Tag: BEV

Mar 2, 2021 - 03:58 pm

Volvo presents the new C40 Recharge

Shortly after announcing its intention to become an all-electric brand by 2030, Volvo has unveiled the C40 Recharge, the second purely electric car in its current portfolio and the first to be offered exclusively with electric drive.

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Mar 2, 2021 - 02:20 pm

Nio marks a successful end of 2020

Chinese electric car manufacturer Nio has presented its financial figures for Q4 2020 and the full year. In the final quarter, Nio was able to increase sales and deliveries significantly. However, Nio no longer mentions the European launch actually planned for 2021 in its annual report outlook.

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Mar 2, 2021 - 01:39 pm

Norway marks 5,074 new BEVs sold in February

Norway just released the plug-in vehicle registrations for February, with 5,074 new electric cars talking the lead in February. The market share of EVs in all new passenger car registrations for the month was 47.5 per cent.

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Mar 2, 2021 - 01:03 pm

Volvo to become all-electric carmaker in 2030

Volvo Cars will become an all-electric car manufacturer from 2030. In 2018, Volvo had set itself the goal of achieving half of its sales with purely electric cars by 2025. To this end, there is another change: Volvo wants to sell electric cars only via online direct sales.

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Mar 2, 2021 - 11:43 am

Porsche auctions Taycan Artcar for charity

American artist Richard Phillips has turned Porsche’s Taycan into an art object. The Taycan Artcar will be sold in April in a worldwide online auction with all proceeds going to support artists in Switzerland.

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Mar 1, 2021 - 01:50 pm

Fisker drops solid-state battery project

Fisker has abandoned its plans for solid-state batteries. Henrik Fisker stated in an interview that he made the decision more than a year ago. In his opinion, series production is still at least seven years away.

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Mar 1, 2021 - 11:19 am

Hyundai marks >200,000 interest expressions for Ioniq 5

Hyundai has reported a high level of interest in the 800-volt electric vehicle less than a week after the Ioniq 5 world premiere. Customers in Europe have submitted 236,000 expressions of interest for the special edition ‘Project 45’. Production is limited to 3,000 units, so it was sold out within a few hours.

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Mar 1, 2021 - 11:00 am

Santo Domingo’s electric carriages roll out

The use of electric carriages began today in the Colonial City of Santo Domingo. Five of the planned fleet of eleven battery-electric carriages began ferrying tourists in the capital of the Dominican Republic.

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Feb 27, 2021 - 02:33 pm

US revives school bus electrification efforts

In the Maryland county of Montgomery, an initiative for the electric conversion of buses has been launched, marking the largest single electric school bus procurement in the USA so far. Additionally, Los Angeles has ordered 10 Lion electric school buses and California has begun installing charging stations at their schools.

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Feb 26, 2021 - 12:26 pm

Model 3 production continues after brief chip shortage

Tesla apparently wanted to shut down production for the Model 3 in Fremont for a fortnight due to an industry-wide chip shortage. But the production shutdown only lasted a few days. But there is also new information about the Model Y from Grünheide.

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Feb 25, 2021 - 03:53 pm

Volkswagen to introduce third shift in Zwickau plant

Volkswagen plans to introduce a third shift at its MEB plant in Zwickau from mid-April. This will enable around 1,400 vehicles to be built per day from the summer onwards. Currently production capacity stands around 800 electric cars. Volkswagen Saxony is also getting a new CEO.

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Feb 25, 2021 - 03:31 pm

Bosch to build electric drives for Dragon Racing

Bosch Motorsport and the Formula E team Dragon Penske Autosport have agreed to a long-term technology and development partnership. As part of the partnership, Bosch is developing a vehicle management system with hardware and software components that is specially adapted to the requirements of the Formula E car.

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Feb 25, 2021 - 12:16 pm

Redwood launches battery recycling with Envision AESC

Recycling start-up Redwood Materials, founded by ex-Tesla CTO JB Straubel, is partnering with Envision AESC, the battery business sold by Nissan to Envision Group. Specifically, Redwood Materials will recycle cells from Envision AESC’s US production facility in Smyrna.

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Feb 25, 2021 - 11:50 am

e.GO Mobile closes €30 million financing round

Aachen-based electric car start-up e.GO Mobile, which now operates under the name Next.e.GO Mobile after being acquired by a Dutch investment group, has closed a Series B financing round of more than 30 million euros to enable the start of production at its plant in Aachen.

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Feb 25, 2021 - 11:19 am

Volvo & Geely cancel fusion and opt for cooperation

Volvo owner Geely and Volvo Cars have announced that they will forego their proposed merger and instead significantly deepen their existing cooperation as two separate companies. This includes, among other things, expanded joint use of modular architectures for electric cars.

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Feb 25, 2021 - 11:02 am

US Postal Services not ready to let go of fossil fuels

Despite Biden’s announcement to electrify government fleets, the United States Postal Service (USPS) has just awarded a contract to the US commercial vehicle manufacturer Oshkosh Defense, which is mainly known for building military vehicles.

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Feb 24, 2021 - 11:11 pm

Van Hool to deliver 6 electric trolleybuses to Italy

Belgian bus manufacturer Van Hool will deliver six 18-metre electric buses to the transport authority of the Italian city of Pescara from mid-2022, while three more could follow. The buses also feature technology from a German supplier.

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Feb 24, 2021 - 10:46 pm

Tier Mobility develops greener batteries with Northvolt

Micromobility provider Tier and battery manufacturer Northvolt have formed a partnership. The aim is to improve the sustainability of electric scooter batteries and their raw material requirements, as well as improving sustainability by means of battery swapping stations and recycling.

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Feb 24, 2021 - 01:57 pm

Fisker and Foxconn are planning a new EV for 2023

Fisker has announced a large-scale electric vehicle project with the Apple contract manufacturer Hon Hai aka Foxconn. The model, which will apparently not be an ordinary electric car, will be Fisker’s second model after the Ocean electric SUV.

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Feb 24, 2021 - 01:20 pm

Spanish EV startup plans plant in Uruguay

The Spanish start-up Lupa has announced its intention to build one of several planned production facilities in Uruguay. The factory is scheduled to go into operation in 2024. Among other things, the presented electric small car and an electric delivery van are to be built there.

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Feb 24, 2021 - 11:09 am

Washington State & Virginia mandate stricter EV regulations

The US state of Washington has introduced a law according to which all passenger cars and light commercial vehicles sold there must be purely electric from 2030. In Virginia, stricter regulations are to apply from the 2025 model year, but a ban on internal combustion engines has not yet been decided.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/03/02/city-of-delhi-to-replace-hired-fuel-cars-with-evs/
02.03.2021 16:44