Tag: Startup

Dec 7, 2019 - 05:13 pm

Toyota invests in May Mobility e-shuttle start-up

Toyota has just led May Mobility’s B round financing totalling $50M, which also included BMW iVentures. The financing should allow the Michigan-based startup to expand every aspect of the company and its autonomous electric shuttle fleet.

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Dec 3, 2019 - 02:13 pm

Lucid Motors begins building Arizona EV plant

In Casa Grande, Arizona, Lucid Motors has started construction of its electric car plant and says it will invest more than 300 million dollars. The first phase of the factory construction is scheduled for completion by the end of 2020.

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Dec 1, 2019 - 05:32 pm

Sono Motors evolves radically new financing strategy

The Munich-based German startup Sono Motors has just radically changed its financing strategy. Instead of relying on strategic investors, Sono will now increase its focus on crowdfunding. The production date of the Sion is also shifting significantly.

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Nov 25, 2019 - 02:17 pm

Xpeng introduces electric limousine P7

The Chinese EV startup Xpeng Motors has published the prices for its second production model P7. The electric limousine will be launched on the Chinese market at prices starting at 270,000 yuan (€35,000) with deliveries set for the second quarter of 2020.

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Nov 21, 2019 - 12:21 pm

Byton & Electrify America announce cooperation

Byton will cooperate with Electrify America to provide owners of its electric cars in the USA with two years of free charging at the Volkswagen subsidiary’s public stations. Byton promises it will also be making “further important announcements” soon.

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Nov 17, 2019 - 06:59 pm

CZ: Škoda installs fast-charging with flywheel tech

In Prague, Škoda Auto DigiLab has started the pilot of a particularly innovative fast-charging station. It uses kinetic flywheel technology made by Israel’s start-up Chakratec and provides twice as much electricity as the national grid can supply.

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Nov 13, 2019 - 03:29 pm

Neuron EV shows e-pickup and e-semi trailer

With the T/One and the Torq, the Californian startup Neuron EV has just presented two purely electric concept vehicles based on a modular platform. The two commercial vehicles follow several designs already shown, including an incredibly versatile electric bus.

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Nov 11, 2019 - 01:55 pm

Revel launches scooter fleet in Austin

The New York startup Revel has launched in the Texan capital with a fleet of 1,000 electric scooters (as in mopeds, not kick scooters) in a vehicle-sharing scheme. Revel already has 1,000 electric scooters on New York’s streets and 400 more in Washington DC.

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Nov 4, 2019 - 05:44 pm

EDF acquires startup Pivot Power

The French electricity company Électricité de France (EDF) has announced the acquisition of Pivot Power, a UK startup specialising in battery storage and charging infrastructure.

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Oct 30, 2019 - 02:27 pm

Volkswagen sets sights on e-mobility in Rwanda

Rwanda is the first African country in which Volkswagen intends to try its hand at an electric mobility project. Together with Siemens, VW has launched a pilot project to test the feasibility of e-mobility approaches in the East African country.

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Oct 26, 2019 - 01:05 pm

Byton starts pre-production of the M-Byte EV

The Chinese electric car brand Byton has now started production of the pre-production series of its first M-Byte model at its Nanjing plant. The manufacturer says it already has 50,000 reservations for the EV worldwide.

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Oct 17, 2019 - 03:02 pm

XCharge presents fast-charging for electric buses

The Chinese manufacturer XCharge is presenting its new fast-charging solutions for electric buses at Busworld. Together with Stromnetz Berlin, XCharge has already installed 30 DC chargers for BVG’s electric buses in Berlin this year.

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Oct 13, 2019 - 02:58 pm

Electric truck start-up Einride to expand to USA

The self-driving electric truck startup Einride has raised $25M in a Series A financing round and says it is to help the expansion into the US. The Sweden-based business already partners with DB Schenker for the so-called pods.

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Oct 1, 2019 - 01:48 pm

Chinese startup Bordrin to start production

In China, another electric car startup, Bordrin Motors is in the starting blocks. By means of a joint venture with FAW Xiali, Bordrin plans to start series production of its first iV6 model this year: an electric crossover with a range of up to 610 km. Bordrin is also planning its own factory in Shanghai.

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Sep 25, 2019 - 04:43 pm

Canoo presents subscription-only EV

The electric car startup Canoo (formerly Evelozcity) from Los Angeles has presented its first vehicle model of the same name. The spacious electric vehicle offers space for seven people and is to be offered exclusively by subscription from 2021 – initially in Los Angeles.

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Sep 24, 2019 - 11:07 am

Silent and (legally) speedy

An electric water taxi developed by the French startup SeaBubbles was stopped by the police during a test drive on the Seine in Paris under suspicion of speeding. But while the Seine normally has a speed limit of 12 km/h, the SeaBubbles prototype hydrofoil had already been granted a special permit for the “flying” water […]

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Sep 21, 2019 - 10:28 pm

Faraday Future with new business strategy

The Californian EV startup Faraday Future announced its new strategy shortly after appointing Carsten Breitfeld as new CEO. The aim is to start series production of the FF 91 in September 2020 and deliveries shortly thereafter.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/12/07/may-mobility-expand-on-autonomous-e-shuttles-with-toyota/
07.12.2019 17:10