Tag: Siemens UK

Dec 22, 2014 - 09:42 am

Tesla, USA, California, Denmark, Siemens UK, C&C Taxis.

Tesla announces battery swap program: Tesla will start a battery swap pilot program in California this week with selected Model S drivers, intended to test technology and assess demand. Tesla thinks it will be possible to decrease the time to exchange a battery pack from now three to less than one minute.
teslamotors.com, insideevs.com, greencarcongress.com

U.S. tax breaks for EV chargers: The Congress has extended the tax credit for installation of electric-car charging stations through the end of 2014. Individuals can deduct 30 percent of the cost of EVSE up to 1,000 dollars, for business the limit is 30,000 dollars.

Smart charging solicitation: The California Energy Commission is to award up to four million dollars for applied R&D projects to smart charging and V2G technologies. The aim is to maximise benefits for both electric vehicles and the grid.

Denmark to top up: Danish energy agency Energistyrelsen is to grant another 31 million krones (5m dollars) to e-mobility. The money will be used to expand the EV charger network as well as hydrogen fuelling stations and aims to get another 1,200 electric cars on the roads within the next few years.
emobilitaetonline.de (in German), kebmin.dk (in Danish)

Siemens rapid chargers: Siemens will deliver multiple QC45 multi-standard rapid charging stations to the UK. By early 2015, a total of 39 chargers will be installed in South Tyneside and Dorset. More locations are to follow in the course of the year.
itsinternational.com, siemens.co.uk

Electric cab fleet: Cab company C&C from Cornwall has just added a Nissan e-NV200 to its fleet. The all-electric van joins an existing carpool of six Nissan Leaf. The company hopes the e-NV200 will save up to 10,000 pounds in fuel costs annually.

Mar 4, 2014 - 10:01 am

Siemens UK, Stuttgart, Cayman Islands.

Siemens UK wins charging infrastructure deal: The company will deliver and install its rapid charging stations in Southwest England. The contract with the electric mobility incentive programme “Source West” also includes a three-year service agreement.

H2-bus put to the test: The German city of Stuttgart is again testing fuel cell buses on its streets. This time, the Citaro FuelCell-Hybrid will have to prove itself on an 11-kilometre route. A total of four of the buses are said to be in service by mid-2014. The research project will take three years and cost some 1.8 million euros (2.5m dollars) – half of which is funded by the German government.
stuttgarter-zeitung.de (In German)

Wheego to the Cayman Islands: Residents and of course tourists will soon be able to rent the EV from a local Budget rental agency at a little under 100 dollars per day. It has a 100 mile range and charging is free, which makes up for the relatively high rental cost.
green.autoblog.com, cayman27.com.ky (video)

Found on electrive.com
22.12.2014 09:45