Tag: Germany

Aug 16, 2021 - 02:06 pm

Brose heralds new thermal management system for IAA

The supplier Brose has announced that it will be presenting a holistic system for thermal management at the IAA Mobility in Munich. This is intended to actively control the heat distribution in the car and significantly increase the efficiency of electric vehicles.

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Aug 16, 2021 - 11:59 am

Faurecia acquires majority stake in Hella electronics

The French automotive supplier Faurecia has acquired a 60 per cent stake in the German lighting and electronics specialist Hella. The two companies aim to expand their market positions together, particularly in key growth areas such as electromobility.

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Aug 14, 2021 - 11:40 am

Laschet meets Musk at the Giga Berlin

German chancellor candidate Armin Laschet (CDU) met with Elon Musk on his tour of the Giga Berlin factory. The candidate is known for his ability to sometimes place his foot in his mouth, and this meeting did not disappoint.

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Aug 12, 2021 - 11:30 am

ADS-TEC to hit the NY stock exchange via SPAC merger

ADS-TEC Energy, a provider of battery buffered fast-charging technology, has announced that it is going public on the US stock exchange. For this purpose, the company from Nürtingen near Stuttgart will merge with the SPAC company European Sustainable Growth Acquisition Corp (EUSG), which is already listed there.

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Aug 9, 2021 - 11:20 am

Vulcan Energy to hit the stock market

The German-Australian lithium producer Vulcan Energy is planning a dual listing on the stock exchanges in Australia and Germany. With the intended inclusion in the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, the company wants to become more attractive for European investors.

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Aug 9, 2021 - 10:56 am

First Tesla Model Y units arrive in Europe

The first Tesla Model Ys have arrived in Europe. A German manager of the electric car manufacturer made this public on his LinkedIn channel. The official start of deliveries is still scheduled for September, but it looks like the first deliveries could take place in August. This is also supported by a media date.

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Aug 9, 2021 - 10:46 am

Samsung rumoured to supply cells to Volkswagen

Samsung SDI is rumoured to produce part of the standardised battery cells for future electric cars announced by Volkswagen at Power Day. However, it remains to be seen what scope of development the South Korean company will be responsible for.

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Aug 8, 2021 - 04:00 pm

VW CEO Diess negatively charged by Ionity

Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess apparently ended up negatively supercharged after a bad experience with the Ionity charging network in which VW has a 20 per cent stake. “This is anything but a premium charging experience, IONITY!” ranted Diess on LinkedIn.

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Aug 7, 2021 - 04:28 pm

Honda e Test: Stylish city car that fits a niche

Meet the Honda e, the chic small car which the company packed full of hi-tech before bringing it to market. Last year, the electric car made a convincing first drive, considering the concept’s specifications. But what does the Honda e deliver in everyday use today?

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Aug 6, 2021 - 11:57 am

SVOLT closes financing round with €1.3 billion

The Chinese battery cell manufacturer SVOLT has announced the conclusion of a B-financing round of 10.28 billion yuan (about 1.33 billion euros). In addition to the development of new technologies, this will primarily be used to finance the establishment and expansion of production capacities.

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Aug 4, 2021 - 02:09 pm

Felyx expands micromobility in 3 German cities

The Dutch micromobility company Felyx is expanding in Europe. In Germany, the company is spreading out to Berlin and increasing its existing fleets in Düsseldorf and Hamburg. Felyx is now putting another 1,500 electric moped scooters on German streets.

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Aug 3, 2021 - 04:28 pm

Mercedes & GROB-WERKE intensify battery cooperation

Mercedes-Benz intensifies its cooperation with its longstanding partner GROB-WERKE GmbH, a German specialist in battery production and automation systems. This includes the assembly of both battery modules and battery packs which are to power Mercedes-EQ vehicles from 2025.

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Aug 2, 2021 - 01:08 pm

Renault Group secures lithium deal with Vulcan Energy

Vulcan Energy announces another prominent customer for the supply of lithium extracted from thermal water in the Upper Rhine Graben. Renault is the second carmaker after the Stellantis Group banking on battery metal coming through the German-Australian company.

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Aug 2, 2021 - 01:08 pm

Lilium is negotiating a major order from Brazil

The electric aerial taxi start-up Lilium says it is negotiating with the Brazilian airline Azul to sell 220 electric aircraft with a total value of one billion US dollars. It would be the company’s first order from Brazil.

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Jul 31, 2021 - 12:27 pm

Daimler Truck to realign production strategy

Daimler Truck and the works council have agreed on key points for the future orientation and safeguarding of the aggregate plants. The three locations Gaggenau, Kassel and Mannheim will specialise in different components of electrified drives.

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Jul 31, 2021 - 11:09 am

VW to upgrade Emden factory over summer break

Volkswagen has announced that it will be pushing ahead with a number of construction projects at the Emden site during the upcoming plant holiday. More than 1,000 employees and external workers are to work on around 300 construction sites between 2 and 27 August for the transformation to an EV production site.

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Jul 29, 2021 - 02:44 pm

Audi releases two more Q4 e-tron variants

Following the sales debut of the Audi Q4 e-tron and Q4 Sportback e-tron in April, two further variants are now expanding the portfolio: The Q4 Sportback 40 e-tron, the model with the longest range in the series, and the Q4 45 e-tron quattro as an all-wheel drive variant are available to order now.

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Jul 29, 2021 - 01:06 pm

Continental & Siemens to cooperate on truck pantographs

Continental Engineering Services (CES) and Siemens Mobility will cooperate in the development and production of pantographs for trucks. The duo has in mind the electrification of road freight transport by means of so-called eHighways, as they are currently being tested in three regions in Germany.

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Jul 29, 2021 - 10:54 am

Porsche vs Tesla reloaded

The run between Tesla and Porsche for the fastest lap time on the Nürburgring is entering the next round. Last round, the Tesla Model S Plaid prototypes at the Nürburgring allegedly managed to set a lap time of 7 minutes and 13 seconds.

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Jul 28, 2021 - 03:16 pm

Danish Clever buys another 500 Compleo charging stations

Compleo continues to build its cooperation with Denmark’s charge point operator Clever. After Compleo delivered 400 charging columns in the first half of the year, Clever now wants another 500 charging stations before the year’s end. Both companies are long-standing partners.

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Jul 28, 2021 - 01:24 pm

Daimler hungry for more CATL batteries

Mercedes-Benz will purchase more battery cells from CATL than planned for its accelerated electrification offensive. There is also new information on the announced eight cell factories with partners.

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https://www.electrive.com/2021/08/16/german-police-orders-215-id-3-as-emergency-vehicles/
16.08.2021 14:35