Tag: France

Oct 10, 2019 - 03:21 pm

Chronopost expands electric van fleet in France

The French parcel service Chronopost continues to expand its electric vehicle fleet. The DPD subsidiary now ordered a total of 400 electric transporters from Voltia, that already delivered 320. The converted Nissan EVs will be used in eleven French cities.

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Oct 9, 2019 - 06:09 pm

Nissan & Plugsurfing charging app starts in Europe

The Nissan Charge App developed by Nissan and Plugsurfing enables electric car drivers to charge at over 100,000 charging points throughout Europe. The service that includes navigation and charge management first launches in Italy and Germany before successively covering other markets.

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Oct 8, 2019 - 04:58 pm

22 articulated electric buses to grace Nantes

The Nantes Métropole association of municipalities is starting to integrate electric buses into its TAN network. By November, all 22 electric buses on line 4 will be in operation. The 24-metre-long articulated buses in tram design come from the Swiss manufacturer Hess.

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Oct 7, 2019 - 06:43 pm

Plug&Charge pilot coming to France in 2020

EV charging platform provider Virta, charge point provider Efacec, the Departmental Energy association of Yonne (SDEY) and Hubject are preparing a plug and charge pilot project set to start in 2020 in France.

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Sep 24, 2019 - 11:07 am

Silent and (legally) speedy

An electric water taxi developed by the French startup SeaBubbles was stopped by the police during a test drive on the Seine in Paris under suspicion of speeding. But while the Seine normally has a speed limit of 12 km/h, the SeaBubbles prototype hydrofoil had already been granted a special permit for the “flying” water […]

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Sep 18, 2019 - 04:09 pm

Nissan expands V2G cooperation with EDF

Nissan is expanding their cooperation with Électricité de France (EDF) in the field of vehicle-to-grid charging of electric vehicles. The agreement now applies to Great Britain, France, Belgium and Italy.

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Sep 17, 2019 - 11:52 am

Trottinettes under threat

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo has had enough of misplaced electric scooters. Paris city authorities will now regard electric scooters that end up in the wrong places as rubbish and will dispose of them accordingly.

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Sep 12, 2019 - 05:27 pm

10 more Irizar electric buses for Keolis in France

Public transport operator Keolis has commissioned an electric bus line in the southwest of France where ten Irizar electric articulated buses will be put into operation. The twelve-kilometre line with 30 stations connects Bayonne with Biarritz.

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Sep 11, 2019 - 01:41 pm

Seat Mii electric the cheapest of VW’s electric cars

Seat has published the price for the Mii electric for Germany. The small electric car of the Spanish Volkswagen subsidiary will be available at a basic list price of 20,650 euros and is, therefore, cheaper than the sister models of the Škoda and VW brands.

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Aug 29, 2019 - 05:44 pm

Peugeot presents the 3008 GT Hybrid4

Peugeot has just presented the new Plug-in-Hybrid 3008 GT Hybrid4, which can now be ordered in France and in Germany from October onwards. The electric range of the part-time electric SUV is to be up to 59 kilometres in the WLTP cycle.

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Aug 9, 2019 - 12:37 pm

Waste not, want not

As pedestrian unhappiness about the onslaught of electric kick scooter fleets is mounting, Parisians have taken to throwing the scooters into the Seine to be rid of them. Now a startup called Guppy has emerged to retrieve the submerged scooters using magnets.

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Jul 23, 2019 - 02:43 pm

Renault e-Plein Air – remodeled R4 with Twizy motor

Just as VW regularly presents a new concept for its fan meeting at Lake Wörthersee, Renault has brought a special car for R4 fans to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the 4L International: a modern version of the Plein Air with an electric drive.

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Jul 19, 2019 - 02:36 pm

H2SHIPS project tests hydrogen shipping

The H2SHIPS project aims to demonstrate the technical and economic feasibility of hydrogen refuelling systems and propulsion systems in shipping and to identify the conditions for a successful market entry of hydrogen technology.

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Jul 11, 2019 - 12:27 pm

CAM analysis: Electric car sales on the rise

Electromobility continues to gain momentum globally, as the Center of Automotive Management (CAM) states in its latest industry study. In the second quarter, sales of BEVs and PHEVs increased in many places against the overall trend.

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Jul 5, 2019 - 04:29 pm

France expands charging station subsidy programme

The French government is expanding its Advenir programme, launched in 2016, with the help of which more than 7,300 new charging points for electric cars have been financed to date. In the future, private charging points will also be subsidised.

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Jun 24, 2019 - 01:37 pm

Coup e-scooter sharing adds prepaid minute-packages

Bosch’s e-scooter sharing service Coup is now offering prepaid by-the-minute packages without a minimum rental period in Berlin, Paris and Madrid as a new alternative. Users can choose between three different packages with 100, 200 or 500 minutes each.

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Jun 20, 2019 - 06:58 pm

Airbus & partners develop hybrid aircraft EcoPulse

Airbus, Safran and Daher have developed a business aircraft with hybrid-electric propulsion and scheduled the demo model’s maiden flight to take place in three years. This consortium is taking a different path than Ampaire with its hybrid aircraft though.

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Jun 19, 2019 - 12:48 pm

Germany: 3 battery consortia will be funded

To stimulate domestic battery cell production, the German Federal Ministry of Economics will most likely fund three consortia a total of 1 billion euros ($1.12 billion USD). Of these, only the project of Peugeot, Opel and the battery manufacturer Saft has been confirmed by name.

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May 28, 2019 - 11:34 pm

EDF & Nuvve formalise V2G charging venture DREEV

Électricité de France (EDF) together with California’s Nuvve has founded a joint venture called DREEV for the development of V2G charging solutions. The focus is on the main European markets of France, Belgium, Italy and Great Britain.

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May 27, 2019 - 03:55 pm

EU battery cell production: First funding in June

The German BMBF, that is the Ministry for Education, plans to decide on the location of a research factory for cell production on June 7. Moreover, the German government is also planning to pay the first half of the money for the planned cell production factories this June as well.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/10/10/chronopost-expands-electric-van-fleet-in-france/
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