Kumpan Electric receives multi-million dollar investment
E-Bility GmbH, the company behind the German electric scooter manufacturer Kumpan Electric, has received an investment in the lower two-digit million range in a financing round and has also taken over the Berlin-based electric scooter company Scrooser.Weiterlesen
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Scania and Northvolt to create battery cells for heavy EVs
Utility vehicle manufacturer Scania and Swedish Northvolt signed an agreement to jointly develop and commercialise battery cell tech for heavy duty vehicles. Scania says that it will invest 10m euros.Weiterlesen
Peter Carlsson, Laura Toole.
“There are 19 million cars sold in the European Union per year. If even 10 percent are going to be electric, which is a conservative estimate for 2025, that’s a huge opportunity for us.”
This is not just positive thinking but realistic positivism Ex-Tesla-Manager Peter Carlsson applied. He now heads NorthVolt, the company that is about to set up Europe’s own “Gigafactory” reportedly.
“These incentives directly influence consumer behavior, and given current market conditions (such as low gas prices), they are still necessary to help build the EV market to greater volumes. We will work with the new administration on any adjustments that seem appropriate.”
GM communications manager Laura Toole comments on the possibility of Trump cutting all EV incentives. Question is what “appropriate adjustments” are for GM?