Tag: Paris

Mar 27, 2020 - 12:51 pm

Lime is facing tough times due to Covid-19 pandemic

Due to the coronavirus crisis, the electric kick scooter rental company Lime has largely ceased operations, and sales have therefore shrunk sharply. According to a media report, this could even call the future of the company into question.

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Mar 13, 2020 - 01:00 pm

Two-month break in Formula E’s ongoing season

Following the cancellation of individual races, Formula E and the FIA have now announced that the 2019/20 season will be completely suspended for at least two months due to the Covid 19 spread. Even after that a resumption is not guaranteed.

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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 27, 2020 - 09:49 pm

Citroën shows off a light electric car for 6,000 euros

Citroën has just presented an electric two-seater called the Ami that is based on the Ami One Concept from 2019. With this light city vehicle that requires no driving licence, the French company wants to make electric mobility available to everyone. Our electrive staff attended the premiere in Paris.

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Feb 27, 2020 - 02:27 pm

Cityscoot concludes successful funding round to expand

Cityscoot has concluded a financing round for 23.6 million euros. With the capital increase, the French electric scooter sharing provider wants to expand into two more European cities this year and increase its fleet to a total of over 8,000 electric scooters.

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Feb 25, 2020 - 05:18 pm

Renault to replace Moov’in with Zity in Paris

Renault and Ferrovial will bring their electric car-sharing Zity, which was launched in Madrid in 2017, to Paris in March. The launch on the Seine will take place with 500 Renault Zoe, which should replace Renault’s previous Moov’in fleet. In the coming years, the electric car-sharing service is to be extended to other European cities.

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Jan 23, 2020 - 03:03 pm

INCIT-EV project launches in 7 EU cities

The INCIT-EV project, now launched and funded by the EU Commission, is concerned with the development of innovative charging technologies for electric vehicles until the end of 2023. Under the leadership of Renault, a total of 33 partners from eight countries are participating in the project.

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Dec 9, 2019 - 12:44 pm

Enough with the cosmetics

The Climate Activist group Extinction Rebellion has made headlines in France by sabotaging around 3,600 electric scooters in the capital and major cities. Their statement: “The electric scooter is just a toy of green capitalists, we don’t want them in our cities.”

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Nov 25, 2019 - 04:49 pm

Bosch discontinues Coup scooter sharing

Bosch’s electric scooter sharing service Coup has announced that it will discontinue its service in the German Berlin and Tübingen by mid-December 2019. The Paris and Madrid locations are also to be closed at short notice.

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Nov 6, 2019 - 05:09 pm

Repurposed Renault batteries power e-boats in Paris

In Paris, Renault electric car batteries have been given a second life on the Seine. They supply electricity to the ‘Black Swan’ electric motorboat, which is used for two-hour excursions in Paris for groups of up to eight people. And, the operator has bigger plans.

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Oct 16, 2019 - 03:04 pm

Uber integrates Cityscoot e-scooters in Paris

The ride-share company Uber has joined forces with the e-scooter rental company Cityscoot in Paris. All of the more than 4,000 electric scooters offered by Cityscoot in the French capital can now be found and booked via the Uber app.

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Oct 10, 2019 - 03:21 pm

Chronopost expands electric van fleet in France

The French parcel service Chronopost continues to expand its electric vehicle fleet. The DPD subsidiary now ordered a total of 400 electric transporters from Voltia, that already delivered 320. The converted Nissan EVs will be used in eleven French cities.

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Sep 24, 2019 - 11:07 am

Silent and (legally) speedy

An electric water taxi developed by the French startup SeaBubbles was stopped by the police during a test drive on the Seine in Paris under suspicion of speeding. But while the Seine normally has a speed limit of 12 km/h, the SeaBubbles prototype hydrofoil had already been granted a special permit for the “flying” water […]

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Sep 17, 2019 - 11:52 am

Trottinettes under threat

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo has had enough of misplaced electric scooters. Paris city authorities will now regard electric scooters that end up in the wrong places as rubbish and will dispose of them accordingly.

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Aug 9, 2019 - 12:37 pm

Waste not, want not

As pedestrian unhappiness about the onslaught of electric kick scooter fleets is mounting, Parisians have taken to throwing the scooters into the Seine to be rid of them. Now a startup called Guppy has emerged to retrieve the submerged scooters using magnets.

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Jul 19, 2019 - 02:36 pm

H2SHIPS project tests hydrogen shipping

The H2SHIPS project aims to demonstrate the technical and economic feasibility of hydrogen refuelling systems and propulsion systems in shipping and to identify the conditions for a successful market entry of hydrogen technology.

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Jun 24, 2019 - 01:37 pm

Coup e-scooter sharing adds prepaid minute-packages

Bosch’s e-scooter sharing service Coup is now offering prepaid by-the-minute packages without a minimum rental period in Berlin, Paris and Madrid as a new alternative. Users can choose between three different packages with 100, 200 or 500 minutes each.

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May 26, 2019 - 01:10 pm

Paris: RATP testing Solaris electric bus

The Paris public transport operator RATP has ordered a fully electric Urbino 8.9 LE electric from Solaris for testing. The contract includes the option to increase the order up to 10 million Euros for further Solaris electric buses.

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May 21, 2019 - 12:01 pm

Autonomous services with Renault and Transdev

Renault, Transdev Group, IRT SystemX, Institut Vedecom and the University of Paris-Saclay in France have just inaugurated the Paris-Saclay Autonomous Lab project. The Lab is now testing new autonomous, electric and shared mobility services in and around the Paris-Sanclay urban campus area.

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May 20, 2019 - 05:09 pm

RATP orders 50 Aptis buses for Paris

Alstom announced another order for its fully electric Aptis bus with a tram design. After the Strasbourg transport company CTS had ordered twelve units in March, the Paris public transport operator RATP is now ordering 50 units of the electric bus.

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May 16, 2019 - 12:51 pm

Too much of a good thing

Paris has enough, of Trottinettes that is. Providers have deployed about 15,000 little kick-scooters so far and numbers are to double. But, as users misbehave too often, companies such as Jump, Lime or Bird have been warned to either abide by a new code of good conduct or else the city will kick them to […]

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Apr 28, 2019 - 08:20 pm

Formula E: Audi moves up at Paris ePrix in April weather

The FIA Formula E Championship round 8 took place in the heart of Paris. Under the Eiffel Tower and close to Notre Dame, the all-electric cars took over the narrow Circuit des Invalides. With just 1.93 km in length, the track is one of the shortest on the circuit, but winds around 14 curves that […]

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Apr 10, 2019 - 03:15 pm

Paris: RATP to order 800 electric buses by 2024

The Parisian public transport operator RATP (Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens) intends to procure up to 800 electric buses by 2024 in order to replace existing diesel buses and combat smog in the greater Paris area in the run-up to the 2024 Olympic Games.

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Apr 6, 2019 - 02:55 pm

EDF founds hydrogen subsidiary Hynamics

The French energy supplier Électricité de France (EDF) is pushing ahead with its hydrogen efforts. At the Hanover Fair, the Paris-based company announced the establishment of a new subsidiary called Hynamics. Its aim is to make EDF a major player in the global H2 sector.

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Feb 28, 2019 - 02:52 pm

Coup boosts big city fleets by 500 electric scooters each

For the incoming start of the 2019 electric scooter season, the German sharing provider Coup is opening the service to more users. Also, a total of 1,500 additional electric scooters will be on the roads in Berlin, Paris and Madrid – a 40 % boost from before.

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Feb 23, 2019 - 05:09 pm

Hydrogen JV HysetCo launches in Paris region

Air Liquide, Idex, Société du Taxi Électrique Parisien (STEP) and Toyota have launched a joint venture called HysetCo to develop hydrogen mobility in the Paris region. It will also serve Hype, the fleet of fuel cell taxis, launched in 2015 during the COP21 and operated in Paris.

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