Tag: France

Jul 7, 2020 - 06:41 pm

Gaussin scores order for 150 electric trailer movers

In France, Gaussin engineering, a company that designs, assembles and sells products and services in the transport and logistics field, has announced a firm order for 150 fully electric automotive trailer movers from its distributor Blydd.

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Jul 5, 2020 - 03:06 pm

Daimler in talks to sell French Hambach plant

Daimler plans to sell its plant in Hambach, France, where they build the Smart electric vehicles. In 2018, Daimler had announced that the factory would also make a compact model of the electric car brand EQ, presumably the EQB.

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Jul 3, 2020 - 01:32 pm

Renault launches charging subsidiary

Groupe Renault has created a new subsidiary called Elexent to help other companies find solutions for charging their fleets of electric or plug-in hybrid vehicles. A branch office in France is already operational.

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Jul 2, 2020 - 03:03 pm

When the truth hurts?

A commercial made by the e-bike manufacturer VanMoof has been prohibited from broadcast on French television because of the ads depiction of a melting car. The self-regulating body responsible, the ARPP, argue that aspects of the film “discredit the automobile sector […] while creating a climate of anxiety.”

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Jun 18, 2020 - 04:03 pm

UFODrive offers EV fleet management software

The electric car rental company UFODrive has launched a fleet management software for electric cars. The Luxembourg-based company already rents electric vehicles in various European cities and now also offers the new software ‘eMobility Fleet Manager’.

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Jun 12, 2020 - 02:46 pm

Citroën ë-SpaceTourer to hit markets in 2020

PSA is accelerating its push into commercial electric vehicles as Citroën has now announced that it will also launch the compact van Spacetourer as a BEV – called the ë-SpaceTourer – by the end of the year.

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Jun 5, 2020 - 12:40 pm

PSA considers launching electric Peugeot 3008

The PSA Group has recently decided to produce the next generation of the Peugeot 3008 at the Sochaux site from 2022. Meanwhile, French media report that the new 3008 will come in a plug-in hybrid version as well as a purely electric offshoot.

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Jun 3, 2020 - 03:01 pm

Punch Powertrain & PSA form new joint venture

The PSA Group and the Belgian transmission manufacturer Punch Powertrain have signed an agreement to set up a second joint venture and expand their strategic partnership in the field of electrification. This will focus on transmissions for HEV and PHEVs – also for other manufacturers.

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Jun 2, 2020 - 07:15 pm

Leclanché goes for joint ventures and restructuring

The Swiss battery manufacturer Leclanché is entering into a partnership with the Eneris Group operating from Poland, as well as strategically repositioning itself. Several joint ventures in Europe are to be established for this purpose.

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May 27, 2020 - 02:47 pm

France introduces electric car package

French President Emmanuel Macron has announced a massive increase in support for the French car industry. The head of state is thus reacting to the crisis at PSA and Renault – the main reason being the slump in sales due to the Corona crisis.

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May 25, 2020 - 03:58 pm

Gaussin & Total create electric aircraft-refuelling truck

Gaussin and Total have developed what they say is the world’s first purely electrically powered refuelling truck for aircraft. The prototype comprises two tank trailers, each with a capacity of 30 tons of fuel, and is expected to go into service at the end of this year.

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May 20, 2020 - 03:38 pm

Aiways to send several hundred U5 to Corsica

Aiways is now supplying the car rental company Filippi Auto in Corsica with several hundred units of its battery-electric SUV U5 as part of the Electrify Corsica project. Filippi Auto is Aiways’ first major customer in Europe.

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May 7, 2020 - 06:13 pm

VoltAero reveals production-version Cassio HEV aircraft

After VoltAero announced the maiden flight of a prototype of its hybrid-electric aircraft study in March, the French start-up is now following up with the specifications of the final variants. Now VoltAero is offering three versions of the hybrid aircraft called Cassio.

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May 6, 2020 - 06:37 pm

Charge4Europe to use Gireve roaming platform

The joint venture Charge4Europe, founded by Innogy and the mobility service provider DKV, has now joined Gireve. The French roaming platform combines more than 86,000 charging points from different networks throughout Europe and has already formed a cooperation with Hubject.

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Apr 16, 2020 - 12:33 pm

Honda & SNAM expand battery recycling partnership

Honda is expanding its partnership in Europe with the French recycling specialist SNAM. In future, SNAM will collect batteries from Honda dealers and authorised recycling facilities in 22 countries and test them for their suitability for recycling and further processing.

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Apr 16, 2020 - 11:21 am

Your extra range covered

The French solar-film specialist firm Armor has designed an automatically retractable solar cover for cars. It has been shown covering a Gazelle electric car, but Armor says the cover could be used on any kind of electric vehicle.

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Apr 14, 2020 - 08:19 pm

H2Share fuel cell trucks begin tests in NW Europe

A few days ago, a 27-tonne fuel-cell-powered truck from VDL started its first practical application in the Netherlands. The EU-funded H2Share project will gather practical experience in different regions of North-West Europe.

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Apr 9, 2020 - 09:40 pm

ABB & HDF team up on fuel cell systems for ships

ABB has signed an MoU with Hydrogène de France (HDF) to jointly manufacture megawatt fuel cell systems for powering shipping vessels. The two partners want to optimise the production of large systems in order to be able to build fuel cell power plants in the megawatt range for ships.

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Apr 6, 2020 - 01:12 pm

Renault to release compact eSUV in 2021

Renault’s planned all-electric compact SUV based on the new CMF-EV electric vehicle platform should be ready for spring 2021. A new media report also alleges that Renault designated the factory to build the new electric car already as well.

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Apr 3, 2020 - 03:13 pm

E-scooter maker Kumpan Electric gets €3M for expansion

InnoEnergy is investing around three million euros in e-bility, the manufacturer behind the German electric scooter brand Kumpan Electric. The goals of the cooperation are the further development of e-bility’s product and service range and faster market launch in other European countries.

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Mar 27, 2020 - 12:51 pm

Lime is facing tough times due to Covid-19 pandemic

Due to the coronavirus crisis, the electric kick scooter rental company Lime has largely ceased operations, and sales have therefore shrunk sharply. According to a media report, this could even call the future of the company into question.

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Mar 16, 2020 - 01:06 pm

Newron Motors presents extravagant e-motorbike

The French startup Newron Motors is exhibiting an extravagant electric motorcycle called EV-1, which is to be offered with wooden-looking frame elements, among other things. Initially, they plan a small series of twelve units, to be delivered from 2021.

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Mar 15, 2020 - 04:57 pm

VoltAero launches hybrid aircraft prototype (video)

The French startup VoltAero launched the maiden flight of its first hybrid aircraft. The prototype, called Cassio 1, is based on a Cessna 337 Skymaster and comes equipped with two electric motors from Safran and a thrust propeller with combustion engine from Nissan.

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