Tag: BEV

Nov 27, 2020 - 11:34 am

The sound of scooters

Electric scooter sharing company Tier will add sound to its vehicles to alert blind and partially sighted people of their approach. The company has partnered with national charity Thomas Pocklington Trust (TPT) to design the feature and roll it out across its fleet in 2021.

Weiterlesen

– ADVERTISEMENT –



Nov 26, 2020 - 05:34 pm

GCK Motorsport reveals electric & H2 rally cars

GCK Motorsport has announced a battery-electric rally car to debut next year during the Dakar Rally. The company is also developing a hydrogen-powered rally car that they will introduce in 2022 to be ready for action in 2023 or 2024.

Weiterlesen
Nov 26, 2020 - 01:51 pm

Tesla planning to manufacture chargers in China

Tesla appears to be planning a production facility for chargers near its car factory in Shanghai. Over in Europe, the prices for the Model S and Model X have been increased, while in the USA the Model X and some Model Y will have to go to the workshop for a recall.

Weiterlesen

– ADVERTISEMENT –



Nov 26, 2020 - 01:17 pm

Škoda starts series production of all-electric Enyaq

Škoda has started series production of its all-electric Enyaq iV model based on MEB. Up to 350 units of the e-SUV will eventually be produced daily at Škoda’s main plant in Mladá Boleslav on the same lines as the Octavia and Karoq model series containing combustion engines.

Weiterlesen
Nov 25, 2020 - 08:44 pm

Royal Household not amused over common charging

A couple living in a property belonging to the Royal Household have said they are facing eviction over electric car charging. Having been forced to spend more time at home in lockdown, they used a common socket without permission.

Weiterlesen
Nov 25, 2020 - 06:45 pm

Ebusco and Rocsys reveal e-bus charging robot

Dutch electric bus and charging infrastructure manufacturer Ebusco and Rocsys, a supplier of plug-in robots, are joining forces to automate bus depots. Their first robot automatically inserts the CCS plug of the depot charger into the electric bus for charging.

Weiterlesen
Nov 25, 2020 - 06:17 pm

Hyundai expands VIVe car-sharing in rural Spain

About a year ago, Hyundai introduced an e-car sharing service for Spain under the VIVe label. Following the success of the pilot project in the village of Campisábalos, Hyundai is now rolling out the service nationwide.

Weiterlesen
Nov 25, 2020 - 04:32 pm

Audi offers 22-kW charger option with e-tron

Audi now offers a second onboard charger for the e-tron 55 and the e-tron Sportback 55, which allows doubling the AC charging power from 11 to up to 22 kW. This option will also be available for the e-tron 50 and e-tron S models in mid-2021. There is no retrofit solution.

Weiterlesen
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.

Weiterlesen
Nov 25, 2020 - 03:26 pm

Northvolt teams up with Cake on e-motorbikes

The Swedish companies Northvolt and Cake have entered into a long-term partnership to supply sustainable battery cells for electric motorcycles. The aim is to bring various Cake models with Northvolt battery cells to market from the first half of 2022.

Weiterlesen
Nov 25, 2020 - 02:52 pm

Kuka to build underbody for VW ID.Buzz

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has entrusted Kuka with the planning, delivery, assembly and commissioning of a fully automated body shop for the substructure of the purely electrical ID. Buzz. The model will be produced at the VWN plant in Hanover from 2022.

Weiterlesen
Nov 25, 2020 - 02:22 pm

Japan to double electric vehicle subsidies

According to reports in Japanese media, the government of Japan plans to double its subsidies for battery-electric vehicles as part of a supplementary budget for 2020. This includes both privately owned vehicles as well as company vehicles.

Weiterlesen
Nov 24, 2020 - 05:40 pm

Mahle opens electric axle drive testing facility

The automotive supplier Mahle has opened a new test bench for electric drives in Fellbach near Stuttgart, Germany. In the future, individual drive units and complete electric axle drives for electric cars and plug-in hybrids will be tested there. The first test for a customer has already been completed.

Weiterlesen
Nov 24, 2020 - 05:34 pm

Hyundai presents new Mistra sedan in China

At the Guangzhou Motor Show, Hyundai has unveiled the next version of the Mistra compact sedan, which will be available for the first time as a purely electric version. The model has been marketed exclusively in China since 2013 and is built by Beijing Hyundai, a joint venture between BAIC Motor and Hyundai.

Weiterlesen
Nov 24, 2020 - 05:27 pm

Mahindra improves development process with Dassault Systèmes

At the 3DEXPERIENCE Conference 2020 in India, Dassault Systèmes announced their contribution to Mahindra’s development process: Using their Simulia applications, the Indian vehicle manufacturer was able to reduce costs, improve fuel efficiency, and to bring their vehicles to market more quickly.

Weiterlesen
Nov 24, 2020 - 04:51 pm

Second life for a coal power plant in Germany

In a former coal-fired power plant in Elverlingsen, Germany, a new stationary battery storage system made up of of electric car batteries has been put into operation. The project was jointly developed by Renault, the technology company The Mobility House and the electricity storage system expert Fenecon.

Weiterlesen
Nov 24, 2020 - 02:02 pm

Europe gets help from China & Tesla on battery cells

The European Battery Alliance has reached more than 500 members from the industry three years after its foundation. At the European Conference on Batteries, politicians and entrepreneurs discussed the future of battery production in Europe with a prominent guest from California.

Weiterlesen
Nov 24, 2020 - 11:06 am

Kona owners unhappy with software fix

The Kona Electric battery fires now have resulted in legal repercussions for Hyundai. Around 200 owners of the model have filed a class action lawsuit against the Korean car manufacturer.

Weiterlesen
Nov 23, 2020 - 02:57 pm

Damon presents two new electric motorcycles

The Canadian startup Damon Motorcycles has introduced two new electric motorcycles based on its Hyperdrive platform and opened pre-orders. Both bikes are slightly cheaper and weaker than the previous high-performance model Hypersport.

Weiterlesen
Nov 23, 2020 - 02:40 pm

Volkswagen postpones US sales launch of VW ID.4

Volkswagen postponed the US sales launch of the VW ID.4 from December 2020 to March 2021 as the company is putting deliveries in the European Union first. The reason is that the reduction of CO2 to avoid penalty payments to the EU is a clear priority.

Weiterlesen
Nov 23, 2020 - 11:02 am

Nissan & Dongfeng announce 17 EVs by 2023

Dongfeng Motor Company Limited (DFL), the Chinese joint venture of Dongfeng and Nissan, plans to introduce at least 17 electrified models of the Dongfeng, Nissan, Venucia and Infiniti brands by 2023.

Weiterlesen
Nov 23, 2020 - 10:44 am

LG Chem may supply cells for Tesla China Model Y

According to Chinese media reports, Tesla has signed a contract with LG Chem to supply battery cells for the Model Y made in China. Specifically, LG Chem will supply NMC cells for the Long Range and Performance versions of Tesla’s midsize SUV.

Weiterlesen
Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2020/11/27/the-sound-of-scooters/
27.11.2020 11:02