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17.10.2018 - 16:30

Kia to raise plug-in profile with potential for fuel cells

Kia plans to expand its range of electrified models on a global scale. Artur Martins, Kia’s head of marketing for Europe, confirmed that a PHEV version of the Ceed Kombi is expected in the second half of 2019 and Kia may bring their Korean fuel cell car soon to other markets as well.

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16.10.2018 - 15:25

Suzuki & Mitsubishi quit selling diesel cars in Europe

With Suzuki and Mitsubishi two more carmakers from Japan discontinue their diesel lineup in Europe. Suzuki say they will stop selling diesel on the continent before the year’s end. Mitsubishi considers doing the same but starting in key markets such as UK and Germany and possibly France.

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15.10.2018 - 15:25

EU Battery Alliance accelerating progress

One year after airing the plan for an European Battery Alliance (EBA), the EU Commission says their Action Plan is now in place. In the press release they also recapture ongoing efforts and (new) funding schemes to establish a battery industry in Europe.

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10.10.2018 - 20:47

E.On launching smart charging powered by Virta

E.On is introducing the IT platform of service provider Virta of Finland as a digital backbone of the utility’s network in Europe. The cloud solution is to manage peaks and prices while increasing usability for E.On clients.

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09.10.2018 - 18:31

EVBox & ChargePoint declare roaming agreement

EVBox and ChargePoint say they agreed on a roaming partnership that will allow their customers to freely charge in Europe and North America starting in 2019. The agreement utilises the Open Charge Point Interface (OCPI) protocol.

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08.10.2018 - 17:49

EU Commission to invest €700M in greener transport

The European Commission has proposed to invest 695.1 million euros in 49 projects aiming to develop a more sustainable transport infrastructure in Europe. Funding includes all transport modes, from airports and ports to rail and roads, here with a nod to electric cars.

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04.10.2018 - 21:44

EU lawmakers push for stricter CO2 regulation

A majority of EU Parliamentarians backed a more ambitious target to cut CO2 emissions from cars and vans. MEPs voted for a 40 percent target by 2030, thus setting the stage for tough negotiations with national governments and introducing an EV sales quota through the backdoor.

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25.09.2018 - 14:31

Chery of China starting expansion to Europe

Chinese carmaker Chery has begun making its way into Europe. The first foothold is a design and development centre Chery is to open in the German town of Raunheim, near Frankfurt. The newly founded Chery Europe GmbH will take up their work there next year and Chery said that importing an all-electric model by 2020 […]

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24.09.2018 - 15:08

Sales of Renault Master Z.E. electric van are on

Renault Trucks start selling their electric utility vehicle Master Z.E. officially today. The electric van comes in six variants designed to cater to various urban use cases with prices starting from €46,700 before battery lease. Moreover, Renault confirmed the real-life range.

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18.09.2018 - 18:45

Europe: Kia confirms e-Niro range as close to 500 km

Kia has received the official WLTP range data for the European version of the all-electric Niro, which will be called e-Niro. The crossover electric car will make its first apearance on the continent at the Paris Motor Show and hit the market shortly after.

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18.09.2018 - 07:55

Audi presents their first electric car e-tron in California

Audi has put a lot of effort into the e-tron and it looks like it has paid off. Their first electric car premiered in San Francisco today and has what it takes to truly rival Tesla. Moreover, the model sends a message from VW saying, they can do more than just cheating on emissions.

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12.09.2018 - 17:06

Audi launches e-tron charging service Europe-wide

Just a week before unveiling their first electric SUV, the e-tron quattro, Audi kicks-offs a wide reaching offer. The ‘e-tron Charging Service’ enables access to 72,000 charging points by 220 providers in Europe, all with one card or via app. We asked Audi all the details.

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12.09.2018 - 16:12

Tesla making progress with Model 3 + numbers

These days, most Tesla reports concern the Model 3 with the latest news being that the EV will make a formal appearance in Europe this fall. Production numbers are looking good too with 90,000 units made to date, while the entire Tesla fleet is clocking up miles on a global scale.

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08.09.2018 - 19:33

Farasis sets up production in China and EU

The US American battery specialist Farasis Energy has managed to collect more than one billion dollars in a new financing round. The money will be used to fund the expansion plans for the company, which include the set up of a new factory in Europe, to join the recently completed factory in China.

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08.09.2018 - 17:52

SAIC presents new variants of the Maxus EV80 transporter

The SAIC subsidiary Maxus has presented four new variants of their EV80 e-transporter at the IAA Commercial Vehicles. The new models will be offered with both drivers cabs as well as box vehicles. In future, SAIC aims to also provide a wheel-chair accessible version.

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03.09.2018 - 17:35

Tesla Model 3 VINs suggest European launch coming soon

Tesla has registered what is possibly the first Model 3 VIN in Europe. This would match the company goal to begin delivering to other continents in the first half of 2019. The production volume in the USA is not continuing the expected linear progression.

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02.09.2018 - 15:42

Honda CR-V hybrid version to launch in 2019

Honda has started sales for the new CR-V, which is being offered as a 7-seat version with a hybrid motor for the first time. In Japan, sales begin now, while European markets will have to wait until October 20th. The hybrid version won’t be offered until early 2019, however.

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29.08.2018 - 17:08

Toyota Auris to become Corolla in Europe

The model name Corolla will be used by Toyota in all of Europe again, replacing the Auris name. This makes Corolla the global standard name for all three chassis variants (Five-door, Sedan and Touring Sports) for the new generation in the C-Segment.

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28.08.2018 - 16:22

Piaggio begins production of electrified Vespa

The cult classic is returning with an electric motor. Piaggio has announced the production kickoff for their electric Vespa for September. Next to a fully electric version, the Italian two-wheeler manufacturer is planning on offering a range extended version with an additional generator in future.

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21.08.2018 - 16:44

Contactless payment at thousands of charging stations

Wirecard has teamed up with EV charging provider Wirelane to make charging an electric car as easy as possible. A new software allows EV drivers to use contactless payment for charging, simply by tapping their debit/credit card or mobile on the device.

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19.08.2018 - 21:00

Daimler diesel recall including hybrid vehicles

Following their investigation into forged exhaust emissions at Daimler, Germany’s Federal Motor Transport Authority KBA obliges Daimler to recall 700,000 vehicles. Now these also include hybrid models from Mercedes-Benz – namely the C 300 h and the S 300 h.

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07.08.2018 - 15:11

Tritium to unveil high power charger with 475 kW

Fast-charging equipment provider Tritium will present their latest high power charging system at Cenex-LCV in the UK this September. The system for commercial use is scalable and capable of charging an electric vehicle with 475kW.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/08/07/tritium-to-unveil-high-power-charger-with-475-kw/
07.08.2018 15:11