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19.09.2018 - 20:32

California to ban early EV adopters from HOV lanes

Early adopters of electric vehicles will be red listed next year as they are losing an early privilege in California. The state will replace the green and white stickers that permitted access to HOV lanes with red ones, only those will not be available to all.

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19.09.2018 - 18:03

USA: Daimler investing millions into Proterra

U.S. busmaker Proterra has closed a funding round under Daimler’s lead with 155 million dollars. While the investment of Daimler is undisclosed, it is confirmed that the deal has the potential to whirl the electric school bus market up to new heights.

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18.09.2018 - 07:55

Audi presents their first electric car e-tron in California

Audi has put a lot of effort into the e-tron and it looks like it has paid off. Their first electric car premiered in San Francisco today and has what it takes to truly rival Tesla. Moreover, the model sends a message from VW saying, they can do more than just cheating on emissions.

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17.09.2018 - 14:30

ZF electric drive axle for zero emission buses arrives in UK & US

London’s red double-decker buses will soon approach silently. Busmaker Optare has ordered the AxTrax AVE electric portal axle from ZF to equip 31 buses. Also in the States ZF announces a new chapter in their existing partnership with New Flyer as they are to equip 100 buses with ZF’s technology.

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14.09.2018 - 16:00

Ikea to accelerate electrification in five cities

Ikea has announced an accelerated time plan for their planned switch to electrified vehicles. As things stood, in 2020 deliveries in the inner city areas of Amsterdam, Los Angeles, New York, Paris and Shanghai will be conducted in a fully electric manner.

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12.09.2018 - 13:32

BMW to replace all diesel with PHEV in the USA

It is the end of sales of diesel models in the USA, at least for BMW. The German carmaker confirmed the diesel engine will disappear from their lineup after the 2018 model year. Instead BMW is to focus on selling plug-in hybrid vehicles.

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12.09.2018 - 13:09

Yamaha expanding electric two-wheeler business

Yamaha is taking their electric bike business further into new markets. A cooperation with Gogoro for Yamaha to use the firm’s battery swapping system in Taiwan is just in the making. Yamaha will add their design and marketing power. Moreover, they started selling pedelecs in the U.S. for the first time.

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09.09.2018 - 19:15

Tesla’s recycling startup is expanded

Redwood Materials, the recycling startup founded by Tesla CTO JB Straubel, is expanding to Nevada. Possible connections to Tesla are rumoured once again, however no official statement has been released.

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08.09.2018 - 19:33

Farasis sets up production in China and EU

The US American battery specialist Farasis Energy has managed to collect more than one billion dollars in a new financing round. The money will be used to fund the expansion plans for the company, which include the set up of a new factory in Europe, to join the recently completed factory in China.

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06.09.2018 - 16:13

Harley-Davidson planning R&D centre in Silicon Valley

The classic American motorcycle manufacturer has announced plans to open a research and development centre in Silicon Valley to help develop future products in their planned line-up of electric motorbikes. At the same time, the manufacturers presented a nearly serial-ready prototype of their first electric motorcycle.

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06.09.2018 - 13:46

How noisy is too noisy?

The automobile manufacturer Ford has asked the US government about providing police cars with an off-switch for the legally mandatory EV noise generators.

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05.09.2018 - 17:21

Toyota recalls 1 million hybrids worldwide

Due to potential short circuit and fire hazards, Toyota has recalled more than one million hybrid vehicles across the globe. The recall concerns all Toyota Prius of the current generation, including the plug-in version, as well as the hybrid version of the C-HR that were manufactured up to May of this year.

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02.09.2018 - 16:31

Delta working on 400 kW HPC with partners

Delta Electronics is working on a project to develop an Extreme Fast Charger (XFC) with a solid-state transformer with capacities up to 400 kW. The project is supported by the US government for a three-year research period, and is being conducted in cooperation with General Motors.

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29.08.2018 - 16:24

Faraday Future finishes FF 91 pre-serial model

Faraday Future has announced the successful completion of the first pre-series model of the electric SUV FF 91 at their factory in Hanford, California. The deliveries of the serial version will begin in the first half of 2019, according to Faraday.

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28.08.2018 - 17:41

GreenPower triples e-bus production capacities

The North American manufacturer GreenPower has announced their intention of tripling their production capacities for electric buses. For this purpose, the company has leased a factory in the Californian Porterville with an area of more than 50,000 m².

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28.08.2018 - 16:22

Piaggio begins production of electrified Vespa

The cult classic is returning with an electric motor! Piaggio has announced the production kickoff for their electric Vespa for September. Next to a fully electric version, the Italian two-wheeler manufacturer is planning on offering a hybrid version with an additional generator in future.

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27.08.2018 - 17:44

New Flyer joins OppCharge and CharIN initiative

New Flyer has joined OppCharge, the global initiative to support the integration of interoperable charging systems for electrified vehicles. The US manufacturer is the first company outside of the Volvo Group, who is joining the initiative from North America.

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26.08.2018 - 18:02

Tesla to remain listed on stock exchange

Tesla will not be taken private, says Tesla CEO Elon Musk who had planned to privatise the company. Rather than removing it from the stock market, it will now remain listed. Powerful investors had managed to change the mind of the Tesla CEO.

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23.08.2018 - 14:26

Ford recalls EV charging cords

Ford has begun the recall action for their 120 volt charging cables sold with nearly all of their hybrids and electric vehicles up to 2015. The recall has been ordered due to overheating issues, after it was found that the cables can even start fires under certain conditions.

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19.08.2018 - 18:59

Bollinger wants to use Tesla Supercharger network

New York-based EV startup Bollinger wants to use the Tesla Supercharger network. Their upcoming electric utility truck has yet to be build but being in a segment not served by any Tesla electric vehicle, this could be an ideal deal.

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19.08.2018 - 18:24

EVgo reenforces Board with three Executives

EVgo, one of America’s largest public charging networks, is expanding. They added three new executives to the Board. Ivo Steklac is to become CTO, Jay Goldman their VP of Business Development, and Olga Shevorenkova is the new VP of Corporate Development and Strategy.

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15.08.2018 - 16:12

VW launching cross branding EV campaign (video)

Volkswagen has kicked-off a new campaign promoting electric vehicles in the USA. But it is not just their electric cars that are featured but EVs of 5 different brands (all but one). Why? Because they must as part of Electrify America, VW’s court-mandated effort.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/08/15/vw-launching-cross-branding-ev-campaign-video/
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