Tag: Czech Republic

Nov 28, 2022 - 01:40 pm

MW Motors revamps the retro electric car Luka EV

In 2018, the Czech company MW Motors delivered a foretaste of a small electric car in retro design with the Luka EV. Now there is an official update on the project: shortly before the planned start of production, the company has decided to completely overhaul the car.

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Nov 16, 2022 - 04:59 pm

Maersk opens battery storage facility in Czech Republic

Logistics company Maersk has opened a storage facility specifically for electric car batteries in Teplice, Czech Republic. According to Maersk, the 14,000-square-metre warehouse has extensive safety equipment to ensure optimal handling of electric car batteries.

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Nov 14, 2022 - 01:22 pm

Geely is moving on Eastern Europe

The Chinese car company Geely is bringing the Geometry C to market in Eastern Europe. While the compact electric car will continue to be sold in China under the Geometry brand, it will apparently be marketed in Europe as the Geely Geometry C directly under the name of the parent company.

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Oct 11, 2022 - 03:26 pm

Skoda Group receives order for 33 trolleybuses

The Transport Company of the Czech city of Ústí nad Labem has ordered 33 trolleybuses from Skoda Group. These are based on the Skoda 27Tr model, which already transports residents in the north Bohemian city. Only a technological difference exists.

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Jun 23, 2022 - 01:17 pm

Skoda to install 200 ultra-rapid charge points in Prague

Skoda Auto and Czech energy company Prazska Energetika have agreed to install 100 ultra-rapid charging stations in Prague throughout 2025. A working group including members from both parties is charged with identifying the best locations across the capital of the Czech Republic.

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Apr 27, 2022 - 12:42 pm

Skoda relaunches Enyaq production

The Czech VW brand Skoda is ramping up production of its all-electric Enyaq iV at its main plant in Mladá Boleslav. Production had to be interrupted for a few weeks due to supply bottlenecks for wiring harnesses.

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Apr 26, 2022 - 05:57 pm

Hubject collaborates with CEZ Group

Hubject has announced a cooperation with the Czech energy company and charging point operator CEZ. The collaboration will connect more than 2,000 additional public charging points to Hubject’s e-roaming platform Intercharge.

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Feb 25, 2022 - 03:24 pm

Skoda integrates Enyaq ME3.0 charging upgrade

Skoda has announced a software update for its MEB models in the Enyaq family. Called ME3, it includes improvements in range and charging performance, just like the underlying E3.0 update at VW. But it also adjusts some of the criticized displays.

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Feb 14, 2022 - 02:16 pm

Skoda kicks off series production of the Enyaq Coupé iV

Skoda has started producing the Enyaq Coupé iV ins series at its main plant in Mladá Boleslav, Czech Republic. The facility churns out more than 120 units of the Coupé a day, alongside the Enyaq iV, Octavia and its PHEV offshoot Octavia iV model series.

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Dec 22, 2021 - 11:02 am

Czech Republic wants to keep a foot in the past

The Czech Republic’s new head of government, Petr Fiala, has announced his opposition to the EU Commission’s planned de facto ban on internal combustion vehicles from 2035. “This is unacceptable and the Czech Republic will seek allies in Europe to prevent it,” said the prime minister.

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Dec 1, 2021 - 02:55 pm

Skoda Transportation & Temsa debut E’City trolley bus

Skoda Transportation Group presented its new E’City trolleybus at the CzechBus show in Prague. The all-electric bus can carry 69 passengers, 28 seated, and builds on chassis from Skoda’s Turkish partner Temsa. Their first customer is the Prague City Transport Authority (DPP).

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Nov 30, 2021 - 05:57 pm

Skoda tests electric trucks for internal transport

Skoda is now testing two electric tractors for internal transport in Mlada Boleslav, in the Czech Republic. These will replace tractor units with diesel engines on their respective routes by May next year. The purchase of further electric trucks is planned.

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Sep 14, 2021 - 04:32 pm

Czech PM baulks at EU emissions targets

The Czech Republic has joined a growing number of countries and manufacturers that oppose the EU Commission’s climate package. The ‘Fit for 55’ plan effectively bans the sale of combustion engine cars in Europe from 2035 – an unwelcome move for some.

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Jul 27, 2021 - 01:15 pm

Czech government & CEZ plan battery plant

The Czech government has approved an MoU with the majority state-owned energy company CEZ to build a “gigafactory” in the country to produce batteries for electric cars. The investment is to amount to around two billion euros.

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Jun 25, 2021 - 03:11 pm

Skoda plans to launch 3 new BEVs by 2030

The Czech Volkswagen subsidiary Skoda has presented its new corporate strategy until 2030. The most important key statement regarding electric mobility: Skoda confirms at least three more purely electric models by the end of the decade.

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Mar 25, 2021 - 12:43 pm

Škoda to launch coupé variant of the Enyaq iV

Škoda will launch a coupé variant of the Enyaq iV electric model later this year, the Czech Volkswagen brand has now announced. Škoda is also calling for one of VW’s six battery cell factories to be built in the Czech Republic.

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Mar 23, 2021 - 04:03 pm

Ostrava orders 24 e-buses from Solaris

Polish bus manufacturer Solaris has received its first electric bus order from the Czech Republic. The transport operator Dopravní Podnik in Ostrava (DPO) has ordered 24 Urbino 12 electric buses from the Polish manufacturer, including the charging infrastructure.

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Feb 25, 2021 - 12:10 am

Prague’s charging infrastructure set to grow

The city of Prague has adopted a plan that will initially see the building of over 750 charging stations for electric cars. These are to be placed at strategically favourable locations in the Czech capital within the next four years. The City has also outlined plans for further expansion.

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Feb 9, 2021 - 01:33 pm

Mobile charger by Nimble Energy comes on-demand

Nimble Energy has come up with a mobile charging solution for electric cars. The Czech startup, specialised in energy storage and charging stations, is building an on-demand service called Nimbee for drivers seeking to charge on the go.

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Feb 2, 2021 - 06:50 pm

Prague orders 14 ebuses from Skoda Electric

Skoda Electric has received an order for fourteen new electric buses from Prague Public Transport. This is the first delivery of e-buses to be carried out by Škoda in cooperation with its Turkish sister company Temsa.

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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.

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Oct 5, 2020 - 09:39 pm

NEXT-E charging network to work with Hubject

The EU project NEXT-E with 252 fast-charging stations will soon be connected to Hubject’s eRoaming platform Intercharge. This involves 222 fast chargers with 50 kW and 30 HPC stations with 150 to 350 kW charging capacity in seven Eastern European countries.

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May 7, 2020 - 02:19 pm

Škoda electric Enyaq to come in 5 variants

Škoda has now announced technical details for the first purely electric production model based on MEB; the Enyaq SUV. Five different performance variants (three with rear-wheel drive and two with four-wheel drive) and three battery sizes will be available.

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Apr 7, 2020 - 02:27 pm

MW Motor & UAZ will build an electric 469 Hunter

After the formidable Luka EV retro presented in 2018, the Czech company MW Motors is now attracting attention with a new project: MW Motors Spartan is a fully off-road electric vehicle based on the 469 Hunter from the Russian manufacturer UAZ.

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Mar 26, 2020 - 11:12 am

Not enough power for the getaway

In the Czech Republic, a thief who had stolen a Tesla Model S was caught trying to charge the car at a third-party Tesla service centre in Prague with a left over range of only 5 km.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/11/28/mw-motors-revamps-the-retro-electric-car-luka-ev/
28.11.2022 13:40