Category: EV

Benchmark Mineral Intelligence – Can life cycle assessments end greenwashing in the EV supply chain?

Within the EV value chain ESG reporting is going from something that is  “nice to have” to a “need to have.” However, greenwashing fears are still high: 69% of Benchmark Mineral Intelligence survey respondents said they have concerns over the validity and transparency of ESG reporting in the lithium value chain. Greenwashing, which is the…
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18th January 2022 0

Volkswagen doubles deliveries of all-electric vehicles in 2021

Volkswagen CEO Ralf Brandstätter: “We are continuing to press ahead with the transition to e-mobility despite the limited supply of semiconductors. In a very short time, Volkswagen has reached a top position for BEVs in Europe.” More than 369,000 electric vehicles (BEVs and PHEVs) delivered worldwide in 2021 One in four vehicles delivered by Volkswagen…
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13th January 2022 0

UK motorists predicted to buy over 330,000 new electric vehicles in 2022

UK motorists predicted to buy over 330,000 new electric vehicles in 2022 DriveElectric forecasts show that at least 330,000 new battery electric vehicles (BEVs) will be registered in the UK in 2022 Significant rise in EV sales despite production only fully ramping up in the second half of 2022 At least 330,000 new battery electric…
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10th January 2022 0

Volta Trucks partners with HERE Technologies to deliver a tailored last-mile electric vehicle navigation system featuring what3words

Volta Trucks, the leading and disruptive full-electric commercial vehicle manufacturer and services provider, has confirmed that the forthcoming Volta Zero will feature integrated navigation services from HERE Technologies, the leading location data and technology platform. The Volta Zero will use EV Range Assistant, a feature from HERE tailored for inner-city deliveries. It includes range prediction…
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5th January 2022 0

Convenient, networked and sustainable: new solutions for charging electric Volkswagen models

Plug & Charge will soon make charging cards a thing of the past Bidirectional charging will transform electric cars into mobile energy stores of the future New software for improved charge planning and faster charging With over 270,000 charging points, Volkswagen offers access to one of the largest and fastest-growing charging networks in Europe Charging…
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16th December 2021 0

Nissan charges ahead with EV36Zero plans in the UK with new solar farm

Planning permission granted for additional 20MW solar farm at Sunderland Plant Doubles the amount of renewable energy generated on-site to cover every Nissan LEAF sold in Europe All components in Nissan EV36Zero project progressing since announcement in July SUNDERLAND, UK (December 1, 2021) – Nissan has been given the green light to install an additional 20MW…
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13th December 2021 0

Volkswagen enters into strategic partnerships for the industrialisation of battery technology

Volkswagen Group to further strengthen its battery technology know-how and cost management, driving vertical integration of the battery value chain Planned joint venture with Umicore to jointly produce key materials for battery cells Investment in 24M secures access to innovative dry coating process in battery cell production Long-term agreement with Vulcan Energy Resources for supply…
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8th December 2021 0