Tag: World

May 26, 2019 - 01:50 pm

This is a warning: AVAS for electric cars

Starting this July, newly homologated electric cars will have to make artificial noises at low speeds. That may be good news for sound designers, but the obligation to sound is unfair, our research suggests because new combustion engines are almost as quiet on the road.

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Nov 13, 2018 - 02:57 pm

Tesla ends free Supercharging for Model S and X

Those buying a Tesla Model S or Model X from now, will have to pay for charging at a Supercharger. The EV maker has ended its free Supercharging credit programme for good. Owners of a Model 3 had never benefitted from it in the first place.

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Oct 17, 2018 - 06:56 pm

Tesla trademarks a very alternative fuel

Elon Musk never tires of tweeting surprises that border on the verge of comedy. This latest tweet has been made news via CNBC and deals with a new trademark that could be filed under better first than never. 

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Jun 13, 2018 - 01:22 pm

Volvo and Polestar launch performance boost for PHEV

Volvo is launching a new electrified performance offer called Polestar Engineered, specifically developed for its upcoming 60 Series plug-in hybrid cars. The package tweaks the wheels, brakes, suspension and engine control unit for higher performance and better fuel economy.

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May 2, 2018 - 02:45 pm

BMW and Torqueedo to build electric racing yacht

Around the world with zero emissions – the dream is not new but this time it is not about flying but sailing and Torqueedo and BMW want to make this vision a reality. They are jointly designing a yacht to compete in the Vendée Globe solo, around-the-world race in 2020.

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Apr 23, 2018 - 03:52 pm

Volvo Trucks to share battery technology

Volvo Trucks, that is due to launch its first all-electric semi next year, says it wants to market the battery technology across brands in order to reduce cost. They would not only share their tech with trucks though but also with buses and heavy industries.

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Apr 18, 2018 - 07:45 pm

Open Charge Alliance launches latest protocol

The latest version of the Open Charge Point Protocol (OCPP) is now available to charging stations manufacturers and operators. Version OCPP 2.0, includes new features regarding security, smart charging and improved transaction handling for large networks.

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Feb 14, 2018 - 04:28 pm

BMW wants to sell 140,000 plug-ins throughout 2018

The BMW Group delivered over 100,000 electric and plug-in vehicles in 2017 and is thus targeting 140,000 electrified vehicles this year. In some markets sales of PEVs accounted for 10 – 25 percent of all BMW sales. PEV deliveries in January increased by over a third.

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Jan 30, 2018 - 01:51 pm

Daimler’s global production hubs for batteries and EVs

Mercedes is currently building its electrification strategy and establishes connected hubs to build batteries and electric cars across the globe. Daimler needs to keep on track to launch 10 all-electric models by 2022 and to electrify across the entire range.

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Jan 10, 2018 - 01:59 pm

Workhorse W-15 now available to everyone

American Workhorse has opened the order books so that anyone that fancies an electric pick-up truck may reserve. Each name entered calls for a 1,000 dollar deposit and Workhorse hopes to start deliveries by late 2018.

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Jan 7, 2018 - 04:20 pm

Formula E won’t allow battery competition before 2025

The idea was to open up the competition to manufacturers component by component but for batteries this won’t happen before 2025 at least. Formula E’s Alejandro Agag revealed that the electric racing series will stick to a standard battery for another 7 years, that is until season 11.

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Jan 7, 2018 - 02:27 pm

Kia to show all-electric Niro EV at CES

Korean carmaker Kia has released a series of images to tease the world debut of the all-electric Niro EV. The revelation is set for this Tuesday, January, 9. Kia thus completes the Niro series that also includes a hybrid as well as plug-in hybrid variant.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/05/26/this-is-a-warning-avas-for-electric-cars/
26.05.2019 13:29