Tag: BEV

Jun 9, 2023 - 02:46 pm

eCitaro fuel cell buses to grace hilly Italian roads

The Mercedes-Benz eCitaro hydrogen fuel cell electric bus will be used in northern Italy from the end of this year. The public transport operator SASA has ordered nine examples of the 18-metre-long articulated version of the electric bus with a fuel cell range extender.

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Jun 9, 2023 - 12:23 pm

NEV registrations continue to rise in China over May

Sales of electric cars and plug-in hybrids in China increased again in May. Around 717,000 of the so-called New Energy Vehicles (NEV) were sold, according to data published by the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM).

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Jun 9, 2023 - 12:02 pm

Porsche reveals Mission X study

Porsche has revealed Mission X, a study of an all-electric hypercar, to mark the company’s 75th anniversary. Statements from Porsche on the possible road approval of the model suggest the two-seater with gullwing doors is likely to be more than just a design concept.

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Jun 9, 2023 - 11:31 am

ID. Buzz headed to the tuners

The German vehicle tuner Irmscher also modifies the electric VW ID. Buzz. Now the electric van can be completely revamped by the Remshalden-based company, turning it into a more leisurely version of the electric van.

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Jun 8, 2023 - 12:53 pm

Silence kicks off production of the compact SO4

The Spanish electric scooter manufacturer Silence has started production of its first four-wheeled electric vehicle. The Silence S04, first shown in autumn 2021, is now being manufactured in a new plant of the parent company Acciona in Barcelona.

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Jun 7, 2023 - 03:47 pm

LiveWire appoints new CEO

Leadership change at LiveWire, the electric motorbike brand of Harley-Davidson: Karim Donnez is appointed as the new CEO with effect from 12 June 2023 and replaces Jochen Zeitz in this function, who will, however, remain Chairman of the LiveWire Group.

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Jun 7, 2023 - 02:39 pm

Volvo EX30 launch sees Volvo tuning into new EV clientele

Volvo just launched its first entry-level electric car, and the Chinese-owned car maker surprises with a price that sets a benchmark for customers and competitors alike. The Volvo EX30 was highly anticipated and revealed in full (small) size today, with the UK being the first online launch market.

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Jun 7, 2023 - 01:30 pm

Forsee introduces ‘Flex-Plus’ battery for heavy vehicles

The French battery manufacturer Forsee Power presented the ‘Flex Plus’ new battery system for equipping heavy electric vehicles such as buses, trucks and off-road vehicles. Only a month ago, the company presented a battery system for medium-sized trucks and minibuses.

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Jun 7, 2023 - 11:38 am

Amsterdam brings forward ICE ban for most vehicles

From 2025, the Dutch capital will allow only zero-emission taxis, vans, trucks, scooters, and mopeds to run in large parts of Amsterdam. The new rule will apply to vehicles that will be newly registered as of 2025, with an important exception.

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Jun 7, 2023 - 11:10 am

Volkswagen reorganizes production in China

Volkswagen is reorganising its production in China. While early information remains sparse, space is to be created for production of electric cars by bundling production. Among other things, the assembly of combustion models is to be relocated from the Anting plant to other sites.

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Jun 6, 2023 - 02:24 pm

Austrian police launches BEV pilot project

The Austrian police are testing a total of 23 electric cars in four federal provinces for their suitability in police service. The pilot project will start in the fourth quarter of 2023, but the 20 police stations in Salzburg, Lower Austria, Vienna and Tyrol have already taken delivery of the electric cars.

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Jun 6, 2023 - 01:30 pm

Tesla announces scrappage scheme bonus in the UK

Tesla has launched a new car scrappage scheme in the UK for customers who trade in an older petrol or diesel car model. Over June, customers whose car is valued at less than £2,000 will get £2,000 off the purchase of a new Model 3 or Model Y.

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Jun 6, 2023 - 11:25 am

Smart’s electric SUV #3 arrives in China

Smart has launched sales of the Smart #3 in China. The second model since the brand’s revamp, presented in April, is an all-electric SUV coupé that will also be launched in the first European markets from the end of this year.

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Jun 5, 2023 - 03:31 pm

Daimler Buses creates infrastructure subsidiary

Daimler Buses is setting up a subsidiary specialising in the design and construction of infrastructure for electric buses. In collaboration with its partners, Daimler Buses Solutions GmbH will provide customers across Europe with the complete infrastructure from a single source.

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Jun 5, 2023 - 02:47 pm

Wehrlein & Günther takes the lead in Jakarta Formula E race

Two German drivers won the two Formula E races in Indonesia. In Saturday’s race of the electric racing series in Jakarta, Pascal Wehrlein (Porsche) scored victory ahead of Jake Dennis (Avalanche Andretti) and Maximilian Günther (Maserati MSG Racing). On Sunday, Günther took the lead.

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Jun 5, 2023 - 12:48 pm

JLR announces major I-Pace recall

JLR is recalling all I-Pace vehicles produced in Graz, Austria, since 5 June 2018 due to a fire hazard. The recall affects 6,367 units of the electric model. There is a risk that the high-voltage battery could overheat.

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Jun 5, 2023 - 11:23 am

Daimler officially presents the Mercedes eCitaro fuel cell

Daimler Buses presented its first serial electric bus with a fuel cell as a range extender at the presentation of the eCitaro fuel cell at the Global Public Transport Summit. The start of the series production of the eCitaro fuel cell coincides with the trade fair premiere.

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Jun 5, 2023 - 10:15 am

MAN decides against developing Euro-7 buses

Bus manufacturer MAN will not invest in Euro 7 technology and instead will only have zero-emission buses in its portfolio for cities and municipalities from 2030. The manufacturer also presented its latest electric vehicle model in Barcelona: the Lion’s City 10.

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09.06.2023 14:30