Mar 9, 2023 - 03:11 pm
Cooltra and Cabify combine e-moped fleets in Spain
The mobility brands Cooltra and Cabify have agreed to integrate Cooltra’s moped rental service on Cabify’s app. The service went live in Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia, where Cabify is making its first appearance.
Feb 28, 2023 - 01:56 pm
Nextbike: New locations for e-bike sharing in Spain
Nextbike, the bike-sharing provider acquired by Tier, is expanding its presence in Spain. The service’s launch in Palma de Mallorca just before the turn of the year was followed by launches in the Barcelona metropolitan region, Getxo and Mislata at the start of 2023.
Jan 12, 2023 - 03:41 pm
PowerCo secures land for Volkswagen’s next battery factory
Volkswagen’s plans for a battery cell factory in Spain have entered the next phase by purchasing a plot of land. PowerCo, the Group’s battery division, has signed the papers and was ready to invest €63 mn to buy 130 hectares in Sagunt, near Valencia.
Oct 26, 2022 - 04:46 pm
Ford moves forward plans to convert German plant
Ford is apparently planning to accelerate the switch to electric vehicles in Europe. According to reports in German and UK media, production of the internal combustion Fiesta small car in Cologne will end at the end of June 2023, a year earlier than planned. It looks likely that plans for electric production will also be […]
Jun 22, 2022 - 04:02 pm
Ford to manufacture EVs in Valencia
Ford Europe has selected the Valencia plant in Spain as its preferred location for the assembly of vehicles that will be based on a next-generation electric vehicle architecture. Valencia has thus been given preference over the Saarlouis plant in Germany.
May 6, 2022 - 11:28 am
VW raises investment sum in Spain
The Volkswagen Group and Seat are increasing their investment in e-mobility in Spain from the initially planned seven billion to ten billion euros. VW wants to invest the money not only in its own plants, but also in building up a supply chain.
Mar 23, 2022 - 01:05 pm
VW confirms plans for battery plant near Valencia
The Volkswagen Group has now officially confirmed the previously leaked plans to build a battery cell factory in Valencia, Spain. This is part of a total investment of more than seven billion euros along the entire e-mobility value chain in Spain.
Feb 24, 2022 - 01:44 pm
VW settles on location for Spanish battery plant
Volkswagen has decided on the location for the Volkswagen Group’s battery cell factory in Spain: it is to be built in Sagunt in the province of Valencia in eastern Spain and will have a capacity of 40 GWh per year.
Feb 17, 2022 - 02:37 pm
LEVC expands presence in Spain
The London Electric Vehicle Company has appointed three more dealerships in Spain. Opening in Bilbao, Malaga and Valencia, the new franchises extend LEVC’s reach in Spain to now five centres, following the appointment in 2021 of Ronda 15 in Barcelona and Auto Elia in Madrid.
Apr 26, 2021 - 12:10 pm
Mercedes & BMW win Formula E leg in Valencia
Mercedes driver Nyck de Vries and BMW driver Jake Dennis won the two Formula E races in Valencia. Especially the Saturday race with the Mercedes victory caused discussions: Only nine of the 24 cars were scored in the end, as many drivers ran out of energy.
Mar 25, 2021 - 03:34 pm
Ford invests in Valencia hybrid powertrain plant
Ford is investing in the electrification of its Spanish site in Valencia. The engine plant there will build hybrid powertrains for the Kuga PHEV and the full hybrid variants of the Kuga, S-Max and Galaxy series from the end of 2022. An additional €5.2 million will be invested in expanding the battery assembly capacity in […]
Mar 6, 2021 - 05:24 pm
Spain increases electric mobility subsidies
The Spanish government has expanded the budget for its Moves II subsidy programme from 100 to 120 million euros. In the course of the programme, the purchase of electric cars will be subsidised by up to 5,500 euros. The following programme Moves III will be endowed with at least 400 million euros.
Feb 24, 2020 - 04:50 pm
Endesa signs charging agreement with Gasexpress
The Spanish energy supplier Endesa has concluded an agreement with the Gasexpress fuel station chain to install charging infrastructure for electric vehicles. The plan is to set up 78 charging points at 39 locations – one DC charger with 50 kW and one AC charger with 22 kW each.
Jan 17, 2020 - 03:09 pm
Ford gears up for hybrid vehicle production in Spain
Ford is investing 42 million euros in its production plant in Valencia, Spain. Over half of the money will finance the two battery assembly lines for power packs designated for the Kuga Plug-In Hybrid, Kuga Hybrid, S-MAX Hybrid and Galaxy Hybrid models in future.
May 14, 2018 - 06:07 pm
Ford expands trials with Transit Custom PHEV to Spain
The U.S. carmaker has been running fleet tests with its Ford Transit Custom PHEV in the UK since last year and is now ready to undertake a similar effort in Spain. Here, Ford will team up with the city of Valencia in an effort to curb air pollution.