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12.06.2019 - 15:42

Silent Air Taxi: A new hybrid aircraft from Germany

The next project of the Aachen electric car pioneer Günther Schuh has a title: e.SAT. The company has presented the hybrid-electric small aircraft Silent Air Taxi together with the RWTH Aachen University and the Aachen University of Applied Sciences.

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06.06.2019 - 15:29

Bird unfolds its first two-seater EV as Bird Cruiser

Bird has just unveiled the Bird Cruiser: a new, seated, electric two-wheeler that can optionally have foot pegs or pedals. The new vehicle is rolling out this summer as part of Bird’s global fleet of shared vehicles as well as to platform partners.

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06.06.2019 - 13:46

Nio starts series production of second ES6 model

The Chinese electric car startup Nio has started series production of its second ES6 model. Both series, the ES6 and the ES8, are currently manufactured at the Nio-JAC plant in Hefei. After Nio’s plans for a factory in Shanghai were abandoned, plans are now being made for a factory in Beijing.

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03.06.2019 - 14:04

Australia: XCharge to set up 1,000 fast chargers

The Chinese fast-charging startup XCharge wants to set up a network with at least 1,000 DC chargers for electric cars in Australia and is cooperating with Southern Sustainable Electric Australia (SSE Australia) as its sales partner. The network will also include liquid-cooled 350 kW HPC charging stations. XCharge has not yet specified a timetable.

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03.06.2019 - 12:11

Alaka’i presents fuel cell air taxi

The US startup Alaka’i Technologies has presented the concept of a fuel cell air taxi called Skai, which was developed together with the BMW brand Designworks. It offers space for five passengers, is powered by six electric motors and is expected to have a range of around 400 miles (640 km).

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17.05.2019 - 13:26

Sweden: Autonomous electric truck in operation

German logistics group DB Schenker is now using Einride’s fully electric autonomous T-Pod truck in Jönköping, Sweden, to transport goods on a public road. Swedish authorities recently gave their approval for the endeavour.

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16.05.2019 - 16:34

Hurtigruten offers electric catamaran excursions

The Norwegian shipping company Hurtigruten is building the startup Brim Explorer, a battery-powered catamaran for polar water exploration. Starting in spring 2020, the ship will undertake various daily excursions under the Hurtigruten Svalbard brand.

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15.05.2019 - 16:21

VW turns to Northvolt for battery cell mass production

The partner for Volkswagen’s decision to start mass production of battery cells for electric cars will not be the South Korean manufacturer SK Innovation as was rumoured. Rather, the German carmaking giant is turning to the Swedish startup Northvolt for all its battery requirements.

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08.05.2019 - 18:32

Sono Motors reaches 10,000 Sion reservations

More than a year before the production launch of their Sion solar electric car, Sono Motors has already received 10,000 pre-paid reservations throughout Europe. This means that the number of potential buyers has doubled since June last year.

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25.04.2019 - 14:26

Siticars presents electric mini car for London’s ULEZ

The London startup Siticars has introduced a small electric car for journeys in London’s new Ultra Low Emission Zone. The BEV is called Me, and also comes as a pickup and panel van. Performance is strictly down to use case with a top speed of around 80 km/h and a range of about 150 km.

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25.04.2019 - 13:31

Canoo aka Evelozcity aims to gather $200M

Evelozcity, the Californian eMobility startup recently renamed Canoo, wants to generate $200 million in fresh capital. Canoo is currently concluding final contracts with its suppliers and plans to start producing prototypes before the end of this year.

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25.04.2019 - 00:59

Ford invest $500M in Rivian, wants to use EV platform

Ford acquires a $500 million minority stake in the Rivian start-up, which remains an independent company. The investment is subject to regulatory approval. The duo has also agreed that Ford will use Rivian’s platform for a future electric vehicle.

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23.04.2019 - 18:51

Rivian airs EV model plans / GM is off the table

The electric car startup Rivian plans to expand its fleet to six pickups and SUVs of different sizes by 2025 and also to produce electric vehicles for other companies. Meanwhile (and with Amazon on board) the negotiations regarding the participation of General Motors appear to have failed.

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08.04.2019 - 12:45

VinFast & LG Chem launch battery joint venture

VinFast has established a joint venture with LG Chem to produce battery packs for the Vietnamese start-up’s electric scooters and future electric cars. The two companies already signed a letter of intent in September 2018 to cooperate on EV batteries.

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02.04.2019 - 13:10

Byton marks 50,000 M-Byte reservations

Although the vehicle is not yet on the market, but Byton has already received no less than 50,000 reservations for the M byte via the website. Meanwhile, the startup with prototypes of the model completed winter tests in Inner Mongolia.

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18.03.2019 - 16:42

Bicar classified as L2e, sharing test launch in autumn

The electric micro mobility solution Bicar, which emerged from a project of the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW), now meets road approval regulations. The new edition is classified as a L2e (light vehicle) and is on its way to market launch in 2020.

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09.03.2019 - 11:44

Chinese startup WM Motor raises 400 million euros

Chinese Startup WM Motor raises around 400 million euros in a financing round led by China’s Google, Baidu. The investment is to flow mostly into R&D as WM Motors and Baidu start their ‘Intelligent Vehicle Joint Research Center’.

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07.03.2019 - 14:21

Nio abandons plans for factory in Shanghai

The Chinese electric car startup Nio has abandoned its plans to build its own plant in Shanghai. Nio will continue to use its existing plant in Hefei that it shares with JAC Motors for the production of its electric cars.

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06.03.2019 - 14:06

e.GO presents series version of e.GO Life in Geneva

German electric mobility-Startup e.GO Mobile, that just struck a deal with VW for the MEB platform, is currently presenting the series model of their regular e.GO Life in Geneva. The small electric car will go into series production in the company’s new plant in Aachen.

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05.03.2019 - 13:15

VW opens dedicated EV platform MEB to external firms

VW confirms that the MEB platform is open to outsiders and has already announced a first partnership with the EV startup e.Go Mobile from Aachen. Meanwhile, pictures of the ID. Buggy have made it onto the network after the debut night in Geneva.

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04.03.2019 - 06:29

Sono shows serial design of solar electric car Sion

The Munich-based EV startup Sion Motors has presented final designs for their first solar-powered battery electric vehicle, the Sion. The roof mounted solar cells are capable of generating power for up to 34 km per day, enough for most urban rides, says Sono.

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01.03.2019 - 14:34

Share2Drive releases details of EV concept SVEN

The Aachen-based electric mobility startup Share2Drive will present its SVEN (Shared Vehicle Electric Native) at the Geneva Motor Show on Tuesday, 5 March as a concept demonstrator and has released the first technical details of the city get-around in advance.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/06/12/silent-air-taxi-a-new-hybrid-aircraft-from-germany/
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