TEN-T, Voltia, Stagecoach East, California.
More than 5m euros have been awarded to Synerg-E through the EU’s Connecting Europe Facility (CEF). The project is to deploy ten stationery battery storage systems, each with 500 kW capacity to back up fast-chargers on the TEN-T network. Synerg-E received the second biggest award in this latest funding round worth over 12m euros in total.
Custom-build e-vans are becoming a standard in the logistic sector as DPD takes two converted vans from Voltia into service in Bratislavia. Voltia adapted two Nissan e-NV200 Maxi to accommodate parcels and has found the second customer in DPD, after the Dutch PostNL made the first move this March. DPD wants to add more Maxis before the year’s end.
Scots take to electric transport: Since Dundee introduced seven hybrid buses into its fleet some weeks ago, provider Stagecoach East has welcomed more than 10,000 passengers. The buses were funded through Scottish Green Bus Fund, which has bought 315 low-emission buses across Scotland.
Instantaneous EV rebate: California may start easing EV sales further as CARB considers to put it’s up to 7,000 dollar rebates to the point-of-sale, rather than sending a cheque after the purchase. A pilot may start in San Diego in an attempt to enable people with lower incomes to afford an electric car.
carsdirect.com via autoblog.com