Tag: Netherlands

Jun 8, 2020 - 04:15 pm

Groningen to electrify city fleet

The Dutch municipality of Groningen plans to replace its 128 service vehicles with electric vehicles by 2025. The city will also install 74 smart-charging stations municipal buildings and is planning to build 350 more public charging stations in Groningen in the coming years.

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Jun 4, 2020 - 06:01 pm

Battery swapping for Dutch container ships

With their newly founded joint venture Zero Emission Services (ZES), a Dutch consortium has taken up the cause of zero-emission inland container shipping. The initiators want to put the first electric ship into operation this year.

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May 3, 2020 - 06:05 pm

Fastned’s first fast-charging station in Amsterdam

Fastned opened its first fast-charging station in Amsterdam this weekend. The Dutch company claims “hundreds of electric cars can be charged per day at this station” and that the design would allow the addition of more fast-chargers in future.

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Apr 28, 2020 - 02:56 pm

CATL expands commercial vehicle battery business in Europe

The Chinese battery giant CATL has just signed a deal to provide VDL Bus & Coach with its high energy density battery system based on its standardised LFP-CTP (Cell to Pack) product platform. For SME business CATL has also appointed Quantron as its authorised sales and service partner for commercial vehicles and industrial applications in […]

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Apr 14, 2020 - 08:19 pm

H2Share fuel cell trucks begin tests in NW Europe

A few days ago, a 27-tonne fuel-cell-powered truck from VDL started its first practical application in the Netherlands. The EU-funded H2Share project will gather practical experience in different regions of North-West Europe.

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Apr 3, 2020 - 03:13 pm

E-scooter maker Kumpan Electric gets €3M for expansion

InnoEnergy is investing around three million euros in e-bility, the manufacturer behind the German electric scooter brand Kumpan Electric. The goals of the cooperation are the further development of e-bility’s product and service range and faster market launch in other European countries.

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Mar 30, 2020 - 04:21 pm

BYD forms FinDreams to sell components

BYD will be offering electric car components to third parties in order to diversify their income sources in the face of dwindling demand for cars. The components business is to be conducted through the recently founded sub-brand FinDreams.

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Mar 10, 2020 - 03:04 pm

DAF starts customer tests for HEV-diesel hybrid truck

DAF Trucks has started to test the CF Hybrid in customer applications to gain experience in daily use. The Dutch transport company Peter Appel will be using two of these hybrid trucks to supply supermarkets in the Netherlands close to city centres.

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Mar 5, 2020 - 06:04 pm

NL: Unilever Innovation Center to get 124 charging points

EVBox partner Hollander Techniek has installed 124 charging points on the campus of Wageningen University in the Netherlands. The charging point each have an output of 11 kW and are meant for guests and employees of Unilever’s Global Foods Innovation Center at the University.

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Mar 5, 2020 - 02:37 pm

The Netherlands goes for EV purchase subsidies

The Dutch government has now confirmed the planned purchase subsidies for privately used e-cars and has provided further details. Hybrid cars and vehicles above a list price of 45,000 euros will not be considered. However, secondhand electric used are eligible.

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Mar 2, 2020 - 06:03 pm

Byton M-Byte pre-orders to start in EU before year’s end

Before the end of this year, Chinese manufacturer Byton will be accepting advance orders from European customers for its first electric model M-Byte – for a reservation fee of 500 euros. Byton has also revealed some details on the planned distribution and charging service.

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Feb 28, 2020 - 12:56 pm

Aiways will skip dealerships in Europe

Aiways will offer its new battery electric SUV U5 in Europe exclusively through direct sales and not through traditional dealer networks. After sales and service will be handled by partners – the first ones for Europe have now been named.

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Feb 24, 2020 - 04:57 pm

Unu almost ready to enter scooter-sharing game

The Berlin-based electric scooter manufacturer Unu is about to enter the sharing business. According to a media report, the Dutch company Check wants to make Unu scooters available to customers by April at the latest.

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Feb 19, 2020 - 04:45 pm

INVADE looks at algorithms to solve grid overload

Intelligent charging of electric cars could significantly reduce the need for grid extensions. This is the result of a smart charging test within the framework of the now completed European project Invade. The central component of the test was a specially created algorithm from GreenFlux.

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Feb 9, 2020 - 08:20 pm

Hydrogen transport route along Rhine-Alps corridor

Seventeen partners want to turn the so-called Rhine-Alps corridor stretching from Rotterdam to Genoa into a purely hydrogen-based transport route – by water, road and rail. The RH₂INE project stands for ‘Rhine Hydrogen Integration Network of Excellence’.

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Feb 5, 2020 - 01:48 pm

Tribus unveils two small electric buses

The Dutch company Tribus is now presenting two electric buses at the VDV Electric Bus Conference in Berlin: The compact and modular city bus Movitas and the wheelchair-accessible VW e-Crafter mini-bus.

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Feb 4, 2020 - 11:54 am

Netherlands planning private EV subsidies

The Dutch government intends to grant a subsidy of 4,000 euros for the purchase of privately used electric cars up to a list price of 45,000 euros from July this year, according to local media.

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Jan 30, 2020 - 06:58 pm

EVBox opens lab in Amsterdam to test charging tech

In Amsterdam, EVBox has opened what they are calling the Lab Space. Thanks to the new site, the company says it can test all of its future charging stations on actual vehicles. The facility should thus also be home to research and development of new charging technologies.

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Jan 27, 2020 - 01:54 pm

EU project REVIVE: fuel cell systems for garbage trucks

As part of the EU-funded project REVIVE (Refuse Vehicle Innovation and Validation in Europe), a fleet of 15 electric vehicles for refuse collection is to be built and put into operation by 2021. The trucks will have a fuel cell system to increase the range.

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Jan 27, 2020 - 01:41 pm

Dutch research project to improve battery life cycle

In the Netherlands, the car-sharing platform Amber and research organisation TNO are studying the optimal use of electric cars. By collecting battery data from the Amber fleet, the partners want to find out whether fleet managers can organise car-sharing in a way that extends battery life long-term.

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Jan 22, 2020 - 02:49 pm

Reservation books open for Lucid Air in Europe

The US-American startup Lucid Motors has now opened European reservation books for the first model Lucid Air. The startup says it will officially unveil the Tesla-like debut car in New York in April. Deliveries in Europe are scheduled to begin at the end of 2021.

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Jan 16, 2020 - 02:11 pm

Eindhoven introduces the recycled car Luca

The Ecomotive team of the TU Eindhoven has presented another interesting concept car. Luca is an electric car that is consistently designed for sustainability. With lightweight construction and recycled materials, Luca is designed to conserve resources.

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Jan 15, 2020 - 04:15 pm

Qbuzz orders 100 fast chargers for buses from ABB

ABB has installed more than 100 electric bus rapid charging stations for public transport operator Qbuzz in the Netherlands. Most of these are cabled charging stations in depots, but there are also a few pantograph fast chargers.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2020/06/08/groningen-to-electrify-city-fleet/
08.06.2020 16:27