Tag: Startup

Sep 27, 2021 - 01:15 pm

VinFast is coming to Europe in 2022

The Vietnamese car manufacturer VinFast gives more details about its European strategy. The company’s first two electric cars, the VF e35 and the VF e36, are to make their market debut in three European countries in 2022.

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Sep 24, 2021 - 12:23 pm

Nio introduces new battery pack combining NMC & LFP cells

The Chinese electric car manufacturer Nio is bringing a new battery pack of a special kind to its cars. The new 75-kWh battery pack contains both NMC and LFP cells. The newly designed energy storage system replaces the previously used 70-kWh battery pack with NMC cells.

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Sep 21, 2021 - 03:42 pm

Driivz & Hubject initiate Plug&Charge partnership

Driivz and Hubject are cooperating to drive the roll-out of Plug&Charge. The impetus for this was provided by Mer Group, which is switching to Driivz’s operating system to manage its charging infrastructure in Europe and is expected to be the first to benefit from this cooperation.

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Sep 18, 2021 - 04:52 pm

Austrian e-taxis pioneer charging pad system

In Vienna and Graz, the ‘eTaxi Austria Project’ is starting a large-scale test run to test a new type of charging-pad charging technology over the next two years. With the Easelink system, electric taxis can charge with a connection to a charging pad at the taxi rank. The approach holds much promise for fleet operators.

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Sep 17, 2021 - 01:35 pm

Lucid Air given an 837-kilometre EPA-range

Californian start-up Lucid Motors has published official range ratings for its Air electric sedan by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). With up to 520 miles for the longest-range variant, the Lucid Air has the highest EPA rating for an electric car to date.

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Sep 17, 2021 - 01:08 pm

Lightyear gathers another $62 million

The Dutch solar electric car start-up Lightyear has raised further capital from investors. Having already closed the company’s largest financing round to date in March 2021 with 48 million US dollars, investments have now risen to a total of 110 million US dollars this year thanks to further backers.

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Sep 10, 2021 - 11:24 am

Nio launches European debut of the ET7

Nio has presented its ET7 electric sedan, unveiled in China earlier this year, in Germany – and Europe – for the first time. Nio also confirms that the ET7 will be the first model to be launched in Germany in 2022.

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Sep 9, 2021 - 03:19 pm

Sono Motors launches community car-sharing

Sono Motors has announced that it will expand its community car-sharing service beyond its Sion to include all vehicles. Theoretically, this means that all cars can be offered for sharing via Sono’s car-sharing service – within a trusted community.

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Sep 9, 2021 - 01:06 pm

Rising sales for BEVs and PHEVs built in China

China’s electric car manufacturers recorded rising sales figures for electric cars and plug-in hybrids in August. BYD surpassed the 60,000 new electric vehicle (NEV) sales mark for the first time. By comparison, Tesla sold 44,264 of its vehicles manufactured in China last month.

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Sep 2, 2021 - 04:43 pm

Nikola is sourcing fuel cells from Bosch

The electric truck manufacturer Nikola has reached a strategic agreement with Bosch for the production of fuel cells. Among other things, Bosch will supply Nikola with key components that will then be assembled into power modules at the truck maker’s US plant.

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Sep 2, 2021 - 03:16 pm

Twaice & Analog Devices launch cooperation

The Munich-based battery analytics specialist Twaice is cooperating with Analog Devices, a global semiconductor company and provider of software solutions. The aim of the cooperation is to provide a holistic lifecycle solution for car manufacturers with integrated hardware and software.

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Aug 30, 2021 - 02:41 pm

Nuro’s new US plant to make “tens of thousands” of EVs

US startup Nuro, which specialises in autonomous electric vehicles, announces a production facility in southern Nevada. Nuro states the capacity of the future plant as “tens of thousands of delivery vehicles”. For production, Nuro is enlisting support from BYD North America.

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Aug 30, 2021 - 11:42 am

Rivian plans to hit the US stock market

The electric car manufacturer Rivian has filed its documents for an IPO with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Furthermore, Rivian wants to carry out the IPO on its own and not, like many other eMobility companies, merge with an exchange shell.

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Aug 27, 2021 - 01:37 pm

Faraday is getting ready to hit the market

The American/Chinese startup Faraday Future is aligning itself to boost production and sales in the USA. A cooperation with installation provider Qmerit will help with charging, while the board of directors has a new chair. Further, Faraday is planning to significantly expand their workforce.

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Aug 26, 2021 - 12:23 pm

Next.e.Go Mobile raises €78 million in financing

The Aachen-based electric car manufacturer Next.e.GO Mobile has closed a Series C financing round amounting to the equivalent of a good 48 million euros. This means that the company has raised a total of 78 million euros from investors within a few months.

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Aug 25, 2021 - 04:01 pm

Volkswagen tops CAM innovation rankings

Volkswagen is the most innovative car company in 2021 – ahead of Daimler and Tesla. This is the result of a new study by the German Center of Automotive Management (CAM), which regularly publishes rankings of the most innovative corporations and premium brands.

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Aug 23, 2021 - 11:50 am

VinFast to develop LFP batteries with Gotion

The Vietnamese e-car start-up VinFast has agreed to cooperate with Volkswagen’s battery partner Gotion High-Tech on the development and production of LFP cells. The construction of a factory for such cells in Vietnam is also being considered.

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Aug 17, 2021 - 10:38 am

First dedicated EV camper trailer released in the USA

The US company Colorado Teardrops is introducing a camping trailer specially designed for use with electric cars. The trailer called Boulder also has 75 kWh of battery capacity that can be used to charge the electric car’s battery while stationary.

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Aug 9, 2021 - 11:57 am

Workhorse appoints new CEO

The US American electric vehicle manufacturer Workhorse has replaced President and CEO Duane Hughes. Richard Dauch, former CEO of Delphi Technologies, was appointed as the new CEO, effective August 2nd, 2021. He will also join the company’s board of directors.

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Aug 8, 2021 - 03:11 pm

Volta Charging to enter European market

US start-up Volta Charging is coming to Europe, starting with an office in Germany. The company offers initially free DC charging refinanced through advertising. Volta has yet to disclose its timeline for entering the EU market.

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Aug 6, 2021 - 10:50 am

When short-sellers shorten sales

Nikola is cutting its delivery target for this year in half to 25 – 50 vehicles from an original estimate of 50 – 100. In a conference call with analysts, CEO Mark Russell said the company was facing “numerous” delays related to parts procurement.

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Aug 2, 2021 - 01:08 pm

Lilium is negotiating a major order from Brazil

The electric aerial taxi start-up Lilium says it is negotiating with the Brazilian airline Azul to sell 220 electric aircraft with a total value of one billion US dollars. It would be the company’s first order from Brazil.

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Jul 29, 2021 - 01:46 pm

Redwood gathers $700 million in investment

The battery recycling start-up Redwood Materials, founded by ex-Tesla CTO JB Straubel, has raised more than 700 million US dollars from a group of strategic investors. The money is to be used to finance expansion.

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Jul 28, 2021 - 01:34 pm

Customcells to deliver batteries for Lilium

The electric air taxi start-up Lilium is relying on Customcells for the series production of battery cells for the seven-seater Lilium Jet. In future, the Porsche partner will be one of the main suppliers to make the existing Lilium battery technology ready for series production and produce it at its plant in Tübingen.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/09/27/lg-es-uc-san-diego-announce-silicon-based-solid-state-battery/
27.09.2021 15:41