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Green Energy Initiative: Iberdrola and bp pulse’s €1 Billion Plan for High-Speed EV Charging Across Iberia

(IN BRIEF) Iberdrola and bp pulse have officially launched their joint venture, aiming to create an extensive high-speed electric vehicle (EV) charging network in Iberia. The venture plans to invest €1 billion and deploy 5,000 charging points in Spain and … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies Surpasses 1,000 High-Power Chargers for Electric Vehicles in France, Becomes No.1 in Ultra-Fast Charging

(IN BRIEF) TotalEnergies has achieved a significant milestone in electric mobility by installing and operating over 1,000 high-power chargers (HPC) for electric vehicles across France, making it the leading player in ultra-fast charging on the country’s motorways and expressways. As … Read the full press release

Scania Inaugurates Battery Assembly Plant for Serial Production of Premium Electric Vehicles

(IN BRIEF) Scania has celebrated the inauguration of its battery assembly plant at its headquarters in Södertälje, Sweden, marking a significant milestone for the company. This plant’s operations will facilitate the serial production of premium heavy-duty electric vehicles. The battery … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Group Steers Transformation with Impressive Strides in Tech Platforms at IAA Mobility

(IN BRIEF) Volkswagen Group’s CEO, Oliver Blume, announces substantial advancements in the company’s four core technology platforms during the IAA Mobility conference in Munich. The Group’s shift from traditional automaker to integrated mobility provider is marked by achievements in sustainable … Read the full press release

Maersk Charges Ahead: Expanding Electric Fleet to Over 500 Vehicles for Green Logistics Revolution in India

(IN BRIEF) Maersk, a global shipping and logistics company, is rapidly expanding its electric vehicle (EV) fleet in India, aiming to strengthen the fleet to over 500 vehicles in 26 cities. The company is committed to achieving net-zero emissions and … Read the full press release

Rheinmetall Secures Major Contract for Lightweight Structural Parts in Premium Electric Vehicles

(IN BRIEF) Rheinmetall, a technology enterprise, has secured a significant automobile industry order in the low three-digit million euro range for manufacturing structural parts. These highly complex parts, produced using a complex casting process, will be used in a premium … Read the full press release

Garanti BBVA Launches Türkiye’s First Ecommerce Loan for Energy-Efficient Car Rentals

(IN BRIEF) Garanti BBVA has partnered with Enterprise Türkiye to promote electric mobility and car rentals in Türkiye. As part of this collaboration, Garanti BBVA is offering an ecommerce loan, known as a Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) loan, to … Read the full press release

Infineon and Semikron Danfoss Collaborate to Meet Rising Demand for Electromobility Chips

(IN BRIEF) Infineon Technologies AG and Semikron Danfoss have signed a multi-year volume agreement for the supply of silicon-based electromobility chips. As the demand for power semiconductors rises due to the rapid growth of electromobility, Infineon will provide chipsets consisting … Read the full press release

ENGIE Vianeo and Siemens Collaborate to Deploy Fast-Charging Stations for Electric Vehicles on French Highway Networks

(IN BRIEF) ENGIE Vianeo, in collaboration with Siemens Smart Infrastructure, is deploying advanced electric vehicle charging stations on the networks of SANEF, APRR, AREA, and VINCI Autoroutes in France. The charging stations offer modular power from 160 kW to 300 … Read the full press release

MAN Readies for Series Production of Electric Trucks, Experiences High Demand

(IN BRIEF) MAN Truck & Bus is preparing to begin series production of its electric trucks in 2024. Over 500 order enquiries have already been received, and 2,600 employees have been trained in high-voltage technology. The company has created an … Read the full press release

BASF Unveils State-of-the-Art Facility for Battery Material Production and Recycling

(IN BRIEF) BASF has celebrated the opening of Europe’s first co-located center for battery material production and recycling in Schwarzheide, Germany. The facility includes a state-of-the-art production plant for cathode active materials and a battery recycling plant, marking significant progress … Read the full press release

Rheinmetall Introduces Compact Heat Pump Solution to Optimize Climate Control in Electric Vehicles

(IN BRIEF) Rheinmetall, a leading provider of automotive solutions, has introduced a plug and play heat pump designed to enhance thermal management in electric vehicles (EVs). The compact and preassembled heat pump offers efficient climate control in the passenger compartment … Read the full press release

Poland’s ORLEN VC Backs Circunomics to Drive Electric Vehicle Battery Sustainability

(IN BRIEF) ORLEN VC, the largest corporate venture capital fund in Poland owned by the ORLEN Group, has invested in Circunomics, a platform for battery reuse and recycling in electric vehicles. The investment aims to reduce the carbon footprint of … Read the full press release

E.ON and alpitronic Collaborate to Deploy 4,500 Fast-Charging Stations Across Europe

(IN BRIEF) E.ON and alpitronic have partnered to accelerate the growth of e-mobility by deploying 4,500 additional fast-charging stations across Europe by 2025. With the goal of registering 15 million electric vehicles in Germany by 2030, E.ON is investing in … Read the full press release

Škoda Auto provides 45 electric and hybrid vehicles for IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship

(IN BRIEF) Czech carmaker Škoda Auto has provided a fleet of 45 vehicles to the organisers of the 2023 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship, as it has done since 1993. The vehicles, the majority of which are all-electric or plug-in … Read the full press release

FAW-Volkswagen Boosts Battery Production with Over 100 KUKA Robots

(IN BRIEF) FAW-Volkswagen is using over 100 KUKA robots to increase battery pack production at its Fo-shan facility in southern China. The MEB Smart Factory produces up to 300,000 battery packs per year for the all-electric MEB platform. The factory … Read the full press release

Collaboration between Infineon and Schweizer promises to improve electric vehicle efficiency

(IN BRIEF) Infineon Technologies and Schweizer Electronic are working on a solution to embed Infineon’s 1200 V CoolSiC™ chips directly onto printed circuit boards (PCB) in order to increase the efficiency of chips based on silicon carbide (SiC). The companies … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel Achieves 100% Renewable Electricity in Global Contract Logistics Warehouses

(IN BRIEF) Kuehne+Nagel has published its seventh Sustainability Report, detailing the Group’s ESG performance in 2022 and its commitment to sustainable practices. Among the highlights, the company invested in maritime biofuels and sustainable aviation fuels to reduce Scope 3 emissions, … Read the full press release

Charging Solutions Provider EVBox Receives Gold Medal Rating on EcoVadis Sustainability Assessment

(IN BRIEF) EVBox, a provider of charging solutions for electric vehicles, has received a gold medal rating from EcoVadis for its sustainability efforts. The rating is based on an evaluation of the company’s policies, actions, and results in the areas … Read the full press release

EV Charging Solutions Company EVBox Achieves Halfway Point to One Million Charging Ports

(IN BRIEF) EVBox, a leading provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions, has achieved a significant milestone by shipping 500,000 charging ports to its customers and partners globally. The company aims to deliver one million charging ports to its customers … Read the full press release

Lloyds Bank strengthens EV offerings with Tusker acquisition

(IN BRIEF) Lloyds Banking Group has acquired Tusker, a UK-based vehicle management and leasing firm that specializes in electric and ultra-low emission vehicles, through salary sacrifice schemes. Tusker offers a cost-effective way for employees to lease EVs as part of … Read the full press release

SEAT invests €3 billion to shift from combustion to electrification, marking 30th anniversary of Martorell factory

(IN BRIEF) SEAT S.A., the Spanish automaker, is marking the 30th anniversary of the inauguration of its Martorell factory with a total investment of €3 billion to transition from combustion to electrification across all areas of its business. The transformation … Read the full press release

Advancing E-Mobility: MAHLE Modernizes Stuttgart Wind Tunnel with Fast Charging System for Electric Vehicles

(IN BRIEF) MAHLE has upgraded its facility in Stuttgart with a direct current fast charging system for electric vehicles. The system allows the company to test the effects of fast charging on Li-ion batteries in a variety of climatic conditions, … Read the full press release

Alstom to Enhance Train Safety and Capacity in Czech Republic and Slovakia with latest-generation Level 2 train control and supervision system

(IN BRIEF) Alstom, a global leader in smart and sustainable mobility, has received an order from ČD-Telematika to supply European Train Control System (ETCS) Level 2 for 7 Pendolino vehicles of Line 680 and 66 electric vehicles of Line 471 … Read the full press release

Plenitude brings innovation and sustainability to the 73rd edition of the Sanremo Festival

(IN BRIEF) Plenitude, a Benefit Corporation of Eni, is partnering with Rai and Rai Pubblicità for the 73rd edition of the Sanremo Festival in Italy. Plenitude’s focus will be on energy transition and innovation. The company will help power the … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Pushes for Electric Mobility Accessibility with 25,000 Charging Points by 2023

(IN BRIEF) The Volkswagen Group announced plans to install up to 25,000 high-power charging points around the world by the end of 2023, with the help of partners. The company has already connected 15,000 fast-charging points to the network in … Read the full press release

AI-Powered Full-Stack Hardware and Software Solutions for Assisted and Automated Driving Unveiled by Continental and Ambarella

(PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT, Germany, SANTA CLARA, CA, United States, 5-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — Continental (ETR: CON), a German multinational automotive parts manufacturing company, and edge AI semiconductor company Ambarella have announced a strategic partnership at CES 2023. The partnership will … Read the full press release

ZF’s Innovative Heated Seat Belt Increases Range of Electric Vehicles in Cold Conditions

(PRESS RELEASE) ALFDORF, Germany, 5-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — ZF, a German car parts supplier and the world’s leading supplier of automotive cameras, has announced it developed a heated seat belt option for electric vehicles that aims to improve the energy … Read the full press release

Siemens at Smart Production Solutions (SPS) exhibition: new AI-based feature for Analyze MyDrives Edge application and new compact DC/DC converter

(PRESS RELEASE) NUREMBERG, 26-Oct-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens AG (ETR: SIE), a German multinational conglomerate and Europe’s largest industrial manufacturing company, has announced its participation at this year’s Smart Production Solutions (SPS) trade fair in Nuremberg, from 8 – 10 … Read the full press release

Siemens AG and MAHLE GmbH partner over inductive charging systems

(PRESS RELEASE) ZUG, 9-Sep-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens AG (ETR: SIE), a German multinational conglomerate and Europe’s largest industrial manufacturing company, and MAHLE GmbH, one of the largest automotive suppliers worldwide, have announced a new partnership aimed at closing gaps … Read the full press release

Siemens AG et MAHLE GmbH s’associent pour des systèmes de charge inductive

(COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE) ZUG, 9-Sep-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens AG (ETR : SIE), un conglomérat multinational allemand et la plus grande entreprise de fabrication industrielle d’Europe, et MAHLE GmbH, l’un des plus grands équipementiers automobiles au monde, ont annoncé un … Read the full press release

Energy company E.ON and charging station manufacturer alpitronic partner over the installation of 2,000 ultra-fast charging points across Europe

(PRESS RELEASE) ESSEN, 4-Aug-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — E.ON (ETR: EOAN), one of Europe’s largest operators of energy networks and energy infrastructure, has announced a new strategic partnership with alpitronic, a leading charging station manufacturer, aimed at the development of ultra-fast … Read the full press release

L’énergéticien E.ON et le fabricant de bornes de recharge alpitronic s’associent pour l’installation de 2 000 bornes de recharge ultra-rapides dans toute l’Europe

(COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE) ESSEN, 4-Aug-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — E.ON (ETR : EOAN), l’un des plus grands opérateurs européens d’énergie réseaux et infrastructures énergétiques, a annoncé un nouveau partenariat stratégique avec alpitronic, l’un des principaux fabricants de bornes de recharge, visant au … Read the full press release

Volkswagen and Siemens invest $450 million in Electrify America, North America’s largest public ultra-fast charging network for EVs

$450 million equity investment supports Electrify America’s expansion plansin U.S. and Canada Siemens is first external investor in Electrify America LLC and becomes new shareholder; in line with company’s commitment to accelerate the shift to sustainable mobility $2.45 billion post-money … Read the full press release

Volkswagen et Siemens investissent 450 millions de dollars dans Electrify America, le plus grand réseau public de recharge ultra-rapide d’Amérique du Nord pour les véhicules électriques

Un investissement en capital de 450 millions de dollars soutient les plans d’expansion d’Electrify America aux États-Unis et au Canada Siemens est le premier investisseur externe dans Electrify America LLC et devient un nouvel actionnaire ; conformément à l’engagement de … Read the full press release

Enel’s innovation and digital arm Enel X partners with Arrival Ltd, an equitable electric vehicles manufacturer, over testing of a zero-emission battery electric bus in Italy

(PRESS RELEASE) ROME/ LONDON, 17-Jun-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel S.p.A. (BIT: ENEL), an Italian multinational manufacturer and distributor of electricity and gas, has announced that Enel X, its innovation and digital arm, will be partnering with Arrival (NASDAQ: ARVL), pioneer … Read the full press release

Enels Innovations- und Digitalsparte Enel X arbeitet mit Arrival Ltd, einem Hersteller von gerechten Elektrofahrzeugen, zusammen, um einen emissionsfreien Elektrobus mit Batterie in Italien zu testen

(PRESSEMITTEILUNG) ROME/ LONDON, 17-Jun-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel S.p.A. (BIT: ENEL), ein italienischer multinationaler Hersteller und Vertreiber von Elektrizität und Gas, hat bekannt gegeben, dass Enel X, sein Innovations- und Digitalzweig, mit Arrival (NASDAQ: ARVL), dem Pionier einer einzigartigen neuen … Read the full press release

Eni Plénitude S.p.A., Società Benefit entre en bourse sur Euronext Milan

(COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE) MILAN, 10-Jun-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni (BIT : ENI), une multinationale énergétique italienne axée sur l’innovation, l’efficacité et l’accessibilité pour tous, a annoncé que son 100 % filiale contrôlée Eni Plénitude S.p.A., Società Benefit (anciennement Eni gas e luce), … Read the full press release

Eni Plenitude S.p.A., Società Benefit goes public on Euronext Milan

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 10-Jun-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni (BIT: ENI), an Italian multinational energy company with focus on innovation, efficiency and accessibility for all, has announced that its 100% controlled subsidiary Eni Plenitude S.p.A., Società Benefit (formerly Eni gas e … Read the full press release

Rheinmetall and its joint venture in China to deliver millions of transmission housings for a world-leading maker of electric vehicles

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 23-May-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Rheinmetall AG (ETR: RHM), a German integrated technology group active in the automotive and defence industries, has announced a major order for the supply of millions of transmission housings for a world-leading maker … Read the full press release