Tag: Europe

Jul 27, 2021 - 02:13 pm

Tesla reveals details on opening Superchargers

During the Tesla earnings call last night, the company also provided details on the planned opening of the Supercharger network to third parties. Central to the idea is the Tesla app to facilitate drivers of electric cars from other manufacturers to supercharge.

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Jul 26, 2021 - 01:57 pm

Hyzon announces lighter & cheaper H2 storage system

Hyzon Motors has developed a new hydrogen storage system for its H2 trucks to reduce weight, manufacturing costs and component requirements. Hyzon also plans to license the proprietary development to other commercial vehicle companies.

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Jul 22, 2021 - 04:49 pm

Fisker to open brand centres in EU & USA in 2022

The Californian electric car manufacturer Fisker gives more details about its plans for branches in the USA and Europe. A series of sales locations is to open starting in L.A, followed by more locations in the USA and Europe.

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Jul 22, 2021 - 03:12 pm

Daimler to exclusively introduce EV platforms from 2025

Daimler presented its updated plans for the upcoming switch to electric mobility at an investor day. The goal: Mercedes-Benz is preparing with new platforms and battery factories to become fully electric before the end of the decade – with one caveat.

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Jul 21, 2021 - 04:56 pm

Lucid Motors plans to launch in Germany in 2022

California-based electric car startup Lucid Motors plans to begin delivering its cars in Germany next year, as the new Country Manager Roberto Russo, confirmed to electrive. Also in 2022, the Air sedan is to arrive in other European countries too.

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Jul 21, 2021 - 12:39 pm

Renault Trucks presents electric refuse truck with low cab

Renault Trucks is launching another electric truck variant as the manufacturer starts marketing the D Wide Z.E. Low Entry Cab, developed for waste transport. The electric refuse truck is equipped with a special, lowered cab and can be ordered throughout Europe with immediate effect.

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Jul 21, 2021 - 11:57 am

ICCT study finds BEVs maintain 70% smaller CO2 footprint

A new study by the ICCT finds battery-electric cars already have a better greenhouse gas emissions record than conventionally powered vehicles – and not only in Europe, but also in China, India or the USA. By 2030, the emissions advantage will increase further.

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Jul 21, 2021 - 11:35 am

Tesla to open Superchargers to 3rd parties in 2021

Elon Musk has now confirmed on Twitter that Tesla will open its Supercharger network to electric cars from other brands later this year. Meanwhile, there is an update on Tesla’s plan to start production of the Semi electric truck this year.

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Jul 20, 2021 - 05:18 pm

Volkswagen sells over 170,000 EVs in first half of 2021

Volkswagen AG delivered more than twice as many electric cars in the first half of 2021 as in the same period last year (+165.2%). The Group had sold 170,939 battery-electric cars worldwide by the end of June, 110,991 of them in Q2 of this year alone.

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Jul 20, 2021 - 12:51 pm

Plugsurfing renews eRoaming partnership with Hubject

Hubject and Plugsurfing announce the renewal of their long-lasting international roaming partnership. Hubject will continue to give Plugsurfing access to their eRoaming platform intercharge, effectively giving Plugsurfing customers access to 150,000 charging stations across Europe.

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Jul 19, 2021 - 12:35 pm

Posco plans another cathode material plant

The South Korean company Posco Chemical is planning to build another factory for cathode materials in its home country. This is to be built in the coastal city of Pohang and will have an annual capacity of 60,000 tonnes. But plans for plants abroad are also becoming more concrete.

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Jul 18, 2021 - 11:10 pm

Benelux countries to ensure charging across borders

To promote cross-border electric driving and charging, Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg (so-called Benelux countries) have established the joint service IDRO (Benelux ID Registration Organisation). IDRO is supposed to help ensure that national borders are not an obstacle to charging.

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Jul 18, 2021 - 12:06 pm

WeVee financed for European expansion

The British electric car leasing platform WeVee has closed a seed financing of seven million dollars (just under six million euros). The company intends to use this to finance its expansion into continental Europe.

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Jul 15, 2021 - 04:47 pm

Allego to provide charging for Radisson hotels

Allego has entered into a collaboration with Radisson Hotel Group to build charging infrastructure for electric cars at its hotels. Allego will provide and operate AC and DC charging solutions at more than 220 Radisson Hotel Group locations across Europe.

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Jul 14, 2021 - 04:32 pm

EU Commission presents ‘Fit for 55’ climate package

The EU Commission has presented its ‘Fit for 55’ climate package. It contains legislative initiatives with which the Commission wants to achieve the goals of the ‘Green Deal’. An important point for the car industry: CO2 emissions from new cars are to be reduced to zero by 2035, which would mean the end of petrol […]

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Jul 14, 2021 - 01:50 pm

Fuso eCanter: route & mission profile analysis via app

Fuso is now bringing the ‘eTruck Ready’ app from group parent Daimler Trucks to selected European markets for the Fuso eCanter. The application allows potential customers to check whether their application profiles and routes are suitable for the all-electric light truck.

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Jul 13, 2021 - 06:07 pm

Volkswagen presents strategy til 2030

Volkswagen has presented its strategy for 2030 called ‘New Auto’. At the core of this strategy is the shift to electromobility and the gradual phasing out of the combustion engine – but it goes far beyond electrifying the hardware that has been dominant for so long

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Jul 12, 2021 - 03:50 pm

Daimler & BMW network mobility services

BMW and Daimler are dovetailing their Free Now and Share Now offerings. The vehicles of the Share Now car-sharing service can be booked in France, Germany, Spain and Italy via the Free Now multi mobility platform from the end of July onwards.

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Jul 12, 2021 - 11:22 am

Rivian to launch sales in Europe in 2022

The US start-up Rivian, backed by Amazon and Ford among others, wants to sell its electric vehicles in Europe from the beginning of 2022. The company confirmed this in an email to a potential European customer.

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Jul 8, 2021 - 08:08 pm

Amsterdam’s GVB orders another 44 VDL e-buses

Amsterdam’s public transport operator GVB has ordered 44 Citea SLFA-180 Electric articulated electric buses from VDL Bus & Coach. The zero-emission buses are scheduled to arrive in the city in early 2022 and will join the 31 electric buses from VDL already in service there.

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Jul 7, 2021 - 03:24 pm

Eneco and Solutions 30 expand cooperation

Charging specialist Eneco eMobility and installation service provider Solutions 30 are expanding their cooperation. Building on their cooperation in Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany, the duo now intends to increasingly serve major customers such as Ford Germany and Jaguar Land Rover.

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Jul 7, 2021 - 02:10 pm

Tesvolt joins Stercom on inductive charging

German specialist for Lithium battery storage for industry and commerce, Tesvolt, has now become a shareholder of Stercom Power Solutions, a German first mover in inductive charging. The two companies want to drive forward the wireless charging of electric cars, buses and trucks. The goal is “inductive supercharging” at 200 kW.

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Jul 7, 2021 - 02:02 pm

Renault and Plug Power reveal H2 plans with Hyvia

Renault and fuel cell specialist Plug Power have now formed the planned joint venture called Hyvia and provided details on their H2 plans for light-duty vehicles. The Hyvia ecosystem will include green hydrogen production, storage and distribution.

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Jul 6, 2021 - 01:35 pm

Volocopter gets European manufacturer’s license

The eVTOL start-up Volocopter has received the manufacturer’s licence from the European Aviation Safety Agency EASA. This was made possible by the partial takeover of Volocopter’s long-standing production partner DG Flugzeugbau, which already had this certification.

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Jul 5, 2021 - 10:57 am

Daimler, Traton & Volvo plan truck charging network

The three commercial vehicle manufacturers Daimler Truck, Traton and Volvo Group have signed a memorandum of understanding on the development and operation of a public high-performance charging network for battery-electric heavy-duty long-haul trucks and coaches in Europe.

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Jul 1, 2021 - 11:40 am

Audi to switch to agency sales model in 2023

Audi wants to begin selling its electric cars via the agency model from 2023, which VW has already been relying on since the start of its new electrification initiative last year. At Audi, the changeover is to take place “in a staggered manner in key European markets starting in 2023”.

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https://www.electrive.com/2021/07/27/tesla-earnings-call-reveals-details-on-opening-superchargers/
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