Jan 12, 2023 - 02:26 pm
EnBW joint venture plans fast-charging network in Turkey
Borusan EnBW Enerji, a joint venture between EnBW and the Turkish industrial group Borusan, wants to install a network of fast chargers for electric cars in Turkey. They have already received their operating license and plan to invest over five billion Turkish liras (€250 mn) by 2030.
Jul 28, 2022 - 03:04 pm
Heliox & Recoy integrate energy prices into V2X smart charging
Heliox has teamed up with Recoy to integrate its ‘Real-time Optimisation Platform’ into its fast-charging equipment. Recoy’s platform considers energy prices in real-time and helps optimise flexible assets such as electric vehicles, stationary batteries, e-boilers and electrolysers.
May 26, 2019 - 12:26 pm
Audi sets up 1.9 MWh battery storage in Berlin
Audi has opened a stationary energy storage facility with a capacity of 1.9 MWh on the EUREF campus in Berlin. The lithium-ion batteries in second use come from development e-tron vehicles and tests various interaction scenarios between electric cars and the energy grid.
Oct 24, 2018 - 08:00 pm
First electric long distance bus in Germany
FlixBus has introduced the first fully electric bus running the long-distance in Germany. Starting this Thursday it serves four times a day between between Frankfurt and Mannheim, including stops at Frankfurt Airport and Heidelberg.
Jun 20, 2018 - 02:18 pm
Scotland to build first sea-going hydrogen ferry
Scotland’s Ferguson Shipbuilders have managed to secure funding through the EU project HySeas III. With partners such as the Ballard or DLR and from different European countries they will build the world’s first sea going ferry running on fuel cells powered by hydrogen from renewables.
Jun 6, 2018 - 05:56 pm
Toyota & Seven-Eleven launching fuel cell project
The basic agreement to use hydrogen and fuel cell transport to power convenience stores in Japan more sustainable had been made already last year. Now Toyota and Seven-Eleven agreed on a more detailed plan and schedule to launch fuel cell trucks and renewable energy storage systems.
Jun 6, 2018 - 01:38 pm
Daimler building Full-Flex-Plant for EVs and ICEs in Hungary
The German carmaker has broken ground in Hungary for their latest facility. Dubbed the first full-flex-plant because of its ability to adapt to various vehicle architectures, the 1bn euro facility is to start producing regular and electric cars from 2020.
May 7, 2018 - 12:25 pm
Elon’s couch delivered with added benefit (video)
When Elon Musk said on TV that he was working so hard, he sometimes had to crush on a small couch in his factory, Tesla fans had decided to crowdfund a better couch for him to sleep on. Now the story developed into something even bigger.
Apr 15, 2018 - 08:58 pm
Just Eat gears up for green delivery fleet across UK
Deliveroo rival Just Eat is offering a special deal to restaurants in its network that are willing to switch to electric transport. Just Eat has teamed up with Eskuta to offer a 45% discount on the price of its electric delivery scooters.
Mar 26, 2018 - 04:29 pm
Fraunhofer Institutes & VDE establishing battery competence
Fraunhofer ISE, Fraunhofer EMI, and the Association of German Electrical Engineers VDE are establishing a new competence center for batteries and energy storage systems in Freiburg. Their focus is on market-oriented R&D, testing and certification.
Mar 14, 2018 - 12:18 pm
German Enercon opens first 350 kW HPC charger
Enercon has opened its first High Power Charger (HPC) in the town of Aurich, north Germany. The prototype station delivers 350 kW and marks the wind power company’s entry into the ultra-fast charging market with renewables.