Tag: Europe

Dec 1, 2022 - 01:43 pm

UK: Ford is building up Power Unit plant in Halewood

Ford is increasing investment in its transmission plant in Halewood, UK, to boost the production of electric vehicle components. The US company announced £230 million last year and is adding £150 million to scale annual output from 250,000 to 420,000 units.

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Nov 30, 2022 - 05:44 pm

Designwerk Car Carrier sports 1,000 kWh battery

The Swiss eMobility specialist Designwerk is taking orders for its electric Car Carrier with a 1,000 kWh battery capacity. The extra-large battery was developed in close cooperation with Kässbohrer Transport Technik for the international market.

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Nov 30, 2022 - 12:24 pm

Fisker considers EV production in Europe

The US electric car manufacturer Fisker is considering setting up European production for its second model, the Pear. Currently, according to CEO Henrik Fisker, many options are still being examined – such as whether to build from scratch, alone or with partners, or even take over an existing plant.

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Nov 29, 2022 - 04:05 pm

Tier Mobility to discontinue e-moped sharing services

In Europe, after the micromobility provider Tier Mobility acquired approximately 5,000 electric scooters, including the charging infrastructure of the former Coup sharing service from Bosch, in February 2020, Tier is now going to phase out these vehicles.

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Nov 29, 2022 - 03:54 pm

Audi unveils Audi Charging starting 2023

Audi has unveiled its new charging service, Audi Charging, which will replace the existing e-tron Charging service in the new year. Audi Charging will launch in 27 countries, including Germany, on 1 January 2023 and will be expanded later in the year.

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Nov 25, 2022 - 02:35 pm

Solaris reveals huge Charging Park ready for V2G

Solaris gives us an insight into its factory in Bolechowo near Poznan, where Poland’s leading e-bus maker recently inaugurated a bus charging park. Solaris equipped the massive charging hub with systems from three manufacturers that support bidirectional charging – a first in Poland.

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Nov 24, 2022 - 03:07 pm

H3Dynamics presents decentralised H2 aviation solution

H3Dynamics from Toulouse, France, has presented a decentralised hydrogen propulsion solution for aviation. The company’s concept relies on housing hydrogen and smaller fuel cells in a series of so-called propulsion nacelles under the wings, initially for drone use.

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Nov 23, 2022 - 04:11 pm

Tesla reduces Supercharger tariffs in Europe

According to user reports, Tesla has significantly reduced the tariffs at its Superchargers in Germany and other European countries. The new tariffs are said to be around 15 cents per kilowatt hour lower than the previous price.

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Nov 22, 2022 - 03:28 pm

Intercharge network integrates French charge point operators

Hubject’s Intercharge network is now part of the French Advenir programme. By joining this programme, French charging point operators will be able to register with the Intercharge eRoaming network. The aim of the cooperation agreement is to attract more French electric mobility players.

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Nov 18, 2022 - 06:51 pm

Honda e cars become a virtual power plant in Germany

Honda has received certification for a fleet of mass-produced electric vehicles for primary control reserve (PRL) prequalification by transmission system operator Amprion as part of a pilot project with Next Kraftwerke. Honda calls it a “significant breakthrough in V2G technology.” 

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Nov 18, 2022 - 04:56 pm

Tesla Superchargers open to third parties in Italy

Tesla has also started to open Supercharger stations in Italy for electric cars of other brands. The Supercharger map in Italy now also includes the note, “This Supercharger is open to Tesla vehicles and Non-Tesla vehicles with CCS compatibility”.

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Nov 18, 2022 - 02:57 pm

Sono & Pepper trial Solar Bus Kit on electric bus in operation

In Germany, the electric retrofitter Pepper Motion and the solar electric car developer Sono Motors are cooperating in a joint project to integrate a solar retrofit solution for commercial vehicles. The first vehicle equipped with Sono’s “Solar Bus Kit” is a converted Mercedes Citaro.

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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 16, 2022 - 02:03 pm

Toyota has presented the 5th-gen Prius

Toyota has unveiled the fifth generation of its hybrid pioneer Prius and is adapting the drive concept, at least for Europe. From next year, the Prius will only be offered as a plug-in hybrid in Europe.

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Nov 15, 2022 - 01:06 pm

Tesla expands dynamic pricing to all of Europe

Tesla is changing tack regarding Supercharging in Europe. After the company had opened its network to electric cars of any make and introduced time-sensitive tariffs to inspire off-peak charging, Tesla is widening the model and shifting focus.

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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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Nov 10, 2022 - 12:45 pm

Sono & Bosch to cooperate on vehicle maintenance

Sono Motors and Bosch have agreed to cooperate on a joint Europe-wide workshop network. All services for Sono’s upcoming solar electric car will be available to users at participating workshops, including repair, service, maintenance and warranty services.

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Nov 8, 2022 - 06:45 pm

Ionity hits 430 charging park milestone

Five years after its founding, the fast-charging joint venture Ionity has delivered an interim status on the development of its HPC network in Europe. According to the report, more than 430 Ionity charging parks with 1,900 charging points are currently in operation in 24 European countries.

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Nov 4, 2022 - 01:29 pm

CALB signs MoU for factory in Portugal

The Chinese battery manufacturer CALB wants to build its first European factory in Portugal, specifically at the port of Sines. The company has signed a non-binding letter of intent with a subsidiary of the Portuguese Agency for Investment and Foreign Trade (AICEP).

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Oct 28, 2022 - 02:43 pm

Blink Charging connects with Plug&Charge

Hubject and charging infrastructure provider Blink Charging have entered into a cooperation to provide Blink customers in the USA and Europe with Hubject’s Plug&Charge functionality and to expand the Plug&Charge ecosystem.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/12/02/ads-tec-energy-launches-sales-of-battery-boosted-chargepost/
02.12.2022 16:14