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13.12.2018 - 07:53

FastCharge delivers high power charging at 450 kW

BMW, Porsche, Allego, Phoenix Contact and Siemens succeed in boosting the charging capacity to a remarkable 450 kW. The companies demonstrated prototypes of both charging stations as well as dedicated demo vehicles developed as part of the FastCharge project this Wednesday in Bavaria. And, we were there to document.

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11.12.2018 - 23:49

France: Electric car sales up 111% in November

While the yellow vests may continue to protest in France, electric vehicle sales across the country are on the up, meaning the 2018 trend continues. Sales of all-electric cars have more than doubled in November, with French manufacturers leading the chase.

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11.12.2018 - 14:03

BMW puts €200M into Munich plant to make electric i4

With investments of around 200 million euros in its Munich plant, BMW is getting ready for series production of the all-electric BMW i4. The investments will go into the building and logistics but more so the production as the i4 differs considerably from the models usually made here.

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05.12.2018 - 23:01

After BMW, Tesla overtakes Daimler on stock exchange

Tesla is climbing ever higher and has now not only overtaken BMW but has also surpassed Daimler in stock market value since shares of the Germans fell. At the moment the Californians rank third among all car manufacturers with only large volume manufacturers Toyota and Volkswagen being ahead.

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30.11.2018 - 19:19

BMW, BASF & Samsung want sustainable cobalt mining

BMW, BASF, Samsung SDI and Samsung Electronics have launched a cooperative pilot project to support sustainable and fair cobalt mining initiatives in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The German development agency GIZ will coordinate the project.

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29.11.2018 - 18:12

BMW could force PHEVs to go electric in cities

BMW could force their plug-in hybrids to go fully electric in heavily polluted inner cities, according to development chief Klaus Fröhlich. The GPS could then turn off the combustion engine, providing only clean electric propulsion.

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28.11.2018 - 16:29

BMW localises battery production in Thailand

BMW will produce high-voltage batteries for plug-in hybrids in Thailand together with the Dräxlmaier Group. The batteries, made in a new production facility near BMW’s Rayong plant, will help power the PHEV versions of the 5 and 7 series and the X5.

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16.11.2018 - 19:07

BMW announces details to the new 330e PHEV

The 330e PHEV will be available starting next summer. Then the plug-in hybrid will use the so-called XtraBoost system – a first for BMW. The drive boosts the 185 kW PHEV motor with an extra 30 kW. Plus, a new battery doubles the range as well.

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05.11.2018 - 18:17

This breathtaking BMW slogan will leave you speechless

BMW is not the usual carmaker given they have made an earnest effort to deliver, well one so far, electric car as early as 2013. While they are also gearing up to deliver more PEVs in future, they have not yet let go of their gas guzzling past as this truly unfortunate slogan shows.

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05.11.2018 - 17:56

DriveNow expands into 5 more London boroughs

BMW’s car sharing service DriveNow will become bigger in Britain. Their London fleet will soon include five more districts. 410 new BMW and Mini cars are expected to join the fleet this coming January, including 80 more BMW i3 electric cars.

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02.11.2018 - 16:14

Tesla Model 3 hijacks sales from major brands

After Tesla reported a profit this Q3 due to strong sales of the Model 3, reverberations are being felt across the industry. Carmakers like BMW and Audi are losing the bracket for their middle class models such as the 3 series and Audi A4.

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31.10.2018 - 16:35

France: Carmakers agree to supplement eMobility

The French government and major carmakers have agreed to subsidise the switch from fossil fuel powered cars to electric vehicles. The manufacturers will thus supplement France’s scrappage scheme so that it can be raised and extended in 2019.

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29.10.2018 - 19:03

Electric scooter so safe you may not need a helmet

German scootermaker Govecs is working on a scooter supposed to be so safe, drivers will not require a helmet. In order to receive approval from the authorities, Govecs has turned to BMW. The carmaker has a patent pending for such a safety technology and was open to a licensing agreement, says Govecs.

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28.10.2018 - 10:48

BMW gears up Dingolfing factory for EV manufacturing

BMW has begun preparing their manufacturing facilities for increased EV production, including electric drive systems and batteries. The upgrades and adjustments for the battery assembly for the Mini EV alone will cost a two digit figure in the millions.

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15.10.2018 - 16:13

BMW, Northvolt & Umicore to create green battery

A new technology consortium consisting of BMW, Northvolt and Umicore will develop a sustainable value chain for battery cells. The news comes right on the heels of the European Battery Alliance counting their efforts and progress.

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11.10.2018 - 10:33

BMW to take over 75 % majority of China-JV BBA

BMW is pushing ahead with its electrical plans in China. First, the carmaker takes over the majority of the joint venture with local car manufacturer Brilliance, second, the joint venture announced that it would invest over 3 bn euros in new and existing plant structures in Shenyang.

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27.09.2018 - 18:10

Update on PHEV adaption to WLTP

The new WLTP standard in the EU has automobile manufacturers scrambling to adapt their plug-in hybrid vehicles to the new emissions regulations. Volkswagen, BMW, Mercedes and Porsche have even temporarily halted sales of PHEVs in the EU.

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23.09.2018 - 19:54

BPW applies BMW battery tech to trucks

At the IAA Commercial Vehicles, BPW Bergische Achsen has announced a cooperation with BMW i. In the frame of the cooperation, BPW will be using BMW i battery technology to develop a more powerful axle-motor for electrified trucks.

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20.09.2018 - 17:41

Daimler and BMW’s carsharing to be based in Berlin

After BMW and Daimler announced their intention to bundle their car-sharing capacities from DriveNow and Car2Go, the fusion is starting to take a more definite shape. The manufacturers announced that their planned joint venture will be based in Berlin.

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16.09.2018 - 16:06

BMW presents the Vision iNEXT – production by 2021

BMW presents the look of their future technological direction with the Vision iNEXT, a concept, which will enter serial production in 2021. The SUV is fully electric, highly automated and fully networked and, the core of BMW`s project iNext for now.

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13.09.2018 - 19:40

Hertz offers 45 EVs on Mallorca

The Hertz car rental agency has added to their “Green Collection” on Mallorca, expanding their EV fleet based at the airport to a total of 45 EVs. Another expansion is set to follow in the coming months.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/09/13/hertz-offers-45-evs-on-mallorca-now/
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