Tag: BEV

May 20, 2022 - 02:47 pm

ID.4 production kicks off in Emden

The VW ID.4 is now also being produced in Emden. This means that the ID.4 is now built at the German sites in Zwickau and Emden as well as in the Chinese plants in Anting and Foshan. From autumn this year, production for the US market will start in Chattanooga.

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May 20, 2022 - 01:50 pm

Daimler Truck & Sysco sign MoU for 800 electric trucks

The US food delivery company Sysco has signed a letter of intent with Daimler Truck North America (DTNA) to purchase up to 800 Freightliner eCascadia electric trucks. The first eCascadia delivery is scheduled to arrive at Sysco’s Riverside, California location later this year.

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May 20, 2022 - 01:41 pm

Nissan & Mitsubishi present compact EV for Japan

Nissan and Mitsubishi have presented a jointly developed electric small car for the Japanese market. It is marketed by Nissan under the name ‘Sakura’ and by Mitsubishi as ‘eK X EV’ and offers a range of 180 kilometres, according to Japanese WLTP standards.

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May 20, 2022 - 12:07 pm

Tesla considers building BEV & battery factory in Indonesia

Indonesia’s investment minister, Bahlil Lahadalia, is confident that Tesla will make investments in the country. According to media reports, Elon Musk has agreed to build a plant in the industrial complex in Central Java province after meeting with Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo.

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May 20, 2022 - 11:57 am

Polestar lowers EV production targets for 2022

Polestar reported a new sales record for the first four months of this year. At the same time, the electric car brand is reducing its planned number of vehicle sales to customers for 2022 from 65,000 to around 50,000 units.

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May 19, 2022 - 05:18 pm

Hyundai & Kia announce major e-mobility investments

Hyundai and Kia plan to invest 21 trillion won (just under $17 billion) in electric car production in South Korea by 2030. The goal is to increase annual production from an estimated 350,000 units this year to 1.44 million units in 2030.

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May 19, 2022 - 03:44 pm

Renault Scenic Vision concept with battery & fuel cell

Renault has presented the Scenic Vision, a compact class show car that has both a large battery and fuel cell on board. The car can run on electricity from the socket and recharge from hydrogen while driving. The French company describes the concept as a “battery fuel cell drive”.

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May 19, 2022 - 12:43 pm

Mahindra to use MEB components

Volkswagen and the Indian vehicle manufacturer Mahindra are exploring the use of MEB components in Mahindra’s new “Born Electric Platform”. A cooperation agreement that has now been concluded sets the framework for further evaluation of the collaboration.

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May 18, 2022 - 03:42 pm

Genesis GV60 sales launch commences in the USA

Genesis announced the start of sales of its first electric vehicle GV60 in the United States. The GV60 will be offered in two packages in the USA, with the GV60 Advanced AWD starting at an MSRP of $58,890 and the GV60 Performance AWD at $67,890.

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May 18, 2022 - 01:10 pm

Mercedes electric G-Class to use Sila batteries

Mercedes-Benz is adding another cell chemistry to its battery portfolio. This is made possible by a cooperation with Sila Nanotechnologies. The silicon anode chemistry of the Californian company is to be available for the first time as an option for the future electric G-Class.

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May 17, 2022 - 06:02 pm

Solo AVT reveals autonomous truck design

California-based Solo Advanced Vehicle Technologies has revealed the design and specifications of a new electric Class 8 truck designed specifically for autonomous driving. The company has also announced $7 million in seed funding.

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May 17, 2022 - 03:37 pm

Ree Automotive announces robotic assembly lines for Coventry plant

The Israeli company Ree Automotive plans to implement cloud-based robot assembly lines at its integration centre in Coventry, UK. The initial focus will be on the P7 modular platform for commercial vehicles such as trucks and buses, with the first assembly line expected to go live in the second half of 2022.

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May 17, 2022 - 02:30 pm

Delaware extends Clean Vehicle Rebate Program

In the USA, the state of Delaware has announced that the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control is extending the Clean Vehicle Rebate Program through the end of the year, providing rebates for drivers switching to electric vehicles.

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May 17, 2022 - 12:13 pm

Tesla turned tank by hobbyists

A Youtube clique called “The Real Life Guys” has modified a Tesla Model 3 so that it can also drive through rough terrain. Their solution? They simply fitted the vehicle with chains, although it is hardly “simple” to turn a Tesla into a tank.

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May 16, 2022 - 02:47 pm

Exro signs drive supply deal with evTS

Exro Technologies, a Canadian company that has developed a new class of power electronics for electric motors and batteries, has signed an agreement with Boston-based ev Transportation Services (evTS) to supply an initial quantity of 1,000 units of its 100V Coil Drive System for use in evTS’s 2023 FireFly vehicles.

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May 16, 2022 - 02:25 pm

UK gov’ pushes £200Mn towards zero-emission HGVs

The UK government says it will release over £200 million in funding for a major zero-emission road freight demonstrator programme. Vehicle manufacturers, energy suppliers and fleet and infrastructure operators will be asked to showcase their technology on UK roads.

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https://www.electrive.com/2022/05/20/id-4-production-kicks-off-in-emden/
20.05.2022 14:02