Tag: Europe

Oct 21, 2019 - 02:39 pm

Ionity launches first Scottish HPC parks

Ionity is pushing ahead with the expansion of its high power chargers with new locations. In Gretna Green, Scotland, the first of six planned Ionity sites in the country has now been connected to the grid. Construction is also progressing in the rest of Europe.

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Oct 19, 2019 - 06:15 pm

Ford introduces new charging service plans

Ford has published the details of its charging strategy for its future electric models. In Europe, 125,000 charging points are to be integrated into the charging service, and Ford also wants to offer a wallbox. In the course of the charging concept, Ford will also provide the first technical details of the electric SUV announced […]

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Oct 11, 2019 - 06:48 pm

Tesla takes a playful turn on AVAS

Tesla will soon be equipping its electric cars with various optional sounds for the pedestrian warning system and horn. Monty Python fan Elon Musk, for example, will be playing the sound of two rattling coconut shells from the Holy Grail classic – horse incoming.

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Oct 4, 2019 - 04:53 pm

H2Haul for fuel cell trucks starts in Europe

The H2Haul project (Hydrogen fuel cell trucks for heavy-duty, zero-emission logistics) has now been officially launched. A total of 16 heavy goods vehicles with fuel cells are to be tested in practice at several locations in Europe.

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Sep 30, 2019 - 02:49 pm

Webasto begins battery production in Germany

The automotive supplier Webasto has started the production of batteries for electric vehicles in Germany. The production of battery packs for a European bus manufacturer has begun at the Schierling site in the Regensburg district – albeit with purchased cells.

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Sep 28, 2019 - 10:27 pm

CharIN moves ahead on truck charging standard

The CCS initiative CharIN has just announced 15 new members, including the car manufacturers SAIC, Suzuki and Subaru. The CharIN Steering Committee has also pushed the development of the planned CCS-compliant connector for the rapid charging of electric commercial vehicles with at least 2 MW.

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Sep 28, 2019 - 10:13 pm

EVBox now cooperating with Gireve

EVBox has connected its charging station network to the French roaming platform Gireve, which currently unites 60,000 charging points from various networks throughout Europe.

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Sep 27, 2019 - 03:59 pm

Ford Transit and Tourneo Custom available as PHEV

Ford has opened the order books in Europe for the plug-in hybrid variants of its Transit Custom and Tourneo Custom models. While transit is intended to score as a delivery van, the Tourneo, according to Ford, can be used as a business shuttle or family car.

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Sep 26, 2019 - 04:11 pm

Fox plans to produce 12,000 Mia 2.0 per year

The plans of the Swiss manufacturer Fox Automotive to produce a new version of the Mia electric car are becoming more concrete. Fox Automotive has set up a subsidiary in Hungary for this purpose, which will be headed by Ekkehard Philipp as CEO.

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Sep 26, 2019 - 01:17 pm

Byton contracts manufacturing in South Korea

The automotive parts manufacturer MS Autotech has just become a contract manufacturer for Byton in South Korea. Through its subsidiary Myongshin, MS Autotech will produce more than 50,000 electric cars annually – in a former General Motors factory.

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Sep 25, 2019 - 05:06 pm

Enel X participating in Hubject joint venture

The energy group Enel X is investing a strategic 12.5 per cent in Hubject. By joining the joint venture, Enel X will be able to extend the interoperability of its European network beyond the 8,000 public charging points currently available to its customers.

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Sep 24, 2019 - 12:20 pm

Tesla expands further in Eastern Europe

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said Tesla would open stores in Slovakia, Croatia, Serbia and most Eastern Europe states by early next year. Meanwhile, Model 3 has arrived in Australia, and back in the company’s home country, a judge in Delaware, USA orders Tesla to defend Elon Musk’s potential payout.

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Sep 14, 2019 - 08:15 pm

Renault confirms pricing for Zoe electric car

Renault is about to open the order books for the latest iteration for its best-selling electric car. The new Zoe will be available to order from mid-September, with prices starting at just £18,670 before battery rent. Customer deliveries will begin in January 2020.

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Sep 12, 2019 - 01:55 pm

Bafang opens e-bike motor plant in Poland

Bafang, the Chinese manufacturer of motors and other components for e-bikes, has opened its first production facility outside of China in Wroclaw, Poland. The new plant should allow a faster supply for European customers.

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Sep 10, 2019 - 03:43 pm

Honda e to start at £26,160

Honda has published the prices for its fully electric Honda e: The 100 kW version starts in the UK at £26,160, the 113 kW version at £28,660. To note: Honda has already included the government plug-in bonus in these figures.

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Sep 10, 2019 - 03:18 pm

Byton reveals the serial M-Byte at the IAA

At the IAA, Byton presented the series version of the M-Byte. The first deliveries to customers in China are slightly behind schedule and will begin in mid-2020. In Europe and North America, the company’s debut current will be launched in 2021.

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https://www.electrive.com/2019/10/21/ionity-launches-first-scottish-hpc-parks/
21.10.2019 14:18