Category: EV

12th October 2021 | Silverstone

Siemens to support zero-emission public transport in Ostrava with charging solution

harging infrastructure to power 24 new electric buses for the Ostrava Transit Authority in Czech Republic Software to automatically adapt the charging processes to the bus schedules and to optimize energy consumption Operations are scheduled to start in mid-2022 Siemens Smart Infrastructure will provide a charging solution for Dopravní podnik Ostrava (Ostrava Transit Authority), which…
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22nd May 2021 0

Arrival and Uber to collaborate on electric Car for ride-hailing industry

The Arrival Car will be designed to be an affordable, purpose-built electric vehicle for ride-hailing, and will be designed in partnership with Uber drivers Uber drivers will now be invited to join the design process and ensure the final vehicle meets their needs In addition, Arrival and Uber will explore a strategic relationship in key…
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17th May 2021 0

NIO Announces Norway Strategy

NIO officially announced its market entry into Norway at the NIO Norway Press Conference, marking its first step overseas. NIO will establish a full-fledged ecosystem encompassing cars, services, digital experience, and lifestyle and build a community. The ES8, NIO’s smart electric flagship SUV, will be the first vehicle model introduced to Norway, with the ET7, the company’s…
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10th May 2021 0

BAE Systems to deliver first zero emission propulsion systems on public buses in Vancouver

The fleet is the first in North America to benefit from the next-generation Series-EV zero emission technology. Fifteen public buses in Vancouver, Canada, will be fitted with BAE Systems’ all-electric propulsion system, allowing them to run free of emissions. The fleet is the first in North America to benefit from the next-generation Series-EV zero emission technology.…
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8th March 2021 0

800V systems in EVs enable longer ranges, faster charging – E&T Magazine

Electric vehicles (EVs) featuring 800V electrical systems could achieve much faster charging and reduced weight, allowing them to travel further between charges. Some automakers are already starting to embrace this technology. For instance, Porsche fitted an 800V system in their full-electric Taycan sports car, which was launched last year. The automaker claims that the model…
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24th February 2021 0

Volkswagen partners with QuantumScape to secure access to solid-state battery technology

Objective of new joint venture with QuantumScape is the commercialization of innovative solid-state battery technology Volkswagen is the largest automotive shareholder in Stanford spin-off QuantumScape Corporation Volkswagen Group will take a seat on the board of QuantumScape By increasing its stake in the California technology company QuantumScape Corporation and forming a new joint venture, Volkswagen…
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6th January 2021 0

Brexit deal triggers electric car battery race – The Times

Vehicle giants dodge tariffs but face 2027 deadline on parts The car industry is in a race against time to build giant battery gigafactories in the UK to ensure its survival and avoid damaging tariffs from the Brexit trade deal. Details of the EU deal revealed that Britain has a six-year window to build its…
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28th December 2020 0

Apple’s self-driving electric car, complete with revolutionary battery, slated for reveal in 2024

Apple is planning on revealing its long-awaited self-driving car in 2024, following years of uncertainty and setbacks, according to reports. The tech giant is working on an autonomous car that consumers can buy, Reuters has claimed, in contrast to efforts from rivals including Google to develop driverless vehicles for use in ride-hailing services. Full article can be found here: Apple’s…
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24th December 2020 0

Ola Announces Plans for World’s Largest Electric Scooter Factory

With an aim to make India a manufacturing hub for electric vehicles, Ola has signed the MoU with the Tamil Nadu government for an investment of 2,400 crores in setting up its first factory in the state. Upon completion, the factory will create almost 10,000 jobs and will be the world’s largest scooter manufacturing facility,…
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21st December 2020 0

BBC – Ban on new petrol and diesel cars in UK from 2030 under PM’s green plan

New cars and vans powered wholly by petrol and diesel will not be sold in the UK from 2030, Boris Johnson has said. Source: But some hybrids would still be allowed, he confirmed. It is part of what the prime minister calls a “green industrial revolution” to tackle climate change and create jobs in industries…
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18th November 2020 0