Tag: HEV

Mar 31, 2021 - 01:58 pm

UK to invest £30 million into battery technology

In order to support research into battery technology, the British government will support the BEV and FCEV supply chains with over £30 million of UK government funding. A total of 22 studies will receive a share of £9.4 million in order to research and develop different aspects of the EV battery economy.

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Mar 31, 2021 - 01:15 pm

Mercedes-AMG reveals electrification strategy details

Mercedes-AMG has officially announced the details of its electrification strategy with performance hybrids and battery-electric derivatives based on the new Mercedes Electric Vehicle Architecture (EVA) for luxury and luxury cars. AMG’s first electrified road models are set to debut later this year.

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Mar 29, 2021 - 02:51 pm

Microvast to supply battery for bus manufacturer Safra

Battery manufacturer Microvast has signed a framework agreement with French bus manufacturer Safra. Over the next three years, Microvast will supply Safra with three standardised battery products for the company’s electric and hybrid buses, as well as for retrofitting the bus fleet.

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Mar 29, 2021 - 01:14 pm

Romania doubles 2021 EV subsidy budget

The Romanian Ministry of Environment is doubling the budget for its Rabla Plus programme this year, which offers subsidies for the purchase of electric and hybrid cars, to the equivalent of around 82 million euros.

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Mar 27, 2021 - 11:24 pm

Schaeffler scores contracts for commercial EV motors

Schaeffler has announced new series orders for electric motors and hybrid modules for use in trucks. One series order relates to the supply of electric motors from 2023 for an unnamed commercial vehicle supplier. Schaeffler can book another major order in the field of hybrid modules.

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Mar 25, 2021 - 03:34 pm

Ford invests in Valencia hybrid powertrain plant

Ford is investing in the electrification of its Spanish site in Valencia. The engine plant there will build hybrid powertrains for the Kuga PHEV and the full hybrid variants of the Kuga, S-Max and Galaxy series from the end of 2022. An additional €5.2 million will be invested in expanding the battery assembly capacity in […]

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Mar 25, 2021 - 12:57 pm

Vitesco aims for 30% profits from electrification

After the supervisory board of Continental AG approved the spin-off of the powertrain division Vitesco Technologies a few days ago, the latter has now presented its current strategy. In the medium term, Vitesco wants to generate over 30 per cent of its sales in its core business with electrification.

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Mar 12, 2021 - 01:11 pm

Peugeot wants to go free of pure ICE by 2023

Peugeot says it plans to have a 100 per cent electrified range by 2023. This would exceed Peugeot’s previous corporate planning. However, the French have not announced a phase-out of the internal combustion engine. Other points also remain open.

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Mar 2, 2021 - 01:39 pm

Norway marks 5,074 new BEVs sold in February

Norway just released the plug-in vehicle registrations for February, with 5,074 new electric cars talking the lead in February. The market share of EVs in all new passenger car registrations for the month was 47.5 per cent.

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Feb 25, 2021 - 11:19 am

Volvo & Geely cancel fusion and opt for cooperation

Volvo owner Geely and Volvo Cars have announced that they will forego their proposed merger and instead significantly deepen their existing cooperation as two separate companies. This includes, among other things, expanded joint use of modular architectures for electric cars.

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Feb 18, 2021 - 02:45 pm

Nissan presents third generation Qashqai

Nissan has presented the third generation Qashqai compact SUV. The new edition of the bestseller is the first Nissan in Europe to come optionally with an e-Power hybrid drive. The petrol engine is used exclusively to generate electricity, while only the electric motor is responsible for driving the wheels.

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Feb 18, 2021 - 12:21 pm

Honda HR-V only available as hybrid in Europe

Honda has presented the new generation of its HR-V compact SUV, which will be launched in Europe at the end of this year. After the small car Jazz, the new HR-V will be the next model that Honda will only offer with hybrid drive in Europe.

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Feb 3, 2021 - 02:26 pm

ZF to begin offering complete hybrid systems for ships

ZF is now adding further electrified components for shipping to its portfolio of maritime hybrid transmissions, specifically electric motors, power electronics and control levers. According to the driveline specialist, this provides a complete solution from a single source.

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Feb 2, 2021 - 01:14 pm

Norway: Plug-in cars reach over 80% marketshare

The new plug-in car registrations have come out for Norway. Market shares look impressive as usual in Europe’s EV wonderland. Electric cars make for over half of all sales in the first month of the year. Still, there’s been a slight decline.

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Feb 1, 2021 - 05:19 pm

New Flyer reveals fully automated transit bus

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has exercised an option with New Flyer to purchase 45 additional hybrid buses. New Flyer and Robotic Research have recently developed the Xcelsior AV and claim this is North America’s first fully automated transit bus.

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Jan 18, 2021 - 01:36 pm

Toyota presents hybrid racecar for WEC

Toyota Gazoo Racing has unveiled the race car it will enter in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) this year. In line with the new hypercar regulations, the GR010 Hybrid features an all-wheel drive powertrain with system power capped at 500 kW.

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Jan 15, 2021 - 05:25 pm

Nissan details Qashqai e-Power technology

Nissan provides some technical data on the Qashqai e-Power, two months after first announcing the hybrid vehicle to come to Europe. The e-power system combines a 140 kW electric motor and 1.5-litre gasoline engine that drives the power generator for charging the battery.

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Jan 14, 2021 - 02:43 pm

PSA sold 120,000 electrified models throughout 2020

The PSA Group recorded around 120,000 new registrations for electrified models in 2020, one reason it met the European CO2 targets. At the same time, the French company’s total sales slumped 27.8% to 2.51 million cars in the crisis year compared to 2019.

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Jan 13, 2021 - 01:30 pm

Renault doubles EV sales in Europe

Renault has presented its electric car sales statistics for 2020. According to the figures, the French automaker was able to sell 115,888 electric vehicles in Europe, around twice as many as in 2019. The company’s most successful electric model by far was, once again, the Renault Zoe.

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Dec 9, 2020 - 01:29 pm

Volvo to build electric motors in Sweden

Volvo Cars has just announced that it will assemble electric motors at its engine plant in Skövde, Sweden. The Geely-owned Swedish company aims to establish a complete in-house production of electric motors at the plant by the middle of this decade.

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Dec 7, 2020 - 02:35 pm

Lexus presents new electric drive control system

For the next generation of its electric and hybrid vehicles, Lexus has introduced an electric drive control system called Direct4. A purely battery-electric concept vehicle based on this technology is to be presented in the first quarter of 2021.

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Dec 7, 2020 - 12:21 pm

Denmark ups taxes for ICEs and incentives for EVs

The Danish parliament has passed a tax plan that should help bring at least 775,000 electric and hybrid cars onto the road by 2030. The plan envisions a gradual increase in taxes and charges for cars with a combustion engine and lower taxes for electric cars and charging.

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https://www.electrive.com/2021/04/16/sk-innovation-to-supply-batteries-for-hyundai-kia-hybrids/
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