Tag: electrification

Jun 16, 2019 - 08:15 pm

UK: Government departments must move on ULEV

British Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has set out plans for the government to move towards ultra-low emission car fleets over the next decade. The Government Car Service is on track to meet the targets, with EVs making up nearly 23% of the fleet.

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May 16, 2019 - 02:39 pm

US Democrats support combustion sales ban for 2040

In the USA, Democrats are launching a new bill to end the sale of cars with internal combustion engines nationwide from 2040. As an interim goal, the draft stipulates that by 2030 half of all new sold vehicles must be emissions-free.

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Apr 30, 2019 - 04:05 pm

LA targets 100% electric vehicles by 2050

Los Angeles Mayor, Eric Garcetti has just introduced a target for the eradication of CO2 emissions in all transport, housing, industrial and governmental applications by 2050. By 2025, electric vehicles in the city shall increase by 25% and 80% by 2035.

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Dec 6, 2018 - 01:56 pm

Opel announces details to 2020 electrification strategy

Opel has been releasing details regarding their planned electrification strategy over the next two years. Among other things, the manufacturer will open the order books for two electrified models in the first half of 2019: the new electric Corsa and the Grandland X plug-in hybrid.

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Nov 2, 2018 - 02:45 pm

Jaguar reimagines electric city design

Together with the London architecture office Barr Gazetas, Jaguar has developed multiple concepts to showcase how electric mobility could change cities in future by reutilising the past. Four bold drafts have been published.

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Oct 10, 2018 - 08:52 pm

Israel zeroing in on electric transport

The Israeli Minister for Energy, Yuval Steinitz, has outlines his plan to phase-out all fossil-fuel powered vehicles by 2030. He had hinted as much previously but now included commercial vehicles in his masterplan.

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Sep 16, 2018 - 06:46 pm

California governor signs 16 environmental bills

California governor Jerry Brown has signed a series of environmental bills in a direct challenge to the Trump administration, which aim to boost EV use among economically challenged groups and reinforce the state’s climate action.

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Jun 23, 2018 - 12:46 pm

VW & FAW to double electric car production facility

Volkswagen and its joint venture partner FAW are pressing to double their production facility in China. Their electric car production site in Foshan is currently churning out 300,000 EVs a year but it to grow into a “mega factory” with an annual capacity for over half a million units.

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May 30, 2018 - 02:40 pm

PSA and Opel/Vauxhall agree on mid-term future

Ten months after French PSA has taken over Opel, they have come to an agreement regarding the Opel facilities in Germany. The Eisennach factory will start making the Grandland X including a PHEV version from mid-2019. Further investments into R&D are planned as well.

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May 17, 2018 - 05:15 pm

Korea to fully electrify buses and trucks by 2030

The government in Seoul wants all buses and trucks to run with zero emissions by 2030, according to local media reports. Moreover, they want to increase the number of fast-charging stations for electric cars to 10,000 by 2022 and also electrify mail delivery.

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May 15, 2018 - 06:14 pm

Kia to push first mild-hybrid system this year

Korea’s Kia will introduce their first 48V diesel mild-hybrid powertrain in the second half of 2018. The first model to utilise the compact system will be the Kia Sportage before the mild-hybrid will help along the Ceed as well from 2019.

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Apr 4, 2018 - 05:42 pm

Hawaii to electrify its transport with renewables

The three largest utilities of Haiwaii have released their strategic roadmap that shall lead to transport becoming electric and charged with renewable energy from 2045. The aim is to make the world’s most remote islands independent from fossil fuel imports.

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https://www.electrive.com/2019/10/02/leclanche-becomes-bombardiers-preferred-battery-supplier/
02.10.2019 14:17