Tag: Grenoble

Nov 7, 2022 - 04:13 pm

Verkor secures €250 million in financing

French battery specialist and Renault partner Verkor has secured more than €250 million in financing. The fresh capital, which comes from the European Investment Bank among others, will flow into the company’s technology and innovation centre in Grenoble called Verkor Innovation Center (VIC).

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Jul 8, 2021 - 11:07 am

Verkor raises €100 million in investment round

The French battery specialist Verkor has raised 100 million euros from investors. Among other things, the money is to be used to build up battery cell development and production in France, which Verkor recently agreed with Renault.

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Jun 22, 2015 - 08:22 am

Schiphol, Amsterdam, Grenoble, Tesla, Ecotricity, Philippines.

Schiphol deploys electric buses: 35 all-electric buses now drive passengers from the airplane to the gate and back at the Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam. Each bus has its own designated charging station and is 100% powered with solar energy.
businesstraveller.com, schiphol.nl

Amsterdam to triple charging points: The city of Amsterdam announced that it plans to increase the number of charging points from currently 1,300 to 4,000 by 2018. Companies can now submit tenders for the operation of the network. The winner of the contract will be announced by the end of the year.

France goes H2: 21 Renault Kangoo Z.E. fitted with range-extending fuel cell technology by Symbio FCell and three hydrogen-filling stations have gone into service in Grenoble, France. The project HyWay was launched in October 2014 and now counts the largest hydrogen-powered fleet in Europe.
idw-online.de (in German), info-economique.com (in French)

Settled out of court: According to Transport Evolved, Tesla and Ecotricity have come to an agreement, ending their dispute over public electric car infrastructure in the UK. While neither companies have commented on the matter publicly, it seems they have agreed to work together for the greater good.

Taking the e-trike to class: The University of the Philippines is testing ten electric trikes on its Diliman campus, offering free rides for two months. If tests are successful, the university will add the trikes by Japanese manufacturer BEMAC Electric Transportation Phils to its on-campus transportation fleet.

Sep 15, 2014 - 08:27 am

Grenoble, M. Barnwell Services, Ostroleka, Seoul.

Colourful carsharing in France: The pilot programme ‘Cité lib’ kicks-off on October 1st in the city of Grenoble. 70 EVs are up for hire, half of which are Toyota i-Roads, the other Toyota Coms. That means 35 of the 45 i-Roads built so far will be on the road in southern France. These can be booked via an app. The trial will last three years.
theautochannel.com, greencarcongress.com

M. Barnwell Services hybridised: The British stockist and distributor of fluid sealing products is replacing its fleet with 25 Toyota Auris Hybrid Touring Sports. The cars are meant for the company’s sales team and a step towards reducing its carbon footprint and being in line with new standards for environmental management.

Poland gets first electric buses: Polish company Solaris has delivered two of its Urbino 8.9 LE Electric to the city of Ostroleka. These feature a 160 kWh battery and three-phase chargers, which has been mounted on the roof for easier access. The drivetrain is delivered by Polish company Medcom.
auto-medienportal.net (in German), energiamax.pl (in Polish)

Free electric taxi for Seoul: Renault Samsung Motors is letting members of the Seoul Taxi Association in South Korea use ten of its SM3 Z.E. free of charge. The idea is for taxi drivers and passengers to discover the benefits of electric mobility. For the drivers, other perks include free use of toll road tunnels, cheaper parking and free access to the city’s charging points.

Found on electrive.com
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