Tag: Startup

Mar 2, 2021 - 02:20 pm

Nio marks a successful end of 2020

Chinese electric car manufacturer Nio has presented its financial figures for Q4 2020 and the full year. In the final quarter, Nio was able to increase sales and deliveries significantly. However, Nio no longer mentions the European launch actually planned for 2021 in its annual report outlook.

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Feb 25, 2021 - 11:50 am

e.GO Mobile closes €30 million financing round

Aachen-based electric car start-up e.GO Mobile, which now operates under the name Next.e.GO Mobile after being acquired by a Dutch investment group, has closed a Series B financing round of more than 30 million euros to enable the start of production at its plant in Aachen.

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Feb 24, 2021 - 01:20 pm

Spanish EV startup plans plant in Uruguay

The Spanish start-up Lupa has announced its intention to build one of several planned production facilities in Uruguay. The factory is scheduled to go into operation in 2024. Among other things, the presented electric small car and an electric delivery van are to be built there.

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Feb 23, 2021 - 12:43 pm

Lucid Motors announces merger to go public

The electric car start-up Lucid Motors announced its intention to go public via a merger, confirming rumours from January. To this end, Lucid is merging with the listed investment company Churchill Capital IV (CCIV).

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Feb 19, 2021 - 02:22 pm

Aptera announces 7,000 reservations and fresh capital

The US-based Aptera Motors has closed a Series A funding round of four million dollars (around 3.3 million euros) and reports more than 7,000 reservations received for its three-wheeled solar electric car, which has been available for pre-order since December 2020.

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Feb 18, 2021 - 10:12 pm

Can anyone become a charging provider? Deftpower thinks so.

The former team behind Plugsurfing and Allego has launched an AI-based software-as-a-service platform for electric vehicle charging. The promise: anyone who wants to enter the electric vehicle charging market should be able to set up their own charging app within 24 hours with Deftpower.

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Feb 15, 2021 - 04:11 pm

Enevate raises fresh capital for silicon cells

California’s battery startup Enevate, backed by Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi, has raised a further 81 million US dollars in a new round of financing. The company is focusing on lithium-ion cells with silicon-dominated anode technology.

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Feb 13, 2021 - 06:39 pm

Go4City: Fraunhofer & ELO Mobility to develop H2 buses

The Fraunhofer Institute for Transportation and Infrastructure Systems IVI and Berlin-based ELO Mobility have teamed up developing next-gen hydrogen-powered buses. They just launched the Go4City project with funding through the German government.

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Feb 12, 2021 - 12:27 pm

Amazon-backed Rivian looking for EV plant in Europe

The US electric car startup Rivian, supported by Amazon and Ford, is looking for European locations for a new plant. Germany, the United Kingdom and Hungary are among the countries under discussion, sources close to the matter said.

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Feb 4, 2021 - 03:18 pm

Amazon & Rivian making speedy progress (video)

After Amazon announced in September 2019 that it would order 100,000 electric delivery vans from Rivian, the e-commerce giant has now begun testing the new e-transporters on delivery routes in parts of Los Angeles. The trials are right on (record) time.

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Feb 2, 2021 - 07:56 pm

Xpeng recalls G3 eSUV in China

Xpeng recalls 13,399 G3 e-SUVs manufactured between 29 March 2019 and 27 September 2020 in China. A potential inverter problem may cause cars to lose power while running.

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Feb 1, 2021 - 01:30 pm

Norway’s Freyr merges to list on NYSE

Norway’s battery cell start-up Freyr is about to go public on the US stock exchange, again through merging with an already listed investment firm, Alussa Energy Acquisition Corporation (think SPAC).

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Jan 29, 2021 - 01:39 pm

Faraday Future finds fusion partner for IPO

Faraday Future has found a partner for its IPO. After merging with investment company Property Solutions Acquisition, the new Faraday Future Inc. is to be traded on Nasdaq under the ticker symbol “FFIE”. The company has also signed a framework agreement with Geely.

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Jan 26, 2021 - 05:19 pm

Faraday Future looks to China for production

California’s electric car startup Faraday Future plans to build a plant in China with an initial annual production capacity of over 100,000 vehicles. Industry insiders say that Faraday Future is negotiating with Geely about contract manufacturing.

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Jan 25, 2021 - 09:30 pm

Self-driving solar-powered shuttle by EasyMile & Sono

French EasyMile and Germany’s Sono Motors want to develop a self-driving shuttle powered by the sun. Based on EasyMile’s EZ10, the shuttle will bear Sono’s patented solar technology. If the concept works, it may make it to 30 countries.

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Jan 25, 2021 - 04:28 pm

VinFast previews first three electric car models

The Vietnamese startup Vinfast shows its first three electric models called VF31, VF32 and VF33. These are SUV in the C, D and E segments respectively. The manufacturer also delivered initial technical specifications and wants to accept first orders in Europe as early as this year.

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Jan 25, 2021 - 12:33 am

Brazilian brewery Ambev orders another 1,000 EVs

The Brazilian brewery Ambev has now ordered another 1,000 electric vehicles from the Brazilian manufacturers FNM and Agrale and its associated start-up FNM. The new vehicles will add to the brewery’s growing fleet of electric vehicles.

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Jan 21, 2021 - 12:53 pm

BYD & Nio gather billions in funds

Chinese electric manufacturers BYD and Nio have raised fresh money. While BYD gained around 3.9 billion US dollars through the sale of new shares, Nio successfully placed two bonds totalling 1.5 billion dollars.

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Jan 21, 2021 - 12:14 pm

Formula One could take to the skies with H2

At CES 2021, French startup MACA presented the Carcopter, a concept for a hydrogen-powered Formula 1 flying car. Yes, you read that right and the founders want to establish an entire air race around it. 

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Jan 16, 2021 - 08:40 pm

Former Airbus CEO Tom Enders joins Lilium Board

Longtime aviation executive and former Airbus CEO Tom Enders joins the board of directors of eVTOL startup Lilium. The company is developing an electric jet with five seats. Series production is expected to start in 2025.

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Jan 15, 2021 - 01:33 pm

Lucid Motors aims to go public via SPAC deal

Lucid Motors appears in talks to go public through a merger with a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) belonging to investor Micheal Klein. The deal could be worth $15 billion (about €12.4Bn) for the electric vehicle maker.

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Jan 14, 2021 - 01:38 pm

Xpeng plans expansion to Europe

The Chinese electric car manufacturer Xpeng wants to decide within the next four months which European countries to enter next. In an interview, Xpeng President Brian Gu also indicated that production of electric cars in Europe was also conceivable in future.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/03/02/nio-marks-a-successful-end-of-2020/
02.03.2021 14:58