Tag: Kandi Electric

Jul 25, 2016 - 08:16 am

USA, Kandi Electric, Fastned, Stagecoach.

White House EV announcement: The Obama Administration has announced both private and federal sector actions to accelerate electric vehicle uptake in the country. This includes a 4.5m dollar loan option to support commercial scale-deployment of charging facilities and an “Electric Vehicle Hackathon.”
whitehouse.gov, greencarcongress.com

1,500 EVs in China: The Kandi Electric Vehicles Group, a joint venture of Kandi Technologies and Geely Automobile, plans to sell 1,500 EVs in the Chinese cities of Tianjin and Jiangyin. The cars should be delivered by the end of the year.

Fast-charging rates: The new Fastned Power subscription allows Dutch drivers to charge vehicles at any of the company’s 51 locations for 19 cents per kWh, with a 24 euro monthly subscription fee. Prices therefore drop to the same rate as if an EV were to charge at home, making it especially attractive to the many electric car owners who don’t have a garage or driveway to install a home charger.

Inverness fleet: U.K. bus operator Stagecoach has modified their Inverness fleet of electric vehicles to run longer, reaching distances of 130 mi on one charge as opposed to the previous 95 mi per charge. This could mean each bus will be able to run for an entire day before needing to plug-in.

Nov 24, 2015 - 09:00 am

South Korea, Kandi Electric, Gogoro, Nissan.

One million by 2030: South Korea presented an ambitious goal as part of its long-term plans to electrify the transportation sector. In order to get one million EVs on the road by 2030, the country wants to improve infrastructure and replace all public buses. Hopefully South Korea is not using Germany as an example to follow.
yonhapnews.co.kr, koreatimes.co.kr

Kandi Electric gets deal in Nanjing: The EV maker, a joint venture between Kandi and Geely, is to deliver more than 3,000 K17 EVs to the Chinese city. They were ordered by battery manufacturer Nanjing Bustil. The first 500 vehicles will be delivered before the end of the year.

Battery swapping and a Slushy: Gogoro opened its first battery swapping station next to a 7-eleven convenient store in Taiwan. The scooter manufacturer already has 96 of the so-called GoStations that offer 24-hour battery swapping in Taipei, New Taipei and Taoyuan. But these are mostly located at gas stations.

New Nissans for NHS: The Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has added 13 Nissan e-NV200 to its fleet. The electric vans will i.e. be used for collections and deliveries of health supplies are said to reduce transportation cost by 80 percent. The deployment follows a recent trial.

Found on electrive.com
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