Daimler Trucks and Total join forces on H2 infrastructure
Truck manufacturer Daimler Truck and the energy group Total have signed an agreement to work together on the development of a hydrogen infrastructure for heavy trucks in the European Union. The two corporations will initial focus on Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxemburg and France.
Benelux countries to ensure charging across borders
To promote cross-border electric driving and charging, Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg (so-called Benelux countries) have established the joint service IDRO (Benelux ID Registration Organisation). IDRO is supposed to help ensure that national borders are not an obstacle to charging.
Daimler to deliver eCitaro buses to Europe
Following the first deliveries of the Mercedes-Benz eCitaro in Germany, Daimler reports that the first calls for its electric bus have now also been received from neighbouring European countries, namely Luxembourg, France and Poland.
Luxemburg upgrades e-mobility subsidies
Luxembourg is extending the subsidies introduced this year by another year for the purchase of electric vehicles (battery-electric and fuel cell) and plug-in hybrids. The amount of the premium will further remain at 5,000 euros in 2020.
MEGA-E: Allego to erect 322 HPC stations
Allego and Fortum Charge & Drive join forces to set up a pan-European high-power charging (HPC) network called MEGA-E and thus to erect 322 ultra-fast charging stations and 27 so-called e-charging hubs throughout Europe.