model 3 in Europe

Tesla is now delivering the first Model 3 vehicles in Europe. To be exact, Tesla informed buyers on the continent that they can pick up their Model 3 in Zeebrugge in Belgium or Tilburg in the Netherlands. However, the European launch did not go off entirely without a hitch.

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07.02.2019 - 11:04

Mass marketing fail

Volkswagen was to make 3% of sales with EVs in 2018, estimated Martin Winterkorn in 2010 but now we know, they failed. According to VW, it delivered 6.24 million vehicles in 2018, of which only around 50,000 were electric cars and plug-in hybrids so they did not even manage to crack the 1% mark. Much […]

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06.02.2019 - 14:26

Lucid Motors considers sharing EV tech with OEMs

The US startup Lucid Motors is in negotiations with car manufacturers about the potential exchange of electric vehicle technology and plans to go public in a few years. According to CTO Peter Rawlinson, however, a sale is not on the table.

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06.02.2019 - 12:50

Tesla updates Model 3 prices again

The Tesla price carousel continues to turn: In the US, the Californian electric car manufacturer has now lowered the price for the Model 3 by 1,100 dollars. The entry-level model with a mid-range battery now starts at 42,900 dollars.

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05.02.2019 - 23:52

GreenMobility electric car-sharing headed for Dublin

The Danish carsharing company GreenMobility wants to bring a fleet of 400 electric cars to the Irish capital this year. The service will meet competition in Dublin but will be the only carsharing that is EV-exclusive and with a fleet free-floating within the city limits.

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05.02.2019 - 13:53

Honda decides on CATL battery cells

With Honda, another car manufacturer opts for battery cells from Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL). An agreement has now been signed for CATL to supply battery cells with a total capacity of around 56 GWh to Honda by 2027.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/02/05/honda-decides-on-catl-battery-cells/
05.02.2019 13:53