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21.06.2018 - 13:22

Volvo presents brand new S60 with two PHEV options

Volvo has taken the wraps off the long expected S60 series that marks the end of diesel or better, the beginning of the electrified era at the Swedish carmaker as the S60 comes in two plug-in hybrid variants. And it is another first as the car is made entirely in Volvo’s new U.S. factory.

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20.06.2018 - 17:34

Brand new electric Smart cars to share in Stuttgart

The car2go fleet in Mercedes’ home town Stuttgart is the first to include the electric Smart of the latest generation. They boast the new faster charger and Smart wants to complete the exchange of all 500 electric cars with new ones this autumn.

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19.06.2018 - 18:42

Electric mini-plane takes flight in Norway

In Oslo an electric mini-plane made by Slowenian manufacturer Pipistrel took off for a short test flight with the Norwegian minister for transport Ketil Solvik-Olse. The Alpha Electro G2 aircraft was piloted by Dag Falk-Peterson, head of the state-owned company Avinor, which operates Norwegian airports.

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19.06.2018 - 17:06

ZF introduces axle hybrid concept for small vehicles

The eAMT (electrified Automated Manual Transmission) system by the automobile supplier ZF was developed as a concept to electrify small and compact vehicles with front wheel drive and a transverse engine. To do this, ZF combined their electric axle drive system (eVD) and the automated manual transmission (AMT).

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19.06.2018 - 13:48

WE Solutions plans to 3D print cars

The company supported by billionaire Li Ka-Shing from Hong Kong has announced plans to print electric vehicles in Shanghai. These will mainly be used to taxi and ride-hailing services in China.

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19.06.2018 - 13:12

Mercedes tests EQC under summer conditions

After the successful completion of winter testing for the EQC, Mercedes-Benz has sent the vehicle to Spain to undergo an extensive stress testing program under intense heat and sun, with temperatures up to 50°C.

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19.06.2018 - 12:27

Tesla to receive royal approval?

Prince Charles says he is looking to add more electric cars to the royal fleet, but seems to be torn between Tesla and Jaguar so far. His Royal Highness has met with Elon Musk’s brother Kimbal and tested a Model X on the occasion.

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18.06.2018 - 15:23

Magna expanding electric car production to China

Magna is en route to make it big in China as the supplier is preparing the launch of two joint ventures with BAIC. Together they want to develop new energy vehicles and Magna stands ready to take over an existing BAIC facility that builds 180,000 EVs a year.

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16.06.2018 - 16:23

Guangdong to electrify bus fleet

The southern Chinese province of Guangdong has decided to entirely bank on electric buses: A new legal guideline by the regional government stipulates that all buses in the cities Guangzhou and Zhuhai will have to be replaced by electric buses by the end of this year.

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16.06.2018 - 15:44

Ikea to deliver emissions-free as of 2025

The Swedish furniture manufacturer has announced ambitious goals for their sustainability strategy for 2030. The goal is to electrify 25% of deliveries by 2020, and to completely electrify the delivery fleet by 2025.

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16.06.2018 - 14:19

Renault opens concept store in Berlin

Renault has now opened a concept store for electric vehicles in Berlin. The 145 square meter Electric Vehicle Experience Center of the Renault subsidiary König is the second of its kind in Europe.

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16.06.2018 - 14:33

Renault invests €1 billion in electric mobility

Renault has announced their plan to invest about 1 billion euros into the expansion of development and production of electrified vehicles in France. Specifically, the manufacturer is planning to develop a new alliance platform for electric vehicles in the Douai factory.

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15.06.2018 - 18:46

Build your own EV kits for kids

Now anybody can play at being Elon and build their own life-size electric vehicles. Infento’s new construction kit lineup includes an electric hot rod, a go-kart, a minibike and a quad, as well as several other models.

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14.06.2018 - 13:39

Will VW release an electric T7 in 2020?

In the coming year, the next generation of the VW T7 bus will be introduced. Currently, the Wolfsburgers are testing several vehicle variants under the chassis of the current generation. It may happen, that the T7 will be introduced as a BEV in the second half of 2020.

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12.06.2018 - 17:41

GAC planning to introduce 4 EVs by 2020

The Chinese vehicle manufacturer Guangzhou Auto is planning to introduce four new fully electric vehicles on the local market by 2020. The first will be an electric Crossover to launch this year.

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12.06.2018 - 13:12

Byton reveals electric premium sedan K-Byte

Just before the CES Asia in Shanghai, Byton has decided to pull back the curtain on their newest concept: The fully electric premium sedan K-Byte. They also announced the name for their e-SUV; It will be called the M-Byte.

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11.06.2018 - 16:54

Electric vehicle for mining by Danfoss and Paus

The Finnish arm of Danish Danfoss has joined Paus Maschinenfabrik from Germany in their drive to electrify mine vehicles. The first fruit of their cooperation is the MinCa 5.1 that has gone serial and is available as either hybrid or all-electric vehicle.

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10.06.2018 - 14:06

Engie fits 50 Kangoo Z.E. with fuel cells

The energy provider Engie has fitted a fleet of 50 Kangoo Z.E. with fuel cell range extenders from Symbio, in Rungis, near Paris, for their employees. A hydrogen fuel station was also installed at the location.

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10.06.2018 - 13:03

Kreisel builds 100 kWh boat battery for Portier

Kreisel Electric has developed a high performance battery, which allows for a high speed of up to 50 knots (93 km/h) on the purportedly fastest serially produced electric boat in the world. The motor for the SAY29E Runabout Carbon has a peak performance of 368 kW.

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09.06.2018 - 14:06

Porsche reveals series name for electric car: Taycan

Porsche has announced the name of their first electric model, previously known as the concept Mission E. The series e-Porsche will be called Taycan. It means “spirited, young horse” according to the manufacturer, leveraging Porsche’s main emblem.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/06/09/porsche-reveals-mission-e-name-taycan/
09.06.2018 14:06