Tag Archives: electric vehicles

MAHLE: chargeBIG’s electric charging infrastructure obtains VDE’s certification

Corporate start-up obtains type examination certificate from Germany’s Association for Electrical, Electronic, and Information Technologies (VDE) Customers of the electric charging infrastructure can now be billed in compliance with the German Measurement and Verification Act (MessEG) chargeBIG is also the … Read the full press release

Centrica launches new Fleet Charging Management System that breaks down barriers in accessing public charging networks

(PRESS RELEASE) WINDSOR, 11-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational energy and services company Centrica announces the launch of its new Fleet Charging Management System that answers the question of what happens when drivers need to charge their commercial vehicles while … Read the full press release

Enel X announces partnership with Sterling and Wilson to accelerate deployment of EV charging infrastructure in India

The purpose of the JV is to market and distribute products for electric vehicle private and public charging businesses across India (PRESS RELEASE) ROME, Italy/ MUMBAI, India, 26-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel X announces that it has entered into a … Read the full press release

Electrification strategy: Audi and its Chinese partner FAW announce the appointment of Helmut Stettner as CEO of PPE company in China

(PRESS RELEASE) INGOLSTADT, 1-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Audi moves ahead with the establishment of a new cooperative enterprise with FAW, which will produce electric vehicles on the platform PPE (Premium Platform Electric) in Changchun from 2024 onwards, with the announcement … Read the full press release

Siemens Smart Infrastructure to the grid connection at selected gas stations of bp subsidiary in Germany Aral AG

Aral to install more than 100 ultra-fast chargers at 30 gas stations in Germany until end of first quarter 2021; further roll-out planned Siemens to provide intelligent grid connection for growing power demand Cloud connection creates transparency across all locations, … Read the full press release

The all-electric BMW i4 ahead of its world premiere: the brand’s first car with sporty DNA for purely electric driving built entirely from scratch

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 22-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BMW Group (ETR: BMW), a German multinational company which produces luxury vehicles and motorcycles, has released a video for 1st hand explanations from behind the steering wheel by the BMW i4 Project Leader … Read the full press release

E-VIA FLEX-E European project: Enel X and IP activate ultrafast charging facilities in Italy

(PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 15-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel X and IP announce that the first three HPC (High Power Charge) charging facilities of the E-VIA FLEX-E project in Italy are now operational. These ultrafast charging stations enable owners of electric … Read the full press release

Thomas Ulbrich, Volkswagen: We need significantly more charging points in Germany and Europe if electric vehicles are to establish themselves quickly

Over 1,200 charging points already in operation at German sites Some 750 new charging points to be installed in 2021, including the first High Power Charging stations with up to 300 kW power Thomas Ulbrich: “We need significantly more charging … Read the full press release

Laureti Announces Production Facility in Southern California As MiRA’s New Features Revealed

Laureti Announces Production Facility in Southern California

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 11-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Passenger-centric mobility pioneer, Laureti, has announced that the car volumes dedicated for North America will be made in the United States. Laureti chief Marcus Paleti said that the company is seriously considering the … Read the full press release

British Gas and Vauxhall to offer 30k miles of free electricity to Corsa-e customers

British Gas to offer free chargers with expert installation by their engineers to Vauxhall EV customers Vauxhall Corsa-e customers will also get 30k worth of free miles paid as a credit on their electricity account with a British Gas time … Read the full press release

BASF Circular Economy Program: Focus on circular feedstocks, new material cycles and new business models

(PRESS RELEASE)LUDWIGSHAFEN, 10-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF announces the launch of a new Circular Economy Program. The company aims to double its sales generated with solutions for the circular economy to €17 billion by the year 2030 and plans to … Read the full press release

Stora Enso to build a granulation and packing plant for lignin

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 4-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading provider of renewable solutions in packaging, biomaterials, wooden constructions and paper, Stora Enso announces its investment of EUR 14 million for the construction of a granulation and packing plant for lignin at … Read the full press release

Continental’s High-Performance Computer, Cooperation Portal and Natural 3D Lightfield Centerstack recognized by the European Association of Automotive Suppliers at the 2020 CLEPA Awards

Body High-Performance Computer (HPC) and Continental Cooperation Portal were awarded as “Winner” in the CLEPA “Cooperation” category The HPC based architecture replaces conventional, distributed control unit architectures in vehicles Continental Cooperation Portal simplifies software integration from various parties and increases … Read the full press release

Cebr’s study for FairFuel UK: forcing people to use electric vehicles would make car ownership unaffordable for the poorest

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 23-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR), one of the UK’s leading economics consultancies, has released its commentary on UK Gov’s green agenda which has started to emerge in a series of … Read the full press release

LAURETI DEVELOPS THE WORLD’S FIRST MOBILITY OPERATING SYSTEM

(PRESS RELEASE)LONDON, 19-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Laureti, a pioneering mobility technology company, reveals MiRA.OS– a first-of-its kind mobility operating system designed to deliver a dedicated passenger-centric experience. The central rationale of the operating system supports passenger wellness, productivity and connectivity—in … Read the full press release

SEAT to invest EUR 7 million for the development of new automotive battery lab in Martorell

The new Test Center Energy requires an investment of more than 7 million euros Vehicles, cell modules and battery groups can be tested in the facility’s 1,500 m2 area and 1.3 megawatts of testing capacity The future centre will position … Read the full press release

E-mobility: Vattenfall partners with Aral and BP over fueling/charging solutions

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 15-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish government-owned multinational power company Vattenfall has announced it will partner with Aral in Germany and with BP in the Netherlands. The partnership will make it easier to get into e-mobility and mixed … Read the full press release

Electrification: The new BMW iX3 to be released onto the market by the end of 2020

Homologation tests successfully concluded First pure electric model from BMW core brand will be produced on schedule in China for global market starting in late summer (PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH/ SHENYANG, China, 9-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — German multinational automotive company BMW … Read the full press release

400,000 electric vehicles to be equipped with NORMA Group thermal management line systems by 2025

(PRESS RELEASE) MAINTAL, 24-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — NORMA Group develops line systems for thermal management of battery units for a leading battery manufacturer. The systems will be used in up to 400,000 electric vehicles of a major international automobile manufacturer … Read the full press release

Electromobility breakthrough: ZF’s new electric 2-speed e-drive solution for the best possible range from each battery charge

Electromobility breakthrough: ZF's new electric 2-speed e-drive solution for the best possible range from each battery charge

(PRESS RELEASE) FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, 16-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — ZF announced the world premiere of its first 2-speed e-drive system meant for passenger cars. The system integrates an advanced electric motor with a shift element and appropriate power electronics.  Extended driving range … Read the full press release

New SGS lab becomes one of the most advanced e-mobility test centers in Germany

New SGS lab becomes one of the most advanced e-mobility test centers in Germany

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 5-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS announced it has inaugurated an advanced e-mobility laboratory focused on safety and functional testing as well as environmental simulations. The new electromobility test center is located in the Gelting-Ost Industrial Park in … Read the full press release

Scania’s 2030 vision for urban transportation: NXT concept vehicle

(PRESS RELEASE) SÖDERTÄLJE, Sweden, 12-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Scania has just unveiled self-driving battery electric urban concept vehicle called NXT. The concept vehicle has been designed with flexibility in mind – it can shift from transporting commuters to and from … Read the full press release

Continental’s powertrain business now Vitesco Technologies; partial IPO planned for the 2H 2019

(PRESS RELEASE) REGENSBURG, 1-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Continental has just announced that its powertrain business has become an independent entity and will trade under the name of “Vitesco Technologies” as the introduction of the new name is scheduled to happen … Read the full press release

Jaguar Land Rover prepares tomorrow’s engineers for the self-driving future through its Land Rover 4×4 in Schools programme

(PRESS RELEASE) WHITLEY, 16-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Jaguar Land Rover is looking to inspire the next generation of software coders and talents with its Land Rover 4×4 In Schools programme. Land Rover 4×4 in Schools programme gives tomorrow’s engineers the chance … Read the full press release

Koenigsegg to accelerate growth in the hyper car market with EUR 150 million funding from NEVS (National Electric Vehicle Sweden)

(PRESS RELEASE) TROLLHÄTTAN, Sweden, 30-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — NEVS (National Electric Vehicle Sweden) has just announced it purchased 20 percent minority stake in Koenigsegg’s parent company for EUR 150 million. The high-performance sports cars maker Koenigsegg will use the new capital to accelerate … Read the full press release

New retail station in Jinan city, Shandong, China for BP marks the start of its plan to add 1,000 new sites across China

(PRESS RELEASE) SHANDONG, China, 29-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — BP opens its first branded station in Shandong, China. The new store is opened through BP’s new joint venture partnership with Dongming Petrochemical. It is located in the Huaiyin district of Jinan city. BP … Read the full press release

Enel now with 130 Fast Recharge charging stations installed along long-distance roads in Italy and Austria

(PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 22-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel has installed 130 Fast Recharge charging stations, equal to 260 recharging points, which are now operating along the long-distance roads of Italy and Austria as part of the EVA+ project (Electric Vehicles Arteries). … Read the full press release

World Premiere: Power bank for electric cars – the mobile quick charging station by Volkswagen Group Components

Flexible charging station can support the stationary development of a charging infrastructure for electric vehicles and serve temporary needs CEO of Volkswagen Group Components, Thomas Schmall: “Completely new approach for the construction and expansion of the charging network” Head of … Read the full press release

ENGIE and Arval launch new green transport offer that aims to simplify access to electric vehicles

La Défense, France, 17-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ENGIE, the global energy company and major player in charging infrastructure for electric vehicles, and Arval, the global specialist in corporate vehicle fleet leasing, have announced the launch of a new green transport offer … Read the full press release

BASF and GAC R&D Center unveil co-developed electric concept cars at the 16th Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition

GAC’s new concept cars, made with BASF materials and solutions, debut at the 16th Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition (booth location: 2B05) First concept car co-developed by BASF and a Chinese OEM Solutions to help transform electric concept car from design to … Read the full press release