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EV Charging Robots By Volkswagen Revealed
The Volkswagen group has hinted that it is searching for a charging robot for EV. These are mobile charging robots that will make electric vehicles autonomous.
Dec 30, 2019 // Technology, Storage, Transport, VOLKSWAGEN, ENERGY STORAGE, Germany, Europe, electric vehicles, mobile charging robot, robot
Light-Year One To Be Powered By Sun Power Maxeon
According to Helmond, Sunpowers’s Maxeon solar technology will provide the energy to power the light-year one.
Dec 30, 2019 // Transport, Sun Power, Maxeon, Light-Year One, Richard Swanson, Domjan Raphael
A 200 Electric Buses Tender issued
Over 200 MIDI electric Buses tender in Mumbai has been issued. While issuing the tender, BEST said that the buses will operate between Mumbai and its suburbs.
Dec 26, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Transport, India, Asia, electric vehicles, electric buses, Mumbai
EV Policy Gets the Green Light To Prepare For 5 Lakh Vehicles By 2024
Kejriwal government is doing all it can to reduce the pollution levels in Delhi. To reinforce on this, it has cleared and committed to implementing the newly formulated EV policy. In its new strategy, the government has planned to have at least 5 lakh EVs registered to help eliminate air pollution. It means that the capital is ready for commercial and two-wheeler EV cars. Meanwhile, the government is staying clear of the private vehicle market since it has no ability to act as a major player there.
Dec 24, 2019 // Storage, Transport, India, Asia, electric vehicles, EV, Delhi, EV policy
LS Power to Acquire EV Charging Solutions Firm EVGo
LS Power has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire EVgo, the largest public fast-charging network for EVs in the US
Dec 24, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Transport, USA, North America, ev charging, EVgo, LS Power, LS Power Acquire EVGo
Electric Pickup Truck Startup Rivian Closes $1.3 Billion Funding Round
Rivian has announced that it has closed a funding round of USD 1.3 billion. The financing was led by funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price.
Dec 24, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Transport, Amazon, electric vehicles, Rivian, Electric Pickup, T. Rowe Price Associates
An MoU is signed by Energy Efficiency Services Limited to promote E-mobility
Birghirathi Sustainability India has signed a memorandum of understanding with EESL. In the MOU, India is exploiting the possibility of promoting electric vehicles and e-mobility in India.
Dec 21, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Transport, India, Asia, electric vehicles, EESL, MoU, Baghirathi Sustainability India
BMW now has Half a Million Electric Vehicles on Road
The BMW Group has reached another electro-mobility milestone and already delivered half a million electric vehicles to customers worldwide.
Dec 20, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Transport, Germany, Europe, electric vehicles, BMW Group, Sebastian Mackensen, Oliver Zipse, Pieter Nota
New app helps charge Tesla EVs when electricity is greener and cheaper
With its app already present in Belgium and the Netherlands, start-up Jedlix is introducing smart charging in France. The solution enables Tesla drivers to optimize their charging strategy.
Dec 18, 2019 // Storage, Software, Transport, TESLA, France, Europe, Netherlands, Belgium, ev charging, Vincent Maillart, Julien Tchernia
Envision Bags Solar Powered EV Charging Solutions Contract in Massachusetts
The State of Massachusetts has awarded Envision Solar a statewide contract for the deployment of EV ARC transportable solar-powered EV charging solutions
Dec 18, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, Transport, USA, Massachusetts, North America, ev charging, Envision Solar, Desmond Wheatley
Charging an electric vehicle in 10 minutes
Scientists from Penn State University have developed a self-heating battery for electric vehicles which is said charge in only 10 minutes at 60 degrees Celsius.
Dec 17, 2019 // Technology, Storage, Transport, USA, North America, electric vehicle, penn state university, Chao-Yang Wang
All Porsche Taycan e-vehicles in Canada for 3-Years of Inclusive Charging
Porsche Cars Canada has announced an agreement with Electrify Canada to provide the all-electric Taycan with three years of inclusive charging
Dec 16, 2019 // Transport, Canada, North America, Porsche Cars Canada, Electrify Canada, Taycan
BMW strikes five-year lithium deal for electrical car batteries
German high-end auto giant BMW said Wednesday it had struck a deal with a Chinese supplier covering all of its own lithium needs for electric car batteries for the forthcoming five years.
Dec 12, 2019 // Storage, Transport, BMW, Germany, China, Europe, Asia, Ganfeng Lithium
The first civil e-plane gets off the ground in Canada
The first civil fully electric airplane in the world was piloted in Vancouver a month ago.
Dec 11, 2019 // Storage, Transport, Canada, North America, electric airplane, Greg McDougall
Australia shows low interest in e-mobility
According to the latest survey, Australia is the country least interested in e-vehicles because of underdeveloped recharging network, short drive distance and expensiveness.
Dec 9, 2019 // Technology, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Transport, Australia, Oceania, ARENA, e-vehicles