Green Corridors, Solaris, Tesla, Fortem, Gloucestershire
Transeuropean fast-charge corridor complete: The EU project Central European Green Corridors (CEGC) has finished its task to erect 115 multi-standard (CCS, CHAdeMO, AC) DC charge points in five European countries over three years. Led by Austrian Verbund AG, partners such as BMW, VW, Renault, and Nissan as well as utilities installed 60 fast-chargers in Austria, 26 in Slovenia, 21 in Slovakia, five in Germany, and three in Croatia.
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Solaris sales soar as ever with this latest order from EV affine Norway. Transport provider Boreal Norge has ordered five electric buses, Urbino 12 Electric to be precise. The Polish have to deliver by July 2018, when the coaches shall serves on two routes in Kristiansand.
Tesla home charger for 500 dollars: The Californian EV maker has reduced the prices for its home charger by 10 percent. Both 8.5′ and 24′ options are now just 500 dollars on Tesla’s website.
Electric home maintenance: Fortem, a provider of repairs and maintenance for housing association and local authority properties in the UK, wants to integrate 20 Nissan’s e-NV200 vans into its fleet by the end of 2018. The order follows a successful trial in 2015 and Fortem would like to add more in the future.
EVs park free: In Gloucestershire, over 100 free parking permits have been issued for low-emission vehicles in a move to encourage the uptake of electric vehicles.