Tag: Italy

Dec 12, 2018 - 06:51 pm

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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Oct 29, 2018 - 05:09 pm

High power charging network Ionity coming to Italy

Italy’s petrochemical company Eni announces a framework agreement with Ionity. The high power charging network will use Eni pit stops to install their ultra-fast charging stations. For now they plan a total of 30 HPC stations with six charge columns each.

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Oct 11, 2018 - 09:39 am

French EDF to install 75,000 charging stations until 2022

French energy giant EDF intends to operate 75,000 charging stations in Europe by 2022 as it aims for a 30% market share in its main markets of France, Belgium, Italy and the UK. “We want to become the uncontested leader in electric mobility in Europe by 2022”, declares CEO Jean-Bernard Levy.

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Oct 9, 2018 - 02:24 pm

FCA gearing up for Jeep PHEV production in Italy

Fiat-Chrysler is readying their Melfi plant in Italy to accommodate the making of the Jeep Renegade plug-in hybrid. They scheduled pre-production to start next year, about a year ahead of the market launch in 2020. It is also the beginning of FCA’s wider e-offensive.

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Oct 8, 2018 - 06:23 pm

Piaggio kicking-off Vespa Elettrica sales in Europe

Here she is, the most original scooter from Italy only electric. Piaggio has finally started selling their Vespa Elettrica. The updated classic will come to buyers in Europe first before pre-sales are to start in the U.S. and Asia. Just beware, the price tag makes this a luxury e-scooter.

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Sep 20, 2018 - 06:00 pm

Italy to construct e-highway on section of A35

Following in the footsteps of Sweden and Germany, Italy will now also convert a section of their roads to a so-called e-highway with overhead cables for electrified trucks. They will also be testing the hybrid truck from Scania with overhead current collectors on the stretch of the A35.

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Sep 19, 2018 - 12:58 pm

Ferrari’s first SUV Purosangue confirmed hybrid

Italy’s foremost sports carmaker is looking to launch their first SUV. The Purosangue which Ferrari prefers to call a Crossover or “FUV” is set to hit the market by 2022. Despite its name it will not be so pure blooded though as Ferrari has a hybrid drive lined up.

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Aug 22, 2018 - 06:14 pm

Sicily ordering electric buses from BYD

The Italian town of Messina in Sicily has placed an order over 13 electric midibuses with BYD. Deliveries will happen in two batches and will be concluded before the year’s end. The electric buses will be operated by ATM.

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Jun 25, 2018 - 12:32 pm

Italy aims to put 1 million electric cars on the road

Now that Italy got a government again, they made their first proposal and say they aim to put a million electric vehicles on the road by 2022. The plan could cost the populist coalition up to 10 billion euros but shows a lack of detail so far.

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Jun 23, 2018 - 06:26 pm

Italy: Nissan installs EV ecosystem on Sicily

Nissan and Coca Cola bottler Sibeg agreed to install a whole ecosystem of electric cars and charging infrastructure in Sicily. Phase 2 of their ‘Green Mobility Project’ includes 110 new Nissan Leaf and 8 new fast charging stops.

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Jun 19, 2018 - 04:33 pm

Milan to introduce diesel ban in 2019

The city of Milan has now also decided to install a diesel ban albeit in small steps. As of January, 21, 2019, older diesels (up to Euro 3) will be banned from driving in city limits from Monday through Friday.

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May 30, 2018 - 03:49 pm

Ultra-fast charging in Italy as Ionity teams up with Enel

The high power charging initiative of mostly German carmakers, Ionity, is coming to Italy through a cooperation with energy giant Enel. Their agreement includes the installation of 20 HPC locations before the end of 2019 with Enel bearing installation and operation.

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May 17, 2018 - 01:30 pm

EU suing France, UK and Germany over air pollution levels

The EU Commission is getting tough and has announced to take six European states, among them France, Germany, and Britain to the EU Court of Justice for failing to respect air quality limits. They had been introduced in 2005 and 2010 and warnings had preceded the case.

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Apr 26, 2018 - 06:55 pm

CEUC: New fast-charge corridor for Europe

The EU Commission is supporting the construction of 118 fast charging stations for the CEUC (Central European Ultra Charging) project. Smatrics was chosen as a service provider for the rollout, operations and maintenance of the network.

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Apr 16, 2018 - 12:06 pm

Pininfarina turning into prestige EV manufacturer

Italy’s design studio Pininfarina is turning into an electric carmaker, drawing from the money of owner Mahindra and its experience from designing for the Formula E. The newly created European brand, Automobili Pininfarina, will cater for the premium segment.

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Apr 9, 2018 - 10:11 pm

When in Rome take the Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo

Audi is making gaming a reality as it plans to deploy the e-tron Vision Gran Turismo as a taxi during the Formula E races in Italy. The car had first been drawn up for virtual races on Sony’s PlayStation 4 but will hit the real road in Rome this weekend.

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Apr 8, 2018 - 06:52 pm

Daimler starting electric cup with Smarts

Daimler has announced the Smart EQ ForTwo E-Cup for this year. The race will feature a small series using 16 electric Smart cars in Italy. The races will commence on the 8th and 9th of July with a double race on a street track in Turin.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/12/12/pininfarina-christens-its-e-sportscar-battista/
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