Tag: Startup

May 11, 2021 - 05:23 pm

Rocsys closes multi-million dollar financing round

Rocsys, which specialises in robotic charging solutions for electric vehicles, has raised 6.3 million US dollars (5.25 million euros) in a new financing round from existing investors. This will be used to drive expansion in the EU and North America.

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May 10, 2021 - 03:32 pm

Dedicated e-truck charging site coming up in California

WattEV is building a pilot electric truck stop in California’s San Joaquin Valley, positioned near logistics fulfilment centres run by Amazon and Walmart. The mega-watt charging site will feature a solar micro-grid with battery storage, plus grid energy from PG&E.

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May 7, 2021 - 01:50 pm

EVR Motors presents new e-motor architecture

EVR Motors presents an electric motor based on a new patented architecture. It is supposed to be less than half the size of conventional radial flux motors with similar performance and tens of percent lighter. The Israeli company is aiming for series production this year.

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May 6, 2021 - 01:17 pm

Volta Trucks aims to sell 27,000 e-trucks by 2025

Volta Trucks widens its product portfolio to include all-electric trucks from 7,5 tons over 12 and 19 tons, building on its 16-ton model. The start-up’s new Road-to-Zero Emissions strategy also details a much-accelerated sales approach until 2025.

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May 6, 2021 - 12:36 pm

Nio to launch in Norway in September

Nio plans to deliver the first ES8s in Norway in September 2021. As the Chinese carmaker has now announced, Norway will also be the first overseas market to offer the company’s complete charging infrastructure – including battery swapping stations.

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May 3, 2021 - 03:45 pm

CATL invests in Aiways as it reveals the production U6

The Chinese electric car maker Aiways has published the first pictures of the production version of its second electric model after the U5. The crossover coupé Aiways U6 is to be launched in China and Europe later this year. CATL has also just invested in the Chinese carmaking startup.

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Apr 29, 2021 - 04:50 pm

GO Sharing to use €50m for multi-modal expansion

GO Green, the parent company of the Dutch e-scooter sharing provider GO Sharing, has raised 50 million euros in a new financing round. At the same time, the start-up announced that it has just launched operations in the Belgian city of Antwerp with 500 e-scooters.

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Apr 28, 2021 - 03:42 pm

Ekoen to build 100 fast-charging locations in Poland

Ekoen has announced the construction of 100 fast-charging locations in Poland, each of which will include several fast and ultra-fast charging stations as well as a lounge and café for waiting times. The Polish startup wants to explicitly focus on the convenience of electric car drivers when charging.

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Apr 28, 2021 - 01:27 pm

Ree Automotive & Hino Motors to develop utility BEV

The Israeli start-up Ree Automotive has entered into a development cooperation with Toyota’s commercial vehicle subsidiary Hino Motors. The aim is to develop a new solution for mobility services for the transport of passengers and goods based on Ree’s space-saving electric vehicle platform.

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Apr 27, 2021 - 10:51 am

Evergrande valued higher than GM but has sold no cars

Evergrande New Energy Vehicle, the electric car offshoot from the Chinese Evergrande Group, is now worth 87 billion US dollars on the stock market meaning it is valued higher than Ford or GM. The valuation is odd, as the company has yet to sell a single car.

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Apr 22, 2021 - 11:16 am

Endurance exhausted in Mexican desert race

The US startup Lordstown Motors wanted to demonstrate the capabilities of its future all-electric Endurance pickup truck at a desert race in Mexico, but the plan went awry due to energy management issues.

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Apr 20, 2021 - 03:05 pm

VanMoof announces powerbank for e-bikes

Dutch e-bike manufacturer VanMoof has launched a detachable powerbank that is designed to give riders up to 100 kilometres of extra range on the VanMoof S3 or X3 bikes and can be easily charged indoors.

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Apr 19, 2021 - 02:43 pm

Nio reveals infrastructure plan for northern China

The Chinese electric car manufacturer Nio has presented its Power North Plan at Auto Shanghai. The plan is to build fast-charging stations, destination chargers and battery exchange stations in northern China within the next three years.

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Apr 16, 2021 - 02:32 pm

Eloop to add 200 Tesla cars to share in Vienna

Vienna’s exclusive electric car-sharing Eloop is gearing up for growth. New investors pumped a seven-digit sum into the small business to include more Tesla cars into the fleet. Expansion across the DACH region is also on the cards.

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Apr 15, 2021 - 01:52 pm

Nio presents next-gen battery swap station with Sinopec

Chinese electric car manufacturer Nio has unveiled the second generation of its battery swap station in Beijing. The Nio Power Swap Station 2.0 now enables 312 battery swaps per day. Nio has also signed a strategic deal with Chinese petroleum company Sinopec.

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Apr 15, 2021 - 12:55 pm

Xpeng’s smaller model to use advanced self-driving tech

The Chinese electric car manufacturer Xpeng has provided the first preview of its third series model after the G3 compact SUV and the P7 large sedan. The third Xpeng model is called P5 and although it is more or less a little sibling of the P7, in a number of regards it promises to be […]

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Apr 13, 2021 - 01:46 pm

JLR invests in battery recycling startup

Jaguar Land Rover is among the investors in a new 20 million US dollar funding round for US start-up Battery Resourcers. The company is developing a special process that not only recovers the materials but also formulates new active material.

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Apr 13, 2021 - 01:37 pm

Rivian to source batteries from Samsung SDI

US electric car start-up Rivian Automotive has selected Samsung SDI to supply the battery cells for its first two models, the R1T electric pickup and R1S electric SUV. Rivian has not yet disclosed further details on the volume and duration of the supply contract.

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Apr 13, 2021 - 12:23 pm

Magna & Ree to develop light EVs

The Israeli start-up Ree Automotive wants to develop and build light commercial vehicles (LCVs) together with the supplier and contract manufacturer Magna – based on Ree’s technology. A corresponding strategic cooperation agreement has now been signed.

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Apr 11, 2021 - 11:45 am

Toyota officially joins hydrogen catamaran project EODev

Toyota Motor Europe is a new shareholder in the start-up Energy Observer Developments (EODev). The French company was founded in 2019 with the aim of driving research and development of the H2 catamaran Energy Observer, for which Toyota is supplying the fuel cell technology.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/05/11/rocsys-closes-multi-million-dollar-financing-round/
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