Tag : EV
France is to become a centre of excellence for Renault’s electric vehicles with an investment of more than €1bn in development and production.
Paris-based investment firm Meridiam has acquired Dutch EV charging firm Allego from grid company Alliander for an undisclosed amount.
Arval’s Public LLD has launched a new solution called “Energy Transition & Modernisation” adapted to the needs of state and local communities to accelerate their vehicle fleet transformations.
The European Commission has put together a series of measures that would help Europe fight its corner in the electric vehicle battery sector, including the ability to mass-produce battery cells.
A longer range and more power make the electric Golf even easier to live with, explains Alex Grant.
A new battery-electric C-HR, plug-in hybrid Corolla and Levin models have been revealed by Toyota.
Ikea France has signed up Renault Mobility to provide a car sharing service across its stores.
BMW has presented its latest electric vehicle, the BMW Concept iX3, as well as laying out future electric plans.
An increase in EV charging sessions to more than half a million were witnessed by NewMotion in 2017, latest figures reveal.
Tritium has opened a new sales, service, training and testing facility for Europe in Amsterdam, Netherlands as it commits to the European EV market.
Renault has announced that it will no longer force customers of the Zoe electric car to take out a battery lease.
Porsche reveals second electric car concept with 800V system, enabling 400-kilometre range in 15 minutes.
Dyson is looking to employ a further 300 people in “automotive” positions, as it works towards developing its first electric vehicle.
Jaguar has revealed pricing, a 480km range and final production specification for its first electric vehicle: the I-Pace.
Hyundai has revealed the electric version of the Kona compact SUV, confirming a range of almost 300 miles under the new WLTP cycle and rapid 100kW charging capability.
Mazda has confirmed its first electric car will be available with an optional range extender; the first rotary engine fitted to its production models since the RX-8 coupe was discontinued in 2012.
Running costs for smaller electric vans are already on a level as diesel rivals, enabling an extra 80,000 to take to Europe’s roads, a new study has indicated.
Hyundai has begun taking pre-orders for the Kona Electric in South Korea, hinting at a model range which is likely to be echoed when it launches in Europe this summer.
Audi is following in the footsteps of carmakers such as Tesla, Mercedes and Nissan in exploring energy storage technology as it overcome concerns of the impact of EVs on grid load.
BP sites in the UK and Europe will get electric vehicle rapid chargers from later this year as the oil giant seeks to keep pace with the transition away from petrol and diesel.
SAIC Mobility Europe, a division of Chinese vehicle manufacturer SAIC, has started deliveries of its zero-emission Maxus EV80 vans in Europe ahead of the brand’s full launch in 2019.
Dutch charging firm Allego along with Nordic charge point operator Fortum Charge & Drive are planning to develop a pan-European interoperable charging network, focusing on metropolitan areas and along highways.
PSA Group CEO Carlos Tavares has confirmed that every model of PSA vehicle will be offered with electrification as an option, at the Automotive News World Congress in Detroit.
Infiniti is to introduce its first pure electric vehicle from 2021 as it pushes ahead with plans to only launch vehicles with electrified powertrains from this date.
GASAG and Ubitricity want to promote electromobility in cities with smart EV charge cables and pay-per-koliwatt-hour electricity tariffs.
Kia has outlined plans to offer 16 electrified vehicles by 2025, including new hybrids, plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles, as well as an all-new hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicle (FCEV) in 2020.
Deutsche Post DHL Group is trialling particulate filters on StreetScooter test vans, said to create the first emissions-neutral vehicle.
Volkwagen’s new e-Crafter van has started fleet trials with an international group of major customers.
Belgium’s UNIT-E charging network has added 25 rapid chargers along key routes spanning between the French and Dutch borders, enabling easier long-distance travel for electric vehicles.