Tag: Czech Republic

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 Škoda Electric

Škoda 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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Feb 28, 2020 - 01:47 pm

Škoda Auto’s BeRider e-scooters return to Prague

This month, the green-painted electric scooters from the BeRider sharing initially launched through Škoda Auto’s DigiLab will return to the centre of Prague and in much greater numbers. This follows the completion of a successful pilot project exploring the potential for the service in the Czech capital.

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Feb 26, 2020 - 04:09 pm

GreenGo electric car-sharing expands to Prague

The Hungarian provider GreenGo is starting an electric car-sharing service in Prague. The fleet will initially comprise of 100 VW e-Up and is to be doubled within three months. GreenGo is also active in Budapest, where the fleet was expanded last year from 45 to 300 electric cars.

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Jan 23, 2020 - 03:16 pm

WeShare is expanding across Europe

WeShare, the car-sharing service from Volkswagen and Škoda, will expand to seven more cities in Germany and other European countries in 2020. Following Prague and Hamburg in the spring, WeShare will also be launched in Paris, Madrid, Budapest, Munich and Milan in the course of the year.

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Jan 7, 2020 - 01:16 pm

Škoda’s Superb iV now available to order in UK

Škoda’s first albeit semi-electric vehicle is up for order. The books are now open in the UK for the Superb iV, starting with a price of £31,970. The plug-in hybrid comes in one of four trim variants and is set to hit UK showrooms this month.

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Nov 17, 2019 - 06:59 pm

CZ: Škoda installs fast-charging with flywheel tech

In Prague, Škoda Auto DigiLab has started the pilot of a particularly innovative fast-charging station. It uses kinetic flywheel technology made by Israel’s start-up Chakratec and provides twice as much electricity as the national grid can supply.

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Oct 9, 2019 - 06:09 pm

Nissan & Plugsurfing charging app starts in Europe

The Nissan Charge App developed by Nissan and Plugsurfing enables electric car drivers to charge at over 100,000 charging points throughout Europe. The service that includes navigation and charge management first launches in Italy and Germany before successively covering other markets.

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Sep 14, 2019 - 07:58 pm

Charging the Czech Republic

The CEZ Group has selected the Israeli software specialist Driivz to manage CEZ’ charging infrastructure in the Czech Republic. This concerns both the existing network called ČEZ Electromobility and its further expansion.

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Aug 16, 2019 - 03:05 pm

Uber & Lime expand cooperation in Europe

Uber clients in Europe may now book Lime e-bikes straight through the Uber app. The cooperation started in the US and is currently being rolled out across the continent. Prague, Warsaw and Stockholm are among the first wave of European markets with other capitals to follow suit.

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Jul 19, 2019 - 12:34 pm

Hyundai to make Kona Electric in Czech Republic

Hyundai is apparently hatching plans to produce the fully-electric Kona at its Czech plant from the first half of 2020. So far, the Kona Electric has only been manufactured in South Korea from where it is exported all over the world.

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May 23, 2019 - 05:06 pm

Skoda debuts first electrified models in Bratislava

Skoda has presented their first electrified serial models for which the Czech brand has created the new subsidiary brand iV in Bratislava, Slovakia. For now, the iV range includes a battery electric model in form of the Citigo e iV and a plug-in hybrid called Superb iV.

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Apr 4, 2019 - 02:59 pm

Skoda launches Czech e-mobility pilot project

Before series production of the all-battery electric version of the Skoda Citigo starts in the fourth quarter of this year, the manufacturer is launching a pilot project with prototypes of the VW e-Up-based electric motor: ten Citigo E-Pilots will be made available to selected customers and facilities in the Czech Republic.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/09/14/czech-pm-says-his-country-cant-handle-eu-emissions-targets/
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