Electric scooter companies go for battery exchange
VOI Technology is apparently operating its electric kick scooter rental service completely emission-free in a trial city through the use of electric transporters and cargo pedelecs. Tier Mobility and Circ are also using new electric kick scooters with replaceable batteries.
Zalando tests electric deliveries in Hamburg
Zalando is testing the delivery of parcels with electric vehicles in Hamburg. For the test, which is initially limited to three months, Zalando is using electric vehicles powered by green electricity from Mercedes, Nissan, Renault and a micro delivery vehicle from Ari Motors.
Dynamo Taxi: London’s first all-electric cab
London is getting an all-electric taxi. The Dynamo Taxi presented now and officially approved by Transport for London (TfL) is based on the Nissan e-NV200 Evalia and has been modified by the British company Dynamo for taxi use.
Chronopost expands electric van fleet in France
The French parcel service Chronopost continues to expand its electric vehicle fleet. The DPD subsidiary now ordered a total of 400 electric transporters from Voltia, that already delivered 320. The converted Nissan EVs will be used in eleven French cities.
Nissan NV200 van to only be produced as electric van
In future, Nissan will offer its NV200 Transporter only with an electric drive. According to the manufacturer, production of the diesel version will end in the summer of this year, from where the model will continue exclusively as the e-NV200 electric version.
Nissan presents camper based on e-NV200
At the Madrid International Auto Show, Nissan has presented a new camper series, which is based on a retooled version of the electric transporter e-NV200. The e-NV200 camper is thus far only accessible in Spain, however.
Nissan starts delivery of new e-NV200
Nissan has begun the delivery of its Barcelona-made e-NV200 with an increased battery capacity by 40 kW. Since the market launch in January, more than 4,000 orders have been accepted for the new e-NV200, according to Nissan.
Chronopost orders 100 e-transporters from Voltia
The french parcel service Chronopost, who belongs to the DPD Group, has ordered 100 electric transporters from the Slovak Voltia. The acquisition is part of Chronopost’s plan to eventually deliver packages in Paris on a completely electrical basis.
Nissan launches EV offensive in Japan
Nissan has announced to release three new electric models as well as five new models using the e-Power range extender in Japan by 2022. The push is part of their Nissan M.O.V.E. to 2022 campaign for electrification and includes ride sharing.