Tag: Switzerland

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 9, 2019 - 06:09 pm

Nissan & Plugsurfing charging app starts in Europe

The Nissan Charge App developed by Nissan and Plugsurfing enables electric car drivers to charge at over 100,000 charging points throughout Europe. The service that includes navigation and charge management first launches in Italy and Germany before successively covering other markets.

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Sep 28, 2019 - 02:05 pm

No go for little Karo(lino) aka Microlino

The Microlino saga continues as the (cloned) cabin scooter presented by Artega at the IAA under the new name Karo, has now been explicitly banned by interim injunction, following two previous injunctions.

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Sep 26, 2019 - 04:11 pm

Fox plans to produce 12,000 Mia 2.0 per year

The plans of the Swiss manufacturer Fox Automotive to produce a new version of the Mia electric car are becoming more concrete. Fox Automotive has set up a subsidiary in Hungary for this purpose, which will be headed by Ekkehard Philipp as CEO.

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Sep 22, 2019 - 03:01 pm

Fast-charging network expansion in Switzerland

The Swiss charging station network evpass has joined forces with the oil companies and pit stop operators Tamoil, AVIA and Oel-Pool to set up a network of ultra-fast charging stations for electric cars in Switzerland under the name evpass Express.

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Sep 11, 2019 - 01:41 pm

Seat Mii electric the cheapest of VW’s electric cars

Seat has published the price for the Mii electric for Germany. The small electric car of the Spanish Volkswagen subsidiary will be available at a basic list price of 20,650 euros and is, therefore, cheaper than the sister models of the Škoda and VW brands.

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Jul 27, 2019 - 02:34 pm

Alpiq and H2 to use hydroelectric power for hydrogen

Alpiq and H2 Energy (H2E) are planning Switzerland’s first plant for the production of hydrogen in commercial operation. From the end of 2019, hydrogen for the first 50 of a total of 1,600 fuel cell trucks will be produced at the Gösgen hydroelectric power station using hydroelectric power.

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Jul 16, 2019 - 12:25 pm

Tesla updates pricing again

Tesla has again made various changes to its model price range. The most important updates are as follows: The Standard-Range versions of the Model S and Model X are out (again), while the Model 3 is now cheaper.

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Jul 10, 2019 - 02:45 pm

Swiss Post buying more electric vans

MAN has delivered eleven units of their eTGE to Swiss Post, which is deploying the electric transporters in Berne, Geneva and St. Gallen. Swiss Post intends to use up to 400 electric-powered delivery vans for parcel delivery by 2023.

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Jul 3, 2019 - 05:27 pm

Basel wants 200 additional charging stations

Basel’s city government has announced intentions to add another 200 additional charging stations to be installed in the canton by 2026. To this end, a new law is to put the charging facilities on a legal footing.

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Jun 26, 2019 - 01:46 pm

Helvetia invests in Chargery

Through its Helvetia Venture Fund, the Swiss insurance company Helvetia is now investing in Chargery, the Berlin mobile charging service for electric cars. These funds should enable Chargery to expand its services into other cities.

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Jun 23, 2019 - 09:58 pm

ABB showcases first electric truck in Switzerland

ABB presented the first electric truck in Berne. By the end of 2022, the company plans to convert its fleet to zero-emission vehicles gradually in Switzerland. The current three-axe model was developed together with E-Force One but runs on ABB technology.

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Jun 23, 2019 - 09:25 pm

Electric aircraft by H55 takes off for 90 minutes

The Swiss electric aircraft startup H55 by solar pioneer André Borschberg has completed its maiden flight. Manufactured by BRM Aero and powered by the H55 propulsion system, the Bristell Energic is an all-electric aircraft with two seats for pilot training that can stay in the air for 90 minutes.

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Jun 23, 2019 - 08:59 pm

Formula E: Jean-Eric Vergne victorious in Berne

As the Formula E finale draws closer, the fight for the top intensifies. Current leader and defending champion Jean-Éric Vergne (DS Techeetah) secured his 3rd victory this season at the Swiss E-Prix, ahead of Mitch Evans (Panasonic Jaguar Racing) and local hero Sebastien Buemi (Nissan).

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Jun 21, 2019 - 11:59 pm

Germany: 55 Stadler Flirt Akku to replace diesel trains

In North Germany, the Schleswig-Holstein public transport association has commissioned the Swiss rail manufacturer Stadler to supply 55 battery-electric trains. The Stadler Flirt Akku units will replace 55 diesel trains in the coastal German state from December 2022.

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Jun 9, 2019 - 11:31 pm

Tesla Model X is a balancing act

Usually, Tesla cars fly off the shelves and sometimes CEO Elon Musk may appear a little off the rails but this incident is a whole new balancing act. The Swiss police that caught the Model X in the act even spoke of a flying Tesla.

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Jun 5, 2019 - 03:48 pm

Toyota hands over 8 Mirai to the Olympic Committee

Toyota has handed over eight of its Mirai fuel cell models to the International Olympic Committee in Lausanne, Switzerland. On 23 June, a new headquarters of the IOC will be inaugurated in Lausanne, which will be geared towards sustainability.

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Jun 4, 2019 - 11:57 am

Microlino opens order books

The online configurator for the Microlino is now activated. The Swiss electric cabin scooter can now be reserved at prices starting at 12,000 euros. As reported, the delivery start was recently postponed.

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May 23, 2019 - 03:20 pm

BMW has plans for collapsible electric kick scooter

BMW is launching an electric kick scooter with a range of up to twelve kilometres and a speed of 20 km/h in September. Designed in cooperation with Micro Mobility Systems, the triple fold mechanism is geared towards high mobility consumers.

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May 12, 2019 - 01:06 pm

Switzerland: Tesla opens charging park with lounge

Tesla has opened its 18th and to date largest supercharger location in Switzerland in Dietikon near Zurich. The special thing about it: In addition to 24 charging slots, it offers the first EV lounge in Europe. Previously, the Californians had only pushed the construction of lounges in the USA in combination with charging parks.

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May 9, 2019 - 03:42 pm

E-Force One trucks to get Ecovolta batteries

Two Swiss companies are to cooperate on heavy-duty electric transport: electric truck manufacturer E-Force One will equip its electric trucks with lithium-ion batteries from ecovolta. E-Force One will present the new EF18 SZM semitrailer at the upcoming Smarter E Europe 2019 (15 to 17 May).

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May 6, 2019 - 05:04 pm

Switzerland orders 15 Irizar electric buses & chargers

The Spanish electric bus manufacturer Irizar has provided details regarding an existing order from Schaffhausen, Switzerland. According to the manufacturer, the Spanish company has been awarded the contract to supply 15 Irizar ie tram electric buses and the associated charging infrastructure.

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Apr 27, 2019 - 06:47 pm

Swiss police adds 13 Hyundai Kona to fleet

The cantonal police of St. Gallen is relying on the all-electric Hyundai Kona. Five of the BEVs are to be added to the fleet as patrol cars, and eight will serve as civilian cars. Over the next one and a half years, another 15 electric cars will follow.

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Apr 24, 2019 - 01:43 pm

Tesla Models S and X now fitted with new drivetrain

Now it’s official: Tesla has revised its premium vehicles Model S and Model X and is now offering both cars with a more efficient powertrain, which among other things,  gets around ten per cent more range from the same 100 kWh battery.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/11/06/volvo-fl-and-volvo-fe-electric-trucks-start-sales-in-europe/
06.11.2019 22:19