Tag: Video

Oct 20, 2021 - 11:09 am

BMW batteries now power pop culture for Coldplay

BMW found a new use for end-of-life electric car batteries. More than 40 partially recycled BMW i3 batteries provide electricity to Coldplay’s live performances, replacing diesel and gasoline generators for the band on tour.

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Sep 6, 2021 - 08:30 am

Juice World Charging Day 2021: E-Mobility-Security

The topic of e-mobility security takes centre stage on Juice World Charging Day 2021. Juice Technology, which is known for innovative charging solutions and has dominated the market for mobile 22 kW charging stations for years with the Juice Booster 2, is giving the rather mundane chapter a cool cyberpunk touch. The recently opened “Happening […]

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Aug 16, 2021 - 10:56 am

Mercedes’ Nyck de Vries is Formula E World Champion

In their second season in the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, the Mercedes-EQ team have scored two world champion titles. Nyck de Vries took the drivers’ title after the season finale in Berlin, while his Mercedes-EQ team also secured the world championship title for teams. Even so, the future of the Mercedes works team […]

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Jul 26, 2021 - 12:27 pm

Mercedes driver de Vries takes the lead in Formula E

After races 12 and 13 of the season in London, Mercedes-EQ driver Nyck de Vries has taken the lead in the Formula E World Championship. Two 2nd places were enough for the Dutch driver. The races were won by Jake Dennis in the BMW and Alex Lynn in the Mahindra.

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Jul 22, 2021 - 01:04 pm

TU Graz presents autonomous charging robot (video)

Together with the Austrian companies Alveri and Arti Robots, TU Graz has developed a fully autonomous and mobile charging robot. The prototype independently finds its way to the parked electric car, where a robot arm guides the charging cable to the charging port and docks it there.

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Jul 2, 2021 - 12:21 pm

Wrightbus presents their first battery-electric bus

The Northern Irish bus manufacturer Wrightbus presents its first battery-electric vehicle in its portfolio: a double-decker bus called StreetDeck Electroliner. Until now, the Northern Irish manufacturer has been known primarily for its hydrogen-powered buses.

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Jun 22, 2021 - 05:20 pm

Ford ‘torture tested’ E-Transit van (video)

Ahead of Ford’s first all-electric van, the Ford E-Transit, hitting the market in spring 2022, the company ran a series of tests. The latest trials included hard use cases in simulated real-life commercial applications.

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Jun 8, 2021 - 02:06 pm

Electric hydrofoil racing series to take off in 2023

After Formula E founder Alejandro Agag announced a new racing series with electrically powered racing boats last year, the creators of the E1 series have now presented the concept of an electric hydrofoil boat called “RaceBird”. The first races are to be held in early 2023.

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Jun 1, 2021 - 02:10 pm

Saeitta Group unveils in-wheel platform

Saietta Group, an engineering company based in Oxfordshire, England, has unveiled a smart mobility platform to demonstrate the feasibility of in-wheel motors for inner-city electric vehicles.

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May 31, 2021 - 11:40 am

Team Rosberg secures the win for the second Extreme E race

Nico Rosberg’s team won the second race in the Extreme E electric off-road racing series. After the team already managed to win the opening race in Al-Ula, Saudi Arabia, at the beginning of April, Rosberg X Racing also retained the upper hand at the Ocean X-Prix.

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May 10, 2021 - 02:06 pm

Antonio Felix da Costa leads in Monaco Formula E

Current Formula E champion Antonio Felix da Costa secured his first win of the season at the seventh race of the electric series in Monaco in his DS Techeetah. The Portuguese racer won ahead of Virgin driver Robin Frijns and Mitch Evans in the Jaguar.

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May 6, 2021 - 12:44 pm

Citroën presents cargo variant of the low-cost Ami EV

Citroën has introduced a cargo variant of its super low-cost Ami light electric vehicle for delivery services and other urban uses. In the new model variant called My Ami Cargo, the passenger seat has been replaced by a modular cargo box that offers 260 litres of storage space.

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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.

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Apr 12, 2021 - 01:04 pm

Vergne & Vandoorne win Formula E in Rome

The two races on the second weekend of Formula E have produced two new winners this season. Saturday’s race was won by previous champion Jean-Eric Vergne in the DS Techeetah, while on Sunday, Mercedes driver Stoffel Vandoorne crossed the finish line in first place.

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Apr 9, 2021 - 02:13 pm

Varta presents 21700 format cell ‘V4Drive’

After the announcement in March, the battery manufacturer Varta has presented its new large battery cell called ‘V4Drive’. The round cell in 21700 format is to be produced on a pilot line this year, but the schedule for series production has not yet been revealed.

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Apr 1, 2021 - 11:33 am

Stellantis to deliver fuel cell transporters in 2021

The Stellantis Group has announced that three electric transporters from Opel, Peugeot and Citroën will also be offered with a fuel cell system this year, which should enable WLTP ranges of over 400 kilometres. Specifically, these are the Opel Vivaro, Peugeot Expert and Citroën Jumpy.

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Mar 13, 2021 - 11:34 pm

UK: Electric Highway to be upgraded by Ecotricity

In the UK, Ecotricity’s network of charging stations that form the ‘Electric Highway’ one of the oldest charging networks in Britain, is to be comprehensively modernised. This will include contactless payment and multiple charging options.

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Mar 5, 2021 - 12:41 pm

VW aims for 70% EV sales in Europe by 2030

The Volkswagen brand has presented its ‘Accelerate’ strategy that should speed up its electric plans. VW also mentions concrete model plans, although, in the case of the electric compact car, the German carmaker company has been sparing with detail.

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Mar 2, 2021 - 03:36 pm

World’s largest electric ferry launches in Norway

The world’s largest all-electric ferry yet has gone into service in Norway on a route across the Oslo Fjord. Bastø Electric is the first of three battery-powered ferries operated by the shipping company Bastø Fosen to enter Norwegian waters with more in the making in Turkey.

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Feb 26, 2021 - 02:11 pm

Efacec introduces new EV charger generation

The Portuguese charging infrastructure manufacturer Efacec presented a new generation of chargers, including an AC column for private or public use, an HPC column with up to 350 kW charging power and a DC station with three charging ports and up to 120 kW.

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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 1, 2021 - 05:19 pm

New Flyer reveals fully automated transit bus

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has exercised an option with New Flyer to purchase 45 additional hybrid buses. New Flyer and Robotic Research have recently developed the Xcelsior AV and claim this is North America’s first fully automated transit bus.

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20.10.2021 11:18