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13.12.2018 - 19:56

DE: ChargePoint to supply Daimler dealers

Daimler has selected ChargePoint to install charging equipment at their retailers in Germany ahead of the carmaker’s electrification and EQC roll-out. The agreement comes after Daimler led ChargePoint’s $125 million funding round last year in support of the company’s expansion into Europe.

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13.12.2018 - 16:58

Bolivian-German JV tackles world’s largest lithium reserve

For the first time, a German company gains direct access to lithium and literally tons of it. After Bolivia reportedly appointed a German consortium as a strategic partner for the industrialisation of the county’s vast lithium deposits, the contract has been signed and production rates specified.

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13.12.2018 - 15:46

Audi agrees to assemble battery packs in Germany

It has taken some wrestling but now the Audi management and worker’s council agreed on installing a battery assembly in Ingolstadt. The site thus builds up “competence for future technologies” says the union, that before managed to convince Audi to build two new electric SUVs here.

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13.12.2018 - 07:53

FastCharge delivers high power charging at 450 kW

BMW, Porsche, Allego, Phoenix Contact and Siemens succeed in boosting the charging capacity to a remarkable 450 kW. The companies demonstrated prototypes of both charging stations as well as dedicated demo vehicles developed as part of the FastCharge project this Wednesday in Bavaria. And, we were there to document.

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12.12.2018 - 19:56

StreetScooter receives order over 500 electric vans

The Deutsche Post subsidiary StreetScooter has received yet another major order for its electric vans. German startup UZE Mobility has just bought 500 of the StreetScooter models Work and Work L and initially wants to use them in German cities as car-sharing vehicles – for free.

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12.12.2018 - 18:16

Pininfarina christens its e-sportscar ‘Battista’

The Automobili Pininfarina e-super sports car – previously known as PF0 – will now bear the name Battista and celebrate its premiere at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2019. In the meantime competitor Lotus is following suit with its own fully electric super sports car.

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11.12.2018 - 18:49

Hubject expands executive circle in Berlin

The roaming joint venture Hubject will soon be headed by three top managers. This comes after Thomas Daiber’s contract as co-CEO expires at the end of the year, though he will continue to work with Hubject in an advisory capacity.

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11.12.2018 - 17:43

VW to take orders for ID. electric car in early 2019

As things stand at present, VW will take advance orders for the ID. “in the first half of 2019”. As yet, nothing has been said about the size of the down payment required. Meanwhile, more than 30 CEOs of VWs most important suppliers recently came to Wolfsburg for the “MEB Supplier Event”.

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11.12.2018 - 15:36

Daimler orders €20BN worth of batteries

Daimler will buy battery cells worth more than 20 billion euros to ramp up for its electric strategy until 2030. Although the company has made the announcement, it has unfortunately not specified with which companies they have placed their orders. 

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11.12.2018 - 14:03

BMW puts €200M into Munich plant to make electric i4

With investments of around 200 million euros in its Munich plant, BMW is getting ready for series production of the all-electric BMW i4. The investments will go into the building and logistics but more so the production as the i4 differs considerably from the models usually made here.

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10.12.2018 - 22:33

Germany’s first self-service Tesla car rental station

Luxembourg-based start-up UFOdrive opened their first self-service rental car station in Germany. Drivers can now rent and collect one of six Tesla Model S at Hamburg Airport, simply via app. UFOdrives operates EV-only fleets in Luxembourg and Brussels as well.

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07.12.2018 - 18:50

StreetScooter Work van approved for large-scale production

The electric van maker owned by DP/DHL has received the EC approval to serially produce its basic Work electric van. The approval for large series production also applies to other EU countries and to Switzerland and Norway so that StreetScooter may fulfil orders increasingly coming from third parties.

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07.12.2018 - 16:13

ZF invests €3BN in hybrid production capacity

German transmissions supplier ZF launches an investment program of more than three billion euros to produce more future-safe products – above all hybrid transmissions. 800 million alone will flow into ZF’s transmission technology plant in Saarbrucken.

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06.12.2018 - 14:09

BYD considers European/US battery cell factory

BYD is toying with the idea of constructing battery factories in Europe and the USA. In Europe, the company is examining possible locations in Great Britain and Germany. Furthermore, the Chinese electric car manufacturer is considering a separate listing of its battery business on the stock exchange.

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06.12.2018 - 00:17

EV sales on (a pretty) record high in Germany

This November the German authority KBA registered an exact 4,262 electric cars in the country. According to our eMobility Dashboard this means EV sales have reached a record high as this translates to plus 40.6 per cent compared to the same month last year.

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05.12.2018 - 23:08

Audi to release fully-electric compact model

Audi is planning a fully electric compact model based on the A3 format. Like the VW ID the new Audi EV will utilise the MEB platform and you can expect to see a first study “in the coming months”. As is widely known, Audi intends to launch 20 electrified models by 2025.

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05.12.2018 - 16:36

Germany: fully electric campervan ready for market

The first purely electric campervan is market-ready and will be shown in Stuttgart at the CMT travel trade fair in January 2019. The e-camper is scheduled for market the same year. The Iridium EV is the product of a cooperation between EFA-S (powertrain and batteries) and WOF (chassis).

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04.12.2018 - 14:36

Extra small electric car Microlino to be made in Germany

German sports car manufacturer Artega has taken over all rights for the production of the Swiss electric city car Microlino from Tazzari of Italy. The latter wants to focus on projects outside the urban segment instead. Hence Artega also acquired the rights to the Tazzaro electric taxi e-cab but first to the electric Isetta remake.

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01.12.2018 - 15:06

German rescue service ADAC testing VTOL

The German ADAC Luftrettung, that is the air rescue service, is planning to test manned electric multi-copters as rescue vehicles in two states in Germany, namely Bavaria and Rhineland-Palatinate. Volocopter’s electric VTOL will be used for the pilot.

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29.11.2018 - 19:16

Cologne testing Ford Transit PHEV fleet

Ford will be providing ten Transit PHEVs for use by municipal enterprises based in Cologne, starting next spring. The project will analyse how hybrid vehicles can help achieve the city’s pollution targets. Similar fleet tests were undertaken by Ford in London and Valencia.

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28.11.2018 - 19:16

Germany’s first electric kick scooter sharing to be in …

The increasingly popular kick scooters that Lime or Bird and lately even Daimler have rolled out en masse in cities across the world are still illegal in Germany. However this is to change next year and already Bird has found a first partner city and while it begins with a ‘B’ it is not an […]

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27.11.2018 - 18:57

Bipolar batteries for longer range electric vehicles

Within the EMBATT-goes-FAB project, ThyssenKrupp System Engineering, IAV, Daimler and Fraunhofer IKTS are developing bipolar batteries for electric vehicles based on lithium-ion technology. These batteries shall achieve ranges of up to 1,000 km.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/11/26/infineon-denso-strengthen-partnership-for-e-mobility/
26.11.2018 14:51