Tag: France

Jan 23, 2020 - 03:16 pm

WeShare is expanding across Europe

WeShare, the car-sharing service from Volkswagen and Škoda, will expand to seven more cities in Germany and other European countries in 2020. Following Prague and Hamburg in the spring, WeShare will also be launched in Paris, Madrid, Budapest, Munich and Milan in the course of the year.

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Jan 23, 2020 - 03:03 pm

INCIT-EV project launches in 7 EU cities

The INCIT-EV project, now launched and funded by the EU Commission, is concerned with the development of innovative charging technologies for electric vehicles until the end of 2023. Under the leadership of Renault, a total of 33 partners from eight countries are participating in the project.

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Jan 23, 2020 - 02:41 pm

ID.3 to become available for order in April

German electric car rental company Nextmove has revealed further details of the market launch of the VW ID.3 with reference to a document from France. Orders for the First Edition should apparently be possible from April. The series version will also be available from May, initially with 58 kWh and 45 kWh batteries.

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Jan 22, 2020 - 02:49 pm

Reservation books open for Lucid Air in Europe

The US-American startup Lucid Motors has now opened European reservation books for the first model Lucid Air. The startup says it will officially unveil the Tesla-like debut car in New York in April. Deliveries in Europe are scheduled to begin at the end of 2021.

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Jan 16, 2020 - 05:24 pm

Safra fuel cell buses coming to Auxerre

The city of Auxerre has commissioned the French manufacturer Safra to deliver five fuel cell buses by the end of this year. To be precise, these are hybrid buses that combine a 30-kW Symbio fuel cell system with a 30-kilo hydrogen tank and a 132-kWh battery pack.

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Jan 14, 2020 - 12:07 pm

CAM study finds USA and China EV markets in decline

In the two most important markets for e-mobility, new car sales in 2019 as a whole were down, as CAM notes in its latest industry study Electromobility Report 2020. Germany, on the other hand, has the highest gains worldwide – if you include PHEVs.

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Jan 13, 2020 - 02:30 pm

Orléans to acquire 180 electric buses by 2024

The French city of Orléans intends to procure 180 electric buses as part of its plan to implement a fully electric public transport system by 2024. The first 29 electric buses made by Spain’s Irizar are to go into operation in the first half of 2021.

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Jan 2, 2020 - 03:57 pm

Tesla completes Canadian Supercharger corridor

Tesla has completed a new supercharger corridor in Canada, which extends from Vancouver to Halifax. The expansion of Tesla’s own fast-charging network is to continue in 2020 – the company also plans to expand in Europe.

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Dec 19, 2019 - 01:32 pm

France increases EV subsidy system

The French government has revised its bonus-malus CO2 system with the aim of quintupling sales of electric vehicles by 2022 compared with 2017. To this end, new modalities for the environmental bonus will be introduced and the environmental penalty will be drastically increased.

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Dec 18, 2019 - 11:37 am

World’s first hydrogen BRT launches in France

The first hydrogen-powered Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system has gone live in Pau, in the south of France. It is called Fébus and launched with the roll-out of a fleet of eight 18m Van Hool Exqui-City FC buses, serving a special six km route.

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Dec 12, 2019 - 01:32 pm

Mercedes offers a glimpse of the EQA

As part of the world premiere of the new GLA, Mercedes also provided an outlook on the EQA, the second electric model of the EQ sub-brand after the EQC, planned for next year. Accordingly, the EQA will be visually strongly oriented towards the new GLA.

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Dec 9, 2019 - 12:44 pm

Enough with the cosmetics

The Climate Activist group Extinction Rebellion has made headlines in France by sabotaging around 3,600 electric scooters in the capital and major cities. Their statement: “The electric scooter is just a toy of green capitalists, we don’t want them in our cities.”

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Nov 29, 2019 - 08:59 pm

PSA: Saragossa plant to include battery pack assembly

From 2020 onwards, PSA will include the production of battery packs for electric and hybrid cars at its Figueruelas plant near Saragossa. The French automakers will also start producing purely electric cars in 2020 in all its Spanish plants Figueruelas, Vigo and Madrid.

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Nov 27, 2019 - 03:14 pm

Smatrics expands European charging network roaming

The Austrian e-mobility service provider Smatrics has announced that it has entered into several new roaming partnerships in recent months. With the charge card, customers will now have access to 44,000 charging points in Central Europe.

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Nov 27, 2019 - 12:20 pm

EVBox opens upgraded factory

EVBox has opened a renovated and modernised factory in Bordeaux for the production of DC charging stations for electric vehicles. The company took over the Bordeaux site in July 2018 and has been renovating it ever since.

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Nov 25, 2019 - 04:49 pm

Bosch discontinues Coup scooter sharing

Bosch’s electric scooter sharing service Coup has announced that it will discontinue its service in the German Berlin and Tübingen by mid-December 2019. The Paris and Madrid locations are also to be closed at short notice.

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Nov 24, 2019 - 01:52 pm

PSA opens e-drive assembly line in Trémery

PSA has inaugurated an assembly line for electrified drive trains at its Trémery plant north of Metz. The new line will have a production capacity of 120,000 units next year and 180,000 units in 2021.

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Nov 21, 2019 - 01:31 pm

Michelin & Faurecia launch fuel cell joint venture

The merger of the fuel cell businesses of Michelin and Faurecia announced in March, has now been completed. The two French companies hold equal shares in the formally established joint venture “Symbio, A Faurecia Michelin Hydrogen Company”.

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Nov 6, 2019 - 05:09 pm

Repurposed Renault batteries power e-boats in Paris

In Paris, Renault electric car batteries have been given a second life on the Seine. They supply electricity to the ‘Black Swan’ electric motorboat, which is used for two-hour excursions in Paris for groups of up to eight people. And, the operator has bigger plans.

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Oct 31, 2019 - 01:37 pm

PSA and Fiat Chrysler agree on merger

PSA and Fiat Chrysler have agreed on a merger. However, the details are still open, as the agreement is to be worked out in the coming weeks. It is also open what this means for electric mobility in the new company.

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Oct 26, 2019 - 01:05 pm

Byton starts pre-production of the M-Byte EV

The Chinese electric car brand Byton has now started production of the pre-production series of its first M-Byte model at its Nanjing plant. The manufacturer says it already has 50,000 reservations for the EV worldwide.

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Oct 24, 2019 - 04:28 pm

Electric scooter companies go for battery exchange

VOI Technology is apparently operating its electric kick scooter rental service completely emission-free in a trial city through the use of electric transporters and cargo pedelecs. Tier Mobility and Circ are also using new electric kick scooters with replaceable batteries.

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Oct 17, 2019 - 12:43 pm

PSA confirms electric vans Expert and Jumpy

The French PSA Group has now confirmed that from next year, in addition to the Opel Vivaro, the Peugeot Expert and Citroën Jumpy models will also be available on the market as purely electric van variants.

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Oct 16, 2019 - 03:04 pm

Uber integrates Cityscoot e-scooters in Paris

The ride-share company Uber has joined forces with the e-scooter rental company Cityscoot in Paris. All of the more than 4,000 electric scooters offered by Cityscoot in the French capital can now be found and booked via the Uber app.

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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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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2020/01/23/weshare-is-expanding-across-europe/
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