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21.06.2018 - 17:33

UPS launches custom-made cargo e-bikes

34 new cargo pedelecs have joined the European fleet of logistics giant UPS. The bikes were specifically developed for the carrier together with Rytle. After initial testing in Germany, the cargo e-bikes are now coming to France, Belgium and the Netherlands.

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16.06.2018 - 14:33

Renault invests €1 billion in electric mobility

Renault has announced their plan to invest about 1 billion euros into the expansion of development and production of electrified vehicles in France. Specifically, the manufacturer is planning to develop a new alliance platform for electric vehicles in the Douai factory.

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13.06.2018 - 21:43

Forsee Power expands electric bus battery portfolio

French battery maker Forsee Power is at the Transports Publics show in Paris and put the latest additions to their Zen and Pulse ranges on display. The new battery packs aim at electric buses and come with different chemistries for either range or charging speed.

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10.06.2018 - 14:06

Engie fits 50 Kangoo Z.E. with fuel cells

The energy provider Engie has fitted a fleet of 50 Kangoo Z.E. with fuel cell range extenders from Symbio, in Rungis, near Paris, for their employees. A hydrogen fuel station was also installed at the location.

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06.06.2018 - 16:03

Peugeat reveals 508 SW – a PHEV estate

Peugeot has taken the wraps of the 508 SW, an estate wagon due for launch next year. From mid-2019, expect a plug-in hybrid version to arrive in Europe. But first it will debut at the Paris show this October.

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05.06.2018 - 20:13

Wood fuelled Ford Mondeo car

Forget about gas guzzlers in the common sense. Artist Benedetto Bufalino has found a way hotter use. He converted an old Ford Mondeo into a fully functional pizza oven – all wood fired and stone baked of course.

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04.06.2018 - 12:12

France to utilise hydrogen across all sectors

Minister of Environment, Nicolas Hulot, has a new strategy as he aims for France to draw heavily on hydrogen and fuel cell technology. The plan includes all levels of the country’s economy and details a turn in transport through FCVs and infrastructure.

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31.05.2018 - 17:16

French Meridiam taking over Dutch Allego

French investment firm Meridiam that specialises in infrastructure has bought Dutch Allego from Alliander. The latter had been wanting to sell its EV charging arm for some time. The acquisition is to propel Allego further across Europe’s growing charging landscape.

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30.05.2018 - 19:21

Real silent paragliding with electric paramotor

French EXOMO has teamed up with Aero Composites Saintonge (which made the E-Fan demonstrator for Airbus) to electrify a so-called paramotor. Their 15 kW electric motor drives large propellor that the pilot carries on his back to power a paraglider.

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30.05.2018 - 15:24

NewMotion pushing further into Europe with Arval

Charging infrastructure provider NewMotion is making use of its partnership with Arval to integrate more European countries in its network. Norway will be the first in this joint initiative, with the UK or France to follow suit.

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17.05.2018 - 13:35

EU suing France, UK and Germany over air pollution levels

The EU Commission is getting tough and has announced to take six European states, among them France, Germany, and Britain to the EU Court of Justice for failing to respect air quality limits. They had been introduced in 2005 and 2010 and warnings had preceded the case.

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16.05.2018 - 14:42

JV for electric motors of PSA and Nidec complete

French PSA Group and Japan’s Nidec have finalised their planned joint venture. Together they will develop and sell motors for all-electric as well as hybrid vehicles. The new company called Nidec PSA emotors that both own 50 percent of is based at Carrières-sous-Poissy close to Paris.

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08.05.2018 - 13:08

PSA selects partner for mild-hybrid technology

French PSA has selected Punch Powertrain to supply its transmission systems by 2022 as part of the group’s electrification push. Their transmission will equip mild-hybrid vehicles and the partners are discussing an extension of their cooperation.

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07.05.2018 - 15:32

Electric car sales in France recovered in April

After 2018 showed a slight declined in plug-in sales in France compared to a record-setting 2017, the trend is pointing upwards again. All plug-in car segments increased, some by more than 40 percent in April with Avere having the exact data.

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26.04.2018 - 19:25

Renault and Ikea introduce car-sharing concept in France

Renault is starting a cooperation with Ikea in France to provide a car-sharing service, and is providing about 300 commercial and utility vehicles, including some EVs. The service is set to be introduced by September to eventually include all French Ikea franchises.

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26.04.2018 - 19:31

Chronopost orders 100 e-transporters from Voltia

The french parcel service Chronopost, who belongs to the DPD Group, has ordered 100 electric transporters from the Slovak Voltia. The acquisition is part of Chronopost’s plan to eventually deliver packages in Paris on a completely electrical basis.

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22.04.2018 - 18:54

Off-highway hybrid concept by Deutz

Deutz is coming to the Intermat in Paris to debut its off-highway hybrid concept this week. Coupling a diesel engine and a 55 kW electric motor with a 40 kWh battery built by BMWi, the study is the first result of the E-DEUTZ program established in 2017.

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20.04.2018 - 19:18

Vattenfalls sights European charging network

The Swedish utility Vattenfall has started a new business unit with the purpose of becoming a leading provider of EV charging infrastructure within the next five years. The energy firm aims to expand its charging solutions Europe-wide.

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16.04.2018 - 13:17

France: March marks record recovery for EV sales

After a slight decline in plug-in sales in previous months, France has fully recovered at the start of spring with sales across all segments on the up. To be precise, EV sales in particular have reached a high that was hitherto unseen.

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11.04.2018 - 16:23

Flixbus launches first long-distance electric bus route in France

Munich-based bus operator Flixbus has entered the electric age in France yesterday, as it launched two electric buses that will go the long distance. The coach service runs between Paris and the city of Amiens and electrive.com was live at the launch event in Paris, just at the foot of the Eiffel Tower.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/04/04/forsee-power-to-build-electric-bus-batteries-in-france/
04.04.2018 15:04