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18.08.2019 - 10:02

A busy bee sets Twitter a buzz

A few days ago Elon Musk busied himself tweeting a lot of “bee content”. Since then, there has been speculation that the bee emojis and related word games are not just Twitter gags, but an allusion to the name of the planned Tesla pickup.

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17.08.2019 - 10:46

Hyundai launches two battery-electric models in China

Hyundai is launching its second and third electric model on the Chinese market this year. The electric version of the Hyundai Encino (known outside China as the Kona) will be launched in October, before a battery-powered version of the Lafesta sedan, available exclusively in China, will follow in December.

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16.08.2019 - 18:46

Denmark’s super ferry Ellen takes to the sea

The electric ship Ellen is to ferries what a supercar is to series production. Yet, the vessel is made for real-life application and now launched on its maiden journey. Full commercial operation will run between the islands of Aerø and Als in southern Denmark.

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16.08.2019 - 14:39

Electric vehicle startup Nio exhibits growing pains

One of the seemingly more stable electric vehicle startups, Nio, is running into problems that have been building for some time. Following recalls and decreasing delivery numbers as well as investment issues, co-founder Jack Cheng has now departed, leaving Nio in jeopardy.

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15.08.2019 - 15:43

Ford talks partnership details with Rivian

After its $500M investment in the electric car startup Rivian, Ford will not only use its platform for a future electric vehicle but will also probably have it assembled by Rivian. In an interview, Ford’s CEO, Jim Hackett, indicated that Rivian’s Illinois plant would suit Ford’s assembly requirements.

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14.08.2019 - 14:35

India’s first electric motorcycle delayed

The Indian electric motorcycle Emflux One presented last year will not be launched this year as originally planned, but only next year. Nevertheless, the startup from India is already announcing its second Emflux Two model.

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14.08.2019 - 12:56

Rest in peace, modern styles

The Norwegian engineer Jan Erik Naley has come up with a very special Model S conversion as he made the Tesla into a hearse. Let’s hope the reduced emissions will also reduce demand for the vehicle’s services.

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13.08.2019 - 15:50

First pre-series eCascadia models delivered

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has delivered the first units of its battery-electric Freightliner eCascadia truck to customers. However, these are test vehicles and series production is not scheduled to start until 2021.

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13.08.2019 - 15:38

Bucharest ordered 130 hybrid buses

The Romanian capital Bucharest has ordered 130 hybrid buses from Mercedes-Benz. Deliveries of the Citaro Hybrid are scheduled to take place between May 2020 and January 2021. Bucharest also plans to procure 100 battery-electric buses, 100 trolleybuses and 100 trams.

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13.08.2019 - 15:05

Warwick Uni gives Jaguar I-Pace batteries 2nd Life

Researchers from Warwick University have succeeded in repurposing Jaguar I-Pace batteries as a small energy storage system. Each unit contains about 2 kWh energy capacity, and can power “a small shop, a farm, or multiple residential homes,” claims the team.

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13.08.2019 - 14:38

Tesla starts Model 3 sales in South Korea

Tesla has started selling Model 3 in South Korea at prices starting at 52 million won (about 43,000 dollars) before subsidies. Buyers can look forward to subsidies from the state government and provincial governments totalling up to 20 million won.

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13.08.2019 - 13:39

MotoE still hitting speed bumps

The premiere season of the electric motorcycle racing series MotoE continues to be marked by breakdowns. After the start of the season had to be postponed due to a big fire in the paddock in Jerez, there was another fire in the Spielberg paddock on Friday, when Niki Tuuli’s electric bike went up in flames […]

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12.08.2019 - 14:00

EDAG develops EV assembly technique

The German development service provider EDAG has developed a scalable floor assembly for electric vehicles. According to EDAG, the Scalebase makes it possible to flexibly scale floor assembly for almost all middle and upper-class electric vehicles.

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12.08.2019 - 12:13

Audi rumoured to be planning electric R8

Audi is reportedly planning a fully electric successor for its R8 sports car and intends to cooperate with Rimac to make this happen. According to a British media report, a name, a plant and a planned start date have already been decided upon.

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12.08.2019 - 11:38

Grumpy customer or tricky manufacturer?

After Tesla reduced the range of older Model S and Model X vehicles by software update at the beginning of this year after a fire in a Model S in Hong Kong, a lawsuit has now been filed against the electric car manufacturer.

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11.08.2019 - 17:10

Enduring power with speed: Porsche Taycan (video)

It seems that the Porsche Taycan can keep up full power even when accelerating several times in direct succession. In the video below, viewers can see what the first electric car made in the German town of Zuffenhausen can really do.

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08.08.2019 - 15:11

UK: Peugeot officially announces 208 pricing

Peugeot UK has finally officially announced the pricing and specifications of the new 208 for the UK, which also includes the details for the electric version, e-208. After subsidies, British customers will pay £25,050 for the electric vehicle. Deliveries are expected to begin in 2020.

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08.08.2019 - 13:07

Pininfarina in talks for new electric platform

Automobili Pininfarina is planning a full series of further electric models, such as an SUV and a sedan, to follow its fully-electric super sports car Battista presented in March. According to the CEO, the brand now wants to develop a platform for these models.

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07.08.2019 - 15:34

Hanover orders 48 Mercedes eCitaro buses

In order to completely electrify the bus traffic in the city centre from the Northern German city of Hanover by 2023, the public transport operator ÜSTRA ordered 48 new electric buses. After the Europe-wide tender has been completed, Daimler has been awarded the framework contract.

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07.08.2019 - 13:30

Iridium presents electric RV with increased range

Eight months after its world premiere at the Stuttgart travel trade fair CMT, the Iridium brand will present the second generation of its motorhomes with all-electric drives at the Caravan Salon Düsseldorf from 31 August to 8 September.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/08/19/fiat-chrysler-planning-a-fully-electric-panda/
19.08.2019 11:45