ZEV taxi company Viggo installs public HPC hubs
EV-exclusive ride-hailing company Viggo announced building a network of ultra-fast charging stations through its subsidiary ViggoEnergy founded last year. Viggo plans to open more than 60 urban hubs with 500 charge points accessible to the public as part of extensive plans to expand.
Juice Technology comes to Scandinavia as Juice Nordics
Swiss charging infrastructure provider Juice Technology has expanded in Northern Europe by founding the subsidiary Juice Nordics AB, based in Uppsala, Sweden. With the establishment of Juice Nordics, the company is now present in the entire Scandinavian region, i.e. Finland, Sweden, Norway and Denmark.
Roaming partnership takes off in UK & Scandinavia
A number of charging infrastructure providers have signed a Memorandum of Understanding announcing that they will open their charging networks in the UK by the end of 2019 as part of a roaming partnership. A similar agreement has also been signed for Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark.
BMW wants to sell 140,000 plug-ins throughout 2018
The BMW Group delivered over 100,000 electric and plug-in vehicles in 2017 and is thus targeting 140,000 electrified vehicles this year. In some markets sales of PEVs accounted for 10 – 25 percent of all BMW sales. PEV deliveries in January increased by over a third.