Tag: Video

May 19, 2020 - 02:54 pm

Octopus launches new UK charging service

The UK utility Octopus Energy launched a new roaming charging service, which will allow EV drivers to access multiple charging networks with one account. Unaffiliated customers can also use the Electric Juice Network scheme.

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May 14, 2020 - 06:02 pm

Huber+Suhner presents 500 kW charging cable

The Swiss company Huber+Suhner has presented a liquid-cooled charging cable system which is designed to enable continuous charging with 500 A even at very high temperatures of up to 50 degrees Celsius. With a voltage of 1,000 volts, charging capacities of up to 500 kW are conceivable.

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Apr 26, 2020 - 03:22 pm

FreeWire Technologies completes financing round

FreeWire Technologies announced the successful closing of a $25 million Series B and venture debt financing round. The funding was led by existing investor BP Ventures, together with new investors ABB Technology Ventures and Energy Innovation Capital.

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Apr 23, 2020 - 04:34 pm

Toyota Yaris to get hybrid SUV offshoot

The Toyota Yaris is to receive an SUV offshoot. Like the new Yaris, the newly presented Yaris Cross is based on the small car platform TNGA-B hybrid system and will have 116 HP system power. The new model is to be launched in Europe in summer, 2021.

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Apr 23, 2020 - 01:09 pm

Tripping through time with Tesla

US presenter and car enthusiast Jay Leno released a video with previously unknown footage from 2008 showing Elon Musk introducing him to the first Tesla Roadster ever produced in series. And of course, Leno didn’t miss the chance to test the BEV himself.

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Apr 22, 2020 - 04:12 pm

DroidDrive presents last-mile delivery EV system

The Ducktrain is a new innovation from RWTH Aachen University. The Aachen-based company DroidDrive is developing an electrically driven articulated train consisting of trailers that are to swarm out autonomously in the delivery area. A first prototype has now started testing.

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Apr 21, 2020 - 02:05 pm

Kawasaki electric motorbike named EV Endeavor

After Kawasaki officially confirmed the development of an electric motorcycle last year, the Japanese manufacturer has now released a series of videos with further details. The electric bike is to be called the Kawasaki EV Endeavor.

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Apr 20, 2020 - 12:51 pm

Destroyed Model 3 for sale

This Tesla Model 3 has rolled over several times and is accordingly outwardly a pile of scrap. However, the vehicle still can drive. The destroyed Model 3 was offered on eBay and has actually found a buyer.

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Apr 17, 2020 - 10:53 am

Formula E enters E-Sports

Formula E has created the ABB Formula E Race at Home Challenge, a nine-week e-sports competition in which a selection of the best gamers get to race against all Formula E teams.

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Apr 16, 2020 - 11:21 am

Your extra range covered

The French solar-film specialist firm Armor has designed an automatically retractable solar cover for cars. It has been shown covering a Gazelle electric car, but Armor says the cover could be used on any kind of electric vehicle.

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Apr 8, 2020 - 05:53 pm

Tesla shows ventilator prototype out of car parts

Tesla has unveiled the prototype of a ventilator using automotive parts including a touch screen, infotainment computer and Model 3 ECUs. The device looks like a hobby solution but fulfils the mission of avoiding using parts required by medical suppliers.

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Apr 7, 2020 - 01:09 pm

Rivian postpones delivery launch til 2021

After the US electric car startup Rivian had interrupted production preparations for its two debut electric cars due to the Covid 19 pandemic, it is now clear that the plan to start production and deliveries before the end of the year cannot be kept.

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Mar 30, 2020 - 06:32 pm

BMW provides data on i Hydrogen Next

BMW has now revealed the first technical details of the drive system in the i Hydrogen Next concept that the manufacturer presented at the IAA 2019 on the basis of an X5. The manufacturer provides some data on both the fuel cell and the car’s electric drive.

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Mar 16, 2020 - 08:21 pm

Stagecoach launches first e-double-deckers in Manchester

Stagecoach Manchester has launched 32 all-electric double-decker buses, the first to arrive in the Greater Manchester area. The fleet will serve the 111 and 43 routes connecting Manchester city centre and the airport as well as five hospitals and three universities.

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Mar 16, 2020 - 12:58 pm

Apex Motors introduces all-electric sports car AP-0

The British brand Apex Motors has introduced an all-electric sports car called AP-0. The EV is scheduled to go into production at the end of 2022, and Apex says prices will start at 150,000 pounds (before taxes). Down payments are already accepted.

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Mar 15, 2020 - 04:57 pm

VoltAero launches hybrid aircraft prototype (video)

The French startup VoltAero launched the maiden flight of its first hybrid aircraft. The prototype, called Cassio 1, is based on a Cessna 337 Skymaster and comes equipped with two electric motors from Safran and a thrust propeller with combustion engine from Nissan.

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Mar 11, 2020 - 02:06 pm

CASE Construction introduces Project Zeus

The US American construction equipment manufacturer CASE Construction Equipment has introduced Project Zeus: According to the manufacturer, the 580 EV is to be the construction industry’s first fully-electric backhoe loader.

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Mar 10, 2020 - 06:27 pm

Gridserve EV Forecourt breaks ground in the UK

Gridserve has today announced that the first of a nationwide network of over 100 Electric Forecourts is now under construction and will open this summer. UK firm’s first solar-powered site in Essex will house 24 rapid chargers, a supermarket and an EV education centre.

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Mar 10, 2020 - 11:24 am

Self-driving delivery bot trundles around Ann Arbor

Refraction AI is currently testing its autonomous REV-1 e-trike in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Looking like a cargo-bike without the rider, the self-driving electric cargo bot can carry up to 40 kilos of groceries, food, or medicine and has a top speed of about 20 kph. In times of quarantines, this EV may come in handy […]

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Mar 4, 2020 - 02:26 pm

Gumpert Aiways starts Nathalie in small series

Gumpert Aiways has announced the start of production for the first series model with methanol fuel cell. The First Edition of the Roland Gumpert Nathalie is a special edition with lavish equipment and special paintwork offered at a price of 407,000 euros.

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Mar 1, 2020 - 03:50 pm

Formula E: Double DS Techeetah podium in Marrakesh

Never before a polesitter in Marrakesh managed to claim a victory. On Saturday Antonio Felix da Costa (DS Techeetah) dominated the qualifying and race and defended the top spot, followed closely by the man who replaced him at BMWi Andretti Motorsport, Maximilian Günther. Da Costa’s teammate Jean-Eric Vergne climbed from P11 up to P3 in […]

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Feb 25, 2020 - 05:18 pm

Renault to replace Moov’in with Zity in Paris

Renault and Ferrovial will bring their electric car-sharing Zity, which was launched in Madrid in 2017, to Paris in March. The launch on the Seine will take place with 500 Renault Zoe, which should replace Renault’s previous Moov’in fleet. In the coming years, the electric car-sharing service is to be extended to other European cities.

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Feb 25, 2020 - 05:09 pm

Polestar Precept shows a design future

Polestar has shown a foretaste of future electric models of the brand under the name Precept. The concept is a fully electric four-door Grand Tourer, which will be presented at the Geneva Motor Show in March.

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Feb 24, 2020 - 02:38 pm

A charging station that can tank

The Swiss company Juice Technology is advertising just how robust their mobile charging station Juice Booster 2 is with another impressive advertising stunt: This time involving an actual military tank!

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Feb 21, 2020 - 03:31 pm

DB Schenker invests in Volocopter

The electric air taxi manufacturer Volocopter gained a new shareholder: DB Schenker is joining the company founded in 2011. The participation of the rail logistics subsidiary is part of the third round of financing, which has brought the company a further 87 million euros.

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Feb 19, 2020 - 04:45 pm

INVADE looks at algorithms to solve grid overload

Intelligent charging of electric cars could significantly reduce the need for grid extensions. This is the result of a smart charging test within the framework of the now completed European project Invade. The central component of the test was a specially created algorithm from GreenFlux.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2020/05/19/octopus-launches-new-uk-charging-service/
19.05.2020 14:28