Tag: Startup

Jun 23, 2022 - 01:18 pm

Xpeng has stopped accepting orders from Europe

The Chinese electric car manufacturer Xpeng is suspending its pre-orders for its P5 model, which opened in March in the European countries of Denmark, Norway, Sweden and the Netherlands, until further notice, citing global supply chain problems.

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Jun 22, 2022 - 02:34 pm

Redwood Materials announces cooperation with Toyota

The recycling start-up Redwood Materials, founded by former Tesla CTO JB Straubel, has gained another major partner from the automotive industry. Toyota Motor North America and Redwood will collaborate on the collection, reprocessing, recycling and supply of battery materials for electric car batteries.

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Jun 17, 2022 - 01:12 pm

Otto Aviation to use fuel cell system from ZeroAvia

ZeroAvia, a company specialising in electric aircraft propulsion, is cooperating with Otto Aviation to develop a fuel cell propulsion system for a long-range Otto aircraft. Specifically, the ZA600 hydrogen-electric powertrain will be adapted for the Celera aircraft.

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Jun 16, 2022 - 11:46 am

Nio presents electric SUV ES7

The Chinese electric car manufacturer Nio has presented its new ES7 model. The electric SUV is now available for pre-order in China. Deliveries are scheduled to start on 28 August.

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Jun 15, 2022 - 01:43 pm

Voyah opens showroom in Oslo

The market entry of Dongfeng’s Voyah brand in Europe is becoming concrete: The electric car brand has opened its first showroom outside China in the Norwegian capital Oslo. The first Voyah vehicles are to be delivered in Norway this year.

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Jun 14, 2022 - 03:50 pm

VinFast prepares to set up shop in Europe

The Vietnamese electric car manufacturer VinFast has announced the opening of more than 50 stores in Germany, France and the Netherlands. Specifically, more than 25 VinFast stores are to be built in Germany, 20 in France and five in the Netherlands.

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Jun 8, 2022 - 03:00 pm

Volocopter completes first test flight with VoloConnect

Volocopter has completed the maiden flight of its four-seater electric aircraft VoloConnect, which was presented last year. The prototype performed various flight manoeuvres for two minutes and 14 seconds. The commercial launch of the VoloConnect is planned for 2026.

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May 30, 2022 - 04:29 pm

Rivian has fired their head of production

The US electric car start-up Rivian has apparently parted company with its head of production Charly Mwangi. The background is the problems with the production start-up of Rivian’s first two models. In addition to the personnel change, production is also to be restructured.

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May 24, 2022 - 01:18 pm

Polestar becomes StoreDot shareholder

Swedish electric car manufacturer Polestar has become a shareholder in Israeli battery developer StoreDot. In addition to the financial investment, both companies want to explore the use of StoreDot’s fast-charging silicon-dominated batteries for future Polestar vehicles.

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May 17, 2022 - 03:37 pm

Ree Automotive announces robotic assembly lines for Coventry plant

The Israeli company Ree Automotive plans to implement cloud-based robot assembly lines at its integration centre in Coventry, UK. The initial focus will be on the P7 modular platform for commercial vehicles such as trucks and buses, with the first assembly line expected to go live in the second half of 2022.

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May 12, 2022 - 12:53 pm

Rivian broadens quarterly loss year-by-year

The US electric car start-up Rivian has presented its business figures for the first quarter of 2022. The net loss in the first three months of the year was 1.59 billion US dollars, compared to 414 million US dollars in the same quarter of the previous year. Compared to Q4 2021, however, the loss fell.

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May 11, 2022 - 04:10 pm

Canoo faces dire financial straits

The Californian electric car start-up Canoo is in financial difficulties that threaten its existence. The company has reported a loss of around US$125 million (€118.4 million) for the first quarter of 2022 and warns in its quarterly report “that there is significant doubt about the company’s ability to continue as a going concern”.

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May 10, 2022 - 03:30 pm

Roush to manufacture for Bollinger Motors

US electric vehicle start-up Bollinger Motors announced Roush Industries as the contract manufacturer to assemble its line of all-electric platforms and chassis cabs for commercial vehicles in Classes 3 through 6.

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May 10, 2022 - 11:48 am

Lucid to open first Munich store on Friday

The European launch of the Californian electric car start-up Lucid Motors announced last year is becoming concrete: on 13 May, the manufacturer will open its first location in Europe with the Lucid Studio at Odeonsplatz in Munich. The first prices for Germany are also known.

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May 6, 2022 - 12:41 pm

Volta Trucks presents market entry strategy for the USA

Swedish electric truck start-up Volta Trucks has announced the strategic roadmap for its entry into the North American market. According to the plan, the company will initially launch a pilot fleet of one hundred 16-tonne Volta Zeros (Class 7) in the US in mid-2023. They will be evaluated by customers in Los Angeles and later […]

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May 2, 2022 - 01:45 pm

Fisker to triple production of the ‘Ocean’

Fisker is aiming to triple production of its Ocean all-electric SUV model from 2024 through contract manufacturer Magna. This is to be prepared for the expected increase in demand as soon as the first examples are on the road.

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Apr 27, 2022 - 01:09 pm

Volta Trucks presents two new electric truck models

After the Swedish electric truck start-up Volta Trucks presented its 16-tonne version of the Volta Zero in November last year, the company has now presented the second model series in its range of all-electric commercial vehicles. The 7.5- and 12-tonne models will remain closely aligned in appearance to the larger vehicle.

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Apr 25, 2022 - 12:41 pm

Neta S to release with over 700 km range

The Chinese electric car brand Neta from Hozon Auto has unveiled its next model, the Neta S, a sporty electric sedan. This will be offered in a pure battery-electric version as well as a variant with a range extender.

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https://www.electrive.com/2022/06/23/xpeng-has-stopped-accepting-orders-from-europe/
23.06.2022 13:29