Tag: Wolfsburg

Jun 8, 2020 - 12:44 pm

Volkswagen to tighten savings plan

Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess has massively tightened the group’s austerity measures in the Corona crisis and made some choice words internally regarding electrification. Diess’ goal: E-mobility must not remain a subsidy business.

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Aug 22, 2019 - 06:17 pm

Volkswagen opens its first charging park

In Braunschweig, Germany, Volkswagen’s first employee charging park went into operation with 60 charging points. By 2025, 4,000 charging points are to be created at ten locations across Germany.

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Jun 30, 2018 - 07:32 pm

Volkswagen giving away 12 mobile charging stations

For the 80th anniversary of the Wolfsburg company, CEO Herbert Diess decided to donate 12 mobile charging stations to the city of Wolfsburg. The stations are grid independent and offer green energy, charging at capacities up to 200kWh.

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Apr 23, 2018 - 04:35 pm

China’s Lishen targets battery market in Europe

Chinese Tianjin Lishen Battery says it is in talks with Volkswagen and Daimler to deliver batteries for their upcoming EV models. While the report is unconfirmed, Lishen is opening its first HQ in Europe close to VW’s hometown Wolfsburg.

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Jan 22, 2018 - 05:48 pm

Volkswagen installs hundreds of chargers at its sites

The German carmaker wants to erect more than 200 charging points and wall boxes at parking areas around its main facility in Wolfsburg until April. 24 units of them have been already put into operation. Also other VW sites are currently expanding their charging infrastructure.

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Jun 5, 2015 - 09:07 am

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SDG&E plans infrastructure extension: San Diego Gas & Electric announced a new project, working with automakers, labor representatives, environmentalists and service providers to install 10 chargers each at up to 550 business and multi-family locations throughout its service territory for a total of 5,500 separate chargers. The company will also offer special rates to encourage charging at times when electricity supply from renewable energy is plentiful and energy prices are low.
electriccarsreport.com

Milan adds e-bikes: The Italian city has introduced 1 000 electric bicycles to its BikeMi network, bringing the total number of public bikes in the city to 4,600. All e-bikes have a range of 55 to 65 kilometres on a single charge. Furthermore, another 70 docking stations will be set up across the city.
eltis.org

150 Renault Zoe for Jordan: The deal was signed during the World Economic Forum on the Middle East and is the biggest Zoe order since 2013. The cars will be delivered this year and will be completely powered by electricity from solar panels installed on royal property.
alliance-renault-nissan.com

Plug Power and Walmart Canada expand partnership: Plug Power will deliver another 124 GenDrive fuel cell systems for forklift trucks to Walmart’s distribution center in Balzac, Alberta, bringing the GenDrive total to 230 units at the site. Walmart Canada will also receive a GenFuel infrastructure.
hydrogenfuelnews.com, marketwatch.com

EV charger extension in London: Transport for London seeks potential partners and suppliers to further extend EV infrastructure by building more rapid-chargers for commercially used electric vehicles. This is all in the run up to the introduction of the Ultra Low Emission Zone in 2020.
fleetnews.co.uk

Wolfsburg gets e-sharing: The hometown of Volkswagen got its first electric sharing scheme, featuring 15 e-bikes and five VW e-Up, and aims to include up to 50 electric bicycles. The scheme is supported by the Innovation Centre for Mobility and Societal Change (InnoZ) and its partners. An “eMobility cube” is being built near the main station to provide a point of information.
innoz.de (in German)

Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2020/06/08/vw-to-tighten-savings-plan/
08.06.2020 12:50