Tag: Germany

Sep 21, 2020 - 07:11 pm

FC Bayern players now all drive Audi e-tron

Audi has handed over 19 e-tron electric cars to FC Bayern players. As the club’s official mobility partner, Audi has also already installed charging points for the electric fleet at the Bayern training ground in Munich.

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Sep 17, 2020 - 06:17 pm

HEAG mobilo orders 24 eCitaro buses for Darmstadt

In Germany, the Darmstadt transport company HEAG mobilo has ordered 24 eCitaro electric buses from the Daimler subsidiary EvoBus including eleven solo and 13 articulated buses. The fleet should arrive at the Böllenfalltor depot from the third quarter of 2021 and replace older diesel vehicles.

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Sep 17, 2020 - 02:09 pm

Tesla targets 100 more hectares for Giga Berlin

Tesla has submitted an application to the state of Brandenburg for the clearing of a further 100 hectares of forest on its Giga Berlin site. Back in the USA, the electric car manufacturer’s construction plans for its latest Gigafactory in the state of Texas have now been made public.

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Sep 11, 2020 - 02:21 pm

VW hands over the first ID.3 in Germany

The first VW ID.3 has been delivered in Germany as Volkswagen hands over the 1st Edition model made in its ‘Transparent Factory’ in Dresden. The first customer was handed over a white ID.3.

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Sep 11, 2020 - 11:48 am

Tesla Giga Berlin & Giga Texas well underway

The Gigafactories under construction in Texas and Berlin have been making progress despite the final permit for the site in Grünheide, close to the German capital still pending. Brandenburg state minister Jörg Steinbach is confident however to be able to grant final permissions before the year’s end.

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Sep 8, 2020 - 01:38 pm

Opel accepting orders for the Zafira-e Life

The new Opel Zafira-e Life is now available for order in Germany and most recently in the UK. The battery-powered passenger van will go on sale in early 2021 for prices starting at 53,800 euros, or £34,645 after the Plug-in Van Grant.

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Sep 7, 2020 - 02:50 pm

KIT & Skeleton developing graphene batteries

The ultracapacitor manufacturer Skeleton Technologies has announced a cooperation with the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). The partners are working together on the development of a graphene battery with a charging time of only 15 seconds.

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Sep 7, 2020 - 11:16 am

When Musk meets Diess

Tesla CEO Elon Musk made a surprising stopover in Braunschweig at the end of his visit to Germany, which lasted several days, and met with Volkswagen Group CEO Herbert Diess.

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Sep 6, 2020 - 05:50 pm

Aldi to build 1,500 charging stations in Germany

Supermarket chain Aldi Süd has announced the construction of a further 1,500 charging stations in the parking lots of its stores. This would mean that more than 75 per cent of the discounter’s stores would have at least one charging point.

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Sep 4, 2020 - 03:43 pm

PSA launch the ACC battery cell joint venture

The French automotive group PSA with its German subsidiary Opel and the French energy group Total with its subsidiary Saft have now signed an agreement to set up the Automotive Cells Company (ACC) joint venture.

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Sep 3, 2020 - 04:05 pm

Germany to promote e-mobility via EU Council

Germany apparently wants to use its EU Council Presidency to promote e-mobility. In addition to the mandatory construction of hydrogen filling stations, fast-charging stations and a uniform payment system will also be promoted.

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Sep 3, 2020 - 02:18 pm

Canyon presents four-wheel e-bike concept

The German bicycle and e-bike manufacturer Canyon presented its Future Mobility Concept, a mixture of electric car and pedelec. The four-wheeled vehicle with pedelec drive is designed to be driven on cycle paths or the road.

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Aug 31, 2020 - 07:12 pm

IAV announce EMC test centre near Stuttgart

The German engineering services provider IAV has announced the construction of a new EMC test centre in Heimsheim near Stuttgart. The new building is IAV’s response to the automotive industry’s demand for measuring and testing capacities for electromagnetic compatibility (EMC).

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Aug 28, 2020 - 01:30 pm

Amazon orders over 1,800 electric vans from Mercedes

Amazon orders more than 1,800 electric transporters from Mercedes-Benz Vans. The order includes around 600 eVito and more than 1,200 eSprinter delivery vans, with Amazon expecting deliveries to begin this year. This is the largest order for electric vehicles from Mercedes transporter unit to date.

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Aug 27, 2020 - 04:46 pm

Electric bendy buses arrive in Berlin to serve BVG

Public transport operator BVG in Berlin has taken delivery of the first articulated electric buses. A total of 17 Solaris Urbino 18 electric are now gradually taking up service on Line 200 with charging at Siemens pantographs at the terminal stops.

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Aug 26, 2020 - 12:34 pm

BMW expands i3 production while VW looks to the e-Golf

In Germany, the increased purchase premium is boosting demand for electric cars. BMW and VW have now responded by expanding production of the i3 in Leipzig, while the VW e-Golf will continue to be built in Dresden until Christmas, contrary to initial plans.

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Aug 25, 2020 - 04:16 pm

Designwerk & Daimler Trucks make low-entry e-truck

Designwerk has entered a partnership with Daimler Trucks and has included a low-entry chassis based on the Mercedes Econic in its own product range. The first vehicle of this type is to be delivered in the second quarter of next year.

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Aug 24, 2020 - 08:02 pm

Sono Motors and Tesla join Fair Cobalt Alliance

Munich-based start-up Sono Motors is the first electric vehicle manufacturer to become a member of the Fair Cobalt Alliance. The action platform is an initiative to promote fairer cobalt mining practices in small-scale mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Aug 23, 2020 - 03:40 pm

VWCV gets Hanover plant ready to make electrified vans

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles (VWCV) has used the summer break at its Hanover plant to revamp for producing the new Multivan and purely electric ID.Buzz in Germany from 2022. In short, Hanover is preparing for the future models of the Bulli family that sees increasing electrification.

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Aug 20, 2020 - 05:39 pm

Akasol orders machines for US battery factory from Manz

German battery systems manufacturer Akasol has now placed the follow-up order for production equipment for its planned battery factory in the USA with the mechanical engineering company Manz. The “Gigafactory 2” as Akasol calls it is set to open in late 2021.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2020/09/22/opel-mokka-e-prices-start-at-32990-euros/
22.09.2020 16:43